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WEDDING BLOG

Beautiful Backyard Florida Wedding

May 25, 2021 | olivia

This wedding was doused in florals and feathers. We mean it—Bridgerton’s got nothing on this backyard Florida wedding. Alexa and Javin decided to tie the knot at their home when COVID restrictions didn’t allow for a destination wedding. With florals by 2 Birds Events and help from wedding planner–and Junebug member–Carefully Curated Events, their backyard was completely transformed into a gorgeous fairy-tale wedding venue. 

Speaking of fairy tales, Alexa’s gorgeous blush-toned gown makes it easy to understand why brides are opting for more colorful wedding dresses. Her bridesmaids complemented her look with matching mauve gowns while the groom and groomsmen rocked dark green suits and floral ties. Thankfully, Britt & Bean Photography captured the essence of the entire wedding. Keep scrolling to see every detail of this beautiful backyard wedding.

The Couple:

Alexa and Javin

The Wedding:

Tampa, Florida

Bridal Quality Time With The Girls

While I was so incredibly happy with our decor and florals, the part of the day that filled my heart was being able to enjoy the day with the five most amazing girlfriends, my bridesmaids. It’s not easy to build healthy strong relationships and friendships that are filled with unconditional love. When I look back at photos at myself and my girls, I couldn’t be more proud to have had them by my side. Weddings are the perfect time to reflect on all the blessings you have—especially your people.

Marrying Your Best Friend

The most memorable part of the day was walking back up the aisle together. Everything happens so fast during the ceremony, you don’t even realize what is happening. But after it’s over and it’s just you two together, you can finally have your “Oh my god, I just got to marry my best friend” moment.

Choosing A Backyard Florida Wedding

We were originally supposed to have a destination wedding in North Carolina, but it didn’t work out due to COVID restrictions. So we picked the most beautiful, most comfortable place for us in Florida—my home!

Advice From The Bride

This is the most overstated and stereotypical piece of advice, but it’s also the most important: find a way to manage your stress. I won’t say “don’t stress” because that is impossible, but you have to find a way to handle it or it will steal your joy. Halfway through my planning process, I wanted to call off the whole big wedding and just go to the courthouse. It’s not a fun feeling so avoid it as much as possible.

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The Wedding Team:

Photography – Britt & Bean Photography
Event Planning – Carefully Curated Events
Floral Design – 2 Birds Events
Catering – Saltblock Hospitality
Cake – Halelife Bakery
DJ – DJ Moreno
Photobooth – The Gala Photobooth
Videography – Julie Gomez/ Vidamotions 
Invitation Design – A&P Designs
Makeup Artist – Jennifer Beauty Co. and Sarah Dorado
Hair Styling – Jennifer Beauty Co
Bridesmaids’ Apparel – Azazie
Rings – Summit Diamonds
Rentals – Kate Ryan Events

 

Congratulations to Alexa and Javin on their beautiful backyard Florida wedding! Big thank you to Britt & Bean Photography for sharing and capturing this day with us. And, of course, thank you to Junebug member Carefully Curated Events for planning the entire day. To see more of their wedding planning, check out their profile in our directory of wedding planners from around the globe!

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