Girl of the Nile shoot

Sep 01, 2014 Tags: ,
Girl of the Nile shoot
Yay! It is officially spring! What better way to celebrate with a lovilee styled bridal shoot by Debbie Lourens Photography. This shoot is entitled Girl of the Nile. The colours and feel of the shoot sets the perfect scene for spring! Hope that you are as inspired as we were!     ‘We wanted to incorporate spring colours with a little bit of a twist. We sourced a beautiful Siamese cat and Romeo was the main inspiration for our stationary, clothing choices and jewellery.’ – Debbie... Read More

Entrepo ‘department-style’ design store

Aug 30, 2014 Tags: , ,
Entrepo 'department-style' design store
Nestled away in Melrose, JHB, on the corner of Atholl Oaklands and Forte street you will find the the Blubird Centre, now also the proud new home of entrepo “design department Store”. The shops clean layout and elegant simplicity puts all the focus on the products. (Kinda like the Apple store of home-ware). I visited the store earlier today and Chene from Silversuitcase Photography visited earlier this week to take some images.     ‘I doubt my husband will every leave me in the store unsupervised with a credit card... Read More

Win with Creations de Splendeur

Aug 29, 2014 Tags: ,
Win with Creations de Splendeur
Creations de Splendeur is one of the lovilees listed under Wedding Services Providers on our website. They have agreed to sponsor a R200 voucher to one lucky lovilee to spend on any of the items that they make for their wedding day.     They specialise in personalized items, ie. Hankies with messages on, Bible Ring Cushions for weddings, Garters, headbands, bridal slippers, ‘confetti-bells’ and other wedding gifts. In addition they also rent out isle runners for weddings. They also do custom orders of things that are special or... Read More

DIY ‘green’ wedding backdrop

Aug 29, 2014 Tags: ,
DIY 'green' wedding backdrop
I am really excited about getting to post these lovilee behind-the-scene images from a recent styled shoot that Debbie Lourens was involved in. The first time I saw one of these breathtaking walls was at the Woolworths Spring/Summer 2014 Home décor launch earlier this year. When I saw a sneak of the wall on one of the shoots I asked whether we could share it with you lovilees!     Creating a ‘green’ wall as backdrop has never been this easy. It involved some DIY’ing on the actual wedding day, but trust me, it is... Read More

Introducing Shoes of Prey

Aug 28, 2014 Tags:
Introducing Shoes of Prey
The best thing since sliced bread is without a doubt ON-LINE SHOPPING! The incredible convenience of browsing through hundreds of products while you are still lying in bed with a cup of coffee is highly satisfying. We however have even better news. Imagine being able to do exactly this, but with the added advantage of designing the item you wish to purchase yourself. Yes, you can! And even more exciting is that involves one of our favourite accessories – SHOES!     The creative minds at Shoes of Prey in Australia are changing... Read More

Introducing Consol Glass

Aug 28, 2014 Tags: ,
Introducing Consol Glass
As part of our ‘green’ wedding week this week I wanted to focus on a company that’s products we all use, but are seldom aware of. Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to present the... Read More

Succulent Book table numbers {DIY}

Aug 27, 2014 Tags: , ,
Succulent Book table numbers {DIY}
Alicia Watkins, one of our lovilee readers recently tied the knot at the Moon and Sixpence. Their wedding was captured by Jack and Jane Photography. Alicia shared this lovilee DIY Succulent book table numbers with us, both a great DIY project and a labour of love.   This tutorial ties in so well with our ‘Green’ wedding week as you can make use of succulents from your garden, and re-plant them in your garden afterwards.     What you will need? Secondhand hardcover books Paint Paintbrush Set of printed numbers cut... Read More

2014 Lovilee advertiser event {CT}

Aug 26, 2014 Tags: ,
2014 Lovilee advertiser event {CT}
Earlier this year we had our Jo’burg advertiser event at The Black Olive Lounge in Quellerina. Last week I attended the Top Vendor Wedding Awards event that was held in Stellenbosch {where we won Top Wedding Blog for 2013/2014!} and decided to hold a small get together for the Cape Town lovilees part of lovilee.co.za.   The event took place at the Pink Coffee Boutique in Kenilworth. if you are ever in Cape Town, this gem is a must visit. The food was amazing and the setting, atmosphere and décor perfect for what I had in mind. They... Read More

 


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