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Christmas in Australia is a special time. Instead of snow, we get beautiful lazy sunsets. Instead of hot chocolate we get cold champagne. Instead of bare branches, we get beautiful native blooms and instead of pudding we get pavlova (except who are we kidding, we’re quite happy to eat both!) This absolutely gorgeous Christmas inspired

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Photo by MM Photos Over our Christmas break, we’re running a magic moments series from beautiful, real weddings. The Polka Dot Bride team will be back on January 7th with plenty of wedding goodness in store!

  Image via flickr 1. What is your favourite Christmas food? Honey Glazed Leg of Ham! 2. What is your favourite Christmas movie? The Polar Express! I love the magic of Christmas and this movie portrays it brilliantly! 3. Your favourite Christmas drink? Christmas Fruit Punch! 4. Is there something you love to do every

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1. What is your favourite Christmas food? Sliced turkey with applesauce 2. What is your favourite Christmas movie? Home Alone 3. Your favourite Christmas drink? Champagne de Mars 4. Is there something you love to do every Christmas? Going to the beach!!! 5. Do you have any Christmas family traditions? Get togethers where we share

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A simple black wedge and a pop of colour makes this a gorgeous outfit for those lazy summer afternoons. In case of a burst of chilliness, wrap your scarf around your shoulders and keep sipping on that cocktail. Ahhhhh… Fiesta Nail Polish from Essie / Witchery Grace 1205072 Sunglasses from David Jones / Summer Soft Scarf

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Bianca and Ben A fun engagement shoot with a 1920’s vintage vibe to it! Coming to us from photographer Hilary Cam and set amongst the bushland of the Blue Mountains, I love that the vintage inspiration is there, but doesn’t take away anything from the story of Bianca and Ben. They explain, “Inspired by the

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Yuletide Cherry Mojitos 1. What is your favourite Christmas food? This is a tough one, my mother always makes the most amazing Christmas ham but Christmas also means cherry season, my favourite! Let’s be honest, I love that Christmas is just an excuse to eat and be merry. 2. What is your favourite Christmas movie?

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1.  What is your favourite Christmas food? Orange glazed baked ham! It combines two of the most exquisite tastes – sweet and salty to create the most intense burst of flavour in your mouth! Also perfect for left over sandwiches on Boxing Day. 2. What is your favourite Christmas movie? Christmas movies always bring such

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With Emerald Green being chosen as Pantone’s Colour of The Year  I thought it only right to finish off our Christmas inspiration boards with this glitzy emerald green celebration. Inspired by the incredible glittering gown, the celebration is of course black tie. There’s lots of sparkle, luxe champagne, luxe detailing on the cake but there’s

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This recipe is for a cooked egg variation on the traditional raw egg nog. Make it the day before you intend to serve it so that it has time to chill. Ingredients: 6 egg yolks 3 cups milk 1 cup whipping cream 3/4 cup sugar Frangelico Liquer to taste Method: 1. In a saucepan, whip

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Sequin Ball Decoration Tutorial We made it Dotties! This is officially the last Friday Roundup for 2012! I think the past few weeks of posts around the blogs have been the best yet- so much Christmas cheer and joy! The Polka Dot team is taking a little holiday until the 7th of January when we’ll

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For his backyard Brisbane wedding (see Sally and Garnett’s Beautiful Backyard Wedding) groom Garnett completed his dapper look with a suit from Hugo Boss. Adding a crisp white shirt, his own shoes and a creative lapel his look suited the formal garden wedding in such a smart way. Photos by Natalie McComas

Candice of Mackenzi Creations 1. What is your favourite Christmas food? Pudding and Custard … I’m not a huge fan of custard normally but there is something about the pudding, Brandy custard and Xmas that just does it on the 25th of Dec for me and my mums potato salad … The best ever 2.

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Jason and Chloe My name is Chloe, and on the 23rd of September 2012, I became the luckiest lady alive! I married my best friend, Jason at 10 o’clock on a brilliant Sunday morning. My day started at about 5:15 in the morning when I worked my way throughout the house jumping on all my

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I am a big fan of the appearance of natural shapes and objects appearing in home décor, and as a result I thought I would design and create my own diy Christmas Tree this year using local native bushland as inspiration. This tree is also great for those not wanting a fake plastic tree, or

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