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When it comes to hair and makeup, a lot of brides gets overwhelmed with the number of looks they can choose from. There’s the vintage upstyles with red lips, all out with natural makeup, side ponytail with a rosy cheek, chignon with massively long lashes and more, so what really suits? As a hair and

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Wilson and Alisha’s Taronga Zoo Wedding Photography by Linda Truong PhotographyI am so thrilled this week that we welcomed the newest member of the Polka Dot team- the beautiful daughter of our Sales Director Ms Paisley! We’ve also had a busy week planning 2012 and I’m a little bit excited at the things we have

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Mr and Mrs BuzzThe day has been and gone, and in this in-between time when we have gone back to our normal lives but still await our professional photographs and film, it seems a good time to reflect on being engaged, being a bride, and being a wife – and what our wedding day was

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Kristy and JamesIt’s a little bit rock and roll when your groom wears a purple shirt and black velvet suit and I think today’s newlyweds Kristy and James carefully infused their own personalities into their wedding day. A little bit vintage with an edginess to it and plenty of fantastic touches- including a homage to

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It was so much fun to showcase the first part of this collaborative “vintage glamour ” shoot last month on the site and today, I’m showing off the second part! The collaboration, born out of the First Comes Love – Alternative Bridal Fair; was coordinated by Rebecca of Fox and Rabbit and shot by Angela

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Atypical Type A - DIY boutonniere

Image by Luke Simon PhotographyToday I’m excited to finally share the first of several projects from my own wedding! I had very few flowers at my wedding and my handsome groom’s lapel was no exception. Here’s how I created the fabric boutonniere for him …You will need: Wire Fabric scraps Thin satin ribbon Button Pliers

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Dana and TimThe wedding of Dana and Tim intrigued me. I am always fascinated by different cultures and how the wedding celebrations are held – different ceremonies, different forms of dress. It was delightful to see that Dana and Tim put their own spin on their Malaysian wedding, which was held in Melbourne in a

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Wilson and AlishaIt has been just a little over 5 months since our wedding day. Although some of the details have begun to fade, I still vividly remember Wilson overwhelmed with emotions as I walked down the aisle towards him – the start of our forever. Our wedding day was a warm, crisp, sunny, (winter!) day

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Ali and LeeSometimes, love is just the tip of the iceberg for a completely awesome wedding and by that I mean, not only are Ali and Lee madly in love with a beautiful story to tell, but they had their wedding reception in a teepee. Yes, a teepee and for that reason alone, they themselves

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Image by Emma Durkin Photographics via 5 Steps to Becoming The Ultimate Organised BrideAn important part of planning your wedding is knowing what you DON’T want, which clears away the clutter of too many wedding ideas swirling in your head — and all those suggestions from other people — allowing you both to get clear about

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Photographer Calli B sent over these gorgeous photographs she took of luxurious Queensland accommodation Lake Terrace in Montville.Lake Terrace is set in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland now not only would it make a great base for getting ready before your Sunshine Coast or Maleny wedding (with a sleeping capacity of ten), but it also

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I’ve started decoding dress codes over on Polka Dot Groom and I’ve had a few requests to decode them for the ladies too. I thought it might be a helpful guide, especially with wedding season upon us! You know the couple best though, so if there are variations or you know them to mean something

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Melbourne city has some truly stunning back drops for wedding photography. Old buildings, cute lane ways, and great architecture all give you the elements for brilliant photography. It’s one day in a bride’s life where she becomes the princess and focus of attention. Someone who sees the world differently, can give you a piece of

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Kim and DeanTo celebrate the fun competition we have running for Jen Huang’s first Australian workshop, we’re sharing the New York (New York you are on my mind!) shoot of Kim and Dean shot by Jen on the blog today! There’s something about New York taxi cabs and the sophistication of the city that sucks

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We chose to make and design our wedding invitations ourselves because I love being able to  ensure everything looks exactly like it’s meant to and is reflective of our day. Of all the wedding planning, the invitations were the one thing that I knew I would design entirely, and that Joshua and I would make

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