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Inspiration, Events, News and General Pop Up Musings

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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Are Pop Up Weddings for broke couples?

There is this deep-seated belief in nearly all of us that screams “if it’s cheap it must be nasty” (and yes it does it in its outside voice while running in circles with its hands waving wildly above its head.) This type of thinking normally then leads down the rabbit hole of, IF it’s not cheap and nasty then at...
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The heart of our Pop Up Weddings

Pop Up Weddings are so much more than a way for broke couples to get married (read our blog post that debunks this Pop Up’s equal Broke hoo ha here) or a well-dressed wedding sausage factory (admit it you where thinking it, too) The true heart behind Pop Up Weddings South Africa is so much deeper than the pricing, or...
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Bianca & Henro’s Urban Adventure Pop Up

Bianca and Henro have both just finished studying civil engineering and wanted a celebration that was easy to plan (seen as they had so much on their plates already) intimate, focused on their marriage, with only a handful of their family present. This Urban Adventure Pop Up in the heart of Joburg city gave these modern lovers exactly this. After...
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