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Some time ago, I stumbled across this reading on a blog Engaged & Ready by a couple who wrote it for their own wedding vows. Editor (and officiant!) Natasha kindly allowed us to share it here on Polka Dot Bride. It has always been a mission here at Polka Dot Bride to make you feel

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I love a gorgeous wedding sign and in recent years, it seems they are popping up at every wedding. Another way to stamp your own personal style on your wedding day, wedding signs are a brilliant way to welcome guests, give information such as your wedding hashtag or itinerary, guide guests in the right direction

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Walking down the aisle is one of those incredible life moments and today I decided to round up twenty wedding processional song ideas that our Dottie brides and grooms chose for their walks down the aisle. Click through to check out the roundup.

I do love copper and rose gold and it seems this is the season for it to dominate weddings! This gorgeous metal works so well with both warm and cool tones adding a little touch of modern glamour to a celebration. Today I am rounding up 29 of my favourite gorgeous copper wedding details. Click

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Photo by Corey Sleap/Katie Hillary, flowers by Flourish Beechworth via Sarah & Josh’s Chic Country Wedding A stunning floral ceremony arch can make such a beautiful addition to your wedding ceremony decor. What is often a blank space can turn into a focal point, a centre stage for your vows and is only limited by

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I love the different cultures that come out to play when a wedding ceremony is conducted and one of my favourites is the history and tradition of a chuppah. Chuppahs of Melbourne is a company I recently stumbled across who have a beautifully modern take on this tradition, creating pieces that are as home on

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Looking for a ceremony setup that will have you breathless as you walk down the aisle? A stylish refreshment station for your guests to enjoy and toast post I do’s? Or perhaps a way to get married on the beach with style? Then you need to meet The Romantic Movement! The brainchild of illustrator Kathryn

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When  it comes to the crunch, you’re not legally married without one important wedding vendor – your marriage celebrant! So today I thought I’d dive into twenty questions to ask of your wedding celebrant. (Check out my previous posts in this series – Twenty Questions – What To Ask Your Cake Designer, Twenty Questions: What

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Another post in our wedding readings series today! (See Wedding Readings – The Journey, Wedding Readings – Defining Marriage and Wedding Readings – Togetherness). Today’s readings are all around the theme of blessings. With so many family members and their wishes and hopes for you as a couple, there are some beautiful ways that convey

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When it comes to a wedding ceremony, it’s often reflective of the path the couple has taken to get to the wedding day. So continuing on with our wedding readings series (see readings on togetherness here and readings on the definition of marriage here.) I’m focusing on readings which tell of journeys in love and

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I’ve been combing the web for wedding readings lately to add something personal to your ceremony. I think the best readings are ones that speak to you as a couple, the reading that makes you go “That’s us!, that’s what we’re about!”. Marriage of course is a great topic for a reading, because everyone defines

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It’s time to kick off a new feature on Polka Dot Bride! Tailoring your wedding ceremony to really represent who you are can be overwhelming! This is after all one of the most important ceremonies and rites of passage you will pass through. So to help you, I’m kicking off a series on wedding readings

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With Summer almost upon us, it’s time to start thinking about ways to style a Summer wedding ceremony. Photographer Jemma Keech teamed up with Bride + Groom store to showcase one of their ceremony styling and hire packages titled “Sienna Summer”. The look is elegant and chic, tying in beautifully with the Mediterranean Summer feel

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1. Candlestick makeover from Cupcakes & Cashmere 2.  Blue candlesticks from Sunset 3, Candles from Anik Gneib 4. Candlestick centrepiece from Womans Day 5. Black lacquered candlesticks from Gumps via Remodelista 6. Danish candlesticks from MonkiVintage 7. Chroma candlestick from Anthropologie 8. Coloured candlesticks from Martha Stewart Weddings 9. Coral candlestick photo by Crystal Clear

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Garden ceremonies have the lucky advantage of playing off the beauty of Mother Nature and rarely need decoration. You can, however, add a festive feel to your wedding ceremony with garden wedding decorations. Paper Lanterns 1. Photo by  Birdsong Photography from Satchel & Harmony’s Wedding 2. Photo by Bella Grace Studios via Grey Likes Weddings

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