South African Farm Wedding: Katrien + Marinus

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Such a pretty, truly rustic South African wedding for you all this morning. Love the dry, dusty, truly South African landscape as a backdrop for such a crafty, thoughtful celebration. As you’ll see, Katrien is (as her photog dubbed her), a DIY goddess.

She and her mom created so many pretty and quirky details for the wedding – from the woollen sheep on each plate, two kinds of pretty bunting, and all the decor on the tables, to the men’s fabric boutonnieres and the flower in Katrien’s hair, to…wait for it…Katrien’s own shoes! We didn’t even know you could make your own shoes.

So pretty! Congrats K+M! And thanks so much for sharing, Rebecca and Bruce!

Venue: Swartbergsvlei 4 x 4 Farm / Dress: Bought secondhand on GumTree (shoulder detail added by bride) / Catering: Monty’s / Decor, flowers and bouquets: All by the bride, her mom and family / Photography by Rebecca and Bruce of Love Made Visible / Shoes: Made by bride / Boutonnieres and hair flowers: Made by bride

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jillian on May 11, 2011

love the little chalkboard, what a cute detail. xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

rebecca on May 11, 2011

Thank you so much for featuring our photos, we are truly honored! Happy dance! x x x

Jennifer on May 11, 2011

the joy shows, the happiness and comfort explodes through what must have been one of the best days...simple and says it ....perfect for each other. Jennifer jennsthreegraces

Alicia on May 11, 2011

I love the floral detailing throughout this wedding - stunning.

Gaelan @ Uschi and Kay on May 11, 2011

I love all the handmade details and the setting is just gorgeous. It's so rustic chic.

Annika on May 11, 2011

What a pretty wedding. Love all the colourful, whimsy details. It looks like it was a relaxed, fun affair!

Mandy on May 11, 2011

gah, everything is so gorgeous! i'm dying.

Hilary on May 11, 2011

!! So gorgeous! I love the pomegranate pics and the ones of her dress in the sun! Lovely! H

Jessica on May 11, 2011

What a picture perfect rustic wedding. Love the vintage records and the mode of transport for the guests. Good ole' down home country!

Alicia @CharityWedding on May 11, 2011

You had me at DIY shoes! So amazing! I love everything about this. The photography and that warm lighting is beautiful!

Michelle | GOLD-HEARTED GIRL on May 11, 2011

I love how down to earth they are!

Sidney on May 11, 2011

what a gorgeous wedding! i love the flowers/succulents and the bride's jewelery. such pretty photos too!

Angela Gaspar Photography on May 11, 2011

What a beautiful and unique wedding.

chloe on May 12, 2011

Such a gorgeous wedding! One of my favourite "real weddings" ever posted on 100 Layer Cake. I love the colourful details on the bride – pink flower and turquoise bracelet. Also love the touches of South African charm and pops of rustic colour throughout. Just lovely!

Che Kershaw on May 12, 2011

I'm from South Africa! YAY!! :) I love the turquoise and pink colours! :)

bake love not war on May 13, 2011

south african weddings ROCK :)

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