SA Weddings

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Marisa Horne

Married on Apr 1, 2017 in Western Cape


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Magical Moments


Perfect weather, fun taking photo's, guests enjoying themselves, good food, friends and family attending.

The Honeymoon


To Plettenberg Bay for a week, followed by back-packing and visiting friends in various countries 2 weeks later.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

Make-up in natural colours giving as much of a natural look as possible. Hair curled and taken backwards. Wedding dress ivory colour, A-style with top part embroided and lace shoulder straps. Shoes ivory colour, comfortable platform like sandel. Jewelery pearl necklace and pearl teardrop earings. Bouquet of dark red roses.

The Venue

Ceremony at De Krans Wine Cellars, Calitzdorp followed by reception at the high school hall. Most guests stayed over at various guest houses and camping sites in and around town.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

Nails done a few days before at salon. On the day of the wedding the bride's maids helped in pampering and preparing what was needed.

Wedding Elements

Made use of fairy lights draped from the roof and on the tables, candles on the tables, chandeliers with candles on the stage, used ivy for décor with green apples and grapes. Silver under-plates.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

Groom wore a black suite, white shirt and wine red tie bought from Truworths and Woolworths. Groomsmen wore black pants, white shirts, black suspenders and custom made wine red bow ties. They had their own attire.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

Wine red long chiffon dresses ordered on line.

Marriage Officer

The father of the groom (pastor)

My Captured Moments

Fölscher Photography. Tiaan Fölscher and his wife Lena took all the wedding pictures. They did a wonderful job, was never in the way and made everyone feel at ease and comfortable. No videographer or photo booth.

The Wedding Planner

No, I did most of it myself.

Wedding Transport

Father of the bride transported bride to the ceremony in white Toyota Camry.

Food & Cake

Food was prepared by Debbie Calitz. The wedding cake was made by Joy Apollis from "Cakes of Joy" - it was an ice-cream cake.

Wedding Stationery

Aunt of the groom - Alona Collings.

The Reception and Entertainment

No dance lessons. Dance floor was opened by everyone and not just the bride and the groom on a "group dance" song. Sound was done by Fred Evard. No live band or DJ.