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2017 – A year of lightness

So it’s the end of January already and I won’t lie to you, 2017 started off a little heavy. I came back from a blissful 3 week holiday and digital detox, but fell straight into a whirlpool of anxiety the moment I got back. 2017 is scaring the hell out of me right now, and here’s the reason why … change. a This year is going to be a year full of big changes for both my business and myself. I can’t tell you too much about it just yet, but I can tell you that it’s making me feel pretty emotional....

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The 6th Pink Party felt like coming home!

One year, six workshops, and I couldn't have asked for a better showstopper than this. The last 13 months has been an incredible adventure, with 108 (yes) women joining me for this special experience. I'm finished, empty and I've given it my all, but my heart is full in knowing that all of these women left with something valuable. I made new friends, connected creatives, and truly feel like this has become a community of professional women that are going places! a Three of these six workshops were held over the last two months, and to be honest, it was exhausting. I...

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The Pink Party Workshop goes tropsi in Durban

I can hardly believe it, but it's already been one year since I launched the first ever Pink Party workshop in the Western Cape. Since then, 80 awesome girlbosses have taken part in this experience in both Gauteng and Cape Town, and I've been privileged to see so many businesses completely transform for the better. What started as a simple idea to help more people understand branding and online marketing, blossomed into a beautiful sought after workshop for creative entrepreneurs that want to take their brands to the next level and beyond. a The Pink Party is a beautiful 3 day workshop focussed...

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Dehan and Roelandi’s chic green bushvelt wedding

So I'm obsessed with this new venue in the northern part of South Africa! Bordeaux Game Farm was the perfect backdrop for Dehan and Roelandi's celebration of love, plus their predominantly green colour palette has me weak in the knees. I've been working with Dehan over the last year on so many shoots, and it was my way of saying thank you by making them some wedding stationery pretties! We went for a super simple, single colour design with delicate leaves and textured paper. Please do yourself a favour and have a look at the full wedding on talented Nadine Aucamp's website....

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Zesty Kitchen Tea Favour Tags

June and July are the gloomiest, coldest months in South Africa, so here’s a bright homemade idea to zest up a winter bridal shower! I love seasonal citrus and this is a really great favour idea that is cheap and easy to make, perfect for a winter celebration. A citrus theme can also do for fabulous décor and food, combined with sharp geometric shapes and gorgeous winter flowers like yellow, pink and white tulips. a I used the yellow from lemons and the pink from grapefruits as the colour palette to create these favour tags. It’s as simple as putting a lemon, some...

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The Pink Party Workshop goes to Gauteng

So it's finally time to blog the first ever Pink Party Workshop in Gauteng! I've been on the edge of my seat waiting for THIS VIDEO by Mighty Fine Productions, and I'm mighty pleased to share this with you today. :-) The video will give you a beautiful overview of what this workshop is all about, but I also want so share some of these amazing pictures by Marsel Roothman. a For those that still don't know, the Pink Party is an intensive crash-course in business planning, branding, marketing and community building for creative entrepreneurs, all in a beautiful environment. As creatives, we all...

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Wikus and Danelle’s botanical wedding in Greyton

A botanical theme is a dream wedding stationery job, and on top of that The Oaks Estate (owned by the Bride's family) was a spectacular venue for this wedding. Every table was a different flower/illustration, with matching name/menu cards and table numbers. It was my first wedding working with Elizabeth from Bonton Events and the dress is from a current branding client, White Lilly Bridal. a To see more photos from this wedding visit the Lad and Lass website. Well done on this one Emma and Dyl, I love the pictures! a ...

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The second Pink Party Workshop at Landtscap

Pink is a colour that combines red and white. Red represents the need for action and success, while white offers insight, clarity and a "fresh start". Overall Pink is a positive colour that stands for energy, hope and kindness, and puts all of us in touch with the nurturing side of ourselves, through either the need to receive or the need to give. a As a side-venture to White Kite Studio stationery design and branding, I've launched a revolutionary new workshop for creative entrepreneurs on branding, online marketing and community building. The first ever Pink Party took place in October 2015, and...

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Efurds in Africa!

This wedding has a special place in my heart. It was the first time that I got to work with the amazing Nikki from Bride Sidekick and this bride was simply the sweetest! Dominique's an athlete that went to the US to chase a dream, which is also where she met her sweetheart Cameron. Just enjoy these pictures, the people and decor are all equally beautiful! You can see more of Cam and Dom's wedding on Jenni Elizabeth's website. a ...

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