Claire and Steve I have the loveliest wedding for you this afternoon- it involves the most beautiful bouquets of colour, dancing in the grass to a romantic tune or two, cupcakes and two people very much in love. It’s the kind of wedding where you want to pull up a chair, pour yourself some champagne
Paper is a very big love of mine, so I am over joyed to welcome today’s expert Fi Foott of Fi Fy Fo Fum Stationery to Polka Dot Wisdom! Fi creates beautiful stationery for any occasion- including weddings and can design beautiful little items for the whole celebration (my current favourite is her bluebird place
If one is allowed, I have to confess I am a ‘fan’ of my own love story. After years single and despising anyone that said to me “when you know you just know!”. I smirk to know that my wise old friends were dare I say it… ( ooh here goes the word I rarely
Joylee and James I love kicking off the real weddings of the week with such a fun and quirky wedding. Joylee and James married outdoors with so many touches that were just “them”! Twirling ribbon sticks, decadent cupcakes, balloons, quirky shoes and an amazing first dance- it’s a pretty beautiful Tuesday here! Joylee recalls how
Lattice Pearls Beaded Bodice Gown Warm summer nights and bright, balmy days are the essence of Collette Dinnigan’s Summer 2011 collection. It’s just how I dream of Summer to be (instead of the dismal attempt Australia put on this year!) Again Collette is embracing more traditional A line shapes, but still with the feminine style
Good morning Polka Dot Bridettes! Did you have a good weekend? what did you get up to? It’s time to kick off our week with a spotlight on one of our wonderful directory members! Ms Polka Dot’s Directory is growing full of wonderful vendors who make our hearts soar with the amazing work they’re doing!
Shreya and Kurt Oh a vineyard engagement session always gets me excited! There’s a lot of beauty to be had amongst the lush green or stark winter of vineyards. It’s a beautiful part of Mother Nature with the added bonus (wine!). Wanting to escape from the city, Shreya and Kurt took their photographer David Henry
Claudia & Peter’s Phuket Honeymoon on Polka Dot Honeymoons Phuket always amazes me with it’s beauty- the crystal blue waters with the high, grey cliffs seems ethereal. The photo is from Claudia and Peter’s honeymoon which they wrote about this week! A big thankyou to all the brides (and grooms!) that answered our call out
“When you are happy in love, the whole world is a prettier, happier place”… Ask any bride and they will most likely tell you that they have never felt more beautiful than the day they were married. There is a sense of ‘Princess Perfection’ or ‘Hollywood X-factor’ – it’s hard to say exactly what makes
An intimate garden wedding today sprinkled with sweet Japanese touches. The outside venue with the background of gum trees adds a breeziness and freshness to the photos by Raoul Tackelburg. Yuichi and I met at university in Japan, 5 years ago. Yuichi proposed at a beautiful spa resort near Mt Fuji – it was so
It’s always a treat to get a batch of images from Alicia at Form Over Function. I am a big advocate of using lots of colour (especially in your crockery) at your wedding and when Alicia gets to showcase the Form Over Function styling services she blows them away with what she comes up with!
I made these for my wedding this past August in Brooklyn, NY. These include over 160 hand-made cloth books which were mailed in boxes as invitations, a retro save-the-date postcard featuring self-timed photographs, surprise tissue programs, a hand painted ketubah, and more. I designed each piece myself and assembled everything with the help of my
Tobi and Paul Oh winery weddings never cease to get my senses going- the lush green of the vineyards the culture of fine food and amazing grape creations and the elegant, intimate settings. Today’s wedding of Tobi and Paul is no different- it has the most stylish details that completely reflect the bride and groom
When trying to conjure up images of the best place for sun, relaxation and romance it’s hard to go past Thailand. With that in mind, the decision for Peter and myself to go to Phuket for our 10 day honeymoon was a relatively easy one. Deciding which resort to stay in however, was a little