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Bridal shows, pre wedding parties, hens parties, whatever you may call them are the perfect excuse for a dress up and catch up with your favourite friends. The lovely Lyn of Rosebud Designs recently held a girls’ luncheon for her birthday party and I thought it made beautiful inspiration for your own pre wedding party!

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I love having an opportunity to do weddings in native blooms. ‘Native’ doesn’t always mean endemic to Australia. Many of the varieties we think of as “Australian natives”, for instance proteas, actually originated in South Africa and South America, but their distant relatives could be traced back to the original supercontinent Gondwana that joined with

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Today has a bit of a vintage garden party theme on Polka Dot Bride, so it seems apt we’re kicking off the day with these sweet vintage garden party inspired invitations from Daisy & Jack. The Daisy & Jack girls collaborated with Marissa of The Simple Things Studio and Jess from Oscar & Ruby Event

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Anthony and Wendy Anthony and I initially met whilst studying Film & TV at TAFE 9 years ago. After working on the set of Home & Away for many years together, Anthony popped the question on the steps at Darling Harbour. I work in props and with Anthony’s attention to detail as a Continuity, we knew our

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Sara & Matt Sara and Matt chose a gorgeous Yarra Valley venue for their Autumn wedding, a splendid affair honouring their love and their family – all planned from the UK! Sara and Matt have a classic love story – they met at work and got together at their work Christmas party! Of their wedding

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One of the most popular questions I get asked is “What font is on your logo?” Luckily the amazing Polka Dot Director Of Bright Ideas knew my love already existed for Feel Script and incorporated it into my branding. Feel Script is one of those lovely cursive that’s not too stuffy, a little whimsical, a

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Holly & Jason I must admit, showing a couple’s engagement and then their wedding is something I really treasure. It’s like showing off the beginning and end (well I suppose another beginning) or a beautiful love story. Seeing the hopes and dreams on faces turn into something even deeper, the culmination of all the excitement,

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For a different kind of fashion Monday I thought, with the excitement of this morning I’d do a roundup of some of my stand out gowns from The 2012 Academy Awards. So much inspiration for your own (or your bridesmaids’!) style! Milla Jovovich looked every bit the Hollywood glamour girl in a one shouldered shimmering

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Jason and Jayde Jason’s proposal was such a perfect moment in time, one that I will never forget. He got down on bended knee at Roma Street Parklands in our hometown Brisbane. He chose to propose near a big tree so that we will always have that special landmark we can visit together to bring

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Brent and CJ Weddings are funny things. I am so pleased we have such a plethora of beautiful photography that has documented our special day, because I fear that without it I would remember very little before 7pm of that night. For those of you who are married you will probably understand this quite well,

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Happy Monday dotties! Did you have a lovely weekend? February is almost at an end which means, we’re almost headed into Autumn weddings! So let’s start our week of with a fantastical, talented vendor, a spotlight on a member of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory Kicking off our Monday with our shout out to our Ms

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Wedding venues are an interesting beast- there are so many options, so many ways to celebrate your wedding day. Zayna Fratto, who is the Wedding Executive for Melbourne’s Langham Hotel, kindly answered our questions on just some of what The Langham Hotel can offer for couples getting married. Tell us about yourself? My passion for

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1. Wedding clutch from ClutchChic 2. Antoinette clutch from DavieandChiyo 3. Antique rose clutch purse from DavieandChiyo 4. Ivory wedding clutch from loslos 5. Bridal clutch from bellesandcrystals 6. Silk wedding clutch with shells from jandem

Shannon and Adam Imagine taking over a theme park for your engagement photographs? That’s exactly what Shannon and Adam did, they headed to Magic Mountain in Columbus, Ohio and spent three hours playing mini golf, dodgem cars and having fun together! Today’s photos are by Connection Photography. Shannon says “We were both away at college,

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