Tag: "south africa weddings"

15 Nov 2013

4 Tips on How to Hire a Wedding Planner

For busy brides who tend to get a little bit on the overwhelmed side, hiring a wedding planner could be the difference between getting things done right and losing your grasp on sanity. Weddings can be chaos to arrange, ...

14 Nov 2013

All About Something Borrowed

The saying started off rather easily “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” – and the ideas themselves were rather easy to implement. The next two were the trickiest for me – and ...

12 Nov 2013

5 Ways to Cut Reception Costs

It’s no secret that wedding receptions can cost a fortune, but with a little creativity there are plenty of ways to save money without running the risk of looking tacky. Here are 5 ways to cut reception costs at your ...

11 Nov 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: Do Me A Wedding Favour

Wedding favours are increasingly popular and some believe it to be an absolute necessity. I personally see it as another opportunity for you as bridal couple to share a bit of your personality and story in a fun and ...

8 Nov 2013

4 Wedding Day Beauty Mistakes

Your wedding day is one day out of your life where you want to look your very best. There’s little point in pretending otherwise. Even if you generally take a casual approach to your appearance, there is no doubt that ...

7 Nov 2013

7 Ways to Procure the Perfect Wedding Dress

As a future bride, the most exciting and important part of planning a wedding is the dress. Contemporary television will have you believe that finding your perfect wedding dress entails dealing with a lot of snooty ...

5 Nov 2013

All About Something New …

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue Following on from last week’s bridal traditions – we’re on to the easiest, and perhaps most fun line ‘something new’ – or, a simple excuse to ...

4 Nov 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: Lessons From A Wedding Guest

As many photographers will have you know ‘tis the season to get married. Wedding season is in full swing and I was blessed to witness the unions of some special people this October. As our special day is less than 90 ...

1 Nov 2013

Wonderful Wedding Cakes from Scandinavia

Wedding Cakes from Scandinavia - The Scandinavian countries have some absolutely lovely wedding traditions and they also have some interesting traditions when it comes to their wedding cakes. These cakes all make those ...

30 Oct 2013

9 Love Laws for a Happy Marriage

9 Love Laws - A happy marriage is an achievement. It is something that two people commit to and then continuously strive for. Much as you would put time and energy into achieving a life goal, so you should treat not ...

29 Oct 2013

All About Something Old …

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue ... A little saying that every bride would have heard before her day. It’s an old English rhyme dating back to the 1800’s, giving advice on what a ...

28 Oct 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: Our Marriage Preparation Course

While preparing for your wedding day may be the most exciting time of your life, preparing for your marriage may be the most crucial. I think there may the temptation to get caught in the details of the big day and ...

25 Oct 2013

Backdrop Ideas for a Makeshift Photo Booth

If you’re set on creating your own photo booth area for your wedding then I applaud you! What a fantastic and fun way to play with your creativity. Small touches like this really do give you the chance to put an extra ...

24 Oct 2013

A Sweeter Ceremony – Alternative Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Alternative wedding ceremony ideas - If you’re planning your wedding and feel like you want a little extra something special to add to the proceedings of the day then you will be happy to know that there are a lot of ...

21 Oct 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: Food, Glorious Wedding Food

Nom, nom nom … my favourite words and to be honest, one of my favourite pastimes. I love eating! I love cooking. I love food. My Bear and I love food and we enjoy creating and discovering flavours whether it is at a ...

16 Oct 2013

Planning a Shotgun Wedding

First of all: Congratulations! Babies are wonderful and weddings are wonderful and while experiencing both simultaneously is going to be a little overwhelming, you are sure to look back on it all with a smile on your ...

14 Oct 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: Wedding Invitation Inspiration

Tips, Ideas and Wedding Invitation Inspiration - I have read that the invitation to your wedding is easily the most important element of your big day as this is the guest’s first impression of the bridal couple. While ...

10 Oct 2013

A Bit of Basic Order: The Wedding Ceremony

While you may consider yourself to be a spontaneous being, when it comes to weddings it is best to know exactly what is happening when it comes to the order of events. A pre-planned itinerary will ensure that everyone ...

8 Oct 2013

So You’re Engaged … Now What?

Allow me for one second to state the obvious: Good news should be celebrated, and engagements are no exception. This is not the time to be coy. This is the time to bask in smiles and happiness. You deserve it. Why? ...

7 Oct 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: No Stress For The Wedding Dress

I’m no girly girl and shopping sprees do not excite me. The only shoes I collect are used either for trail running or dancing. Hence my expectation that shopping for a wedding dress would be the toughest part of ...