Frank & Isabel

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.

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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 suppliers

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

Braai

Strawberry events – Hay Bales (Dayna) 071 685 9757

Spitmaster (JD) 072 433 6746