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Courtney Khail Stationery

by | Bride, Stationery And Paper Goods

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Courtney recently sent me this gorgeous invitation she created for Australian bride, Sarah.

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 Courtney Khail Stationery

Courtney runs her own invitation business Courtney Khail Stationery & Design and fine art stationery.

With an interest in illustration from an early age, Courtney studied scientific illustration at college to combine her love of nature with her passion for art.

Courtney works one on one with each client to discover what matters to them- a flower, a colour, a mood. She then recreates this in a design which she hand paints and stamps, to turn each invitation into a work of art. I particularly loved reading about the process Courtney goes through with each invitation (check that out here)

 Courtney Khail Stationery

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Check out the Courtney Khail Stationery & Design website for more.

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Freebies From Rose & Ruby

by | Bridal Fashion, Bride, Bridesmaids

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I am such a fan of the creations of Australian designers Rose & Ruby. Regular readers know I am always eager to see their latest collections and love how they’ve grown into such a beautiful label over the years.

The lovely girls at Rose & Ruby have put together two great offers for Polka Dot Bride readers that you just might enjoy.

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The Rose & Ruby girls have offered to send Polka Dot Bride readers a copy of their gorgeous Summer 2009 “C’est La Vie” catalogue. There’s plenty to go around!

The CD contains all of their new summer range with plenty of delicious images and comes with a sweet postcard for your inspiration board too. The CD contains photos from the shoot, sketches of every dress and colour/fabric samples.

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The CD is available for Australians only but if you’re overseas, the girls will happily email you their PDF lookbook (I know it’s no CD but there are still pretty pictures!(

To get your free CD or PDF lookbook email your name and address to win@polkadotbride.com.au

I have another Rose & Ruby offer for you next week! In the meantime, check out their website for more.

Bridal Market Week NYC

by | Bridal Fashion, Bride

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Last week was Bridal Market Week in New York and while from Australia we had to make do with pictures, what brilliant pictures they were! I can’t possibly share all of the gowns that I loved, but here are more than a few (I have no doubt it will keep me going on what has become couture Mondays for quite a while!)

There was so much beautiful texture in the gowns this year- ruffles and layers and feathers, oh my! (and who was that person that predicted the return of gloves?)

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Claire Pettibone, Kenneth Pool

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Ines di Santo, Ines di Santo

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Angel Sanchez, Oscar De La Renta

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Amsale, Amsale

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Reem Acra, Reem Acra

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Platinum for Priscilla of Boston, Jewel

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Monique Lhuillier, Monique Lhuillier

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Amsale, Amsale

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Melissa Sweet, Melissa Sweet

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Kenneth Pool, Christos

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Christos, Platinum for Priscilla of Boston

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Romona Keveza,  Romona Keveza

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Christos, Platinum for Priscilla of Boston

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Platinum for Priscilla of Boston, Platinum for Priscilla of Boston

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Melissa Sweet, Monique Lhuillier

The Brides Twitter feed is a great way of catching the sneak peeks of the collections (you can check that out here) and the Martha Stewart Weddings blog has a ton of great pictures as well here.

All photos from Brides

Snapshot Sunday – Her Diamonds

by | Bride, Photography, Snapshot Sundays

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How magical this photo is from Divine Order Photography.

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Photo by Divine Order Photography.

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