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I’m always excited when there is something completely brand new in Australia, something that can completely change the style of event you’re having because it is so drop dead awesome. Today’s find? Wedding tipis!Tipikata is a brand new Australian company who has introduced tipis for hire! If you’re looking for something different to a standard

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1. Bridesmaids photo by Kate Osborne via Snippet & Ink 2. Napkins via Martha Stewart 3. Cake from M.Robin Cake Design 4. Kate Spade inspiration shoot by  Edyta Szyszlo via 100 Layer Cake 5. Cake from Martha Stewart Weddings 6.  bow tie and boutonniere by Erin Hearts Court via Once Wed 7. Bar cart from Martha Stewart

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It’s finally time to launch this long project of mine into the blogosphere. My roundup of rustic style Western Australia wedding venues! (Check out the roundups for Queensland, South Australia,Victoria and NSW) I’d love to hear the venues I’ve missed, in the comments! Redcliffe Barn at Ravenswood Sanctuary Redcliffe Barn, located in Ravenswood Sanctuary, Pinjarra. The

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What nicer way to end off a Friday than with some gorgeous inspiration for your wedding centrepieces? Alicia of Form over Function recently styled the tables for the Centennial Parklands Dining open night and kindly shared the photographs (by Evoke Photography) with us as well as her thoughts behind her styling!Table One? Organic Garden! Alicia

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I love the creativity put into table numbers (and names!) nowadays – from naming your tables after special places to you, to putting the number on a special item. Here’s a roundup of some of my favourite wedding table number finds. 1. Wedding table number tents from Lavenderandlily 2. Chalk board wedding table names from

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No matter what happens, there never seems to be less of a demand for rustic wedding venues. Finally today I am showing off one of my favourite states (anywhere that has a chocolate factory close to wineries doesn’t have to work too hard to win me over!)  and showcasing rustic, or barn style South Australian

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I had a lovely discussion with friends the other night as to whether vintage was a trend – trends are something I find really hard to talk about on Polka Dot Bride, because I tend to focus on stories and the extra special touches couples put into their days. So is vintage a trend? I

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It’s always a treat to get a batch of images from Alicia at Form Over Function. I am a big advocate of using lots of colour (especially in your crockery) at your wedding and when Alicia gets to showcase the Form Over Function styling services she blows them away with what she comes up with!

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How divine are these white chocolate centrepieces from Sisko Chocolate? They’re like intricate works of art!I love the pale blue with the creamy white of the chocolate- it’s simple yet eye catching and perfect for a Spring wedding- plus I can imagine these might help sustain guests on the dance floor (no chocolate sculptures were

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I was delighted when this gem of a shoot landed from Tilopa and Jemma at Bride + Groom store in Perth. The girls put it together to show off their new hire range and styling service, but I think it’s the perfect inspiration for a Wednesday morning on Polka Dot Bride!The girls used candelabras (bronze

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I love this gorgeous dessert table that Leonie from Happy Cakes in Townsville sent over recently. It’s a bit of a different twist to the normal dessert tables- this one was set up in front of the bridal table and is full of colour and homemade goodies.Based on Jane’s inspiration board, Leonie created the table

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Queenslanders just keep sending me such gorgeous  styled shoots, I can’t resist in sharing them with you! The lovely Carly of Queensland based CL Wedding & Events sent through this eco- chic styled shoot she was asked to do for Eumarella Shores Resort. Eumarella Shores is an eco friendly resort and sits on the shores

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As an ode to winter and the rich, delicious hues, I thought I’d share Form Over Function’s red & chocolate table scape they styled for the Centennial Parklands Dining Bridal Open Night this afternoon.This would be so perfect for winter, with the rich brown leathers, the spicy red flowers… I think boxes of cinnamon jelly

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I never get tired of pretty tablescapes – I always find something to draw from them as inspiration! The lovely Alicia from Form Over Function recently styled a gorgeous set of ten tables for the Centennial Parklands Dining Bridal Open Night. There are so many beautiful colour ways, decor designs and delicious looking tables that

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One of the greatest joys I have with Polka Dot Bride is getting to know businesses and the talented individual behind them.Granine first came onto my radar last year with a different business, then she told me about her plans for a brand new exciting venture. The exciting venture launched a few weeks ago, Splendid

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