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It’s rare that we feature international designers with no base in Australia, but the best part about New York based Saja Wedding is that they happily ship internationally, so the beauties I get to show you today are indeed available to you!Saja Wedding has such a beautiful range of gowns. They’re contemporary, relaxed with a

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1. Yellow silk flower sash from abigailgracebridal   2. 18K vermeil gold citrine earrings from delezhen   3. Dried flower confetti from LarkspurHill   4. Yellow sugar Dahlia cake topper from SandysCakeBling   5. Custom made clutch bags from ModDotTextiles   6. Paper flower garland from lillesyster

Happy December 10th Dotties! Only 15 days to go until Christmas! Only a few more weeks of full posts before we have a little break. I decorated the office last week with Christmas decorations and am just doing a few last bits of Christmas shopping and I am DONE! Woohoo!Let’s kick off this very festive

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Pete and HollyI was never the type of girl that wanted to get married but after Pete popped the question my inner DIY, scrap booker, crafty bunting lover self exploded into our lives!Pete and I both knew we wanted a fun, unique and relaxed wedding. We are lucky enough to live on a very picturesque

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Image by Saffron PhotographyINGREDIENTS 250G Packet Milk Arrowroot Biscuits1 can Condensed milk30G Rum15G cocoa80G Coconut** extra garnish for covering ballsPREPARATIONProcess biscuits until finely chopped. Add all other ingredients and mix together.Roll into balls and cover with coconut or other garnish.Refrigerate for a couple of hours before eating.

I have to admit to two crushes today. It’s not just the Christian Louboutin Swarovski Crystal shoes (at a mere $3634 plus postage) but this amazing Lisa Ho lace gown had me at hello. For those of us who are celebrating New Year’s Eve in a flurry of champagne and ball gowns this outfit should

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Andy & JoshI love how today’s engagement photos are relaxed and beautiful with a retro twist! What a fun way to spend a day. Two Girls with a Camera ( Georgia and Morganna) captured the engagement of Andy & Josh and said, “Sometimes you’re faced with a couple so in love you just have to

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The second Polka Dot Gift Guide is for the males in your life- your fiance, boyfriend, husband, brother, father,  grandfather,  best friend.. All the gifts I have found are available from Australian retailers and again there’s a range of budgets in mind (although admittedly a slight James Bond influence!).What are the males in your life

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I loved the groom and groomsmen attire at Danielle and Johnny’s Romantic New Zealand Wedding. Johnny, the groom, wore a white shirt, black suit (with a black tie and waistcoat) from  Crane Brothers. His groomsmen wore black suits from Van Meer Suit Hire with shoes from Shoe Connection.Photos by Mary Sylvia Photography

It’s Polka Dot Hot Spot Friday which means times to talk about those hush hush issues, the ones we talk about behind closed doors for fear of offending, or just foot in mouth disease. But no risk of offense here, just a good, honest discussion.So I’ve been talking to friends recently about Friday weddings. What

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

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Image by Infinity Photography1. What is your favourite Christmas food?Roast Pork with the crackling!2. What is your favourite Christmas movie?Definitely would have to be National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. I love it when the Christmas tree catches fire and they get a new one, with squirrel! Too funny! There are so many funny things about that

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This gorgeous welcome to Summer shoot, comes to us as a collaboration between Silk Truffle Photography – Jessica Ruisan  and Elaine of Butterfly Philosophy Design. I love the use of colour at weddings and this shoot combined beautiful displays of pastel hues without turning into a rainbow. Instead it’s beautifully Spring or Summer and in

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