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WEDDING BLOG

Wedding Ideas: Portugal Wedding

The Best 2018 Honeymoon Destinations

May 17, 2018 | juliette

photo by Nordica Photography Aside from your actual wedding day, your honeymoon is the most exciting part of getting married, so it’s important to choose the perfect location! With so many travel blogs and booking sites posting travel suggestions these days, it can be hard to know where to look. So, we’ve scoured all those lists and rounded up the very best 2018 honeymoon destinations around the world — and included a handful of activities in […]

Romantic Portuguese Castle Wedding at Pousada Castelo de Obidos

April 20, 2018 | juliette

It’s not everyday we get to feature a wedding in a castle, so Clarice and Adelino’s medieval-inspired wedding at Pousada Castelo de Óbidos is making our hearts flip today! Their ceremony overlooked the charming Portuguese town of Óbidos and featured a wild, rustic setup with wooden chairs, gladiola flower stalks, and a circle backdrop made entirely of pink and white roses. Hélia Arte Floral used those same roses to create mini, twisted rosebud trees and lush garlands for the reception […]

Quirky Areias do Seixo Wedding with Pop Culture Influences

April 5, 2017 | gabby

Aurora and Tony’s Areias do Seixo wedding balanced fabulously quirky details with the timeless beauty of the Portugal coast! This couple donned bespoke attire inspired by their favorite retro looks, including the bride’s custom blush and burgundy gown by Lorna Gillieron Costume. From a comic book save the date to their cartoon character table numbers, we love how Aurora and Tony reflected their favorite pop culture moments in their totally unique wedding details! The photography team of LOOK Imaginary captured every […]

Portuguese Countryside Wedding Feast Inspiration at Sublime Comporta

February 24, 2017 | juliette

Nestled in the woods of Portugal’s Alentejo region – where food, friendship, and celebration abound – TFY Weddings brought to life a wedding inspiration feast at Sublime Comporta to entice and engage all of the senses. Playing with the theme of “Eat Like You Mean It,” the venue’s chef prepared fish, steak, sausage, and a plethora of veggies for the six-person wedding party to relax and enjoy in the rustic and rural environment. Using mismatched pottery, wooden bowls, candles, and a […]

Uniquely Natural Portuguese Wedding at Areias Do Seixo

February 16, 2017 | gabby

As soon as Ruth and Declan laid their eyes on Portuguese eco-boutique hotel Areias do Seixo, they knew they had found a little slice of heaven on earth. Ruth and Declan’s Portugal destination wedding started with a gorgeous church ceremony at Convento de Santo António do Varatojo and was followed by a reception at Areias do Seixo‘s otherworldly open-air reception garden. In true Portuguese fashion, the couple gifted all of their guests a bottle of port at the end of the […]

Wild Wedding Inspiration in Portuguese Castle Ruins

December 31, 2016 | juliette

Hugo Coelho Fotografia and My Fancy Wedding teamed up to create this wild wedding inspiration that is sure to entice the most free-spirited of hearts. Nestled among the ruins of a Portuguese castle sits a table for two, adorned with black candles and geometric place settings, gold accents and feather details. The moody color palette and variety of textures are visually captivating, and the wool and feather art pieces by Woolland – both on the cake and around the table – are […]

Chic Lisbon Wedding at Fronteira Palace

December 16, 2016 | juliette

We’ve developed some serious wanderlust for Portugal after seeing Courtney and Jeff’s wedding at the gorgeous Fronteira Palace. After tying the knot in a private ceremony in their home state of New York, the couple planned a chic, elegant destination affair for their friends and family to celebrate their new journey. We love how the couple used pops of navy blue and red to match the vibrant tiles and paintings in this historic venue. The bride channeled […]

Effortlessly Beautiful Portuguese Wedding at Home

November 22, 2016 | gabby

Teresa and Pico’s Portuguese wedding proves that beauty can be effortless and elegant all at once! After a traditional church ceremony, the couple’s get-away hayride truck decked with whimsical lanterns, blankets, and florals whisked them away for a private photo shoot with Hugo Coelho Fotografia. Teresa and Pico finished off their wedding day with a reception at the bride’s home featuring a fireworks show, a modern art installation made by Teresa, and dancing under the stars. The […]

Sensual Island Couple Portraits in Portugal

July 26, 2016 | gabby

These island couple portraits from Rafal Bojar Photography are so perfectly dreamy, we don’t know if we ever want to wake up! Crashing waves, lush forests, and the rocky shore on Portugal’s Terceira Island were the perfect settings to feel the couple’s love for each other in these sensual shots. Their neutral toned and textured outfits were effortlessly romantic – and they weren’t afraid to get them a little wet! A huge thanks to Rafal Bojar Photography for sharing this gorgeous session with […]

This Dinner-For-Two at Areias do Seixo was the Sweetest Elopement Under the Stars

July 8, 2016 | gabby

Grab your bags, because this romantic destination elopement will have you wanting to board the next flight to Portugal! When San Francisco natives Andrea and Zach decided to say “I do,” they settled on a private elopement. The couple chose a gorgeous eco-focused boutique hotel on Portugal’s Lisbon Coast, Areias do Seixo, for their venue and honeymoon destination. Though their families stayed home during the wedding, Andrea and Zach included them in their festivities by reading messages and letters from their loved ones during dinner. Pedro […]