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Berna Beukman

Married on Jun 16, 2017 in Western Cape


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How did your love story begin?


We met each other on a blind date at Die Blou Hond restaurant during a performance by the band Touch of Class.

Tell us all about the proposal.


Johan took me for a picnic and wine tasting at our prospective wedding venue and proposed out of the blue under the trees. He carried the ring with him in his camera bag pretending to take pictures of the venue.

Magical Moments


The highlight of our wedding was the band, Touch of Class singing at the chapel and performing at the reception. One of the best moments was when I walked into the chapel and seeing my future husband, our children, parents and all the guest who had travelled to join our big day.

The Honeymoon


We went to Europe to almost a month and visited beautiful countries like France, Italy, Spain, Greece and Croatia

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

Our wedding was very stylish and formal. I had my dress designed by Simon Rademan and we bought some exquisite lace during a photography trip in Vietnam. Hair and make-up were done by our personal stylists. My pearl bracelet was a gift from my husband for Mother's Day

The Venue

We had a destination wedding at Zorgvliet Wine Estate, Stellenbosch and because our wedding was on a public holiday we booked our guests for the whole week-end. The evening before the wedding we had an informal braai at the venue for everyone to get to know each other.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

Running and healthy eating habits
Drinking lots of water
Following my own beauty routine to keep consistancy

Wedding Elements

Everything was light and white with hints of red. We incorporated indigenous flowers like proteas and used a lot of candles.
Sitting Pretty did all the decor

My Groom And His Groomsmen

They wore black tailored tuxedos with crisp white shirts. Designed by Smart Guys

Beautiful Bridesmaids

The bridesmaid wore a bright red dress that a friend made for her

Marriage Officer

Pastor Sarel Louw

My Captured Moments

Our very special friend Henda Boshoff and her husband Vickus took the photographs. (Epikture)

The Wedding Planner

Yes, Hugo Vermaak and team and Sitting Pretty

Wedding Transport

The bridal car was a red 1964 Jaguar and the guests were transported to the chapel with tractors

Food & Cake

Zorgvliet Wine Estate prepared the food and the cake was ordered by a friend in Paarl

Wedding Stationery

We designed the stationary ourselves and MoiNoi Designes did the printing

The Reception and Entertainment

The band Touch of Class did the performance at the chapel and the reception and they arranged all the equipment

Wedding Services Used



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