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Christine Watson

Married on Dec 5, 2020 in Kwa-Zulu Natal


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Magical Moments


My husband is a beef farmer and a fairly shy man. His speech was the highlight of the day for me as he kept it short, to the point and simply rated my confirmation and breeding potential as if I were one of his stud heifers. It couldn’t have been a better speech!

The Honeymoon


We haven’t yet, due to COVID-19. However when we’re able to we will be going to the wild coast for a week and then to the Kruger later for a week.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

My hair was completely opposite to what I had asked for in my trial. We did an up do in the trial and the week before the wedding I changed my mind with no time for another trial. My hairdresser, Melissa from Hairitage, was an absolute super star and just went with it, pulling off exactly what I wanted.

My sister-in-law, Robyn Watson, owns Nova Salon in Hilton and she did my make for me. I wanted to keep it as natural as possible as I don’t normally wear very much makeup, and she did it perfectly!

I rented my dress from VIP Brides in Hilton where Ebeth was an absolute gem! The dress needed to be altered and we only had 4 weeks to do it (last minute wedding!). She managed to do it with time to spare!

Our photographer was Storm Storah, from Storm Storah Photography. She is the absolute best. Like I mentioned, my husband is a shy man so he was anxious about posing for photos etc. She made us both feel so incredibly comfortable and we laughed so much. She is fantastic!

The Venue

We got married on my husbands family farm in the Dargle, KZN. It was the perfect setting! It was a very small wedding with 40 guests who all stayed at neighbouring B&B’s.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

I have fair skin that refuses to tan but very happily burns! As my dress had an open back, I went for a spray tan 2 days before the wedding at my sister-in-laws salon, Nova Salon.

Wedding Elements

The decor and flowers were all done by my amazing family, my husbands amazing family and our irreplaceable friends. It was a real rustic DIY farm wedding!

My Groom And His Groomsmen

My husband and his best man wore Kaki Chinos, white button up shirts, pink ties to match my bridesmaids dresses and blue blazers. All bought from Woolworths.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

My bridesmaids wore dusty pink dresses from Bride & Co. Our colour scheme was 100% Pinterest inspired!

Marriage Officer

Our marriage officer was Dawn Malinga-Coleman

My Captured Moments

Our amazing photographer was Storm Storah from Storm Storah Photography.
She was absolutely amazing and made everyone feel so comfortable.
Her photographs are out of this world!

The Wedding Planner

No we didn’t. We’ve been engaged since December 2018 and had planned on getting married in October 2020. That fell through due to COVID-19.
Then on the 29th October 2020 we decided COVID-19 was not going to take this away from us and that we were going to do something great with this year. So we decided December the 5th 2020 was to be our day! Our moms and aunties were amazing and helped plan it all!

Wedding Transport

The church we got married in was only 4km from the farm so my dad drove myself, my bridesmaids and our flower girl (all three my sisters).

Food & Cake

My mother-in-law, Sue Watson, owns a farmstall called Tasetbuds Farmstall out here in the Dargle. Her and her right hand lady, Nicky Farquason, catered the wedding beautifully and Nicky made us a gorgeous carrot cake!

Wedding Stationery

My mom did, she’s very creative and loves that sort of thing!

The Reception and Entertainment

We didn’t have a DJ or take dance lessons. We had our sounds system with a playlist made up of the whole family’s ideas!