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Jaya and LlewellynI’m very excited to end off such a beautiful week of inspiration with the most romantic Byron Bay wedding. A first look, dining under fairy lights and the clear blue sky, the Australian landscape and a couple who look so beautifully in love on their wedding day- I’d say that’s the tune of

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Photo from Fleur Wood Bridesmaids Collection Sydney LaunchDid you have a lovely week Polka Dot Bridettes? It’s been a week of buzzing activity here at Polka Dot Bride but we’ve made some progress on things that have been bugging me and progress always makes the weeks feel fantastic!On Polka Dot Groom our fabulous groom to

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I have a feeling the wedding industry, more specifically wedding planning is a little misunderstood. When meeting people for the first time one of the lead questions is usually “what do you do for a living?” and when I say “I’m a wedding planner” the most common response from both men and women is believe

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PULLED ON REQUEST OF BRIDEAs many of you know the groom-to-be in this love story wants to wear a traditional tartan kilt on our wedding day. So last month, after I had found the perfect wedding dress, we made an appointment at Anderson’s Kilt Hire in South Melbourne.Image from Sex and The City –  Episode

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Oh how I adore jewels – the different creations, the splendid ways that natural beauties are crafted into something rather spectacular. Madeleine Brown is a jeweller I have loved for a long time (since I wrote about her pieces in 2009) Madeleine launched her online store last year which is full of her special creations-

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When Fleur Wood launched her bridesmaids collection at her Strand Arcade store in Sydney, she did so in beautiful style. Along with much dress trying on, sweet gift bags and bouquets of creamy white blossoms tiered wedding cake masterpieces with sugar roses amongst other sweet treats created by Sweet Art.Images by Fleur Wood

Kellee and ChrisI feel like today is the day for dreamy images, so Anna from Sweet Hope Photography’s wedding “re-do” shoot seemed like the nicest way to bring in a Thursday. You see today’s couple? They went without a professional photographer for their 2005 wedding, so to have some new beautiful photographs taken and to

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Wedding trends come and go, but I still can’t get enough of photo booths. Here’s how I created a fun one for my brother’s engagement party.Buy some daggy framed pictures from your local op shop (look for ones with a nice moulded shape).Remove the canvases. Lay frame in a cardboard box or on top of

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Lauren and DavidOh there is nothing like a wedding in a country garden and today’s is so beautiful I can almost inhale the sweet scent of the roses and hear the string quartet melody floating through the air.Lauren recalls the story of how her romance with David came to be. “David bumped into his long

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Candice and TrentSometimes, a beautiful relaxed wedding is all it takes to inspire you to get back to the beauty of a wedding day. Candice and Trent held the most beautiful Australian wedding at Banjo Patterson Cottage– while Candice was seven months pregnant. The day is relaxed, elegant and all about the fun personalities of

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Splinters Guest HouseBecause of the time of year we got married, James couldn’t take much time off work so we delayed our big honeymoon for April and decided to take a 5 day mini moon after the wedding. Seeing as our wedding was in the Hunter Valley we wanted to find somewhere close by to relax and

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Gemma and CoopsThere is something about a simple and classic wedding. I’m not sure whether it’s the nod to tradition, the simply beautiful romantic stories, or the beauty and the elegance of the occasion- today’s Melbourne wedding fits all of the above. It’s a beautiful Melbourne day with a beautiful romantic story to tell. Gemma

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A pair of gorgeous shoes in my inbox? Could a day get any better? Perhaps a peek at the Jimmy Choo 2011 Bridal Collection will lift your spirits this Tuesday! With shoes ranging from classic silk satin peeptoes, to Swarovski crystal encrusted styles and shoes dipped in champagne and silver glitter- there’s so many stunning

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Damien and BreannaDamien and I have been together since we were 14 years old.  We started dating in year 8, and have been together ever since.  A few weeks before our 14th anniversary Damien told me we were going out for a few drinks then meeting up with “the boys”.  This was all part of

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Some Do’s and Don’ts when writing your vows …Photo by Mine Forever DO make your wedding vows a priority.It’s easy to get caught up in every other aspect of the wedding. Set aside some time to focus on your vows, whether you choose words that have been provided by your celebrantor craft your own. Your

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