All the Details

All the details of our special day, summarised 🙂

Bride Monica (van Tonder) Mans
Groom Christie Mans
Wedding Date 5 May 2012
Venue Mellow Oaks
Ceremony Chapel at Mellow Oaks
Theme Modern with a light Medieval theme
Colours Dark Blue, Gold and Cream
Bridesmaid/MOH Lelanie Fourie (bride’s sister)
Best Man ..
Ring Bearer/Page Boy
Gavin (our son)
Flower Girl Lené Fourie
Church Pastor/Priest Ds. Johan Stander
Master of Ceremony Martin Erasmus (groom’s nephew)
Photographer Trompie – Trompie van der Berg Photography
DJ Johan Pieterse
Make-up Rochelle van Wyk
Nails Rachelle van der Westhuizen
Hair Bonsai Huisie – Magda
Invites Designed and made it ourselves
Flowers done by Mellow Oaks – Variety of cream flowers including Roses and Lisianthus’.
Bouquets & Boutonniere’s Made it ourselves
Favours Made it ourselves, Blue and Gold chair boxes which doubled as name place. Thank you note and 2 chocolates inside, one heart shape and the other the shape of a bunch of grapes
Cake Chocolate lined wafer baskets filled with cheesecake and topped with fruit. Two-tiered cake for cutting. One layer chocolate-caramel cake, other layer strawberries & cream cake.
Dress Medieval Style (made by Joanne)
Shoes Blue
Accessories Pearls
Suits Black Suits, with black shirt and cream tie and waistcoat.
Bridesmaid dress blue & gold medieval style (made by Joanne)
Flower Girl dress blue & gold medieval style (made by Joanne)
Pageboy suit Black penguin suit with black longsleeve shirt, cream tie and waistcoat
Garter Cream lace garter with blue ribbons
Confetti white rose petals
First Dance This was kept secret from the bride. “Engel van my hart” – Juanita du Plessis
Transportation none needed, we took a casual stroll up to the chapel
Food Mellow Oaks Catered. Check out the Menu page
Wedding night accommodation Mellow Oaks
Something Old Grandma’s pearl earrings
Something New My wedding dress
Something Borrowed My sister’s pearl necklace
Something Blue My wedding shoes

3 thoughts on “All the Details

    • Hi Sharon.. Thanks for visiting my wedding blog 🙂

      I’m still not entirely sure what the wedding ‘cake’ will be. I have basically left it in the hands of one of my friends, who is trying out all sorts of ideas. As soon as we’ve decided, I will post it!!

      Have a good day!!

    • Hi Sharon.. we had the following as our wedding cake: Chocolate lined wafer baskets filled with cheesecake and topped with fruit. Two-tiered cake for cutting. One layer chocolate-caramel cake, other layer strawberries & cream cake.

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