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Mikella De Oliveira

Married on Sep 8, 2018 in Gauteng


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Magical Moments


The highlight for us was the moment we stood hand in hand in front of God family and friend as we said our vows
We had waited 8 years for this perfect moment
It’s a moment we will treasure forever.

The Honeymoon


Yes we did
We had saved up to go to Mauritius for 7days.

The Honeymoon


Yes we did
We had saved up to go to Mauritius for 7days.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

My wedding look was classic and traditional
I wanted a timeless and elegant look.

My hair was in a up do. It was curled and pinned into a flowing bun. I had a small French plat on the one side leading into the bun
And small curls having down the side of my face. I accessorize with a small diamond clip stylist shari Miller

My makeup was very subtle and elegant I chose light browns and pink for a timeless feel. Artists Lisa Charlton

My dress was classic and traditional. It has a full lace top with long sleeve. And small open back and a A line satin skirt with a thin piece of tutu over to give it a flowing look. It had a Meter long train and a 3 meter long vain. Custom made by bridal house Pretoria

My shoe were chose for comfort and simplicity. It was a simple while Sandel with a small heel.

My dress was my focal point so I only wore a simple diamond earring.

My garter was while lace with a small blue ribbon. It also had a small cross hanging for the ribbons

The Venue

Our marriage mass was held at Nazareth House Pretoria.
Our Reception was held at Villa Africa boutique Hotel Equestria.
Our guests could book in at stay over and enjoy breakfast the next morning

My Bridal Beauty Regime

I did home racials for a month leading to the wedding
We went for walks and shot jogs
I had my nails and toes done the Wednesday before the wedding
My hair was washed and blown out the night before the wedding.

Wedding Elements

Our reception was held at Villa Africa Boutique Hotel
The hall was fully draped with white Drapping and the roof had strips of white and fairy lights
The tables were set with white table cloths with a grey overlay
The chairs have white covers and a grey tie back
We have trumpet style vase with white roses and capablancas flower arrangements we had small glass vase with a large candle and glass stones.

We had a small tent in the corner of the hall filled with bean bags cusions and blankets for the children

We had small mood lights around the hall to change the colour of the venue at times

Our DJ also brought party lights

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The groom worse a black tuxedo with a black waist coat and a white shirt and a black tie
He bought his suit for Euro Suit
His groomsmen wore grey suits with grey waist coats and white shirts and black ties and shoes
They were rented from Euro suit

Beautiful Bridesmaids

My bridesmaids had made dresses for Gelique Pretoria
They wore grey dresses
The dress had the infinity dress material with a piece of tutu over the skirt
The top was a boobchoob with a lace overlay making a holster neck top

My flower girls wore white dresses with tutu under. Paird with a grey bow

Marriage Officer

We got married in a Catholic Church
Our marriage officer was father Graham
The priest that married us was father Manny

My Captured Moments

We had the most amazing teams of Photographers and Videographer
Our Photographer was Photo Maria Studio who captured out wedding. its a Mother and daughter team who become so invested in your day, that they become like family. Not only do they take the most amazing photos, but make you feels so relaxed.

Our Videographer was J&N Videographer. There was two Amazing gentlemen that captured our day, They made it so fun and just let us be our self.
i would recommend both of them any time.

The Wedding Planner

We did not have a set planner that planned the day, i did most of that on my own.
We did have a decor team that did all the set up and decor and the reception, his man is Willy.

Him and his team were amazing, they set all out tables and arranged the kidz corners (Tent with bean bags and pillows) He also made the kids party boxes.
He put made sure the cake table looks amazing and hung fairy lights outside in trees.

he really brought the hall to life.

Wedding Transport

He arranged out own cars from family.
We used my cousin white ford which drove the flower girls
My husbands BMW which drove the bridesmaids
a Lexis that drove the Bride and her father (then later the bride and groom)
one of the groomsmen drive the Groom and the groomsmen in his BMW

all cars had grey ribbon on the bonnet and bows on the door handle

Food & Cake

The food was made my the Gems chef who was part of the wedding reception.
the food was top class and never ran out.
People could eat as much as they wanted. We sat down with the chef and told them the kind of food that we wanted and they came up with the perfect menu with us.

Our wedding cake was made my Anne from Trendy Table
i have never seen or tasted a better wedding cake in my life. it was so amazing words can not explain.
our cake was a simple three tier white cake (Butter cream) with a light lemon sponge and white chocolate ganoth.

Wedding Stationery

My sister is an amazing graphic designer
she made my:
- Save the dates
- wedding website
-Thank you tags
-Names Tags
- seating charts
- card box

The Reception and Entertainment

Our reception was fully draped with white draping and fairy lights
we had 16 tables with 8 people per table
the dance floor was on the right side of the hall and all the tables were set on the left side of the hall. we also had an open bar.
We had a DJ (DJ James) who supplied speakers dase bin, party lights and realy made it an amazing party.

We did have 5 dance lessons at Beverley Hamond dance school where we learnt a simple dance. this made our first dance more relaxed

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