Carrie and Andrew’s Enchanting Elopement at the Ritz Carlton in Florida

Captured by Rut Photography
Submitted by Precious Moments Events LLC


Carrie and Andrew embarked on a journey to weave their love for history into an intimately beautiful wedding, capturing the essence of the remarkable Ca’ d’Zan. With a heartfelt desire to honor the rich heritage of this iconic venue, their celebration unfolded as a mesmerizing timeline of elegance, centered around an enchanting all-white palette. Against the backdrop of the Ca’ d’Zan’s breathtaking waterview, their ceremony took place, setting the stage for an unforgettable union.

The enchanting journey continued as the celebration transitioned to the Ca’ d’Zan Room at the prestigious Ritz Carlton in Sarasota, where the reception unfolded in all its splendor. Carrie’s impeccable taste reflected in the exquisite tablescapes adorned with lush white florals, while the glistening crystal chandeliers cast a radiant glow, adding a touch of opulence to the ambiance. The dance floor, an ethereal expanse of pristine white, beckoned guests to sway to the rhythm of love and joy. Thoughtfully placed lighting fixtures illuminated the room, enhancing its grandeur, while the balcony offered a picturesque setting for moments of quiet contemplation. A cozy loveseat provided a comfortable oasis for guests to relax and indulge in conversations, creating an intimate and inviting atmosphere throughout the evening

The culinary journey at Carrie and Andrew’s wedding was an absolute delight, leaving guests savoring every delectable bite. The dinner was a masterpiece of flavors, skillfully prepared to tantalize the taste buds and exceed expectations. However, the sweet highlight of the evening was the magnificent five-tiered cake, meticulously crafted to replicate the grandeur of the Ca’ d’Zan itself. Adorned with intricate details and delicate artistry, it stood as a true work of edible art, leaving guests in awe of its beauty.

As friends and family arrived at the photobooth, they were transported into a world of playful moments and joyful memories. Adorned with an assortment of quirky hats, oversized sunglasses, whimsical signs, and thematic accessories, the photobooth provided a space for guests to express their unique personalities and create unforgettable snapshots of the evening.

Adding an element of enchantment to the festivities, Carrie had arranged for a live painter to capture the essence of the Ca’ d’Zan and their love story unfolding in the background. With each brushstroke, the painter transformed the canvas into a timeless masterpiece, immortalizing the cherished moments of the day.

The seamless execution and meticulous design of the wedding were brought to life by Carrie’s trusted planner, Precious Moments Events. Their expertise and attention to detail ensured that every aspect of the celebration surpassed expectations, creating an atmosphere of pure magic and everlasting memories.


Cake Designer: Cakes by Ron//Other:Jacob Event Painting//Transportation:Luxor Limo//Equipment Rentals: Palacios Events//DJ:Dj Lira//DJ:Celebrations 24//Event Venue:Ritz Carlton Sarasota//Ceremony Location:The Ringling Museum//Accomodations: Fairytale Petcare//Floral Designer: Design By Schell//Photo Booth Equipment:SRQ Entertainment//Event Designer: Precious Moments Events LLC//Photographer: Rut Photography//

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