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Here at Polka Dot Bride, I love DIY, I love seeing what you create, I love getting my hands into paint and glue, I love seeing the results. But DIY for a wedding? It can be a little overwhelming, so we thought we’d create a space just for your projects, amazing, fun, creative styled projects created

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Emma of Emma Smith Stationery shared her favourite place with us last week.My favourite holiday spot is pretty much anywhere tropical. I love Fiji as I have two small children and it is great family value…..but we steer clear of the larger resorts and head to our little favourite island “Treasure Island“.It is quiet, relaxing

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Rosanna at Alexis George shared a little about how it works behind the scenes at their Adelaide design studio…“So Polka Dot Bride wants to know the behind the scenes of a bridal couture store like Alexis George? It’s about Service, Service, Service, and providing those extra special touches that mass produced (cheap imported) bridal gown

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Meaghan of Meaghan Cook Photography Boutique has just returned from Paris (where she shot a wedding!). I asked Meaghan what inspiration she drew from her trip and she shared this with me…“When you look at photos of something iconic all your life, sometimes the impact of it in real life wears off. I was worried this

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride 14th April 2009Lovely Polka Dot Bride reader Jaime shared the first DIY stationery project her and her fiance Ben have ever done together- their magnet save the dates!Jaime shared with me the thoughts and process behind the photos of their creations!“The decision to DIY our wedding stationery came naturally

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The girls at bridesmaid design house Ava Madison sent over some great tips to help brides choose their bridesmaid gowns.– It’s important to have chosen your own gown and the venue prior to sourcing dresses for your maids as this will often guide you when making choices pertaining to style and colour– As many brides are time

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Another thing I love to read about is a couple’s favourite memories from their wedding day. Bonnie of Amour Amour shared her wedding with us (see it here on Polka Dot Bride) and her favourite memory.“The feeling of love that was in the room that night was something I will remember forever and it meant

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride May 25th 2010I wondered last week why Australians don’t seem to really “do” bow ties at weddings (except for black tie). Are we too laid back? Is it because it’s so often a “Southern USA” thing? I love the look of a sweet bow tie, it’s such a fun,

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride January 4th 2010Welcome to 2010 on Polka Dot Bride! I’m going to kick off the year with a very special guest, someone who is near and dear to me- Mr Polka Dot! Mr Polka wrote this post last year and since the festive season is the time when most

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride February 18th, 2009Today Polka Dot Bride is joined by two of my favourite male skincare experts, Chris and Rick from Australian male grooming store Himage! today the boys share their top tips for keeping the groom looking good.Tell me about yourself? We are Chris and Rick from Himage, an online

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride October 30th 2008I was very forgetful during groom’s month and forgot to mention one of my bookmarks! Luckily Kenzie Kate at Something Old, Something New posted about them a little while ago so in her footsteps I’m sharing them!I love these creative ties for the groom who wants to

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Originally posted on September 30th 2008Wow! What a month, we have had such a lot of fun this month focusing on grooms and we hope you’ve enjoyed it!Here’s a wrap up of the posts from the month!Week OneWeek one of Polka Dot Groom focused on the basics and the etiquette involved in the wedding day.

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 29th 2008And you thought I’d forget about the cars! I think not!Now I know for many of you guys out there cars might be the one thing you are looking forward to picking out.There are a few important things to remember about picking out the cars for the

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 28th 2008Ms Polka is back with her last Snapshot Sunday – The Groom’s Edition!We’ve covered a lot of fun groom talk this month and seen a lot of great shots of the guys. When all is said and done, it’s time to celebrate and have an amazing time.

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 28th 2008Yesterday we showcased ideas to spoil the bride, today- its tips to spoil the groom! Whether you choose to spoil yourself or leave this page open for your bride to be, there are plenty of ways to spoil yourself on your wedding day.The International Beer Shop has

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