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A groom, holding out his hand to his bride (see more here)Photo by fazackarley

Lana and FrankA beautiful Canberra engagement session from Christine at Pobke Photography today! The engagement of Lana and Frank!I am in love with the natural beauty of today’s session- Lana’s beaming smile, the golden glow of the sun and the fresh green grass. It’s such a beautiful love shoot!Frank tells their story. “They meet prematurely

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A few months ago, I received an email from a bride looking for tips on throwing a surprise wedding, then Amy and Mark got married in Melbourne and I thought, well! (really there was a ‘well’ there) who better to ask on how to throw a surprise wedding then someone who threw a beautiful tying

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Phew! I think this week has been a rather odd one with all the public holidays and races with champagne! I’m looking forward to a full week of divine weddings next week! But for now, here’s a few tid bits from around the web!Firstly around the Polka Dot blogs!Diamonds for the gents? I wrote a

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Recently, celebrity event designer Preston Bailey released a video series online called “The Preston Touch”. The series take us behind the scenes of Lillt, a Californian florist’s wedding plans. Her dream was to have a wedding planned by Preston Bailey and through this video series we watch her dream come true.As a wedding professional, it’s

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Sky and MatWhile Polka Dot Bride is Australian and we celebrate every day the beauty that is Australian wedding, we also have a large contingent of international readers, particularly from the US! I love to show off international weddings because I feel like they give us even more inspiration- something that another culture, another country,

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To add an extra little surprise to my Victorian library theme wedding invitations, I made some envelope liners from old book pages. Here are the step-by-step instructions: You will need: envelopes old book pages piece of card pencil ruler cutting mat scalpel glue roller 1. Open your envelope flat and trace around it with a pencil onto

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Prue and AndrewOh, Wednesday couldn’t be much better when you have a stunning wedding like the one we have this morning! To say it’s full of glamour is an understatement. Our bride Prue has the most amazing gown that will have you squealing with delight, she designed it herself and it looks like it’s out

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Mel and LyndenThere’s nothing quite like an Australian country wedding. The golden fields, the rusty old buildings, the olive green of the trees! Today’s beautiful celebration comes to us from Nundle, NSW.Today’s newlyweds Mel and Lynden met through a friend. “We met through a mutual friend. Our first date was on the back of Lynden’s

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Once the champagne had been sipped, the families called and we had stopped looking at each other at random moments throughout the day to squeal “We’re getting marrrrrriiiiiieeeeeeeed!”, Buzz and I set about finding our venue.Above: my little cat Bertie tried to pounce on the shinyshiny while I was trying to take a photo of

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I was dreaming of a mid week getaway when I stumbled upon Atlantic Byron Bay. Not only is Byron Bay one of the most beautiful places on earth, but their accommodation options? Well they take me right back to the days of Mad Men! (An Australian version, with dribbly icecream and surfboards!)While the guesthouse and

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It’s Melbourne Cup day today so I’m taking the afternoon off!I’ll leave you with this gorgeous inspired shoot from Alice Hu Photography. Alice sent this shoot over and I knew it was perfect for today! Taking place on The Condor’s Nest Ranch in Pala, California, a group of photographers got together with our couple Natalie

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I am simply in love with the gorgeous new label that has been making waves the past little while. Mrs Press is a label by Clare Press, former features editor for Vogue Australia.Her range is full of beautiful creations with a distinct vintage feel to them. These pieces today? They’re perfect for bridesmaids or the

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Who says only a bride can wear diamonds? Today I want to do a roundup of some of the best wedding rings with a tiny bit of sparkle! I always envisage a guy wearing a ring with diamonds to be the kind of guy who knows what he wants, he has a keen sense of

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Good morning dear readers! I am so looking forward to this week! it’s a little bit of a funny one with Australia’s biggest race day tomorrow, so we have lots and lots of delicious photos coming up for you from amazing vendors all over the world!Firstly though, as is Monday morning tradition, it’s time to

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