Category: Wedding DIY

25 Jan 2013

Five Simple Yet Elegant DIY Table Pieces

While elaborate centrepieces constructed out of intricately woven flowers and ribbons certainly have their place in the wedding industry, these time-heavy decorations can prove to be a little much for those brides who ...

7 Jan 2013

Plan Your Own Wedding Reception – The Basics

Not all of us are going to hire wedding planners. Some of us don't want them, others of us can't afford them and don't want the fuss. At the start, faced with a RECEPTION to plan, things can feel more than a little ...

Wedding Boutonniere
16 Nov 2012

You’ll Love These 5 DIY Wedding Ideas

Whilst there are brides who just don't do DIY, there are others for whom the very idea of being able to craft every little bit of their wedding gives them a thrill. Judging from the pictures of these weddings all over ...

17 May 2012

Making Your Own Wedding Invitations

Wedding invites have come full circle. From the formal embossed affairs that made it to your front door via the postal service, to a simple sms or email without any of the squiggles, bows and sequinned stars, and back ...

8 May 2012

The Irreverent A-Z Wedding Guide: South Africa

If you're a bride with a sense of humour you need to get yourself a copy of The Irreverent A-Z Wedding Guide: South Africa written by Francesca Bourke and Martin Heller. Who is this book for? It's for those brides ...

Wedding Photo Booth
25 Nov 2011

The wedding photo booth

This is a great idea for a wedding. Yes, you must still have your formal wedding photographer, but think how much fun it is for you and your guests to have a booth at your disposal for those fun moments that don't seem ...

Non floral bouquets
30 Aug 2011

Non-floral bouquets

Never thought of that, did you? Bouquets without flowers. Now there will be those amongst you who won't even bother reading further. The very thought of a march down the aisle without a bouquet an assault on your very ...

Non-traditional weddings
12 Aug 2011

Dare to be different – Non-traditional weddings

Not everyone wants the Big White Wedding. There are various reasons why you might want to break with tradition and remain away from church and a reception hall - this is your second wedding, or you want to keep it ...

10 Aug 2011

Heart-shaped Biscuits

What about heart-shaped biscuits with a message of love and happiness on them? Homemade biscuits cut into heart shapes with a gorgeous glazed icing on top and powder like icing with the basic effect of a zoo-biscuit in ...

Beach Wedding
9 Aug 2011

How to make outdoor weddings picture perfect

Outdoor weddings and a venue in South Africa virtually go hand-in-hand. Only in winter with a wedding in Cape Town are you taking a bit of a risk, and even then you will probably strike it lucky. But when it is ...

The After Party
3 Aug 2011

The After Party – the party after the party

Everyone is still humming about the latest Royal Wedding's After Party - the party after the reception - and the fact that Buckingham Palace was transported into a night club by Prince Harry that had the new Duke of ...

Design your own Wedding Dress
29 Jul 2011

Design your own Wedding Dress

The day I went wedding dress hunting was the day I realized that it was not going to be as easy as I thought. There are so many things to consider - Price, Style, Size, Can I keep IT? Most of all, do I feel GORGEOUS in ...

25 Jul 2011

Weddings 101 – Tips & secrets from an award-winning Wedding Planner

This might be the best R350.00 you will spend on your entire wedding! Find out directly from an award-winning, professional Wedding Planner how to plan your wedding in a cost effective way. Avoid costly mistakes, find ...

Wedding Make-up
19 Jul 2011

Make-up Tips for the Bride – doing it yourself

There is no doubt that when it comes to your wedding day you want to look amazing, feel amazing. When it comes to ladies and their make-up, we are all at different levels with our skills. We end up spending extra money ...

Love is ...
1 Jul 2011

Seating Plan Ideas and Themes

Once the actual wedding ceremony is at an end  and the guests make their way to the seated dinner venue, one usually finds a seating plan at the entrance of the wedding reception venue showing where each guest will be ...

28 Jun 2011

How to choose the perfect wedding car …

More and more we are seeing couples ‘jazzing’ up old traditional wedding styles with their own unique touches that express the couple’s personalities. It is never an easy thing to do trying to arrange a wedding ...

Matt & Kayla
24 Jun 2011

Personalize your wedding theme – put your heart and soul on the table

How do you show your personality in a traditional setting? Well, sometimes you just need to put your heart and soul on the table. A brilliant example I have seen this year is a wonderful couple who managed to add a ...

13 Jun 2011

Wedding confetti ideas and alternatives

If you're bored with normal wedding confetti, the type you buy at shops that is mass made for weddings, then what are the alternatives? Even Rice is boring now, unless you jazz it up by dying it in your own colours. ...

Wedding Carnations
9 Jun 2011

Your Wedding flowers needn’t cost the earth!

Your wedding day is the most important day of your life and you want every detail to be absolutely perfect. Your Wedding Flowers play a major role in determining the ambience and theme of the wedding. However, you ...

Wedding Invitations
7 Jun 2011

Things to consider before printing the invitations

Your wedding invitations are the precursor to your wedding. They say a lot about you and the theme of the wedding. Therefore it makes sense to spend some time in planning and preparing for the invitation. Here are some ...

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