The most memorable moment for me was the moment I said I do, with tears down my face and a knot in my throat I mumbled yes, I married my best friend and partner for life with all our beloved guests as witnesses to our special day.
We were fortunate enough to go to Phuket, it was an experience of a lifetime. We visited the Simelan Island, the most beautiful place you will ever see, we visited the Phi-Phi Islands, we went elephant riding and many more. We stayed at the Kata Sea Breeze Resort.
We bought my dress at Bridal Wardrobe in Lynnwood Bridge, my dress is from the Enzoani collection the Beautiful range, I received the best service there.
I would say my wedding look was vintage.
My hair was done by Carmia Labuschagne from Cutting Edge in Pongola.
I am an ex hairdresser with bridal experience, so I did my own makeup.
My shoes is from Milady's
My jewelry is from Lovisa.
Carmia Labuschagne from Cutting Edge Salon did my highlights.
Lititia Franck from Inspire did my nails with Bio Sculpture Gel.
The rest was all natural me, a farm girl marrying the love of her life.
We did everything ourselves.
Purchased the flowers in Empangeni from Cosmos Florist & Gift Shop, Aunt Linda has taken such care in procuring our perfect flowers, she made the most beautiful bridal bouquet and my bridesmaid bouquets also the men's boutonnieres.
The fairy lights we did ourselves and everything else.
The flower centerpieces was done by my Mother and Sister.
The Groom purchased his navy suite in Richards Bay at Woolworth's with his father.
The leather for the ties was a gift from a friend and the ties was made by the Groom himself.
The groomsmen already had the white shirts and navy pants.
Pastor Tom from the Fontana congregation in Piet Retief.
Amanda Boonzaaier Photography captured our beautiful moments, Amanda has take many photos of our family in the past and has always been able to give us such memorable and good quality photos.
I didn't have any planner, all the coordination was done by myself and delegation to dear family members
We didn't plan for any transport, as the ceremony and the reception took place at the Pongola Country Lodge.
The Canapé was done by Lititia Franck my sister in-law, she has outdone herself with all the preparations, it was the most delicious and beautiful canapé that I have ever seen.
The main course was done by the Pongola Country Lodge, their food is always the best.
The wedding cake I made myself, it was very beautiful.
The wedding invitations, the program, the menu, the thank you cards and the wedding favors was done by myself.
We are both very good dancers, so no we didn't take any classes. Our DJ is a good friend, Boebies Terblanche has made a memorable night for us.