Free State, Nutcracker Country Retreat, Parys, Weddings

Justin + Melissa | Green Wedding Shoes | The Nutcracker Wedding

The cool breeze on this warm and dry winter day was welcome and comforting. There was a quietness, a growing anticipation in the air….

This was Justin + Melissa’s day. Not complications, no fuss, just friendships, love and romance.

We were also very happy to be back at the lovely Nutcracker venue! Sean spent some time with Justin and the boys the morning of the wedding while I got to photograph Melissa’s hilarious dad and his cigar while the girls were getting ready :)

Melissa and Justin, you are two amazing, caring and hopelessly-in-love people whom we are so privileged to know! Thanks for letting us be a part of your day! May your humour never fade and love for each other only grow.

Lots of love,
Ilse and Sean, GingerAle

Venue: The Nutcracker Pecan Estate, Parys, Free State
Catering: The Nutcracker country retreat
Flowers: Karen Haggard
Dress: Pronovios
Hair: Jolande Steenkamp
Makeup: Lee- Anne Nourse – Esplendor
DJ: Tyron
Cake: Janice Burns
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  1. Liezl Crous - October 24, 2013 2:14 pm

    Hi Melissa
    Baie mooi troue wat julle gehad het. Ek is mal oor jou skoene!!!!
    Wil gou by jou hoor. Ons trou Maart 2014 ook by Nutcracker en wou net hoor hoe was die DJ (as ek reg lees hierbo is dit Tyron, die DJ wat die venue voorstel?) en nog iets, hoeveel sakkies fynbos het julle gekoop vir hoeveel gaste? Ek het ook fynbos bestel en is net bang dis dalk nie genoeg nie.
    Sterkte vorentoe en alles van die beste,


  2. Melissa de Bruin - October 18, 2013 12:59 pm

    Hi there:)

    It is Fynbos – a place in the cape posted it to me!

  3. Anonymous - October 16, 2013 12:44 pm

    Beautiful pics – can you tell me what did they use as confetti?

    • Ginger - October 17, 2013 7:57 pm

      Hi there! They used small purple flower buds, I’m just not sure what they are called. Let me know if i can find out for you! xx


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