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Today’s session is so full of beautiful colour and life! All the way from North Carolina, it’s the engagement session of Janelle and Bryan- two school teachers! Bryan proposed to Janelle with a treasure hunt that led to her two favourite things- skittles and diet Sundrop…and an engagement ring! Naturally, the couple payed homage to

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How beautifully sunny is today’s wedding? Just the thing for a cold July day! I love how Claire and Chris spent the day together – makes for an intimate and relaxed feeling! The ceremony and reception were held in the Lavender Courtyard of the Canberra Hyatt Hotel. Claire says “We wanted to have a gourmet

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Claire and Chris Today’s wedding comes straight from the nation’s capital – Canberra! It takes place at the Canberra Hyatt Hotel and combines all the Australian elements I love – including a barbecue in the garden! Today’s couple Claire and Chris put some very special personal touches on their wedding day and I am so

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Photo by Elizabeth Messina via Kiss The Groom from Sasha Souza Events Empty picture frames are a fun and simple idea for adding pizzazz to your wedding décor. Find them at outdoor markets, garage sales, vintage shops – it doesn’t matter if they are a little the worse for wear. Collect them in all sorts

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One of the greatest joys I have with Polka Dot Bride is getting to know businesses and the talented individual behind them. Granine first came onto my radar last year with a different business, then she told me about her plans for a brand new exciting venture. The exciting venture launched a few weeks ago,

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This post is long overdue! So many exciting events are coming up and so many exciting developments have taken place! I wanted to share them with you. Pallas Couture are having a sample sale! They’ll be selling off over 100 gowns at their Paddington showroom, some are able to be dyed and others are just

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How beautiful is today’s wedding? I spent a lot of my childhood in the country with rust brown soil, I can almost smell the atmosphere at Melissa and Anthony’s wedding! Location was particularly important to Melissa and Anthony. Melissa recounts, “We were looking for somewhere that could cater for both the ceremony and the reception. 

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Melissa and Anthony Good morning lovely readers! We’ve been a bit quiet on the Polka Dot front but we’ve been working feverishly behind the scenes to get some finishing touches and brand new features completed! Now that we have our brand spanking new site, I can show off some of the weddings that were waiting

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I must admit, today’s Snapshot Sunday of Sian and Barry post ceremony (see more of their wedding here) was chosen because that’s how I feel right now! Photo by Jonas Peterson

Jennifer & Stephen I was so delighted when I got a sneak peek at this engagement session. One of my favourite movies is The Notebook (romantic at heart, does that surprise you?) and today’s couple Jennifer & Stephen are also big fans of the movie! Photographer Tiffany Coker of Avant Images shares the story with us. “The

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Early last year, with glasses of wine in hand and minds full of inspiration a plan was hatched over a dining room table…. Feed readers click through! Today (tonight as I write this) we launch a brand new adventure. It’s a little more grown up, a little more put together, and a little more reflective

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Brides, this blog is yours, we hand it over freely to you! We’re not quite sure how this space will evolve, because we’re waiting for you to put your stamp on it! Share your wedding, share your problem or question, share what inspires you, your fantastic wedding shoes, your favourite heartfelt moments, that really hard

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The best advice I could ever give you is to take time away after the wedding, so really it seemed only fitting to add a honeymoon blog to our new site! Dream away the hours wishing of exotic locations, get travel tips, share travel tips, review your fabulous honeymoon and take us to new and

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We love our grooms and quite frankly, there isn’t enough out there for them (especially in Australia!)! Polka Dot Groom focuses on the guys, from style and fashion to tips & tricks, this place is purely for the boys. Share your stories, your thoughts, your troubles and how you navigated the wedding world! Need some

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We like to think wedding vendors can be pretty wise creatures and created Polka Dot Wisdom just  for them! As a vendor, you can write about your tips & tricks, what inspires you, show off your workspace or latest project, tell us why you were inspired to launch your latest collection. You can even connect

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