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Beccie and Steve What about a dose of retro inspiration for your day? Beccie and Steve payed homage to their love of all things vintage with their engagement photographs shot by Jodi McDonald. Beccie says “Steve and I met at a ball in our home town of Pokolbin, NSW.  We sat on the same table

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Kye & Zok Stefani Driscoll sent over this morning’s engagement shoot of Kye & Zok. The couple made use of the gorgeous St Kilda Botanic Gardens backdrop and the casual style of the shoot makes it feel just like a lovely Saturday in St Kilda. What a gorgeous shoot! Zoran is a Risk Manager and

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Erin & Andrew I am so happy to finally share this wedding with you, the details and sense of fun of the occasion uplifts my heart and soul- it’s a little quirky, a little whimsical and looks like one of my favourite movies Up! transformed into a beautiful wedding day (there are balloons and little

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It’s time for another edition of the Polka Dot office! Where you get a peek behind the scenes at what life as a member of the polka dot team is really like! (with the lovely Ms Paisley just acquiring an iPhone recently too we will be bugging her for photos!) Ms Polka Dot We love

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It’s time for our second Polka Dot Hot Spot! Today, on this cold Friday, I thought I’d talk about family dynamics. Wedding are notorious for being hothouses of emotion and I think nowhere is this more evident that with families-. There’s the joining of two families, the financial pressures, the feelings that are so easy

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Oli and Mike’s Fifties Wedding Photo by Leah Kua  Squee! I am so excited it’s the weekend! How gorgeous are the bridesmaid’s gowns in the photo above? they love as excited as I am about the weekend! On Polka Dot Groom Ceravalo ascot ties in all their glory with a handy video on how to

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I wanted to share the beautiful words of David (from Michelle and David, see their wedding here) which told of his favourite memories from his wedding day. “This was the most special (and emotional) day of my life, one where I was very happy to join in a meaningful bond with my soul mate, and

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Inspired by this gorgeous post on Grace Santorini earlier in the week and a long conversation with Ms Gingham (who has spent much of her life there!) about Greece this week, here are six things to love about the beautiful country! I am 100% sure I will not do this country justice, so I know

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Claire and Stewart Tasmania never fails to make me take a deep breath- the landscape is beyond stunning and the weddings that come out of the Southern state? Beautiful, relaxed and an understated elegance. Such is the elegant Tasmanian wedding of Claire and Stewart, I know you’ll agree! Stewart tells the story of how and

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Tip #1 Find the right design: Firstly, determine what you want your invitation to convey – do you want it to reflect your venue or the overall style of your wedding? The story of how you met and fell in love? Your background or shared interests? Once you know the concept behind the design, then

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There’s a bit of a washi tape craze going around and when the Australian dollar was great last year I jumped straight on the bandwagon and bought myself a delicious box of bright coloured Japanese washi tape from Happy Tape. I loved the crafty, homemade look of this letter design I made up and it’s

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  Nugget and Bec I met Nugget 7 years ago through mutual friends and we became engaged in Japan while we were there on a snowboarding trip in 2009. Nugget proposed on the top of a mountain in the snow at Happo One, Hakuba. We were married on 1st of October 2011 at Nahmahlu House,

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Justine & Cameron Intimacy is sometimes the most beautiful thing- especially at a wedding. Today’s celebration is an intimate waterside wedding in Sydney’s Balmoral. Our couple, Justine & Cameron met while working together and did away with many wedding traditions (including the first dance) in order to have a relaxed, quiet and beautiful celebration with

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When Maeve and Stefan got married at a Geelong vineyard (see more on Polka Dot Bride here), Stefan chose a formal black tie dress code. Stefan had a Roger David suit tailored by Godwin Charli and added a crisp white shirt, belt and velvet bow tie by Godwin Charli. Photo by Ginger and Mint Photography

I loved this dusty rose gown and nude headpiece from Ruche and it inspired me to create a fluffy pink wedding celebration. Texture is always a winner with me, but there’s touches of cherry red and pale blues to stop the pink from being too feminine and girly (though there is no denying this is

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