Photo by James Day of Daylight Photography from Scott & Carissa – The Big Proposal
Happy Friday Dotties! I have had such a busy week after landing back from a whirlwind trip to Malaysia last week (did you catch our travels around the country on Instagram, SO much fun!) and we have had such a fun week on the blog with plenty of wedding inspiration!
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 Engagement - Sam and Lisa’s Summer Engagement Session
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? – Katja Anton of AKA Weddings 2. Expert Advice - How To Pull Off An Amazing Sunset Wedding Ceremony
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 - Strawberry Wedding 2. Tuesday Type – Salt & Spices Pro 3. DIY Tutorial – Single Stem Corsage Tutorial 4. Cocktail Friday – The Crystal Cosmo
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. Amsterdam A Romantic City
This week on Polka Dot Groom
Polka Dot Groom is dedicated to all things groom. Inspiration, advice and style for the Australian groom.
1. Real Wedding ~ Scott and Marks Spectacular New Zealand Wedding
Love On The Lawn, Australia’s outdoor wedding festival is back again and this year will be held at Centennial Parklands on Sunday March 1st 2015. There will be over 100 suppliers in attendance plus awesome fun like food trucks, beer sampling, live entertainment, food sampling, expert advice and live fashion shows. You’ll go into the draw for plenty of prizes plus VIP ticketed guests will receive extra special treats like gift bags, sparkling wine and canapes, front row seating at the runway and more!
Visit the website for more information and to buy your tickets!
The Bridal Atelier- Melbourne bridal boutique who stock much love brands like Rue De Seine, Houghton NYC, Sarah Seven, Katie May, Theia and Unbridaled by Dan Jones are opening their Sydney boutique today! Located in 27 Bay Street Double Bay the boutique opening comes after so many brides travelled interstate to see their gorgeous range of gowns. Pop online to make an appointment today!
Newly engaged and in Sydney? Aqua Dining have a bunch of specials for engagement parties! For the winter months their all-inclusive food and drinks package for a cocktail style event is usually priced at $120 per person and will be available for just $100 per person. Find more information here!
At Aqua Dining this offer is available for Saturday lunch events and Sunday dinner events. At Ripples Milsons Point and Ripples Chowder Bay the offer is available for Sunday dinner events. Available from May 16th, 2015 to August 30th 2015.
Brisbane couples! A new event is in town- meet The Lovers Collective! Held on the 7th of March 2015, the event is designed to be a series of workshops and events with a lot of fun!
Not only will you get questions and answers with inside tips from some of your favourite wedding vendors, but the day long workshop will also feature live music, displays, competitions, cupcakes (on top of a scrummy lunch), gift bags and the best part? You’ll learn how to make your own flower crown! What a day out! Check out the website to buy your tickets!
The beautiful gowns of Erin Claire Couture are landing at Savvy Brides! To celebrate, Savvy Brides are holding a trunk show on the 6th and 7th of March at their Sydney studio. Book an appointment and head into their studio to try on these beautiful couture style gowns laden with beautiful details like illusion backs, sequin embellishments and incredible laces.
To book your trunk show appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Zealand brides! Get ready for Love At The Grove, Nelson’s very first boutique bridal show and fashion runway! Held on Saturday 21st of March, 2015 enjoy a day out full of inspiration, creative vendors, live tutorials, local food & beverages, acoustic tunes and a chance to meet the best in the business. Visit the Love At The Grove to buy your tickets!
Want a peek into what I’ve been reading and loving this week? Here’s a new addition to Friday Roundup!
The Beautiful 2015 Bridal Collection from Myra Callan for Twigs & Honey
12 Things to Do After You Have Been Published
Mornings like these…
Driftwood Candle Tutorial
For our film of the week, Michael Bird of Native Video sent over this very fun wedding film. The couple met in Vienna, Austria where they were both working for the UN and decided on a wedding that reflected their own beliefs and loves in life.