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Lize Carolus

Married on Jun 16, 2018 in Western Cape

 

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Magical Moments

 

Since JD and I chose to not do a first look I was really anticipating the church doors opening and seeing him for the first time. I just remember waiting behind those doors and taking a few deep breaths right before they opened as I prepared to marry my (almost) husband. My heart was beating so fast in that moment as I waited for “go” time!

As soon as the doors opened my heart burst with love. I locked eyes with JD and immediately teared up. JD probably won’t admit it, but he definitely cried (and still had tears in his eyes when I got to the end of the aisle!) Nothing could have prepared me for the emotion and love I felt as I walked down the aisle to him. It was the absolute best feeling. When we got our photos back and I saw the one of him seeing me for the first time I couldn’t help but cry….

The Honeymoon

 

Garden Route Game Lodge
HONEYMOON BUSH CHALET
Enjoy the seclusion and privacy of these free standing luxury units. All chalets have private viewing decks and en suite bathrooms. The chalets are elegantly decorated in a contemporary African theme and fitted with modern conveniences to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. Linked to the main lodge via a wooden walkway, the discreetly located honeymoon chalet overlooks the waterhole frequented by resident wildlife and enjoys breathtaking sunset views over the game reserve.

It was amazing trip! We were here for 2 night's
Food - awesome
Room - amazing
Service - amazing! Our room was honeymoon suite so it is a little far from reception, every time we want to get to the reception someone came to take us in 5 minutes and always with a smile.
I came with high expectations and they were all answered and even more

Wedding Gallery

 

My Special Day

Vintage wedding Theme
Natural makeup by Hair Illutions Robertson
Brand Hannon
Hair: Loose curls with glittering dust by Hair illusions Robertson
Dress: Bride and Co
Lingerie: Victoria Secret
Jewellery: Lavisa
Shoes: Bride and co

The Venue

DuVon is a beautiful family-run, fruit and wine farm, situated near Robertson in the De Goree district that forms part of the Valley of Wine and Roses.

The name DuVon symbolizes the merging of the two sole co-owners: Armand du Toit and his uncle, Alex von Klopmann, together they lovingly restored the old wine cellar (dating back to 1940) into a boutique winery and a wedding venue that offers all new bridal couples the perfect opportunity to customize their wedding to personal taste, preference and needs.

The farm offers exquisite wines that may be enjoyed while sitting beside the picture-perfect swimming pool of the self-catering units that forms part of the old farmhouse, with a view that stretches over 100 hectares of vineyards and beyond...

Family stayed over as well as me and my Husband for our first night as Mr and Mrs

My Bridal Beauty Regime

Environ skincare

Wedding Elements

Forest green and Burgundy
Rustic Vintage theme
Pink lighting against walls with fairy lights
Decor and flowers by Robertson Konfetti
Black and white dance floor
Romantic candlelight with classical music

My Groom And His Groomsmen

Forest Green Suite by Tux Taylor
Accessories by Markham
Shoes by Woolworths

Beautiful Bridesmaids

Burgundy infinity dresses
Accessories by Lavisa
Hair and makeup by Hair Illutions Robertson

Marriage Officer

Pastor Tamboer

My Captured Moments

Aletta Francina

The Wedding Planner

We did our own Planning with help from family

Wedding Transport

White Jaguar

Food & Cake

Duvon Winery prepared a 4 course meal

Vintage 3 Layer carrot cake off-white with burgundy roses

Wedding Stationery

Ojori Montagu

The Reception and Entertainment

Local DJ Jayvin from Robertson
We slowed dance for our first dance

Wedding Services Used

 
DuVon Wine and Wedding Estate

DuVon Wine and Wedding Estate

- Robertson’s best kept secret -

Bride&co

Bride&co

Bride&co is your one-stop wedding and evening wear retail store.