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Nokuthula Nxumalo

Married on Dec 19, 2020 in Kwa-Zulu Natal


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How did your love story begin?


We were both doing our second year at University. I was looking for a Res and he already got it in the same building. He approached me and asked for a number of which I don’t really give my number away but I asked no questions I just gave it to him and I really didn’t think he was gonna call. On my way home I received a call and it was him “ just checking on you” He said. Luckily I finally got accepted to the same Residence as him and believe u me everytime I was around He was just there by coincidence. He took my bags in and I had an envelope on my hand which had my photos. He took it and said I stay at room 2018 come and get them when you done unpacking. I really didn’t have energy for Him so I didn’t argue I just started unpacking. My roommate had her bf over so I decided to leave when I was done unpacking to give them space. I went to his room and he gave me my envelope back and I left. When I opened the envelope he had replaced one of my photos with his. Decided to go back to him and tell him the mistake that I thought had happened and his answer was “ what’s with you is yours and what’s with me is mine” surprisingly I never really had the energy to argue with him, so I left. He then started hitting on me. At that point I was really not in a good space to be in a relationship had just lost a child and told I’d never have kids again in future. I had suffered “abruptio placenta” so I told him I wasn’t interested in a relationship and didn’t think I would ever be. His answer “ I will wait for you, in the meantime I will just be here anytime you need me” . We became good friends he got to know me and I got to know him better too. We spent a lot of time together until one day we kissed and I decided let’s try it and see where it takes us until today after 10 years we are getting married with two sons. He fell inlove with my personality and I fell inlove with his.

Tell us all about the proposal.


Me and my fiancé we are just ordinary people we never have money to do expensive things but I always appreciated the little things he does for me and the love he has for me. He’s a very shy person so we were standing at the robots and he just went down on his knee and proposed. There were no cars but I waited till there were lots on Cars I enjoyed watching him sweat and some driver saw his and cheered for him then I accepted

Magical Moments


We had Umkhehlo and Membeso at the brides home in Newcastle, arrived in the morning at the grooms home in Wembezi to prepare for white wedding there were major delays in getting at the white wedding venue at Cathedral Peak Wine Estate at Drankesberg thou we finally did. After the white wedding we went back to the grooms home for umabo and isigcawu.

The Honeymoon


No, we did not.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

I had installed a weave and made and untidy bun by my daughter who who us the owner of Z_Tones she also did my make up, eylashes and nails. My jewelery was from lovisa a head piece and studs. I had gold shoes that i never wore for i used those. My dress was shipped from DHGate its a vintage memaid dress n im still so inlove with it.

The Venue

We got married at Cathedral Peak Wine Estate at Drankesberg. Our guests did not spend the night.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

I used to do home exercises, my skin products were netrogena products and woolworths hydration face mask.

Wedding Elements

We had an outdoor wedding, chairs, white carpet and it was really beautiful and all the setting was by Cathedral Peak wine estate staff

My Groom And His Groomsmen

They wore green suits, white shirts and dusty pink bow ties and brown shoes

Beautiful Bridesmaids

Dusty pink dresses i had designed them, bought fabric and asked someone for sewing

Marriage Officer

My sister blessed the wedding she is a pastor, we had started at home affairs for signing.

My Captured Moments

Jack4tographer captured our moments both videos and photos.

The Wedding Planner

No, I planned my day with my hubby.

Wedding Transport

We asked family members to transport us and hired a taxi.

Food & Cake

My sister inlaws did the cooking.

Wedding Stationery

Nosipho my daughter

The Reception and Entertainment

We didnt have enough time for reception.