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Photo from Rosie and Drew’s Byron Bay wedding by Stewart Ross PhotographyIt has been an insanely huge week in Polka Dot land this week! Not only is our beloved Ms Paisley back, but we launched a ton of new content on our specialty blogs. So that’s even more goodness coming to you each and every week!

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 The last of our brand new Polka Dot Bride features is a favourite amongst the Polka Dot team- Cocktail Friday! Each Friday we’ll be bringing you the recipe (it is Polka Dot Made after all) for a favourite cocktail of ours and every now and then (like today) you’ll even get it made personally for

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Julie & MattThe beauty of a black tie garden wedding is something pretty special. The elegance of the formality combined with the rough, unstructured beauty of Mother Nature. Julie and Matt truly made their beautiful garden wedding day their own with a gorgeous garden ceremony (held in Victoria’s Yarra Valley), an unexpected delicious dinner option

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My favourite part of Valentines Day? The fun! I love to do silly things, do indulgent things, that although we have the entire year to do, just don’t happen! From fun pyjamas, to baking cupcakes, making scrambled eggs in a heart shape, buying a fun red lip gloss or even writing long love letters. I

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It’s been such a long time since our last proper Groom Style post, that we decided to instate a weekly Groom Style post on Polka Dot Groom! So every Thursday, check in to see style from our real, live grooms!Henry married Lauren in a rustic Australian style wedding (see more of Lauren and Henry’s rustic

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Hey Polka People!Add a touch of whimsy to your reception with this sweet suitcase card box decorated with – believe it or not – paper napkins! It can be adapted to suit any style and palette plus I promise it won’t just gather dust after the wedding day.You will need: Cardboard suitcase (I bought mine

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With summer well and truly upon us (or is it? There seems to be a distinct lack of sunshine (and plenty of rain lately!) this “Endless Summer” inspiration shoot shot by Shutter & Lace Photography and organised by Savor the Moment Wedding Planning pulled together a team of talented wedding professionals to create an inspirational shoot. Packed

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When I started Savvy Brides two and a half years ago, my dream was always to have a shop. A gorgeous little spot that was girly and comfortable where brides could come and try on lots of beautiful dresses and even though they were buying a second hand dress it wouldn’t feel like a second hand

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There really is something to be said for traditional romance. Bubbles, sugar laden treats, rich red blooms and jewels. There’s a special feeling that comes with tradition, one that feels like you’re part of something bigger. I think these can be suitable for a male or female too – bubbles, sweet treats and even flowers

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If you are considering an overseas honeymoon destination, than look no further than Waikiki Beach in Hawaii’s capital city Honolulu. Romantic yet exuberant, Honolulu offers a little piece of America wrapped up in a surprising parcel of tropical excitement. It’s warm tranquil waters, near perfect temperatures and breathtaking natural scenery have regularly attracted many tourists,

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Tamar & GlenThere’s only one thing better than a country wedding and that’s a country wedding where the bride wore polka dots. Oh yes! Today’s wedding not only has the sweetest couple who embraced their wedding planning with the sweetest touches but oh my, Tamar’s tea length polka dot wedding dress? Well that, my friends,

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Mr Polka and I are a little odd around Valentine’s Day. We love to celebrate it (because we’re fond of celebrating everything we can, it means excuses to pop bubbles!) but we never celebrate on the day and we’re more inclined to bake, or make handmade funny gifts than go nuts on flowers and jewels

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 We have so many new columns we’re launching across the Polka Dot specialty blogs this year and I decided to kick off with one of my favourites- Tuesday type!As a big lover of fonts, who owns more than is necessary for any being, and as someone who gets asked constantly about “what font did you

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When one plans a wedding, a fair amount of consideration is often poured into the events leading up to and after the wedding.  With many pre and post wedding activity options surrounding a wedding (which lets face it, usually require minimal effort  and planning on the brides part), how does one organise, plan and execute

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Rachel Gilbert’s Autumn Winter 2012 collection is a feast for the eyes and the senses. From sparkling, glittery adornments to fresh hues of navy, tangerine and melon greens.There’s plenty of beautiful options for the bride who is a wanting a little more casual kind of wedding gown and the bridesmaids who want to wear something

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