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Does this not look like a beautiful painting? It’s shot by Cliff Mautner and is from the wedding of Maria and Frank (see more here)Photo by Cliff Mautner

Tired of simple wedding videos? Make a production out of it like Brian and Eileen did! Brian & Eileen’s Wedding Music Video. from LOCKDOWN projects on Vimeo.

Editor of Australian bridal magazine Real Weddings, Kirsten Mackelden is doing a series on 9am with David & Kim on the tips and tricks of weddings.Bride Guide: The RingsBride Guide: The DressBride Guide: The VenueBridal Guide: Hens and BucksAll videos are now updated!Speaking of Real Weddings, this gorgeous Australian magazine just took out magazine of

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Earlier today I shared the gorgeous seaside wedding of Lea and Matt shot by Sugarlove Pictures. Now it’s time for the celebration!Post ceremony, the bridal party gathered for some photos on the deck and amongst the bushland.After a few post ceremony shots, it was time to head down to Coolum Beach for some fun in

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Lea and MattToday on Polka Dot Bride, Sydney photography studio Sugarlove Pictures have shared with us the beautiful beach wedding of Lea and Matt. Matt’s proposal was a grand one- a plane trailing a sign “Lea, Will You Marry Me?” viewed as Lea and Matt dined at their favourite cafe.The wedding was held at Coolum

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Peonies are a beautiful flower, one of my favourites!- their fluffiness and limited season makes them a popular choice for many brides and rightfully so. November in Australia brings peony season! (May to June for those in the USA!)Photo from Kate Hill FlowersThe peony is named after Paeon, a student of Asclepius who was the

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The Smock paper team has judged the Polka Dot Bride Smock Paper giveaway and has come up with winners!“We had such a hard time choosing.  Each and every person entered is so amazing for trying to make our world better.  Some made us giggle, one mom even gave me a great bento box idea for

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I’ve been scouting and saving photos for months. I thought it about time for another coloured wedding shoe post – to inspire you…and because I love them so much!Photo by Rae LeythamPhoto by Our Labor Of LovePhoto by Emilie IncPhoto by Kim LePhoto by Olivia LeighPhoto by Trista LeritPhoto by Christine FarahPhoto by Whitebox WeddingsPhoto

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One of the most delicious confections and so appropriate for wedding favours! Made by boiling sugar and water, honey and glucose, then adding this mixture to beaten eggwhites and vanilla, and beating for a period of time, and then smoothing this mixture into an edible rice paper lined tray, topping with another layer of rice

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I love this photo of Emma’s wedding by Jen from NK & Anna Rose Photography in Perth- it looks like Emma is about to break out in song- but she tells me it’s just a look of relief after two years of planning!Photo courtesy of NK & Anna Rose Photography

A gorgeous green and white polka dot wedding was captured by Marie Labbancz recently.I love this wedding- there were polka dots everywhere! On the candy bar, the bride’s second gown, the cake, place cards.You can view the full entries here Part 1, The Portraits, The Ceremony and The Party for more absolutely gorgeous shots (and

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Botanic Gardens of Adelaide – Bicentennial ConservatoryIn the recent inspiration boards I created for the Spring Racing Carnival, I used a lot of rose photos by Mr Polka, which led me back to our lovely walk around the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide, South Australia we took a few years ago. Not only is it a

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Rebekah at Beckoning Designs sent me a lovely handmade guestbook recently to review for Polka Dot Bride.An Australian owned and operated business, Beckoning Designs creates personalised, handmade guest books perfect for a wedding. Each guest book is made to order – each being unique and your own personal piece of art on your wedding day.Rebekah

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Don’t forget to enter the latest Polka Dot Bride competition where you could win one of two sets of Smock Paper Social letterpress stationery! Click here for more details!

The Bridal Wishlist posted about these beautiful wraps by Maria Pinto a while ago and I’ve had them starred in my feed reader ever since. They would make a stunning addition for a winter bride or bridesmaid. I love the textures and fabrics she uses. Check them out on the Maria Pinto website.