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I thought I’d start a bit of a showcase of blogs. There are some amazing blogs out there and I would love to introduce you to my favourites! So to start off the blog showcase here are some of the blogs I want to thank for helping me out when Polka Dot Bride was born!

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I’m happy today to introduce you to another bride Polka Dot Bride will be following over her wedding planning journey. Kate hails from Australia’s capital, Canberra and shared her story with me. Australia’s Parliament House located in Canberra as shot by nsgbrown “In a word I would describe both myself and my future husband (!)

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Paper Orchid’s divine cupcake cases have been doing the blog round for awhile now but I also love their favour boxes. The detail is just gorgeous and could be filled with so many things. Of course, I have to throw in a few shots of the famous cupcake holders too They’re almost too pretty to

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I’ve been following the blog of Perth wedding photographer Samm Blake for a little while now (note: if you have a blog do let me know, I’m a bit addicted!) I love Samm’s fresh take on photography and fantastic use of light and textures. So recently, I was very excited to see Samm win first

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You might remember the bride we featured last year- Abbey (if not, refresh your memory!) Well she’s coming back down to earth and I asked her about her wedding day in hopes it might help future brides! What was the best part of your wedding day? Besides marrying my husband, the best part was sharing

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I was excited to see Definitely, Maybe because Aussie expat Isla Fisher stars in it and I wanted to see her somewhere else than the shores of Summer Bay! Although a romantic chick flick, Definitely, Maybe was enjoyable for it’s real moments. Isla Fisher has been quoted as saying she likes the movie because there

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Linda Gorringe’s Annual Sale is about to start! Linda Gorringe Coco Running for 8 days the sale will offer discounts of 50% or more on all clearance stock (including sample bridal gowns, evening wear, jewellery and accessories) and 10% on all regular stock, including the full range of Couture & Ready-to-Wear Wedding Gowns, Bridesmaids &

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I love a big cocktail ring. There’s something special about wearing a red dress and popping on a big chunky turquoise rock onto your finger, or a simple black gown with a pop of an orange gem. I love these ones from US Jewellery designer Georgie Designs. The wire wrapping creates an organic look and

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I clearly haven’t figured out my decorating style yet because one week I tell you I love bursts of colour and the next I go neutral. But one of the schemes I really love is a room that is white- purely white with the only interest to the eye being the different textures. There’s something

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Michelle emailed me this wedding gown a little while ago and I fell in love with it! Anyone with a love of Polka Dots has to check this one out! Maggie Sottero’s Rasharna comes in All White, All Diamond White, Champagne with Ivory Lace/Topaz accent, Blush with Ivory Lace/Blush accent. It features Swarovski crystals, glass

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Whether you celebrate it or not. I want to wish happy Easter to all Polka Dot Bride readers! Have a lovely holiday with your loved ones and drive safely!

The Dummies series are famous for their tips and tricks on almost every subject. Weddings For Dummies did exist but being American based it didn’t have a lot of assistance for Aussie brides. So I was thrilled when I saw Weddings For Dummies Australian Edition come out! Weddings For Dummies Australian Edition has been written

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Peony & Plaid Paper adorn Presents laid out beside the Placecards which are captured by a Photographer who also makes sure to take Photos of the Parents ~ Preston Bailey created white twinkling trees to mark the aisle for a winter wonderland wedding. Gone are the days when tulle was the only way to decorate

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In my ABC Of Weddings: G For Guestbook entry I mentioned how you could get guests to contribute to a canvas as part of a collaborative art work. So I was excited to see the idea come to life on One Love Photo. Shawn and Owen decided to do this at their wedding and had

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I had some fabulous entries into the competition to win one of two double passes to the Sydney Ultimate Wedding Planning Party and today is winner day! The judges deliberated long and hard over the winners. The two winners, who with their guest will be spoilt with champagne, canapés, Bobbi Brown gift bags and advice

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