Bush Wedding in the KZN Midlands

Hi. My name is Olivia and I am getting married to Neels on the 17th of December 2011. The wedding is the biggest event in any girl’s life because it signals a change of life, living and lifestyle. So every girl wants to make that transition event an unforgettable one. You do not have to go into debt or drain your savings to have a beautiful and memorable wedding.  I thought I would share with the brides-to-be on a couple contacts of mine. I am working to a strict budget and these are possible contacts that could be of use to you.  

I am getting married at iNsingizi Game Lodge and Spa (Just past Tala Game reserve), check out the webpage on www.insingizi.co.za.  Situated in a unique setting, nestling under kranzes amid rolling hills in the KwaZulu-Natal south midlands, the thatched chalets, the honeymoon suite on stilts and the tastefully ethnic Boma & Bar offer you total tranquillity under African skies. The food is amazing and the hospitality is out of this world.

Planning a wedding is a lot of work and you should start a few months before the actual wedding date. There is so much to consider, but what many people fail to include in the big plans are the centerpieces. These are important as it is what everyone is going to notice, so in order for you to determine what you will use, you will first have to think of the type of wedding you are having. For all my décor requirements I have used Beautiful Wedding, they have got a wide selection and cater for all different tastes.

When you are planning a wedding, or any other event for that matter, you have to ensure that the DJ is going to perform accordingly and keep your guests merrily entertained, I am using Alan from DJ Worx,, he is based in Pietermaritzburg and his number is 072 5575339.

My wedding cake, I have not gone for the traditional, we have decided on a fudge Picasso cake, I have ordered it through Chateau Gateaux, their number is 031 5696964. They have various cakes that they supply and are situated in Durban.

I have ordered my flowers from Midlands Flower hub at Southgate Spar 033 3868737, out of all the places I have been she seems to be affordable.

We all know how the ritual goes: the newly married couple takes to the dance floor, and this is described as nothing else, but sweet. This reminds people of the promise that was made of having a partner for the rest of your life. It also recalls thoughts of permanence and romance. We have chosen “Wedding Day” by the Bee Gees for our wedding song. Other options on our list were: “When you say nothing at all” by Ronan Keating and “I don’t want to miss a thing” by Aerosmith. 

Your invitations are the first glimpse your guests will have of your wedding celebration and should outline the style you have decided on for your wedding day. A unique invitation, designed specifically for you and your partner will emphasis the exclusivity of your wedding day. We have gone for a very casual wedding invite with a photo of us both when we first met. We are using Kendall & Strachan and their number is 033 3429941.

For all my bridesmaid attire and the Grooms and Bestman Suits, I have used Belle & Bravado. They are situated in Pietermaritzburg and the number is 033 3943672. They also have imported wedding shoes and various accessories.

Today’s weddings are all about options that reflect your personalities and style. There is no such thing as a wedding without glitches. Always there is something missed, an element is lacking, the reception is not as expected, the minister drawled too long…those things. But if you did your planning meticulously, delegated jobs and responsibilities correctly, and believed all will go as expected and did, less little errors here and there, enjoyed your moment to shine and your guests were not dissatisfied on anything, then you have the perfect wedding day.

Good Luck!!