Inspiration: Floral Center-pieces

  Through some accidental clicks on the blogs I was reading, I found an amazing wedding photographer, Christine Mentjes! She is based in South Africa, and takes beautiful pictures. From one of the weddings she photographed, I think she really did the decor justice by photographing them in great detail. The florists decorated the wedding … Continue reading

Chronicle 008: How to budget your solemnization party.

Ever since I decided to hold it on a separate day, many questions bothered me. Top of my list: 1) Budget The thing is that we had originally decided to have it on the same day as the wedding to save us some money and buy us some conveniences. Now I have to set aside … Continue reading

Chronicle 007: Predicted timeline for actual day, preparation for make-up & hair. Part one.

To ease my stress on the actual day, I asked a friend who is a make-up artist to give me some tips on what are the preparations needed for hair & make up. If the groom is due to arrive at your place at 9am, you will need to: 1) 630am-wake up to wash up/shower. … Continue reading

Chronicle 006: Solemnization on the same day or separate day?

During the preparation of the wedding, I find that even the closest couples will quarrel. There are so so so so many details to agree on, to execute and finalize. One subject of contention was whether we should have our solemnization (aka ROM) on the same day as our wedding. After speaking to the photographers, … Continue reading

Chronicle 005: Photographers

With the previous experience, I sat down behind my computer (feeling safe), and researched through forums, photographer’s websites and going through their portfolio. Note: Take a pinch of salt from the feedback given on forums. The stories are almost all one-sided. Pictures speak a thousands words. So make a list of the ones that speak … Continue reading