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Carla & Iain’s Classic Rustic Hunter Valley Weekend Wedding Photography by Ben Adams

It feels like a unicorn has had a little episode in the living room of the polka house this week with my undertaking of three sparkly Christmas DIY projects ready for Polka Dot Made over the next few weeks! Sequins, gold leaf and loads of glitter have graced the floor and I have taken to leaving a trail wherever I go. Have you been Christmas crafting?

This Week On Polka Dot Weddings

Polka Dot Weddings is the blog where real brides write about their weddings and share their experiences. Inspiration abounds so click on each image to read more.


1.Real Wedding ~ Shaan & Carlo’s Northern Territory Dry Season Wedding Day 2.Real Bride Reflects ~ Inspired Words – Lucinda 3.Real Wedding ~ Carla & Iain’s Classic Rustic Hunter Valley Weekend Wedding 4.Polka Dot Hot Spot – The Friday Wedding

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This Week On Polka Dot Wisdom

Polka Dot Wisdom is a treasure trove of advice, news and wedding planning tips! Written by wedding professionals you could almost plan your whole wedding by following this, the wisest of all blogs! Click on the images to read more.



1.Expert Interview ~ What Would They Know? Justine Rose 2.Jewellery Wisdom ~ How To Select A Beautiful Diamond – Part 3 Clarity 3.Christmas Favourites – Ms Stripey4.Christmas Favourites – Nerida McMurray Photography 5.Christmas Favourites – Infinity Photography

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This Week On Polka Dot Made

Polka Dot Made is your source for all things handmade including weekly DIY projects to make for your wedding or engagement.


1.Etsy Roundup – Bachelor Party Ideas 2.Tuesday Type – Hickory 3.DIY Floral Head Wreath Tutorial 4.Russian Teacakes Recipe

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This week on Polka Dot Honeymoons

The wedding is over, the dust has settled and now it’s time to get away from it all! Find resort reviews, inspiration and real honeymoons every week on Polka Dot Honeymoons.

1.Bali Pre Wedding Shoot

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This week on Polka Dot Groom

Polka Dot Groom is dedicated to all things groom. Inspiration, advice and style for the Australian groom.


1.Inspired Memories – Johnny 2.Groom Style – Johnny

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Wedding Gifts Direct have launched their December offer! Register your gifts during the month of December and be eligible to receive one of three gifts including a free Scanpan Accent 5 pce Cookware Set (valued at $549) a free Noritake Colourwave 16 pce set (valued at $325),  a free Robert Welch 24 pce Cutlery Set (valued at $250) or a free W-Gifts Picture Frame valued at $39). Check out the website to register and full terms and conditions.


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Erin + Tara Promo Photo Erin + Tara Wedding Photography Giveaway

Have you entered to win your wedding photography yet? There’s only a few days left in our Erin + Tara Wedding Photography Giveaway so make sure you hop on over and enter!

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For the next two December weekends, bridal designer Jennifer Regan is having an end of season sale! Weddings gowns are on sale with up to 50% off the full price!  Book your appointment by calling (02) 9565 2595

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Grand Pacific Group has launched their Winter wedding 2013 packages! With such a beautiful portfolio of Sydney’s most beautiful venues, including the The Tea Room QVB, Tea Room Gunners’ Barracks, Dunbar House and Sergeants’ Mess the newly released winter packages, ideal for couples marrying in the winter of 2013 are just the special ticket with prices starting at $130 when booked on a Friday or Sunday and include a host of special extras valued up to $1500!

Each of Grand Pacific Group’s Winter Wedding Packages includes canapé service, a meticulously planned three course dinner menu and a six hour standard beverage package.  Complimentary extras include the use of a dance floor, microphone and lectern and a Flashback Photobooth for guests to enjoy for five hours. Check the website for full details and terms & conditions!

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Perth photography studio White Tulip Photography is giving away free wedding coverage to one lucky couple! Including eight hours of coverage and your wedding images, the lovely Mandy is looking for a couple who is wanting to do something a little different! She’ll fly interstate and even internationally and the competition is open to couples getting married up until the end 2014. Check out the blog post for full details on how to enter!

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The winner of our The One Day House Wedding Hire Giveaway as chosen by owner Kristy is Annie! Congratulations Annie, I have sent you an email today!

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A truly beautiful film to end off the week from Soda Films– the wedding of Clinton and Callum. The words, the speeches say it all.

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