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Inspiration, Events, News and General Pop Up Musings

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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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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Pop Up Wedding Team – Meet Rebecca.

I’m Rebecca. Hi. To me Pop Up Weddings is not just a cool AF way to get married, it is a way of thinking. A way of living and hopefully a way of loving in a more focused way. I started Pop Up weddings because things needed to change! For the couples I served and for me as a 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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Moving towards a waste free wedding.

What is a waste free wedding? I suppose that depends who you ask and what you see as waste? At Pop Up Weddings we feel strongly about not wasting big things like time (ours or yours), money (ours or yours) or precious head space (yours but especially ours - we have toddlers yo those things drain your brain like no...
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