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Wedding food trends for 2018

Wedding food trends for 2018

Planning a wedding isn’t a small task by any means… from selecting a venue to choosing flowers, booking entertainment and finding the right photographer to capture it all! Then, on top of everything, you are asked to select a menu for all your guests to enjoy. Crafting your menu can...
March 9th, 2018
Easy winter wedding planning

Easy winter wedding planning

Maybe some of you are busy getting ready for autumn—aka the time of scarves, football (or so I’m told), and pumpkin spice all over the place—but for me winter is everything. Given that, it’s probably not a surprise that I am a big fan of the off-season winter wedding. I...
February 21st, 2018
Bride of the year entry

Bride of the year entry

Olivia & Richard tied the know at Shamrock Chapel & Belle Vue in December 2017. Olivia writes: I have decided to enter Bride of the year 2017 . I don’t think I’ve ever entered a competition before so we’ll see what happens! Competition ends 28 February, so not much time...
February 11th, 2018
The Bowtie

The Bowtie

The bow tie originated among Croatian mercenaries during the Thirty Year war of the 17th century: the Croat mercenaries used a scarf around the neck to hold together the opening of their shirts. This was soon adopted (under the name cravat, derived from the French for "Croat") by the upper...
February 8th, 2018
Tips for having a stylish wedding on a budget – Blogpost 4

Tips for having a stylish wedding on a budget – Blogpost 4

Thanks for popping in to read our last 5 tips on having a stylish wedding on a budget. Read previous entries here:  Blogpost 1, Blogpost 2, Blogpost 3 16. NO NEED TO HAVE BUBBLY On the topping of bubbly, you don’t have to serve sparkling wine during the speeches. Many...
January 31st, 2018
Tips for having a stylish wedding on a budget – Blogpost 3

Tips for having a stylish wedding on a budget – Blogpost 3

Here is the next five handy tips to have a stylish wedding on a budget. Previous blogposts can be read here:  Blogpost 1, Blogpost 2 11. FLOWERS - LESS CAN BE MORE If you love the idea of having fresh flowers at your wedding, but would not like to spend...
January 31st, 2018
Tips for having a stylish wedding on a budget – Blogpost 2

Tips for having a stylish wedding on a budget – Blogpost 2

Find our tips for having a stylish wedding on a budget (Blogpost 1) here. 6. GO ELECTRONIC You can save quite a bit by sending out e-invites and save-the-dates at a fraction of the cost of printed stationery. If you are worried that it might not work with some of...
January 31st, 2018
Tips for having a stylish wedding on a budget – Blogpost 1

Tips for having a stylish wedding on a budget – Blogpost 1

We all want a dream wedding.  Unfortunately weddings can become very expensive events. If you would rather save some money for your dream holiday, or first home, here are our tips for having a stylish wedding on a budget. 1. PRIORITISE Instead of trying to save on every little thing,...
January 31st, 2018
Questions to ask your wedding photographer

Questions to ask your wedding photographer

Having great pictures of your wedding will be one of the few keepsakes after your big day. We've compiled a list of 23 questions to keep in mind when choosing a photographer. What is your preferred style of photographer?  Traditional, artistic, natural light, photojournalism, illustrative? How many weddings have you...
January 31st, 2018
Cape venue refuses gay wedding

Cape venue refuses gay wedding

Beloftebos wedding venue near Stanford in the Western Cape refused to host a wedding of a same-sex couple on grounds of their sexual orientation. According to HuffPost SA, Alex Thorne (29) says:  “A few days ago, I emailed Beloftebos to enquire about dates, as my girlfriend and I are thinking...
August 5th, 2017
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