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It’s not Christmas without the sparkle of Silver! I love silver with a cool blue, not only for winter weddings but also for Spring or Summer celebrations. This board is extra sparkly, because if a wedding isn’t a time to sparkle- when is? Silver & blue table decorations from Better Homes & Gardens, silver bridesmaid

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I have to admit I’m not a huge fan of guest books at weddings: after all, by the time I’ve written an engagement card and a wedding card, I’m kinda running out of new ways to say the same thing. But of course, it’s still wonderful to be able to have special messages from your

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Janet and Darrell With such a festive feel in the air, I couldn’t resist sharing this absolute beauty of an engagement shoot which is nothing but fun! Bear heads? Inflatable letters? Oh let’s go have some fun! This shoot comes today by Hailey of You Can’t Be Serious Photography. Hailey has a vivid imagination (remember

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I think green is one of my favourite colours. Not only is it a signature Christmas colour, but with the multitude of shades- from warms to cools, the beautiful freshness of the colour is always beautiful at weddings! Using lots of different shades together can create such a fun and stylish look. Tree photo from

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Finally, the day arrived… my dress was getting started! I had had several consultations and measurements at Elizabeth De Varga at their Brisbane flagship store, but my dress couldn’t be started until just eight weeks out from our wedding date, September 17th, 2011. I was so excited for my first fitting, which really consisted of

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In the rush of preparing everything, it’s easy to forget to make sure your home is ‘photography ready’ on your wedding day. You may have seen stunning images in your photographer’s portfolio of bride prep, and are hoping for the same result. Some things to remember are… In order to achieve these shots, there needs

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As a traveling wedding film and documentary maker, I often find myself with a camera in one hand looking forward to the great unknown. I have just returned from a 3 month journey in South Brazil and Argentina. I had the delight of filming some incredible and very unique weddings there. It is never easy to describe

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Katie & Stephen I really think bold colours are so beautiful at weddings- they evoke this feeling of celebration, that a party is set to happen! Katie and Stephen married their Sydney Harbour wedding with the most beautiful shade of orange and their wedding day turned out to be an incredible celebration of love and

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To celebrate the festive season, I am cramming in plenty of beautiful boards in inspire you, in Christmas colours! First up is Christmas red. A festive celebration this one – with red velvet cake, bright red lips and whimsical paper treats. Keep the red grounded with greys and browns. Red velvet cake from Broma Bakery,

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Janek and Jess Janek and I decided to get married in August 2008 but a beautiful house in the Blue Mountains came on the market which I had to have. Have it I did and the wedding was postponed until we had more cash to splash around. Then we booked our wedding for June 2009

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Cara and John A garden party wedding on a rainy day doesn’t sound like every couples dream, but somehow I don’t think today’s couple Cara and John minded one little bit. Especially as the clouds parted and guests danced their hearts out underneath the moonlight. Sometimes I think that’s the best tale to tell- things

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I don’t know about you but I can’t believe that December has already rolled around. I’m sure like me, most people are so time poor during the holiday season. Between elbowing your way at the shops, to finding any available time to catch up with friends and family, it’ll be a wonder if you even

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Photo via hitched.co.uk Today’s brides aren’t making it a rule that everything for their weddings has to be Something NEW. In fact, it’s a popular budget-saving strategy to buy pre-owned, pre-used items for use in the wedding. We’ve tossed that ‘it’s bad luck’ mindset out the window, and instead focus on the practicality of the

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I’ve always loved the relaxed, bohemian nature of Australian designer Lisa Brown. Picture the sun setting over blue water and white sand and you’ll picture one of Lisa’s creations as the most divine complement. Lisa’s global elements collection features luscious silks, interesting laces and colour- lots of colour. Which makes the gowns not only beautiful

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I almost can’t believe we are at our very last Vendor Of The Week, our very last Monday morning tradition of 2011. What a year it has been! Let’s take a breath from Christmas and visit the glorious pages of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory Every week we’re adding more new vendors to the pages of

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