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Handri Van der Merwe

Married on Sep 9, 2017 in Western Cape


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Magical Moments


It was extremely special to be able to spend the morning before the wedding with each party's family. We had the most amazing time and we were both surrounded by the people who means the most to us. It was extremely special to have both our grandparent there as well. This was over all an amazing day!

The Honeymoon


We went to Knysna for a period of 5 days.

Wedding Gallery


The Venue

Kaleo Guest Farm, Koue Bokkeveld.
Most of our guests stayed on the Guest Farm we got married on. The rest either returned home or stayed with friends in surrounding areas.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

I went for a spray tan.
Did my daily exercises as normal.

Wedding Elements

We did our flowers ourselves, flowers were donated or found in the fields surrounding our area.
Furniture was supplied by the venue and mostly included within the venue rental.
Friends who rent fairy lights borrowed these to us free of charge, everything else the venue provided at a small charge for setup.

Marriage Officer

Dr Jannie Brummer

My Captured Moments

Elgresso Photography, Yvette is a family friend. She has been part of our journey for quite some time and she managed to capture every moment down to the final detail. She was absolutely amazing!

The Wedding Planner

Alet van Heerden is the Coordinator at Kaleo Guest Farm. Although I did most of the planning myself, she had the most amazing ideas and she made it easy to hand over the reigns.

Food & Cake

Sweet Peas catering made the most amazing food ever. Guests are still talking about this (2 months later).
Cake was baked by Sanna's Kitchen, which was amazingly delicious. Guests could not get enough!

Wedding Stationery

Being a Graphic Designer myself, I designed all stationery myself and had this printed from printing shops familiar to me.

The Reception and Entertainment

PGSounds was our DJ. He provided both music and lighting and did an amazing job with it.

Wedding Services Used