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Zenobia Francis

Married on Dec 9, 2017 in Kwa-Zulu Natal


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Magical Moments


My most memorable moments of the day was 1 .Walking down the aisle and seeing my handsome husband to be waiting for me at the end of the aisle ..almost in tears .
2. When we exchanged vows that we had written for each other, his was in the form of a poem.
3. Finally saying i do and becoming Mrs Sheldon Clinton Francis.
4. Walking into our reception venue and seeing how beautifully set up it was , and celebrating it with family and very close friends.

The Honeymoon


We didn't really have a honeymoon so to speak . We did however booked 2 nights away at The Riverside Hotel and Spa.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

We went for the vintage look . My dress was simple but beautiful , ballgown vintage look. It was cream with stretch less detailing , with some pearl and diamante bead work . My accessories were pearls. My hair was in a loose pony with curls styled by my sister in law Ronese Mopp, added a diamante head piece to give it a princess effect. My shoes were navy blue tying up with my colours for the wedding which where navy and Dusty pink. My make up was professionally done by coming up , make up artist Aisha.She did my make up perfectly, exactly what i asked for ,which was a natural look ,leaning onto a pink mauve colour /effect .I wore white lingerie.

The Venue

I got married in Durban .
It was local so guests didn't need to stay over.
My Ceremony was held at Kingdom Living Ministries ,in Newlands East and done by my Pastor ,my Spiritula Father,my Mentor , Dr Robert Ross. This is the church where I fellowship / Attend.
My reception was as St Johns Hall in Pinetown.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

All I did was exercise at least 3 times a day , tried to eat right and get enough sleep. Getting enough exercise and sleep is very important .

My Bridal Beauty Regime

All I did was exercise at least 3 times a day , tried to eat right and get enough sleep. Getting enough exercise and sleep is very important .

Wedding Elements

My decor was a very simple ..but different vintage look,done by two of my closest friends Andre Meintkies and Tarryn Adams. Incorporated the navy with a touch of pink beautifully . Using navy overlays and Hessian cloth. They were very creative when setting up the reception decor. I love it.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The groomsmen were dressed in beige linen suits, white shirts ,navy bowties and cuff links,black shoes. The groom was dressed in 3 piece navy suit,white shirt and oak coloured shoes,Dusty tie ( looked so handsome).Paige boy was dressed in a beige pants , white shirt , navy bowtie and shoes.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

My maid of honour and bridesmaid both wore navy dresses and navy heels. 1 dress long and the other knee length. My flower girls wore a white dress with Dusty pink detailing and a flower head piece.

Marriage Officer

My Pastor, Dr Robert Ross from Kingdom Living Ministries in Newlands East .

My Captured Moments

Kim Kallee from Kim Kallee Productions.

The Wedding Planner

I was the wedding planner for my wedding . With the help of friends and family .

Wedding Transport

Transport was provided for by my brother Nadeem Whitby and my best friend and maid of honour Cherise Swartz.

Food & Cake

The food was prepared by family members .Thank you to Ayesha Whitby, Racquel Whitby ,Gregory Whitby,Ursula, Radlyn and Roberta De Esclana , Michelle ,Sebastian and Tarryn Adams, Mark and Andre Meintjies, Newton and Rochelle Morgan.Ronese Mopp for My cupcakes.
My wedding cake was done by Tarryn Adams ,it was a beautiful vanilla sponge ,naked cake.

Wedding Stationery

I designed and printes my own invites . My thank you souviner ..bookmarks were printed and designed by Tarryn Green ,a good friend of mine.

The Reception and Entertainment

No dance lessons are husband and I are naturals.Adrian Joseph was kind enough to offer his dj services .