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Today it’s a classic from Badgley Mischka that’s inspired me. In a deep magenta this shoe is so pretty! So off I went in search of magenta inspiration so I could put together this board. It was harder than I thought! There’s quite a bit of magenta done, well, not so well. The important thing

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Kirsten & David These gorgeous shots from Aparat Photography do make me miss the cold days of Autumn. They’re so beautifully intimate and cosy (and also feature their beloved dog Rupert). The couple tell their story. “They both went to school in Geelong, and had a lot of the same friends, but somehow managed to

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Earlier this month we shared Emily and Trent’s Chic Melbourne Wedding (photographed by Leo Farrell )  and I was immediately drawn to Emily’s gorgeous pearls. Traditionally when I think of pearls being worn at a wedding it’s a always very traditional, so I love that Emily mixed it up and actually looked very chic and

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Photo from Poppy Paper Flower Tutorial This week has been a little bit crazy, I feel like I’ve been running non stop, so boy am I happy the weekend is almost here so I can breathe for a bit. I have a lot planned for next week! How was your week? Are you enjoying the

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The Eastern influence of New York Japanese restaurant Haru, is alive and well this week as we bring you one of their famous cocktail recipes. This week the unusual but ever so refreshing Elderflower Cucumber Crush. Ingredients: –  Your choice of .5 oz Myers Platinum Rum or Beefeater 24 Gin – 29ml St Germain Elderflower

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For Em and Max’s Modern City Wedding, Max kept his look clean and smart by choosing a Christian Dior suit and pairing it with Calvin Klein shoes. His simple white shirt and tie finished off his look. Max’s groomsmen wore suits from Zanetti. Photos by Jeremy Beasley

Want to share your special choices for your wedding day with other couples? Or show me what you’ve chosen? Because I like to gush and rave and go a bit gooey? That’s what Polka Dot Sneak Peek is all about! Today? I want to know about what for some people is their favourite part of

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Cakes are as unique as each bride and groom. But have been around for centuries, steeped in tradition and history, here are some interesting facts! The eating of the cake in Roman times symbolised fertility, the smashing of the cake upon the head was performed in the hope she would bear many children! Indian cultures

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Eclectic mix of succulents, sedum, hydrangea, roses and bouvarida In those years when we are graced with an “Indian summer,” early Autumn brides will still have the pick of those gorgeous summer blooms with varieties such as Dahlias and Garden roses enjoying the last rays of sunshine and warm evenings. Fun lemons and yellow Garden

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It’s been almost three years since we launched our new look site and three years since we expanded with our five specialty blogs. We said from the start these spaces were all about you. While Ms Gingham and I pop in every now and then, the content is driven by our couples, our vendors –

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Janine and Kiel Janine and Kiel’s wedding day was nothing short of whimsical. Filled with sunshine, plenty of personality and an atmosphere of joy! Janine tells their story. “We spotted each other while I (Janine) was working at a massage stand in a busy shopping centre in Broadbeach. A mutual friend introduced us and we

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Making paper flowers is such an easy way to decorate a wedding. They’re cheap and fun to make and can look so colourful and happy! Today I’m sharing a tutorial for crepe paper flowers – poppies to be exact! A nod to the vibrancy and colour of Summer! What you’ll need: – Crepe paper in

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Justin (after Emma and Justin’s Sydney Library Wedding ) has these words of wisdom to share with other grooms. “Guys, don’t be afraid to get involved in all aspects of the wedding, from the suits and ties to the cake and table settings. It’s not just the great people you’ll meet and the fun you’ll

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Jess & Brendan Nobody really does casual elegance like Australians and I say that hand on heart as a proud Australian, but also because there is something in the water that makes it look so effortless. There’s a way of being that is beautifully true to oneself – the mix of a casual celebration with

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