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Melissa De Freitas

Married on Dec 23, 2017 in Gauteng


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Magical Moments


Every part of the day was memorable, but there is nothing like that moment the door opens and you see the love of your life waiting for you..

The Honeymoon


We went to Mauritius for our honeymoon, it was a surprise location, only found out the night of the wedding, definitely a sweet surprise to the day.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

My make up was done by Monique Pappas, I wanted a Simple, Elegant, natural look, which went with my beautiful elegant, detailed dress made by Zita Contente couture.
My wedding shoes were from forever new, my earrings were from lovisa and my sparkling bracelet was a gift from the groom from Swarovski.

The Venue

We got married at Avianto In Muldersdrifts on the 23/12/2017, just two days away from Christmas. It was definitely a magical day, as it marked a year that my husband proposed to me. A few of our guests stayed the night at Avianto as it was a drive for some of our guests.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

Drank a lot of lemon water before the wedding, helped detox your body and make your skin glow, helps clear the skin too. Also best way to relax before the wedding a spa day with the girls, best place to go Resinance spa in Sandton

Wedding Elements

Elegant, soft, romantic!! Definitely a classic look

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The groom wore a black tuxedo, with a black bow tie, the groomsmen wore black suits with blush pink bow ties, which matched the bridesmaids.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

They wore a blush pink fitted dress with side straps around the arms, very soft beautiful look. They got the look from Ana Paula Bridals

Marriage Officer

Father Peter

My Captured Moments

Might fine captured our special day, both photography and videography. Very talented people!! They really know how to capture every moment, they can bring out the vision you have for your special day!! And no we didn’t have a photo booth as we took photos with our guests during the day.

The Wedding Planner

No planner, it was the bride with the help of the groom ;)

Wedding Transport

Used two family cars, saves on money (a good tip on where you can save money, where you can use it on something you really want)

Food & Cake

Wedding food was catered by Avianto, and the cake was made by Kelly Jayne’s. Definitely 5 star service in both these places!!

Wedding Stationery

Event Inspirtaion at Avianto ( Tasha and Tanya)

The Reception and Entertainment

After the “I Do” we walked out the chapel for a group photo, which was followed by us cutting our cake in front of all the guests, while we were taking our photos our guests could enjoy the classical music in the background eating canapés and wedding cake, which then not long after followed the reception. Yes we had dance lessons in order to blow the guests away with an amazing first dance, we used a DJ for the reception to liven the mood of our guests. During the ceremony and canapés we used a company “string things” who played chelos during the day to give the day a classic romantic feeling to the wedding.
The party consisted of a 3 course meal, we then danced the night away..