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I’m feeling inspired by the stunning floral arrangements from today’s  “Wild Romantics” bridal inspiration shoot. Brought to life by a team that included Nicole Peterson of Light and Type, Dear Delilah Florist and Alchemy Hair and Makeup, the trio wanted to bring to life the magic of the Gippsland region with a wild romantic, bohemian

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As a young apprentice chef I was taught that the food was always the carrier for the “sauce”. I truly believe that to be correct. If you get the sauce right then the dish is usually spectacular! I still make many sauces, dressings, pesto and gravies from my little black book of recipes from those

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Seeing your bride walk towards you down the aisle is an emotional moment as Thomas remembers in his bayside wedding to Vanessa. “I was blown away by the skilled and talented people Vanessa choose to bring our whole day together, however the moments leading up to the bridal procession standing with my groomsmen will never

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Image via Veranda 1. What is your favourite Christmas food? The tiger prawns that I share with my husband on soft buttered rolls accompanied by a bottle of Louis Roederer champagne on Christmas Eve. 2. What is your favourite Christmas movie? “Love Actually”of course! 3. Your favourite Christmas drink? The above mentioned Louis Roederer champagne

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Sometimes it can get overwhelming when looking at blogs, wedding magazines, Instagram and Pinterest when planning your wedding. Of the many things that catch your eye, what should you include, what should you leave out? This is where the services of a stylist who can design, plan and set everything up just as you envisaged

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Porcelain roses necklace from Most Beautiful People 2. Necklace of creamy cold porcelain flowers from Cold Porcelaine 3. Silver pendant necklace from MaaP Studio 4. Campanula flower necklace from Cold Porcelaine 5. White fired porcelain necklace from MaaP Studio 6. Spring coloured porcelain necklace from Vesna Beadz Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Which

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Happy Monday Dotties! It is certainly winding down for the end of the year and we have a few weeks of inspiration left before we take our festive season break, so let’s not take a breath, let’s get straight into it! As we enter the first week of summer, we are seeing some gorgeous weddings

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Nicole and Josh There is a lot to love about today’s romantic Bell Rapids engagement shoot. From the stunning backdrop of earth and water, to the tender, blissful moments between the happy couple captured by iZO Photography. Nicole tells their story. “We met in late 2009. Our love story is a unique one, my mother actually

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Kira & Damien When Kira and Damien set out to plan their Camden winery wedding, they wanted a day that had a rustic, vintage style to it with plenty of Australian native flowers. What they got, of course, was so much more – because as the golden sun set, their story became the beautiful focus

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Finding beautiful and stylish children’s outfits for a wedding does not have to be difficult! At Little Ladies and Gents, we think it’s all about finding an outfit that will suit your child’s individual style whilst also complementing the theme of the wedding – whether it be with a colour or to follow a formal

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As the holidays draw closer, this Cocktail Friday, the smooth and sophisticated Smoked Rosemary and Olive Martini from Emporium Hotel is starting our festive celebrations in full swing! Ingredients: 50ml Gin Mare 10ml Noily Prat Dry Vermouth 1 basil leaf 1 rosemary sprig 2 olives Method: Prepare garnish first. On a plate, ignite and torch

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When I walked down the aisle on a sunny afternoon in 2013 , so did the polka dot dress my mother wore 40 years ago! From a small country wedding in 1973 to a 2013 Melbourne bash, my Mum’s dress enjoyed a little facelift thanks to the incredible talent of Kyha Simpson and One Day

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Photo by Artography from Amy and Casey’s Vintage Chic Pastel Wedding Happy Friday Dotties! It seems to be the week to be thankful with Thanksgiving in America and a little shindig for the Polka Dot team to cap off the year today. This has been one of our biggest years ever and I am so

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When it came time to start coming up with ideas for the Polka Dot Christmas Gift guide, I could hardly believe a year had passed and today I am so excited to kick them off officially with Polka Dot Christmas Gift Guide – Bride & Bridesmaids Gift Ideas! The gift guide is designed to have

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