Your Weddings Archive

  • Finding a photographer was a super important thing for us to get right, and it is for many other couples. The lovely Hannah shares with us her experiences of finding their photographer.     The Bride Side – Finding a Photographer Having studied photography to degree level myself, finding the right photographer proved a big challenge. I scoured wedding blogs, Twitter, asked friends and did many google searches for ‘editorial wedding photographer’, ‘alternative […]

    The Bride Side: Finding a Photographer

    Finding a photographer was a super important thing for us to get right, and it is for many other couples. The lovely Hannah shares with us her experiences of finding their photographer.     The Bride Side – Finding a Photographer Having studied photography to degree level myself, finding the right photographer proved a big challenge. I scoured wedding blogs, Twitter, asked friends and did many google searches for ‘editorial wedding photographer’, ‘alternative […]

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  • We have a beautiful South African wedding for you today. Chris and Helena had the most amazing details, which I think are even more special as they were all made by friends and family. It’s wonderful to see everyone helping to bring a little something extra to make the bride and grooms day special. As you can see it made for a very personal and beautiful day. The lovely photos are by Madre […]

    Chris and Helena’s Beautifully Detailed Swartland Wedding

    We have a beautiful South African wedding for you today. Chris and Helena had the most amazing details, which I think are even more special as they were all made by friends and family. It’s wonderful to see everyone helping to bring a little something extra to make the bride and grooms day special. As you can see it made for a very personal and beautiful day. The lovely photos are by Madre […]

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  • If you want to make sure you’re guests have the date of your wedding in their diaries as soon as possible, but you don’t want to send out the invitations to early, then Save the Dates are a great solution. They also help set the tone for things to come, so it gives your guests a little peak into what to expect.   Hannah has some great tips and ideas. I love the […]

    The Bride Side – Save The Dates Tips and Ideas

    If you want to make sure you’re guests have the date of your wedding in their diaries as soon as possible, but you don’t want to send out the invitations to early, then Save the Dates are a great solution. They also help set the tone for things to come, so it gives your guests a little peak into what to expect.   Hannah has some great tips and ideas. I love the […]

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  • You have just got engaged and are keen to book your wedding venue. You might have a particular date in mind and an idea of the area that you want to get married in. I found in my search that it pays to have a set list of ‘must haves’ for your venue, but if you can it is worth being flexible with the date and even day of the week. Discounts are […]

    The Bride Side – How To Find Your Perfect Wedding Venue

    You have just got engaged and are keen to book your wedding venue. You might have a particular date in mind and an idea of the area that you want to get married in. I found in my search that it pays to have a set list of ‘must haves’ for your venue, but if you can it is worth being flexible with the date and even day of the week. Discounts are […]

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  • Hello SYW readers, today I’m really excited to introduce Hannah…she is going to be giving us all the details, the decisions and the day to day considerations of planning their wedding which will be held in June 2014 in the UK. I’ve been keen to add another voice to the blog and I think Hannah makes a great addition to the team!!   All of Hannah’s posts will be labeled “The Bride Side”, […]

    The Bride Side – Introducing Hannah

    Hello SYW readers, today I’m really excited to introduce Hannah…she is going to be giving us all the details, the decisions and the day to day considerations of planning their wedding which will be held in June 2014 in the UK. I’ve been keen to add another voice to the blog and I think Hannah makes a great addition to the team!!   All of Hannah’s posts will be labeled “The Bride Side”, […]

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  • You see some weddings and just think wow! Sharanya & Rashab’s Hindu wedding at Collisheen Estate was so colourful and elegant. Its wonderful to see how different cultures celebrate such a special occasion. Im hoping that my dream of wearing a sari one day will one day happen, as they are so beautiful and so different to my regular jeans ensemble.   Zara-Zoo Photography captured the gorgeous day in sunny Balito in South Africa. […]

    Sharanya & Rashab’s Hindu Wedding in Balito

    You see some weddings and just think wow! Sharanya & Rashab’s Hindu wedding at Collisheen Estate was so colourful and elegant. Its wonderful to see how different cultures celebrate such a special occasion. Im hoping that my dream of wearing a sari one day will one day happen, as they are so beautiful and so different to my regular jeans ensemble.   Zara-Zoo Photography captured the gorgeous day in sunny Balito in South Africa. […]

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  • Christine and Ben have been together since high school and tied the knot last in September last year. The wedding was held at the beautiful GreyFriars Mansion in Surrey and everyone looked like they had a wonderful day!   All the black and red detailing looks fab, its a great colour scheme and fit in perfectly with the setting. Thanks to Ben from Benjamin Wetherall Photography for sharing these fabulous photos!         […]

    Christine and Ben’s Surrey Mansion Wedding

    Christine and Ben have been together since high school and tied the knot last in September last year. The wedding was held at the beautiful GreyFriars Mansion in Surrey and everyone looked like they had a wonderful day!   All the black and red detailing looks fab, its a great colour scheme and fit in perfectly with the setting. Thanks to Ben from Benjamin Wetherall Photography for sharing these fabulous photos!         […]

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  • London is an amazing city and it’s always great to see a couple embracing the capital on their engagement shoot. Pat and Mimi rocked the beautiful south bank, and mixed it up with colourful graffiti, the London Eye and Tower Bridge.   What makes this shoot even more exciting is that it was shot by the awesome Kylee from Kytography. This is a lady to watch! Kylee has a great way of catching […]

