Happy Monday Dotties! We had a bit of a special day yesterday and I’m excited that we’re now full throttle into January!If you’re newly engaged or putting the finishing touches on your wedding, our Monday morning tradition of spotlight our fantastic wedding directory members may be just what you’re looking for!We add brand new vendors
I absolutely love the brand new bridal fairs popping up around the country. There is so much creativity to be found within them (and amazing vendors too!) so I am thrilled to welcome Debs, a fantastic wedding photographer in her own right who is the lady behind Brisbane’s A Very Vintage Wedding Fair for the
This has got to be the simplest diy project ever and it’s such a great idea for a tennis themed engagement or wedding.You will need: Tennis Balls – I found some really cheap ones with no brand printed on them at my local supermarket but you can also buy them here. A sharp knife with
Cake by Leticia of Cake FaceToday Polka Dot Bride turns six.A mere birthday you might think, but today is so much more. (and let’s begin my annual speech.. drafted of course on New Year’s Day).I grew up collecting wedding magazines. I remember the first time my mother’s friend gave me one after she got married.
The gorgeous sherbert pink of these heels by Alannah Hill were the inspiration for this theme. What a fun theme for your wedding with so much colour and energy!Wedding Cake Stand Image by Emily Nathan via Martha Stewart Weddings / My Head Spun Off Dress from Alannah Hill / Bottle Lables by LoraleeLewis / Tantrum
Justine & SamToday’s beautiful engagement shoot captures everything I love about the coast in winter. There’s a moodiness with the combination of sky, water and bitter cold wind. The sense of being together though? that’s romance! Today’s engagement photographs of Justine and Sam has been captured by Fifteen Photography on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. Their story?
With the Summer days stretching before us, this gorgeous bohemian inspired bridal fashion shoot from Queensland designers Grace Loves Lace captured by photographer James Frost. The images are so dreamy, because lets face it, nothing really captures the essence of bohemian like running through the forest in bare feet and beautiful long gowns.Megan says, “The aim
What Is An Engagement Session Photo by Corey E Sleap Photographer Ah! It’s the end of the first week back at Polka Dot Bride HQ and the year is looking like it is going to be a jam packed one already! It’s nice to be back at work surrounded by weddings and beautiful inspiration once
Time to pour a cup of tea, snuggle down in your office chair (though really, since when are office chairs snuggly?) and take the time to have a chat. Yesterday, a bride tweeted to me about writing an article about dealing with a difficult mother in law. I thought, rather than write an article, I’d
It appears that timing can be a most confusing topic to newly engaged couples, especially when you’re in amidst of arranging vendors and making important decisions! In order to avoid that ungraceful bridezilla moment, grab a glass of iced tea, secure a comfy position, and read the below timing guide (I promise this shall make
This fruit punch always goes down an absolute treat on a hot summer’s day and is perfect for sipping while watching the tennis during Australian Open season or at any time really! Adjust the alcohol content to taste and always serve over crushed ice.Ingredients: 1 mango chopped 1 cup finely chopped pineapple 200 g sliced
Tiff and NathanNothing quite beats the backdrop of golden sunburnt grasses. It’s so quintessentially country and such a beautiful backdrop for a romantic country wedding – which is exactly what Tiff and Nathan celebrated just outside of Newcastle!Tiff tells of how they met. ” We met at year 11 school snow trip in 2001. Nathan and
The wrapping of your stems is an often overlooked wedding detail. Why not whip up this sweet bouquet charm for a charming finishing touch to your bridal flowers?You’ll need an assortment of beads, charms and findings. I used the following (all purchased from Spotlight): Eyepin Jump rings Clamp finding Round beads Pearl charm Mini leaf
So you’re in a band and you have a big important show booked, it’s totally gigantic, all the important people will be there, the anticipation is intense! What do you do for the months before? You rehearse right, so there’s no secrets when you walk on stage.It’s the same with your wedding; you have dress