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Our photographers Bronnie and Adam from Craven ImagesThere is something different about the excitement that fuels wedding plans. It’s a completely different excitement to, say, when you finish school/university, get a new job or go somewhere on a holiday. From the minute you’re engaged, it’s like the wedding powers that be have granted you access

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The new “Soft” collection by Two By Rosa Clara caught my eye recently. The romantic, soft draping fabrics are beautifully styled and even with the carefully placed draping, they have simplicity and a relaxed feel to them.The gowns have been designed to be very comfortable to wear. Don’t you think they’d look beautiful at the

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Anna Campbell with modelsWith the pop of a cork, trays of tasty sweet treats and stunning gowns, Melbourne designer Anna Campbell launched her stunning new Boutique on Sydney Rd, Brunswick (VIC)  last week.Guests were treated to the unveiling of Anna’s stunning boutique featuring beautiful decor and styling, while enjoying some of Anna’s latest collection on

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Welcome to another week on Polka Dot Bride! I saw ‘Bridesmaids’ the movie last week and I loved it – have you seen it yet? I think the entire cinema could not stop laughing, I came out feeling queasy because I had laughed so hard!Let’s kick off another working week with a highlight of  one

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Jessica and AriIt’s winter time so why not celebrate with a cosy and romantic winter engagement session? This one is all the way from New York City from Wrinkle In Time Photography Owners Charles and his wife Tatjana (who is actually from Melbourne!) will be in Australia shooting weddings between November 2011-March 2012 so if

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What a lovely neutral colour this is. Use as your main colour to build your palette on, or as a background colour to make your other hues pop.Combine with all shades of whites, creams and champagnes–       With all shades of  browns from Milk Chocolate to rust to Dark Chocolate and cream to lighten–       With darker

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Favor Pins Tutorial on Polka Dot MadeHappy Friday Polka Dotettes! How was your week? Do you have any wedding plans this weekend?Here’s a peek at what happened on the specialty blogs this week if you missed it…Brent has started telling us his wedding story on Polka Dot GroomHaving a winter wedding? Check out these photography

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Darren and NarelleDarren and I had a native Australian theme which was perfect for us because we really wanted a casual, laid back wedding that reflected our style. I was lucky enough to work for a company that actually built The Aqua Resort and it officially opened the weekend of our wedding. It’s an amazing

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Ok, so nobody really wants rain on their wedding day, do they?We all imagine a perfectly bright, sunny, blue sky under which to say our “I do’s” or exit the church. We want to enjoy sunshine while we have our photos taken. We can choose almost every part of our wedding day and we spend

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Athena and DariuszOne of the greatest joys of writing Polka Dot Bride is celebrating all kinds of weddings – whether it be a small backyard wedding in regional Victoria with a civil celebrant and a reception filled with handmade touches, to the larger than life celebrations filled with tradition and ceremony. The weddings I feature

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Something a little different for you this morning. It’s not a wedding or an engagement shoot, but rather a ‘love and farewell shoot’ so to speak! A long time friend of the photographer, Amelia of Pictures & Hearts.- Stacy was leaving with Steve to work in New York City and wanted some photos to celebrate

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Add some old-worlde festivity with these fun rosette pins. They make great favours to hand out at either your ceremony or reception, or could even serve as a boutonniere for your groomsmen and ushers.You will need: ‘Oh happy day’ free printable Satin ribbon Brooch backs Needle Thread Double-sided tape Iron Before you start, download Akimbo’s

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Bec and JoelGosh I want to be a guest at today’s wedding – I’m not sure whether it’s because it feels like it was held in a  giant ‘hold’ of Mother Nature with the deep valleys and mountains surrounding it, or because of Bec’s infectious smile and the obvious laughter and joy of the guests

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I’ve always been fascinated by Feng Shui since my mother bought a book on it from those office book sales. I remember pouring over the book and spending ages figuring out the corners of our house and to this day I still cannot bring myself to give knives to anybody as a present!So I was

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