Boy oh boy, do we get a lot of couples who were High School Sweethearts!! Add Joe and Michelle to that list!! They met in High School while in Drivers Ed class. Little did they know the stars were aligned when they were assigned the same car and it would lead to everlasting love. Fast forward to 2018, and these two High School sweethearts were married at a fun filled destination wedding in Key West, Florida!!
Michelle and Joe came to Key West on a stop on a cruise, and as the cruise ship was leaving Key West, Joe surprised Michelle when he got down on one knee and asked her to marry him!! It was a beautiful setting on the bow of the boat for the ultimate Key West Sunset!
Michelle had always dreamed of having a destination wedding, so it was only fitting to celebrate their union in Key West at sunset – just like their engagement!! Michelle chose Sunset Key Cottages for her ceremony based on the amazing sunset views the venue provides. Sunset Key a wonderful island full of charm and there is an appeal knowing that the island is only accessible by boat.
Michelle’s requirements for decor and flowers was anything tropical and vibrant!! She wanted a Key West inspired wedding and wanted her guests to feel like they escaped to a tropical oasis. Nika at Soiree Key West did a fantastic job coordinating this wedding and Duarte Floral Design went above and beyond with their florals!
The reception was held at Margaritaville Resort and Pier and it was the perfect backdrop for all their guests to dance the night away!! The set up of the reception was beautiful and the vibrant, tropical feel of the ceremony was carried over to the reception. Michell and Joe included a special treat for their guest – a cigar roller!! It was a nod to the strong Cuban heritage that has helped influence and shape Key West in the unique place it is today. And let’s not forget, Cuba is a short distance away. Only 90 miles to the South!!
Michelle and Joe, we couldn’t be happier for how everything was pulled together to make the night magical!! You had a great team of vendors behind you to bring your wedding vision to life!! Thank you again for including us as your wedding photographers! We wish you a lifetime of love and happiness!!
Check out the beautiful images from their day 😍 And be sure to scroll down to the very end to view all the vendor details!! This was a great crew to work with, and they did a spectacular job for Michelle and Joe!
BIG thank you goes to the amazing team who brought this day to life
Wedding Planner – Nika at Soiree Key West
Wedding Decor – Nika at Soiree Key West
Florist – Duarte Floral Design
Hair and Makeup – Key West Hair and Makeup
Ceremony Location – Sunset Key Cottages
Officiant – Rabbi Steve Westman
Reception Location – Margaritaville Resort
Desserts – Key West Cake & Cupcake Sushi
DJ – Soundwave
Cigar Roller – Rodriguez Cigars
Videographer – Mark J Pierson Videography
Wedding Dress – Castle Couture
Jewelry – Love Struck in Key West
Bridal Party Dresses – David’s Bridal
Stationery – The September Rose
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