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Tien and Jimmy I really do love engagement photos with beautiful  gowns and smart suits. I love to dress up and given the chance to wear a beautiful gown, I can’t imagine a better excuse! Today’s photographs come from the lovely Jemma Keech who captured Tien and Jimmy just a few days before their wedding.

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It’s  Friday afternoon and I want to head into the weekend with something delicious for you. So these gorgeous dessert tables styled by Kiss Me Kate in Melbourne (and photographed by Rena Harvey) are just perfect. First up is a bridal shower styled in “bridal white”. The girls added whimsical butterflies and touches of silver.

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Image by Stewart Ross Photography from The Wedding Collective  What a week it has been! Three of the patterned people are off across the world on holidays next week! Bali, Greece and even the USA are on their itineraries. Do you think we like sunshine? What are you up to Dotties? Any holidays planned? We

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Image by Stewart Ross Photography This years The Wedding Collective in Brisbane was THE place to see and be seen (you can read my full review here). So it seems only fitting that Northshore Riverside Café served up the hottest cocktail to have in hand… a Skinnygirl Cosmo. This fashionable, low-calorie cocktail was created, and

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Happy July Desperately Seeking! Remember to leave a comment to help our lovely seekers out or contact me if you have a Desperately Seeking for August! Bride #1 is look for deep blue shoes for her wedding from an Australian store. Her budget is $150-200 Bride #2  is selling six metres of 18oz hessian with

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A backyard wedding like Anna and Tom’s Intimate At Home Wedding doesn’t really require a suit, but  Tom  still managed to look every bit the groom while fitting into the beautiful, casual style of the wedding. Tom’s something borrowed? His father’s shoes, which were Italian woven leather. Tom outfitted himself in  grey suit pants from

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Hi! Today I’m sharing my top ten makeup looks for your wedding. Whether you want a classic look, a minimalist look or a strong look there’s heaps here to inspire you. Photography Credits: Shadows & Hues – Nick Blair / Smoldering –  S de Varax / Complimentary Colours – Matt Reed / Let It Shine – Matt

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Milly & James If there is one thing that is clear, it’s that we don’t see enough of Tasmania on Polka Dot Bride. So I always get excited to have beautiful weddings such as today’s land in my inbox- plus it’s a New Year’s eve wedding! I love the idea of new year’s celebration- a

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When Joanna told me her story of her wedding day, she made sure to mention the film. Shot by Ryan of McDuff Productions it captures the light hearted beauty of the day wonderfully.

Good morning, Dotettes! I have one final pretty DIY for you from this sweet homespun shoot, some printable handwritten-style place cards. Simply download the file, enter your guests’ names, print onto coloured paper and trim to size. I’ve attached them to a wooden craft spool (available from craft shops) using double-sided tape. But you can

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Joanna and Nolan I’m pretty tunnel visioned when it comes to weddings on Polka Dot Bride – they have to be Australian or have a link to Australia. But then, I know our readers span much wider than just this little (big?) continent we call our own and I know that the USA is a

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p style=”text-align: center;”> Chris and Lucy Chris and I got engaged in October 2010. He proposed to me in Bali after we had the most incredible experience. This is another story all together but an uncomfortable experience became one of the happiest moments of my life, as Chris asked the question, and I said yes! We

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Jess and Matt The dreaminess of today’s wedding really had me hooked. I loved everything about it – from the bride’s gown (that I am so thrilled to see in a real wedding!) to the succulent bouquets and the beautiful soft sorbet colours. Jess recalls the story of she and Matt met. “We met on

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Image from The Wedding Collective You know the saying “First impressions are lasting”? Well it was certainly fitting for me last night. I begrudgingly dragged myself off my cozy sofa, out of my warm tracksuit (it was really cold in Brisbane), donned a little black dress and strutted off to yet another wedding fair. The

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I adore Broome. I think it offers travellers (and honeymooners!) a lot – sand, sun, glorious water, tranquillity, history, culture, adventure… the sorts of things Australians go looking for overseas, but sometimes forget that they can find in their own backyard. So when thinking about what to write about next for Polka Dot Honeymoons, Broome

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