Destination Wedding Shoot in Spain

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Today’s post is a wedding inspiration shoot all the way from Spain!  A talented team of European event professionals partnered together to show you what an elopement could really be like in Granada.  The beautiful rustic details, magical setting, and fun-loving couple help make this one of our faves of recent.  We asked event planner, Mery Liccardi Eventi to share her inspiration for the shoot.  “When we decided to realize this shoot the idea was to create a magic environment, with history and a modern, fresh flair. The scene is bohemian and romantic Granada which won the heart of writers of XIX century” Enjoy!

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Destination Wedding Photography: Lidia Clemente

Photo Shoot Vendors: Models: Chabela Quintanilla & Óscar Soria (Los Ahoras), Event Planning: Mery Liccardi eventi, Location: Hotel Casa 1800 Granada, Wedding Dress: You&Me ProjectMakeup: Sophie Make Up para You&Me ProjectHair: BS Estilistas, Suit: La Colonial, Floral Design: L’Atelier de las flores, Cake: Velvet Granada


Romantic Vintage Destination Wedding in Ávila, Spain


Cristina and Rodrigo hosted their destination wedding in Ávila, Spain in a beautiful and romantic church wedding ceremony followed by a rustic vintage wedding reception with oodles of personal and pretty details. The couple shared with us the story of their big day abroad!

Marta (Gris Berenjena) helped very much with the planning, decoration and timing. I think it’s very important to have a wedding planner, especially when the wedding is original, like ours.


I was desperate because I didn’t find the dress I wanted. Then I went to Pronovias and saw this dress. It was love at first sight. It’s simple, mikado and with scoop neckline and a bow as a belt.


The church location was very special to this couple: It was the chapel of our school, where we met at 15. I was shy and he was so cute! But finally we started going out together and here we are. I’m the happiest woman in the world!!


 Hotel Palacio de Monjaraz a wonderful place next to the chapel. The cocktails were tasty and colourful.


When guests arrived at the cocktail, there were pallets with envelopes for all, thanking them for being there. It was very moving. Everyone liked it.


Guests moved around the place, it was very dinamic. The menus had checklists where everyone was checking what the/she had already tested. There were always trays with warm dishes.

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Gifts for guests: Lottery tickets in envelopes with a positive message. Women were given flat shoes.


The decoration was quite casual, there were no tablecloths. In every table, flowers were accompanied by positive messages. Marta prepared a table for the kids. Moreover, there was soft fruit candies and burgers from McDonalds!!


The fireworks were a big surprise (gift from my brother). And our friends and relatives prepared videos about us, that made all of us laugh and cry.


And in case you didn’t get enough of this sweet pair, here are a few shots from their engagement session that we fell in love with too!

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Congratulations to the newlyweds!

Destination Wedding Photographer: Lorena San José

Wedding Vendors: Gown: Pronovias Barcaza model, Ring: Joyería Suárez (engagement ring), Earrings and bracelet: Vintage (from my grandmother’s), Bouquet and flower arrangement: El Olivo Garden, Makeup and hair: Laura Perrino, Costume: Scalpers, Watch: Hamilton Pilot Khaki (engagement gift of mine), Cufflinks: Montblanc, Shoes (made-to-measure): Resán, Wedding planner: Marta (Gris Berenjena), Church: Capilla de Mosén Rubí (Ávila, Spain), Decoration: Gris Berenjena, Cocktail: Hotel Palacio de Monjaraz, Venue: Lienzo Norte, Catering: El Truco del Almendruco, Music and DJs: Alba & Kike, Lights: Toño del Nogal


1920’s Themed Wedding in Madrid, Spain

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Pia and Abel held their destination wedding in Madrid, Spain, a place close to their hearts. The couple traveled from Munich, Germany to say their “I do’s” (the bride is German and the groom, Spanish). But this destination wedding had more than just a sense of place in an exotic location, it also had a theme that you just might recognize – that of the 1920’s! We chatted with the bride about their plans for this beautiful big day. “First I fell in love with Spain, its culture, its food, the joy of living, its people, and then I fell in love with Abel. I adore my Spanish friends and Spanish people. I knew I had to get married where my heart was and where I felt at home.”

