Boho Tropical Beach Wedding – A Styled Shoot on Sanibel Island

Courtney Gabelbauer of Fab Chic Weddings never ceases to amaze us with her sophisticated stylings.  She dreamed up this incredible photo shoot with a boho tropical vibe and invited some of Southwest Florida’s best wedding vendors to be a part of it.  Our friends at iHeartFilm captured the behind-the-scenes footage that we are so excited to share with you!  The images from the shoot itself are already circling on social media platforms #casaybelweddings.  Keep checking back to see the entire gallery soon!

 

VENDORS:

Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | www.casaybelweddings.com
Wedding Planner: Fabulously Chic Weddings | 239-565-0415 | www.fabchicweddings.com
Videographer: iHeart Films | 239-641-3456 | www.iheartfilmstudios.com
Florals: Kaleidoscope Floral | 239-777-6139 | www.kaleidoscopefloral.com
Photographer: Kaity Brawley | www.kaitybrawley.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | www.iloveladycakes.com
Calligraphy: Script Me Pretty | 239-340-3446 | www.scriptmepretty.com
Hair & Make Up: Glambox Artistry | www.glamboxartistry.com
Lounge Furniture: The Reserve Vintage Rentals | 941-840-1824 | www.thereservevintagerentals.com
Rental Chairs: Niche Event Rental | 239-352-9000 | www.nicheeventrental.com
Wedding Dress: Pure Bridal Boutique | 239-826-1639 | www.purebridalboutique.com
Groom’s Attire: The Black Tux | 310-586-3402 | www.theblacktux.com

{ Ally + Chad } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

 

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If it wasn’t for the gorgeous bride, the florals from this intimate beach wedding might have been the show stopper of the day. With bright blue skies and a few clouds drifting in the background, the floral arch at their beach ceremony framed the happy couple as they said their I Do’s. Bright tropical colors accentuated the arch, Ally’s bouquet and the hand painted wedding cake. Casa Ybel’s patio venue was the perfect location for the intimate wedding reception. It was a stunning sunset on the beach that somehow perfectly matched the couple’s wedding color scheme. 

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | casaybelweddings.com
Officiant: Pastor Funk | 239-770-5710 | tf1806@comcast.net
Florist: Signature Florals | 239-437-2860 | signature-florals.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | iloveladycakes.com
Photography: Emma Burdis Photography | 239-560-3506 | emmaburdis.com
Hair & Make Up: Duality Artistry | 801-557-0054 |dualityartistry.com

Boho Chic Beach Ceremony { Raquel + Gregory } Sanibel Island – Casa Ybel Resort

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Raquel and Greg were such a fun couple to work with, their love and excitement on wedding day obviously shines here. Lush greenery accents could be found everywhere; the arch on the beach, the sweetheart table, and Raquel’s stunning flower crown. Casa Ybel’s white sandy beach hosted the intimate ceremony and guests were wined and dined on Thistle Lodge’s patio. The grounds through out Casa Ybel offered some amazing spots for Raquel and Greg’s first look photos and the Gulf of Mexico proved a stunning backdrop for sunset beach photos.  

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | casaybelweddings.com
Officiant: Dr. Dan Lamey|  239-272-2947 | drdan74@gmail.com 
Florist: Floral Artistry | 239-472-3040 | floralartistry.com
Music: Steve Farst Trio | 239-645-0651 | stevefarst.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | iloveladycakes.com
Photography: Expose Photography |
Hair & Make Up: Client|

 

Intimate Backlawn Ceremony { Kirsten + Ian } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

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Hues of peach and gold accents gave a romantic touch to Kirsten and Ian’s wedding day. Libby’s Flowers brought in fresh greenery to accent the soft elegance in the rose bouquets and centerpieces. The Groom’s bowtie, Mom’s elegant dress, the welcome bags, all boasted shades of pink.  Last but certainly not least was one last touch of “peach”, the signature drink. A peach mojito made to order for guests at the reception fit right into the theme.

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | casaybelweddings.com
Officiant: Rev Russ Winn |
Florist: Libby’s Flowers | 239-278-1500 | libbysflowershop.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | iloveladycakes.com
Photography: Set Free Photography | 239-209-4461 | setfreephotography.com
Music: Wiley Entertainment | 239-989-6999 | wileyentertainment.com
Hair & Make Up: Duality Artistry |801-557-0054 |dualityartistry.com

Lush Seaside Landscape {Emily + David} Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

Casa-Ybel-Wedding(2)Guests were met with flutes of bubbling champagne on the beach, billowy white clouds scattered throughout the blue skies over the beach, and strains of ukulele music in the wind. All of these elements made for the perfect beach wedding for Emily and David. Their intimate ceremony on the beach was followed by a mouthwatering dinner on the patio at Thistle Lodge. Beautifully plated grilled filet mignon and butter poached lobster tails were followed by Lady Cakes delicious lemon buttercream filled cake.

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | casaybelweddings.com
Officiant: Kelly Koerpel | 239-826-542 | sanibelstudios@gmail.com 
Florist: Floral Artistry | 239-472-3040 | floralartistryofsanibel.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | iloveladycakes.com
Photography: Impressions Photography | 239-437-1838 | impress-photo.com
Hair & Make Up: Sanibel Day Spa | 239-395-2220 |sanibeldayspa.com

Tented Beachside Reception { Brittany + Michael } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

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Brittany and Michael said I Do on the sandy beaches of Casa Ybel’s property just steps from where their tented reception was held. While the bride and groom took photos on the beach, guests were treated to gourmet passed appetizers and specialty crafted cocktails. Dinner and dancing lasted well into the evening with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico from their seats and even the dance floor.  

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | casaybelweddings.com
Florist: Signature Florals | 239-437-2860 | signature-florals.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | iloveladycakes.com
Hair & Makeup: Flawless Beauty
Photography: New Ground Photography | 239-449-8897 | newgroundphotography.com
Videography: The Wedding Video Group
Music: Steve Farst | 239-645-0651 | stevefarst.com

 

 

Birds of a Feather – Sanibel Island Wedding { Laura + Dan }

Connell_Walls_Wed-341Laura and her family have been visiting the shores of Sanibel Island and staying at Casa Ybel Resort for years.  It seemed only natural that Laura & Dan fly all the way from Australia (where they live), guests-in-tow, to this magical little island when they decided to tie the knot.  They skipped the beach for the ceremony and had a lawn wedding overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.  We love their sense of humor – from the Australian-American translation guide to their pink flamingos that seemed to show up whenever you least expected.  This is a family that knows how to laugh.  We were honored that they chose Casa Ybel Resort for their destination wedding and we look forward to seeing them year after year.

Also, check out the sunset view from the Waterfront Room!

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | www.casaybelweddings.com
Photography: Brooke Price Photography | 239-405-5907
Florist: Floral Artistry | 239-472-3040 | www.floralartistryofsanibel.com
Officiant: Sanibel Studios | 239-826-6542 | sanibelstudios@gmail.com
Musician: Steve Farst | 239-645-0651 | www.stevefarst.com
Hair & Make Up: Jamie Lyn Cintron Salon | 239-689-3190 | www.jamielyncintron.com