We got married on the beach at The Boathouse in Ballito , everything was so special ,it was so beautiful our colors was turquoise and dark purple witch complemented each other really good ,it was beach themed, of course you cant have a wedding at the beach and its not beach themed , instead of flowers we used seashells, and corals to give a under the water feeling ,we had everything from a bride and groom questionnaire to lanterns release over the ocean it was so magical
We went to the beautiful Ponta do ouro Mozambique with its beautiful beach were we just wanted to spent the hole day on the beach ,we hired quadbikes and went 4x4 driving in the sand and we did 6 wonderful ,scuba dives where we could admire the beautiful underwater world
I had a beautiful one of a kind white a line dress with a open back ,it had so much jewels ,it was designed and made by Werner Dey ,my hair was made into an up stile with a goddess look to it, i had a small tiara and beautiful starfish pins! who does not want to feel like a princess on their wedding day ,my makeup was natural with a smokey eye and pink lip ,i wore beautiful sandals with pearls and diamonds. I wore beautiful earings that my dad bought for me ,my lingerie was white with lace ,my bouquet my mom made with diamonds and crystals ,and she made the flowers with fabric ,my carter belt was made by my best friend she made 2, one for me and one my husband will throw to the bachelors, they were white, blue and purple with a sea star charm
We got married at The Boat House in Ballito ,our guests did stay over ,but they all arranged their own accommodation
I followed a healthy eating plan and worked out a lot at the gym ,i also got a pedicure and manicure and waxing the week before the wedding
For my decorations i used seashells and corals ,on each table we had a fish bowl with shells in it and small fish that was panted onto small pebbles ,on the main table we had coral and shells ,it looked like a small reef. the venue was decorated with white ,turquoise and dark purple drapings, it also had full on fairy lights ,we got married on the beach so we had a bamboo gazebo and on the floor we had 4 big seashells , and on each chair we had a sea star ,we also had a place where you could place your shoes
the groom wore a long ,lite badge pants with leather sandals, and a white button shirt, and a turquoise bow tie and cross bands ,the groomsmen looked the same, but they had a darker color badge pants ,and they did not wear a bow tie ,we got their suits at woolworths
My bridesmaids wore dark purple long infinity dresses that we got from Lingerette Boutique they looked stunning
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Our marriage officer was AJ Haasbroek from Dream Ceremonies he did a wonderful job ,and we enjoyed him a lot
We used Melissa and Graeme from Gray's photography they did a wonderful job for a really good price i am so amazed by the photos they took ,and could not believe how good it came out. i will 100% recommend them to anyone, they were really professional and cheered up everyone they made us feel so comfortable ,we also did a photo booth, and silly photos that was also captured by them and it came out amazing.
The Boat House provided a wedding planner that helped us to coordinate our day
We mostly walked everywhere but when we had to go somewhere we drove in a Subaru Impreza 2.0R
The Boat House prepared our food it was really delicious ,and Elsie from Elsie's cupcake heaven she made us a beautiful white cake with turquoise shells ,the inside of the cake was ombre from purple to turquoise and it tasted great.
a very nice lady named Louise printed and designed everything from table seating to personal love news papers and table numbers and a lot more it looked so beautiful she did a lot more!! decorating as what i wanted ,and that made it so much more beautiful.
The Boat House did the lighting they also provided us with the DJ who did a fantastic job ,we also had a bagpiper named Dave ,we did not take dance lessons because we know how to dance with each other and we both love dancing