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Secret Bride’s Business is a new Sydney event just for the bride to be and her girlfriends and is set to be a great day of wedding bliss for Sydney brides!Held at the luxurious Shangri-La hotel, Secret Brides’s Business had brought together some top names in the Sydney wedding industry to make planning your wedding

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I’m always on the lookout for beautiful Australian native bouquets so when I stumbled across the wedding of Hans and Anke on photographer Scott Carle’s blog I was thrilled!Not only was the wedding beautiful (the couple wed at sunrise and came all the way from Germany for an Aussie wedding) but I just love the

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Polka Dot Bride readers know I love a good wedding movie. I never expect them to change my life, to teach life lessons or to have a heavy moral ending. But I was apprehensive to see Bride Wars, I’d read one review which said the movie put women back 40 years!The movie starts off with

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Don’t forget to enter the Planet Cake/Polka Dot Bride Win Your Dream Wedding Cake. You can win a cake valued at $1500 created by one of Australia’s leading cake studios!If you haven’t received a response to your entry, or are having trouble converting it a computer file. Please email mspolka (at) polkadotbride.com.au (Don’t forget to

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Earlier today I shared the first part of Kate & Scott’s Yarra Valley wedding, captured by Robert Hock Photography. Now it’s time for gorgeous ceremony and reception! The couple originally planned to elope or have a destination wedding, but were so inspired by resources they found online they decided to share the occasion with their

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Kate and Scott included all of their family in their wedding!I’m excited to share with you the first real wedding for 2009! This wedding is the beautiful wedding of Kate and Scott who married on AFL grand final day (otherwise known as September 27th, 2008!) in Victoria’s wine region- the Yarra Valley.Kate and Scott’s wedding

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Photo by James CridlandIt’s Australia Day today!It means I will probably be eating a lot of thesePhoto by Gaetan Leeand these.Photo by CyronI’ll be laughing with Mr Polka about how he cooks on the BBQ when he attempts to prepare thesePhoto by Tony Austinand these (have to have lamb! Sam says so).Photo by missbossyOf course

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I love the tense anticipation as captured by DeRay Simcoe in Katie’s face as she waits in the car to wed Michael (See more from their wedding here)Photo by DeRay Simcoe

Entries to win a Planet Cake wedding cake worth $1500 will close on February 13th. If you’re Australian, this competition is too fabulous to miss! Planet Cake has provided a large selection of templates to get your creative juices flowing! Check out the original entry here for more!

In the language of flowers, carnations mean “divine love” and the carnation is truly a flower I’ve come to love. The old fashion fluffiness, the sweet, soft look to them makes them them an unexpected but brilliant choice for your wedding day.My tip? Stick to one shade and pack them tightly!L-R Real Simple, Pronovias via

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It’s a talented blogging community this wedding one! There are amazing photographers, artists, writers- you name it! Here are a few recent (and not so recent!) developments of some of your favourite bloggers!Of course everyone spoke about this last year, but being in the middle of Groom’s Month at the time I was a little

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modernromancepdx on etsy creates the most gorgeous handmade wraps, jewels veils and flowers for weddings. Inspired by the fashions of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Christine creates pieces that are dramatic and feminine with a vintage flair. I particularly love the pearl and ribbon headband.

Have you thought of not giving your guests a wedding favour on the day of the wedding? A shocking idea? Maybe! But what about thinking a little differently?But consider this! If you are going overseas for your honeymoon, what about bringing back a small easily packed gift from the country you are visiting and include

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Have you started your Win Your Dream Wedding Cake entry yet?To celebrate Polka Dot Bride’s second birthday, Planet Cake is giving away a wedding cake worth $1500! Check out the post here for full details on how to enter!

Australian maternity wear company Sweet Lily Maternity has launched Maternity Bride for the bride who is marrying with a little someone extra! Created in Australia, the flow-y soft gowns create an elegant look for a blooming bride, using fabrics such as satins and silks and details like ruffles and pearl drops. The gowns can be

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