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Alana and Kieran I sighed with happiness when photographer Matthew Evans sent over this delicious engagement shoot – I swear I almost felt the sand between my toes (wishful thinking? Yes, but it’s winter, a girl gets to dream!). Alana and Kieran had an engagement portrait shoot together in Palm Cove and took full advantage

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Sally and Brendan There is nothing like kicking back on a Friday afternoon with a bunch of amazing friends, good food & wine and music and so it seems very apt that we finish off this week in Polka Dot Bride with exactly that – the beautiful wedding of Sally and Brendan which feels like

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Julian’s amazing award ribbon wedding invitations over on Polka Dot Groom Ah the end of another week! We’re busily working on the launch of Polka Dot Bride 4.0 so do forgive me if we have been a little heavy on the inspiring weddings lately – luckily they’re all so beautiful I know there’s plenty to

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What’s hot in pattern, design and colour for Spring weddings? Some brides want to be trend-setting and others want to know the popular colours so they can avoid them and be a little more original. Below are the hot colours for the coming spring/summer 2011/12 season. Think bright, (we are talking neon bright!) and think

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Olly and Lauren Our ceremony had been PERFECT. After exiting to Angus & Julia Stone’s – Big Jet Plane, we had an acoustic guitarist play whilst guests stood enjoying canapés and French champagne. The bridal party headed to the pier for an hour’s worth of photos and then we had our family photos in front

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Lauren and Jeff There is nothing quite like the beaches of Sydney and today’s wedding encapsulates that wonderful relaxed and sunshiney vibe the area has. Lauren recalls how she met her now husband Jeff. “We started out as friends. We were house mates in a house share. Jeff moved out then a year later we

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Jesslynn and Shane I thought it would be a nice change to drop into a beautiful Canadian wedding today – the wedding of Jesslynn and Shane who held a lovely wedding in their backyard in North Vancouver to celebrate their marriage. I don’t have many stories from today’s wedding, but I think the photos do

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Did you see the Semaphore Wedding Inspiration Shoot that Ms Polka was kind enough to share yesterday? Today I’m going to present the first in a series of tutorials to show you how to recreate some of the lovely details, starting with this sisal-covered vase with free printable table number flag. For the vase, you

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Our lovely Polka Dot Made contributing editor Alicia from Akimbo sent over this stylish Semaphore inspired wedding shoot to show off her new Sempahore wedding stationery range. Alicia collaborated with Luke Simon Photography (for the gorgeous photos) Mary & Gabrielle Events (for the stunning styling) and Poppies Flowers (for the props) at The Flying Knife

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Sarah and Lee I have a thing for classic weddings, I also have a love of Australian native blossoms – so when you marry the two in a beautiful wedding like today’s of Sarah and Lee, you have one stunning combination! Sarah and Lee held a beautifully classic Australian wedding in Sydney and added an

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Glenn and Beth “Glenn and I met during last call at a local bar. My friend had forgotten her coat and so we went back to search for it, and instead, my eyes found Glenn. Neither of us had gone out hoping to meet anyone (in fact, a few hours earlier, Glenn had remarked to

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Luke and Marina Luke and I knew we wanted a very relaxed honeymoon, but we also wanted something that was going to be a bit of a cultural insight, with great food! We decided on Bali, as the prices were so good, and we had both not been there before. We got recommended ‘The Elysian’

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Holly and Mat I love the unique style of the bride and groom in today’s Summer inspired wedding. It feels like I’m transported to a tropical island, but instead we’re just taking a little trip to Noosa to share in the beautiful wedding of Holly and Mat! Holly recalls the funny way they came to

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After I got engaged, there was a whirlwind of creative ideas swirling in my head. My now husband was a word-worker at the time, and I have been a graphic designer for the past 6 years. It was important to me that our wedding was a reflection of our creativity, imagination, craftsmanship and of course

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