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Christea Strauss

Married on Mar 21, 2020 in Northern Cape


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Magical Moments


Most memorable moment was walking down the aisle and just seeing Christiaan standing there and waiting for me. With lots of tears of happiness in my eyes, I saw hom smiling at me.

The Honeymoon


No, we weren't able to because of lockdown.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

The theme of the wedding was Rustic, and dark blue. My wedding dress was Ivory with lots of lace and my shoes were flat leather (vellies) sandles.
My hair - Andreana at Maison Mix in Kakamas
Makeup - Nadia at Beauty Boutique in Upington
Wedding dress - Bridal Allure in Table View
Shoes - Redemption in Wellington

The Venue

We got married at, "Die Ou Huis Venue" in Upington.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

The only thing I really focused on was my weight. I've lost 15 kg before my wedding, thanks to Riaan Storm at Ripped Fitness in Paarl.

Wedding Elements

We used Tent rent in Upington for all our rentals for the wedding.
Everything was rustic and old, woody and dark blue.
Pine colored tables with lots of succulents and light pienk roses. Very plain and simple.
With brazz color cutlery and white plates, and dark blue serviettes.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The Groom was wearing a navy blue Chino, with a white shirt, and a dark blue tie, a brownish waistcoat and brown suspenders, with dark brown shoes.
The Groomsmen was wearing also navy blue Chinos with white shirts and dark blue bowties, dark brown suspenders and dark brown shoes.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

My bridesmaids was wearing Navy blue long dresses, with flat 'vellies' from Redemption

My Captured Moments

We had 2 photographers, Lukas Becker and his wife.

The Wedding Planner

No, we did it ourselves.

Wedding Transport

Our transport was a 1958 Volvo PV544. The owner is Johan Strauss, Christiaan's Uncle. And Christiaan's nephew, Albert Strauss was driving the car

Food & Cake

The food - Tania and Chris Potgieter
The Cake - Blanche

Wedding Stationery

Anel from Crei Designs in Tygervalley

The Reception and Entertainment

The reception was nice and everyone was dancing and enjoying themselves.
We did not take dance lessons. We are just naturals.