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Wedding Expo 2014

Apr 06, 2014 Tags:
Wedding Expo 2014
Wedding + Lifestyle photographer Carike Ridout and I visited the 2014 Wedding Expo yesterday. last week we featured the lovilees at Forever New that announced that you are now able to make your bridal party fitting appointments in store or at the expo! We paid the stall a visit and was it lovilee!    I am just in love with their clutches, having searched far and wide for one I soon realised that Forever New is the place to go. Their dresses – swoon!  We mistook the lovilees at the stand for models, as they displayed... Read More

The Forum | The Campus | Turbine Hall

Apr 02, 2014
The Forum | The Campus | Turbine Hall
In my BB {Before Blog} days I used to work for a big corporate that was situated at The Campus in Bryanston, Johannesburg. The Campus is a beautifully designed complex that boasts various offices, a handful of retailers and then, The Forum.   the forum company is a five-star event and food management company based in Johannesburg. They are a go–to company for upmarket, stylish and sophisticated events, including conferences and weddings, catering for anything from a dinner party for eight to a wedding of 400 guests.   Q: What... Read More

Visit Forever New at The Wedding Expo

Mar 28, 2014 Tags:
Visit Forever New at The Wedding Expo
The The Wedding Expo at the Northgate Dome is set to take place from 5-6 April 2014 and Forever New will be there to showcase some of their dresses and accessories. Forever New’s on-trend collection of dresses, accessories, clutches and shoes are guaranteed to add some ‘lovilee’ to any special day. Be it a bridal party dressed up in a Forever New number, a guest at a wedding or you yourself on your honeymoon, you should not miss out on this event!    ‘Forever New celebrates the feminine beauty of women; a... Read More

Woodland Wedding Ideas + Inspiration

Mar 18, 2014 Tags:
Woodland Wedding Ideas + Inspiration
As we head in to the Autumn Season we start to see the beautiful vibrant colours that nature provides at this time, couples are taking advantage of the warm colours and all that nature has to offer and choosing a Woodland wedding theme.   A woodland wedding is exactly how is sounds, whether you bring the outside in or you are lucky enough to marry outside surrounded by the trees and the forest animals it is an idea that is breath-taking and magical.  Image credit: Lovilee Real Wedding feature   Floral Woodland Inspiration The... Read More

Geometric Garden theme wedding {recipes + printables}

Feb 26, 2014 Tags: ,
Geometric Garden theme wedding {recipes + printables}
We recently got some lovilees together to collaborate on a Geometric Garden theme wedding styled shoot. The results were absolutely breathtaking. It was soooo lovilee that it will be featured in the June/Winter edition of the Wedding Inspirations Magazine! Although we are not quite letting the rabbit out of the hole, we give you a sneak peak and recipes + free printables just to tempt you!A garden theme wedding is perfect for an intimate, slightly less formal affair. In no way does it mean that you have to skimp on details, it is the... Read More

Geometric Wedding Ideas + Inspiration

Feb 25, 2014 Tags: ,
Geometric Wedding Ideas + Inspiration
The start of 2013 saw a new and exciting wedding trend make an appearance – the geometric wedding!Geometric design has been making a statement of bold colours and definitive shapes that makes for an interesting contrast to the types of styles that have been so popular over the last few years, we’ve seen the whimsical wedding take a complete u-turn in to a modern style this year.Geometry refers to lines, shapes, symmetry and abstraction, and there are plenty of ways that you can incorporate these concepts into your big wedding day... Read More

Blushing girl: I’m under your spell

Jan 29, 2014 Tags:
Blushing girl: I’m under your spell
GingerAle Photography did this lovilee styled shoot for Ophelia Paisley. The shoot is a small portfolio, and the inspiration behind it was the mythological nymphs, daughters of Zeus.   About the shoot by Ophelia Paisley We were hoping to create a delicate, soft and sheltered feel between the characters. The rich autumn-, perhaps even surreal colours of the forest was perfect to create a tenderness in the images as they huddle together. Wood nymphs are known to be caretakers of the forest and they would always find refuge in nature. We... Read More

Glitterazzi styled wedding shoot {part 2}

Jan 23, 2014 Tags: ,
Glitterazzi styled wedding shoot {part 2}
For the second part of the Glitterazzi styled wedding shoot we did at the end of 2013 at the Irene Dairy Farm in Pretoria, we used a pink and black combination for the cakes and two other dresses. The flowers we used wre also a bit more dramatic. {See part 1 here}.The décor + styling was done by Carla from Moi Decor and the ‘LOVE’ letters is from TYPO. The delicacies are again by Inge from The Cake Cartel. I made the ruffles that adorned the table for the massive 1m diameter balloon that popped just before Melanie Wessels could... Read More

Glitterazzi styled wedding shoot {part 1}

Jan 22, 2014 Tags: ,
Glitterazzi styled wedding shoot {part 1}
I am so excited to finally get to blog this, Glitterazzi themed styled wedding shoot that we did at the end of 2013 at the Irene Dairy Farm in Pretoria. So many lovilees came on board and together we made some lovilee happen! Thank you so much lovilees!I wanted to set up the table in one of the gravel roads on the property, but there was soooo much rain that week that it ended up being a total mud bath! We did the best we could with the set up but ended up looking like little mud monkeys ourselves. Melanie Wessels worked her magic to make... Read More

 


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