Photo by pipwildheadHow beautiful it would be to include fresh orange blossoms in your bridal bouquet or bridesmaid’s bouquets! These waxy white flowers which grow in small groups amongst the glossy green leaves of the orange tree have a citrus-y fresh scent which is sure to trail after the bride as she walks down the
Earlier today, Leigh Taylor from White Designs joined Polka Dot Bride to talk about her tips for a great wedding. She also shared with me the video White Designs captured of Australian Idol winner and crooner Guy Sebastian who married his sweetheart Jules in 2008. Film By White DesignsThe couple took a decidedly “Memphis” theme
Bride Wars opens in Australian cinemas today. This long awaited movie is full of well known wedding brands like Vera Wang, Tiffany & Co and was opened to a blue carpeted premiere last week.Starring Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway, Bride Wars focuses on the friendships of two friends who find their inner bridezillas after accidentally
Artisan letterpress company Bella Figura has released their new look website to compliment their 2009 range.The 2009 collection has a brilliant 40 new letterpress designs. Designers of the new range include Tara Hogan of Ink + Wit and Jamie Karoses, winner of the 2008 Design*Sponge scholarship and many more. The range is fresh and has
This competition is now closed. Check the Polka Dot Bride Win! page for more competitions.It’s Polka Dot Bride’s birthday and Planet Cake has come to the party with a brilliant competition!Planet Cake– Australia’s most stylish cake decorators are giving away a wedding cake to one lucky Australian couple valued at $1500.Planet Cake is world renowned
Two years ago today I signed up for blogger and made my first entry on Polka Dot Bride.So much has happened since then – the blog has brought more joy in to my life than you can ever imagine. I love what I do and I am completely thrilled that I have been able to
I love these fresh floral designs from Melbourne based florist Prickly Pear There is something cosy and warm about their arrangements. Their use of hatboxes, cupcakes and gorgeous ribbon makes an ordinary bunch of flowers into something really special.
Some great bargains are to be had this month! Check out stores for pretty things you could include in your wedding that are currently on sale.Witchery Sparkle HeadbandA sparkly bridal headpiece or perhaps a sweet accessory for a bridesmaid!Nine West Lilyallen ShoesA sweet feminine look would be created by having these gorgeous shoes peeking out
There are many, many beautiful readings you might use at your wedding. Today I’m going to share with you some of the readings) by great literary masters.Hope Is The Thing With Feathers By Emily DickensonHope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops
It’s peak engagement season, which means a lot of rings are being exchanged! Today, I thought I would showcase some of the gorgeous princess cut diamond rings!Cerrone, Makers Mark, Tiffany, Musson, Jan Logan, Bill Hicks, Delphi Diamonds, Larsen Jewellery, Percy Marks, Simon West
Herbs add a wonderful fragrance to your wedding tables. They can be part of the main theme, set in large pots, or can be given to guests as wedding favours.As with flowers, since ancient times, there are particular meanings given to each herb.Basil – friendship, best wishesMint –wisdomRosemary – remembranceSage – wisdom, long lifeTarragon –
Bringing in the new year is a lady who I’ve been lucky enough to come to know over the past few years. Kathryn Porritt! Kathryn has not only been an event planner in Canberra, but she now runs one of Australia’s most gorgeous online wedding stores Pink Frosting and writes the delightfully gorgeous blog Australia
Last year, Melbourne designer Mariana Hardwick launched a beautiful new collection “Heirloom Collection” The styling and detail of these gowns is absolute gorgeous!Beautiful vintage touches and each photo looks like a painting. Check out the Mariana Hardwick site for more!