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Annelien de Wet

Married on Oct 7, 2017 in Limpopo


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Magical Moments


I imagined my wedding day to be absolutely perfect. I imagined all the guests arriving in their beautiful outfits , the decor looking smashing and our outdoor ceremony to be calm and romantic with the view of the small lake in front of them... But it didn’t happen as planned. It was raining 80% - the grass was wet , they had to set up a tent outside by the water , it was freezing cold , the flowers was wet and the wind blew some of it off the arch ect.... it was not what I imagined.

BUT THEN - 30 min before I had so walk through the dark enchanted trees to the Isle it stopped raining and the whole team Jumped in to remove the tent , pack wooden pallets on the floor for the mud and they carried out all the decor!

And as it was time for me to walk down the isle a small strope of sunlight came through the dark misty clouds and I felt the blessings of God shining down on us , I could feel his presence around me , It was absolutely he best moment of my entire wedding day.

The Honeymoon


We went to Zanzibar , My Blue Hotel.
What an amazing Honeymoon destination !
The water is sky blue , you can see the fish and corals from up top. We drank unlimited cocktails and watched the sunset from the beach , we went swimming with he dolphins and scuba diving with the fishes. We took a sunset cruise where we explored different cultures and dived from the top deck of the boat into the water. We dived out star fishes bigger that both of my hands , and walked along the beach and picked up shells , they even made a big heart out of candle lights on the beach at night where they served us a 3 course meal , me and my husband had so much quality time and we’re able to relax after all the wedding planning ect.. It’s was absolutely an Amzaing Honeymoon! And it was Very romantic.

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My Special Day

My Wedding look was dark and Elegant.
My Make-up was absolutely flawless , It was done By Michelle Scheepers from @KohlMake-Up Academy in Pretoria.

My lips were dark burgundy and I had the most gorgeous lashes! My make-up had to be dramatic cause of our ceremony that was also dark and elegant.

My hair was a pin up look , done by Morne Marx also from @ KohlMake-Up Academy.

I wanted my hair to look gorgeous throughout the night and that’s why I decided to pin it up.
I also had a lot of lace embellishments on the back of my dress so I needed my hair to be pinned up to show that off.

I found my Wedding dress exactly 1 year and 3 months before I got married.
After fitting 45 dresses at Bride&Co I fell in love with an A-Line Oleg Castini Ivory Lace dress.
I added an cathedral ivory Lace veil that I hired from Timeless Bridal in Pretoria.

My shoes was hard to find , I wanted to be able to wear them again after my wedding. I had an idea of what I wanted and I didn’t settle for less. We walked through 6 malls until I was able to find the right color , shape and size.

I got my shoes from CALL it Spring in Pretoria.

I bought my juwelery and Garter @LOVISA and it was gorgeous! Ps : I had a black garter.

I didn’t have lingerie , I had a white lace panty and I had “ Mev de Wet “ printed on the front in blue. (Something Blue )



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The Venue

We got married @Boshoek Wedding Venue in Lydenburg.

Boshoek catered all of our needs.
They had luxury tents for the guest where hey were able to sleep over he whole weekend.

They had a self help area where the guest could make food for themselves , there was even a jacuzzi and swimming pool for the guests to relax in.

I highly recommend @Boshoek Weddings for any couple.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

I bought my dress 3 sizes to small cause there was only one of those dresses and it was an size 8. So I had to train and have a healthy lifestyle for a few months. I was able to drop all the way to a size 8 and I felt great!!!

I had my teeth whitened at our local dentist.

My make-up artist recommended that I didn’t do anything strange to my skin , and just stick to my basic product that I used.

I had about 15 sessions where I went to tan to have one color complection.

Wedding Elements

My decor was very rustic , dark flowers with heavy green leaves and branches.

Our lighting was very dark and romantic.

My decor and flowers was done by the Love Knot one Pretoria.

She used burgundy flowers and rose gold decor with burgundy candles.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The Groomsmen got heir Suits from Euro suite , they bought their shoes from Woolworths.

They had custom made leather belts , bows and cross bands made by a friend. The groom had his tie made specially for him with Eland vel. It was gorgeous

Beautiful Bridesmaids

My bridesmaids wore a long burgundy dress with a lace top made @ Peaches and Spice

They also had pin up hair and natural make-up done my Michelle Scheepers and Morne Marx from Kohl Make-Up Academy

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