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Image by Michael Gray via Cassie & Pete’s DIY Hunter Valley WeddingToday’s post was compiled by Kim from the Ultimate Wedding Planning Party with expert advice from Elizabeth Trevan Civil Marriage Celebrant.Right!  So you’ve booked the venue…  you’ve short-listed the photographer and are looking for your dress. Sometime very soon you will have to start focusing

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You know how much I love flowers and today I have three incredible tablescapes to show you designed by Melbourne based Domain Flowers. Collaborating with John Deer, 1000 £ Bend  Cecylia Kee and Andrea Micich. The team created three very distinct and very modern floral looks which are such wonderful combinations to inspire you for

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Chris and Carly image by Essenkae Photographics I’m Carly and I’m getting married 21 March 2014 at Harbour Room, Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron.  I’m so excited about planning that I wish my wedding were sooner – in fact, it was a relief getting to the new year and finally being able to say “I’m getting

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The world has changed for the better… simple, boring, black and white weddings are no more! We have entered into a world where a wedding couple can design their own colorful and unique wedding that represents them.This week one of our amazing Cloud Parade shop owners (typologie and co) teamed up with us to make

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Did you love the gorgeous beach wedding of Kailey and Ethan as much as me this morning? I’m so happy this afternoon that we get to share their stunning wedding film by C2Video.Kailey says “Marcus from C2 video was in every sense of the word – Awesome. He was energetic and enthusiastic and obviously very

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I just love the unveiling of a new series – and what better to be focusing on than stunning locations and secret getaways for your honeymoon! Sure, we’re moving out of the summer months in Australia, but there is a huge world out there with so much to offer, so we thought we’d get the

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Kailey and EthanGosh I love Kailey and Ethan’s wedding. We have their stunning wedding film coming up later today but the photographs give you a taste of the beauty of their day. From their gorgeous beach ceremony, to the beautiful reception. It’s relaxed, unfussed and totally carefree.Kailey tells their story. “Ethan and I met six

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Julia and NathanMelbourne, how is it that you just manage to produce such effortless, stylish looking weddings? I love the celebration of Julia and Nathan. So completely beautiful but with no pretentiousness, just relaxation!Bride Julia kicks off the story. “Nathan and I met at a mutual friend’s 21st. We both remember how easily the conversation

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We are so excited to be introducing a fabulous new series that focuses on the weddings of women behind some of our favourite blogs! Blogs are a big part of our lives over here at Polka Dot central, and we have invited some fabulous female bloggers to share a (virtual) glass of bubbles with us, and tell

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1. Koren Harvey Marriage Celebrant.Koren has and amazing ability to calm any nervous bride or groom in some cases. She works closely with her couples to get to know what initially brought them together and why they plan to spend the rest of their lives together. Very professional and knows to stand aside during the

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Always – what a romantic name for a romantic script. Byron, Keats, Wordsworth all spring to mind, so if this is just too romantic for an invitation, you could use it in your own homemade Valentine’s Day card, or for penning a sonnet to your loved one! And don’t forget the faded red rose petals!Always

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Amy and JohnI am so excited to share today’s wedding with you, because there is something so very special about sharing the wedding of someone you have come to love and know the work of. Meet Amy, you might know her better as the designer behind stationery brand Saint Gertrude Design & Letterpress but today,

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There’s unique lessons learned  when a couple marries internationally, there’s a special kind of wisdom that doesn’t get learned at a local wedding. After Brianna and Christian’s Italian Holiday Wedding, Brianna has this advice for future brides to be “The best advice I revived was to take a few moments throughout the day and take

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This absolutely dreamy shoot today comes to us as a collaboration between photographer Jemma Keech, bridal designer and boutique Samantha Wynne , florist  Flowertalk by Jappalin Manning, hairstylist Jessica Ellis for Focus Hair Studio , makeup artist  Margaret Italiano for Dirty Vegas Makeup and model Kasey McCarthy.  The reason? To show off the beautiful gowns

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 Steve and SarahSteve and I met through our mutual love of great bands and good wine so naturally, we were meant to be together, forever. We were engaged within six months and married fifteen months later. It has been an amazing journey and on the eve of our second wedding anniversary, I wanted to surprise

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