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Good morning Polka Dots! It’s time for another week, another week that I still haven’t finished the Christmas shopping and yet..another week close to Christmas! How about you? Are you all done? For something fun, this morning we have a team down at Circular Quay for the Marry Me Microsoft promotion– Mike is the groom

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I love thios shot of Kristen and Steven (see more here) taken by Sloan Photographers. Such a simple photo that says so much. Photo by Sloan Photographers

Jennifer & John Happy Saturday! I have the most unusual engagement shoot for you today from Studio D Photography in Pennsylvania!. It came from groom to be John who wanted to surprise his lovely bride Jennifer- how could I say no? I love the funky underwater aspect of these engagement photos, it’s always nice to

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In celebration of Royal weddings, sapphires and bower birds everywhere……. –      Combine with white and black –       With blues of all hues –       With spring green and magnolia –       With white and champagne –       With mustard yellow, pearl grey and off white –       With blue greens, aqua – ocean colours –       With pale grey, pewter

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Sparkly wedding accessories are one of my favourite things! There’s a little sweetness is seeing a bride turn her head and catching glimpse of something really special. Belcanto Designs creates unique jewelery and accessories perfectly styled for your wedding day from antique jewellery. Principal designer Mari loves to hunt down vintage jewelery and re-work it

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There is no shortage of celebrants, but that can just make it harder to know where to start looking! Everyone loves a personal recommendation, so ask around. Your friends will have been to weddings, or been married themselves. Everyone remembers a really great celebrant. They also remember a really bad one! Try chat forums. There

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“ Fiona and Dan The countryside of Western Australia blows me away- it’s always got a real earthiness to it. Today’s wedding of Fiona & Dan really inspires me with it’s richness- there’s the elegant style of the bride and groom next to the rich red soil, the candid laughter, the special moments and the

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Who’s up for some delicious DIY? I recently helped throw a ‘let them eat cake’ surprise birthday party, but the theme would work just as well for a wedding, engagement party or bridal shower. I made the cake stands, garland and food labels as well as most of the food. Let’s see how: CAKE STANDS

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I will never tire of cake, especially when beauties like these end up in my inbox from Sydney cake maker Faye Cahill. I love the idea of a cake collection. It evokes thoughts of turning up an an art gallery to examine each one lit by pin lighting shining in all it’s glory. These creatuons

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Leah and Gerard I am in love with today’s wedding- it captures everything I love about Australian weddings! The beautiful landscape, the laid back friendly nature, the faces of a ‘cracking up’ bride and groom and the flowers- oh there are beautiful Australian natives! Leah and Gerard kept their wedding eco-friendly and intimate to keep

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If you, like us, are time poor (we had our wedding, settlement on our first home and me starting a new job all within the same month so had literally 10 days off!), you may want to delay your overseas honeymoon for a few months and set off on a mini-moon. There are more advantages

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As we get closer to Christmas, we need a little breather every now and then, today? I thought it was  a good chance to do a little roundup Firstly, around the Polka Dot blogs! Urban Outfitters Groom Style on Polka Dot Groom The girls from Ava Madison share dress tips for your bridesmaids on Polka

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Olivia and Eric The lovely Darren of CKMetro Photos sent over this morning’s engagement shoot- he flew to Melbourne to meet with Olivia and Eric and shot it in the Dandenong Ranges in the grounds of Glen harrow Cottages. Olivia and Eric wanted romantic, vintage inspired photos for their engagement shoot so they traveled to

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