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Today’s board is all about the modern touch of an urban wedding. Inspired by the modern low back on this Jennifer Regan gown, I envisage a city celebration with very modern decor. Inspired by dahlias and luscious, colourful peonies, I kept the colour palette modern with lots of grey, champagne and neutral nude pinks and

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 Outsourcing Like A Boss – Why DIY? Photo by Studio SomethingWhat a week of inspiration on Polka Dot Bride! From the bride who rocked her black sequin wedding gown, to the directory of Australian food trucks & carts for your wedding. I think we’ve had so much variety this week and so many fantastic, inspiring

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For Stuart’s Elegant Vaucluse House Wedding, the couple kept to their relaxed and elegant style. The groom and groomsmen wore dark grey suit pants with matching vests from Roger David and a white shirt. The relaxed feel continued with the groom and groomsmen going without ties.Photo by At Dusk Photography

 It’s the end of the month which means it’s time for Ask Ms Polka Dot! Drop me a line if you’d like some advice or a question answered!Hi,just wondering if you could give me some ideas of what colour shoes my bridesmaids could wear as they are wearing bright yellow dresses.Our wedding is in summer,

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With his eye for details and capturing emotion wedding photographer Benjamin Lynch from Blue Tulip Imaging brings a smile to our face with his collection of top ten man tears!Photography by Blue Tulip ImagingMs Gingham says: Such beautiful emotions captures in such a candid and heartwarming way! Thanks to Ben for sharing his work with us

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Claire & Erwin I love weddings when they get back to nature, when you tumble upon them in beautiful hidden bush settings, where family pitches in, there’s story behind every detail and really? It’s a whole lot of fun! And such is the wedding of Claire & Erwin.Claire tells the tale of Claire and Erwin, the

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Daniel and TatjanaI always scoffed at the notion of love at first sight, but I think after our first date in November 2009, Daniel and I knew that we were on to something special. On the 22nd of December 2010, Daniel and I had organised to go out to dinner. I met him at his

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Am I the only one who’s sick of this cold weather? I’m dreaming of summer already.With that in mind, here’s a fun freebie for you spring and summer brides. Add these cheerful drink flags to straws using double-sided tape. Perfect for your post-ceremony refreshments – your guests will certainly appreciate it after a sunny garden wedding.Download

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It occurred to me recently that one of the best things about being an adult is learning that sometimes it’s way better to pay someone to do something for you than try to do it yourself. Like haircuts, dentistry, and late night transport from the bar to my bed, some things are better handled by

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I love, love love  the idea of portable food at weddings. I love the idea of dancing under the setting sun to see the deliciousness of an ice cream cart arrive (if of course it’s playing Greensleeves). I also love the casual feel of guests being able to head to a van (or Airstream!) select

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Kylie and Rob has such a fun Adelaide Modern Retro Wedding, but I loved hearing Rob’s memories of the day most of all.“Seeing the emotion from Kylie’s Uncle who gave her away was touching and shows how much he loves her.”“I’ve never wanted to get married before Kylie and on the day it just felt

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Megan and ZelkoThere is nothing about today’s wedding that isn’t totally chic. Megan wore a stunning gown, the venue? Hip and full of city elegance and the flowers, oh the flowers over flowed with colour. Sydney you shine like a diamond!Megan tells how they met. “We met through friends at a Sydney Festival gig and

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 Harbour 220º is suitable for your ceremony in the botanical gardens and the reception is within walking distance at the venueA noticeable trend in the wedding industry which is popular with couples  at the moment, is to have the reception and ceremony held at the same venue.  It is often easier for both the bridal

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It was a very, very cold May weekend when Mr Polka whisked me off to The Langham Hotel in Melbourne for a mini celebration. You see, we like to celebrate and although we’d dreamt of a trip to Europe this year, we settled for a beautiful hotel room and lovely dinner instead. We loved it

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Lauren & AndyBefore I launch into my introduction of Lauren and Andy’s amazing wedding, there really are only three things you need to know. The couple married at an old train station. They were married by Elvis. The bride wore a black sequin gown. Want to get straight into the day? Me too!Today we have

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