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Melissa Beukes (Ellis)

Melissa Beukes

Married on Aug 24, 2019 in Gauteng


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Magical Moments


One of the best days of our life's.

James and I had the most amazing day, from all the preparing to the actual day. It was everything we wanted and more.

Best part was seeing his face when he turned around to see me for the first time. Everything was incredible and we had the best time ever.

The Honeymoon


We haven't gone on honeymoon as yet, we are saving up abit more and then we will be going on honeymoon.

But can't wait!!!!!

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

Dress I wore was from Olivelli bridal, Johannesburg.

Was plain with abit of sparkle. Tight at the top and then flared out at the bottom,lace on the dress and hair was to the side with a sparkly clip in it and curls. Hair was also done by Michelle, Unmissable make up!!

Make up, was done by the most incredible make up artist Michelle. She was so friendly and gave me advice and said what will look nice and what not. She is a people person and the make up she does is incredible, ladies I would definitely recommend her. Unmissable Make up. She is the best!!!!

The Venue

We got married at Oxbow Country Estate, Bronkhorstspruit.

The guests did stay over at the Venue and the place next door.

Oxbow is the most amazing venue and there staff are incredible from Mariette to the waiters and to all the other wedding Co-ordinators that was involved in with our special day. Amazing day.

Wedding Elements

Our color theme was burgundy with white.

Flowers we used were, Calla Lillie, white cluster roses and greenery with burgundy runner over a white table cloth and burgundy serviettes that we rented from Oopsie Daisy flowers. Two candles on each table. They did a incredible job and everything was exactly the way we wanted and more. They definitely do go the extra mile for you.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

Groom and groomsmen wore light Grey suits with waist coats.

Groomsmen tied were burgundy and the Grooms tie was champagne.

Ties were made from a family member for us. Including the handkerchief.

They rented there suits from Eurosuits.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids wore burgundy long dress with off shoulders a and then the maid of honor has a one side shoulder dress with the same color.

They were made by a lady called Merle, who did one incredible job and helped with everything.

Marriage Officer

Christa Lizamore and Simone Lizamore.

Unique Vows.

They did an amazing job and the service was done exactly the way we wanted. The after serviceswith getting all paper was speedy and efficient.

My Captured Moments

Monika Meier photography and vlakvark productions.

They are incredible from the word go, they made us feel comfortable and there was never a awkward moment.

Pictures and video came out amazing, definitely would recommend them to anyone that is getting married. Always there to answer questions if we needed to. The end product the way the send it to you, is very special and they definitely go above and beyond for us. Sending us updates with how the pictures coming along and the videos short previews. Execellent service.

The Wedding Planner

Mariette from Oxbow Country Estate and her team.

She did an incredible job, not once did i have have to worry about things. She knew exactly what I wanted and she definitely went above and beyond for us as a couple. I never had to check up on her to see if everything was sorted, because she was already on the ball and did all that needed to be done.

She made me feel calm and comfortable. She is definitely thee best!!!

Food & Cake

Food was made by Oxbow Country Estate.

Let me tell you the first was amazing, everyone commented on the food and how delicious it was.

The waiters bringing the food out the way they did was incredible and everyone couldn't stop talking about that.

Thee best of the best. Wouldn't have it anywhere else. Oxbow Country Estate is amazing.

Wedding Cake was made from a friend's Aunty, and it was a 3 tier cake with super heroes on the one side and on the other side was plain white and flowers.
It looked incredible and tasted amazing.

Wedding Stationery

Louise my sister in law helped with all the printing of the name tags and the menus.

Great job and definitely one of a kind sister in law.

Always willing to help.

The Reception and Entertainment

Reception was awesome, we had a singer for the beginning well the photos were taken, named abri who did an incredible job.

Inside we had a dj, that did a great job and would could request songs and he would assist.

Wedding Services Used

Oxbow Country Estate

Oxbow Country Estate

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Oopsie Daisy Flowers

Oopsie Daisy Flowers

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VlakVark Productions

VlakVark Productions

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