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Happy Monday Dotties, Dotettes and all things polka dot! It’s time to kick off another week and we have so much goodness planned for you! First up, as is Monday morning tradition, a spotlight on the fantastic members of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory Take some time and check out our fantastic group of vendors- we

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1. Vintage enamel and gold washed butterfly from DLSpecialties   2. Vintage silver and enamel butterfly from TRIBALEXPORT  3. Vintage plique a jour enameled and gold washed silver butterfly from MyVintageJewels   4. Vintage Liz Claiborne enamel and rhinestone butterfly from madbella  5. Enamel and rhinestone butterfly from Cleoras  6. Rhinestone and enamel butterfly from silvermistfarm

Watermelon pink is fresh, vibrant and summery and one of my all time favourite hues (especially on my toes!). Pair with golds, yellows, corals, reds and coppers to add a touch of the bright to your celebration. Oh and the shoes… these simple T-Bar platform are by Steve Madden. Image by Johnny Miller via Martha Stewart

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Mika and James There is a common misconception that beachy engagement shoots mean floaty dresses, hot days and plenty of ice cream. Mika and James and photographer Nicolle Versteeg have proved that myth wrong with this wintery beach engagement photographs. With glowy light, the beach beckons in Winter, if only to witness it’s intensity that

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The incredible work of Anne Ten Donkelaar left me breathless this week. Anne creates 3D collages using layers of paper cutouts and real pressed blooms to create the most intricate, creative pieces. Shadows are cast, pieces appear to be floating against the backdrop. Isn’t paper something amazing? Who would have thought that something so simple

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New York restaurant Haru mixes it up with this vivid purple cocktail aptly named the “Electric Lavender” for today’s Cocktail Friday! Ingredients: – 52 ml Inocente Tequila – 22 ml Monin Lavender Syrup – 15 ml Sour mix Method: 1. Shake ingredients over ice 2. Strain & serve 3.  Serve straight up in a cosmo

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Twelve Tips After Twelve Months* Of Marriage Photo by Dekuji Photography. Happy Friday Dotties! I can never believe it when I sit down to write this post (which i always do on a Thursday night!). The days are long and the weeks fly by! It’s getting into the icky end of the year when people

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For Erica and Sean’s Bohemian Californian Wedding Sean look relaxed, but still smart with a definite “I’m getting married today” look. Sean and his groomsmen wore suits from Brent Wilson while Sean paired his look with shoes from Hawkings McGill. Photos by Tyler Branch Photo

Happy Polka Dot Hot Spot day! The place where we talk about the sometimes controversial, sometimes just a hard decision parts of weddings! Today’s hot spot isn’t a life or death situation, but it’s still a decision females make as they work out their wedding style and what look they want for their day. The

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Ah the humble wedding ring. Just so many cute designs to choose from. You want your ring to represent your personality and you want it to last the test of time. For the blokes there are some awesome bold designs that can really make your man look good. Here is a peek at some of

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DIY Invitation Tutorial

Planning a wedding with just 25 guests meant I only needed 15 invitations. I wanted something super simple, yet easy on the eye. I scoured the internet high and low and came up with these. The card and stock came from Straight Home. I got this fabulous Rubber Stamp Set from Curly Tree and the

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Image by Daniel K Cheung via Emma and Justin’s Sydney Library Wedding When you book your fabulous wedding reception venue, you took a walk-through with the site manager, catching your breath over the gorgeous gardens, checking out the bridal suite where you can just see yourself getting ready and posing for photos, and generally checking

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1. Small Clutch (RRP $10) 2. Toiletry Organiser (RRP $20) 3.  Weekender Bag (RRP $50) 4.  Cosmetic Clutch (RRP $15) 5.  Complete Cosmetic Bag (RRP $35) 6. Fold-Over Organiser (RRP $25) Australian-born, New York-based designer and entrepreneur Jimeale Jorgensen has created an exclusive line for Target of cute and spotty, fun and dotty cosmetic cases

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Vicki and Luke If there is one place in Australia I really must get to – it’s Broome. Some of the most spectacular beaches in Australia, amazing sunsets and camels. What a place to get married, which is exactly what Vicki and Luke did! Vicki tells their story. “I first met Luke when he moved

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