Adorable Winter Maternity & Family Portraits

by Monique on September 17, 2014 · 0 comments

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” -Desmond Tutu

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Today we have an enchanting winter family/maternity session of Bridgette, Paul and their adorable little girl Emily.  READ MORE


Couple Photos: 6 Poses for Couples

by Monique on September 12, 2014 · 0 comments

Worried about how you and your Mr will look in your engagement or wedding day couple photos?

6 Poses for Couples

Now you can stop stressing because Abigail, of Abigail K Photography, has posing covered! Here are her posing tips to help you look and feel their best in front of the camera. Over to Abigail!  READ MORE


Terri & Leo’s Urban Wedding

by Monique on September 8, 2014 · 0 comments

A country chic look contrasted by graffiti walls – everything about this urban wedding is gorgeous!

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What does a winter wedding in Durban look like? Well, with great great taste and talented wedding vendors, it could look something like this blue, white and lilac-grey urban wedding! Terri and Leo brought the country to city in their gorgeous rustic wedding. Country chic wedding details – like a suspended hessian and floral alter banner, baby’s breath flower crowns, wooden slice stands and vintage-look cobalt blue wine glasses on the tables – found themselves at home in a modern urban setting. The effect… exquisite! 


How To Make Paper Pinwheels {DIY Tutorial}

by Monique on August 29, 2014 · 0 comments

Paper pinwheels add a little whimsy to any event! Find out how to make them for your special day!

Karlene and Wicus both poured their creativity into their gorgeous 1930′s French Style Wedding. In particular, I loved the whimsical paper pinwheels Karlene made and secured in lace wrapped bottles. Le sigh for the prettiness! So here’s an easy DIY pinwheel tutorial.  READ MORE


Janeke & Jaco {A Golden Engagement Session}

by Monique on August 28, 2014 · 2 comments

Let’s take a little online wander into a golden, sun-drenched veldt alongside this gorgeous couple...

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They met in 2012, at mutual friend’s birthday party in Pretoria. A few weeks later, Janeke saw a photo of Jaco on Facebook – thank goodness for social media – and they started chatting. Eventually they started dating but just three months later, Jaco told her that he had to move to Nelspruit, so they ended the relationship.  READ MORE


Natalia & David’s Fairytale DIY Wedding

by Monique on August 20, 2014 · 0 comments

“A good marriage is the union of two good forgivers” was quote displayed at this lovely DIY wedding.

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What a lovely quote from Ruth Bell Graham. Even though Natalia and David put a lot of hard work into their wedding day, they reminded themselves that the day wasn’t more important than their marriage.

Together with family, they crafted the fairytale day Natalia had been dreaming about. This is their love story and DIY wedding…  READ MORE


The Adventure Boot Camp Winner is…

by Monique on August 18, 2014 · 0 comments

Excitement! It’s time to draw the winner of the Adventure Boot Camp Competition. Are you ready?

And the winner is

One lucky lady has won a head start on summer – a month with  Adventure Boot Camp! Guess who’s going to be looking and feeling fit this summer?  READ MORE