We know that the latest trend is Vintage, mix up or focus on the 20’s to 60’s style, it is up to you. In a time where contemporary weddings are made of sober lines, the most romantic brides prefer light colours and pastel tones for a vintage wedding in Portugal.
So if you are one of these eternally romantic brides, who love lacy tablecloths, candle-holders or family porcelain and everything that reminds you of the 50’s, we give you here 7 tips for your vintage wedding in Portugal.
1 – First of all, pick an inspiring period for your vintage wedding. Have a specific idea from the beginning and make a list, it is very important to define priorities and not to forget any detail which will make the difference at your wedding in Portugal.
2 – Candles, candle-holders, garden lights, everything that could light up your ceremony is acceptable in a vintage wedding. Just think simple and use objects from your daily life. It is not necessary to spend a lot of money, jam jars fit perfectly in a vintage wedding in Portugal.
3 – We know that a wedding without flowers isn’t really a wedding, even more if it is a vintage wedding. More than just being essentials in a romantic wedding, they are the symbol and the personality of the bride. Pick pastel colours, pink, yellow and white tones, do not be afraid of mixing all this up. Nowadays, brides tend to choose more wildflowers which they then put together with more delicate flowers to make ethereal and romantic arrangements.
4 – Your grandmother's furniture, which is full of dust and nobody wants, you may think of using it for your vintage wedding. You will see that it fits perfectly with your decoration and gives a vintage personal touch.
5 – Choose your favourite colours for your vintage wedding in Portugal and create a palette which will, for sure, simplify the elaboration of your decoration, but don’t forget to pick light colours and pastel tones.
6 – For your vintage wedding reception tables, there is nothing as good as lacy or needlework tablecloths. Have you ever thought of customizing your thank-you messages for your guests? Have you ever thought of using family tablecloths? Napkins rolled in raffia, glasses different shapes and sizes, candles, flower arrangements... everything fits perfectly in a vintage wedding in Portugal.
7 – Last but not least, avoid using modern pieces- Don’t think too much, let it flow and you will see that everything put together gives a vintage decoration which will make your wedding day a unique and special moment in your life.