In sp(i)ring


The sun is rising earlier, the air is fresher and love is blooming more than usual.
Spring is the perfect time to tie the knot and get wild about colour!

It is very important to choose a colour palette as you start with your planning. Visually it brings everything together and sets the tone for your big day. Not all love stories begin and end with white. We are going to help you take the risky step of adding some bright tones to that stunning wedding set-up. To be vibrant and fresh, from your wedding invites, all the way through to your dinner tables.


Nothing says love like a bright yellow sunflower!  It’s very important to choose flowers that are in season and available locally.  As it is sometimes difficult to find a big variety of flowers in the Northern Cape, you can include greenery or some succulents – both still a big trend in the coming season.


All these beautiful Delft plates and terracotta pots are antiques from a great grandmother. Get creative and add personal décor items (pots, candle sticks, plates, or even cutlery) of different shapes, sizes and colours for extra detail. It conveys the idea of a family feast shared with all the loved ones in your life.


Less is more. Start with a neutral colour and add some ‘spots’ from your wedding palette. For detail you can use texturized paper (keep in mind that designed paper can get quite expensive and won’t be the budgetwise way to go) or you can do the guests’ names in personalised handwriting with a bright coloured pen.


Dress your bridesmaids and flower girls in some florals for a feminine yet bold and beautiful look. This is a new trend for the 2017-2018 wedding season. Or wear a pair of colourful “vellies” under your dress while taking photos.

It’s absolutely worth taking a few risks if you are a creative and free-spirit personality. Don’t let anyone tell you that you are too risky or different. You only get married once and should go totally overboard with all of your personal favourites. With all of that said, put on a flower crown, think out of the box and get a little wild out there!

Marli Nel

Marli Nel
Wedding Coordinator
& Bloggist

Young, with a taste for life!
Her heart urging to tell new stories and her being to touch more lives.

A free spirit adventurer and totally in love with the idea of love…

The suppliers mentioned below collaborated to execute this styled shoot:

Bloggist Marli Nel
Liefkraal Coordination

Ilse Louw

Chantal Marshall

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