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With over 20 years designing wedding gowns, Brisbane designer Wendy Makin is one of the stalwarts of the wedding industry. Her work over 30 years continuing to evolve, to create and simply to work with her own personal mission of creating stunning wedding gowns that are simple and elegant.The couture collection lives and breathes off

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Helen & MattIt is always a pretty certain thing around these parts that I fall head over heels for unusual colour combinations and the soft blue with peach and raisin at Helen and Matt’s beautiful Western Australian wedding set the scene for a day that was so classic in it’s elegance and modern in the

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With pink quartz the Pantone colour of the year, the Polka Dot team decided to celebrate by weaving the classic, gorgeous colour  through four different bridal looks (chic minimal, beautiful bohemian, classic elegance and luxe black tie).  A rose quartz wedding inspiration shoot to inspire your own day – no matter your wedding day style!We

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Claire & BrettThere is such a romantic feeling to Claire and Brett’s sweet Murrumbateman wedding. From the bride’s floral printed ballgown, to her smile that positively lifts you up, Claire and Brett worked with Emma Hampton  to capture their day.Claire tells the story of how they came to be .”We met in maths class in

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Kirsten and TomTom and I first met in Whistler, Canada. We were both on working holidays – him from the UK and me from Australia – when our paths crossed at a party one night. Some mutual friends of ours played match-maker and a few days later we went on our first date which lasted

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Love the idea of a tropical inspired wedding but celebrating in the city? This shoot full of urban tropicana wedding ideas is sure to inspire you to get your beach side bliss on! Photographer Henry Wheeler Photography captured the styling & floral design by wedding stylists Sénéchal Wedding and Events. The duo worked with models Emily

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Margot & GlenThe country charm of Margot and Glen’s stunning Branell Homestead country wedding is the most beautiful thing to see. Stunning golden hills, wide open spaces and dancing under the country skies seems the most magical way to celebrate a wedding. They chose Shutter and Lace to photograph their day.Margot tells the story of

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Rosie & PatA colourful rainforest wedding ? What better way to combine beautiful blooms, a stunning location and an epic love story than in a beautiful wedding celebration? Rosie and Pat’s Queensland celebration was captured by photographer Wendy Maley Photography.Rosie tells the story of how they met. “We met in 2008; I’d been living in

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We love a natural bride makeup style here and  I am so excited for today’s post which bring together Polka Dot vendors to create gorgeous tutorials you can use on your wedding day, or for your own special occasion.Today we’re starting right at the beginning with a gorgeous luminous waves tutorial. This look is a

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Natasha & DevaireThere is such a sense of fun in today’s bright fiesta wedding. Natasha and Devaire wanted to honour their trips to Mexico and their love of all things colorful and spirited by creating a wedding that felt as warm and as wonderful as the many nights they had spent together in the fiesta

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I do love the beauty of the ballet and so what better way to honour such a stunning art than to create a roundup of beautiful ballerina inspired wedding gowns? For the three year old dancers in pink glittery tutus and leotards in all of us.

Nikki Parkinson is the ‘go to girl ‘ for styling!  Her blog, Styling You, helps busy women get out the door each day looking and feeling the best they can. As Nikki says, it’s not about embracing the latest fashion (although this certainly helps!). It’s about really understanding what makes women tick and what drives

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Renee and ChristopherChristopher and I grew up living two streets away. I would spy him in the park and make a point of saying “Hey” as you do when you are 15 years old! We eventually started dating years later after we ran into each other at a night club. He agreed to go for

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Sam & Michael This beautiful classic Brisbane wedding is a beautiful way to spend a day. The couple wanted timeless elements to their day, but added touches of difference with beautiful bouquets of herbs and greenery, personal touches like family photos and their favourite readings. I love when a couple stays true to who they are

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Ashleigh & SauravOh the romance is palpable in the elegant country wedding of Ashleigh and Saurav. Choosing a country venue that they loved, the couple went forth with planning making sure to include elements from both of their respective cultures (Indian and American). They chose to infuse a sense of the rustic into their desire

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