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Dear Ms Polka Dot,Hi there, I was hoping you might have some advice on how to book the airstream for a backyard wedding? Also on hiring a popcorn cart for starters? I’m based in Newcastle. x ADear A,The Grill’d Airstream can unfortunately only be hired nowadays for guests over 300 people. For similar food trucks,

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Dear Ms Polka DotI’m getting married in April and can’t find a reading for my grandparents. We’d like them to read something at the ceremony as they are the only grandparents we have and they have been married for 57 years. Have you come across anything for grandparents to read?Dear Bride To Be,What a great

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Dear Ms Polka Dot,I need advice!   My maid of honour is coming over from New Zealand and she and my other bridesmaid and I are heading out bridesmaid shopping.  The problem is I’m struggling to find a place to go!  Our budget is $2-300 for floor-length navy dresses, and I would prefer going to one

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Hi Ms Polka Dot!We’re sourcing a garden venue for a outdoor marquee wedding in Sydney. Can you help?Dear Seeking Outdoor marquee venues,Here are a few venues I found for you!Royal Botanic Gardens SydneyInternational College of Management, ManlySydney Polo ClubSydney Observatory MarqueeLittle Manly ReserveBalmoral Reserve SouthLittle Sirius CoveReid ParkClarkes Point ReserveElkington Park (Marquees may be permitted

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Dear Ms Polka DotI’m just wanting to know if you can help with a lighting query. I’ve noticed in a lot of your wedding blogs that people have cafe lights strung up at their reception. Do you know where I can buy these from? They look so beautiful in the weddings I have seen on

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I love sneak peek time because I love getting lost in other people’s wedding plans! Today I would love to see what flowers you’ve chosen for your wedding day! Are you inspired by a particular Pinterest pin ? A particular season? Are you doing your own? Hiring your favourite florist? Tell me the details in

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Hi there,I have recently gotten engaged and I am looking for the perfect reception venue. I have looked at all the suggestions on your website however, I am looking for an old hall/bard/shed within SE QLD or Toowoomba. Do you guys know of anything?Please help!Biddeston Hall, BiddestonPhoto by Matt and Katie Photographers  from Katie and

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 I’m just wondering if you would be able to assist me in an idea I have for my wedding in the Blue Mountains, I’m wanting to do a mad hatters tea party in a garden! I have lots of pictures and ideas myself of what I want but after help I need to find somewhere

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Dear Ms Polka Dot,I am desperately searching for some lace chair covers/hoods for Tiffany chair, like the ones below. Any ideas? Image by Sarah Kate via Style Me Pretty  Oh dear! What a challenge you have set! I have not being able to find these pretties anywhere in Australia! (The one pictured is very similar to

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Dear Ms Polka DotI’m desperately looking for a coat similar to the one worn by Celeste in Celeste and Alten’s Australian Winter Wedding. The main points I’m looking for are a winter white/ivory colour, about hip length and some nice detailing but not too fussy! My wedding is in only a week and half (in

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Hi there,Just wondering if you guys could helps me,. Im trying to hire gold cutlery for my wedding I need it for 65 people,. I don’t mind if its all mismatched and vintage like. I live in Melbourne and we are getting married in Sunshine Coast so someone in those locations would be ideal.If you

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I’d love to see a vintagey wedding, table scape or inspiration board using burgundy/maroon (without looking to dated as it was such a 90’s colour) using accent of taupes, woods, brown paper and twine AND also a pop of happy blue or aqua or turquoise!My wedding venue has lovely natural wooden tables and maroon leather

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I have just had a look at the wedding of Chelsea and Mark. It is amazing! I am especially interested in her veil and dress-how it floats as if it is light as a feather. I am organising my own veil very very soon and I was wondering if you could PLEASE tell me what

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I have a colour matching query for you. I want to wear coloured shoes that will match two different dresses – my cream wedding dress (the Pixie frock by Leona Edmiston) and then a jade-green number I’m wearing to our post-reception party that evening (my fiance and I both have big families so are having

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My amazing fiance and I are getting married in Melbourne. That is the only detail we’ve organised.I am Sri-Lankan and my fiance is of Dutch and Scottish heritage. Trying to create a theme and colour palette has proven quite challenging. I’d obviously like to incorporate elements of both our cultures – but not too much

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