    Love in London

    London is an amazing city and it’s always great to see a couple embracing the capital on their engagement shoot. Pat and Mimi rocked the beautiful south bank, and mixed it up with colourful graffiti, the London Eye and Tower Bridge.   What makes this shoot even more exciting is that it was shot by the awesome Kylee from Kytography. This is a lady to watch! Kylee has a great way of catching […]

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  • So…how beautiful is this wedding! Red and green never looked so good. Gina and Derik had their lovely winter wedding at the end of last year at Brenaissance in Stellenbosch. Cape Town winters can be a bit wet, but luckily the sun was out to celebrate.   I love how fresh and inviting the decor was and isn’t Gina’s dress and bird cage veil just stunning! This is a beautiful wedding in a beautiful […]

    Gina and Derik’s Green and Red Wintery Wonderland

    So…how beautiful is this wedding! Red and green never looked so good. Gina and Derik had their lovely winter wedding at the end of last year at Brenaissance in Stellenbosch. Cape Town winters can be a bit wet, but luckily the sun was out to celebrate.   I love how fresh and inviting the decor was and isn’t Gina’s dress and bird cage veil just stunning! This is a beautiful wedding in a beautiful […]

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  • Hello lovely SYW readers! Today I have a fun filled Brighton wedding for you thanks to wonderful Erika at PhotoMadly.   You know its going to be full of vibrance when the wedding preparations start at the colourful Hotel Pelirocco. Kathryn and Lee were lucky enough to even get a few shots on the beach, which is a must if you are getting married near the sea side. Its great to see bold […]

    Kathryn and Lee’s Colourful Brighton Wedding

    Hello lovely SYW readers! Today I have a fun filled Brighton wedding for you thanks to wonderful Erika at PhotoMadly.   You know its going to be full of vibrance when the wedding preparations start at the colourful Hotel Pelirocco. Kathryn and Lee were lucky enough to even get a few shots on the beach, which is a must if you are getting married near the sea side. Its great to see bold […]

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  • As you can see Dan and Kerrie hit London town for their engagement shoot. These are such cute pictures and the backdrop of Tower Bridge in such a colourful and dramatic scene.   Its’s a lovely idea to pick iconic sites in the city you live to play the background in your engagement shoot. Hajley from Hajley Petein Photography did a fab job of capturing the vibe of the thames and such a lovely […]

    A Tower Bridge Engagement Shoot

    As you can see Dan and Kerrie hit London town for their engagement shoot. These are such cute pictures and the backdrop of Tower Bridge in such a colourful and dramatic scene.   Its’s a lovely idea to pick iconic sites in the city you live to play the background in your engagement shoot. Hajley from Hajley Petein Photography did a fab job of capturing the vibe of the thames and such a lovely […]

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  • Although we are having another cold spell with flakes of snow making intermittent appearances, its sometimes nice to think about the sunny places in the world. Jimmy and Laura had a beautiful wedding in Mallorca hills over a sunshine filled weekend last summer. Yup doesn’t it look dreamy!   I think Laura’s gold sequinned dress is just gorgeous! I love seeing brides try colourful dresses especially if they have a bit of sparkle. […]

    Jimmy & Laura’s Mallorca Wedding in the Sunshine

    Although we are having another cold spell with flakes of snow making intermittent appearances, its sometimes nice to think about the sunny places in the world. Jimmy and Laura had a beautiful wedding in Mallorca hills over a sunshine filled weekend last summer. Yup doesn’t it look dreamy!   I think Laura’s gold sequinned dress is just gorgeous! I love seeing brides try colourful dresses especially if they have a bit of sparkle. […]

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  • If you are anything like me, you can spend hours looking at the details that make weddings so special. The little things that make your wedding unique can be fun to put together and we had a blast creating, designing and making the little touches for our wedding.   The big decisions, like the dress and the venue also play a hug role in the look and feel of the day. Here is […]

    The Details – Dina and Ste’s Perfect Wedding (Pt2)

    If you are anything like me, you can spend hours looking at the details that make weddings so special. The little things that make your wedding unique can be fun to put together and we had a blast creating, designing and making the little touches for our wedding.   The big decisions, like the dress and the venue also play a hug role in the look and feel of the day. Here is […]

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  • It’s Christmas Eve and this will be my last post of the year. I thought I would save our wedding for today, our little Christmas treat to remind ourselves how wonderful the day was and just how lucky we are.   We go married in March this year and unbelievably we had the most glorious weather. It’s definitely worth considering an out of season wedding. With my husbands work diary the summer was […]

    Our Wedding – Dina and Ste’s Perfect Wedding (Pt1)

    It’s Christmas Eve and this will be my last post of the year. I thought I would save our wedding for today, our little Christmas treat to remind ourselves how wonderful the day was and just how lucky we are.   We go married in March this year and unbelievably we had the most glorious weather. It’s definitely worth considering an out of season wedding. With my husbands work diary the summer was […]

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  • I love featuring South African weddings as it reminds me of the country I grew up in and the weddings I see always show South Africa in such a wonderful light. Rich and Annelize’s beautiful wedding is no different, dont you just want to be in Cape Town with them celebrating at what looked like a wonderful day. Hajley Petein Photography captured the day and I’m excited we get to feature some of Hajley’s work […]

    Rich and Annelize’s Vintage Cape Town Wedding

    I love featuring South African weddings as it reminds me of the country I grew up in and the weddings I see always show South Africa in such a wonderful light. Rich and Annelize’s beautiful wedding is no different, dont you just want to be in Cape Town with them celebrating at what looked like a wonderful day. Hajley Petein Photography captured the day and I’m excited we get to feature some of Hajley’s work […]

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