We are thrilled to learn that Monique Moolman was chosen as SA Weddings’ Bride of the Year for 2016. The Potpourri team was responsible for the decor for their reception at De Vette Mossel.
The past weekend saw twelve beautiful brides from all over South Africa arriving in bustling Johannesburg for the crowning event of the 16th annual SA Weddings ‘Bride of the Year’ competition.
The grand finale, took place at the renowned Tintswalo at Waterfall, on 27 May 2017. The winner, Mrs. Monique Moolman, walked away with the prestigious title, a R25 000 cash prize and a holiday and business class flights to Sands Suites Resort and Spa, in Mauritius worth R100 000 – courtesy of Air Mauritius and World Leisure Holidays!
SA Weddings Bride of the Year is South Africa’s largest wedding competition, with over 5000 brides entering each year. This years gala event unfolded at the ultra luxe- Tintswalo at Waterfall boutique hotel, which was beautifully decorated by Exclusive Hire, Upstage productions and Atomic Orchid. Upstage Productions set the scene with staging, lighting and sound – turning the venue into any bride’s dream day. The four celebrity judges were MD of World Leisure Holidays Ramesh Jeenarin, RJ Benjamin, Shashi Naidoo and Sabrina Kennedy. Event guests included premium event sponsors, celebrities and most importantly, the loved ones of our finalists. Upon arrival, they were treated to bubbly from Graham Beck, a Gin Cocktail courtesy of Wilderer as well as canapés from the talented chef team at Tintswalo.
Whilst our Top 12 strutted the catwalk with newlywed hubbies by their side, guests enjoyed a second round of gourmet goodness by Tintswalo served with a tasty Sauvignon Blanc from Iona as well as a gorgeous Shiraz by Vondeling wines. The after party brought about even more fun as guests treated themselves to the delicious dessert station created by Sweetly Detailed and the show stopping cheese table thanks to the very talented Maria from The Cheese Cake. Our guests were also treated to an added element of fun with the quirky photo booth by Yellow Lemon Photo Booth.
Our finalists were introduced to the audience by celebrity event MC, Graeme Richards, who was exceptional on the evening, entertaining guests with his quick wit and genuine warmth that shines through the mic.
We had the privilege of crowning the title winners:
Entries for Bride of the Year 2017 have already opened. Any bride who is getting married in 2017 should register on SA Weddings today to stand the best possible chance of securing their spot in next year’s BOTY finale and winning fantastic prizes.
For any additional information on SA Weddings or our Bride of the Year events, kindly contact Louise at email@example.com
Wat ‘n absolute voorreg was dit nie vir die Potpourri span om Charl en Renske se troue te doen by Down to Earth. Renske en haar vriendin Elanie het my so rukkie terug kom sien en ons het saam tafel gedek in die studio. En so doen ons ‘n pragtige stylvolle troue. En die bruid het soos ‘n prinses gelyk!
Ek wil net spesiaal dankie sê vir my spanmaat Rentia. Jy is my steunpillaar. Dankie ook vir Rhonley vir haar hulp. Wat so lekker was was toe Renske en van haar familie Vrydagaand by die Venue kom en ons drink ‘n glasie sjampanje. Dankie dat ons deel kon wees van julle spesiale dag.
Hier is nog ‘n paar fotos. Saterdagoggend was dit so dig van die mis. Later het die sonnetjie sy kop uitgesteek en die dit was ‘n pragtige middag.
Vir ‘n hele jaar beplan Gavin en Nina hulle troue en die dag het uiteindelik aangebreek! Heerlike troue pragtige dekor wat die bruidspaar oor ‘n jaar gemaak het. Heerlike kos by Down to Earth. Vir my was dit ‘n voorreg om hierdie troue te doen dankie aan almal wat my gehelp het, Rentie, Rhonley, Jurie en Jackie! Musiek deur DJ Andy. En hier word gedans en fees gevier. Die troukoek was stunning. Dit lyk soos ‘n regte boomstomp. Continue reading “Gavin en Nina se troue by Down To Earth”→