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Belinda and TrentBelinda and Trent met in Northcote, so where should they head for their engagement photographs but a trip back in time to their old stomping ground! Aria Photography captured a relaxed engagement session for the couple around the streets and haunts they love in the suburb.Belinda tells their story. “We first met at

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When it comes to planning a wedding, I have to say, I think cake tasting is one of the best bits! So today I’m loading you up with information so when you visit your cake designer, you’re not so overwhelmed with deliciousness that you forget what you need to know! Let’s play twenty questions for

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Photo by CkMetroPhotos from Juanita and Dan’s Garden Wedding A truly HUGE week has just finished here at Polka Dot headquarters, and I really can’t believe how much we’ve squeezed in! The same could be said about today’s Friday Roundup – it’s quite frankly splitting at the seams! It’s that time of the year when we

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A double-dose of fabulous Groom style today, thanks to the stylish Melbourne Commitment Celebration of Rowan and Andrew.  Andrew cut a fine figure in Calibre – blazer, shirt and trousers. Rowan also looked sharp in a Calibre suit, with his shirt from Italy. And the shoes? Well, both Grooms wore Converse of course!Images by Matthew

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Port Antonio cocktail

It’s almost the weekend and you know what that means… cocktail time! This Port Antonio cocktail is the perfect sweet/tart combo.Ingredients: Dash of grenadine Ice cubes 1 tbs freshly squeezed lime juice 3 tbs white rum Lime slice, to garnish 1. Pour the grenadine into a cocktail glass.2. Combine ice cubes, lime juice and rum

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Just a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be part of a small group of bridal industry wordsmiths who were invited to experience the best of the Whitsundays. After stepping onto the tarmac and breathing in the balmy air, I knew we were in for a fun-filled few days.We were greeted by our

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I love our Desperately Seeking column! I love finding new venues, new vendors and getting your secret tips and tricks and we have a plethora of venue hunts on this month’s seeking! Leave a comment if you can help any of our readers! Bride #1 is looking for an outdoor garden venue in Victoria, similar to

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Karen and SeyoungThe romance in today’s wedding is palpable. There is so much emotion in each and every moment, but just as much humor (see if you can spot the fun notes during the ceremony). I think that’s when I fall in love with a wedding, when getting swept up in a story is as

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Sometimes it takes a light-hearted moment to banish the nerves on your big day – and in this case the pride of a Groomsmen! Groom Russ shares this rib-tickling memory after his gorgeous New Zealand Vineyard Wedding to Bride Nicole.“As warm memories of my childhood flooded back from my amazing surroundings, I couldn’t think of

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Your wedding dress will be the most precious dress you will ever own. Regardless of what you want to do with it after the wedding, it really pays to treat your wedding dress with the same level of care and attention after the wedding as you did before.Whilst the vast majority of brides and grooms

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Stephanie and GonzaloI have a lot of love for this bright winery wedding I get to share with you today. Not only did I adore the couple’s story of how they met, but the special touches they had at their reception – filled with bright blooms and plenty of candlelight it was utterly beautiful and

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If there was ever a styled shoot that oozed modern wedding inspiration, this inner city shoot from lettuce & co might just be it!Choosing underground venue Spring Street Grocer, a team (including photographer Willem-Dirk du Toit, florist Floretta by Grace, furniture hire company Harry the Hirer,  pastry chef Burch & Purchese, hair and makeup artist Stephanie

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Oh it’s on the cold wintery days that I love the concept of food trucks at weddings even more. Hot surprise food? Yes please! We’re kicking off the next instalment of our latest food truck update with food trucks and vans available for weddings in New South Wales!That Vintage CaravanThat Vintage Caravan has two sweet

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My youngest brother Darren recently wed the love of his life Teagen. We followed their journey through the Wedding Countdown, and on the seventeenth of January we got to see how it all came together. For me, this was one of the most exciting aspects, as I had been overseas for a couple of months

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