DIY Weddings

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What a party! Incorporating elements from the story of Alice in Wonderland, this DIY wedding reminds us that although a wedding lasts but a day, it should be a blessed celebration of a lifetime!

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If you love rustic DIY weddings, you’re going to love Tish and Werner’s relaxed wedding day! Held in scenic Somerset West, their beautiful handmade and vintage-style wedding was photographed by the lovely Christine Watters. It’s not only a beautiful handmade wedding – the bride has shared some super advice about wedding planning. It’s the kind of advice I wish I had read before planning my wedding!

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Every so often, I come across a wedding that makes me wish I was guest. This charming country-style winter wedding, set in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, is one of them! I think they had me with the self-service hot chocolate and cookie station.


Planning their Cape Town wedding from abroad was a challenge but they managed to complete an impressive amount of DIY while doing their best to stick to their wedding budget. By combining their creativity, Wicus and Karlene created a wedding day as unique as their love for each other…


Kelly and Lee’s Handcrafted Wedding

by Monique on October 11, 2012 · 2 comments


The wedding of Kelly, a Durban-based graphic designer and the style blogger of Sunflower & Spears, was captured by not one or two photographers but three!  Kelly and Lee’s DIY wedding photographs is an interesting collection of one wedding day as seen through three creative eyes and lenses. After featuring their paint fight engagement shoot, I learnt that Kelly and Lee […]


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Lindsay and Matthias said yes to destiny and a life together. Their celebration was held at The Oaks Estate in Greyton, a gorgeous location for their lovingly handmade wedding. DIY brides-to-be, you’re in luck because this wedding is full of DIY wedding inspiration…


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Imagine holidaying in your favourite location with your best friends and closest family members? It sounds awesome and it’s exactly what Stacey and Wez did when they decided on Mozambique as their dream wedding destination.