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It’s time for another well overdue venue spotlight! I have a bit of an obsession with Sydney Harbour. Every chance I get I want to be on a boat on the harbour or overlooking it. So I’m always in awe of the stunning venues Sydney provides with the most beautiful ways to exploit the beauty

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A waffle bar is a really fun and easy idea for a wedding morning-after brunch or kitchen tea. Today I have for you some cute labels for your waffle toppings. Click to download the labels. Simply print out onto cardstock and cut out with a circle punch and glue onto straws or slip into card

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Ruth and Guiseppe I have to admit, Ruth’s infectious grin caught my eye in today’s wedding.. and then I saw her feet and I knew this was a story I wanted to hear! Ruth and Guiseppe had a gorgeous vintage 50’s style wedding filled with personality, laughter and joy. Ruth explains how she met Guiseppe. 

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The blood is pounding in my ears. I feel the tips of fingers start to tingle and my chest begins to constrict. I haven’t felt like this since high school. I take a deep breathe and I begin with, “Oh my god I’m so nervous”. Note to everyone, this is not the best way to

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Choosing where to purchase a cake, let alone how to choose a cake design can be quite stressful, especially if you are short on knowledge in this area. Fear not though, I’m here to give you a few tips of how to choose a cake designer and to let you in on all the things

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Pru and Dale As if we can’t get enough of dreamy destinations, we’re adding destination weddings to the Polka Dot Honeymoons roster- kicking it off with this magical Qualia wedding that took place on Hamilton Island. Dale proposed to Pru in a spectacular event at the Burj al-Arab in Dubai and the couple decided a

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There is a beautiful and classic nature about the old Hollywood style of today’s shoot featuring models Ben Siero and Lucy-May Forbes. It’s full of gorgeous inspiration ideas to style an indoor venue in a way that pulls together all kinds of wonderful moods. A group of Perth wedding professionals came together and pulled together

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Illustration by Adam Zyglis/The Buffalo News A few weeks ago it happened. I had a complete wedding meltdown. After sending a despairing text message to my fiancé (something along the lines of “I hate my dress. What was I thinking? I have no idea how to do this!”), I spent fifteen blubbery minutes on the

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I really, really love bringing in different elements to your day to personalise it – using different chairs, beautifully coloured linens (oh how I love coloured linens!) even something as simple as cut crystal glassware or coloured glassware can completely change and freshen up the look you are trying to create. Stylish Sydney brides –

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Image via My Queendom Come Do you have the overwhelming urge to match the precise color of pink (let’s take the color heliotrope, for example) that’s in your wedding invitation to your shoes? Have you ever awakened in a cold sweat absolutely convinced that you should have chosen four layers for your wedding cake instead

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It was such a treat to receive these images of the Gwendolynne Summer 2011/12 collection recently. I find Gwendolynne’s designs quite intriguing – there is a darker edge to them, but this sense that they have been carefully thought out with a mood of wearable art. Gwendolynne is inspired by history.  She loves to search

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Good morning Polka Dotties! I’m excited to catch up with the polka dot team this morning to debrief- it’s been a very heavy wedding weekend in the Polka Dot Bride world and I can’t wait to hear the details of this weekend’s celebrations! First things first, before we launch into showcasing vendors, products and inspiring

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Julian & Amy By now, you will be well acquainted with Julian (see his posts here), one of our fantastic Polka Dot Grooms! Today I am excited to share the pre wedding photo session he and fiance Amy had with their photographer Dan O’Day. It speaks so many volumes about the Julian I have come

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Sal & Gus Even though it’s heading towards Summer with plenty of warmer weather, I am a cold weather girl and I love the cosy feeling to today’s engagement shoot from Chase Kuhn. Gus proposed to Sal at the Mt Tomah Botanical gardens. Sal tells the story. “Gus took me on one of his classic

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