It appears the world is going Art-Deco crazy, and we’re no different here at Polka Dot Central! We’re big fans of the instantly-recognisable architecture and shapes of this gorgeous era, and we’re seeing some of the most breath-taking classic weddings incorporating the theme. A hark back to the glamour of yesteryear, and we all love the opportunity to get dressed up and put on our finery! Men look particularly dapper in a Gatsby-inspired suit. What’s not to love!
With Friday brings our fabulous roundup, which is particularly full this week (so much to see!). Check out what you may have missed on our specialty blogs, and enjoy the great offers!
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.
1. Real Wedding – Jasmin & Terry’s Vintage Glamour and Travel Themed Wedding 2.Real Bride Advice – Inspired Words – Jaci 3.Real Wedding – Desiree & Andrew’s Bali Destination Wedding 4. Real Journey – Planning A Wedding, Celebrant Style 5. Bride Advice – How to Throw An Engagement Party for 250 Guests on a Budget 5. Real Journey – On The Home Stretch 6. Sneak Peek – Your Centrepieces
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.
1. What Would They Know? Ben Albrecht of Ben Albrecht Jewellery 2. Expert Advice - Planning A Dream Wedding? The Devil is in the Deco! 3. Expert Advice – Here Comes The Rain Again 4. Expert Journey - The Story of A Store 5. Behind the Scenes - Polka Dot Office – May
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.
1.Etsy Roundup – Rustic Ring Holders 2. Tuesday Type – Floreart 3. DIY Tutorial - Colourful DIY Paint Swatch Place Cards 4. DIY Tutorial – Rustic Chalkboard Cake Board 5. Cocktail Friday - Cointreau Fizz Mint Tea
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.
1.Destination Profile – An Adventure to Remember on your Honeymoon 2.Real Destination Wedding – Hin & Clay’s Savusavu Fiji Destination Wedding 3. Polka Dot Travel Lounge - Caroline from Caroline in the City
This week on Polka Dot Groom
Polka Dot Groom is dedicated to all things groom. Inspiration, advice and style for the Australian groom.
We had SO many wonderful entries into the She Takes Pictures He Makes Films Photography Giveaway, and we loved reading all about your amazing destination weddings! We have notified the very lucky winner, Anna – Congratulations! Thanks so much to everyone who entered, and we’d love to see the pics from all of your location weddings!
The lovely team at B Studio Weddings has had a website revamp! They specialise in creating unique and elegant hand crafted wedding invitations and matching wedding stationery. To check out their gorgeous range of hand-made invitations, head over and have a peek!
Bells N Whistles are running Groom June – a month they pay more attention to grooms! We love this!
For the rest of the month they are offering 15% off all packages – from Proposal Planning to Full Wedding Planning. The only requirements are that the Groom must be the one to make contact, and the wedding day can be anytime of the year.
The offer expires on 30th June – so get in quick boys and head to their website for more info!
What’s under your fabulous dress is just as important – and the team at The Age of Intimacy in Glebe are the experts! To take advantage of their current offer of 20% off any Age of Intimacy lingerie, simply show the above flyer to the lovely fold at their Glebe store!
Look out lucky Brisbane brides! The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane has just unveiled its 2013 program and it looks like a designer line-up!
The first ever Bridal Group Show with showcase the hottest trends for Spring by leading Queensland designers such as Brides Desire by Wendy Sullivan, George Wu, Darb Bridal Couture,Paul Hunt and more!
This show is sure to be a stunning and glamorous addition to the Fashion Festival’s program, so to get all the details and book your seat, head to the Festival website!
To round out this fab-packed week, here is the sneak peek of Johanna Johnson’s current collection. Dazzling!