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So in case you haven’t heard, Polka Dot Bride is teaming up with Girl Friday Weddings to launch Project innovate, an education iniative for Australian wedding professionals. We’re pretty excited to announce our first speaker as the talented PR whiz Leila Khalil of Be Inspired PR. If you’d love to hear Leila share her wisdom

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Amy and HongToday’s wedding is a beautiful modern mix of a classic ceremonies, plenty of cultural traditions, modern funky touches and a whole lot of love between Amy and Hong. From knitted toy favors to a piano duet- this couple truly did their wedding their way.Amy recalls how the couple met. “(We) were high school

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I’m so excited today to exclusively unveil the first shots of the Henry Roth Spring 2011 collection!Henry is currently in NYC with his talented sister Michelle Roth and decided to shoot his new collection in “Urban Chic” mode under the Brooklyn Bridge- can it get any more urban chic than that? The Spring 2011 collection

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View from Q1 Resort & SpaMatt and I have been happily married for almost 2 years now and while we enjoyed planning our wedding in November 2009, we equally enjoyed planning our honeymoon! The decision was unanimous from the beginning – fun and excitement in the Gold Coast, plus relaxation and romance on a remote

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Did you love Karen and Lane’s wedding like I did? I have an extra special treat for you this afternoon! Their wedding video,shot by Crafthouse Productions is so fun and captures the cool polka dot essence of the day!Video by Crafthouse Productions

One of my first friends in the blogosphere and someone who I have loved watching develop and grow her business is the amazing Princess Lasertron. With her button bouquets, her stylish little accessories and her fashion line – she is truly an amazing woman.So I’m really excited to announce that Princess Lasertron will be holding

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Karen and LanePolka dots? They never get old to me, and as my wardrobe and life slowly fills to the brim with polka dots. I love to see how someone can take something that is quirky and fun and translate it to their wedding. Today’s wedding has hopped across the ocean from the USA and

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I am quite taken by the gorgeous engagement rings and wedding bands from Sydney jeweler Love & Hatred. The jewelers create one off pieces using everything from traditional white diamonds to bolder choices (my favourites are in this entry) like white sapphires, cognac diamonds, buttercup yellow, peach and pink gemstones set in the most beautiful

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After being together for seven years, living together for three, moving away from our family and friends to a new town and adopting four dogs and a horse, my high school sweetheart Matt asked me to be his wife. It happened while we were sitting on the back of his ute with a beer at

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Image by Nerida McMurray PhotographyI often photograph wedding ceremonies outdoors – Sydney is such a great place for it with our spectacular weather and scenery.  Most often this involves bridal parties standing on grass in a garden or park, and hello, guess what happens to heels in those situations … down they go.One of my

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I love this Australian Garden Wedding inspired shoot Calli B Photography worked on with Lovebird Weddings (previously Events by Design) and Mondo Floral Designs at Queensland’s Maleny Manor. It’s got that lovely garden party feel with lots of eclectic, mismatched and beautiful items coming together- but with bold coloured fabrics and bold floral arrangements. Adding

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When you drive through the gates of Tumbling Waters Retreat you’ll be impressed and surprised. How can this hilltop hideaway be only an hour away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney’s CBD? Then there’s that view. The retreat looks out over the Royal National Park and beyond the trees is the ocean in all

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Happy Monday Polka Dot Bridettes! What did you get up to this weekend? We made the trek to Ikea for some new office furniture (hooray!) and spent Sunday recuperating!Let’s start this chilly Monday with a look at our amazing Ms Polka Dot’s Directory members! We have everyone from florists, photographers, wedding dress designers, wedding stylists,

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Rachel and DanielSunshine and prettiness is just the ticket for a gloomy Saturday- Our groom Daniel proposed during a picnic so it seemed the appropriate way to celebrate their engagement photos!  Nerida McMurray sent over today’s lovely photographs!Rachel says “We first met when Rachel was 13 and Daniel was 16. We met through Rachel’s brother

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