Archive: July 2013

Trash the Dress
29 Jul 2013

Celebrating in Style

I wanted to do a trash-the-dress photo shoot shortly after my husband and I got married last year, but at the time it just seemed like too much trouble to organize it. By the time the wedding was over we were both ...

Botanica Flowers
26 Jul 2013

Botanica Flowers For Your Wedding in Cape Town

At Botanica we love nothing more than creating stunning, bespoke wedding flowers and perfectly styling your special day. With a keen eye for detail, we create floral arrangements that are unique, fresh and ...

Shop for the dress
25 Jul 2013

3 Simple Tips for Shopping for a Wedding Dress

I want to tell you a secret: All Brides Are Beautiful. Every single one of them. The media may have fixed parameters for what is considered beautiful, but don’t let such narrow perceptions get you down. If you’re ...

Photo Checklist - The Reception
24 Jul 2013

The Wedding Photo Checklist: Part 7 – The Reception

The 7th and final installment of our Wedding Photo Checklist Series deals with the reception. This is the fun and celebratory part of the wedding and provides many interesting photo opportunities. There are a few ...

Midlands Style Events
23 Jul 2013

Midlands Style Events Wedding Planners for your KwaZulu Natal Wedding

We live and work in the heart of the beautiful Midlands of KZN. It has become the place to have a value for money destination wedding in South Africa. So, if you plan to get married in the Midlands, look no further, we ...

Pink Ring
22 Jul 2013

Colour Your Engagement Ring Pink and Purple

Lilac and pink coloured stones are perfect for the more spiritual bride as these stones represent spiritual love and high thoughts. These stones are also an excellent choice for daintier rings as they bring about a ...

The Perfect Shoes
19 Jul 2013

The Perfect Pair of Shoes

While shoes may seem like a very small part of your wedding preparations, they play a very large part in the enjoyment side of things. The last thing you need on your wedding day, while everything else is perfect, is an ...

Devon Valley Hotel
18 Jul 2013

Tie The Knot at Devon Valley Hotel in Stellenbosch

At The Devon Valley Hotel, we offer brides the luxury and convenience of a unique fully inclusive package. There is no need to search for a venue for your ceremony, a venue for the reception, places for your guests to ...

Candice Save The Date
17 Jul 2013

All About Wedding Stationery

(Another) surprising cost in the wedding planning arena was stationery - one that perhaps defied belief the most. I discovered there are entire companies dedicated to wedding stationery - that will design everything ...

Own Your Wedding Dress
16 Jul 2013

The Pros of Owning Your Wedding Dress

One of the big decisions you will be faced with as you set off on the adventure that is planning your wedding is whether you should buy or rent a wedding dress. Of course there are pros and cons to both options, but in ...

Modern Reading
15 Jul 2013

3 Wedding Readings from Modern Literature

If you’re a bookish Bride and you’re looking to add something a little personal to your wedding ceremony you might consider having someone read a romantic passage from one of your favourite books. No, I don’t mean ...

Oak House
12 Jul 2013

Tie The Knot at Oak House in Cullinan

Oak House is situated in the small town Cullinan, North of Pretoria. With many natural beauties the town and Oak House has plenty to offer to a variety of customers. Oak House was built in the early 1900’s and was ...

What to do with Gatecrashers
11 Jul 2013

What To Do With Gatecrashers

Weddings in India are big business. Such big business that a serial gatecrasher and her children recently not just attended uninvited for the free food, they were there to swipe jewellery and money too. The article ...

Warm Winter Wedding
10 Jul 2013

Warm Winter Weddings

One of my all-time favourite wedding scenes from television is when Phoebe and Mike get married outside of Central Perk in the snow on the TV series Friends. The sweet intimacy of that wedding coupled with the exquisite ...

DIY Wedding Favours
8 Jul 2013

DIY Winter Wedding Favours

Winter weddings mean that everything gets to be a little more indulgent. The food and drink is richer. The décor is fuller. The venue is cosier. There’s just something about winter that inspires luxury and comfort ...

All about the shoes
5 Jul 2013

All About The Shoe

This is perhaps one of the easiest ways to save a few hundred Rand without compromising your outfit – with the extra money rather going towards your bouquet or make-up. Unless you are a sworn shoe fanatic, who ...

Consider hiring a videographer
4 Jul 2013

Why You Should Consider Hiring a Videographer

When it comes to the wedding budget there are few things that are expendable, but sadly it seems that hiring a videographer is one of those things. While it is true that this may be one of the more costly expenses, ...

Ring Shopping
2 Jul 2013

The Right Way to Buy an Engagement Ring

Literature and television tend to give us a bit of a skewed idea of how things work out in the real world, but few of those ideas are quite as inaccurate as the idea of the engagement ring. You see, in a perfect world, ...

Collisheen Estate
1 Jul 2013

Tie The Knot at Collisheen Estate in Ballito

Located on a sugar farm and set amongst magnificent old trees the estate offers private function facilities that are exclusively yours for your special day. Panoramic views of undulating sugar fields are complemented by ...

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 ...