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Joanique Swartz

Married on Mar 3, 2018 in Garden Route


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The Honeymoon


We went to Cabanna beach resort in Umhlanga, KwaZulu Natal

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

I had beautiful Hair and make up done by Karen Chan, had blond hair with blue extensions* a soft curls with a braid, on the beach I wore rope shoes and afterwords I has Marvel themed wedges which i wore for the rest of the day made by Celest van Rensburg. My unique wedding dress was white obviously but with a twisted blue at the bottom then long at the back and short in-front. Pletty of "bling"** special made for me by Gerdi Dednam. Pearly ear rings, a rope bracelet with an anchor, infinity, the word love on which my awesome then soon to be husbund gave to me on the day.

The Venue

We got Married in Gouritz on the Beach and had our reception at Eco Marine Lodge & Venue. Our guests also stayed the at the venue for the weekend

My Bridal Beauty Regime

I went for a few facials before the wedding however the day before the wedding I got sunburned on the beach, luckily I had a great make-up artist who was able to fix my red sunburned face.

Wedding Elements

Our flowers hand made by us well as all of our decor the centerpiece was glittered blue and silver small bottel, round white bottle with a candel in shining through, a simbol on the third green bottle made by hubby with fairy lights in. Also round glass bowl with sea sand, star, shells and blue candel specaily made by dad. Al the help from mom and braidsmaid Leanne. In front of our table we had hand made by my uncle and dad mnr& mev marquee lights. Lighting equipment for the dance floor was provided by Herlu from Soundproof Discos. Our arch that we had on the beach was made by the Best man.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The Groom wore a navy tailored suit made by Carducci, with a white double cuff shirt, brown belt and shoes, a blue tie, superman cuff links and socks and a rose gold watch with a brown strap. The groomsman wore white long sleeve shirts with black pants and shoes, with blue bow ties and suspenders.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

The bridesmaids wore any shade of blue dresses of their choice and style. As I wanted them to feel as comfortable and beautiful as they are.

Marriage Officer

Our marriage officer was Petro Du Toit and Gideon Du Toit our local church ministers

My Captured Moments

Markus, Natasha, Megan and Ruan from Boland Weddings were our photographers and videographers who perfectly caught all our special moments

The Wedding Planner

We did most of the planning our selves however Sandra van Rooyen from Eco Marine Lodge & Venue assisted us with many of the arrangements.

Food & Cake

Sandra van Rooyen from Eco Marine Lodge and Venue made our wedding cake and all the food for our wedding

Wedding Stationery

Most of the items we made ourselves with the assistance of the best man and the bridesmaids, Mooi Nooi also assisted us with some of our stationary

The Reception and Entertainment

We took dance lessons prior to the wedding at La Volta Dance Studio
Herlu from Soundpoof Discos did our Sound and Lighting at the wedding and the reception