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Abbey is off to see her reception venue this week. The venue is a beautiful old country house with exposed brick walls. I’m really excited about the venue as it suits Abbey and is a blank canvas to work with! Abbey has also chosen her invitations this week- a lovely soft gold design with a

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Wedding season means weddings everywhere and celebrities aren’t excluded! Our Australian (and international) celebrities have had some beautiful weddings this year- we thought we’d show some on Polka Dot Bride! Amanda’s grand entrance. Photos from Home and Away website First up, a not so real wedding- the wedding of Peter Baker and Amanda Vale on

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Linda Gorringe Couture is having a sale! For two weeks only you have the opportunity to pick-up that fabulous Linda Gorringe Couture wedding gown at a fraction of the normal prices. Enjoy discounts of 10% – 50% off the full range of Couture & Ready-to-Wear Wedding Gowns, Ready-to-Wear Fashion, Bridal & Fashion jewellery, Veils, Fur

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It’s lovely to wear traditional white and ivory bridal shoes – but sometimes, something a little unexpected peeking out from the bottom of your dress can be a fun touch. Clockwise from top: Manolo Blahnik Kai Blue Silk Satin D’orsay High Heels, Christian Louboutin Pompadouce Satin Peep Toe, Enzo Angiolini Chalisilia Purple Pumps, Christian Louboutin

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Wedding season is in full force so Polka Dot Bride is slightly quiet at the moment! But don’t worry, we have a huge amount of great ideas coming your way very soon! In the meantime one of our favourite magazines Creative Weddings came out last week and we LOVE it! Some great DIY projects including

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Our feature bride Abbey’s wedding date in October is only 7 months away! Abbey is off to meet with the photographer and have a look at her venue (a beautiful country house) in the upcoming week! Abbey has done a lot of bits and pieces for her wedding which is sure to be an intimate,

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Manolo for the Brides! featured a funky bride dress up game this week- you can dress your model in Vera Wang! Sure to waste hours of time 🙂 Check it out here Vera Wang Spring Wedding Dressup

I came across this neat little tool today that helped me create this: You can create your own personalised images using anything from shapes, to words on coffee cups, or neon lights Perfect for a little wedding website touch! Check it out at http://www.imagechef.com

For the bride who wants something truly unique, and perhaps slightly extravagant, Oroton has released their exclusive ‘Marilyn’ clutch. Oroton has made only 100 of this beautiful Swarovski encrusted clutch (they say it has 2,000 black crystals) in a limited edition timeless piece- if you have the dollars, I think it’s perfect for a Hollywood

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Crystal Collection Loriblu 4147, 4149 $668 I love shoes- heels mainly, and flats too really (I don’t discriminate!) Xiomara is a Melbourne shoe store based in the bridal hub of Melbourne- High Street, Armadale. Their shoes range from the delightfully over the top, the girly to the simply sweet. Xiomara has unique and stylish designs

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Polka dot place cards from Carrot and Stick Press, lanterns from Pronovias via Brides, shoe from Sambag, ring from Tiffany, gift bag from Paper Source, cake from theknot.com, card from Tickled Pink Cards, bridesmaid dress from Group USA, bridal gown from Michelle Roth at brides.com, ribbon from Ribbons Galore, cake from Masie Fantasie, apron from

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A wedding can involve many many flowers. I love flowers and am personally a big fan of the real thing! (The ‘silk’ vs ‘real’ debate can be left for another time!) The typical arrangements of flowers used for a wedding are: Bridal Bouquet Pretty rose bouquet designed by Best Buds Bridesmaid’s Bouquets The bridesmaid’s bouquet

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My friend Abbey is getting married next year and admits to being a bit clueless- as she said to me today ‘it’s my first wedding!’ the talk of circular veil with gathers, the photography packages, the choices of venues appears to be driving her a bit nutty. So Abbey agreed to be part of Polka

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Shelia Marie dress in Spring Song Spring weddings invite beautiful imagery of luscious blooms, fresh sorbet colours like pale green, soft pinks and buttery yellows. A spring wedding calls for a fresh take on a bridesmaid dress. Alice dress in Green Stripe Lazybones is an Australian business started by Tracey Hocking- what began as pyjamas

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Melbourne photographer Wildberry have launched a new gorgeous website! More brides to look at, more photos to drool over! Check out Vanessa’s blog too- a frequent read for me! Check it out at http://wildberry.com.au/