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Gabrielle and BertrandHow lucky are we to be in a country with such amazing photographers? Vanessa at Wildberry has been such a support to Polka Dot Bride since we started and her images? Well they always take my breath away!Today’s wedding takes place in a beachside suburb of Melbourne – Elwood! But the wedding is

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With most of Australia in the lovely state of “long weekend” today, it does seem a nice way to start a week off!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 the great businesses that support us!

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Marrying in Paris? Divine! Love the wedding of Genesis and Kevin via Intimate Weddings (see more here)Photo by Amy & Stuart Photography

I love the feeling behind today’s engagement shoot. It takes place on the organic farm where the couple married just a few weeks ago (Second Nature Organics) and their photographers (Feather + Stone Photography) excitedly let me in on the couple’s plans for their DIY wedding (words such as chicken shed were uttered!) I hope

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I must say it’s a little like Christmas this week with so many gorgeous magazines coming out! Bride Magazine came out yesterday and they sent me some of their layouts to share with you as a sneak peek! The sneak peek is by photographer Jonas Peterson and features the beautiful wedding of Cassie and Paul.

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Josie & SimonI thought today would be a fun day to share something we’ve never shared before on Polka Dot Bride – an anniversary shoot! There are chickens! And picnics! And cupcakes! Yes we have all of my favourite things in a sweet-as-can-be shoot by Canberra photographer Amanda Thorson of Thorson Photography.Amanda decided to take

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Hooray! It’s Friday! I have a bunch of news to share with you, so I thought I’d kick off the day with a Friday News Roundup!The winner of our Girl Friday Wedding Coordination Competition is Vicki comment number #28. Congratulations Vicki! We will be in touch with you soon!If you’re still in an’ entering competition’

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I love the idea of using a fun print for guests to sign instead of a  traditional guest book. Some of the “love” related prints make funky wall art on their own, so adding your guests warm wishes is just a really sweet way of having a long lasting personalized piece of art in your

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The girls at Real Weddings Magazine sent me over some sneak peeks of their new issue (out tomorrow) Click on each image to enlarge it.The brand new issue is “Secret Garden” themed and the girls shared one of their favourite weddings of the issue with me to share with you!Sarah and Aaron held their “gorgeous,

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Donna and GrantA beautifully simple and elegant Sunshine Coast wedding for you today! Lots of white with a splash of brilliant orange! I love the mist rolling in over the hills, something that seems to be appearing in a lot of Queensland weddings lately! Today’s newlyweds had no bridal party- it was just them, their

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Bethany and GuillermoI am thrilled about the two weddings we have for you today – both incredibly different and both full of beautiful, love filled details! This morning’s wedding  of Bethany and Guillermo comes all the way from the USA! It’s filled with the most beautiful shade of apple green, an art gallery and green

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Tanika and AshtonGood afternoon Tuesday! I love Tuesdays! I love THIS Tuesday most of all with a delightful backyard wedding from Michelle Fiona Photography. Michelle sent today’s celebration of Tanika and Ashton over with the most glorious details!Ashton proposed to Tanika while walking along their favourite beach, Ashton has magically put a message in a

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Polka Dot Bride Interesting fact #345: Posts about shoes get the most comments!Here at Polka Dot Bride, we all agree that this has got to be our favourite online shoe store Shoes Of Prey. We were pretty excited when we discovered the wonder of this website back in October last year. We were even more

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We’re going international with a Lebanese designer today for you! I spotted Hanna Touma’s work on the Wedding Inspirasi blog and was so inspired by the different, unusual gowns he created that I wanted to showcase hiswork on Polka Dot Bride today!Such beautiful vivid colours, a dazzling array of beading and detail, over the top

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Good morning lovely readers! Did you have a lovely weekend? Mr Polka Dot and I went out for lunch and I lapped up chicken ramen (my current winter addiction) What did you get up to?It’s time for this week’s Vendor Of The Week! Each week we pick a member of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory and

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