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

Radiant Sunset Ceremony { Sara + Scott } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

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A blanket of shells cover the beach in front of Casa Ybel and the colors of sunset reflected in the gulf water and in the clouds. This is exactly what Sara and Scott imagined when they were planning their dream Florida wedding. A simple bouquet of greenery on the arch made for a perfect backdrop on the beach as the Bride and Groom said their I Do’s. Dinner on the patio at Thistle Lodge was intimate and romantic. Guests were treated to Grilled Mahi Mahi with fresh pineapple salsa and perfectly grilled Filet Mignon. Of course to top the evening off there was a stunning three-tiered cake for guests with a sweet tooth to enjoy.

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | casaybelweddings.com
Officiant: Pat Slater | 239-472-8712 | sanibelcaptivaweddings.com 
Florist: Floral Artistry | 239-472-3040 | floralartistryofsanibel.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | iloveladycakes.com
Photography: Nick Adams Photography | 239-395-7671 | nickadamsphotography.com
Music: Steve Farst | 239-645-0651 | stevefarst.com

Beachside Ceremony { Stephanie + Austin } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

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For Stephanie and Austin it was important for them to incorporate family into their wedding on the beach at Casa Ybel. The calm waters of the gulf behind them for the ceremony, their daughter took part in the I Do’s and his mother created the simple yet elegant bridal party bouquets. Guests moved in the the Waterfront Room at Thistle Lodge for the reception. Friends and family were treated to an impressive dinner buffet that included Hibachi Salmon and a Beef Strip Loin carving station. The new Mr. and Mrs. had the opportunity to take some stunning photos after dark on the beach and in front of the Thistle Lodge. 

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | casaybelweddings.com
Photography: New Ground Photography | 239-449-8897 | newgroundphotography.com
Officiant: Dr. Dan Lamey | 239-272-2947 | drdan74@gmail.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | iloveladycakes.com
Music: Ron Rutz | 239-454-9999 | ronrutz.com
Hair & Make Up: Kari Myers Hair |239-895-6333 | MW MakeUp Artistry | 239-940-2921