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When it comes to weddings, we have a lot to say. We’re passionate about curating beautiful and meaningful micro weddings and elopements for our lovely clients. We’re just as passionate about offering advice and sharing inspiration. Read our blogs for insights into planning your own (tiny) big day that’s fun-filled and totally unique.

Marriage officers. What’s in a name…?

We're here to help! All marriage officers in South Africa must be sponsored and supported by an organisation recognised by the Dept of Home Affairs.  Traditionally the organisations recognising by the DHA were main stream religious bodies.  The result is that individuals qualified to legally marry couples are often from a religious background. South Africa has two main laws governing marriage: the Marriage Act of 1961 and the Civil Union Act of 2006.  The Civil Union Act enables the marriage of same sex couples.  It also opens the door for secular and minority religions to sponsor marriage officers.  Thus there...

A small wedding is NOT Plan B.

A small wedding is not a Plan B necessitated by Covid! Though it's obviously impacted weddings in many ways the traditional wedding industry was being disrupted prior to Covid anyway. Too many couples are locked out of marriage as they just can't financially, and often don't want to, bow to society's expectations of a big, traditional wedding.  The US wedding industry alone is worth a whopping 75 billion dollars per year so it's no wonder that it fuels the myth of a wedding day as 'the best day of your life' in order to sustain that.  Couples who don't want...

A word from Rev. Craig about your wedding ceremony

The Rev. Craig Morrison is our marriage officer and will create and a deliver a wedding ceremony that is uniquely you!  A motorbike riding, married dad of two adult children, Craig has solemnised over eleven hundred marriages! Let’s hear more from Craig… I am tremendously grateful to all the couples who have trusted me with making their #SpecialDay memorable and who have taught me so much.  I do a lot more than solemnise couples and register their marriages. The 'work' begins before the happy day by crafting a wedding ceremony that is uniquely perfect for them. I want the ceremony...
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