Claudia Nel (Gmeiner)

Married on Dec 19, 2015

As I type this, I am filled with so many emotions when thinking of my wedding day. So lets start at the beginning. My husband and I first met at a catering company we both worked at, him being the HR manager and I the aspiring chef in the kitchen, sparks flew and as they like to say "the rest is history". We had been together for 2 and a half years, when one day he picked me up "pack a bag" he said "we are going on an adventure". I laughed, packed a bag and didn't ask any questions. We got to our destination, and he popped the question up in the beautiful African sky, in a giant air balloon. Happiest day of our lives....until our wedding of course.

Our wedding was beautiful,classy, fun and the most memorable day of our lives yet. We had a short engagement of about 7 months, We came across our venue by chance and I would not change it for the world. Isiphiwo boutique hotel and spa was perfect for us. Its the most stunning venue and really tied everything together for what we wanted for the day. The best way I can describe the theme to our wedding would be, Modern Vintage. It had class, it had fun, it had beautiful colors and everything in between.
From the start of the day everything went perfectly, the day itself was beautiful at 41 degrees in sunny PTA, with birds chirping, laughing coming out of our room as all the ladies start to get ready.Everyone arriving on time and just the best day from there on. I was calm and collected, until I put my amazing wedding dress on.The nerves and all types of emotions came over me, as I finally finished getting ready as Miss Gmeiner to become Mrs Nel in just a few minutes time.
I don't think anyone can really prepare you for walking down the aisle to the man you are about to marry, nobody can explain to you how you are going to feel, and for me it was the best feeling in the world, as though I was floating above the ground, you are so over come with emotions and you are the happiest you have ever felt. Our wedding was so special because we had all our family and friends to celebrate with us, to have fun with us, to be apart of us and there really is not one thing I would change about our wedding and for me that is such an amazing feeling.To know that all your planning was just so perfect for you. The 19th December 2015 will be a day I cherish for the rest of our days. Vir Altyd 19 Desenber 2015 <3


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