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Brad and Jess My partner and I have been together over seven years now.  We first met in high school at a school fete… we often joke that it was “fate at the fete”. In the many years leading up to our engagement, I moved towns to live together, we bought a house, Brad finished

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Claire & Rick Garden weddings in the country are so beautiful. The dappled shade, the luscious backdrops, the no one for miles and the sense of intimacy is such a beautiful way to celebrate a wedding. Today we’re heading to the south coast of NSW for a beautiful country celebration of Claire and Rick! Claire

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Valentine’s Day means many things to many people, and for a lucky few it also means the gorgeous surprise of a marriage proposal. Brisbane north-side resident Barry John Freeme (BJ) decided he needed a little help popping the question to his girlfriend Carla Vincenzo, so he entered an Austereo radio competition and was the lucky

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What a wonderful feeling it is when we get to bring a fabulous giveaway for Polka Dot Brides out there, particularly when it’s from a talent such as the man behind the lens at Luke Going Photography. His style is one of photojournalism with a fine-art twist, and this, combined with his creative instinct, allows

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Drafting the guest list can be one of the most important decisions in wedding planning and involves many considerations: the size of the venue, the type of the wedding you would like, your associated budget… not to mention the inevitable battles of who “simply must” be invited {insert parents’ voice here}. With that said, there’s

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Materials: – Lace Trim – Scissors – Mod Podge – Paintbrush – Cardboard Tube – Baking Paper – Rubber Bands – Pins   Instructions: 1. Cover the cardboard tube with baking paper and secure the paper with two rubber bands 2. Wrap the lace around the tube until it overlaps (1cm). Attach two pins to make

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When photographer Amelia Soegijono (Pictures and Hearts) from Roxanne and Brad’s Rustic Hunter Valley Wedding described Roxanne as “the super happy and chirpy bride” with Brad the “super quiet, calm and gentle soul”, you know that you’re in for a treat when the reserved groom shares his favourite memory from the day with us all! Brad recalls

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Jess and Simon Country South Australia sets the scene for Jess and Simon’s rustic inspired wedding. The bouquets look like they’ve been picked from the garden, the couple’s son plays an integral role in the ceremony and the love story takes it’s next steps. Jess tells the beginning. “Simon and I first met when we

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Working in the wedding industry, the one thing I hear time and time again that makes me cringe are the words “I don’t want to spend a lot of money on my invitations because they are just a thing that people will throw away”. If I had ten cents for every time I heard this

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Louise and Lee A wedding making the most of Sydney Harbour always tickles my fancy- so many beautiful backdrops for such special days and Louise and Lee made sure to include as much of the harbour as possible in their beautiful waterside celebration. Louise kicks off with the story of how she and Lee met.

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We all Google. It’s almost becoming second-nature to do so when posed with any query or quandary. I probably Google in my sleep! And finding the perfect Honeymoon location is no less an exhaustive search. So what if there was some way to narrow the search, particularly when looking for that unique luxury escape? The

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Georgina and Ashley Georgina and Ashley chose the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula for their relaxed seaside wedding. You clearly can’t wipe the infectious smile from Georgina’s face which only adds to how much I love beautiful stories like todays. Georgina kicks off their story. “We met at work; I actually inducted Ash into the business and

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I’ve had this vividly coloured Lilly Pulitzer print from Fall 2012 sitting on my desktop for months and today I’m finally turning it into a raspberry and lime wedding inspiration board.  I love the idea of using such vivid colours in such a blank. urban setting like the one pictured below. Using different touches like

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It’s always a pleasure to be able to share one’s favourite ‘wedding things’! Favourite flower shop: Gorgeous Flowers in Toorak have great service and are very reliable. Favourite wedding reception location in Melbourne:  The Carousel Albert Park – One of the most romantic locations so close to the city.  Also where we got married 🙂

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‘From there the tendrils spiral—especially in the uppercase letters, with their echoes of nautilus shells we held to our ears to hear the ocean’ – this is some of the text that describes Mandevilla. How poetic and how gorgeous for a wedding invitation font. Dare to be different! Mandevilla is available from My Fonts