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I have been a bad wedding blogger. I have not even mentioned Valentine’s Day! (Admittedly because Mr Polka Dot reads this blog and I don’t want to hint at what he’s getting!)I love sentimental gifts- a long message in a card, a box of heart cupcakes or a lovely little handmade ornament. But time gets

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Invitations often Include Initials and may Inhibit the Inventory of one’s guest list.~The dilemma about whether to change one’s initials (name) after marriage cuts into the very soul of who we are. Adopt a new name together Hyphenate your names She takes his name He takes her name Use one name personally and one name

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Haigh’s Ballotin Box comes in  Dark Connoisseurs, Milk, Milk and Dark, Cream Centres, Truffles & Dark Ginger varieties.Haighs are a truly delicious Australian made chocolate company. With a long family history they actually make the chocolate on their premises in Adelaide. After training with some of the top chocolatiers in Switzerland, Haighs has become an

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Happy Hour is often celebrated at a wedding with Hors d’oeuvres and Heaps of Hummus and Hot chilli in their Hands to Heave a Happy sigh of relief.~Choosing a hairstyle can be an arduous task- up or down, straight or curly! Then there’s the various accessories you can find! Ugh! Today I’m looking at all

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This is such a great wedding shot by capturingreallife – the sunset, the beach! It’s feels like a great celebration (and I love the neutral colours of the bridal party!)~You can check out Perfect Bound for my top registry picks! See the Polka Dot Bride entry here

Garters are often Given to Grooms, and Guests are Greeted by Guest books and Green Gowns.~I love a guest book, it’s such a nice way to look back at your guests’ well wishes and even memories. There are so many ways of collating guests thoughts nowadays!The Traditional Book Guest book from Kikki KThe traditional route

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Spotted this in Melbourne’s M Magazine recently and had to share!Melbourne’s photographers love to make use of the hidden lanes (often filled with graffiti) for wedding photographs (with stunning results mind you!)~Thankyou for beautiful comments that you have left me recently- especially those on the ‘It’s All About You’ post. I have been blown away

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Florists use Flowers as Flourish at Functions. Function coordinators often Find they’re using Fitness to get their brides into the latest Fashion after eating all that Fabulous Food!~Footwear is one of my favourite subjects, I certainly wouldn’t be Ms Polka Dot without my love of pretty heels!Choosing shoes for you wedding can be really hard,

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Sadly I received news that a much loved Melbourne bridal designer is selling her business. After over two decades in the business the designer has decided it’s time to pass it on to someone new.The good part is, they want it to go to someone who will love it like they do!The business includes premises

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Did you see Perfect Bound’s Registry Bliss week? She asked fab bloggers (like Blue Orchid Designs and Brooklyn Bride) to compile their ultimate wedding registry list- there’s some great stuff to be found!#1 on my registry? A Kitchen Aid Mixer of course!  Kitchenaid Mixer from Peters of KensingtonWhat’s on your registry? Perfect Bound is opening

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