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Mariska Koegelenberg

Married on Nov 6, 2021 in Western Cape


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Magical Moments


Getting ready and walking down that aisle knowing this is it, the moment we have been waiting for I am finally marrying the man of my dreams! Having all of our loved ones with us to witness all of the magical moments, and of course, having my gran there with us on the best day of our lives (not knowing that we would be having to say our final goodbyes to her only 20 days after the wedding).

Our wedding day was magical from the start to the end, it was everything we expected and more!

The Honeymoon


We went to Knysna (x2 days by the beach and x2 days in a log cabin.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

THE Dresses:
Dress no 1 (ceremony)- Weddings by Design 0823366606/0219767294 - Dress name Juri by Enzoani: I wanted a dress with a long train to walk down the aisle with.
Dress no 2 (reception)- Michelangela Bridal Boutique 076 711 0972 I wanted an elegant yet sexy/fitted dress without the long train for the reception so that I would be able to dance

I wanted my teams separate for the hair & makeup.
I wanted a makeup artist that specializes in makeup and a hairstylist who only focuses/specializes in hair - after checking the work of many artists I found the perfect pro makeup artist & hairstylist.
I told my makeup artist that I wanted my eyes to pop since I naturally have really small eyes.
Since I have really long hair I decided I want curls and a braid.

Makeup - Lee-Anne Makeup Artistry 068 253 1277
Hair & jewelry and accessories - Diva Hairstyles (Elena): 072 888 8381
Shoes - Luxxe SA -

The Venue

Hudsons at Vredenheim (Loft venue):
Address: Vredenheim Wine Estate, R310, Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch Wine District, 7600

Guests booked their own accommodation closest to the venue.

My Bridal Beauty Regime

I used the DermExcel skincare products

Wedding Elements

Our flowers and decor were all done via the wedding.
Our color scheme was black, burgundy and blush pink.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The guys rented black tuxedos from Euro Suit Canal Walk, they purchased burgundy shirts and black ties from Markham's.
The groom also wore a black waistcoat

Beautiful Bridesmaids

I had the look in my mind and found the reference image on Pinterest.
We had the bridesmaid's dresses made by the talented J'dore designs 082 923 9807.

I told the girls they could wear any silver sandal of their choice as the dresses are long the shoe won't really be seen.
I decided on a messy low bun for the girls since my hair was down.

Marriage Officer

Pastor Marencia Westraat

My Captured Moments

Our photographer & videographers were the talented Jacques & Chane from 25 Weddings

Photobooth: Pie in the Sky weddings -

The Wedding Planner

Penny-Jane & Heinrich from Hudsons at Vredenheim

Wedding Transport

Used my own car to save costs

Food & Cake

Food was made via the venue

The STUNNING cake was made by the talented Samantha Liang Cake Artistry

Wedding Stationery

The wedding website was designed by Meg from My Big Event:

Design for the thank you gift was done by Dilshaad from Peony creative; peony_creative

The Reception and Entertainment

We had a DJ, Nico from Mr. Music Mobile Disco-

Wedding Services Used

Samantha Liang Cake Artistry

Samantha Liang Cake Artistry

Hello! I'm Samantha. Cake Designer | Sugar Florist | Teacher