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Two Australian bridal magazines and two Australian fashion magazines full of wedding goodness out this month! One with a polka dot spread, my favourite spread of all! (What kind of Polka Dot Bride would I be if I didn’t admit to that?) Bride To Be Magazine May-July 2010 Lovable Bits: – “Peaches & Cream” styled

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Lauren requested a cream, chocolate and pink inspiration board for her sister’s beach wedding. Although Lauren’s sister is using dusty pink bridesmaids dresses (and I chose chocolate for this board) I think either combination can work. The chocolate and pink take on a rustic glamour feel when paired with the neutrals of the seaside and

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I love the sweet pink and yellow bridal shower I got in my inbox- why don’t we show more bridal showers? Send them! Although there’s no reason this couldn’t be a pre-wedding party for you and the groom (because who an resist that amazing looking food?) It’s the bridal shower of Kristen (from Kristen Steel

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Edwina and Daniel Oh I’ve loved today’s wedding for the longest time and I was so thrilled when bride Edwina (author of the blog The Weekend Island) sent it in! Simple, beautiful and elegant! Edwina tells the story of how the newlyweds met. “We met four years ago on my last night of work at

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We are well overdue for a wedding news roundup! Posting is a little off kilter lately as I have a lot of exciting projects going on, we’ll be able to share them soon! Here’s some fresh news from the wedding world! Let me know if you have anything to add by leaving a comment! Basilica

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In case you’re new to the blog, you may not have met my mother. My mother, the most amazing woman I have ever had the pleasure of knowing, often is on the other end when I talk about Polka Dot Bride (because Mr Polka Dot can only take so much, let’s be honest!) and being

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I have a very special treat today! Lisa from Culture Bridal Couture recently shot her gorgeous new couture designs and sent the photos for us to share with you! Her latest gowns were shot with a beautiful vintage feel to show off their vintage style  and Lisa shared her thoughts behind her designs. Lisa says

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Monday morning? It’s time for this week’s Vendor Of The Week! Each week we pick a member of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory and give you a little insight into their great businesses! This week’s Vendor Of The Week is Rita from Victorian florist Blooming Brides! Rita is a second generation florist who not only grew

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You have to laugh when a skirt is so full it stands up by itself- like these flower girl dresses from Terry & Melissa’s wedding (see more here) Photo by Angelica Peady Photography.

Sydney photographer George Fetting of Chiaroscuro Photography sent in this sweet shoot of Rob and Abigail. The photos were taken at Sydney’s Coogee Beach and Hyde Park and have a beautiful dreamy feel to them! Photos by Chiaroscuro Photography

Renee and Brett A romantic wedding for you today coming from Queensland. The wedding of Renee and Brett- elegant, romantic with a beautiful mist of rain. Renee tells us how the couple met. “My best friend introduced us six years ago, after 4 years of travelled back and forth I moved, so at long last

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Nicole and Josh Today’s wedding truly put a lump in my throat. I’m not sure whether it is the pure love between Nicole and Josh, the bundle of joy that is clearly already so loved or the sheer happiness of the newlyweds. You decide! Nicole tells the story of how she met Josh “Some mutual

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Billie completely stole my heart on a dreary grey afternoon last week when she sent me the link to the brand new stationery business, she and her sister have opened! Zed & Bee is the creation of Sydney sisters Billie and Zoe. Not limiting themselves to one technique, the duo look at each client brief,

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Amy and Jeremy’s reception was an absolutely beautiful affair held in a marquee at Matilda Bay Reserve. Amy says “Because I am a bit OCD about attention to detail I couldn’t find any venues that suited the theme we wanted, I felt that we would be competing with the wall colour, carpet, lighting etc.. So

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Amy is such a glowing bride! I am always struck when I see the newlyweds (or almost newly weds) looking just so insanely happy. Amy and Jeremy had a first look so they could take their photos before the ceremony. Amy says “I loved the first look because it let us celebrate with all our

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