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Inspiration, Events, News and General Pop Up Musings

Wedding planning overwhelm, it’s a real thing.

I’m not sure about you, but when I feel overwhelmed and/or tired I feel an intense need to do more! Because at the time fighting exhaustion with an extra hours work, last push or just one more thing ticked off my list seems like a super productive idea. In reality that 1 extra hour of sleep would probably make me...
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3 Mistakes couples make when planning a wedding

No matter if you are planning for 100’s or your celebration is on a micro scale - these are the 3 most common (and easiest) mistakes to make as a couple planning a wedding. So often the seeds of wedding overwhelm, stress and fatigue are planted right in the beginning of your planning journey. Here are the 3 Mistakes couples...
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How to be an Epic Lover?

The one thing I know from being married for 10 years and helping people get married for 8 or so of those years, is that the two main things couples fight about are sex and money (have too much there are problems, have too little there are problems). That's why I'm so excited to have Héloïse Haupt writing for us...
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7 Pop Up Wedding themes for 2021

You have seen our 2021 micro wedding celebration services of greatness, HOORAY, now feast your eyes on our 7 unique Pop Up Wedding themes for 2021! These are for all of our 2hr Pop Up weddings, most of our 4hr brunch or dinner weddings and are the looks and feels you get to choose from when booking our supplier friendly...
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What to do if your wedding dress doesn’t fit?

Your wedding day or special celebration has been postponed, you finally have your head around the logistics, YAY, you go to fit your dress or special outfit and it does not fit? Now what? Shock, horror, spiral of inner guilt and shame… instant google search for fast-track wedding weight loss? Nope, we aren’t doing that anymore! Downward spirals were last...
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no fear approach to wedding planning in 2021

2020 was a year like no other (I have experienced). I have grieved the loss of things I loved and even those I did not like so much. Celebrated the clarity and new focus with all the energy my little optimistic heart could muster… so why after an entire year of readjusting to ‘new normal’ did my first week back...
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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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Pop Up Wedding’s 2nd Birthday

Real life birthdays aren’t really on the top of my ‘like to celebrate list’. Business birthdays however are right up there with wedding anniversaries, the first day of school and world bee day. To survive in business is no small feat. To thrive in business is bloody impressive. To find pure joy, meaning, make money AND create significant change in...
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