Q&A with Nadia {Creative Heroes}

Oct 29, 2013 Tags:
Q&A with Nadia {Creative Heroes}
Last week we shared a styled maternity shoot by Marinda May. Today we talk to Nadia from Creative Heroes about what she and her company exactly does. She was the designer of the Lovilee stationery used in the shoot.     Tell us more about yourself? Since childhood I was crazy about making cards and things for my friends and parents. As a child I always thought of how nice it would be if I could do it for a job when I grew up. But I never thought it would be realized!   In school I started dancing and the creative make-up that... Read More

Aviation E-shoot {Darrell Fraser}

Oct 28, 2013 Tags:
Aviation E-shoot {Darrell Fraser}
Darrell Fraser, Pretoria Based Lifestyle & Wedding photographer submitted the following unique e-shoot for feature! I just love the vintage look that the images portrait and how the couple went all out with their wardrobe! About the couple {as told by the photographer} Mariska and Francois is getting married next year February and they had specific ideas with regards to the pre-wedding couple shoot. Francois being a pilot himself, opted for something different at an airfield with vintage aircrafts. Well, thanks to a newly found friend... Read More

A Woodlands inspired maternity shoot {free printables}

Oct 25, 2013 Tags: , ,
A Woodlands inspired maternity shoot {free printables}
This Woodlands inspired maternity shoot was styled and photographed by Marinda May Photography. With the forest in the background, moss, wooden creatures, lovilee table and excited almost-parents, one could not but be excited too! We show you how a pregnant couple photo-session can be transformed into a lovilee dream forest. Wooden animals like a donkey (inspired by the movie Shrek), a goat and then off-course the bunny completed the look all the wooden creatures, table, wooden circles, brooch, blackboard bunting, beads, porcelain plates and... Read More

Great party recipes 2 {by Yellow Papaya}

Oct 24, 2013 Tags: ,
Great party recipes 2 {by Yellow Papaya}
To go with the Movember styled shoot by photographer, Yolande from YSP and stylist, Simone Kruger from Yellow Papaya we post the second part of these great party recipes for you today. The recipes include: Roasted Chicken wings Salted Caramel ice-cream Coke Float Roasted Chicken wings {use 12 Chicken wings} For the marinade: ½ cup of chutney ½ cup of tamatosauce 1tsp Worchester Sous 1tsp Tabasco 1 finely chopped garlic clove A pinch of salt & pepper Mix all the ingredients together well, Place the chicken wings in the marinade... Read More

Take a seat {wedding styled shoot}

Oct 23, 2013 Tags: ,
Take a seat {wedding styled shoot}
Whether you’re into traditional romantic elements, bold glamour or contemporary geometric design, the Fairlady Bride Summer 2013/14 magazine has some lovilee wedding table décor suggestions. What’s more is that all the edible favour recipes are in the newest Fairlady Bride print edition, available in stores currently! Or you can still win one copy with lovilee {see details at the bottom of the post}. Sparkle & Blush {pink, blush & gold} “Go all out with blushing shades of pink and glittering gold – these warm... Read More

Interior design 101 {Use of lighting}

Oct 22, 2013 Tags:
Interior design 101 {Use of lighting}
Article by Joanne Taylor {Taylored Spaces CC} Lighting is probably one of the least focused on part of the interior which deserves more attention due to the impact it can have in a room. Melanie Wessels Photography at Bag End Guest House There are many ways to adjust lighting to give different impact as well as mood in a room and it can also become a feature dependant on how you use it. Low lighting becomes an accent to brighter more functional and directional light. Dependant on requirements and function of an area, the lighting should be... Read More

Ever After: Eric & Krycka {Brood en Botter}

Oct 21, 2013 Tags: ,
Ever After: Eric & Krycka {Brood en Botter}
The couple Eric & Krycka met through mutual friends. With both of them teachers, Eric proposed to Krycka by going down one knee in front of her grade 1 class! Leandra Drake from Brood en Botter was there to capture their special “newspaper”-themed wedding day. We asked Krycka whether she had any advice to share with future brides? It’s your wedding day. Don’t let anyone tell your how it must go. Take your time and be relaxed. Enjoy every single minute, as they all say, it goes by so fast. Remember your hubby’s... Read More

Pamper day at Equinox Spa {YSP}

Oct 19, 2013 Tags:
Pamper day at Equinox Spa {YSP}
Cape Town surprised a group of lovely ladies with stunning weather on an early September day for what will be a special spa experience. Equinox spa invited us to join in on a day filled with pampering. We arrived at the Cape Royale Hotel welcomed by staff taking us up to the sky-bar. Lounging on a deck chair, sipping on sparkling wine and enjoying a 360′degree view of the Mother City was the perfect way to start a glorious day at the Equinox spa with fellow bloggers, Capetonian celebrities and beauty editors. Dressed in fluffy... Read More

 


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