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Vendor of the Week – Roomba’s @ Mt Aitken

by | Blog News, Bride


Happy Monday Dotties! I cannot believe how grey this Winter has been!

Rain, hail or shine once your wedding day is booked the weather will do what it wants. But a rainy, moody day is wonderful for the beautiful atmospheric images it produces. So get the umbrellas out and sing in the rain – after all it’s good luck isn’t it?  Check out the wonderful vendors we have in Ms Polka Dot’s Directory to help you. We have Entertainment, we have Bridesmaids Gowns, we have Cakes and Mobile Bars & Drinks Catering– we even have Photobooth Hire and Styling & Hire! You’re sure to find the perfect vendor for you.

Check out Ms Polka Dot’s Directory for wedding vendors who will love your wedding as much as you!

Photo one & two by Ashley K Weddings

Just 35 minutes from Mebourne is the rustic country venue of  Roomba’s @ Mt Aitken. Built from historic timbers and bluestone with collections of vintage finds, you may choose to have your ceremony outside in the gardens or inside the new ceremony room, with plenty of space for festive dining and a dance floor for your guests to boogie the night away. With guest accommodation on site and wineries in the area to visit, you have everything at your fingertips for a great wedding day.

We asked Simone of Roomba’s @ Mt Aitken five questions in five minutes:

What is your favourite after five drink?

A nice glass of good quality Sauv Blanc.

Your favourite weekend getaway?

Our holiday place in Torquay.

Favourite restaurant?

Haven’t been out in a while but at present Woodstock in Essendon for a nice Italian pasta.

What can we find you eating for breakfast on a Sunday morning?

Coffee coffee coffee I have three kids aged three and under.

Your favourite wedding story?

When one of our bride and grooms announced their pregnancy during their speeches to everyone. Very happy guests!

Visit Roomba’s @ Mt Aitken’s page to find out more about our Vendor Of The Week. Roomba’s @ Mt Aitken is a member of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory.

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Snapshot Sunday – Catch Me

by | Bride, Snapshot Sundays


Image by Capture the Moment Photography

Caitlin & Josh’s Winter Pumphouse Point Engagement Session

by | Bride, Engagements


Caitlin & Josh

Tasmania is one of my very favourite places in the world and today’s stunning Winter Pumphouse Point engagement session makes the most fo that magnificent mystique the state is so very good at during the colder months.

The stunning Pumphouse Point hotel on Lake St Clair set the scene for Caitlin & Josh to spend the day with photographer Rosie Hastie. The shoot, a little back to front, took place on the couple’s honeymoon, pre-wedding!

Caitlin explaining “Just before our wedding Josh was told he would need to go to Iraq with the Army shortly after our wedding so we switched it up and took our honeymoon first, in Tasmania. Our pre-wedding honeymoon photo shoot wasn’t something we planned or expected to do. My beautiful maid of honour gifted us a session with the gorgeous Rosie as a wedding present for our time spent at Pumphouse Point at Lake St Clair.”

On how they met, Caitlin tells “We met on Tinder! I don’t think either of us were expecting to find each other that way but we did and it was so lucky. We often say there wouldn’t have been many opportunities for us to have met in our normal daily lives so we are really thankful we did meet this way.


Photographer: Rosie Hastie / Venue: Pumphouse Point

Romantic Bridal Styling Ideas In The Forest

by | Bridal Fashion, Bride,


Sometimes getting back to nature is what it’s all about and today’s romantic bridal styling ideas in the forest capture all the magic of the lush forest backdrop.

With the mist of the early morning mountain ranges Niki Photography teamed up with floral designer Studio Green Melbourne and hair and makeup artist Rachel Sloan with six beautiful gowns from Wendy Makin and Designer Bridal House that captured the ethereal femininity of Mother Nature’s backdrop.

The shoot was a collaboration of wedding vendors creating work they loved, Niki noting “I really wanted to work on a personal project – one that involved other wedding vendors (who are all awesome ladies) and also one that involved vendors that I had met over time. Most of us are Mums and found that we just didn’t have any “time” to do anything creative outside of our busy lives with kids. Once we found a date that we all decided to put our own ideas into the shoot. We had lots of beautiful gowns, and I told everyone else to just do whatever you feel like, what ever you love”.

How can anything but magic result from a labor of love?

Photographer: Niki Photography / Gowns: Designer Bridal House / Gowns: Wendy Makin / Hair & Makeup Artist: Rachel Sloan / Flowers: Studio Green Melbourne