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If you love the look of hand-addressed envelopes but can’t squeeze the cost of professional calligraphy into your wedding budget, then this technique could be the answer for you. You will need: envelopes paint pen (Decocolour) Instructions: 1. Select a suitable font to coordinate with the invitations. One with a handwriting or script style will work best for this

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Sue-Lyn and Andi Oh I’m excited about the special shoot I am sharing with you this morning! Not only for the beautiful photography but also because it’s captured the newly married bliss of another photographer who I’ve talked to for a long time! Eloping is fun but sometimes the photographer might not be what you

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Julie and Pedzi When this wedding landed, I knew it was going to be an emotional one. After Julie and Pedzi’s insanely fun engagement photos, I knew their wedding would be one I’d love- I didn’t know it would be one that would make me cry or draw me in so significantly, which is why

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Today we’re jumping overseas to a location I’d never considered for a romantic getaway but one I wish I’d thought of sooner! On the island of Pamalican, a one hour plane flight from Manila, the capital of The Philippines, sits Amanpulo (peaceful island) a resort of only 40 casitas, 11 villas and nothing but you

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“ Becky and Simon We don’t normally showcase engagement parties on Polka Dot Bride (because truth be told we don’t actually get many!) but this one? It was so full of delicious smiles and yummy red sugar that I had to share it with you! Today’s engagement (held in the gardens of the bride’s family

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Anna and Josh Oh I loved today’s wedding when I set eyes on it- the fusion of two cultures came together in such an imaginative and vibrant way. Our newlyweds? Well they’re not just childhood sweethearts – they met in kindergarten! Anna recalls, “Josh and I first met when we were five: in the same

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James and I met through a mutual friend and instantly connected over our shared sense of humour. I always joked that he “knew my every reference”. Whilst we enjoyed a great friendship, the stars would not align until three years later when in 2005 and James finally confessed his feelings in a crowded St Kilda

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Matt of Matt Barwick Films shot the wedding of Imelda and Anthony. What a beautiful day- so obviously full of humor, love and joy! imelda and anthony / i’m greek…what are you? from Matt Barwick on Vimeo.

Oh Australian designers- what an incredible talent you are! Brisbane designer Hilde Heim is no exception and popped onto my radar a few years ago. With 20 years of couture experience (and a German bridal boutique) behind her, Hilde came to Brisbane in 2004  and has since expanded to have her gowns stocked in boutiques

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To me, the two tone guy is traditional with a twist- he likes the traditional elements but likes to have something a little different- not too wild but a little unique! Here’s a roundup of some of my favourite two tone men’s wedding bands. Row 1. Larsen Jewellery Union Ring, Tiffany & Co Milgrain Wedding

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Oh I am so happy it’s Monday! I have so many delicious things to share with you and I can’t wait to get stuck into it! First up though, it’s time to show off the work of a vendor from Ms Polka Dot’s Directory! Our directory is full of brilliantly talented vendors who are gearing

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Michelle and Brendan A super sweet engagement shoot for you today, Michelle and Brendan took their engagement photos in Wonga Park, Victoria with their friend Anneliese Christensen. “We were inspired by nature & a fun vintage feel. We wanted the photo shoot to reflect our personalities, and our love story – young love reigns!  Our

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The second part to Daniella and Fillip’s gorgeous Adelaide wedding (see part one here) captured by Ryan Polei– (with a special extended version just for Polka Dot Bride readers!) Filip + Daniella: Chapter 2: Extended Edition (HD) from Ryan Polei on Vimeo.

Tara wrote to me a few months ago (patient Tara!) requesting an inspiration board for her wedding. She’s marrying at Nathania Springs (the photo in the top right of the board), a venue in the forest and wants to incorporate the old world country charm of the venue with greens and splashes of vivid purples.

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