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Kendra and Zan As Summer and long days at the beach are hurtling towards us full throttle, it’s time to gear into beach weddings again. The backdrop of the rolling waves, the milky golden skies and the rugged landscapes make such a beautiful backdrop for a wedding and really, there are few places so immersed

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Image via The Bendigo Art Gallery The regional city of Bendigo and their extraordinary Art Gallery manages to attract some quite magnificent exhibitions. Not so long ago they attracted the Masters of Couture exhibition and at the beginning of next year they are having the Grace Kelly – Style Icon exhibition from March until late June.

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Luke and Natalie Luke and I were married earlier this year, in a summer garden party wedding. One of our main priorities when choosing the venue was to find somewhere where we could host everything in the one spot. We didn’t want to break up the day and had our heart set on the celebration

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Australian fashion designer Lisa Ho has always been a favourite amongst the Polka Dot Brides. With the unveiling of her Spring/Summer 2011/12 bridal and evening wear collections, it’s not hard to see why she’s dressed so many who have graced our pages. Luxurious, soft fabrics and clean, elegant designs make her gowns incredibly wearable. For

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Happy Monday Polka Dot Bridettes! Let’s kick off our week of inspiration with a spotlight on Ms Polka Dot’s Directory! Week three of our brand new directory makes me incredibly happy – so many great new vendors are filling our pages and joining what we already believe is one of the best collections of wedding

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Image from Billy Button Photography, Makeup artist Amy Chan As a makeup artist a lot of grooms are asking me for beauty tips for their big day as well. My thought? Well, it’s your day too, so they’re allowed to be a bit metro, just for a day! In order to look your best for

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Kicking off this Monday with something sweet- oh so very sweet! The lovely Lilia of My Sweethearts Bakery, a Sydney cake studio joins us today on Polka Dot Wisdom to share everything sweet about her passion! Who or what inspired you to become a cake artisan/decorator specializing in wedding cakes? I absolutely love weddings!!!!! Of

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Nat and Mat Thomas Stewart sent over the engagement shoot of Nat and Matt which took place in the lovely Wollongong Botanic gardens. I really loved the quietness of these photos- the gardens make such a beautiful backdrop and Nat and Mat look like they had such a great time! Photos by Thomas Stewart

With the smell of Summer in the air, it’s time for summer invitations to be printed and pressed, ready to deliver! Nothing quite beats the fresh, gelato like hues of Summer. Cool Aquas, luscious limes and sunshine yellows are all gorgeous on a wedding invitation and I thought today I’d share a few of my

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Kirsti and Brendan’s Winery Wedding Photo by James Field It’s time for our Friday morning ritual of wrapping up the content from our specialty blogs and the wedding world this week! This week was such a busy one, filled with sad news, adventures and surprises. I’m hoping next week is a little calmer in my world.

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As a photographer, I want my couples to be able to make the most of their professional photographs. These days, most clients insist on getting a disc of the high res files, but at the end of the day what happens to these files? They get shared online and emailed around the world between family

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Jessica and Nick Queensland, the Sunshine state has a special way of injecting vibrant colour into weddings and today’s celebration? Well it’s bright, cheerful and doesn’t shy away from embracing the warm, colourful hues that go so beautifully with the state’s warmer weather. Jessica recalls how she met Nick. “We first met when I was

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Finished Paper Flower Hair Pins

Today I’m so glad to share with you a gorgeous little tutorial that’s super easy and you can be as creative as you want. These hair pins are perfect for your flowergirls, or a cute addition to a bridal-do. What you’ll need: Flat top hair pins E6000 Glue (Super glue will work too) Paper flowers

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Sara and Dave There is nothing like a winter wedding at a winery- the bare vines, the sound of red wine being poured into glasses, crackling fires and the misty scenery. The wedding of Sara and David is a splendid winter winery celebration with all the winter luxuries (long gloves and fur stoles included!) to

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