Articles by Purdey Lines

Your planning angel

Helping couples turn their dreams for their perfect wedding into a reality is what inspired events planner, Heather Angell, to set up Your Planning Angel in February 2015. ‘I didn’t have a wedding planner for my own big day’, explains Heather, ‘and it was a stressful affair from the very start, not knowing what I…

Catering for a delicious wedding

As you are choosing each detail of your wedding day, your menu must also be perfect and incorporate your vision. When looking at menu details incorporate what is in season and can be sourced locally as much as possible. As you work with your caterers to create your unique theme they will be able to…

South African dreams

Luxurious, exotic, and adventurous – A Honeymoon in the Western Cape has it all. With its mountainous ranges and sandy beaches stretching from coast to coast, the Western Cape’s Garden Route is famous for its vast natural beauty and its vibrant and cosmopolitan towns. The first, and perhaps most important, port of call on the…

Maid of (dis)honour

From fluffing the bride’s train and holding her flowers, to organising elaborate hen parties and attending numerous dress fittings, the role of a bridesmaid is not for the faint hearted. A time honoured tradition dating back to the Roman Age, the original role of the bridesmaid was to protect virginal brides from potential kidnappers and,…

Bridal bootcamp for the mind

With over 70% of brides embarking on a weight loss regime ahead of their big day, fitness boot camps and personal trainers are doing a roaring trade with body conscious brides. But with so much focus on looking good, it can be easy to forget to work on feeling good too. Weddings can be stressful…

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