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Charlene van Heerden

Married on Mar 20, 2017 in Gauteng


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Magical Moments


There were two highlights, the first one being after I returned with my bridesmaids (after all the phots was taken), I walked into this amazing room at Avianto and the my Dad and two brothers were waiting for me. Being the last born, I struggled to keep the tears from flowing. The second was the moment I walked into the Chapel and saw my handsome husband waiting for me, I knew this was the day that I've been waiting for all my life.

The Honeymoon


We went to Mauritius - Shandrani Beachcomber resort and spa! A true experience that we will never forget.

The Honeymoon


We went to Mauritius - Shandrani Beachcomber resort and spa! A true experience that we will never forget.

The Honeymoon


We went to Mauritius - Shandrani Beachcomber resort and spa! A true experience that we will never forget.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

I opted for less is more, I felt my wedding dress was so perfect I did not need to add a lot of jewellry etc. Hair and make-up was perfectly done by Yolandi Mans from Angelic Allure Make up and Hair, this lady has true talent, everything complemented the whole look so perfectly. I was a ballet dancer for more than 8 years, when it came to deciding what shoes to wear, I knew it was going to be a long day so I decided on pink satin ballet shoes.

The Venue

Avianto Wedding Venue - Muldersdrift.
Some of the Guests stayed at Avianto Hotel.

Wedding Elements

I simply fell inlove with the rose-gold trend that went around, so I knew exactly that is what I wanted. Event Inspirations was amazing to work with, they had all the décor that I wanted to get the look just perfect. We combined the rose-gold theme with chrystal candelabra's on the table's etc. We also added wooden tiffany chairs, just to get the balance right.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

While I was searching for ideas for the décor I came across a photo with 3 diffrent dresses in the same colour. I wanted my bridesmaids to feel beautiful as well so each one chose their favourite dress and we had it made in a nude/pink colour.

My Captured Moments

RDK Photography - Renske De Klerk Engelbrecht
What an amazing photographer, she works her magic all the time. From our engagement shoot, she just made us feel so comfortable that when the wedding day arrived, we knew exactly what to do. The end product was breathtaking and we will cherish that memories forever.

Renske also arranged a photobooth - which provided many fun moments and entertainment for our guests.

The Wedding Planner

Yes, Lizelle from Avianto helped that the whole day went smoothly and I did not have to worry about a single thing. From the day we booked our wedding up until the day of our wedding she supported us and helped with arrangements.

Wedding Transport

We got ready at the venue, but transport to the chapel were provided with my Dad's and Brother's cars, for me, my dad and the three bridesmaids. My two brother's drove the vehicles.

Wedding Stationery

Jacolette Creative Design - Jacolette Calitz-Marais
What an amazing person to work with, she immediately understood my ideas. When she had to provide templates, it was exactly what I wanted. She went above and beyond, the day of the wedding she made sure all the stationery was in order in the venue and did not leave until she was happy.

Wedding Services Used

RDK Photography

RDK Photography

Gauteng Award Winning Wedding Photographer, RDK Photography captures every magical moment of your special day with a touch of elegance and passion!

Cream Cheese Professional DJs

Cream Cheese Professional DJs

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