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Violanda Godsil

Married on Mar 6, 2021 in Gauteng

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Magical Moments


The moment i walked down the Aisle, with my Dad; "You have no idea how fast my heart raced when i saw you" Your Smile, your teary eyes, they sparkled EVEN A bit more when you saw me!!
THIS Moment was the moment that i have been dreaming off.

The Honeymoon


Yes we went on a Local fishing trip for Honeymoon.....
Yes we went fishing.......!!!!!
Wouldn't change any off it for the world,
3 days was spent at: Out of Africa on Vaal.
"Great atmosphere! peaceful surroundings.
Tranquility to have some fishing fun! They have beautiful clean cottages"
Our pit stop was in Parys, the quiet little Free State town for breakfast doing site seeing though there abundance of Antiques and Gift shops. Our 2nd stopover was with Dockside Lodge and Tented Camp
"From arrival to departure, we felt welcome and at home". The atmosphere is great and very social, their chalet/tents are also very comfortable and clean. Great fishing spot. !!! Honestly, we will definitely be returning for future ventures to Dockside where we were not just treated like a friend but more like Family......

Fishing as our honeymoon was the best Time ever, we ended our experiences with a nice boat cruise on the Vaal Marina Dam.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

My dream wedding came true all I ever wanted:
Yellow (Sunflowers) with accents of Navy blue and a light Brown.
Hair and Makeup – My friend Anel Kleynhans is a Make-Up Artist & Stylist
Wedding Dress - @Fynbos Bridal Boutique in JHB - Nadine was my choice of beauty for this amazing day.
Shoes – Yellow Vellies from Grondpad Vellies in Alberton
Jewellery – Lovisa
Lingerie - Tasteful & discreet

The Venue

We got Married in Meyerton @Rivier Plaas Wedding Venue.
They are affordable, accompanied with excellent service, beautiful gardens and view of the river, the food was DELICIOUS & very beautifully displayed.
Monica and her team were extremely accommodating and helpful they turned our wedding into exactly what we hoped for and so much more!
They offer very beautiful Accommodation for the bride and groom and close family
However @ Kombuisplaas only 3 min from the venue our guest where able to stay for the night in very spacious and well maintained chalets.
Again my guests were very pleased with the overall service & staff attention to guest satisfaction

My Bridal Beauty Regime

My Beauty regime was very basic as not a lot of treatments was required
Spa treatment: Facial prior to wedding @
Figure 8 Salon in Randhart Alberton
Health & Fitness: Bianca from FIT_BANXI, assisted me with a Daily eat plan and exercise video to obtain a more toned look.

Wedding Elements

Décor- Farm rustic Look
Flowers- Sunflowers, Eucalyptus leaves (Blue & Green),
Silver Brunia balls & Succulents
Furniture: Wooden tables, steel chairs, Windmills, Hay Bales.
Open Rustic Church, with wooden benches.
Hall: stage for the Bride and Groom table.
Fairy lights draped on the ceiling rafters with Candles on all my guest tables…..
Kiddies Table: personalized coloring book with crayons and a lucky packet to keep the little guest happy.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

The Groom: Light brown Chino pants with a navy blue formal shirt and vellies
Groomsman: Denim jeans with a Light brown formal shirt and vellies
Clothing was all purchased from Pick n Pay clothing.
Vellies: Grondpad Vellies in Alberton

Beautiful Bridesmaids

Maid of honor: Yellow knee lenght dress with brown shoes Bridesmaid’s (1) Denim dungaree with navy blue shirt & brown shoes Bridesmaids (2) Denim spaghetti strap knee length dress & brown shoes.
We agreed on this look because it worked with the rustic farm theme

Marriage Officer

Pastor Ben Loubser

My Captured Moments

Illimitable Images Photography.

Amazing energy, Got all the shots.. Unmeasurable experience, so chilled she felt like one of our guests, with a smile and a fantastic personality..
Cindy you are the best photographer we have ever met, your vibe, your photos are absolutely stunning!!
Thank you for the person you are!!!

The Wedding Planner

Our Venue:
Rivier Plaas, have their own Coordinates to make your day Special just the way you want it....
There is very friendly and professional service..... and well organised staff.

Food & Cake

Our Venue: River Plaas. Offers you a choice of either utilising their own menu or you can have self catering option...
We choose their menu and was again very satisfied with the food for our guests.

The wedding Cake (Biltong & Droëwors Cake) was made by a very creative family member my Aunt, this was very personal & special for our day

Wedding Stationery

I love being creative a great passion of mine. I am responsibly for my designs and printing.

The Reception and Entertainment

Our first Dance was very special what a moment for the two of us to focus on one another.
No we did not go for any dance lessons.

Our reception was great fun music was upbeat & lifely, people were dancing the whole time...
The venue offered a list of Dj's for selection.
We chose, DJ - De Wet he is young and up to date with the latest songs and just knew how to keep the party mood going.
We could party until 00:00. Advantage to the family & friends staying close to the venue.....