Archive: June 2013

Sapphire Engagement Ring
27 Jun 2013

Colour Your Engagement Ring Blue

They say you should choose a colour that you like rather than fixate on any particular kind of gemstone when it comes to shopping for jewellery because when it comes down to price and availability you might end up being ...

The Bridal Bag
26 Jun 2013

The Bridal Bag

One of my bridesmaids was also fairly recently married – and what a blessing this was! There are some things you only learn once you’ve been a bride yourself – and I hope to share as many of these gems with you as ...

Winter Weddings
25 Jun 2013

Wedding Winter Wear

If you’ve just recently gotten engaged and you’re considering having your wedding around this time next year, then it is probably a good idea for you to start paying some good attention to the kind of weather ...

Blue Gum Country Estate
24 Jun 2013

Blue Gum Country Estate in Stanford where you can Tie The Knot

Weddings at Blue Gum Country Estate are tailor-made to suit the individual couple, with gourmet food, passionate service and warm hospitality ensuring that this special day will always be a cherished memory. You will ...

Long dress
21 Jun 2013

The Not So “Obvious” Advice

While there are hundreds of “obvious” pieces of advice you’ll receive while planning your wedding, I wanted to share a few of the less obvious words of wisdom with you. Most of these I would have loved to have ...

Kitchen Tea Treats
20 Jun 2013

5 Activities for a Kitchen Tea

While The Hen Party is certainly meant to be an evening of playful debauchery coupled with crazy outfits and tequila shots, it is most likely that The Kitchen Tea is a quieter, more civilized affair. Perhaps it’s just ...

Red Engagement Ring
14 Jun 2013

Colour Your Engagement Ring Red

Diamonds are the usual go-to choice when it comes to engagement rings, but there are no rules that say engagement rings can’t be dressed up with a few other precious stones or gems. In fact, today many couples are ...

Engraved Rings
13 Jun 2013

Beautiful Wedding Traditions from South America

The mainstream wedding industry in our country is pretty unconventional I think. While many couples do conform to certain Western traditions, the weddings here are pretty cosmopolitan and rituals are seldom adhered to. ...

Candice Wedding Dress
12 Jun 2013

Addressing the Dress

When asking any woman about her wedding day, the image she will already probably have in her mind is of herself in her wedding dress. Above flowers, venue or food it is safe to say it is the defining image of anyone’s ...

Reading from Classical Literature
11 Jun 2013

3 Wedding Readings from Classic Literature

There is something about a good passage reading at a wedding that kind of just softens everyone. Having one of the bridesmaids or a beloved family member get up and read something lovely during the ceremony can be quite ...

Candice Bouquet
7 Jun 2013

All About Flowers

When we started the wedding planning in earnest,  I knew that flowers would never play a huge part in my budget. Having heard of table decorations costing R600 per table, it sounded a little crazy to me and I knew I ...

Handfasting
6 Jun 2013

Beautiful Wedding Traditions from the British Isles

You can’t help but think “Fairtytale Wedding” when you think of England and the British Isles. Perhaps it is because so much fairy folklore comes from these beautiful countries. It’s nice to see how many ...

First Dance Tips
5 Jun 2013

5 Tips for the First Dance

A lot of us are simply comfortable with shuffling around aimless on the dance floor when one of our favourite songs inspires us to get up and move, but when it comes to your wedding you might not be satisfied with a bit ...

Bramon Wine Estate
4 Jun 2013

Tie The Knot at Bramon Wine Estate in Plettenberg Bay

Bramon Restaurant and Cellar caters for tailor made functions and weddings. Ceremonies can take place in the restaurant, set uniquely in the vineyards and gardens overlooking the Elephant Sanctuary and Tsitsikamma ...

Gift Table
3 Jun 2013

Don’t Let Myths about Second Weddings Get you Down: Part 3 – Showers, Wedding Parties & Presents

By now you are hopefully planning your wedding your way, you have graciously accepted a little financial help from your mom and you are wearing that gorgeous white gown that you initially walked away from because your ...