Loren & Evan

For us, every wedding we plan is fun. But what makes it even MORE fun is when you’ve known the couple before they got engaged! Evan and I went to school together and I met Loren in 2009 while they were on holiday here in Stellenbosch. I adored Loren from the moment I met her – as the pictures clearly show, she’s just the bubbliest girl to be around! They got hitched at the magnificent Nooitgedacht Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on a lovely Friday afternoon, surrounded by their closest friends & family – some of whom travelled all the way from the UK, where Loren originates from. It was such a pleasure being part of your prettiest day! We miss you and look forward to seeing you {someday} soon!

Venue & Catering: Nooitgedacht Wine Estate
Flowers & Décor: Fleur le Cordeur
Hair & Make-up: Corle Barnard
Weddings Cake: Wilna van der Westhuizen (Sweet Cakes)
Minister: Roger Horwood
Additional Hiring: To-Nett’s Florist Hiring & Decor
DJ & Sound: BAHA Entertainment
Photographer: Greg Lumley – award winning wedding and commercial photographer
Videographer: White Motion
Games: Family Games — in Stellenbosch.

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rachel & andrew {kleinplasie modern country wedding}

We are delighted to share these incredible wedding pic’s from Pickled Cherry Photography! As you can clearly see, Rachel is just sensational! Andrew, you cleaned up just as nice 🙂 these two love birds were fun from the get go and their wedding didn’t disappoint. Never have I heard more emotional and well presented speeches – wow! We miss you guys and hope married life is treating you well 🙂

Our wonderful suppliers:

Venue: Kleinplasie Country House
Catering: Plum Kitchen
Wedding Cake: Sweet Cakes
Décor & Flowers: Fleur le Cordeur
Additional Hiring: Ten of Cups
Stationary: Rachel
DJ: Deejay Music
Photographer: Pickled Cherry
Hair – and Make-up artist: Blush & Brush
Staffing: ASAP Staffing

The (more than 1000) origami cranes suspended from the ceiling was a joint family mission! A huge thank you to Christie from La Flor for suspending them beautifully!

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The Crane Story

The Crane, which is known for its beauty and spectacular mating dance, represents fidelity in Japanese culture because it mates for life. Fabled to live a thousand years, the ‘bird of happiness’ is also a symbol of good fortune and prosperity. According to legend, the act Senbazuru – folding one thousand origami cranes – grants the folder a wish. Traditionally, the duty fell on the father of the bride, who would give the cranes to the couple on their wedding day and, in doing so, bestow on them a thousand years of happiness and prosperity. Later, the responsibility for Senbazuru lay with the bride, who would demonstrate her commitment to the marriage by folding the birds. Today. entire families gather to help assemble the birds.