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Melanie van der Linde

Married on Nov 24, 2017 in Western Cape


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Magical Moments


A moment i will never forget is when my 18 month old niece came running out of the room all dressed up with her curly hair. She is a miracle baby and my heart just melted when i saw her sweet face. All excited she suddenly stopped and looked at me in awe probably wondering why is her "aunty" in this big wedding dress.

There are so many heart felt moments and highlights its impossible to choose only one ! My handsome groom,my family our special guests hand picked to be there it was just such a blessed day .

The Honeymoon


Yes ! Of course =) He surprised me with this one I was not allowed to know where we were going but I'm quite nosy so i sniffed it out eventually. We went to the magical islands of Maldives! Club med kani treated us like royalty we were always entertained.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

Elegance was key =)

The Venue

We got married at the beautiful Cavalli wine and stud farm.

They had me at horses ...

My Bridal Beauty Regime

My mother, bridesmaids and I got our nails done the day before at Tammy Taylor nails Somerset wes. I also got the most rejuvenating massage the morning of my wedding as my 7 bridesmaids hair and make up was being done.

Wedding Elements

Our flowers were AMAZING thanks to the talented Heike Lec from Fleur le cordeur! It was the most flowers i had ever seen in my life and those pink tulips were just breath taking.

Our wedding planners hired in rose gold lights chandeliers ALOT of fairy lights fancy chairs ahh it was just so perfect =)

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The groomsmen went for an elegant James bond look. They pulled of the 007 look just fine =)

Beautiful Bridesmaids

They wore champagne colour pink(ish) dresses from forever new that fitted their bodies perfectly.

Marriage Officer

Our "dominee" flew all the way to Cape Town for the wedding. He is our pastor in a small farm town called swartwater. He travelled 5 hours and then took a 2 hour flight for our wedding. He has seen my husband grow up since he was a baby and still today he is a close family friend.

His name is Ds Wimpie Jordt.

My Captured Moments

Our photographer also flew in al the way from SWEDEN =D

Thank you Dehan Engelbrecht! He is such a young talent and his photos are one of a kind.

Our videographers - fjs productions
We are still waiting for our video but I'm sure its going to be unbelievable because i know how talented they are as well.

We also had a retro photo booth with our floral wall as a background. The guest absolutely loved it and so did WE (the bridal couple).

The Wedding Planner

yes we had Just- jack wedding planners that helped plan our whole special day. As we lived in Limpopo (next to the Botswana border) they had to do all the planning in cape town for us.

Wedding Transport

We arrived at the wedding in a horse carriage that Cavalli wine and stud farm provided. The horse was beautiful they truly have the best horses there.

Food & Cake

Wedding cake made by bird cage stellenbosch - Our cake layers we stacked so high they had to hire A VAN for the day to transport the cake to the venue =) Thanks Bird cage their cakes are delicious!

Wedding Stationery

Susan brand - Amazing

She designed all the floral art work used on all the wedding stationary.

The Reception and Entertainment

Our dj was Brendan from music2themax.

He was such a crowd pleaser and played songs that had everyone moving on the dance floor, old and young!

Wedding Services Used

Cavalli Estate

Cavalli Estate

The Cavalli Function Venue is a Green Star rated building conveniently on the R44 highway nestled below the majestic Helderberg Mountain.



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Retro Photo Booth

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Bridal Manor

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