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Rachel and KyleHow gorgeous is this sweet peachy engagement shoot by Kristin Partin Photography? The couple were inspired by the romance of Valentine’s Day. The bride, Rachel made butter cookies with pink icing, brought her grandmother’s tea set and dressed in the prettiest of pastels. Kristin says “They are both heavily involved in theatre so

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Leslie Ann and GaryI felt like ending off the week with this delightful intimate wedding of Leslie Ann and Gary from North Carolina. It rained, in fact, it poured. But as we’re coming to learn on Polka Dot Bride, the rainy weddings? They’re the ones with the amazing stories of how everyone pulled together, of

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Photo by Nora Devai Photography from Karlie and Nick’s South Coast WeddingHappy Friday Polka Dot Bridettes! What are you up this this weekend?We’ve had lots of fun talk on the Polka Dot specialty blogs this week (subscribe to all our blogs at once in your feedreader by using this link or hit the subscribe tab

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A Save the Date Card or Wedding Invitation is one of the first pieces of stationery that your guests will receive and most importantly it will convey the theme and style for your entire wedding day. The style and design will indicate to your guests what to expect on the day. A wedding invitation lets

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“We very briefly met at a mutual friend’s wedding back in 2005 but it wasn’t until 2007 that we ran into each other at the St Kilda Festival (Melbourne) late on a Sunday night while I was walking away from the bar and he was walking towards it to get a drink!Jamie proposed on a

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Charlie and RichHappiness is… Wearing a polka dot head band on your wedding dayHappiness Is… Letting balloon lanterns into the Bali night sky with your closest friendsHappiness is… Vespas of every colour in the rainbowHappiness is.. Fun and flirty bridesmaids gowns made just the night beforeHappiness is… Dancing down the aisle with your new husband.I

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Education is something I never tire of, I’m always reading, always learning- for me it’s vital to the success of my website. I’m always incredibly fascinated by wedding professionals I admire- learning how they got where they are, thoughts that have led them their and their infinite wisdom.The 21st Century Bride is a conference kicking

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Making your own wedding projects can be a great way of adding your own personality into your wedding and some say it also cuts costs. This is true, but for the inexperienced crafter. some things are harder than they appear and it takes more time to make them then it would for a crafty person.As

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Natalie and ShayneA foggy day, jewel tones, a bride with an amazing dress, spectacular shoes and heartfelt moments. Why yes I do think you might enjoy this wedding as much as I’ve enjoyed writing the story today!Natalie recalls how she met her husband Shayne. “We met while still at university in Lismore, I was working

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Adam and I spent three weeks traveling around the South Island of New Zealand in February and March 2010. I planned the first half of the honeymoon, visiting lots of wineries, restaurants, seaside towns and luxury resorts. Adam planned the second half of our trip, which was filled with adventure activities and glacier walks. It

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Hannah and ThomasWhen I came across this gorgeous shoot I had to email the photographer Kate MacPherson straight away to ask if we could feature it. I’m so inspired by the vintage feel to it and the couple’s style. Initially I thought it was a wedding but as Kate tells me – Hannah and Thomas

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Marcela and FilipeA wedding from the other side of the world always sends me into a spin- yes I love and adore Australian weddings, but I am enchanted by other cultures, other backdrops, the way others celebrate love and marriage. Today I’ve been swept away by the drama and romance of Marcela and Filipe’s wedding

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Such a lovely wedding today! Karlie and Nick were married on Hyams Beach on the beautiful NSW South Coast on the 5th of November.  Attended by close family and friends they had their wedding reception at the Hyams Beach Café.  Photography by Nora Devai Photography“My sister is married to Nick’s cousin and we first met

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Anitra and BenI have a serious weakness for engagement parties – it’s like the first celebration, the raw celebration of the engagement. There’s no pressure – it’s relaxed, joyous fun with the excitement and sparkles of new journeys to come.Leo Farrell sent over this fun engagement party of photographer Anitra Keogh and her fiance Ben

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I love blooming bellies under wedding gowns- there’s a lot of magic about the new addition to a family being present as vows are said. Canadian designer Tina Mak has just launched a beautiful bridal range perfect for pregnant brides (but the secret is, the gowns are just as suitable for those brides not expecting!)The

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