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Today’s venue hunt is all about bringing in awesome food and drink to the venue! South Australians can you help our couple?Here are their requirements:–       Adelaide Based–       Venue that allows just venue hire and drinks package–       Wants to use own catererHere’s what we found:State Library of South AustraliaImagine celebrating amongst the literary masters! The State

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Inspired by the lucky theme of St Patrick’s day but avoiding the shamrocks I came up with this very sweet rustic hessian bunting. Super easy to make and can be customised with any colour to suit any theme. I love the contrast of the glitter over the rustic hessian but if you prefer, you can

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Kerry and AlanThe most beautiful weddings of all have their love shining through every photograph and it’s this in particular that drew me to Kerry and Alan’s gorgeous Summer wedding.Kerry tells their story. “Alan and I met through friends. We knew each other for just over 12 months before we started to go out as

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Paul and CharmaineI am a Singaporean born Chinese that grew up in Perth and moved to Melbourne for Uni. Paul is a half Aussie, half Tongan who has lived his life in Melbourne. We met through one of his older sisters and my good friend, Tu’uhevaha. Tu’uhevaha was so sure that we would hit it

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Photo courtesy Tourism IrelandI’ve made it to England and its dales, London and its fog – but never to Ireland (so far). My husband worked there for a spell and sings its praises, and we plan and dream to get there the next time we make it to the other side of the world.What a delight

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If there’s one event to take style direction from it’s the Oscars. Movie excellence aside, it’s all about the red carpet – the biggest fashion show in the world. And while the focus will always be on the ladies, the gents are increasingly gaining time in the spotlight. Nice.The 85th Academy Awards was a particularly

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Kristin and CoryGorgeous Autumn leaves seem a little far away in this week’s heat, but a girl can dream and dream she will, with such a beautiful backdrop to today’s beautiful wedding celebration!Bride Kristin kicks it all off with their story. “We have been friends for many years – I can’t even remember when we

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It’s certainly been a month of venue searches here at Polka Dot Bride and we’ve decided to dedicate the week to helping readers find their ultimate venues! We’ve had so many questions lately that we’ll post one every day and hopefully with our searching and your knowledge we can find a venue that ticks all

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Ashlee and Sam’s Adelaide Hills Winery Wedding by PhotobatIf there’s one thing we love, it’s a statement tie! Whether it be print, plain, neck or bow – we can’t get enough of Groom’s showing their individuality through their (often) one accessory that carries some colour! So, in honor of St Patrick’s day, and it’s signature colour, we thought

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After her big day, Bride Priscilla(of Priscilla and Steven’s Elegant Sydney Wedding) gives this advice “Always factor the weather into your plans. Even though we were getting married in summer we couldn’t guarantee sunshine so we chose venues that were beautiful inside and out and would provide shelter if it rained. We were so glad

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1. We can’t wait for the next First Comes Love bridal fair in Perth, it’s the alternative bridal fair co-ordinated by the talented Studio Bomba girls. Whilst being a lovely day out, it’s also a great opportunity to view the talents and wares of many of Perth’s local vendors. Image by Angela Higgins2.Whenever I’m feeling

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Penabico  – what a gorgeous font with lots of feminine swirls and curly bits.    The designers tells us that it is ‘interpretation of the copperplate script styles’ and indeed it is. Done in rainbow colours, a single colour or just black it would look so elegant, that your guests will want to keep your

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Ann & AaronAnn and Aaron’s Toowoomba wedding is so beautifully romantic. Inspired by everything they love, it’s full of vintage touches, plenty of colour and the most gorgeous light surrounding their love story.Ann tells, “We met in a first year law tutorial at QUT in 2006. We ended up doing an assignment together in semester

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Lace gown by IssaLuxury online retailer Net A Porter have kicked off the Northern hemisphere bridal season with the launch of an exclusive bridal collection. Luckily for Australian brides the gowns are just as beautiful for the cooler weather! Featuring eight designers (Antonio Berardi, Lover, Jay Ahr, Giambattista Valli, Rochas, Issa, Nina Ricci and Chalayan)

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