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Rain rain go away, please come back another day! Most couples escape to the sunshine here in Queensland hoping for outdoor weddings under big blue skies… and dread bad weather on their big day! However, in this climate it’s often hard to predict when it is going to rain. In my book though, it’s a

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When Lizzie and Ben (see more of their wedding on Polka Dot Bride) married in the Yarra Valley, it was the littlest members of the bridal party who stole the show. Ben recalls “The flower girls were pretty funny! Two got stage fright a few steps out of the barn one bolted left one bolted

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Photo by Jel Photography from Tiana and Gavin’s New Zealand Wedidng Woohoo! it’s Friday! I am so excited to sit down quietly tonight and fill the weekend with lovely things. What are you planning for the weekend? Are you getting married? On Polka Dot Groom When Ben married Lizzie he remembers the funny antics of

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Hooray! it’s the second Friday of the month, which means it’s Polka Dot Sneak Peek time! (also known as, the day when I get to pour over your plans and gush, because I like to gush!) Today I wanted to focus on something that can fun, traditional, coloured, white, fluffy, sleek, modern, princessy- whatever you

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Sarah and Brendan Retro and Noosa Wedding aren’t usually words you might hear in the one sentence, but Sarah and Brendan managed to incorporate their passion into their wedding day with a rockabilly beach style wedding. Sarah tells the story of how she and Brendan came to be. “We were part of a group of

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Who doesn’t like receiving beautiful invitations in their mail? After a long day at work, something unique lying in your mailbox can actually spice up the rest of your evening and make you smile. Wouldn’t every bride want to have an impact like that on friends and family? Lace, Satin, Calligraphy, Buckles indeed define an

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Shane and I met when we were both travelling in Italy. Whilst we both called Australia home, being from different cities (he is from Sydney whilst I am from Melbourne) meant that deciding where to have our wedding was always going to be a difficult decision. We knew one thing – we both love the

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A bride in glasses is a rare sight (ha) and I’m still not sure why. I love seeing a bride rocking her spectacles and being able to see clearly on the wedding day! Whether it’s hip and modern, a little retro, or just your normal every day style- it looks beautiful and so very “them”.

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When Claire and James got married (see more on Polka Dot Bride here) they opted for a romantic, vintage theme. So it seems only fitting that groom James chose a vintage suit for his wedding day. Bride Claire explains “James’ suit was a gorgeous vintage brown woollen pinstripe, which he wore with a cream cravat

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I think this is my favourite letter tutorial of all the ones I did. There’s something beautiful about letters absolutely covered in flowers! For the best effect, choose beautiful fluffy, large petaled flowers. We chose daisies but you could also use carnations, hydrangeas, or even simple moss! What you’ll need: Wire letters from Typo at

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Laurine and Adam Long time readers know I adore winter, so I couldn’t resist sharing this cold weather engagement shoot with you on this weekday. Just to get you a little excited about the Autumn splendors that’s on our doorstep! it comes from the dynamic duo that is Woodnote Photography. (The two flutter between the

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Michael and Sally in front of the Eiffel Tower Of all the cities in the world, I had always dreamed of travelling to Paris. Intrigued and inspired by the art, fashion, history and culture of this city, I was so excited to finally travel overseas (for the first time in my life); and to visit

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Colour, fragrance, form… and texture. Every species shines in different ways and capturing the features of each is what fun floristry is about. I loved doing this green and brown succulent and foliage wedding back in September. The bouquet took me over two hours to wire, but it was worth it. Photography by Blooming Brides

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Zara and Andrew The Australian country side is one that has a unique feeling to it, there’s a quiet nature to the country, but a feeling that there is plenty of room to kick up your heels and dance all night. Which is exactly what Zara and Andrew did when they married in rural Western

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Cory and Amy Our engagement shoot was actually shot by one of my bridesmaids. The very talented Mrs Carla Y, humbly accepted our request to take the photos for us. She is amazingly creative, has such an eye for detail and an uncanny knack for capturing moments of emotion. She really should go into photography! The photos

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