Please stay safe, informed and help educate those around you. We can help each other survive this. Below are low-resolution versions of these easy to read infographics. I have placed a downloadable link at the end of the post for the original files. Be Ready for coronavirus Protect yourself and others from getting sick Ask … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) : Advice to the public by the World Health Organization (WHO)
Weddings in South Africa : Restrictions placed on Southern Africa for COVID-19 pandemic. The best form of prevention is to postpone/reschedule your event/s until further information is received.
As of 12th March 2020, there have been 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Southern Africa - from NICD (National Institute for Communicable Diseases). To prevent panic, be informed and educated to help prevent further cases and incorrect information being spread about COVID-19.
Oh man, are we excited to share this stunning couple shoot submitted by our premium vendor, Minisha Ramudu Photography! Minisha teaming up with Suzy White from The Perfect Proposal to shoot a surprise proposal at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg. Set in the heart of Sandton City, this gorgeous 5-star hotel was the perfect … Continue reading Surprise Proposal : Theolan & Riasha
Wedding season is in full swing and I am sure you're on the hunt for that awesome wedding / sangheet playlist! Here's a list of some current and not so current hit item songs still rocking 2019. Ankh Marey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KhQT-LGb-4 Leja Re https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNqLB7znMLU Chote Chote https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvYBg6MWPbM Makhna https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bvYHkQxWmg She Move it … Continue reading What bollywood songs are still rocking 2019!
Finally, I get to see more of these! I always wondered why brides wore long, heavy lehengas/cholis when doing their bridal henna, it made no sense to me. For one - If you're doing full bridal henna, which includes your legs, you will have to raise the skirt anyway and it's just cumbersome finding space … Continue reading Trending : Short lehengas for your mehendhi
Yes, ladies, one of the biggest concerns for your big day is making sure that killer wedding outfit fits like a bomb! But how are you supposed to watch those calories with all the events and parties coming your way? You know drinks are involved and most drinks pack a heavier punch than food in … Continue reading Low-Calorie Cocktails for any event
Tell us a little about yourselves Puneet and I consider ourselves to be the perfect opposites. Our personalities, approach to life, ability to "breathe fire" and our heights are on opposite ends of the spectrum. Nonetheless, our zest for life brought us together on several occasions, and we finally started our incredible journey together … Continue reading Jesal & Puneet’s Wedding |Balmoral Gardens
Yes, Yes and undeniably Yes! I feel it is one of the most important days in your life and how you look and feel on this day stays with you for years to come. Most brides dream of how they look or rather have an expectation ever since they were young girls watching that tear-jerker Bollywood / Hollywood movies.
Organisation is key to a successful wedding/event. You are at ease knowing that your suppliers and guests are aware of your order of events. Your timeline will help to ensure that all your planning put into your wedding will run as smoothly as possible on the day.
Featured Blog post image by: TTL Photography There are currently two types of photography out there. Digital This is the most common form of photography today. The biggest advantage here is time and the number of images possible. You could get your images much sooner, with a larger number of images supplied at a lower … Continue reading Photography Styles
Ah yes, the traditional bun. Call me old fashioned or probably just old :D, but I still think the elegant bun is timeless. Be it for your pre-wedding, post wedding or actual wedding day, it's a look that is versatile and downright gorgeous. My favourites. Florals are in Bedazzle & Shine - a simple jeweled … Continue reading All about that bun
We love these simple, yet gorgeous decor ideas to set your evening aflame! Hurdhee Nelengu
Tell us a little about yourselves I am Yuriesha, and my husband is Nadir. We met 5 years ago, got engaged in November 2017 and tied the knot in November 2018. Where was your wedding held? Our wedding was held in The Benoni Shiv Temple and our wedding reception was held at Serengethi Estates. How … Continue reading Yuriesha & Nadir’s Wedding Celebration
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This article is brought to you by Trendy Occasions, Wedding Planner Trying to decide whether you need a seating plan for your wedding? Michelle, head wedding planner at Trendy Occasions, shared her thoughts with us. Being in the industry for years, I have often been asked if a seating plan is needed and my answer is … Continue reading Is a seating plan necessary for my wedding?
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Traveling to a VISA free country could save you a few coins and help you stretch that travel budget a little further! Here are 9 countries that South African's can travel without the extra VISA admin. Peru Most popular for the Machu Pichu - an Inca citadel with the Temple of the Sun. Argentina … Continue reading 9 VISA free travel destinations for South Africans
If you're like me and barely have time to breathe amid the million and one things you need to get done, standing in a long queue in a musty government building would not be on top of your list. I always try to find ways to make my life a little easier, and if it … Continue reading Applying for your RSA Passport / ID online
A beautifully captured post-wedding shoot by Kavo R Photography! "I always encourage couples to do a post-wedding shoot because we are not bound by time and not stressed. It is a great way to get very creative images at multiple locations." Kavish All images Copyright Kavo R Photography
It has become increasingly popular to plan your wedding over or on public holidays. I can definitely see the attraction to doing so, but there are also a few things to take into consideration on the flip side. Let's look at a few suggestions for planning a fabulous holiday wedding! Pros Public/festive holidays can be … Continue reading Planning a wedding over the holidays?
You might be a teetotaler, abstaining for religious reasons, or decided to have a non-alcoholic event, whatever your reasons here's a great list of mocktails for your non-boozy party :).
I am in full on craft mode. Coming out from the festive season, we all know the pockets are quite empty, so out comes the DIY tricks to help you save a penny or two. I have rediscovered my love for paper and getting the simplest things done with this versatile medium – keeping it … Continue reading Simple DIY Paper decor ideas to wow!
Funky, handy, and extremely easy to use – this little gadget get's my full backing on creative usefulness. Here are our picks for great wedding day ideas with this little gem! WEDDING FAVOURS Setup a table with your Instax cameras. The film, and your choice of pre-printed wedding photo folders or envelopes. Have your guests … Continue reading 5 great ways to use the Instax camera at your wedding!
I was recently chatting to a couple who have just come back from their wedding shopping in India to find out that the new GST that was implemented in India on July 1st, 2017 threw their wedding budget out the window! The biggest problem that they encountered was not being able to correctly budget for … Continue reading Wedding shopping in India? How does the GST affect you?
#wedding #indianbride #indianwedding #shaadi #mehndhi #henna #love #marriage #bride #groom #love #newlyweds #bridal #weddingdresses … Continue reading Top 15 wedding hashtags
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Our choice for any pre-wedding event, with a little bit of old and new to keep your celebrations moving! Nachange Saari Raat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQh3iy86QUE London Thumakda https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udra3Mfw2oo Laung Da Lashkara https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS55Ke6AQTc Ki Kariye Nachna Aaonda Nahin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zV67DZwJpcU Lar Gaiyan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evTGIU19lEY Ballay ballay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AaGQVDMICY&list=RDs05KApAW6kE&index=10 Jhallah Vallah https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqjXS7X9_5s Dil cheez https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkA0lq-0f14 Chitta Kukkad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s05KApAW6kE Navrai … Continue reading Must have mehndhi and sangeet songs