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Emma + Fourie Mountain top Petite Pop Up

I think it is easy to look back on things and say that was easy to do. When actually the only reason it is now deemed easy is because brave souls came before you and did it first. Emma and Fourie were one of the many couples who had to change the direction of their wedding day because of the...
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Pop Up Wedding Planning

A small wedding can be a big experience! From white sandy beaches, to wine farms in the Cape. Or a beautiful bushveld wedding at the Kruger. South Africa has the location you've been dreaming off. How do we plan your elopement?: Our planning process starts with two introductory wedding consultations, with no strings attached! Together we go on a journey...
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What is a 4 hour Pop Up Wedding?

Our Pop Up's come as pre planned and fully functioning events that we host throughout the year. You can see what we did for 2021 here. And our amazing 2022 dates HERE! These micro celebrations come in a 4hr ceremony. We are going to dig a little deeper into what our very popular 4 hour Pop Up Wedding is. We have...
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Leo & Monique’s small Planetarium wedding

I’m not lying when I say, hosting an intimate wedding at the Planetarium has been on my wedding planning bucket list for years! On the 7 November 2020 Leo and Monique made this starry night dream Pop Up Wedding a reality. I had goosebumps as Monique, in her perfect black wedding dress, walked into the Planetarium dome to Elvis’s hauntingly...
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Does Pop Up SA support LGBTQIA weddings?

To be honest the fact we have to write this blog irritates me. Nobody has to explicitly state they work with straight couples, soooo why we are still in a space as a society and industry that we have to say we are fully inclusive is beyond me! That rant over, I would officially like to shout it from the...
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New Pop Up Services 2021

True heart centred business is about meeting people where they are and not where you want them to be. This is one of the lessons we shared in our 2nd Birthday Blog and pretty much the reason we have re imagined our 2021 Pop Up Wedding packages and services. We have heard you and are listening not only to the...
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Our space travel inspired business strategy.

As the reality that the wedding industry will probably be one of the last to reopen, really sinks in, we are channeling our inner scifi space geek (or were we just inspired by our Planetarium themed Pop Up?!) to explain how we plan to do things in the coming days/weeks/months before we are able to work, celebrate and love our...
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Joburg’s Rainy day Garden Pop Up Wedding

Blue sky’s turned grey, It poured, they promised forever and in that moment no one noticed the rain. Kirsten and Gavin celebrated their summer garden Pop Up Wedding in one of our favorite Johannesburg secret gardens. Beechwood. We had to move the entire ceremony undercover as it alternated between pouring and glorious sunshine all day - in true Joburg summer...
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Amber & David’s South African Bush Pop Up

Amber and David traveled all the way from Texas (y’all) to have their secret wedding and honeymoon adventure trip of a lifetime! They decided to scrap their original ‘big wedding’ plans because they felt like in amongst all the planning, they were losing the focus, intimacy and true meaning of the day, THEIR DAY. This Bush Sanctuary Pop Up Wedding...
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Clico Boutique Hotel Pop Up Wedding

Nestled in the Private garden of Clico boutique hotel, we celebrated our 2019 December Pop Up Wedding. A foliage full ceremony backdrop, popping with tones and textures. Clean lines and deep emerald accents brought out all the beauty this modern Johannesburg setting had to offer. Surrounded by big smiles, happy hearts and the people who love them the most in...
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