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Are you becoming something of a magpie when it comes to collecting found items for your wedding day? Sometimes, it really is just easier (time/stress/heat) to find someone who has done the hard yards for you and sourced those perfect bottles or vintage servers. This is where people like the lovely Jane Marie Gott from

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I know that ETSY can often be a source for many lost hours searching for that perfect item, however, I found myself losing time just in the one shop – thanks to Connie from Kisforkani! I think perhaps I’ve previously been something of a headpiece daydreamer, and in real life, I thought I’d never muster

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Finding that perfect gift for the members of your bridal party, partner or perhaps someone who just went above and beyond in the lead up to your big day is often a challenge. Personalisation is the perfect route for these types of gifts, and today we talk to the lovely Debby from Etsy store 2RoadsDesigns

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Tired of peeling the PVA from your tired fingers? Is the thought of a production line for your favors making your head spin? Then leave it to the professionals and save yourself the time and potential mess! Today we are talking to the lovely Claire from Etsy store WeddingDesire, who is creating lovely bridal bits

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Confession time: I’m a little obsessed with pretty papers and cards. So imagine my joy when I came across Breanna’s absolutely stunning designs at Varley Design! Brisbane-based Breanna creates beautiful self-crafted designs – from table numbers to thank-you cards, she’s got your wedding stationery sorted. Read on to hear Breanna’s story… What was your path

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I’ve had my eye on the beautiful handcrafted guestbooks at Lorgie and Me for quite some time – they’re beautifully unique with rustic charm. Naturally, I just had to ask Kamma to let us in on a few of her secrets, and she was kind enough to share them with us today! Read on to find

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When I found Homegrown and Handmade in an Etsy hunt, I had to stop myself from swooning. Gorgeous bunting (perfect for a vintage-styled wedding), delicious oils and conserves, and beautiful hand-sewn textile products: definitely one I had to share with you all! Kallista was kind enough to answer my questions about her delightful Etsy business

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When my best friend was getting married, she spent quite a while looking for the perfect cake topper. She wanted something pretty, unique and completely her, all in one hit. If you’re after the same thing, you definitely need to take a look what Bianca from CommunicakeIt creates! Each personalised cake topper is designed and

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Foxglove Lettering is a boutique lettering and design studio run by the talented, and equally lovely Carla Hackett. This busy lady hand-crafts lettering for a range of clients in creative industries, including fashion, music, food, branding, retail, hospitality, magazines, books, weddings and conferences. I have a soft-spot for typography, and Carla’s work always has me swooning,

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I am absolutely in love with the items crafted by today’s guest – I just want them in every colour! Joining us is the lovely Pippa from Ouchflower, and her tassels really are an item that stands out as fresh and simple – but absolutely stunning. She makes these to order in Melbourne, with each tassel

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Rustic is the word of the month it seems, and our guest today could not be more fitting! The lovely Jessica from JekkiLu Handmade makes bespoke cake stands, signs and wreaths from materials found in nature. If you don’t have a chainsaw handy, or the time to search for that perfectly-shaped branch – she’s your

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Garlands are so diverse, we see them featured in so many beautiful weddings in hundreds of different ways. Enter, the felt garland! I love the pops of colour that Ruth from Felt Foxes brings to her garlands, they’re both contemporary and whimsical at the same time! If you don’t have time to make your own Ruth

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It’s no secret that we LOVE DIY here at Polka Dot Central. We live it, breathe it, struggle with hot glue and stick ourselves with pins. It’s also no secret though that there are some times we wish there were people who did it for a living, and could produce a handmade, bespoke item for

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