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 Lizzie and Ben There’s nothing quite as romantic as marrying amongst the vineyards and I think you’ll agree after seeing Lizzie and Ben’s classic wedding that it’s a truly beautiful way to tie the knot. Lizzie and Ben’s elegant black and white colour scheme with just a hint of soft pink topped off the beautiful feel

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We were so excited in December last year to launch the first ever Polka Dot Bride newsletter – The Polka Dot Circle! The Circle is our special Polka Dot Bride community. By signing up, you’ll receive newsletters, special offers, sneak peeks and special competitions exclusive to circle members!But as with anything polka dot related –

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Photo from Aman Resorts via Amanpulo, The Phillipines. – Nothing around this resort for miles Imagine arriving at your honeymoon resort to find that the smooth sand beach and swimming cove are a stone’s throw from the island’s airport. It’s hard to unwind when 747s are gliding in deafeningly so close to your head you can

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Heidi and WillToday’s whimsical wedding took my fancy from the word go. There’s something very special about it- the intimacy , the handmade touches, they’re all pretty but the raw love between Heidi and Will? That’s what I love the most.Heidi recalls how she met Will. “We met at a party, almost ten years ago.

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Engagement film of Daniel and TabithaWith engagement shoots and videos becoming more and more popular, here are some things to think about when planning your shoot from cinematographer Amy Nelson-Blain.Engagement sessions are always a lot of fun, they are a great opportunity to practice being in front of a camera before the wedding day and have

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Luke and RachelThe absolute best thing about being married is being married.Some couples are perfectly happy to be committed for life without getting married and this in no way means that their relationship is any less loving, permanent or valued (and sadly, some committed couples are still denied the right to choose whether to marry

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Carmen and JonnyTo kick our Tuesday off I have a scrumptious vintage inspired post wedding shoot by Tigs Macallan for you! To celebrate their two year anniversary, the couple got together, Carmen in a tea length wedding dress, (and face of pure joy), Jonny in a three piece suit and the reflection of their personality

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I get seriously excited when I get the chance to show off a new bridal designer, it’s like being a kid in a candy store! So many beautiful things to look at, so many designs to get inspired by! Melbourne based designers Arpie and Maral popped up on my radar last year and I was

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Jewellery has been a life-long passion of mine. In the way some people wake up thinking about what they’ll have for dinner that evening, I wake up thinking about jewellery. Some people browse holiday destinations in their lunch break; I surf jewellery websites. I can usually identify the maker of a jewellery item correctly 8

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It’s another Monday morning and I am glad to be back! There is something a little gleeful about Mondays after a fantastic weekend isn’t there? It gives you just a bit of oomph for the week ahead!We can’t, of course, start our Monday without a showcase of  Ms Polka Dot’s DirectoryEvery week we’re adding more

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Felicia and DerekLate last year I was dusting off my archives and stumbled across this beautiful shoot Nattnee Photography had sent me. I think it’s time to let it see the light with it’s fantastic concept, inspired by a movie!Nattnee explains, “For our shoot, inspiration came from the movie In the Mood for Love. Set

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It was such a delight to work with the winners of our Jen Huang photoshoot competition last year – Sian and Ross, to come up with this board for their photo shoot.Sian and Ross will have the board transformed into an inspiration shoot for the next Jen Huang workshop (to be held next month in

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Photo by  Tamiz Photography from Why We’re Having A Destination WeddingIt has been a fantastic first week we’ve had! So much wedding goodness and so much promise for the year ahead! We moved to a brand spanking new server over the holiday break and it seems to have had a bit of an effect on

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Scott, Kasie and AbelAfter nearly 10 years, and the birth of our son, we decided that it was time that we were married. After living together for so long, and having a child, we didn’t feel like the big wedding with all of the stress and fuss and expense that goes with it. So, we

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