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Sharné Raath

Married on Aug 27, 2016 in Kwa-Zulu Natal

Our Wedding in Wonderland

Down the Rabbit Hole we go...

From a fairy tale engagement to an extensive two year wedding planning journey, we created our own unique spin on the 'Mad Hatter's Tea Party'.

At the start of our planning, we couldn't quite decide upon a particular colour scheme nor theme... So we decided to have it all! With both of us being creative and a little unusual at times, we both agreed that our favourite childhood story, 'Alice in Wonderland', would be a perfect start to our story book chapter as Mr and Mrs.

From handcrafted invitations, hand selecting each item from every conceivable antique store around South Africa and finding the ideal location, we underestimated the challenge that lay ahead. But it was a true test of our beautiful relationship. We truly do make the perfect tea(m).

What a magnificent day we had! With everything working out (kind of to plan...). Thank goodness for my wonderful husband and family whom were there to make sure everything went off smoothly (both mums were incredible, from start to finish!).

We were so blessed to celebrate in the stunning surroundings of the Drakensberg with our closest friends and family whom had made the effort to travel from far and wide. I am a lucky lass to have had both my parents give me away and welcoming my husband with wide open arms as well as welcoming my in-laws as not only family but as BFFs!

And we partied until 4am... We are all mad here. But all the best people are.

Thank you to:
Tyme Photography for our stunning photos:
First Kiss Productions for our magnificent video:
Laura Ellis for makeup:
Moms for flowers, bouquets, hair pieces and decor - made to order
Dad for our beautiful invites - made to order
Stephanie Cummings for my custom design dress:
Wooden bow ties, cufflinks, wooden guest favour cufflinks and pashminas


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Cathedral Peak Hotel

Cathedral Peak Hotel

Enjoy your wedding in gracious elegance against a backdrop of the magnificent Cathedral Peak mountain range. The scenic beauty of this renowned Drakensberg hotel, its personal ...