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Roelien Koen

Roelien Koen

Married on Dec 12, 2014

Since before we were together, the both of us always said that we wanted a beach wedding and we both always wanted to get married in Mosselbay. We are from Rustenburg but have always gone on vacation in Mosselbay since we were children. When we started dating we have always had the same idea for our lives and our wedding. So of course we planned a beach wedding in Mosselbay. We wanted an elegant beach wedding, all natural colours and a lot of sea inspired ideas, such us rope, shells, sea stars and fairy lights surrounding the tent because we love how the lights reflect on the sea. We love the sea and everything was inspired through that. We got married on the beach in front of the historic Pavilion Restaurant which is on the beach and that was our reception. The wedding took place late afternoon, on the beach with the sea as our background. We invited only close friends and family, it was fun and cosy and everyone had a great time. After the ceremony the guests were giving cocktails as welcome drinks and there was photo booth were a photographer took photos of everyone. We had a local musician who entertained them while we went to take photos. When my husband did his speech, he looked at me and said “we met through music, so the only way I can tell you how I feel is through music” then he played a song that he wrote for me! We had good food, wonderful entertainment, a beautiful scenery, loving friends and family, in short… it was perfect!

There were a lot of things that was so special that I will never forget. I was very anxious and feeling sick the whole time, all the excitement were getting to me, but when I walked down the aisle and I saw Jémin standing there, it was though everything calmed down. I didn’t hear anything and it felt like it was just me and him on the beach. It was the best feeling I ever had, and when I stood there next to him I felt save and free. I knew I was marrying my best friend, my soul mate and on that moment I felt God smiling down on us.


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Wilna Allpass

Wilna Allpass

I am a qualified makeup artist based in George, Western Cape and I also do wedding hair styling for brides. I do location work in the the Garden Route area (Knysna, George...