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Image by White Fluffy Cloud via Sweet Country Picnic Engagement ShootMy fiance Chris and I are terrible at celebrating anniversaries – in that we celebrate any potential anniversary that could possibly be celebrated! We have the date we first started chatting on RSVP (2 October 2011), our first date (6 October 2012), the date I

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Saint Gertrude Vintage Stamps – Photo by Luke Lornie  Every day I meet engaged couples overwhelmed by the unknowns of the wedding invitation process. The best way I have found to demystify the experience is to liken wedding invitation design to wedding dress design. After all, we understand (sometimes a little too well) how fashion

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Delara and BrianAh, nothing better than a beautiful Bali destination wedding right? Today’s is a beautiful celebration- the bride herself describes it as vintage with a tropical twist. I describe it as “Where I’d rather be”! Of their decision to marry in Bali, Delara tells, “We wanted a destination wedding so that all our family

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Kristy and Tim A celebration in the country is always one of the most popular kinds of occasions here at Polka Dot Bride. So many of us dream of an escape and the blank canvas of a beautiful paddock with the chance to do whatever we dream. Today’s couple Kristy and Tim did just that creating

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Ailsa & Duncan Ailsa and Duncan’s sweet English wedding was in every sense of the word traditional- a ceremony in a church and a reception in the nearby church hall. But with their fun personalities, Ailsa and Duncan managed to turn the traditional into something whimsical- balloons, streamers and plenty of ice cream.Today’s beautiful wedding shots

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What an inspirational lady we have with us today! As part of our new series focusing on the weddings of women behind some of our favourite blogs, we are lucky enough to be joined today by the gorgeous Nat Kringoudis from Melbourne Natural Fertility! Nat is a super-star in the world of healthy living, and as well

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Intimate, backyard weddings have a certain charm to them, after Brooke and John’s Romantic Backyard Wedding, Brooke offers this advice. “1. Have respect for each other’s ideas 2. Keep your budget in check, 3. Don’t sweat the little things – life is too short and people don’t notice anyway 4. And most importantly it should

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Just as fashion changes, so do our images Where some are reticent to move away from the traditional portrait style, more and more people are seeking an ‘indie’ look for their wedding photography, and here’s where it gets interesting…The whole key to fashion (and in turn, what we seek to represent our wedding) is that

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Love Story   is a lovely whimsical and clean font. Thin and neat, it comes with a variety of ornate dingbats to enhance the script. This delicate font is perfect for a wedding invitation where colour is an integral element and the script needs to be easy to read. Broderie anglais dress, buttercups in your bouquet

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Nerida & PaulThe spirit that is woven throughout today’s wedding enchanted me. Nerida and Paul chose a wedding that was about celebrating love rather than tradition and the pieces that came together to make their story did so beautifully and magically.And their meeting? As much about love as their wedding day. Nerida tells, “We had

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This gorgeous shoot of gowns from Sydney designer By Weave comes to us from photographer Julia Wheeler who collaborated with Janelle Mclauchlan, Samantha Symonds and model Noa Sheer Benav to capture the beautiful gowns in Sydney streets.Designer Weave was raised in the Adelaide Hills where she discovered her love of all things beautiful early on. She studied

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Kevin and RachelynKevin and I met each other through a dating website. One thing led to another and after dating for just over a year he proposed to me at Pearl Beach on the Central Coast. He chose a south sea pearl ring which is my birthstone and he timed it all very well, proposing

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There is so much to love about bow ties at wedding, but who says they need to be black? Imagine the yellow polka dot one below paired with a pale blue shirt, the orange with cream elephants paired with a navy blazer and that floral number paired with a coral shirt. So much possibility!1. Liberty

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 Today we meet Glenn from G&M DJ’s who is Australia’s first and only member of the prestigious Wedding Entertainment Directors Guild (WED Guild). After extensive experience in the industry he spent time in the USA, honing his skills in seven key areas, to provide the highest level of service. Glenn and his wife Miranda, the

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Good morning Dotties! Did you have a lovely weekend? I spent it inside catching up on TV shows I have missed and trying to get the first lot of wrapping up and cosy cooking in for the year. I’m looking forward to this week- we have plenty of content, even if we’re about to head

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