Friday Roundup

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Fabric Fortune Cookie Tutorial On Polka Dot Made

We have SO much goodness to show off this Friday! It’s a busy week in the wedding world

Around the Polka Dot blogs…

Who is Mr Porter? I went on a mission to find out on Polka Dot Groom

Want some magic on your Friday? Meet Pobke on Polka Dot Wisdom

Wedding List Co opened the doors to their Woollahra flagship store this week!

Funkified give us some tips on choosing your reception entertainment also on Polka Dot Wisdom

From last week on Wisdom- Victoria Cameron shows us some of the trials of being a wedding planner!

Wanting a favourite with a funky twist? Our DIY Contributing editor Alica kicked off her reign on Polka Dot Made with a fabric fortune cookie tutorial!

Check out Caitlin and Anthony’s stylish yet colourful Brisbane wedding on Polka Dot Weddings!

Our first New Zealand bride on Polka Dot Weddings Kelly wrote about her New Zealand beach inspired wedding to Rangi today!

A Sombrilla for your beachside honeymoon? Check it out on Polka Dot Honeymoons!

Australian photographers Inlighten Photography took us to their favourite resort in the Maldives- every Oscar nominee walked away with a trip to this amazing resort!

Feeling like an African Safari for your honeymoon? Take a peek at how Alicia and Luke spent their amazing time in Africa also on Polka Dot Honeymoons!

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JetStar Wedding of Tanya Simon Wesley. Photo by Ben Macmahon

For something light for our Friday morning- have you ever thought about getting married ON a plane? Simon and Tanya did! A wild, impulsive idea turned into the couple to contact Jetstar and arrange a surprise wedding for their 60 guests- who had no idea of the venue until they showed up! Their guests boarded a plane and said their vows at 30,000 feet! Throwing an aviation twist on the day, they threw a casual reception in Sydney airport,topped their  wedding cake with an aeroplane and guests received luggage locks as bonbonnieres.

You can watch their wedding video here.

Now here’s a wedding website with a difference! Kate and Prince William just launched their own wedding website this week. There’s all kinds of updates, photos and information about the wedding including a live stream of it on the day!  Visit the official website here.

Australian photographer Nikole Ramsey, who has split her time between London (where she worked with some of London’s top wedding professionals including planner Mark Niemierko and shot royal weddings in Abu Dhabi) and Melbourne over the past few years has permanently relocated her business to Melbourne! Visit her website to contact her. Welcome home Nikole!

Victoria Cameron of The Little White Wedding Company launched her brand new website this week! Victoria wanted to give the website a more “grown up” feel and along with her brand new look has launched an events calendar so brides & grooms can note the next events on the company calendar. The team have also added destination weddings and wedding styling to their packages this year! Check out the website here.

Austraslian bridal designer Karen Willis Holmes is expanding her brand with a ready to wear store in the Sunshine state! Brisbane’s brand new store will open in April in Paddington.  Visit the website for more information

Do remember how I lamented that Sarah Seven had no Australian stockists? Well the lovely Emily dropped me a note to let me know her business Studio White is now stocking Sarah Seven gowns! Check out the Studio White website for more!

Baccini & Hill are holding a number of events to celebrate the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival. a pret a porter showcase (including 25% off bridesmaids gowns on the day)a bridal trunk show at Malvern Town Hall designer days and in store fashion parades. Check their website for more information.

Alan and Karen Woo of newly branded Finessence Photography are moving their studio to 22 Maling Road Canterbury, VIC. The new studio will offer three studio options (natural light, flash and outdoor) while keeping true to their fresh clean style! Visit their website for more.

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COMMENTS
  • Alicia Parsons | Atypical Type A says:
    March 4, 2011 at 10:51 am

    “Reign”? I like it! 😉

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  • Karen Willis Holmes says:
    March 4, 2011 at 11:50 am

    Dear Ms Polka,

    Thank you for the mention of our new Brisbane store

    have a great weekend,

    Karen x

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  • Ann says:
    March 4, 2011 at 8:33 pm

    Jetstar wedding!!! Budget style

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  • Jennifer says:
    March 17, 2011 at 12:31 pm

    Great site you’ve got here. Full of fun and helpful information.

    Edited to remove link

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  • Finessence Photography says:
    April 11, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    Thanks Polka for the mention! Do drop by sometime, our studio is actually 122 Maling Road Canterbury. 🙂 Thanks!

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