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Hello lovely readers! Did you have a fantastic weekend? Mine was filled with good wine, good chatter and lots of lovely vistas- what did you get up to?It’s time to check in with the stupendous Ms Polka Dot’s Directory members! Our categories are growing full of fantastic vendors who we’re so excited to have on

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Image courtesy of Fi Fy Fo Fum Stationery. Ok, so we’re in the middle of trying to work out our guest list at the moment (and I can already feel all the married people cringe) and yes, it is difficult. Both my fiancé and I have big families, lots of cousins, cousin’s husbands and wives,

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Sara and AdrianA very Melbourne engagement session for you today from the girls at Red Telegram! You can’t get more Melbourne than some of the iconic gardens- including today’s venue, the Fitzroy Gardens, right in the heart of the city.A little of the couple’s story by the bride herself. “Adrian and I chose the Fitzroy

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Corrin and JohnnyIt’s hard to believe that today’s wedding was on a 40 degree day. Today’s wedding won me over when the words ‘polka dots’ entered my inbox (really, do people think I like polka dots?) and then had me at the gorgeous dress, the romantic details, the very much in love bride and groom

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Photo from Caroline and Jame’s October Wedding by Kieran Parsons PhotographyWhat a beautiful week it’s been- I had one of the most wonderful weeks this week and plan to escape to the country to toast to wonderful moments with dear friends (trust me though, after the marathon effort of Ikea-ing and moving offices I’m going

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Since Feb 14 I’ve been catapulted into the blissful nightmare that is wedding planning. Blissful for obvious reasons, and nightmare-ish only because you have to actually make decisions on certain things and by doing so you sacrifice some of your other brilliant ideas. For example, the theme.The theme is important, key, essential even. It shapes

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Image courtesy of Gabby VitaliEver since I was a wee young thing, I have been fascinated by how one finds one’s life partner; how do you know you have the met “the one”? Is it an instant recognition, one that creeps up on you slowly, or one where you just take a chance but are

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In the blissful cold (I am now in my embracing winter stage) I adore looking at beautiful beach weddings. Normally, the beach weddings we feature are from Queensland so it’s nice to take a little visit to Jervis Bay (NSW) for today’s celebration!Their story goes a little something like this. “Peter and Shannon are both

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Oh gosh, I’ve been dying to get some beautiful DIY projects onto this blog myself ever since we came  up with the idea for Polka Dot Made and every single week I am floored by the amazing projects of our contributors! Today though, you get plain old me – Ms Polka Dot with a tutorial

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I know not every wedding vendor reads Polka Dot Wisdom (really you should subscribe, we have such great posts lined up!) and can sometimes get caught in the hustle and bustle of every day life, so I am popping a little business talk on Polka Dot Bride today!For a few months (okay six) I’ve been

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Sofia and AndersOh, do I have the most magical winter wedding for you this afternoon! All the way from Sweden! Not only does it have snow as a backdrop and a romantic love story – but it also involves a castle. If that isn’t a fairytale I don’t know what is! Plus I think this

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Jennifer and Isaac I thought today might be a good day to take an around the world trip- so I have two very beautiful, very different and very awesome weddings coming right up – one gorgeous Spring affair in Washington and join us again this afternoon to spy a magic winter fairytale wedding!Jennifer and Isaac

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Next stop, Bora Bora, French Polynesia – the second stretch of our honeymoon. SQUEEEEE! Due to connecting flights, we flew to Sydney from the Gold Coast and stayed overnight at the Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport Hotel. At the crack of dawn we flew to Auckland for a 3 hour stopover. We were oh so close!

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One thing that makes me proud to be Australian is the different cultures that we get to experience- a giant melting pot if you will. Today’s wedding is a beautiful mix of Arabic and English traditions right in the heart of one of Australia’s most iconic cities- Sydney.The newlyweds met while Michelle was working in

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