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Workshop | Bad Ass Bosses: Business Strategies for 2017

Earlier in the year Hooray held it’s very first workshop, and what a success it was. We had an overwhelming response and realised quickly that there is a whole community of solo entrepreneurs out there, just like us, trying to keep up with the big scary world of business. In most cases your skill (the […]

Non-cheesy Father-daughter Dance

So, it’s time to pick a father-daughter dance song. But, what to choose? What to choose? Should you go with the same song that your cousin Sandra used at her wedding a few years ago? It went down pretty well. What was it called again? Or maybe that age-old classic Butterfly Kisses? It’s a cliché […]

Guest Post | Invitation Etiquette

So you’re engaged! You’ve set your date, booked your venue, set up meetings with your vendors and started planning the details of your wedding day. Good going! Now you need to let your guests know about your wedding day. This can be a rather daunting task with almost everyone having an opinion on the “right way” to […]

Welcome | Hooray Interns

With Christy having just had a baby and Derryn about to take leave after a hectic wedding season, Hooray Weddings is very excited to announce the addition of two new team mates – Candice & Sasha – our winter interns. Both ladies caught our attention with their love for weddings. It was very clear upon meeting […]

Hooray Advice | How to be a bridesmaid

So pretty much the first thing your bestie wants to do once her hunky chunk of a man has put sparkly on the fourth finger of her left hand,  is to choose YOU as her guuurl, wing woman, or as Pinterest puts it, taffeta wearing biatch…otherwise known as bridesmaid. You share a little scream or tear as […]

Guest post | Blomme

This little impromptu guest post by the lovely Kate from Blomme is all about a little overlooked fact at almost every wedding; What to do with your flowers after the celebration is over?  You have paid for them and they are yours to take home, just 99% of the time they are in votives belonging […]

Real Wedding | Mountain Splendour

When I saw this image on Facebook, I had a million questions for the bride and knew that I had to get in touch. A non-traditional floral wedding gown, a marquee out in the fields with the Drakensburg mountains as the natural backdrop, burgers for dinner…  need I go on? With their quirky personalities, Lauren […]

HOORAY! We’re hiring | Winter Internship

As the seasons change and we say goodbye to long evenings sipping mojitos and welcome cooler nights in front the of the fire place, so we reflect on the past year at Hooray Weddings and make the changes necessary for growth. During winter, Hooray Weddings will become more than just a blog offering tit bits of […]

Guest Post | Table Layouts

So you’re recently engaged, you’re jumping from one cloud 9 to the other and can’t help yourself from gazing adoringly at the sparkling bling on your finger. In parallel to your euphoria however you feel like you have a million and one questions being fired at you with the constant pressure to make one decision […]

REAL WEDDING | A glamorous tulip affair

 The wedding of Erin and Guy at Hillcrest venue Camp Orchards was glamorous while still casual enough for guests to kick off their shoes and loosen their ties on the dance floor. With the bride wearing a Berta wedding dress and high flying tulips coming all the way to the east coast from Cape Town, […]