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Cary and JamesI have such a sweet wedding for you today. Vibrant in colour and in soul! Cary and James were on a mission to make their wedding as eco-friendly as possible with personal, beautiful touches.Today’s couple Carey and James met at an indoor climbing gym. They quickly became climbing partners and several years later

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Last year, Choice Magazine (an independent Consumer based publication in Australia) did a survey on whether vendors really charge more for weddings than other events. We touched on this issue when I interviewed vendors, and wrote about it in February “W Is For Weddings- Behind The Wedding Word Part One & Part Two“. It’s an

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Last week flew by and I didn’t get a chance to do my usual weekly news wrap up! So what better day than Tuesday?A very resourceful and tireless reader has found a supplier of embroidered polka dot organza. She’d love to buy this for her wedding gown but the minimum order is 50 metres and

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On her blog, Vanessa describes herself as “a vintage girl working in a modern world” and I think her wedding to Chris completely reflected the perfect mix of old and new.Vanessa and Chris hired Kit Haselden to take their wedding photos for his journalistic inspired wedding photos. Vanessa had worked with Kit previously and has

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Vanessa and ChrisI feel like the luckiest girl in the world showing off today’s wedding! A vintage glam wedding taken into the 21st century with an elegant, urban feel to it!It’s the long awaited wedding of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory member Princess Cherry Pie & author of blog I’ll Be Your Rock If You’ll Be

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It’s a brand new week on Polka Dot Bride and the first Ms Polka Dot’s Directory Vendor Of The Week!Our first lovely vendor of the week is Follan Photography– made up of husband and wife team Andrew & Sarah. Follan Photography take beautiful images in a a relaxed and fun approach to your wedding day.

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I could be wrong, but I feel drawn to incredible sunshine in shoots lately. It’s possibly due to the fact winter is suddenly upon us and while I love winter, there is something about sunny skies in photos that give me a little relief from the bitter cold I already feel! (how odd, that on

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The more winter stretches it’s long fingers around us, the more I love looking at bright, summery weddings! I love the fresh blues Chenin and Nick incorporated into their wedding!Chenin and Nick traveled with their bridal party in a traditional cable car from Bauer’s Transportation.Guests enjoyed cocktail hour at the reception venue Corinthian Yacht Club.

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Chenin and NickOh I do like to be beside the seaside! The fantastically talented Nancy Liu Chin sent over this wedding she styled, of Chenin and Nick. I knew the fresh nautical feel was perfect to share with you. It’s not often we get to see a water wedding not involving sand and I love

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We don’t talk enough about beautiful cake on Polka Dot Bride. Yet I am constantly amazed by the amount of work and the amazing creations that come of Australia’s cake designers!One of the most interesting colour combination for cake designs is black and white- with two colours at different ends of the spectrum the designs

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Leanne and Adam had such a stunning reception! I can’t wait to share it with you in part two of today’s vineyard wedding feature! After photos in the vineyards, Leanne and Adam joined their guests for Campari and blood orange cocktails in the courtyard of their Tuscan inspired venue – Centennial Vineyards. Guests sat at

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Leanne and AdamWith so many vineyard engagement shoots of late, it must be time for a vineyard wedding! Leanne and Adam married near Bowral and their entire wedding took on a vineyard theme with rich grape purples and rust in touches.It seems only fitting that Leanne and Adam married in the Southern Highlands. Wine country

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Yiovonne and Boon WaiThere must be something in the water in Perth, because for the past few months, anyone shooting in Perth has made me giddy with wedding goodness.Jenny Sun shoots mainly in Sydney and Malaysia, but trekked to Perth for this gorgeous shoot of Yiovonne and Boon Wai. Yiovonne wanted something “warm, full of

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Sydney designer Helen English has always exhibited a certain element of grace when I have seen her gowns.She creates a beautiful sense of femininity while not being frou-frou. It comes into play through her use of ruffles, pretty laces and draping. Her soft lines hide a depth of structure, ensuring each gown complements the body

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