It was tropical, yet whimsical. It’s hard to explain just what it was about Janine and Marcus’s beach wedding that made it so enchanting. Perhaps the lush floral spheres lining their sandy aisle or the oversized tropical leaves adorning their arch. Perhaps it was just the sweet sounds of the ocean lapping the beach and the gentle seabreeze that put everyone in the mood for celebrating. Perhaps it was Janine and Marcus. Their Sanibel wedding reception kicked off on Casa Ybel’s ocean front lawn and continued through the night with dinner and dancing in the elegant fabric-lined outdoor tent.
Pineapples. We love Jennifer & Jeffery’s tropical design and all the pineapples they included in the décor. Their super tropical beach wedding at Sanibel Island’s Casa Ybel Resort started off with toes in the sand and continued through the night on the oceanfront lawn. The tented reception was decked out with brightly colored florals, tropical greenery and, yep, pineapples. Did we mention how much we love the pineapples?
Coco Luna Events does it again! Lauren and Philip imagined an ocean-side wedding with a bohemian flair. With a watercolor palette of purples and accents in metallic rose gold and rustic wood, this Sanibel Island wedding was both boho and sophisticated.
Tropical wedding décor is so chic right now! We fell head over heels for Allyson & Chad’s beach wedding palette of bright colors and tropical blooms. Their intimate group of family and friends joined them at Sanibel Island’s Casa Ybel Resort for a wedding ceremony on the white sand beach and reception on the open air patio.
Sanibel Island holds a special place in the hearts of so many, even the locals. That is especially true for Miranda and Jacob, sweethearts who grew up in Fort Myers. When they decided to tie the knot, they didn’t have to look much further than their own backyard for the perfect beach wedding location. Casa Ybel Resort on Sanibel was their choice for a celebration on the sand and a tented reception overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.
You’ve been waiting for it, we know. We teased you back in March with the behind the scenes video of the boho tropical beach wedding styled shoot Courtney Gabelbauer of Fabulously Chic Weddings put together for Casa Ybel Resort on Sanibel Island. Now, we give you the breathtaking images that Kaity Brawley skillfully captured. Try not to faint when you see the sophisticated twist Kaleidoscope Floral put on “tropical boho” – tiny pineapples? what?! Drop us a line – tell us what you think!
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!