Tell me about your The Beginning!
We meet when Louw was invited by his friend to my bible study. At the time his church didn’t have
one so he came to ours. 2 weeks after we joined our his church started one up so if it started a few
weeks early we would never have met!
We were just friends for a while and I thought Louw was pretty crazy but slowly I started to see his
caring and loyal personality shine.
When and where did you get engaged?
Louws parents live in the Netherlands and they came over to Melbourne for a few weeks in the
middle of Lockdowns in 2021.
His sister and her boyfriend also made it over from Perth for 1 week while they were over.
We had booked a family holiday away to Mt Buller and we were staying in a beautiful house backing
onto the merrijig river.
As soon as we got there Louw wisked me away for a walk and to explore the nearby farms and river
track. Meanwhile his family set up a camp fire and fairlights and champagne next to the river for us to
There was a giant bowel of whole walnuts there and Louw told me it was a South African tradition to
crush walnuts and share your feelings(which is BS but I didn’t know that at the time)
So he stared to crush walnuts and do his speeech and he got on one knee and opened up this walnut
shell that he had perfectly turned into a ring box. I was left pretty speechless and I’m a shock after this
What style/theme/colours have you chosen for your Wedding Day?
We have tried to go with the autumn colours
Deep green for bridesmaids and then native flowers and some pops of orange throughout it
What are you most looking forward to on the day?
The reception and getting to party with everyone. I’m also very excited for the ceremony as we are a
Christian couple and there is a lot of significance behind the marriage for us.
GET Canva! Has helped us with save the dates and invites and everything!!
Celebrant: our brother in law who is a minister
Florist: Family Friend
Dress Designer: https://madilane.com/
Suit Designer : https://www.bostonfinetailoring.com.au/
Dance Classes: https://www.riodancestudio.com.au/