We walked away from our first meeting with Duane and Janita feeling energized and excited. There’s something electric and simultaneously calming about them and we experienced that same energy a few months later at their wedding. Die Akker is a quaint venue with a whimsical atmosphere – perfect for a romantic, sun-kissed wedding.
We spent the day getting to know Duane and Janita’s family, they are warm and not afraid to show their love and emotions toward each other. It was hard to hold back the tears, and yes, we often feel a large lump in our throats when the bride walks down the aisle or the groom speaks warmly about his parents and bride at the reception, especially on this day. Duane and Janita have known each other since they were little kids and their families have always been very close. For their family to see these two incredibly beautiful and amazing people find each other and eventually come together like this, was the best thing they could have hoped for… And for us to be there for that, was such a privilege.
Duane and Janita, thank you for making this a wedding to remember and for making us feel so welcome. We wish you every bit of happiness and joy and to your musical family, we just want to say that we were touched by your kindness and love! However, we do say it a bit better with pictures, so we hope you enjoy it.
All our love,
Ilse and Sean, GingerAle
Venue, Coordinator + Catering | Die Akker Country Venue, Pretoria
DJ: Die Akker Country Venue, Pretoria | Dress: Catherine’s Collection | Groom’s outfit: Trenery | Florist: Blossom Florist | Hair + Make Up: Melissa Minne Bridal | Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Bridezilla | Decor: Nici’s Hiring + Die Akker | Bridal Accessories: Sterns | Stationery: Janita’s sister, Carina Markgraaff | Cake: Carol Fourie