The sheer amount of decisions, arrangements, logistics and paperwork involved in planning a wedding is enough to send the most relaxed bride into a tizzy. Want to keep yourself cool, calm and collected? Hire one of these professional wedding planners to take care of the nitty-gritty and ensure things run smoothly on your special day.
Dream Canvas Events
Dream Canvas Events is a team of Pretoria-based wedding planners and florists who understand that brides become overwhelmed – and grooms are often forgetful. Take the worry and stress out of wedding planning and get in touch with Dream Canvas Events; this team of professionals takes care of everything from vendors to venue décor to seating arrangements.
Dream Canvas Events can tailor your wedding planning package to suit your specific needs, but also offer a basic package starting at R3 000. Fill in the online enquiry form on their website for the quickest and most detailed response from this established wedding planning company.
Details: Griffiths Street, Equastria / 072 765 8451 / www.dreamcanvasevents.co.za
Love Beloved Weddings and Events
Certified wedding planner and coordinator Coreen Pottas is the owner and manager of Love Beloved Weddings and Events. She also specialises in floral arrangements and décor. As a wedding coordinator, she has first-hand experience of how stressful and time-consuming wedding planning can become. Coreen works closely with couples to support them in planning their dream day.
Coreen aims to provide her brides and grooms with a shortlist of suppliers who can meet their requirements to allow the soon-to-be happy couple to spend their time and energy only on the important and final decisions. Her services and packages include a consulting package, a partial package, a full planning package, a “Day Of” package as well as flower and décor design services.
Details: Irene / 083 727 6797 / www.lovebeloved.co.za
Beatrix Events offers turnkey wedding solutions. This event planning company boasts an extensive wedding planning portfolio and brings innovative ideas and reputable industry suppliers to the table. You can rest assured that, at Beatrix Events, the heart of a bride is well understood and planning a streamlined wedding day is of paramount importance.
From concept to execution, Beatrix Events has been part of more than 300 weddings. The wedding planners at Beatrix Events are sticklers for detail and focus on the nitty-gritty of your wedding day – allowing you and your future hubby to spend your energy on enjoying your big day. Beatrix Events guarantees a unique wedding planning package that is delivered with tenacity, enthusiasm and outstanding service.
Details: Centurion / 082 773 7595 / www.beatrixevents.co.za
The Wedding Concepts team can help you plan every detail of your dream wedding, so all you have to worry about is relaxing! Renowned as the country’s premier wedding planners, Wedding Concepts is a full-service wedding planning business. From concept design and venue selection to supplier selection and personalised stationery, as well as coordinating a streamlined order of events on the big day, Wedding Concepts does it all.
With a team of internationally experienced event coordinators on board, you are guaranteed the design and management of a sophisticated, on-trend, tailor-made marriage celebration. Expect to work with creative professionals who deliver European style and standards of service that echo a true passion for Africa.
Details: Available countrywide / 021 426 5783 / weddingconcepts.co.za
Absolute Perfection is a high-end, fine art wedding design company specialising in complete event styling and coordination, largely for luxury South African safari destination weddings. Absolute Perfection assists not only with styling your wedding reception but provides advice, from start to finish. As professional designers, Absolute Perfection draws inspiration from a passion for life and all things beautiful.
The team of designers at Absolute Perfection pays expert attention to quality and detail and combines colours textures, patterns and concepts to create truly unique, memorable occasions. Absolute Perfection guides you in selecting leading industry suppliers, event layout, custom lighting, specialty linen, furniture and props that will give your wedding ambience and character. If it’s a wedding celebration surrounded by African opulence you have in mind, Absolute Perfection is the wedding planner for you.
Details: Gauteng / 072 314 9347 / www.absoluteperfection.co.za
Blue Dragonfly Events
Blue Dragonfly Events is an events management company that provides complete planning solutions for weddings. Living up to their tagline, “Your dream is our goal with a deadline”, the team of event planners at Blue Dragonfly can help you plan a variety of wedding-related aspects including wedding stationery, venue decorations, guest favours, flowers and all things wedding cake. They offer experienced advice on these key aspects to help you express your unique style and stay within your budget.
Contact Christelle Hartzer at Blue Dragonfly Events to discuss your ideas and get the ball rolling on planning your special day.
Details: Murrayfield / 082 875 0127 / www.bluedragonflyevents.co.za
By Jana van der Linde