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Carmenn Botes

Married on Sep 2, 2017 in Gauteng

My husband and I met in High school at the age of 15 we dated for a year and we broke up. After a while of just being friends we started dating again January 2007 after school. We moved in together after three months and never looked back.


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How did your love story begin?


In school starting as friends.

Tell us all about the proposal.


Louis proposed to my on my 21st with all our family and friend keeping it a big secret from me the whole night. Early that day we had a big fight because he didn't what to speech and thank everyone, but I never know he planed to propose to me.
He got up that night and called me to the front " can my wife come to the front" when I got next to him he went on one knee and asked me would you be my wife.

Magical Moments


The moment I walked down the aisle and saw him waiting in front of the church.
The special moment we both share when the priest prayed for us after the ceremony.

The Honeymoon



Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

Our wedding was a mix of vintage and rustic look with succulents. My makeup was natural and only had earrings and a fine bracelet on. My dress is a soft mermaid lace dress with a low back, also a vintage look and my shoes was blu bettes Genuine leather PIPPA BAOBAB/DIESEL color.

The Venue

We got marred at Black Horse Brewery & Restaurant, 32 Zeekoeihoek Road, Magaliesburg, 1791.
Yes our guests stayed over at the venue and close to the venue.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

Just stay healthy and stayed away from junk foods , my bridled party took me for a full day spa page the weekend before the wedding.

Wedding Elements

Our decor was wood elements candles and succulents, with a soft touch of with roses and my origami flowers that I made myself.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

They suits where black with white shirts and black ties. All of them got there suits from Woolworths.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

My bridesmaid dresses where made for them and it was a long light turquoise dress and the top of the dress was white lace.

Marriage Officer

Our Priest

My Captured Moments

Hollee Botha from HMB Studios was our photographer.

The Wedding Planner


Food & Cake

The venue prepared the food.
Vanilla Lane did our cake and cupcakes.

Wedding Stationery

We did our own

The Reception and Entertainment

We took dance lessons from a friend and use the DJ from the venue Zoo Sound