The historic Powel Crosley Estate in Sarasota, Florida set the stage for a breathtaking February wedding between Andrea and Matt. Nestled amidst the estate’s picturesque grounds, with a waterfront backdrop and a stately historic building, their outdoor celebration exuded romance and ethereal beauty. Every element of their special day was meticulously planned and flawlessly executed, leaving a lasting impression on all who attended.
From the moment guests arrived, they were greeted by an atmosphere of refined elegance. Tables adorned with elegant single long stem white Playa Blanka roses were meticulously arranged, while a thoughtfully curated menu from Simply Gourmet awaited the guests, ensuring a delightful culinary experience.
The focal point of the ceremony was a round arch, adorned with an abundance of white roses and lush greenery, against the serene backdrop of the bay. As emotions overflowed, soft melodies played by their dj enveloped the air, adding an ethereal touch to the heartfelt vows exchanged between Andrea and Matt. The meticulous design of the floral arch framed the couple as they pledged their eternal love, creating a scene that truly took one’s breath away.
To honor their close-knit family, Andrea and Matt incorporated a personal touch into the ceremony. Immediate family members elegantly dressed in black or deep green attire, walking down the aisle in family groupings. The bride’s grand entrance was nothing short of dramatic, as she gracefully descended the iconic outdoor staircase of the Powel Crosley Estate, accompanied by her father, clutching her bouquet, before joining Matt at the altar.
As the sun began to set, guests were guided to a reception space adorned with opulence and sophistication. Luxurious table linens set the stage for towering centerpieces brimming with blooms, mirroring the exquisite bouquet carried by the bride. The warm glow of candlelight added a touch of romance to the gathering, while delicate china embellished with gold accents awaited the arrival of delectable dishes, carefully crafted to tantalize both the eye and the palate.
The newlyweds took advantage of the enchanting golden hour light, capturing stunning portraits that showcased Andrea’s cream Lazaro dress and the intricate leaf-patterned veil, perfectly complementing the venue’s romantic ambiance. Meanwhile, guests mingled and enjoyed a cocktail hour filled with signature hors d’oeuvres, immersing themselves in the joyous atmosphere.
At the Powel Crosley Estate transformed into a truly enchanting place. The dance floor, bathed in the warm glow of a beautiful chandelier, beckoned Andrea and Matt to sway and twirl the night away with their loved ones. Meanwhile, guests captured joyful memories at the custom greenery-adorned photobooth and indulged in the couple’s elegant four-tiered cake, featuring delicate white roses between each layer. This wedding was a testament to the couple’s love, the expertise of wedding planner Michelle from Precious Moments events, and the remarkable collaboration among an exceptional vendor team.
From the stunning outdoor ceremony that stirred hearts to the elegant reception that delighted the senses, every detail of this event was expertly orchestrated by Precious Moments Events, ensuring a truly unforgettable experience filled with love and support. Andrea and Matt’s wedding was a testament to the power of love and the artistry of creating moments that will be cherished forever.
Band: Think Big//Bakery:Der Dutchman//Event Venue:Powel Crosley Estate//Floral Designer: Design By Schell//Invitation Designer:Michele Renne – The Studio//DJ: FIRST CLASS ENTERTAINMENT//Caterer: Simply Gourmet by Metz//Event Designer: Precious Moments Events LLC//Photographer: Brandon Kari Productions//