Welcome to The Pretty Blog!

We, Christine and Nicola, are the two girls behind The Pretty Blog. We both have a passion for all things creative, and of course pretty! We have proudly extended our well-known wedding blog, to now include all things pretty, whether it is home and decor ideas, mouthwatering recipes or pretty locations, we love sharing our latest finds, great products and exciting new service providers.

The Pretty Blog will inspire you with gorgeous, real weddings, homes and dreamy locations. We share helpful hints, DIYs and some great giveaways, recipes and styled shoots. Consider us as your one-stop-shop for achievable inspiration. Let’s face it, life goes on after you’ve said ‘I do”! It’s time to embrace your creative energy and start creating a pretty life. Happy planning and home-making!



team_christine1 Christine Meintjes Co-Founder & Business Development


Sam_ElephantShoe Samantha Schwikkard Elephantshoe
mstudio_mariaan_600px.wide Mariaan Lombard M.studio
susanbranddesign Susan Brand Susan Brand Design
tashaseccombe_tpb_lrg Tasha Seccombe Tasha Seccombe Photography
Lauren-kim-photoraphy-the-pretty-blog-contributor-2 Lauren Dold Lauren Kim Photography
Swans-low-res Anelle Mostert & Ella de Villiers Seven Swans
tdk_setup_med-18 Ilse van der Merwe The Foodfox
ClaudiaDeNobrega_TPB_600pxWIDE Claudia De Nobrega Claudia De Nobrega Photography
Yolande Yolandé Marx Yolandé Marx Photography
Charlene Charlene Walton Blankspace
MW-001 Melanie Wessels Melanie Wessels Photography
marselroothman_prettyblog Marsel Roothman Marsel Roothman Photography
Migneon-Marais-cape-town-wedding-photographer-001 Dehan Engelbrecht Dehan Engelbrecht
Petro-small Petro Meintjes Petro Meintjes
Jo-001 Jo Sobey life's story
Jenni-Elizabeth-Photography-9small Jenni Le Grange Jenni Elizabeth
Travel_Photography_Germany_Amsterdam_Paris_Catherine_Mac_Photography_Wedding_Photographer_0190 Catherine Mac Catherine Mac Photography
_MG_4502 Anzel van Biljon White Kite Studio
Diane-small Diane Gush Bells & Whistles
Nelia-small Nelia Kennedy Nooi Kreatief
DSC_0172 Renée De Waal Interior Creators
DSC_0198-1 Janel Nell Interior Creators

Become a Contributor

We’re always looking for creative souls. If you would like to become a regular contributor for to The Pretty Blog, please let us know.
    (This is so we know if you need to be connected to a photographer)


Are you a creative spirit with a passion for pretty things? We are regularly embarking on new adventures and expanding our horizons. Our team grows every year and we’re constantly on the lookout for new faces and fresh talent to join our family, so keep watching this space. We will share any open positions here.

Unfortunately, we do not have any positions open at the moment, but if you think you are a perfect match for our team and you can’t resist to let us know about your awesomeness, please send us an email.


Thank you to every print publications, web feature and television production that has featured The Pretty Blog.

We’re happy to share some of these moments below.

Web Features

  • png Wedzu
    Chosen as one of the Wedzu Guest Curators
    September 2012
  • png-1 101 Pretty Printables
    Our Printable DIY’s were featured on Everything Etsy.
    July 2011
  • png Top Ten Wedding Blogs
    We we're rated as on of the top 10 Wedding blogs by Complete Wedding.
    March 2011
  • 100 Top 100 Wedding Blogs
    "This is the ultimate bridal resource for finding tips, trends, advice and inspiration from the most popular wedding on the web." And we are included in the list!
  • huffington The Huffington Post
    We have made numerous appearances on this popular website.
  • woman24 Define your wedding style!
    Our advice on how to define your wedding style was featured here.
    April 2013

Print Features

  • Sarie Cover Sarie Bruid
    "Die Liefde Blom" - A styled shoot created by The Pretty Blog
  • Fair Lady Cover Fair Lady
    We were included in "The Bloggirls' Gush List".
    Summer 2011/2012
  • visi cover Visi Magazine
    Design 2.0 - How the internet and blogs have influenced design.
  • beeld Die Beeld – Pols
    "Die fraai Revolusie" / "The Pretty Revolution"
    October 2010
  • southafrican The South African
    "Top Wedding Trends in South Africa" article in UK Newspaper.