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Donna Wyngaard

Married on Dec 2, 2017 in Western Cape



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Magical Moments


One of my highlights was when my mom was dressing me and putting my veil on. She just couldn't control her emotions. The more she straightened out my dress, placed my veil over my face, trying to control her breathing. I remembered I kept asking her her if she's okay? Eventually she looked at me and just burst out crying.

My memorable moment was when i walked into the church preparing myself to walk down the aisle. My dad kept telling me just relax and stay calm you got this. As i took the corner to walk down the aisle i saw my groom :) tears of joy flowed down my cheeks, I was dumbstruck all over again. Everyone told me don't cry too much..YOUR MAKE UP! How could one possibly not cry. The smiles on everyone's face's as my father walked me down the aisle. I think his smile was priceless. How my father helped me with my dress walking down the aisle so i don't trip and fall. My aunt shouting kick
And last but not lease the look on my groom's face.

Our guest made the day very memorable, too

The Honeymoon


No we didn't go on a honeymoon as we just bought a house. Our plan is to go one day

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

Dress- Eurobride
Veil- Pauline B Design
Hair- Rene Coetzee (@renatious)
Makeup- Melanie Peters (@c2onlocation)
Shoes- Imaani
Lingerie- Storm In A-G Cup
Jewellery- Lovisa and my Mom
Garter- Beaded ideads

I went for a sophisticated chic look.

The Venue

Got married at the New Apostolic Church where I grew up.
Wedding reception- Royal Cape Yacht Club Cape Town

My Bridal Beauty Regime

Health & Fitness- I tried eating healthy but didn't want to stress myself out about loosing weight. I wanted to be myself.
Teeth whitening- Bought myself Pearl drop teeth whitening, only because it was like less 70% on takealot
Had lots of hair appointments all within a month before the wedding for treatments.
Never have a problem with skin, so I didn't feel the need to bother or irritate it

Wedding Elements

Decor is something I'm big on. I went for a very chic yet simple look. As i believe in simplicity. Trunk Events did the planning, styling and decor of my whole wedding.

We wanted to have a touch of a nautical theme and incorporated it into the smaller finer details. Colours of the decor was
Rose Gold, White, touch of Navy and Gold with glass and crystal. Each guest got a their name's on a keyring which was gold and laser cut mirror perspex. We had no draping in the venue as the whole venue was plain white with a very high ceiling with big white chandeliers and our lighting guy placed parkade lights all around the venue which gave off a soft pink touch. I opted for white plinth table with clear perspex Tiffany chairs. Rose gold cutlery to add a extra chic touch. We had D & J marquee letter lights with a dessert cake table that caught the attention of all our guest. Our outside area had the white plinth cocktail tables with big rose gold candle lanterns. The venue was perfect as the yachts added so much character to everything.

Flowers- white roses, white peonies, white hydrangeas

My Groom And His Groomsmen

They opted for a light blue suit, something very different. With lapel pins instead of a flower buttonholes. With polka dot tie and pocket squre

Beautiful Bridesmaids

The bridesmaids wore Blush pink dresses, they had the option of choosing anything to suit their style.
YDE and Infinity Dress Daisy Island



Marriage Officer

Karl Martin & Robin Hendricks they both belong to the church

My Captured Moments

Photographer- Zuly Jay, who knew Joshua and i since we started dating
Videographer- Levi Niekerk (The Film Corner) close friend of my husband
Photo booth- 365 events

The Wedding Planner

Yes Tracy Branford from Trunk events. She did everything

Wedding Transport

We had a friend who had a nice car along with Joshua's car as he Just wanted Audi's

Food & Cake

Food was done by the Venue Royal Cape Yacht Club Cape Town
Wedding cake- Shuheila Manuel
Wedding desserts- Cakes by Wade

Wedding Stationery

One of my colleagues boyfriend is a graphic designer he did all the Invitation and Menu's
Digital Save the date-Levi Niekerk
Printing - Dourando printing

The Reception and Entertainment

SoundsFun Entertainment- Lighting, DJ & Sound (one guy) He was the DJ at both of our 21st birthday parties.

Wedding Services Used

Royal Cape Yacht Club

Royal Cape Yacht Club

Tavern of the Seas