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Inspiration, Events, News and General Pop Up Musings

70’s disco glam styled Pop Up

From the tidal wave of disco balls, our glitzy foil back drop, the sweetest cascading disco ball bouquet and overflowing champagne towers... THIS is what we call 70's Disco glam. Bursting with fun the Pop Up team set out to capture the true free spirit of the quintessential 70’s flower child balanced against our clean modern take on the glitzy...
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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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Your wedding plan B, Pop Up style

If you have had to postpone or cancel your wedding (OR are scared you may have to in the not so distant future) this is especially for you... Do you want to have a legal, responsible wedding without having to start planning from scratch, loose suppliers you love or the deposits you have already paid? And do you want this...
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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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Wedding planning in the covid-19 crisis.

To say last week was a shit show is being really kind. After last night’s presidential announcement of a 21 day Lock down, the panic seems to have deepened. In a week I’ve witnessed people act like characters out of an apocalypse movie (I reckon the cast of the walking dead have some legit sell-able ‘survival’ skills right now- let’s...
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Test in humanity – the good karma summary to survive corona

You came to this post because you wanted the quick version of how to survive, thrive and stay semi sane in this current corona virus chaos So lets dive right in. ⁃ You need to go slow to go fast. This means fighting those knee jerk reactions, actions or mindsets that feel so normal, safe and are/where so generally accepted...
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You may now elbow pump your bride – corona virus tips for couples

Depending on when your wedding is/was planned for will greatly change the level of warm fuzzy ‘oh this gives such great perspective to our day’ feels. You may have just had to cancel your day, have lost money or are exhausted from the constant barrel of messages being, asking you how you feel!? If this is happening you are probably...
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6 reasons why marriage is like recycling.

Pop up weddings are on a mission to become totally waste free weddings. We are super passionate about this and have great plans to start and enable new businesses that use the wedding industry waste, facilitating workshops, gifting our post wedding flowers, using locally grown blooms and and and… A few years into marriage and a couple of months into...
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Pop Up Wedding Team – Meet Juliet.

Hello, I’m Juliet. I am a chatty introvert; head-in-the-clouds romantic kind of girl and I am SO excited to be a part of something as unique and wonderful as Pop Up Wedding SA. I believe in destiny and if something is meant to be it happens with ease and no struggle at all. When Rebecca and I met we just...
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