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A most beautiful green with a hint of blue, rich and vibrant, and fresh as a shady tree on a hot summer’s day. Combine with black and white –       pebble colours and ivory –       purples and lavenders and touches of purple blue –       green-y citrus yellow and deep blue green –       deep teal, mid teal

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Cosmopolitan Bride Spring/Summer 2009 Lovable Bits: – “Highland Fling” Fashion feature on page 86 – “The 10 Questions You Have To Ask…” helpful vendor tips on Page 94 – Alison and Scott’s Thredbo wedding (and Rose & Ruby wedding gown!) on Page 130 – Kelly & Jaye’s Bowral wedding, complete with stunning ceremony in the

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The team at Melangerie in NYC always create such innovative and delightful stationery pieces. I really love the latest products they’ve come up with! The new genealogy chart or “Who’s Who” uses colours to indicate how guests are related to and know the bride and groom. It’s available in your custom colour palette and would

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Welcome back to part two of Satchel and Harmony’s elegant wedding celebration! Straight after the ceremony the guests crossed the street to nearby Seville Square Park for a cake reception! The couple created a kissing theme for their reception. Plaques were made by A Simple Impression with various kissing quotes. Each of the guest couples

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Satchel and Harmony I love today’s wedding! Satchel and Harmony, today’s Wedding Wednesday couple organised a slightly different format for their wedding day and I love how it turned the day into a beautiful relaxed celebration! The wedding was held in Pensacola, Florida and came after the couple met in college in Pensacola and fell

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We’re finally announcing the winner of the Win A Paloma’s Nest “Have & To Hold” Ring Bearer Bowl™ ! Congratulations to Jasmine! You have won your very own Paloma’s Nest “Have & To Hold” Ring Bearer Bowl™ ! Thank you to all that entered! Paloma’s Nest have just launched their brand new holiday collection, so

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I thought today’s post may be the start of a new segment on Polka Dot Bride. I’ve long lusted after beautiful table setting mockups but haven’t had the room or time to do it. The lovely Calli of Calli B Photography asked me if I’d like to see some of the tablescapes she had shot

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Today is a very big day in Polka Dot Bride history! I am so excited and proud to launch Ms Polka Dot’s Directory! This is a project that has been in my head for years and that I’ve been working on for months and I am so relieved to finally let you in on my

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I’ve been working hard the past few weeks on a secret project launching this afternoon and have neglected the many great things that have landed in my inbox! Here’s a news roundup of interesting bits and pieces from around the (wedding) web! Jessie at J Studios (who just launched her brand new website!) recently shot

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This shot by Susan Stripling has been stored in my reader for months. I just love it.. (see more of her amazing WPPI entry shots here) Photo by Susan Stripling

While common in America, (I believe the Southern region) the concept of the pre wedding bridal portrait shoot is almost non existent in Australia. The bride dresses in her full wedding day attire, with flowers, makeup and jewels and her photographer takes photographs of just her. Sometimes the photo is displayed in a frame on

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The inky blue of the midnight sky, or the tropical sea before a storm. – Combine with apple green and silver – With pale pink and pearl grey – With pale spring green, darker spring green and pearl grey – With pale pink, and mid pink and ivory – With watermelon, orange and hot pink,

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Yesterday I wrote about the new issue of Real Weddings Style. After saying I loved the “Country Spell” celebration, the lovely Meg emailed me the spreads to share with you today! What a lovely Friday morning treat! Not only is it a beautiful Autumn wedding, with French country touches, but the bride and her bridesmaid

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Real Wedding Style Annual 2009/10 Lovable Bits – Virginia and Maurice’s nature inspired wedding on Page 72 – Stacey and Shane’s shades of yellow wedding on Page 86 – Claire and Jame’s Great Gatsby inspired celebration on Page 93 – The country charm wedding of Pippa and Jaime on Page 161 – Gorgeous green theme

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