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Nelis and Xandri had a beautiful vintage inspired wedding with pops of red everywhere from Xandri’s nails to the fabric wrapped around the trees. The details are all so lovely, and Lizelle Lotter‘s photography really takes our breath away!

Vintage Inspired Wedding in South Africa

We love the idea of a typewritten invitation! So cute.

Outdoor vintage inspired wedding with red aisle runner

Xandri’s favorite moment was walking down the aisle and when Nelis’s dad (who married them) said, “you may kiss the bride!”

We love her red nails and those hearts hanging from the tree!

The table assignments were typewritten and hung in assorted vintage frames.

Bunting decorated the reception tent, and cute little fabric hearts hung on each chair!

The lovely centerpieces included vintage books and pitchers and teapots filled with wildflowers.

Xandri’s advice for future brides is: Just enjoy every moment and treasure every bit of the journey – it goes by so fast!

Thank you Lizelle and congrats to Nelis and Xandri!!


Photographer: Lizelle Lotter
Venue: Beloftebos
Wedding coordinator: Danica Kriek of Beloftebos
Dressmaker: Chrissie Wallis
Stationery: DIY
Flowers: Okasie Hermanus
Hair and make-up: Lyritta vd Merwe
DJ: Hein von Solms, The Art of Sound
Caterer: Corneli de Villiers


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  1. postcards and pretties — Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
    Adorable!! Love seeing proteas used in weddings and those hanging hearts are just the cutest!!
  2. Kamie — Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
    I love the tablescapes!
  3. jacin {lovely little details} — Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
    whoa, serious details in this one! i love them!
  4. Claire — Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
    Those table assignments just blow me away. Absolutely LOVE!
  5. Rhiannon {Hey Gorgeous} — Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
    So gorgeous :) Every single detail!!
  6. Lena — Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
    Such a gorgeous wedding-I can't believe that amazing stump altar!
  7. Adorevintage — Thursday, April 14th, 2011
    This is such a sweet wedding! I especially love her vintage inspired dress!
  8. Christina Qualls — Friday, April 15th, 2011
    Beautiful!!!! Love the nails too, Im doing a vintage wedding and I just cannot find the right red for my nails after months of looking.... Thank you! :) Christina (
    • Christina Qualls — Friday, April 15th, 2011
      Oh I meant to add please let me know the brand and color you wore if you dont mind, thank you :)
  9. Amy D — Sunday, May 22nd, 2011
    What brand and where are the shoes from? way too cute :)