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Julie and Paul If you’re a long time reader of Polka Dot Bride, you might remember a board I created last year for Bride Julie (Julie’s Nautical Jubilee). Well today I am so beyond thrilled to see her ideas and creations come to life! Julie is the biggest sweetheart and I feel honoured to have

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Dan and I had a couple of ideas for our honeymoon – however when we saw an amazingly cheap flight deal for one of our preferred locations it made the decision for us. So off we went to Orlando, USA and headed for Walt Disney World (not to be confused with Disney Land in Florida)

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Jamie and Ben Do you remember these two? Our show loving couple who we followed from engagement to wedding  (part one and two)? Well today I am beyond excited to bring you their first year anniversary photos- all the way from Paris! That’s right, Jaime and Ben flew to Paris! Jaime has this crazy (but

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Matt and I met at the movie theater. After our first date, I called a friend and told her he was the man I would marry. One morning, ten months later, I woke up and started finding little notes around the house with reasons why he loved me written on them. Note number 10 was

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How divine are these white chocolate centrepieces from Sisko Chocolate? They’re like intricate works of art! I love the pale blue with the creamy white of the chocolate- it’s simple yet eye catching and perfect for a Spring wedding- plus I can imagine these might help sustain guests on the dance floor (no chocolate sculptures

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I have to admit I’ve been shopping up a storm on Urban Outfitters since they started shipping to Australia. They have some great bits & pieces that I haven’t been able to find anywhere else! I also love the accessories you can pick up for your wedding day! A little stylish touch perhaps? Urban Outfitters

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One of the things I try to do on Polka Dot Bride is showcase very different designers- because what I love about you as readers is the different choices you make and how you make the right choice for you. Today we’re showcasing an Australian designer Fiorenza. With a long history in the bridal industry,

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Good morning Polka Dots! It’s time for another week and another week full of beautiful wedding inspiration, ideas and wonderful Australian wedding goodness! Our Monday morning showcase is up first though- it’s time to show some love to Ms Polka Dot’s Directory! Our directory is a little over a year old and along with the

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I love this photo of bride Belinda as she arrives at the wedding ceremony  (see more here). I wonder who she has seen that makes her so excited? Photo by Karen Buckle

Simone and Simon A funky engagement shoot for you this Saturday! From the super cool photographer Steven Elmer. Steven shared such bubbly words that (sorry Steven!) I had to share them all with you to describe the shoot! “I am so excited. Julian and I went out for an engagement shoot. It is a bit

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Crystal and Jon Just a treat this morning- a shoot from the other side of the world (we love our stateside friends!) the engagement of Crystal and Jon! In the words of Jon, “The first time I met Crystal, I thought she was extremely cute and was intrigued. But what turned things for the much

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A beautifully feminine colour (cotton candy to our US friends), that becomes surprisingly sophisticated with the addition of more ‘grown-up’ colours from your palette. Combine with blush pink, black and white –       With ivory and touches of deepest navy blue –       With greens of all hues from lime through to olive green –       With pale

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Well I don’t know about you but I am excited to have made it through the week! It’s been such a productive one so tonight I am looking forward to a glass of wine and a bit of sleep! But first, here’s a quick roundup of what happened around the blogs and web this week!

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I’ve been playing with creating a 3D animated fairytale book since I saw a fairytale book opening in Shrek 2 a couple of years ago. After going to so many weddings and receptions, I was getting very tired of seeing the same old photo montages stuck up like a glorified power point presentation – especially

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Thu and Mark A beautifully sweet Perth wedding for you today with lots of heartfelt touches and golden glowy light- the perfect mix! Thu and Mark have known each other almost all their lives! I love their story as told by Thu. “Its a bit of a soppy story – Mark and I went to

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