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Wedding Ideas: South Africa Wedding

Warm and Natural South Africa Wedding at The Greenhouse Café

August 26, 2020 | riley

The minute we saw Eliné and Hein’s natural wedding at The Greenhouse Café, our jaws dropped. One look at these photos captured by The Geldenhuys, and you can see the love these two have for one another. Eliné–who planned the wedding herself–wanted something classy yet warm, which she achieved using terracotta colors, an abundance of candles, hand-dyed cotton napkins, hand-picked pampas grass, and beautiful floral centerpieces created by The Bloom Room. Every detail complimented the […]

This Couple Planned Their Natal Midlands Wedding at The Glades Farm in 5 Months

May 30, 2020 | brooke

Peter and Nicky’s organic, Natal Midlands wedding at The Glades Farm gives us all the laidback, home-style wedding vibes! This couple’s celebration was marked by the kind of elation that’s infectious. There was a deep sense of community and joie de vivre, as the focus was on family and friends. Fun fact: Peter and Nicky planned the entire wedding in less than five months! We love the simplicity of these bridesmaids’ black Chanelle Wright gowns, […]

Timeless Bosch Hoek Wedding in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Midlands

November 22, 2019 | brooke

Talk about a romantic affair! We’re smitten with Victoria and Marc’s timeless wedding at Bosch Hoek in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. The couple hired planning rockstars from Oh Happy Day to help them create the day of their dreams complete with decor from The Wedding Table and House of Hudson. Victoria wanted her bridal look to resemble her daily look of “glowy, bronzed, and fresh.” Her clean, modern White Lilly Bridal dress and Jimmy Choo shoes were the perfect mix to pull off […]

Terracotta and Pampas Grass South African Wedding at Bordeaux Game Farm

November 11, 2019 | brooke

Sonette and De Vries wedding at Bordeaux Game Farm has us feeling inspired with a new wedding trend we are calling “sophisticated safari!” Floral designer A Seed To Sow created the most magnificent table arrangements with pampas grass and muted color florals that look absolutely perfect paired with modern rentals from Bish Bash Boosh. Sonette looked stunning in a warm ivory sequined gown by Vagabond Bridal — and her groom didn’t disappoint either, dressed in a classic black and white suit […]

Dreamy, Natural, and Intimate South Africa Destination Wedding at Natte Valleij

September 25, 2019 | brooke

When we first saw Laura and Andrew’s intimate South Africa destination wedding at Natte Valleij, we collectively said, “awww!” You can just feel the love they have for each other through these simply gorgeous photos by Dearheart Photos. We’re all heart eyes over Laura’s dreamy Bo and Luca dress that pairs so nicely with her groom’s Marks and Spencers suit. And if outdoor, family-style dining is your thing, you absolutely have to see this reception set up at Natte Valleij […]

Rustic South African Farm Wedding Overlooking the Drakensberg Mountains

January 7, 2018 | emy

Claire and Marc’s South African wedding was held on the groom’s family farm that has been in the family for generations, the perfect setting for a large and inclusive celebration focused on simplicity and fun. The outdoor ceremony overlooked the Tugela River and the misty hills of the Drankensberg Mountain Range, simply decorated with a rustic ceremony arch to highlight the surrounding beauty. The reception was held in a bespoke marquee in the garden of […]

Eclectic South African Wedding at Francines Venue with a Touch of Moroccan Influence

December 19, 2017 | colleen

With wide open space, mountains on the horizon, and the feeling of a backyard dinner party, Francines Venue was the perfect place for Blanche and JP to become husband and wife. Their easy-going, DIY wedding had many bohemian and romantic elements from homemade bouquets and flower crowns, Persian rugs, and greenery wreaths hanging around the ceremony and reception space. Both in custom pieces, Blanche designed her wedding dress with Annelize Scheepers and JP was rocking a hand-tailored suit […]

Tropical Meets Traditional Western Cape Wedding at Glenbrae

November 19, 2017 | emy

After moving to New Zealand from South Africa eight months before their wedding, Monique and George relied on the support of their families, fantastic vendors, and the understated elegance of their venue Glenbrae to create a beautiful and unique setting perfect for a social celebration planned from several thousand miles away. The indoor-outdoor space offered a stunningly peaceful forest ceremony, spectacular vineyard views, and fashionable reception space. Décor designed by Saffron Events featured a timelessly […]

South African Bohemian Festival Wedding at Mofam River Lodge

November 4, 2017 | emy

When Tarryn and Bruce moved to Dubai six months before their wedding it seemed their DIY dreams of a relaxed bohemian celebration were dashed, but with plenty of help from family, their festival-inspired Mofam River Lodge union came together beautifully. The lodge featured riverfront views and on site accommodation for all of their guests, perfect for a tranquil, three-day fête in a stunning setting that encouraged their guests to explore the rustic teepees and laid-back […]

Showstopping Wedding Gowns from South African Designer Jeannelle l’Amour Bridal

October 28, 2017 | emy

This stunning styled bridal shoot by Michigan Behn Photography showcased just a couple of gorgeously intricate wedding dresses by Jeannelle l’Amour Bridal, paying homage to South African design and architecture in this peach and green inspirational series at Essenwood House. Each gown features modern silhouettes with adventurous and ornate detailing. Undeniably feminine with subtle design and opulent fabrics and beadwork, the plunging necklines, low-backs and well-constructed illusion netting would suit any bride in search for […]