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One thing that makes me proud to be Australian is the different cultures that we get to experience- a giant melting pot if you will. Today’s wedding is a beautiful mix of Arabic and English traditions right in the heart of one of Australia’s most iconic cities- Sydney.The newlyweds met while Michelle was working in

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Just as a bride’s gown proclaims her sense of style and individuality, her choice of wedding stationery sets the mood and tone of her special day. Making beautiful invitations might seem a little daunting at first, but when you realise how simple it can be by learning a few artist secrets and tools of the

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Daniel and MelDaniel proposed to me in the most infuriating way possible!!! He left the house looking (and smelling) like an absolute slob, then about 2 hours later he called me to let me know that he had just backed into my car in our driveway and I had to come out to inspect the

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I thought I would share with you some beautiful examples of the way some of my brides have personalised their bouquet. Most often, the brooches or lockets I see, belong to someone that was close to the bride and has passed.  This is a beautiful way of having the memory of that person with you

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I am really loving the beautiful shoots coming out of Australian bridal designer Karen Willis Holmes. Her latest, with a theme of “vintage garden” is such a gorgeous backdrop for her beautiful creations. Not only does it make me excited for Spring and the beautiful outdoor weddings it will bring,  the background of Mother Nature

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Thanks to Wollongong Tourism, I got to spend some time down on the beautiful south coast of New South Wales, just so I could tell you, dear polka dotettes, what it has to offer. My first stop was Tumbling Waters Retreat (which you can read about here) and then I made my way around to

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Happy Monday Polka Dot Bridettes! Are you having the day off today? Or are your back at work?Let’s start this chilly Monday with a look at our fabulous Ms Polka Dot’s Directory members! Check out our categories- we have florists, photographers, wedding dress designers, wedding stylists, wedding planners, hair & makeup artists, stationers and so

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Leza and GrahamHow’s your luck today? Feeling like a gamble? Are you wearing your lucky socks? I loved this casino inspired engagement shoot of Leza and Graham. Gemma Clarke, the photographer behind these creative images, got permission from the poker room manager at Star City Casino and went through various security measures so they were

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Anna and SandyWe’re kicking off a double header engagement day with two very different but very fun engagement sessions! First up is Anna and Sandy with their Dutch engagement session!Photographer Anouschka Rokebrand sent over today’s photographs shot in the most typical of Dutch surroundings: between the windmills and cute little houses in Zaanse Schans in

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A cool colour always so fresh for spring or summer weddings, or as a lively addition to your autumn or winter palette.Combine with soft apricot and soft yellow–       With white, white and more white–       With lilacs and purples of all shades–       With magnolia and touches of Indigo–       With all shades of green–       With Fairy Floss

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Photo from Emma and Matt’s Country Engagement Session by Sunny + Scout PhotographyAnother busy week, another round of fantastical entries on our specialty blogs. Here’s a catch up if you missed them!What Would They Know? We meet Leila Khalil of Be Inspired PR on Polka Dot WisdomNerida McMurray gives us her sweet tip for getting

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Caroline and JamesHow we met:It feels like so long ago now but James and I met when we worked together at Bridgeclimb Sydney. We like to think the bridge brought us together. I wasn’t looking for a relationship at the time as I was about to head overseas to travel with a friend. But we

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Ski Boot Wedding CakeA cake is just a cake right? Something sweet to serve at the end of the meal, a tradition? Wrong!Weddings are representations of a couple’s style, taste and their love and life together. So why not express these things through every detail of your wedding, including your cake. We are really lucky

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Jane and VinA wedding filled with colour always makes me happy, like a lollipop or a musk stick in the middle of a grey winter day, a burst of colour and the surrounding wedding warms my heart. Especially when it does actually involve lollipops like today’s scrumptious delights!The story of how the newlyweds met, as

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