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Eweline & Niklas Today’s at home engagement shoot might be from the other side of the world, but I loved the romance of it so much that I knew it was one I wanted to share with you. They chose Australian photographer Mike Mañalac to capture them doing their every day loves. Niklas has an

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I love hearing from local artisans and when the lovely Jackie of hand painted napkin business Fazeek dropped her name into my inbox with her new venture I was particularly excited. Owner Jackie hand paints 100% linen napkins in her studio in Melbourne. Each design carefully thought out to capture Jackie’s design aesthetic. I for

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Photo by Gemma Clarke Photography from Natalie and Alex’s Cook Islands Engagement Photos Happy Friday Dotties! I have a big day ahead of me but I am looking forward to getting some life list items ticked off my list. How are you? What lists are you ticking this weekend? This Week On Polka Dot Weddings Polka

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My name is Ms Polka Dot and I am a blatant cocktail stealer. One of my best friends whipped up this delicious spiced rum mojito and I stalked her until I discovered the recipe. This drink? It’s perfect for long Summer days. Make it ice cold with plenty of lime and you’ll be onto a

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I am counting down the days to Autumn – my favourite season (well together with Winter!) and with the season comes beautiful shades of red, taupe, orange and raisin. So today I’m rounding up some gorgeous options for Autumn toned bridesmaid gowns. If you’re marrying in Autumn why not have your bridesmaids select a gown

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Oh how the romance of the taper candle enchants me! I have been loving the look of dipped vessels lately and wanted to create an easy centrepiece idea that captured that modern feel. We collected wine bottles in all shades of green and then came up with this ‘dipped’ bottle tutorial. It’s actually a lot

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Kayla & James Kayla and James decided on a classic urban wedding for the start of their marriage. They kicked it all off with a traditional, beautiful church ceremony before going completely urban with a reception at the bare space of industrial space Lightspace. They chose Simon Peter Taylor to be there to capture it

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It’s a big moment in any man’s life – the moment he decides to ask his lady to be his wife. But, what exactly runs through his head in the lead up? I’ve caught up with some menfolk to spill the beans on their own proposal stories. Today Mitch shares his story of asking Hannah to

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When I first saw these bright and colourful images from much loved home-wares designer Bonnie & Neil I fell in love. The beautiful bold colours, the floral garlands, the sherbet coloured chairs, the mismatched plates. The entire setting can be so easily replicated for a wedding – bold bright, abstract patterns and colours with plenty

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Sparkling crystals, glittering sequins and  Teeki + The Adorn Collective have combined forces to create a beautiful range of bridal jewellery pieces that suit brides, bridesmaids and even work as accessories for mothers of the bride or groom! You know Teeki for her incredible range of handmade bridal hairpieces and we’ve come to know and

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Natalie & Alex When I visited the Cook Islands in December, I’m not sure I realised how much I would fall in love with this  paradise. So seeing others who love it just as much, who choose it as the backdrop for their engagement photos makes me oh so very happy. The couple hired Gemma

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Dee & Rafal Dee & Rafal certainly embraced their own respective cultures with their two day wedding festival! They kicked off with a traditional Hindu ceremony and followed the next day with a Polish Catholic ceremony – ending it all with an epic party. Each part of their culture and family represented in the smallest

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Distillery has several different styles of font under its name as well as cute icons – perfect for your wedding signage. Distillery is available from My Fonts.

Nicola & George Nicola and George chose a classic white wedding to celebrate their special day. With the groom’s family being used to traditional Greek orthodox ceremonies, the couple mixed it up with a civil ceremony overlooking Albert Park lake. They chose Glass Slipper Photographer to capture their day. Nicola tells the story of how

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Free spirited brides rejoice, the second part of designer’s Mara Hoffman bridal collection “Devotional” has been released and is inspired by goddesses from different times and cultures all embodying the magic of these stories into beautiful bridal gowns. Each of the nine gowns in this collection is named after a goddess – from Athena, the

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