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Elmé Strauss

Married on Feb 11, 2017 in Gauteng

Our beautiful God given day. There will never be a happier moment in my life, than this day. the day I got to marry my best friend.

Our wedding was filled with unconditional love, a lot of laughter and an absolute sense of content.

My dearest Husband, my sweet... So proud to be his wife.

The Lord has blessed me.


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Magical Moments


Every moment was very special. My favorite probably our first dance.

The Honeymoon


We went on the Sinfonia. It was a very special and memorable honeymoon

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

I am a simple, less is more type of girl. This is why my dress, hair, make-up and jewelry was provided by family of close friends.

The ladies who helped me create my wedding day knew me very well, and made sure that each element represented who I was.

My wedding dress was made by: Brigitte Von dem Bongart (and Yes, this beautiful lady has made every single dress since my Matric Farewell) My wedding dress was dress number 6 made by Brigitte for me.

My hair was done by one of my best friends: Carla Potgieter An absolute joyful soul to be around. Also the person who probably enjoyed singing and dancing at our wedding the most. Her salon in Centurion is probably one of the best and most welcoming salons in Gauteng: Belissima Hair Salon

Make by the amazing and talented: Cicilia Kaufmann (CK Make-up) and yes Cicilia has also done my make-up for numerous events, so she new exactly how to create the picture perfect look.

My jewellery was custom made by Ilse Malan Jewellery. Ilse Malan just so happen to be my aunt. How lucky can a girl get. Perfect pearls hanging from my ears and around my wrist was all that was needed. My amazing ring designed by my husband was created by a friend from church. Bertus van Rooyen. If you are searches for something special created especially for you, give this person a shout.

The Venue

We got married in Heidelberg @ The Stone Cellar.

Still Love Love Love this venue.

Beautiful and Simplistic Rustic.

My Captured Moments

Like with all the elements that made our wedding special, the photographer was a friend from school.

Hanri Human Photography.

This amazing lady captured more than just our faces. She captured the essence of our wedding, the emotion of our wedding, the real moments. I am forever grateful for Hanri Human and her ability to capture every feeling.

Our Videographer was Mighty Fine. Go check out our video at Elme & Rainier l Mighty Fine l Trailer on Vimeo