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Amanda and Corey I could smell the sunshine when this beautiful yellow wedding landed in my inbox – yellow is such an amazing colour and the joyfulness is infectious throughout Amanda and Corey’s Austin wedding day. High school sweethearts, Amanda and Corey have been together for many years, Amanda explains “We met in high school

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Belinda and Joseph Sparkly shoes never fail to win me over and when paired with a bubbly bride who pours out her wedding story with such fun, well I can barely resist! This gorgeous Grafton wedding seems just right for today and with the vibrantly colourful and fun reception – it’s packed full of fun,

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When Sally and Chris held their cocktail wedding (see more on Polka Dot Bride), I was quite taken by Chris’ memories of the day. Chris says, “The day was magic, surreal and perfect, everything went to plan. The beautiful church had the sound of a string quartet playing and a stunning and strikingly attractive bride

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So Polka Dotties, what do you think about gift registries? I never used to be a big fan until it came to friends telling tales and reading posts like this one from Miss T. I’m always a fan of not being too strict about it and appreciating what happens – because there really should not

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A girl can’t go to Paris in a tracksuit – especially on her honeymoon! Keep warm and rugged up in a stylish wool coat, comfy boots and thick wool tights. The simple but elegant black dress can be easily worn during the day or out to dinner and the leather tote is perfect for cramming

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Benay and Peter Oh I do love a wedding by the water, especially one like today’s where the sunshine isn’t out but the moody clouds make for a romantic atmosphere. Benay and Peter married on South Stradbroke Island and had the most beautiful waterside wedding. It’s got a serenity to it that eases us into

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Sinead and Aaron An intimate backyard wedding is such a beautiful way to celebrate a marriage. There’s something really special about having your wedding at home, in your backyard with your favourite people. Sinead and Aaron, our newlyweds did just that and had the time of their lives. Sinead and Aaron met at the Big

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The Australian Spring wedding season is fast approaching and with it, our “collection” of amazing sketches also known as our pin board is drowning in unique and diverse designs for upcoming weddings. Today we are opening up the Cake Occasions sketchbook for you and letting you have a sneak peak into Christopher, our principal designer’s

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Jesse and Luka Jesse and I met 5 years ago through my best friend (his sister!). Over the next 2 years we got to know each other, and became friends, but neither of us thought anything would eventuate! Jesse then moved to Broome for 6 months, and when he came back, I chased him for

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With spring on the horizon, and the smell of blossoms and blooms filling the air it seems only right to break from our little competition hiatus to give away beautiful wedding flowers to one lucky couple! Hello Blossoms Is a fresh and vibrant floral studio located on the Mornington Peninsula. Serving Melbourne and the Mornington

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I love kicking off Mondays with a post on amazing gowns. It’s come to be known as Fashion Monday in my head but perhaps needs a much more brilliant name than one I probably came up with while caffeine deprived and freezing cold. Today’s Fashion Monday is dedicated to a sweet label out of the

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Our special guest today, Alicia holds a special place in the Polka Dot world. Not only does she run her own beautiful stationery business Akimbo, but she is also the contributing editor for our DIY Weddings blog Polka Dot Made. I’m always blown away by what Alicia produces and it’s an honour to have her

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Welcome to another week on Polka Dot Bride! It’s Monday morning which means a spotlight on Ms Polka Dot’s Directory! Our directory is a one stop shop to help you find the best wedding vendors for your wedding – from stylists to stationers, photographers and cakes! They’re incredibly talented, have a sense of style and

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Aren’t fathers such special creatures? On this Father’s Day, a special shout out to my favourite father of all. Who is a mentor, a guide, a strength, a comfort, a comedian (he wishes ) and a singer (again he wishes) and the one I love most of all. Photo by Matt Reed

Sarah and Dave This shoot is so Melbourne it hurts (I could never be a hipster or talk in hipster speak so indulge me). From taking in Melbourne’s laneways, the fabulous architecture and the graffiti and hidden bars. Luke from Luma Photography really captured it all! Sarah wrote the most amazing story about her relationship

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