Tag: "south africa weddings"

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...