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Carla de Swardt

Married on Jun 15, 2017 in Gauteng

 

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The Honeymoon

 

Yes, we went to the beautiful resort Ravanala Attitude in Mauritius, absolutely amazing!

Wedding Gallery

 

My Special Day

For my wedding look I wanted to keep things simple and elegant. My dress was from the White One by Pronovias Collection named JOANNA. I bought the dress from Timeless Bridal Couture in Pretoria East, their service is impeccable and the dresses are out of this world.
Hair and make-up was done by Melinda de Wet from MDW Professional Make-up Artistry. She is such a professional and did everything exactly the way I wanted.
I wore pearls as my jewelry of choice, my necklace being my something old as this was a gift from my mother. Ear rings and and bracelets I purchased from various stores.
My shoes were plain nude wedges which I bought from Woolies, super comfy!

The Venue

We got married at Imperfect Perfection, a beautiful wedding venue in Tierpoort Pretoria East. Our guest stayed over at various Guest houses in the area

My Bridal Beauty Regime

My lifestyle is a bit hectic so a specific beauty regime was a bit of a challenge. I tried to eat healthy as much as possible and drink lots of water, exercised as much as I could.
I did take very good care of my skin with proper cleansing and moisturizing morning and evenings.
I bought teeth whitening products from Brilliant White that I used at home for a few weeks before the wedding.

Wedding Elements

Imperfect Perfection is exactly what the name states. The venue literally has everything you need in terms of decor. There are so many unique and beautiful elements at this venue that we only needed to add flowers. I wanted our wedding to be soft and romantic so we went with lots and lots of candles everywhere!! Flower choices were soft pinks, eucalyptus greens and white. We also added an "old book" theme to tie into the classic theme.
Hester from Love and Grace did our flower arrangements and it really was spectacular!
Check out the photos to see how beautiful it was.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The groom wore a navy blue suit from Eurosuit and the best man wore matching colors from Woolies.

Eurosuit

Eurosuit

Eurosuit has established itself as the leading brand in men’s formal wear hire and sale.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

My maid of honor wore a beautiful soft pink gown with lace bodice to tie in with our soft pink theme. Melinda from MDW did her hair and make-up and she wore the same nude shoes from Woolies that I wore.

Marriage Officer

We got married by my uncle who is a pastor.

My Captured Moments

We had a really lovely wedding videographer named Gabby from Embark Wedding Videography. She made the most beautiful highlights reel of our special day, have a look here https://vimeo.com/227389487?ref=fb-share&1

My brother in law from Bulgaria, from Boris Hrstov Photography took our photo booth photos and some really nice pictures of our decor.

Jolandie from Novelle Mode took the rest of our wedding pictures.

The Wedding Planner

Noleen de Jager and Lene Nel from Imperfect Perfection were exceptional with planning our wedding. The literally do everything for you to create a magnificent, stress free gorgeous day!

Food & Cake

Imperfect Perfection did all the catering for the wedding. They have a very large selection to choose from and the food is of the highest quality.

We did a candy buffet for dessert with home made fudge and coconut ice (thanks mom) and several sweets that we bought from candy stores. Theo from Theo's Cakes made us a gorgeous wedding cake with hand crafted flowers to match our romantic wedding!

The Reception and Entertainment

The party was great fun! We had a whiskey and cigar lounge, lots of dancing and laughter. Raynhardt from Mega Music DJs took care of the music for us and made sure that the party stayed very much alive!

Wedding Services Used

 
Eurosuit

Eurosuit

Eurosuit has established itself as the leading brand in men’s formal wear hire and sale.