Tag: "south africa weddings"

Mistakes Couples Make Before Getting Married
4 Oct 2013

Big Mistakes Couples Make Before Getting Married

Planning a wedding is awesome. It is a magical time for many couples and you should indulge in every moment of it. But let’s get serious for a second, because beyond all the butterflies and the bridal gown and the ...

Memorable Wedding
3 Oct 2013

Cutesy Ideas for a More Memorable Wedding

Every bride-to-be sets out to plan her wedding with thoughts of making it extra special, but often insecurity creeps in and you end up settling for something that looks like it was cut from a template, here's how you ...

You Don’t Have To Do It all Yourself
30 Sep 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: You Don’t Have To Do It all Yourself

I would like to start this week’s post with a confession: I don’t like help. There, I said it. Now, hands up those of you who enjoy being helped. Mmmm, didn’t think so. Many of us do not enjoy admitting that we ...

Photo Booths
26 Sep 2013

Photo Booths Are Awesome

I went to a wedding the other day and I finally learnt what the point of having a photo booth is. Of course I have been to many Bridal Fairs and usually while ambling through them I get high-jacked by at least one photo ...

Mismatched Bridesmaids
25 Sep 2013

Mismatched Bridesmaids

Unless you are one of those brides who chooses her bridesmaids according to her looks (this happens… it’s a little bit sad) then it is likely that you might have an assortment of womanly curves on your hands. This ...

My Turn To Propose
23 Sep 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: My Turn To Propose

It was my turn to propose - In my previous post I introduced you to my half of our wedding party and shared with you why I asked them to be part of our special day. To follow on with that, I thought I would share with ...

Keep Calm and Marry On
20 Sep 2013

Keep Calm and Marry On

Keep calm and marry on -  Planning a wedding can be stressful. There’s just no getting around that particular fact, especially if you are fussy about every little detail. Just about everything has the potential to go ...

Being the Best Best Man
19 Sep 2013

Being the Best Best Man

Being asked to be the best man at someone’s wedding is a big deal. It kind of means that you’re special. And yeah yeah…I know it’s all “unmanly” to talk about feelings, but when it comes to being asked to be ...

All About Wedding Makeup
17 Sep 2013

All About Wedding Makeup

Good skincare is the base of any beautiful face – but of course, a little make-up never hurts. It’s unlikely you’ll ever be photographed as much as you are on your wedding day – so it’s easy to go a little ...

Of Maids and Men
16 Sep 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: Of Maids and Men

Almost immediately after the Bear slipped this beautiful ring on my finger and we did our dance of joy I was filled with elation at the thought of choosing the ladies who would stand by my side the day I say, “I ...

All About Wedding Skin Care
12 Sep 2013

All About Wedding Skin Care

On your wedding day, there is absolutely no hiding your face. Sure, your dress, flowers and veil will all vie for attention, but naturally everyone will be looking at your newly-wed, happily glowing face. Now, ...

Blanco Guest Farm
10 Sep 2013

Tie The Knot at Blanco Guest Farm in Tarkastad

Welcome to Blanco ... where you can find your happy place for your big day! Tucked away at the foot of the Winterberg Mountains, just outside Tarkastad, Blanco Guest Farm has been running for more than 100 years making ...

What does your diamond say about you?
6 Sep 2013

What Does Your Diamond Say About You?

Picking out an engagement ring is no small thing. This is something that will be worn daily for what will hopefully turn out to be a very long time, so it stands to reason that a bit of thought should be put into it. If ...

Love Don't Cost A Thing
2 Sep 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: Love Don’t Cost A Thing

At any stage of planning a wedding you will be aware of the many, many expenses that come along with it. Our wedding is a small beach affair with endless DIY projects and you may have something similar or even more ...

A Shotgun Wedding?
29 Aug 2013

A Shotgun Wedding: Should I, Shouldn’t I?

Despite the fact that we are living in the 21st century and that many of us like to think that tolerance abounds in all corners of the universe - when the bride is pregnant, people talk. Now for some this might be a ...

All About Wedding Speeches
27 Aug 2013

All About Wedding Speeches

When it came to the subject of wedding speeches on our big day, I knew immediately that I wanted to make one – which seemed like the ‘nontraditional’ choice when chatting to wedded friends afterwards. It seems ...

Engagement Party Cupcakes
26 Aug 2013

Elle’s Bridal Diary: To Engagement Party or Not to Engagement Party?

One of the many highlights of the day we got engaged happened long after my Bear drove me to my favourite beach, treated me to yummy lunch and went down on both knees making me by far the most elated little girl in the ...

Road Trip Honeymoon in South Africa
23 Aug 2013

Road Trip Honeymoon in South Africa

Road trip honeymoons are pretty popular in this country, and when you think about all the fantastic places there are to see around here it is not hard to see why. How romantic to spend your first days together as man ...

Kitchen Tea Activities
22 Aug 2013

Cutesy Kitchen Tea Activities

Planning a few kitchen tea activities for the bride-to-be’s celebration is a great way to break the tension in a room full of ladies who might not necessarily know each other too well. The type of activities you ...

All About Wedding Drinks
20 Aug 2013

All About Wedding Drinks

A wedding can be, in many people’s minds, a good excuse for a party. Free food, a chance to get dressed up … and drinks on the house. I know I’m perhaps referring to the worst type of guest possible, but the sad ...