Happy Anniversary Nicole & Pieter!

One year ago today, Nicole and Pieter made their Forever vows at the beautiful Merwida Country Manor. Enjoy a look back at their special day: Videography: The Wedding Guys We salute you on your first anniversary Nicole and Pieter, and wish you a lifetime of love and happiness. Read our full story here. Credits: Photographer: […]

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Zandile & Lungelo

A richly colourful wedding was the culmination of Zandile and Lungelo’s true love story, and the traditional Zulu ceremony took place at the groom’s home in Esidumbini, KZN. Explaining how they met, Zandile says “I had just come back from Cape Town and relocated to Durban. I wanted to rekindle my relationship with my high school friends […]

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WEDDING PLANNING 101: Tips from the Experts

Confetti Chicks spoke to Madri and Niki of The Event Planners who shared with us their top tips for successful event planning: “While planning your wedding, stay focused on what you and your partner really want and of course, on your budget. Often brides and grooms-to-be get distracted along the way with too many influences, […]

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Destination: Croatia!

Petra and Matthew met in Mauritius six years ago and fell in love at first sight. “Because the we lived on two different continents, the internet played a big role in our relationship. We were able to stay in touch, and ultimately stay together thanks to technology!” says Petra. After a whirlwind courtship of ten […]

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14,000 km to Bliss!

Shari and Tendai chose what they believe is the most beautiful part of the world to tie the knot – the Paarl Valley in the Western Cape. Words by Elandi Coetzee of ZaraZoo The ZaraZoo team were delighted to be back at our favourite Polo Estate in South Africa, this time for an Aleit Wedding […]

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Jules & Louw

Jules and Louw met 15 years ago, while he was working at the Billabong Shop in St Francis Bay and Jules was there on holiday. He was 16 and she was 18. “The moment I walked in the door, he had my heart,” says Jules We dated for a bit but the long distance proved […]

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Sue & Dwayne

When Mother Nature is the setting for a true life romance… Photos by Charlene Schreuder Photography Sue and Dwayne were married at the beautiful De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Overberg and it’s easy to see why this gorgeous couple chose this serene backdrop for their nuptials. The couple said their vows under a white canopy overlooking the vlei on […]

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Let’s start your event journey here!

Personalised, bespoke event planning is a must-have! Specialising in corporate and private events such as end of year parties, conferences, workshops, weddings, milestone birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions, Blue Bird Events also organises brand launches as well as social media content creation and management. With 8 years of experience in the events and PR industry, […]

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Anniversary Gifts – A Quick Guide

The historic origins of wedding anniversaries date back to the Roman Empire, where husbands crowned their wives with a silver wreath on their 25th anniversary, and a gold wreath on the 50th. Fast forward to the twentieth century, and commercialism has led to the addition of more anniversaries being represented by a named gift. First Anniversary: PAPER […]

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Get Your Face Summer-Ready!

The good news is, TEENLIFTING is here! This new beauty innovation has been developed by Dr Sanja Malbaša Gošović of Croatia, and it has recently been brought to South Africa by Petra Lilley who is fully trained and qualified to professionally offer you the benefits of this wonderful youth-enhancing treatment. What is TEENLIFTING? In a […]

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Candice & Bryan

The stunning and rustic setting of Lalapanzi Lodge in Somerset West was the chosen location for Candice and Bryan to celebrate the happiest day of their lives. The wedding party numbered 15 people in total, including the couple and their guests, hence the countryside surroundings lent itself well to the overall vision for their Big […]

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From ‘Hello’ to ‘I Do’

Are you recently married, or planning your vow renewal? Confetti Chicks invites you to send us your Real Wedding for publication in our Softmag. We want to know your love story! How to submit: Email: weddings@confettichicks.co.za What to submit: 1 – 2 Photos of you and your significant other (high resolution). 1 – 2 Photos of your engagement shoot (high resolution). […]

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Sapphire Events – Blazing a trail

The dynamic women behind KZN-based party and events planning company Sapphire Events are blazing their own trail, as they aim to bring their clients’ fairytale dreams to life. “Four key principals govern how we set out to achieve this goal: Attention to detail & triple checking EVERYTHING twice is imperative. Ensure that you develop great relationships with […]

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Ruth & Jon start a lovely new tradition

Take a peek into the real wedding of our beautiful bride Ruth, and her new husband Jon, and see how they mixed up their bridal party in a unique and interesting way: See the full article in our July issue of Confetti Chicks Softmag: Click here to download, or view online below: We wish Ruth & Jon […]

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Rain on Your Wedding Day

A Photographer’s Perspective:  Rain on Your Wedding Day… The days are counting down to your wedding, you’ve installed 10 different weather apps on your phone, and they all have that miserable dark grey icon hovering over your day. What to do? Well, firstly, you’re not alone. I’ll be the first to admit I did the […]

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Your Wedding Timeline

Got twelve months till ‘I do’? Congratulations! To help you along, we’ve put together our guideline for perfect wedding planning: 12 Months to go ■ Set the date, and make your announcement to family and friends. ■ Start a binder or folder, and start a Pinterest board to collect all your ideas and inspiration. ■ […]

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Nicole & Pieter

A fairytale beginning for Pieter and Nicole An international work project abroad brought Capetonian Nicole and Belgium-born Pieter together, and it was love at first sight. “We just clicked, and talked for hours and hours until sunrise. He’s sweet and gentle, and so romantic.” says Nicole of her new husband. Pieter agrees, “I knew there […]

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Take Centre Stage with Traditional African Couture

We are SO in love with the bold, bright and colourful designs of these traditional wedding outfits. They are quite simply breath-taking! Whether you are looking for an Ndebele, Tswana, Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Pedi or any African inspired or cultural gown, or traditional attire, Shifting Sands African Couture will accommodate your style, and will bring […]

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Sizzling HOT Seaside Venues

Dreaming of a beach wedding, or seaside honeymoon? These are our picks: The Oyster Box, Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, Durban, Tel (031) 514 5000 Majestically situated on Umhlanga’s beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse, The Oyster Box is the ultimate in charm and style. The hotel offers a range of venues for both private ceremonies […]

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Pendant Moon Give Away!

Pendant Moon lovingly handcrafts unique resin jewellery encapsulating nature’s gifts. We love that each piece is created with whatever is naturally available. We think these nature-inspired pendants and earrings are a great way to say thank you to each of your bridesmaids! To win a beautiful geranium petal pendant including chain and charm, simply click […]

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