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Our Display – Image by Pretty Paper CoRunning a business where my shopfront is online, I love any opportunity of being involved in events to showcase our work, and have the chance to meet all the wonderful brides and grooms in person. However, I find that quite often Wedding Expos can be so overwhelming. They

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Ana and LukeI have such a gorgeous engagement shoot to share with you this morning – two very much in love people! The dynamic duo of Aleksandra (Styling and Floral) and Tealily Photography (Photography) pulled together for this shoot and the results are completely beautiful!Aleksandra explains the concept behind the shoot. “A few months back

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Bec and MichaelWe never thought, seven years ago, sitting on the bag racks at school that we’d be in a room with everyone important in our lives, celebrating our engagement. In 2009, we purchased our first home and after rigorous months of saving and breaking into the adult world, I wanted to do something extra

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Adelaide designer Sok of Malachi caught my fancy this week with her stylish, out of the ordinary designs – isn’t the pink dipped gown above dreamy?Sok has been designing and creating gowns since she was 15. She is entirely self taught and has a passion for fine couture.Her designs are different – there’s drama, intensity

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It’s an honour today to introduce you to two of the friendliest photographers I know – Sarah and Andrew of Follan Photography. Not only are they genuinely lovely people, but they take pretty awesome photographs! I love reading expert interviews from photographers because the information they share is a bit like gold. Sarah and Andrew

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Good morning Dotties! What did you get up to this weekend? Are you ready for another week full to the brim of wedding inspiration? I certainly am!First things first though, our Monday morning tradition of telling you about our fantastic vendors in Ms Polka Dot’s Directory is underway! We’re constantly impressed by the talent of

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This gorgeous vintage inspired black gown by Ulyana Sergeenko was the inspiration behind today’s inspiration board. I love the teal bag, the model’s red curls and red lips and the rust floral wallpaper behind her. What a gorgeous wedding gown this would make and what an unusual colour palette!Gown by Ulyana Sergeenko via This Is

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Ms Gingham is flying back from Greece this weekend! This has been her office for almost the past six weeks (read more about her adventures on her Polka Dot Honeymoons post). Jealous? Me too!Another busy week, another round of fantastical entries on our specialty blogs. Here’s a catch up if you missed them!Culture Bridal Couture

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With bias being the style of choice for the uber slim Kate Moss, there are many brides I’m sure sighing and wishing they could wear bias on their big day. But the word bias strikes fear into the heart of most brides. Visions of every bump and lump real or imagined on display permeating their

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Brad and MichelleBrad and I first met 3 years ago at my daughter’s ballet class, when he was taking his son to the same class. Although we both noticed each other, the fact that we were both there with children made each of us believe the other was attached. For 9 months we admired each

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Weiping & DavidWeiping  and David had a beautiful classic Sydney wedding with a whimsical twist – their bright yellow colour palette is so refreshing and such a delight.They explain how they met. “Dave: Through a mutual friend. Though we’re both from Perth originally, we only met after both moving to Sydney (independently).Weiping: We met at

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Hello, Dotettes! I have one last project for you as part of this gorgeous shoot. These easy last-minute napkins are the perfect finishing touch to this beach-inspired setting.You will need: Rough woven fabric Easy-cut (polymer sheets used for stencilling and screenprinting, from art shops, or substitute freezer paper) Acrylic paint Foam brush Craft knife Pencil

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An afternoon in the sunshine, bare feet, long wisps of hair, beaded beauties and masses of flowers. Today’s inspiration shoot from from Perth/Canada event planner and stylist Crystal Adair-Benning of Distinct Occasions who was inspired by the natural Australian landscape – perfect for her bohemian wedding style.Crystal teamed up with photographers Dave & Charlotte and

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Bridal shoes have gotten decidedly more stylish as the years go by and with my love of all things with bows I thought I’d do s sweet roundup of my favourite bow bridal shoes.Long time readers of Polka Dot Bride know I have a thing for coloured wedding shoes, so I did sneak some raspberry

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