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Today’s wedding is so drop-dead gorgeous! From Ilana’s amazing protea bouquet (and we do mean amazing) to the tin can centerpieces wrapped with lace, we just love everything about it! And the photography by Lizelle Lotter? Absolutely perfect.

Wedding at Delsma Farm with Protea Bouquet

Ilana getting her makeup done

bride in veil holding protea flower bouquet

We love how Ilana wore her hair in a casual side-swept ponytail. So cute!

Bride holding protea bouquet

Don’t say we didn’t warn you! Isn’t that unique bouquet stunning? We especially adore the giant protea.

Multi colored neckties for groom and groomsmen

The guys wore fabric hearts instead of traditional boutonnieres, and they all had different colored ties to coordinate.

black and white photo of bride and groom at ceremony

black and white photo of bride and groom kissing at alter

bride and groom walk down church steps as guests throw paper confetti

closeup photo of bride and groom with paper confetti flying all around

Indoor reception room for wedding at Delsma Farm

We know that a lot of you are planning indoor weddings. This room is a perfect example of how an indoor reception can be just as beautiful as an outdoor one–if not more so! The bunting draped across the ceiling adds so much.

Tin cans with pin roses and white daisies

Tin cans wrapped with lace are inexpensive and surprisingly chic vases!

tin can wrapped with pink lace holding white daisies

flowers in tin cans on reception table

protea centerpiece in tin can wrapped with lace

handmade fabric hearts; candy in jars

bride and groom with eyes closed embrace

bride and groom lean against beige color vintage rolls royce

bride and groom lauch in back seat of old rolls royce

What a beautiful couple, beautiful wedding, and beautiful photography! Congrats to Giele and Ilana.

Vendor Information

Photography: Lizelle Lotter
Decor and Flowers: Vars Liefde
Venue: Delsma Farm, Riebeek Valley, South Africa

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  1. Katie {aisle candy} — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
    This is such a beautiful wedding! I am in LOVE with the bride's bouquet and the tin can centerpieces wrapped in lace. Such a fun idea!
  2. jacin {lovely little details} — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
    i love the billy buttons in the tin cans!
  3. — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
    Oh I love their sweet decor! The bunting flags and the tins so cute!
  4. eleGALA — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
    What fun! I love your example of how an indoor reception can be just as beautiful as an outdoor one. That space is fantastic and we love the pennant flags!
  5. courtney b — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
    i absolutely LOVE the colors. the photography is wonderful!
  6. Maren — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
    I think I just found my inspiration for my own floral arrangements! Are those in fact, grey billy buttons or craspedia? I have never seen that color and I LOVE it. Anyone have any ideas on what those are and where I can get my hands on some?
    • admin — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
      Hi Maren! The grey flowers are called silver brunia.
  7. Lena — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
    Love her causal hair and those gorgeous flowers! The tin cans are so sweet!
  8. Alessandra — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
    what a stunning bride!and the reception decor is ah-mazing!
  9. brancoprata — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
    I love that image of the main roon where they held the wedding meal... and the sweet details and flowers they use! Such an adorable wedding!
  10. Emily Heizer Photography — Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
    I LOVE the flags at the reception! So economical, so beautiful!
  11. Kim — Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
    Love the soft colors and brides simply beautiful hair. And also always love Lizelle Lotter's work!
  12. Mariette @ Vars Liefde — Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
    So glad you guys enjoy the details as much as I did! The fun and cuteness of this wedding captures Gielie and Ilana's personalities EXACTLY!
  13. postcards and pretties — Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
    I love how more & more proteas are being used in weddings
  14. WhoWhatLogos — Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
    Love the fabric hearts and those tin cans are adorable!
  15. Debbie @ Bridalhood — Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
    Wow, love the color scheme and decor and those beautiful florals!
  16. Kate/MagnoliaRouge — Sunday, April 3rd, 2011
    Wow!! There was some serious time that went into that bunting!!! Love the pretty floral fabric... and the flowers!! SO charming!
  17. The Memory Journalists — Wednesday, April 6th, 2011
    What a beautiful wedding! The couple looks like they had the time of their lives! The photographer captured their authentic blissful moments. So amazing! Made my day!
  18. Kelly — Thursday, April 7th, 2011
    Love the bride's earrings.. do you know where it is from or what brand? thx
  19. Naomi — Tuesday, April 12th, 2011
    Love this wedding! Lace around the tin cans!
  20. Chantel — Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
    Beautiful! Do you know who did the bride's hair?