Alcohol can be one of the most expensive bills that you would have to settle for your wedding day.  Non­alcoholic bars are a great way to help you out on a tight budget.  It’s cheaper and the themes are a fabulous way to set off your day with flair!  Have a look at our top picks for your bar. Coffee / hot chocolate bar This is an ideal theme for a wedding.  Keep your guests warm, and lively through the evening with a choice of fabulous blends. Dessert bar This bar will probably never go out style.  Always a favourite, in any season. Ice cream bar Enough said :). Cigar bar Add a touch of vintage / rustic feel to your smoking section. Cotton Candy bar / Candy bar Summer days, with a hint of playful exuberance.  Nothing beats a candy bar at bringing out your inner child. Pancake bar / Waffle bar Oooh, be still my beating heart!  Pancakes anytime of the day is a definite hit with me! Lemonade / Juice bar Have a […]

For our first styled shoot in 2016, we wanted something romantic and sweet for our floral blue and gold outfit and was ecstatic with these beautiful head and wrist accessories from Floral Creations in Johannesburg.  We sent Hema images of what we were looking for and she worked to create something simply elegant for us […]

What the best nail colour to do for an Indian bride? There is no doubt that a French manicure is stunning because of its simplicity and elegance but it’s not a practical colour for an Indian Bride. Leading up to the wedding day you have many prewedding functions that use turmeric and red sindhoor or […]

In recent times this has become an increasing activity to have at weddings.  With many a modern day couple getting onto the social media band wagon to draw attention to their big day, there’s no surprise that the ever popular photo-booth will change with the times. Instagram has been blown away with couples creating their […]

Indian weddings are chock full of traditions and fun games that we all look forward to!  One of my favourites is the Joota chupai – stealing the groom’s wedding shoes 🙂 As I come from a South Indian background, we don’t usually play this game, but I look forward to it when I attend weddings […]

With Diwali celebrations coming up I thought it would be great to showcase how you can use rangoli in your Spring wedding. I remember creating the rangoli design for my sister’s nelengu.  It was the first time I attempted doing this on a larger scale and loved it.  Decorating while the house bustled with wedding […]

Our best picks for an epic sangeet night! Sweety tera drama, Bareilly Ki Barfi 2. Akkad Bakadd, Sanam Re 3. Chalti Hai Kya 9 se 12 4. Nachange Saari Raat Junooniyat 5. Ok Jaanu, Humma Humma 6. Ding Dang, Munna Michael 7. Tutak Tutak Tutiya 8. Cutiepie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil 9. Badrinath ki Dulhania [...]

Significance of the the nose ring The Mukuthi ( in Tamil) or Nath (in Hindi) adorns many an indian bride and is a tradition that is still beautifully carried out in modern times.  I had always wondered if the nose ring carried any significance and came across an interesting article online – you can view […]

Do you wear fake lashes or not for your wedding? There are so many types of lashes on the market. Which ones should you use? There is no doubt that brides that wear fakes lashes or enhance their lashes look amazing in photographs and the lashes definitely add glamour to your make up and bridal […]