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Happy Valentine’s Day! I thought we’d show off this very romantic Valentine’s Day shoot from Jack & Ruby Photography in Canada. Our very much in love couple are Cole and Des Hildebrand. Des is the brain behind design studio Paper Airplanes. I love this idea because to me, it seems like a perfect day (and

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I love Gerard’s stylish look when he married Leah (see more of Leah and Gerard’s wedding on Polka Dot Bride). The simple, elegant Saba suit paired with the soft silver tie, native flowers on his lapel (including a leucadendron) by Mondo Floral Designs and shoes from St Vincent De Paul.Photo by Todd Hunter McGaw

Happy Monday, readers! Sending out big Happy Valentine’s Day wishes with lots of love to you (whether you celebrate the holiday or not a little sweet wish can’t hurt right?). I hope your Monday gets off to a wonderful start and if not, I have some gorgeous imagery coming up this afternoon to help!It’s time

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Winsome and BenKent Marcus sent over these gorgeous photos of Winsome and Ben’s engagement shoot. The Notebook has sprouted its own version of beautiful engagement shoots over the past few years and today’s is full of serene beauty, beautiful colour and plenty of romance. What is dreamier than floating down the river with your sweetie?Kent

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Lauren and TobySometimes a wedding lands in my lap that is just so full of whimsy, joy and happiness that I want to take off my shoes and run onto the lawn and twirl- just like today’s bride Lauren did. Lauren and Toby wanted a “Folksy Garden Wedding” which was warm and happy with their

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Happy Friday dear readers! I hope you’ve all had a lovely week wherever you may be in the world! I want to let you know about a few fun things that have graced my inbox this week!First up…around the Polka Dot Specialty blogs this week..Ms Floral hunted down some gifts for your groomsmen on Polka

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After deciding on the time of year you’d like to get married, selecting your ceremony and reception locations is the first big “hurdle” you’ll face when planning your wedding. However, if you know where to look and are prepared to think outside the square this can be a great experience but on the other hand

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Giggly Rose CocktailA balmy summer evening overlooking the ocean was the perfect occasion to host a soiree and last night, February 9th,  Manly Wine & the Wine Suites opened their doors to showcase the venue’s private function spaces.After being transported by water ferry and BMW luxury cars, Host Holly Brisley led guests through an evening

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Sydney’s iconic Dunbar House is unveiling it’s makeover this month! Dunbar House has long been the venue of many classically elegant weddings in Sydney and now with it’s new owners The Tea Room Group (who also own and run The Tea Room QVB, The Tea Room Gunners’ Barracks and Sergeants’ Mess).While the sandstone exterior has

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I’m sharing a little love in the form of free printable Valentine’s Day cards.There are two patterns to choose from, instructions are on the pdf.All you will need for a professional finish is a cutting mat, blade and a butter knife.Click the link to download these printable Valentine cards You will need the latest version

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Unusual colour combinations and great design always catch my eye. I love these tree inspired wedding invitations from Daisy & Jack.  The blue was inspired by the sapphire engagement ring the groom proposed with and the tangerine will be used in the bride’s flowers. The entire stationery suite was printed on 100% post consumer recycled

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Amy and JustinI know polka dots seem to be showing up regularly lately on Polka Dot Bride, but let’s be honest- you all know I can’t resist them and you ply me with beautiful images full of brides who love them as much as I do!Today’s wedding is such a beautiful one! Full of summer,

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Deciding on where to go on our first holiday as husband and wife was an important decision for us. We had both travelled the world but wanted to go somewhere neither of us had been. We sat down (with wine in hand) and talked about what we both wanted in a honeymoon, a theme quickly became evident… We

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Isn’t this aqua and red brooch bouquet funky?! I’ve loved the idea of beautiful brooch bouquets as an alternative to flowers. Especially when using brooches special to your heart!Isabella Armstrong of Design Me Vintage is now making them in Australia! Check out  Isabella’s site for more.Photo by Design Me Vintage