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Chantelle Owens

Married on Feb 14, 2016 in Free State


Valentines day will always have a special meaning for us. This is the day that we got married at Heavensgate Wedding Venue. The date chose itself and everything just fell into place...

The day started early with Chantelle and her bridesmaids getting ready at Kleinkaap Boutique hotel in Centurion and John and his groomsmen getting ready at Forever Resort Hotel in Centurion.

What made their day extra special was that neither John nor Chantelle have seen the dress and the suit they were going to wear. Chantelle’s dress was designed by John and John’s suit was designed by Chantelle. They only saw it when they got dressed right before the wedding.

They got married under the huge trees at Heavensgate in an outside ceremony. Boasting the biggest swan collection in South Africa.

After the ceremony we had the photo shoot at Heavensgate followed by the reception. Friends and family were there to celebrate the union with them.

What made the day more exciting is having a whole case of Jose Cuervo tequila that was handed out by waiters to the guests as this is John's favorite drink.

“I really have the most Beautiful wife that God has hand picked for me. Having someone in your life that supports you, Loves you and makes you a better person is one of the biggest blessings a Man can ever ask for.“ – John Owens

"Let us not merely say that we love each other, but let is show through our actions and words. I married the love of my life. My soulmate. My everything!" - Chantelle Owens

It surely wasn't your traditional wedding.

Their official hashtag was #OwensWedding.


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Kleinkaap Boutique Hotel

Kleinkaap Boutique Hotel

Kleinkaap estate boasts the original manor house built on Clubview farm in 1920 by General Frank Dyson, the first owner of this beautiful property. In those early days they far...

Heavens Gate Venue

Heavens Gate Venue

We are the proud winners of the top Gauteng Wedding Venue Award