This is going up very late Thursday night as a Thursday Roundup, because tomorrow we’re observing a day of silence along with many other bloggers (thanks to brilliant organisation by Ever Ours and Utterly Engaged)
The horror of the recent in Japan has been heart breaking, and although I know my donation won’t make a big difference, hopefully a lot of them will. Click here to donate through the page the girls have set up to donate for yourself or donate through the Australia Red Cross appeal. Find out more about the day of silence of The For Japan With Love website.
If you’re up for a bit of reading, we’ve had a stack of delicious content on the Polka Dot blogs this week!
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Portobello Bride’s Boutique wedding expo is coming up next weekend and they’ve kindly given us two tickets to give away! The expo will be held at St Kilda Town Hall on the 26th and 27th of March and include lots of fun like a special fashion parade, curated table displays, photography galleries, a mens lounge, Ed Dixon food design cafe plus plenty fo giveaways!. We have two tickets to giveaway! Just leave a comment on this post telling us what’s currently inspiring your wedding plans and we’ll pick our winners! Competiton closes March 25th 5pm est Visit the website to book your own tickets!
Photographer Samm Blake is on the move to the east coast! That’s right, for all fans of Samm’s beautiful photography (read: me and everyone else on the planet) Samm is moving to Melbourne in just a few months time! She’s taking bookings for the 2012 wedding season on the east coast of Australia and I’d love to help her fill her calender up! Visit her website to contact her.
To celebrate photographing her 100th wedding, photographer Gemma Clarke is holding a photography competition! Gemma is giving away a photography package worth $3500 to one lucky couple! We love Gemma’s work 9she’s a polka dot regular) and can’t wait to see the winning entry! Visit her website for more information.
W.edding & Co is holding a bridal showcase on Saturday 19th March from 10am to 4pm at 249 Lutwyche Road, Windsor, Queensland. Entry is free!
Shopbop opened their wedding boutique this week! The store features bridal gowns, bridesmaids gowns and even accessories from designers like BCBG Max Azria, Marchesa, Lela Rose & more- they’re something for everyone’s designer lusting heart! Visit the online store here.
Girl Friday Weddings is launching a Wedding Readiness Workshop with all the tips and tricks you need to help you plan your wedding smoothly! Including writing a run sheet, obtaining permits and what to expect from vendors- Sarah will walk you through it all! Visit the website for more information.
The Little White Wedding Company has set the date for their next event. The next wedding workshop will be held on the 14th of April and will feature Todd Hunter McGaw, Cake Star, The Butterfly Lounge & Urban Weddings Visit the website for more information.
One last thing to end the week off with, Vane of Brooklyn Bride posted this cool Save The Date video by Hello Super 8 recently- it features two lovely Aussies who have relocated to the USA! Definitely worth a look!