Let’s have a little art history lesson. You might be wondering about my blue tile obsession in Portugal, well here’s the skinny. Azulejos date as far back as the 13th century, when the Moors invaded the land that now belongs to Spain and Portugal, but they secured their foothold in Portuguese culture between the 16th and 17th centuries. The word azulejo stems from Arabic roots, meaning ‘small polished stone’. Glazed blue ceramic tiles are everywhere in Portugal. They decorate the winding streets of the capital, Lisbon. They cover the walls of train stations, restaurants, bars, public murals, and fountains, churches, and altar fronts. This beautiful couple had Azulejos incorporated in their entire day!

Dani & Cynthia 

Venue: Penha Longa @penhalongaresort @penhalongacatering

Workshop Host: AMV Retreats @amv_retreats

Wedding Planner, Styling & Design: AMV Weddings @amv_weddings

Workshop Educators: Sophie Kaye Photography @sophiekayephotography, Andreas K. Georgiou @andreaskgeorgiou, Branco Prata @brancoprata, Anna Lord @annalord

Floral Design: Siloh Florals @silohfloral

Behind the Scenes Video: Anna Lord @annalord

Behind the Scenes Photographer: Kir Tuben @kir2ben

Furniture/Tabletop Rentals: Maison Cristina @maison.christina

Hair/Makeup: Claudia Lopes Make-up 

Accessories: Untamed Petals @untamedpetals

Cakes: Edelweiss Cakes @edelweiss_weddingcakes

Stationary: Laura Elizabeth Patrick @lauraelizabethpatrick

Dress: Naeem Khan @naeemkhannyc @naeemkhanbride

Groom’s Attire: Bucco Couture @buccocouture

Linens:  House of Hough @houseofhough

Shoes: Bella Belle @bellabelleshoes

Jewelry: Victor Barbone @victorbarbonejewelry

Styling Boards: Lindale Studios @lindalestudios

Flat lay Styling: Sophie Kaye Photography @sophiekayephotography

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