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This is a special iconic wedding image to me. It was the first time I ever did “Snapshot Sunday” and was posted on April Fools Day in 2008! My thoughts haven’t changed since then, so I’m just going to re-post what I posted then! (I’ve also realised this photo is from Kristina of 100 Layer

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I smiled when this sweet engagement shoot landed in my inbox. It does have balloons, it does have suitcases (both of which I know are seen as “so overdone”) but there’s a reason sometimes these fun props exist. They add a little extra sunshine to an otherwise love filled photo. Have a lovely weekend! We

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I love weddings. i especially love weddings when they enlighten me to something new, a different way of doing things. While some aspects of this wedding are ones we see regularly, others are beautifully different. Last year I received this video and just found it again in my inbox- it’s from the wedding of Michelle

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Katie & Kevin I have a beautifully classic elegant Sydney wedding for you today.  No reception – just the ceremony. But beautiful, simple and elegant. Katie and Kevin were married at St Michaels Church Vaucluse with a reception following at the Crystal Ballroom, Luna Park. Kevin tells the story of how he and Katie met.

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Are you looking forward to the weekend? Although we’ve had a fabulous week here at Polka Dot Bride (with more to come) I really can’t wait! Our reader survey closes on Monday and we still have our $200 prize of a Baci gift pack up for grabs! If you haven’t filled it out already- could

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Katie and Morgan I’m so excited today! I have Katie of A Little Bird Told Me. So. sharing her gorgeous engagement party photos with us! Katie and Morgan decided to have their engagement party in their backyard in Sydney and the details were so much fun, so thought out and so beautifully crafted I asked

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I am the biggest cheese fan – give me good bottle of wine, a block of cheese and it’s the perfect Friday night. Cheese cakes are something I’ve noticed are popping up more and more as an alternative for sweet cakes. Big rounds of beautiful cheeses served with fresh figs, fresh fruits and beautiful crackers.Perfect

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Do you feel like you’d love to be a guest at today’s wedding? It has such a glorious intimate feel to it and so many beautiful details. I can almost smell that smell of the earth on a hot summer’s day when I look at Ellen and Simon’s wedding photos! The terrace was covered with

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Ellen and Simon There is so much heartfelt beauty in today’s wedding. A wedding planner in the USA recently told me Australians have a very distinctive style when it comes to weddings. I think today’s wedding is a beautiful representation of that! Ellen and Simon met while studying at the Australian National University, after dating

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Kristy from Imbue Weddings is always coming up with beautiful table displays and styling ideas so when she asked if she could share her Style Story with Polka Dot Bride readers I was more than happy to share it with you! Kristy is putting together a “Style Story” at the beginning of each season to

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In case it isn’t obvious, I really love polka dots. In fact, I also really love stationery (honestly even our Christmas cards had polka dots all over them!). So when a beautiful polka dot invitation lands in my inbox, I feel like I have to post it for the world to see. This pretty one

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It’s time to announce the winner of our Alannah Rose Stationery competition! Due to circumstances, we have had to redraw today’s competition! Our new winner is Rachel! “My fiance and I have our first baby due in a few weeks time. This year for Valentines day he treated me to a pregnancy massage and a

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The new collection Jason Grech White launched in December last year has a sense of the unusual about it. Gowns are dip dyed in a splash of colour and the flowing fabrics drape to create beautiful shapes. Photos by Andrew Maccoll for Jason Grech White

Like me, many of you fell in love with Yolanda’s wedding dress from her wedding to Ben we featured last week. Happy to oblige your desires for more images, the lovely Samm Blake sent over some more photos for me to share with you! Yolanda’s gown was created by Kevin Raphael of Galleria Couture Photos

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There are many reasons why this image is iconic to me. Many weddings featured in Martha Stewart take my fancy but this one did for it’s special touches (see more here). The collected, mismatched china, the flower fabric backdrops, the tea length wedding dress. So personal to the couple and so fun. Photo via Martha

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