Olly and Lauren After our amazing wedding that we would happily do again tomorrow, we got impatient and decided waiting for Olly’s Australian Visa to come through before taking our big overseas honeymoon was going to be too long of a wait! A mini Australian honeymoon was what we needed after endless guests, litres of
Photo courtesy of Joseph Toris Who says you can only place one-time-use cameras on the guest tables? As much as guests — especially the kids — love using them during the reception … and get some great shots … there are a few new ways that brides and grooms are offering those pretty one-time-use cameras.
Classic, black tie elegance weddings never fail to make me fall in love with them and classic Sydney weddings have a certain beauty to them, a style unmatched. Angela recalls how she and Ehsan met. “We met in the Island of Naxos in the Greek Islands. I (bride) was holidaying in Greece with a friend
It has been so long since I’ve done a roundup of my favourite wedding magazine goodies and with all the brand new titles on stands this month I couldn’t resist revisiting that old haunt and doing a wedding magazine roundup! Real Weddings Style Annual 2011/12 Loveable Bits: – “Tree Of Love” Page 63 I love
Joel and Emma Joel proposed to me while I was sanding the bumper of my car, I was filthy, he was filthy but it just felt right. We’re students, Joel’s very handy and I’m very crafty so what we lacked in budget we made up for in hard work, skill and a little luck. The
Photograph by Natasja Kremers So you’re a Mum walking down the aisle? Congratulations! Being a Mum is a full time role in itself, throw in a career, lifestyle and all the other unexpected things life brings, and you have a very busy lady on your hands. So when you announce your wedding, it’s yet another
I was quite taken when I saw the new 2012 collection from Fiorenza. The twelve gowns she has designed have a completely different feel to her 2011 collection. They’re classically elegant, feminine and demure but they still have that dramatic strength that I know her work for. The 2012 collection was inspired by the strength
Good morning Dots! Did you have a lovely weekend? We did nothing, Nada,. It was nice to just sit and breathe after the hustle and bustle of last weekend! First things first, before we launch into showcasing vendors, products and inspiring weddings , it’s time to shine the light on Ms Polka Dot’s Directory members!
Dress codes can often be one of the more confusing parts of wedding etiquette- not only for the guests but for the bridal party itself. I thought we’d have a bit of a gander, a bit of a look at the dress codes and how you, as a groom can dress to suit. Kicking off
Emily and Ryan I really love today’s Canadian engagement shoot shot by Kimberley Genevieve – it feels like what every summer day should be. Basking in the sunshine, the feel of the green grass under your feet, sticky icecream dribbles running down your hands and the sweet relief of the shady green trees. Emily and
I adore sea foam green and love seeing it used in weddings. It’s such a soft beautiful colour and doesn’t always need to be used in beach-side celebrations. Today’s board is a bit more classic, a ballroom wedding with a touch of whimsy with touch of something a little different and as lot of the
From Pru & Dale’s Qualia Destination Wedding by Adam Finch of Studio Impressions. On our specialty blogs this week: On Polka Dot Groom Julian shows us his rock and roll inspired engagement shoot On Polka Dot Wisdom we have a great post on WIP – Wedding (Planning) Induced Perfectionism Lilia from My Sweethearts Bakery shares
Image via Shibawi.com My partner and I have been dating since November 2007 and got engaged January 2011 before he was to go away for 8 months overseas. It was a big surprise for me even though I knew it was coming. Eight months later he arrived home safely. We made a decision to have
The wedding is coming closer. “The big day,” as the postie, milkman and Aunt Beryl call it, is upon you. Are you intent on keeping posey poses to a minimum? We would all love to just let spontanaity dictate the outcome with fresh and fancy-free candids on our wedding day. The truth is, even the most