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“We love the 20s and were inspired by The Great Gatsby film. The love story, the crazy parties, the style and class of people of that time. Those were the roaring twenties :-)”

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“There were many favorite moments. We enjoyed the whole celebration. When I arrived to the church it was great. When we arrived to the celebration’s wedding and saw the guests disguised, it was like being in a film. It’s a pity it only lasted one day!”

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Congratulations to the newlyweds!

Destination Wedding Photographer: Sara Lobla

Wedding Vendors: Makeup & Hair: Bajo BéPía’s shoes: Jimmy ChooDress: Rosa ClaráJewelry: Tiffany’sSuit and accessories: Personal tailoring Maximo DuttiAbel’s shoes: LottusseHotel: Only You Hotel & LoungeChurch:  Iglesia Alemana de Madrid (Madrid German Church), Venue: Molino del Manto (Chinchón, Madrid), Catering: Catering ChinchónJazz Band: Mad 4 Dixie Club BandDj: Sowy – S


An Intimate Elopement in Barcelona, Spain

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Melissa and Will said I do – just the two of them in Barcelona, Spain where they touched down for an intimate elopement in a very unique location. Wedding planner, Laura from Marry Me in Spain shared a bit about this very special venue. “Melissa and Will got married in Bellesguards an exclusive house built by Gaudí in-between 1900 and 1909, being one of his most personal, symbolic and fascinating works. They chose this emblematic place to perfectly represent what Barcelona is. 
The couple wanted a Gaudí wedding, full of architecture, history and meaning, and they were the first ones getting married in this beautiful place, nobody had been getting married there before.”

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We asked Melissa to share her experience in planning such a special locale and event. “We decided to elope because we wanted to have a small blessing ceremony in Barcelona (city that we just love), just the two of us, the priest and the photographer. We wanted a ceremony very intimate but romantic with a Gaudi background.”

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“We decided to get married in that place in July, when we contacted Carole (our wedding planner), and she proposed us to have the shooting in the Parc Güell and the ceremony in Bellesguards. When we saw the pictures, we knew it was the perfect place for us.”

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“Our favorite moment of the day was the shooting in the Parc Güell. The park was empty, because we went there just at the opening at 8:30 am. We could enjoy the views of the park without all the tourists and the crowd. Only peace, relax and a beautiful architecture we could enjoy alone.”

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Congratulations to the newlyweds!

Destination Wedding Photographer: Lluís Oliver Studio Fotografia

Vendors: Location: Bellesguard, Wedding Planner: Marry me in Spain,  Flowers: La Florería


Barcelona, Spain Destination Wedding Shoot

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Today’s inspiration shoot comes to us all the way from Barcelona, Spain where Franci’s Flowers decided to use the beauty of the city to create an “urban inspired” look to give destination brides an idea of what the region has to offer.

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Francesca of Franci’s Flowers told us a little about the idea. Amazing colors of stunning Gaudì architecture gave me inspiration for a fall urban shooting to be set at Park Guell where elegance of hundred columns and lush greenery are perfect for such amazing tailored wool lace dress by my talented friend Anna Fuca.”

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“Geometrical colorful details of maioliche seats are enchanting mixed with nobleness and natural elegance of model, lovely catalan Ana Rueda.”

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“Intimate cool atmosphere of famous catalan restaurant Santana with its cool furniture complete a shooting made of simple elegant details in terms of textures and burgundy florals.”

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 “Gorgeous hydrangeas and delicate pastel pink carnations to complete both a stylish and tied bouquet and geometrical squared center table.”

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Photographer: Emanuele Teobaldelli

Vendors: Styling and Decor: Franci’s Flowers Barcelona, Wedding Dress: Anna Fucà Atelier, Hair and Makeup: Tool, Venue: Santana