A wedding cake is the traditional cake served to the guests at a wedding reception or after the ceremony. It is usually a large cake, multi-layered or tiered, and heavily decorated with icing, occasionally over a layer of marzipan or fondant, topped with a small statue representing the couple. The average price for a wedding cake can range from R1,000 to anything up to R4,000 (all dependent on your choice of cake and number of guests)
When it comes to choosing your wedding cake, there are so many options to choose from. The latest trend is to have cupcakes instead of a traditional tiered wedding cake.
A lot more couples these days are on a tight budget and so have...
Your Wedding Suppliers include the following:
* DJ / Entertainment
* Marriage Officer
The first step to Choosing your Wedding Suppliers is to shop around!! Often your first quotation will seem very reasonable and well priced, but if you shop around, you will be able to compare quotations and the quality and service of the same type of suppliers and so you will have peace of mind, knowing that your final decision is the right one.
Word of mouth is often your safest bet!
Your Wedding Stationery gives your guests the first impression of your wedding. So it is a good idea to choose this wisely...
Trying to draw up your wedding budget, but don’t know where to start?
Why not ask your parents if they are willing to contribute anything before you start stressing about how you are going to afford your dream wedding day?
As a rough budget, use the following figures to work out how much of your total budget should be used up by each item cost:
Attire: 10% of total budget
Congratulations on your Engagement!! The thought of getting married can be very exciting, but the planning of your big day can also be overwhelming and very stressful. If you are on a tight budget and can’t afford a wedding planner to assist with your wedding plans, then why not have a look at this write up – 5 steps to planning wedding?
Below, you will find our top 5 steps to planning your own wedding. Details on each of these steps will be published weekly, so don’t miss out on the easiest 5 steps to planning your own wedding!
Step One: Budget
Now Published at: www.weddingflair.co.za/2010/08/step-1-of-5-in-planning-your-wedding
Step Two: Guest List
Your wedding colour scheme is defined by you as an individual and would normally have something to do with a special meaning to you or might be based around your favourite colour.
Your colour scheme plays an important role in your big day, as it means that everything from the dresses, the flowers, the table decor and cake is coordinated and well matched (if that is the type of wedding that you are looking for).
Colours can be symbolic of seasons and emotions. The combination of your selected colours will create a certain mood or ambience to your wedding day.
The following colours can be related to seasons:
Cool colours such as lime green, baby pink, rich cream,...
I don’t envy people who have to say speeches at weddings. For those who are not so outgoing, saying a speech at yours or a friend’s wedding can be very nerve-wracking! But being asked to say a speech at someone’s wedding is also very special – you know that you are truely appreciated as a friend.
Traditionally, the Father of the Bride, the Best Man and The Groom say speeches, but of course with today’s changing traditions, anything is possible and you can ask whoever you want to say a speech at your wedding. Some people ask their siblings, or the maid of honour to say a speech. It is known that even the bride herself can have her say. (Just don’t...
|Area/s: Eastern Cape
Planning your own wedding can be very nerve wracking, as there is normally so much to do in so little time!
Most bridal couples give themselves a year from engagement to their wedding day, making it that much easier to plan your wedding day down to the finest detail, as you can book all of your services one step at a time.
With our Wedding Planner below, you can see exactly what needs to be done when.
*** The Wedding Planner ****
You are more than welcome to download our Wedding Planner and use it for your own wedding, or please feel free to share it with friends and family who you know would need this help with their wedding...
Who said weddings had to be boring and straight down the line?
Who’s to say that you can’t add your special touch?
It is after all, YOUR wedding day!
Here are a few Wedding Theme options, to help make your day extra special!
For a real Winter Wonderland feel (not so South African!), why not have snowflake place cards (make your own), and snowflakes hanging from the ceiling?
You can use white and blue for your table decor and a skiing couple as your cake topper?!
Another idea for your table centrepieces, is to have a mirror in the center of the table and arrange 3 wine glasses of different heights on the mirror. Fill with water and float a white ...
|Area/s: Kwa-Zulu Natal