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Here’s a heads up on a few little goings on in the world that I think you should know about: Project Runway Australia premiered on Monday on Arena. The lovely Henry Roth (as seen on Polka Dot Bride’s Win A Wedding Dress competition here) is the show’s mentor. But a little birdie told me you

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I adore this sweet handmade bird cake topper from etsy seller Middleburg. Perfect for a spring wedding, or to fit in with the lovely vintage bird theme that’s becoming popular.The cake topper would work beautifully on a simple cake like this from Martha Stewart. Perhaps accompanied by matching blue ribbon or bunches of sweet flower buds.Or add

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You may have seen US photographer Critsey Rowe around the wedding blogs recently. Today I’m sharing some photos she emailed me of her wedding. Note: red shoes!Critsey and Thomas met at DWF- a convention for wedding photographers in 2007. Critsey and the German Thomas had a brief exchange over the German language (involving Critsey saying

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I love this photo. It has such intense emotion about it.Photograph by US Photographer Dane Sanders

Loving these vivid purple bouquets .      Bouquet by Kate Hill Flowers, Bouquet by Brides In Bloom Bouquets by Kate Hill Flowers

At 50,000 euros, or nearly $79,000, for a case of 12, the Perrier-Jouet has launched a new concept- design your own premium champagne!Launched last week, the concept takes the Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Blanc de Blancs 2000 vintage as the base, buyers will be able to work with the cellar master Herve Deschamps in a workshop

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Chocolates come in all shapes and sizes. Chocolate is ‘the food of love’. It is charming to include it in all it’s different guises as part of the wedding reception – especially if it is a favourite of the bride or groom. Chocolate fountain with strawberries for dipping from theknot.com, chocolate covered pretzels from theknot.comChocolate

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It’s been a little while since I’ve done one of these, but with the storm of wedding magazines hitting the newsagents (and my credit card) I thought it was time for another “Wedding Magazine Roundup” This time purely home grown! All magazines today are Australian!Bride To Be May-July 2008The nautical inspired cover brings dashes of

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Today I’m happy to have one of Australia’s best known shopaholics- Kellie from Never Shopped Out. Kellie’s site is like an encyclopedia for Aussie shoppers. Never Shopped Out features a directory of online stores, discounts, a rundown of international shipping agents, Australian Etsy sellers, sale calendars and even a blog! Kellie joins Polka Dot Bride

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Have you seen some of the gorgeous real life weddings around the internet? There’s some absolutely stunning ones. But definitely not enough from Australians! Well I believe Aussies have a great talent of pulling a fantastic wedding off and I’m inviting any Aussie out there who has had a beautiful wedding with lots of details

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