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Melynda and Timothy Tim and I met in 2006 and started dating two weeks after meeting. We had always said that we wouldn’t get married until I had finished studying so in July 2011, six months before I was to graduate, he proposed. The day started off with a french toast breakfast cooked by my

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Wedding gown by J’Aton Couture Photo by Marcus Bell of Studio Impressions from Athena and Dariusz’s Sophisticated Brisbane Wedding Following on from my last wedding planning list, I thought today I’d write one for dress shopping. It’s such a big, overwhelming task that I would love to hear your own tips you’ve figured out! 1.

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Bec & Sean I love Bec and Sean’s wedding. Not only because Bec wore a gown I have loved for ages (and it’s so much better seeing a gown on a real bride in a real wedding!) but because of all the nostalgic, family driven touches. Bec wore the same polka dot gloves her mother

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When you marry a teacher in the middle of a school term, a long honeymoon is never on the cards. Our 8-day honeymoon needed to be somewhere close, but far enough away not to feel like ‘home’. After getting engaged in Koh Samui 18 months earlier, we knew we wanted somewhere different but still needed

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Image by Sayher Heffernan via Raisin Red and Pink Quirky Country Wedding It’s no surprise that public speaking is the number one phobia that people suffer from in the world, and not to be morbid here, but to quote Jerry Seinfeld “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is

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1. BaroqueAndRoll  – I must admit I am just a little bit of an etsy addict and BaroqueAndRoll has got to be one of my favourite sellers.  I love a stylish 1920s/flapper themed wedding and these handmade hairpieces are absolutely stunning for not only brides but their bridesmaids as well.  With a perfect mix of

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    Having a rustic farm wedding? Or perhaps a handmade DIY event? This handwritten style font is perfect to convey the handmade look for your invitations and other stationery. Designer Notes Pro comes in a four font family of regular, italic, bold and bold italic, and comes with a full Latin set of 228

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Katherine & Jeremy Katherine & Jeremy’s classic Melbourne wedding has all the classic element and all the little touches that make it personal to their sunny lifestyles. Katherine and Jeremy even met before the ceremony in one of Melbourne’s graffiti ridden lane ways and captured the best of Melbourne’s backdrops! Katherine explains how they met.

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Isabella Beaded silk crinkle gown Ah Collette Dinnigan, your gowns never fail to have me lost in dreams of beauty and elegance and it appears the Dotties love you just as much, which is why I am so excited to show the 2012 Collette Dinnigan “Enchanted” wedding gown collection. In true Collette style, the gowns

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Craig and Leah Craig and I are high school sweethearts. We met at school when I was 15 and Craig was 17. From the day we met I knew we would one day end up married. Then after 12 years together Craig took me and our puppies on a surprise weekend away to a B&B

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Image by Lisa Dunham Photgraphy The wedding ceremony is a time when generally all eyes are on the bride as she makes her grand entrance and walks down the aisle to be pronounced your wife. But come time for the reception you can turn the tables and shine the spotlight on you, the groom, with

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Good morning Dotties! Do you have a busy week planned? I can’t wait to get into it this week and am looking forward to sharing lots of goodies with you! It’s our Monday morning tradition to look at some of the amazing, talented wedding vendors in Ms Polka Dot’s Directory Our wedding directory  is a

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  1. Innocence spot tulle garter from Florrie Mitton  2. Satin, Ivory and platinum pearl embellishment from Crystal Avenue 3. Organza, silver and ivory rhinestone beaded from MillielCARO 4. Vintage inspired in white Venice lace from   PetalnPearl Boutique 5. Ivory pleated French lace with pearl drape from Atelier Rousseau 6. Vintage lace garter with ivory

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Gorgeous photography is a big passion of mine and I have long been a fan of Western Australia wedding photographer Natasja Kremers of NK Photography. Natasja creates beautiful, soul baring work and I am so delighted to have her join us on Polka Dot Wisdom today to share her thoughts on weddings and photography! Where

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This Sunday I have a shoe crush on these gorgeous T-Bar vintage style heels in the gentlest of Antique golds. Pair them with any length gown for a flattering shoe with heaps of support for your big day. By the way, it looks like I’m not the only one obsessed with gold this week! Ms

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