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Wedding Gifts

My third and final instalment in the Polka Dot Bride Christmas Gift Guide for 2013 is all about presents you can buy for your beloved, or that gift givers than gift to a couple. perhaps for Christmas or perhaps as a wedding or engagement present. presents to enjoy together and help build your home, or

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The second of our Christmas gift guides 2013! Today, it’s all about the groom and groomsmen! If you’re stuck for a Christmas gift, or looking for something to buy as a wedding or thank you gift for the groom and groomsmen, I have found my favourites (and Mr Polka approved!) gift ideas. Aura By Tracie

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While I can’t admit how close we are to Christmas, I can admit that gift guides are one of my favourite parts about Christmas. I love discovering new things! So with that, I am so excited to unveil our 2013 Christmas Gift Guide! I have pulled together three guides that we’ll show off over the

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It has taken me many years to fall in love with candles again, but fall in love I did- there is nothing I love better now than to burn a beautifully poured candle while I’m working, relaxing or celebrating and I think there is nothing that makes a reception look more beautiful than plenty of

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As someone continually looking for unique and fun wedding presents ( I have a lot of ‘getting married’ friends!) I always love to look at wedding presents and make them really special. I’m not one for electronics- they make great presents, but I’m a bit of a hoarder and incredibly sentimental, so I can’t bring

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Since Polka Dot Bride is a wedding blog, I thought it only appropriate to title this gift guide the “Lovey Dovey” one. The presents you can buy yourself for your loved one without feeling embarrassed. A little token to show your love, a little symbol of the heart! I’ve scoured these products from Australian retailers

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The second Polka Dot Gift Guide is for the males in your life- your fiance, boyfriend, husband, brother, father,  grandfather,  best friend.. All the gifts I have found are available from Australian retailers and again there’s a range of budgets in mind (although admittedly a slight James Bond influence!). What are the males in your

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My favourite part of Valentines Day? The fun! I love to do silly things, do indulgent things, that although we have the entire year to do, just don’t happen! From fun pyjamas, to baking cupcakes, making scrambled eggs in a heart shape, buying a fun red lip gloss or even writing long love letters. I

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There really is something to be said for traditional romance. Bubbles, sugar laden treats, rich red blooms and jewels. There’s a special feeling that comes with tradition, one that feels like you’re part of something bigger. I think these can be suitable for a male or female too – bubbles, sweet treats and even flowers

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Mr Polka and I are a little odd around Valentine’s Day. We love to celebrate it (because we’re fond of celebrating everything we can, it means excuses to pop bubbles!) but we never celebrate on the day and we’re more inclined to bake, or make handmade funny gifts than go nuts on flowers and jewels

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So Polka Dotties, what do you think about gift registries? I never used to be a big fan until it came to friends telling tales and reading posts like this one from Miss T. I’m always a fan of not being too strict about it and appreciating what happens – because there really should not

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If you want to register for your weddings – Australia has some fabulous options which will help make the experience easier! There are the usual suspects- Myer, David Jones, furniture stores like Freedom and even Bunnings (drool- who doesn’t love aisles of things you never knew you needed?). But today we focus on some of

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