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Do Pedido ao Altar / Weddings

Today, I bring you the story of a Portuguese couple currently living in England, with a love for the beach and the sea. Natacha, Miguel and I had our first wedding preparation meeting through Skype and they explained me how they idealized their dream day, by the sea. They mentioned they hobbies, what they like and their lifestyle. These details are always important to project the complete custom decoration design and define the guidelines for the wedding style. They chose a nautical theme with some beach elements and the party venue was...

One of the most cherished memories I have from all the moments I spent with Cátia and Emanuel is surely that our first meeting! You know those people with whom we feel comfortable at first sight and want to be hours and hours talking with? That was exactly how I felt with this couple...

Brazilian Juliene and Portuguese Fábio had the wedding ceremony and party by the sea on November 15th, 2016 at Praia da Luz, Lagos. Despite the Autumn month of November, it was a sunny day and the party had a sunset feeling to it. Everyone recognized the beauty of Praia da Luz and therefore it was a wonderful experience to be in this amazing scenery. As a wedding planner/event designer it was with immense pleasure that I participated with my team in the whole planning and coordination of the big day! The Sunset Party...

Destiny brought Vera and Jorge together to work in the same shop during a summer and that was how they met. After a few years of living together, they decided to seal the union in the presence of their dearest friends and family. The charming and intimate mini wedding of this good energy couple happened on September 9th, 2016 in the presence of 53 guests in Ferragudo - Algarve. Right after our second meeting in the space where the wedding and party would happen, I was invited to meet Vera and Jorge's home. This...

Hello my darlings! Ágata and Marvin are Brazilian but they live in Dublin and that was also where they met. They chose Portugal for their dream Destination Wedding. When Ágata contacted me, she had already chosen and booked the venue for the ceremony and party, a very welcoming resort located in Armação de Pêra in Algarve. The wedding was on April 26th, 2016 and thanks to Saint Peter it was a wonderful sunny day. It was a mini wedding for about 30 guests, family and friends came from Brasil and also Ireland. To prepare the...

Hello! The first meeting with Leticia happen when she came to Portugal on holidays. Lê is Portuguese but moved with her parents to Belgium when she was 2 years old. She is extremely sweet!! I love brides with this profile because they are usually very relaxed. Nelson, the groom is Belgian. On this day, the conversation was wonderful. Leticia told me how she had met Nelson through a common friend and how they got to discover each other slowly.   Since they live in Belgium, Leticia asked me for the full organization of...

The 2015 wedding season is not over yet, but I can already say that this wedding was very special for me as a professional and you will understand why in the images I have to show you! Patricia first contacted me through  facebook and said she was was completely lost and didn't know where to start. We set up a meeting and was love at first sight. Our conversation was so relaxed that I didn't even feel time passing...

  Good morning! Today I am going to tell you the details of Isabelle and André's wedding. A sweet, relaxed and unbelievably nice couple. The wedding took place saturday September 27th, 2014. The bride, Isabelle, contacted me in July 2013 and our first meeting happen in August that same year during her holidays with her family in Portugal. The meeting with the couple and the bride's parents was wonderful and we were in sync. The parents were lovely and they enjoyed participating in the conversation. Isabelle e André are Brazilian and they chose as Destination Wedding,...

Hello brides and blog followers! Today I have received the official photos of the Real Wedding L+C, organized and decorated by Do Pedido ao Altar in Viana do Castelo - Portugal. I was anxious to show you my work under the "look" of my dearest friend and photographer Luis Valadares! I was radiant with the way he captured the overall work and I hope you like it too. (It is wonderful to work in the company of competent professionals, many thanks Luís.) For those of you who haven't got the chance to read...