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Bella Figura Sample Sale

by | Bride, Events and Resources


Beautiful letterpress stationers Bella Figura are holding a sample sale from today from the 10th of August until the 31st August (US Time) while stocks last.

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All samples are reduced to $1 from $5 and the proceeds are going to be donated to American Forests.

Bella Figura is always more than happy to ship to Australia too so Aussies aren’t going to miss out! Check out the Bella Figura website for more

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Jason Grech White

by | Bridal Fashion, Bride


I love stumbling upon great bridal designers and the lovely Emma of $30 Date Night put me on to today’s featured designer!

jasongrech white couture bridal effortless modern and glamorous Jason Grech White

Jason Grech (otherwise known as JASONGRECH) is the Melbourne label born out of design duo Jason & Harry.

After opening their couture label in 2004, they recently launched their bridal couture & made to measure line after many requests, known as Jason Grech White, brides will be attended to at every fitting by Jason & Harry and advised on their total bridal “look”.

Here are recent runway shots from the Bride Magazine expo

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Jason Grech White uses European laces, delicate silks and lustrous satins. The Made To Measure and couture experiences take between 5-6 sessions with the designers who are determined to create a gown that will complement and flatter any woman’s shape.

Visit the Jason Grech website for more.

Photos by Jason Grech White


Win Two Nights At The Marriot Hotel!

by | Bride, Competitions


Popular for weddings and romantic first nights, the Marriot Hotel, Brisbane, with its grand marble lobby and inner location, is a luxurious venue for any celebration.
So I’m thrilled they are joining Polka Dot Bride in a fantastic giveaway!

The Marriott Hotel Brisbane “Romance Package” is perfect for your wedding night, anniversary or honeymoon .It includes overnight accommodation, sparkling wine and chocolates on arrival, full buffet breakfast for two, late check-out at 1:00 pm, valet car parking and starts at $295 per night.

Wedding Win Two Nights At The Marriot Hotel!

For one lucky couple, The Marriot Hotel Brisbane has extended their “Romance Package” for two nights and is offering it as a wedding night package for a Brisbane couple or special celebration package for interstate guests.

Featuring a king bed, marble bath, luxurious ‘Revive’ Bedding, a beautiful view over the Brisbane river, 32 inch LCD TV, 24 hour room service and nightly turndown service the Brisbane Marriott is the ultimate in five star luxury.

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Being on the exclusive executive level, you’ll have access to the Executive lounge, which provides complimentary hors d’oeuvres, dessert and alcoholic beverages daily between 5.30pm and 9.30pm and a continental breakfast each morning .

The prize is valued at $900 and includes:

• Two nights accommodation in an Executive level river room
• Full buffet or room service breakfast for two
• Valet parking
• Chilled Domaine Chandon and chocolates on arrival
• Late checkout of 1pm

To enter, simply leave a comment on this entry and tell us the first four lines of a handwritten, romantic poem you might compose to celebrate your good fortune at having won the prize.

Entry is open to Australian residents aged 18 or older. Competition closes 31st of August, 5pm Australian Eastern Standard Time. Prize is subject to availability, valid Fri – Sunday.

This competition is now closed.

Snapshot Sunday – The Blue Tree

by | Bride, Photography, Snapshot Sundays


I love the unexpected nature of the landscape in this wedding photo of Alison and Matthew (see more here) captured by Gemma Clarke Photography

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Photo by  Gemma Clarke Photography

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