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I’ve had this photo by Jessica Claire sitting on my desktop for months. (I’m a hoarder, photos live on my desktop for months at a time).Nothing says you have to carry a bouquet of flowers down the aisle. A stunning coloured feather sets off the Maria’s red gown perfectly in this pre wedding shot.Remember the

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DYMO, together with Polka Dot Bride, is giving one lucky reader a chance to win a DYMO LetraTag® Personal Labelmaker of their very own!For full details on how to enter, check out this entry

I love the magic of big gorgeous trees, the silent presence they hold over us. Saying such special vows underneath gives me tingles. This is the wedding of Amber & Mike captured by US photographers Next Exit PhotographyPhoto by Next Exit Photography

Here’s five fabulous polka dot finds for July1. Benefit Cosmetics Realness Of Concealness KitThis little kit is perfect to pop into your handbag for pre wedding parties and would even be a great addition to your wedding emergency kit. Features travel sized versions of Benefit’s best selling concealers including Lemon-Aid and Lip Plump 2. Peter Alexander

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Alto in Melbourne is the perfect venue if you want a New York loft style wedding.Located on the top of the newly renovated historic GPO building, Alto is in the heart of Melbourne city. Framed by floor to ceiling windows on three sides, the city skyscrapers provide magnificent views. Alto has an outdoor area and

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A fun idea after the wedding is to create a wedding time capsule of sorts. Possibly not something to dig a hole in your backyard for, but using a nice box, a place to hold some special tokens.Plympton White Leather Boxes from WhiteportYour wedding ‘time capsule’ could include A letter to each other for the

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DYMO has teamed up with ‘Clutter Queen’ Jennifer Humes to offer hints on how to get organised for brides and grooms.Here’s two of her tips– To help keep track of the landslide of wedding gifts you receive, use file folders and label them by category – gift cards and certificates, receipts, returns, etc. Also, consider

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Kennis & Jimmy shared their wedding photos this morning and Kennis was kind enough to share some of the ways she saved money on her wedding with Polka Dot Bride.“It comes down to lots of research. Luckily, most of the time, my job is not that busy, and I have plenty of free time to

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Kennis & Jimmy met at the local takeaway shop where they both worked. Jimmy knew Kennis was the one for him! He told Kennis he’d chase her. Thinking he was just being his humorous self, Kennis laughed it off. Eventually their boss took matters into his own hands and gave Jimmy Kennis’ number. Then the

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I love these gowns coming out of the US Spring 2009 previews! I love the focus designers are putting on shorter gowns. There were also a few one shouldered numbers and gowns adorned with bows and corsages. The beautiful flowing fabrics are very romantic and perfect for the warmer weather.Vera WangPriscilla of BostonMelissa SweetLazaroReem AcraPhotos

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Today’s Snapshot Sunday is from the wedding of Sally and Siva (which is featured in the current edition of Australian wedding magazine Real Weddings). Captured in Western Australia, I’m beginning to think there’s something in the water over there!Photograph by Natasja Kremers of NK Photography

On Love Love is a mighty power, a great and complete good. Love alone lightens every burden, and makes rough places smooth. It bears every hardship as though it were nothing, and renders all bitterness sweet and acceptable. Nothing is sweeter than love, Nothing stronger, Nothing higher, Nothing wider, Nothing more pleasant, Nothing fuller or

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Toffee apples – who doesn’t associate these with childhood memories of fairs and fun and sun, crunching into their golden or red exteriors – that contrast of slightly sour apples and the sticky sweet toffee.Toffee apples are an unusual and fun addition to the tables at the reception, set sedately at each place setting ready

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Here’s a few selections to inspire you for the special dance between father and daughter.Although I tried to make some different choices, I couldn’t resist the old classics! 

Image courtesy of Real Weddings MagazineThere is a beautiful wedding in the latest edition of Real Weddings where the bride put each table’s guest list into a different silver frame and hung them together on a wall. The best part about silver frames is that they can be re-used in your home or given as

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