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I feel like I can smell lemons today- the fresh smell of lemon butter cooking on the stove. Which of course, brings me to weddings. The yummy, bright lemon yellow colour can be such a gorgeous addition to your wedding colour palette. Lemon Centrepiece from theknot A bowl of lemons, or lemons pulled together in

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I’m introducing Snapshot Sunday! Readers of Polka Dot Bride know I’m a bit of a photography stalker and know one good image can take my breath away. So instead of showing my favourite images all week, I’m dedicating them to Snapshot Sunday! Photo by Samm Blake I adore this little boathouse near Perth. It makes

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I love unique save the dates – best sent out a few months before the wedding (earlier if it’s a destination or a weekend where hotel rooms may be few and far between!). They’re also a great way to let guests know your wedding website for further wedding updates! Kate from Kate’s Wedding (aka Ms

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After a massive amount of votes here are the top three boards as voted by YOU! These boards will now be passed onto Henry Roth – one of the Henri Josef website designers who will pick the winner! We’ll announce it early next week! Here they are (in no particular order) Click on each to

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45 minutes left to vote… vote NOW! While you’re at it- do head over and tell me what inspires you!

I’ve been thinking a lot about the typical Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth & Sydney brides this week and this image stuck out to me. Photo by Vincent Lai It’s taken under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, but I wonder how many international readers might have guessed that? It feels like it’s our own little secret!

It’s been so long since I’ve done an inspiration board myself. Today’s is reflective of the weather we’re having here in Australia. A deep slate blue, white and a touch of latte to bring warmth. Almond Branches in Bloom, San Remy, c.1890 tapestry by Vincent Van Gogh from art.com, invitations from Artisan Press, flowers from

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Voting for your favourite inspiration board will close midnight on Thursday the 12th of June Australian EST! Don’t forget to vote!

World renowned french jeweller, Cartier has some stunning designs just for brides! Cartier’s Solitaire 1895 collection contains one of Cartier’s most popular rings (the Solitaire 1895 paved, pictured top left). Presented in the famous Cartier red box. The 1895 was designed in the year 1895 and created to allow as much light as possible in

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Have you voted for your favourite inspiration board in the Win A Wedding Dress competition yet? I tell you what, I don’t envy Henry Roth choosing his favourite! The votes are so close, so don’t forget to visit the entry and vote!

It’s been such a gloomy week it’s hard to think of marrying outdoors. But Scottish couple Stephen Tierney and Claire Tullan, from Scotland became the first to marry on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Although the bridge has seen hundreds, if not thousands of proposals, Tuesday the 3rd of June saw the first ever

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I find inspiration in many places- blogs (remind me not to go without reading my blogs for a few days 450 posts in the wedding folder alone, yeouch!), magazines, being out and about, baking, cooking, reading, talking to people. I never seem to stop thinking and I’m trying to slow down and enjoy the beauty

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Well it’s a Saturday so that means an easy day! Now I’ve been tagged by, Saundra of Planning…Forever Events with a twist! (It’s been so long, view her original entry here) We’ve all done the ‘Things you didn’t know about me’ but here’s a new one! Here are the new rules! 1. Link to the

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Have you voted for your favourite inspiration board yet? It’s so close! Voting will be open until mid next week so check out your favourite and cast your vote!

I’m not normally a big fan of gimmicks with restaurants, I like good food, good wine and great company. But The 100 Mile Cafe in Melbourne changed my thinking! The 100 Mile Cafe is based on the premise that all food and drink served in the restaurant is found within 100 miles. The wine list

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