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Marique Van Staden

Married on Aug 19, 2017 in Gauteng


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Magical Moments


In the church my (now Husband) played me a recording where he tells me about a message he sent to me when we first met. I actually still have this message. On the message he tells me that I will only understand how much he loves me on a specific day in our lives and that he will tell me when this is as soon as it happens,,, Now we had a little oopsie a year ago and from this oopsie came our little miracle "Reinhardt" our son. I was always sure that he meant I will understand his love for me as soon as I feel the love I have for our son. The love I saw in my husband's eyes on the day of our wedding was exceptional and definitely a memorable moment.

The Honeymoon


We wen to Mauritius for seven nights, we booked the Honeymoon through Flight Centre at the Ambre Hotel and Spa. The guy that helped us at Flight Centre was really great and a pleasure to deal with, his name was Charl from the Cradlestone bbranch.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

Wedding Dress by Eurobride JHB - After trying on about 12 dresses we finally found the one!
Hair by Craig Cutz Studio - Such a fun guy!
Make Up by Janine Korvessis - I will use this lady anytime, she was just amazing and kind and helped me stay calm :)
Jewelry by Lovisa

The Venue

Memoire Wedding and Function Venue - Such a beautiful Venue
(The guest also slept at this venue)

My Bridal Beauty Regime

Gym, Gym, Gym

Wedding Elements

Decor- SA Wedding Decor and Myself (Set up by family and friends)
Flowers- White and midnight Blue Roses/ White Gerbera/White Lillies/White Lisianthus done by Antoinette
Deejay and Lighting - Paul from Zoo Sound

My Groom And His Groomsmen

Groom - Shiny Charcoal Suit from Florida Tailors, a Midnight Blue Polo shirt with a Charcoal Tie
Groomsman - Midnight Blue Pants/White Shirt/ Midnight Blue Tie from Edgars

Beautiful Bridesmaids

I designed their dresses and got it made by a lady called Hantie.
They wore midnight Blue Lace and Chiffon dressed - They looked absolutely stunning and comfortable!

Marriage Officer

We had an incredible lady (Christa) who married us from Ryan Hogarth's services, we liked her so much we invited her and her partner to the reception.

My Captured Moments

Photographer - Into The Woods
From the beginning they made us feel so comfortable, they laughed and cried with us and we loved that we were able to share our special day with them.

Videographer - Quake Portfolios
Natacha is such a sweet heart and her work is amazing, I cannot wait to see out video!

The Wedding Planner

I planned everything myself, however my sister-in-law was a rockstar on the day and she did most of the coordination on the day and the week before.

Wedding Transport

We did not have a wedding car as it was not necessary with the venue we chose.

Food & Cake

The food was done by the Venue and our guests are still talking about the food! It was amazing!

The wedding cake was done by Kelly Jaynes and it was not at all what I asked for, I almost did not use the cake on the day. We changed it ourselves to make it work for the day.

Wedding Stationery

Marike from MMES Designs she is really good at what she does and such a patient human being haha, I was kinda a control freak!

The Reception and Entertainment

We took no dance lessons, we decided to wing It lol...

The Deejay was Paul from Zoo Sound, awesome guy! Our Guest were dancing and partying until we were all told to go to bed.