Tulum Inspired Orlando Rooftop Wedding

March 30, 2022 | riley

Celebrating with family was a top priority for Blake and Rochelle. But because their grandparents couldn’t travel, the couple decided to bring those Tulum vibes to their Orlando rooftop wedding. With the help of their planner, Bella Sposa Events, and their rockstar vendor team, they were able to pull off an unforgettable celebration, surrounded by their closest loved ones

When the bride herself is the florist, you can expect a spectacular display of arrangements. With the open space of The Balcony as the perfect blank canvas, what better way to channel a modern boho wedding at the beach than with earthy tones, rattan details, disco balls, white florals, and dried exotic foliage?   

The couple went the extra mile to ensure that their big day was a fun family affair by including the bride’s grandmother in the ceremony. As their guests looked on, Rochelle’s Mawmaw made her way down the aisle and stole the show as her flower girl—it was truly a heartwarming and adorable moment.

Between the coconut seating chart and sangria bar, down to the confetti cannon and sparkler fountain, they threw one seriously epic Tulum-inspired party, and everyone had an absolute blast. And thanks to Stephanie Velez, every moment was captured brilliantly.  

The Couple:

Rochelle and Blake

The Wedding:

The Balcony, Orlando, Florida

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The Bride’s Flower Granny Stole The Show

My “Mawmaw” means the world to us, and we actually had her in the wedding as a flower grandma. She lit up and still talks about how it was the best day of her life. I surprised her by playing our favorite song—“Dancing Queen” by Abba—that she and I used to dance to when she watched me as a child. 

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A Beach-Themed Coconut Seating Chart

I would have to say the seating chart created by Andi Mejia Designs was on the top of my list of favorite pieces. She put our custom design on every coconut, and Arthur’s Catering filled each coconut with the yummiest margaritas for our guests.

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A Surprise Confetti Cannon Gets The Party Started

Our DJ surprised us with a confetti cannon during our reception, and our guests still talk about it. Our guests went crazy for it, and the party really started when that happened.

The Wedding Team:

Photography – Stephanie Velez Photography
Event Planning – BellaSposa Events
Venue – The Balcony
Floral Design – Gather and Grace Designs
Catering – Arthur’s Catering
Cake – Morgan Hunter Desserts
Sangria Bar Cart – The Sangria Truck
DJ – FyerFlyProduction
Videography – Josh and Rachel Best
Invitation Design – Andi Mejia
Makeup Artist & Hair Styling – Before the Aisle Weddings
Wedding Dress – Olivia Bowen Bridal
Groom’s Apparel – The Black Tux
Rings – Sarah O Jewelry
Rentals – Ocean Hawk Rentals & GlassHouse Rentals
Guestbook – After The Tone
Neon Sign – Brite Lite Tribe


Congratulations to Blake and Rochelle on their Tulum-inspired Orlando rooftop wedding. And big thanks to Stephanie Velez for capturing every detail and moment of their magical day.

From dreamy bouquets to elaborate installations, florals enhance the look and feel of your big day with fun color palettes and textures like nothing else. When planning your wedding flowers, have fun with it and step outside the box. Don’t be afraid to show off your unique personality.

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