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Corné De Bruyn

Married on Nov 11, 2017 in Kwa-Zulu Natal


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Magical Moments


Mozambique - Ponta Do Ouro destination wedding.
Friends & Family coming together and enjoying every moment of the day
Location / venue needing little décor as the beach scenery and stunning ocean backdrop completes the day
Earthy colours and rustic effects
Amazing local food served

The Honeymoon


Not as yet

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

Natural and not over done
Lace, lace, lace
Mermaid lace dress with lace straps and low back by Bridal Wardrobe Melrose Arch
Dutch braid with white small rose buds
Natural make-up, bronze & nudes by Yolanda Billing
Barefoot beach lace sandals custom made
Seamless underwear
Custom made jewelery by Madelines Temptations. Fine leaf (creaper) sterling silver with swarovski earrings & sterling silver leaf bracelet with swarovski
Purfume by Roberto Cavali (Paradisio)
Custom made lace garter set by And Something Pretty.

Bridal Wardrobe

Bridal Wardrobe

Bridal Wardrobe is the leading stockist of all Enzoani Collections in South Africa and caters for the modern bride who wants to be at the forefront of the latest designer trends.

The Venue

Mozambique, Ponta Do Ouro, The Beach Bar
Guest arrived on the 7th i.e. short holiday before and after the wedding on the 11th.
Guests & bridal party stayed at Coco Rico Resort.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

Nails by Sorbet
Hair by The Federation
Tan Can by Solar Scape
No other specific beauty treatments

Wedding Elements

Flowers: Could not take over fresh flowers as the trip to Ponta Do ouro is 9hours drive and roses etc. would not have survived the trip.

Gip, Million Star & Eucalyptus Leaves used.

Main table: 2 x large king proteas, 2 x wooden lanterns & 3 x Cylinder vases filled with million star, water & floating candles, glass underplates & eucalyptus leaves.

Guest table: 1 x wooden lantern, 3 x Cylinder Vases filled with million star and water with floating candles, glass underplates, eucalyptus leaves.

Other decor: consol jars filled witj gip for beach isle and walk through isle. Beach gazebo with eucalyptus leaves and white linen drapes. White beach benches. Welcome boards and alot of fairy lights on the dance floor veranda (maypole built) and in the venue seating area.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

White button & collar shirts (Woolworths)
Grey/ sand coloured linen long trousers (China mall Midrand)
Tan leather belts (Woolworths)
Tan leather shoes
Groom: wooden bowtie (Wish online shopping website) with grey/ beige coloured jazz hat (China mall Midrand)
Cologne: Prada
Accessories / gifts: wooden sun-glasses, personalised laser cut stainless steel hip flasks, (all Wish online shopping website) tan leather belts (Woolworths)

Beautiful Bridesmaids

Fairy cut dresses.
Bust (top) white lace with open back
Bottom dusty pink
Lace barefoot beach sandals (custom made)
Jewellery by Miglio
Make-up by Yolanda Billing
Look from pinterest and shared ideas
Again very natural and not over done.
Dresses by Peaches and Spice

Marriage Officer

Dominee Alex Clarke

My Captured Moments

Yolanda Billing Photography.
Photos only (no videography)
No photo booth
Drone fotage by Groom Theunis De Bruyn of the surroundings before the wedding day.

The Wedding Planner

Wedding coordinator: Elaine Botha - Island Style Weddings
She arranged the entire day and ensured that the proceedings runs smoothly.
Basic decor arranged however all other decor, flowers etc done by myself and groom.
Tables set-up done by Elaine & mother in law.

Wedding Transport

Arrived at the venue with father of the bride’s BMW X1 XDrive 2.3L diesel (no option for fancy wedding car due to location & road access etc.)

Food & Cake

All Catering done by Louis, owner of the Beach Bar venue.

Wedding cake done by Melanie Horn & mother of the groom Kobie De Bruyn

Wedding Stationery

Wedding programs designed by groom Theunis De Bruyn & bride Corné Smith.

Table seating designed by Theunis & Corné

Printed by Theunis at Jet Line

The Reception and Entertainment

Father and daughter dance: Love is a beautiful song - Dave Mills
First Dance: All of Me - John Legend

Specific chosen songs coordinated by brother of the bride (walk down the isle song, bridesmaids song, welcome song, father & daughter dance, first dance)

Music & lighting by DJ Dino

Wedding Services Used

Bridal Wardrobe

Bridal Wardrobe

Bridal Wardrobe is the leading stockist of all Enzoani Collections in South Africa and caters for the modern bride who wants to be at the forefront of the latest designer trends.