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WEDDING BLOG

Wedding Ideas: South Africa Wedding

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 […]

Colorful DIY South African Wedding at Lunikhy Game Farm

October 13, 2017 | emy

Robyn and Jeremy, a couple of adventurers who love the outdoors and nature fell in love with raw and vibrant Lunikhy Game Farm – the perfect venue for an outdoor ceremony full of natural beauty and a tranquil atmosphere. Floral design by Flower Child created the bride’s explosively bright bouquet and floral headband that inspired the color palette of the entire wedding. Navy blue, orange and copper with reds, yellows and greens echoed the rustic […]

Intimate and Unique Slangkop Lighthouse Wedding in Western Cape, South Africa

July 17, 2017 | gabby

Shanleigh and Simon’s lighthouse wedding is sure to have you grinning from start to finish! Both the bride and the groom are photographers by trade and lovers of the ocean, so they knew the nautical, intimate vibes of a wedding inside of a lighthouse would be perfect for them. Wanting to keep the details of their nuptials simple and sweet so they could focus on the intimate moments of their day, the couple opted for […]

This Boschendal Estate Wedding Nails Old Hollywood Flair

June 26, 2017 | gabby

Zoe and James’s South Africa wedding blends old Hollywood details with the natural elegance of the Franschhoek Valley! The couple lives in Australia but went on a recent trip to James’s native country of South Africa and fell in love with Boschendal Estate‘s gorgeous vineyards, classic architecture, and mountain views. Zoe and James chose a floral design with an emphasis on natural greenery to complement the area’s scenery, and made décor and fashion decisions based on their love […]

DIY South African Greenhouse Wedding at Rosemary Hill

January 10, 2017 | gabby

Rita and André are self-proclaimed Jacks of all trades with specialties in blogging, wedding photography, and graphic design, so it’s only natural that their own wedding knocked it out of the park! The couple worked together to design all of her wedding’s décor, florals, and super fun paper details like a seating chart and very personal table numbers. The couple chose Johannesburg-area venue Rosemary Hill for its stunning ceremony greenhouse and rustic reception area that they polished […]

Copper and Rose Gold Wedding at The Stone Cellar

August 27, 2016 | gabby

Simone and Greg’s copper and rose gold wedding is the ultimate modern rustic wedding inspiration!The couple kept their wedding’s color palette clean and minimal with ivory, sage green, and tons of metallic accents to complement The Stone Cellar‘s organic and relaxed vibes. Simone’s fresh bridal look was complete with a sweet A-line gown from South African designer Anna Georgina and an incredibly natural flower crown! Page & Holmes Photography expertly captured Simone and Greg’s day with gorgeous […]

This Franschhoek Valley Wedding in South Africa is a Breath of Fresh Air

June 25, 2016 | gabby

When Iulia and Charles decided to get married, they knew they wanted to stay true to their roots even if it means forgoing traditional wedding customs – and we are so glad they did! Erlenmeyer flask table centerpieces, an interactive alternative to escort cards, and the loveliest charcuterie cocktail hour are just a few of the many breaths of fresh air that this Franschhoek Valley Wedding offers. Dillon Kin Photography captured the couple, their guests, and the […]

Low-Key South African Wedding at the Lord Milner Hotel

June 17, 2016 | gabby

Even stormy South African skies couldn’t keep Clara and Justus from having the intimate wedding of their dreams! During the wedding planning process, the couple realized all they wanted was a destination wedding with their closest family and friends and ended up choosing to say “I do” at Matjesfontein’s Lord Milner Hotel. This historic site hotel couldn’t have been a better fit with its sumptuous 19th century decor, warm lighting, and incredibly epic natural surroundings. We love how Clara’s low-profile Robyn […]