This bridal interview is quite a personal one for me as my interviewee is my best friend, Robyn. I was also her Maid of Honour on her big day and so I had a front-row seat for the day and the planning. Robyn planned her wedding from across the world, which she made look much […]
Whether or not you encourage your guests to take photos during your wedding and post them to social media is a strongly debated topic. I was firmly in the camp of “we are hiring a professional to capture our day, I want our guests to be ~in the moment~“. Adam was in the camp of […]
After a whirlwind three-month engagement, Alexia and Jason tied the knot at Chez Charlene in Pretoria on the 22nd of October 2016. Her story is one which demonstrates how a little teamwork and little luck can go a long way in making your dream wedding come true.
Read on to see how she makes planning a wedding in three month’s sound like a walk in the park!
The idea behind doing a series of interviews with real brides is to give future brides and all those involved in planning a wedding some insight into wedding days and planning processes. It might help some brides think ‘ oh it’s not only me then!’ Which I think can really help, especially when you are […]
I can’t tell you how many times Adam has tried to convince me to use kraft paper and I always have to be the one to say “step away from the kraft paper, it is not part of our colour palette or theme”.
I assumed I would have all my bridesmaids dresses made, by a South African dressmaker even though half my bridal party live in the UK. Guys, they didn’t argue with me when I told them this – saints I tell you!
You might think I am crazy to suggest taking on a challenge that will culminate mere weeks before your wedding. You might be thinking that planning a wedding is challenging enough in itself. You might be right.
We found our venue through Instagram, two weeks before we became engaged (yes, I stalked wedding venues before I was engaged, don’t act like you don’t!). I was following a South African wedding dress designer (*and wedding dresses) and one of her posts caught my attention because I fell in love with the setting.