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RapidStudio Professional {Creating Moments}

Apr 11, 2014 Tags:
RapidStudio Professional {Creating Moments}
On 30 January 2014 lovilee attended an lovilee motivational gathering organised by RapidStudio Professional with guest speaker Christopher Munton. Christopher is a well known and respected Wedding photographer, based in Johannesburg and needed no introduction. The evening, held at Oakfield Farm, Muldersdrift, was attended by 120 other photographers from all around Gauteng. The theme of the evening – ‘Creating Moments’.    Who is RapidStudio? RapidStudio is a local company that allows you to create your own photo... Read More

Q+A with Laura from Ginger Ray

Mar 25, 2014 Tags: , , ,
Q+A with Laura from Ginger Ray
Ginger Ray is a brand that I have seen stocked in so many party shops, I never realised that this company half-originated in South Africa! Their products are really good quality and the themes of the party accessories can be used for many a different event. I chatted with Laura Munro, part-owner of this lovilee brand:    Q: How was Ginger Ray born? Ginger Ray UK and Ginger Ray South Africa were launched at the same time. Ginger Ray UK is owned and run by our business partner and good friend Ben Spence. Ben and I started exploring... Read More

A feast for they Eyes: Christine + Wesley’s Hathersage wedding

Mar 10, 2014 Tags: ,
A feast for they Eyes:  Christine + Wesley's Hathersage wedding
Tasteful simplicity, a stunning dress, gorgeous do-it-yourself details:  Only a few ways to describe the gorgeous Hathersage wedding of Christine and Wesley held in Somerset-West. We are excited to share these images captured by the greatly gifted Taryn Ward.    Tell us a little about how you met? We initially met when I was in my mid-teens through mutual friends. A couple of years later we randomly bumped into each other at a local hang out and had our first official date the next evening. That was the beginning of our 6... Read More

Q+A with Mika from That Little Shop

Feb 18, 2014 Tags: , ,
Q+A with Mika from That Little Shop
Mika Stuttaford is the lovilee behind the on-line gem, That Little Shop. The shop trades as an on-line events décor shop offering unique, bulk wedding and event supplies at affordable prices. They aim to be the premier destination for DIY brides, party aficionados, photographers and event planners. Although not even a year young yet, this shop is truly a must-visit when it comes to planning a celebration!Q: What was the inspiration / idea behind setting up the shop? My (Mika’s) own wedding. For years used to doing everything on-line, I... Read More

Q+A: Ebony & Ivory Ribbons

Dec 18, 2013 Tags: ,
Q+A: Ebony & Ivory Ribbons
Ebony & Ivory Ribbons is a magical company, that sells lovilee gifts + décor as well as loads of perfect items to enable you to wrap gifts to look more lovilee than the gift itself and so much more! I am a great fan of the company and order on-line from them on regular basis. Their Facebook page makes for interesting following, as the frequently provide creative tips and gift wrapping ideas.    Q: Who are the creatives behind the business? Eulalia + I {Igna} started Ebony & Ivory 8 years ago over a cup of coffee when... Read More

Pretty + Personalised wedding hangers

Dec 13, 2013 Tags: ,
Pretty + Personalised wedding hangers
Details, details, details… I cannot re-iterate this enough when it comes to any special occasion. People might not remember everything that happened or that they saw on your special day, but they are sure to remember the special touches and small details that you added to surprise.Many a bride forgets to consider what her or her bridesmaid’s dresses will hang on for the dress shots on the day. Grabbing an old shoddy hanger might mean that you end up having to cut off the top of the photo, or it might just be an eye sore on the... Read More

Q&A with Ulricke {Wooden Lace}

Aug 28, 2013
Q&A with Ulricke {Wooden Lace}
Natalie Field from Field Photography introduced me to Ulricke from Wooden Lace. Although we do not feature fashion on Lovilee as such, the products that this lovilee lady makes and sells are perfect accessories for the bridal party. From brooches to earrings to necklaces their items are lovilee!Q: Tell us more about yourself and how Wooden Lace started? My love for clothes, art and pretty things started from the little age of 6 years when my mom bought me my first sewing machine. I come from a creative background, I think there isn’t... Read More

Wedding products we love

Aug 21, 2013
Wedding products we love
I have over some time seen some wedding products that I’ve wanted to share with you lovilees, that are unique and hand-made. They include Robes, Canvas shopper bags, garters, hangers and more… It’s all about the details!Tesi Tesia is a fashion designer by trade and owned her own clothing boutique for a while. After getting married last year March she fell in love with all things wedding. She decided to follow her passion for this industry, and have started a label called Tesi.Image by: Vanilla photography“I... Read More

Q&A with Mariaan {m.studio}

Aug 01, 2013 Tags: , , , ,
Q&A with Mariaan {m.studio}
Mariaan, from m.studio, has created many a printable for lovilee in the past, but we have not formally introduced you to her. This lady’s work has been published in various publications such as Fair Lady Bride, Wedding inspirations magazines & ‘Leef’ magazine. M.studio has also been featured on local and international blogs. We had a Q&A session with her to get to know the lady behind the brand.Q: Who is Mariaan and what is your background? Hello… I’m Mariaan, a 20-Something designer & photographer. I’ve... Read More

 


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