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Antoinette Swart

Married on Aug 19, 2017 in Western Cape


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The Honeymoon


I was surprised with an amazing couple of days in the Tsitsikama forest in a tree house.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

My inspiration for my wedding was grecian, forest, natural.

Hair: Side briad with leaf hair piece done by my cousin and mother.

Make up: Very natural done by my maid of honour.

Dress: Princess style ball gown with beading bought from ever after bridal designed by Maggie Soterro

The Venue

We got married in the picturesque winelands on a family farm. Skilpadvlei

My Bridal Beauty Regime

I started eating healthy and exercising 6 months before my big day. Drinking water and the adjustment to my diet took care of my skin and my trusted beautician and maid of honour helped with the sun tanned skin in the middle of winter.

Wedding Elements

Flowers and decor was done beautifully by my aunt ( an events planner).

We also used Cape Tents for a Bedouin tent, as we had an outside ceremony.

Cape Tents

Cape Tents

Cape Tents is a small but dynamic Bedouin tent rental company located in the northern suburbs of Cape Town

My Groom And His Groomsmen

Groom and Bestman: Brothers. They wore white shirts and cream pants bought from Old Khaki

Beautiful Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids dresses: Very risky doing an online order. Dresses fit perfectly. Fitted lace blue mermaid dresses

Marriage Officer

We had the privilage of being married by Andries Cilliers

My Captured Moments

Photographer: We had the amazing Elana van Zyl capture our day. We had our own photobooth set up with props

The Wedding Planner

We did not make use of a planner. we did all the planning ourselves

Wedding Transport

We did not have transport to the venue seeing as our rooms were just outside the ceremony area where we could walk

Food & Cake

Food was prepared by the venue, Skilpadvlei.

Cake was beautifully made by a friend.

Wedding Stationery

All stationary was designed and printed by me (bride)

The Reception and Entertainment

We did not take dance lessons.

We hired our friends from Catwalk Stellenbosch as DJ and they also supplied the lighting.

Wedding Services Used

Cape Tents

Cape Tents

Cape Tents is a small but dynamic Bedouin tent rental company located in the northern suburbs of Cape Town

Skilpadvlei Wine Farm

Skilpadvlei Wine Farm

Celebrate your special day in true country style chic at Skilpadvlei Wine Farm. The breathtaking views, charming architecture, lush gardens and vineyards add a bit of magic to ...