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Friday Roundup

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Happy Friday! This week has been crazy but I am quite delighted with myself for knocking over a mass of Christmas shopping with Mother Polka Dot. For someone who had a bit of a “oh my gosh how did it get to be the end of November and I haven’t even thought about Christmas” meltdown earlier this week, I feel like that’s a gold star for shopping skills. or at least taking time out from the polka dot world to get ‘er done!

I am kind of wishing for turkey with cranberry sauce- a big happy thanksgiving to our American friends!

What did you get up to this week? If you’ve finished shopping can you please tell me how you are so organised?

Let’s catch up on the polka blogs!

This Week On Polka Dot Weddings

Polka Dot Weddings is the blog where real brides write about their weddings and share their experiences. Inspiration abounds so click on each image to read more.

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1.Real Bride Reflects ~ Inspired Words – Jess 2.Real Wedding ~ Princess Catherine Style Brisbane Wedding With A Twist 3.Real Wedding ~ Bess and Mitch’s Orange & Pink Shark Island Sydney Wedding 4. Desperately Seeking - November

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This Week On Polka Dot Wisdom

Polka Dot Wisdom is a treasure trove of advice, news and wedding planning tips! Written by wedding professionals you could almost plan your whole wedding by following this, the wisest of all blogs! Click on the images to read more.

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1.Expert Interview ~ What Would They Know – Erin Archibald of Prior Engagement 2.Jewellery Wisdom ~ How To Select A Beautiful Diamond – Part 1 3.Industry Events ~ Project innovate 2012 “Selling For Wedding Professionals” with Saundra Hadley GET REAL Sales Coach – The Film 4.Wedding Fashion Wisdom ~ Choosing Outfits for your Flower Girls And Page Boys 5.Wedding Planning Wisdom ~ The Importance Of Good Reception Lighting

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This Week On Polka Dot Made

Polka Dot Made is your source for all things handmade including weekly DIY projects to make for your wedding or engagement.

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1.Etsy Roundup – Paper Lace 2.Tuesday Type – Hummingbird 3.DIY Rustic Ombre Cake Decorating Tutorial 4.DIY Floral Fabric Wedding Dress Hanger Tutorial

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This week on Polka Dot Honeymoons

The wedding is over, the dust has settled and now it’s time to get away from it all! Find resort reviews, inspiration and real honeymoons every week on Polka Dot Honeymoons.

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1.Holiday Travels In Myawaddy, Burma 2.Samantha Farrugia Hidden Paradise Collection

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This week on Polka Dot Groom

Polka Dot Groom is dedicated to all things groom. Inspiration, advice and style for the Australian groom.

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1.Get The Groom Style – Beach Formal 2. Groom Style – Rick 3.Inspired Memories – Julian

Around the wedding would this week…

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Vera Wang is holding a trunk show in Melbourne on the 24th & 25th of November. You need to call 0282030903 or email to book an appointment!

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Brand new photographer Amanda has launched her business Ambre & Jane Photography and is looking to build her portfolio! Amanda does stop motion films (a mix of photography and video). She’s offering to shoot a few weddings for willing couples for free while she gets on her feet! Check out her Facebook page for more.

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Honeymoon gift registry Honeymoon Pixie have been working hard on their brand new site and it’s finally launched! Honeymoon Pixie allows your guests to contribute to your honeymoon as a wedding and allows you to do it all online!

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Every year over the holiday break we run “Magic Moments” One photo a day that we love. We’re getting prepared early this year and would love submissions from photographers for this series! Similar to “Snapshot Sundays”We’re looking for candid shots, beautiful shots, shots that tell a story within a frame. Please email your images to submit at

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For our film of the week. When life gets too much, there is nothing like the emotion that comes with a proposal to get me remembering what I love so much about what I do. Today’s film is a bit of a big proposal but big or small, I love how the emotion and feelings are always the same.

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  • corey says:
    November 23, 2012 at 10:56 am

    That was totally incredible, im in tears!



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