Molenvliet – Stellenbosch
Isabel and Frank’s wedding was truly spectacular. Isabel works in the events industry and organised her own wedding. The details of their day were endless, and it was a privilege to help coordinate their wedding. I also assisted with set-up, set-down and the management of suppliers.
The celebration on Molenvliet started with cake and champagne on the lawn. We had some nail biting moments transporting the 12 cakes up the hill, but it created such fun on-the-day wedding coordination memories. Later the guests were ushered down to the reception area for the festivities to continue with live music, drinks and snacks from the charcuterie tables. The whole terrace was draped in white fabric and created a dreamy feeling – true bliss. The team from ASAP staffing and Jovan were incredible to work with. They served with such professionalism – I could ask for help at any time and there would be someone to lend a hand!
I do not even know where to start describing the detail of the ballroom’s décor. Grey tablecloths with glass candleholders in different sizes, beautiful white flowers with greens in between. Arches against the wall with lights that made the wall come to life. Fabric serviettes with a custom print, folded in a specific way, and placed delicately on the glass underplate.
Annelie and Amri presented the food beautifully on the plate. Each table was served in true royal style, with the waiters coming out, and placing all the plates in front of the guests at the table, at the same time – wow! For dessert, the guests could treat themselves with traditional soft serve and could choose from a variety of toppings. There was also a barista making some seriously good coffee.
The thing that touched me most during these three days was their serving hearted family and friends. Each person helped and went that extra mile to make Frank and Isabel’s day so special. It was an honour to work with these wonderful, loving people.
Bridal party suppliers
Bride & Co./ Euro Suit – men’s morning tails 021 555 3538
Gelieft – Isabel & Rolien’s dresses (Teresa Joubert) 083 419 4538
The Style Concept – hair bridal party (Jonine van der Merwe) 072 244 9449
Michelle Schoonwinkel – make-up bridal party 083 367 9032
Marli Basson – Isabel’s hair & make-up 079 515 1304
Franschhoek NG Church (Joanine Gelderblom) 021 876 2431
Photographers (Rebecca & Bruce) 072 170 1890
DJ Chopper (Mitzi) at venue 072 290 1443 / 082 408 2406
Special Events – church decor set-up (Sylvia) 082 589 2220
Molenvliet (Lize-Mari) 082 330 3941
Staff/waiters (Jovan) 082 643 3665
Barristas (Stephan) 072 335 4177 (Kim) 082 444 0261
Caterers (Amri van der Merwe) 082 887 0833
Cakes (Hester Nel) 071 688 7004
Flowers & Draping (Anna van der Merwe from Robertson) 082 583 0537
Something Different Lighting (Chanre Hinson) 021 691 0562
Sitting Pretty – décor, champagne coolers and lanterns) 081 271 2392
Downing event hire – 2x oak tables 021 852 5405
Function Hiring 4 U – table décor, table cloths, chairs (Clive) 021 903 2537
A-Place – furniture (Leandri) 082 727 9996
Ten of Cups – furniture, cutlery, crockery, umbrellas (Gurton) 021 883 8328
Chairs for U – chairs at cake area 083 234 8337
Ayakhula – tiffany chairs (Fatima) 021 696 6789
Strawberry events – Hay Bales (Dayna) 071 685 9757
Spitmaster (JD) 072 433 6746