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Belinda and Magnus Today’s wedding is full of simple beauty, the love? it shines through and it’s radiance echos through every photo. This is a completely DIY wedding, Bel and Magnus did everything themselves, from having the wedding at home, to making bouquets and Bel doing her own makeup! The newlyweds met through Magnus’ photography

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I have lots of fun ideas for Polka Dot Made (in fact today I’m working on a project I’ll be able to share with you very soon!) but I’m thinking of all the things I love to know – essential items in DIY is one of them! So I’ll be asking some amazing crafters what

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Ms Grace is in bloom in Fletcher and Grace jewels and Mrs Press dress.  The jewels include the Mille Fleurs necklace and bracelet, earrings and miniature flower brooches on the waist band.  The dress also has two Antoinette Bee brooches pinned to the straps. Stephanie from jewellery label Fletcher & Grace sent over these gorgeous

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Emily and Chae You would never see a wedding like this anywhere else in the world- the stunning gum trees, the earth tones, the landscape- nothing quite replicates an Australian wedding! Especially one as beautiful as the wedding of Emily and Chae. “Rather than worry too much about ‘Wedding Theme’ we just tried to create

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I don’t think it’s much of a secret how much I love Bedarra Island Luxury Resort. It’s been my number one pick ever since I started writing Polka Dot Bride and just the kind of place I dream of visiting one day.. with a suitcase of books and sunscreen in hand for lazy days of

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Spring to me, in the southern hemisphere is a time of new beginnings, a time of breaking out of the cold with thoughts of Christmas and long summer days stretching ahead. It’s also racing season so there’s a celebratory feel in the air. Here are some of the best spring inspired cakes by Australian wedding

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Lyndsay over at It’s A Date Event Design has been producing some stunning invitations lately (chocolate box your style? Lyndsay’s done it!) and I loved this sweet book invitation she recently completed and sent over. Lyndsay gave us some great details about the project that need to be shared along with the photos! “I put

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Did you love the gorgeous book style wedding invitations Lyndsay from It’s A Date Event Design created this morning on Polka Dot Bride? Well here’s her free scrabble letter download so you can print them out and have some fun with a classic favourite board game! Click here to download the free PDF. Stuck on

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There’s an Etsy store I have been particularly enamoured with of late, I head there when I want to dream, when I’m looking for pretty things and when I want to indulge in the fantasties of yesteryear. Timeless Vintage Vixen is an Etsy store based out of Beverley Hills. Filled to the absolute brim with

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Hello Monday! Okay Australian readers fess up- did your team win or lose – or like me did you just enjoy the chance to eat really bad food that should never enter the human body – and yet somehow we always eat it around grand final day! Let’s kick off Monday morning with a little

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As if you didn’t need another reason to wear a short fifties style dress… this twirling photo of Kate with her new husband Nate (see more here) by Andrew Thomas Lee may indeed seal the deal. Photo by Andrew Thomas Lee Photography

Lauren and Ben All the way from the other side of the world- today we have Lauren & Ben visiting! From sweet shops, to waterfalls- this couple has a ball on their engagement shoot and it shows! Plus it finishes off with a polka dot dress, so really how can I refuse? Plus I am

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This rich yet feminine colour is a little different to the more usual pale peach, yet just as striking with all hair colours except strawberry blonde. Combine with creams and white of all hues –       With magnolia and taupe –       With ice blue, taupe and off white –       With pearl grey, magnolia  and  touches of

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It’s grand final weekend! So while Australia stops and watches the AFL in a sea of white black and red I thought I’d ask what your plans are for the weekend? To kick off the last day of the working week, here are some fun things and specials we have for Polka Dot Bride readers!

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Guests were treated to a glittering event in the Opera Point Marquee On September 15 I headed down to the Opera House for The Ultimate Wedding Planning Party. My favourite part of the evening had to be listening to the industry professionals give all their tips and tricks for a successful wedding day. I’ve made

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