Winter Weddings

4 Reasons to have a Winter wedding Hot chocolate with marshmallows, piping hot soups, full-bodied red wines – what’s not to love about winter? While not the first season to spring to mind when planning your special day, there are plenty of reasons why couples should opt for a winter wedding. This magical time of […]

Plan your wedding in 6 months

Plan your wedding month by month You’ve just gotten engaged to the man or woman of your dreams, and simply can’t wait a year (or more) to put that wedding band on. Can you plan your wedding in six months? The answer is yes – you can plan it all, and still enjoy a beautiful […]

Indigenous wedding flowers for a gorgeous spring ceremony

When you think of weddings, what do you think of first? Okay, probably the dress and the cake. But what comes next? The flowers! For every ceremony, whether big or small, there is a flower bouquet to match. And if you’re proudly South African – an indigenous flower bouquet to match. So the question is, […]

What’s your wedding cake style?

It’s time for cake! And when it’s your wedding day, you know what that means – cutting a piece with the man or woman of your dreams in front of family and friends. A symbol of true love and unending unity (sigh). But before you start dreaming about that magical day, there are a few things […]

The bridal party: How to choose your team

It’s you, your partner and those closest to you. There’s nothing more beautiful than a wedding. Although the flowers, the dress and the three-tiered cake make the day special, it’s the people you share it with that matter the most. And, after the love of your life, there’s no group of people more special than […]

Winter wedding colours to inspire your special day

Winter is upon us and the season for cosy, romantic weddings is in full swing. You might not think ‘wedding’ when someone mentions winter, but the chilly season (pleasantly mild in KZN’s case) is rising in popularity. After all, there’s nothing not to love about a Durban winter – warm sunny days, dependable weather, magical […]

4 Natural wedding confetti ideas for the eco-conscious couple

Everyone knows the party begins when the bride and groom exit the ceremony and step out into a flurry of wedding confetti. There’s something symbolic in the joyous swirl of colourful petals raining down on the happy couple. It’s the crowning moment, the first celebration as the newly appointed Mr and Mrs – and let’s […]

Planning the perfect wedding for a large guest list

Do you have your heart set on a big wedding? Whether you and your partner come from large families, have a mass of friends or couldn’t bear to leave anyone out, there’s no reason to narrow down the guest list if a big to-do is right up your alley. After all, the more the merrier […]

4 Reasons we LOVE an intimate wedding celebration

Love is in the air. Can you smell it? The sultry scent of rose petals and wafts of Chanel No.5 – rich, intoxicating aromas of passion. It’s the month of love, and it’s ripe for candlelit dinners and romantic proposals. The sweet serenade of romance is all around us, and what can be more romantic […]

The 2019 wedding trends to keep on your bride-to-be radar

Is 2019 the year you say ‘I do’? Whether he’s already popped the question or still planning the right moment, saying yes is the easy part. The real fun begins when you take on the exciting task of organising every last detail. Dress styles, colour palettes, wedding favours – we’re sure your Pinterest board is […]

Wedding venue questions: What to ask when choosing your location

Hooray! He popped the question. After the initial euphoria of saying ‘yes’ wears down, it’s time to start the exciting task of planning your dream wedding. Besides cake tasting and trying on gowns, one of the best parts of the process is visiting beautiful venues and making your pick. But how do you choose ‘the […]

Garden weddings: Celebrate summer love at Collisheen

garden weddings

Romantic garden weddings are on an upward trend for the summer months, offering a memorable wedding experience. For the couple who loves nature, what can be better than saying ‘I do’ under the open skies? Warm sun on your face, light breeze through your hair and a backdrop of uplifting greenery – magical. In fact, […]