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Janine Botes &

Married on Aug 27, 2022 in Gauteng


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Magical Moments


Oh, wow, where does one start... this day was so beautiful and filled with love there is really no favorite.
But, a few highlights is when my husband (fiancé then) were waiting for me at the chapel and welcomed me with tears in his eyes, also during the ceremony he held my buttocks like we were just standing and waiting for something.
At the time we had out couple photoshoot she piggy back ride me, (because I had no shoes on).
Also when he kissed me he threw his arms around my neck pulled me closer and then smooched his bride for every one to take note that this lady is taken for ever now.
A very special moment when my step son handed over the ring, and looked at us like he accepted each moment and knew what promise we were making with those rings.
I loved the moment when the cake got cut and he did not smudge me, my face or anything with the cake he kept it clean like he knew his wife did not have extra make up to touch up with. (my sweetheart)

The Honeymoon


Unfortunately we did not, but we are going on the " LOVE BOAT " with Jacaranda and team 2023 Feb.

Wedding Gallery


My Special Day

We went with a " Beach in the bush" theme, bride had a beautiful flowy dress and hubby an open v neck button shit, no tie, no suit jacket, just comfortable and open and beachy, brides hair loose with curls, little accessory just to stand out and groom spikey blond highlighted hair.
Shoes, oh wow rhinestone diamond strapped shoes, ( that got taken off at the canapé ) groom beautiful detailed pointy shoes that helped him dance like it's the end of the world.
We had such a special day and family and friends from far there were no time for lingerie or outfit change and that is also one of our special times.
hair done by Mirrors in Randfontein (Monique) & photos Trichardt photography Randfontein (Elize)

The Venue

Rustic Gem, Cullinan is where our magic happened we got the opportunity to book out the whole venue from Friday to Sunday with enough accommodation FOR 50 people, swimming pool and bar, buffet and waiters... it was perfect.

Wedding Elements

My multi skilled aunt did all the décor and planning, I sent her colors and items and she put it all together it was breathless.
we had so much fairy lights provided by the venue and ones we bought for décor that it felt like we were floating on lanterns.
8 cabins taking up to +- 30 guest, old house with 4 rooms taking up to 3ppl each and x3 end suites taking up to 3 ppl per room. a very beautiful bride end suite surrounded with woods and a dam.

My Groom And His Groomsmen

Groom and his 2 best men had church pants and a button shirt, all bought on their own, with suspenders the bride ordered from SHEIN.

Beautiful Bridesmaids

For my bridesmaids we made wrap dresses ( black ) and i chose those dresses cause I used my mother and mother in law as my bridesmaids. So the can also feel exstra special as they are to us on this very special day.

Marriage Officer

Ina Willemse

My Captured Moments

the best Trichardt photography Randfontein did my photo's and WOW... she is amazing. I am defs using her for the 5 year renewal.

we had a beautiful balloon photobooth created by my talented aunty.

The Wedding Planner

My aunty was the coordinator and made sure the whole day was smooth sailing, i used her as she know how to handle a big group of people in all moods and vibes, she has her own bar and day care so she is good with all people.

Food & Cake

the venue ( RUSTIC GEM) has a buffet option of which we made use of and those people were good, I am still getting compliments about the food.

My wedding cake were done by Monica in Randfontein.

The Reception and Entertainment

The Venue has a DJ option we made use of him, he was great. we could use him to karaoke he played request like it was the next song on his playlist.