Photography: HANNAH BJORNDAL | Venue: ISLANDER RESORT | Planning: BLUE WATER WEDDINGS | Flowers: FORAGED, JACQUE BARNES FLOWER CO | Beauty: BOMBSHELL MAKEOVERS | Stationery: STATIONERY MOVEMENT, SARAH DUNPHY | Entertainment: RUSS GINSBERG | Cake: UNIQUE D'LITES | Videographer: CREATED FOUR | Desserts: KEY LIME PIE LADY
"2022 was the year of tropical destination weddings, and this gorgeous Islamorada celebration was a stand-out beauty! With tons of Florida Keys charm and a clear-top tented reception, this was one of those weddings you want to be a guest at!
Allie & Tristan are Orlando locals, but wanted to go someplace extra-special and a little bit further from home to enjoy time with guests to the fullest. They landed on the Islander Resort, which is drive-able and get still distinctly a destination for nearly all of their guests!
With a name like "Islander," you already know the resort is going to be tropical paradise. Even with gusty winds that were unusual for the season, this wedding day was an absolute stunner! The beach was an ideal setting for gorgeous portraits, and we also took advantage of the breezy dock for photos at sunset!
A few other favorites from the day included a dance floor under the stars, the couple's exotic reception decor that was a perfect mood-setter and Tristan's emotional reaction to seeing Allie walk down the aisle. The entire celebration was relaxed yet meaningful, and the photos show off the beautiful setting and beautiful couple. We will for sure be back to the Islander soon!" - Hannah
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