Happy Friday! It’s time for Polka Dot Sneak Peek! That time of the month where I get to pour over your wedding plans and gush about your frankly, beautiful choices!Today it’s all about the paper! Are you hand making your wedding invitations? Are you getting a designer to custom make them? Have you chosen an
Ingredients 45ml Gran Centanario Plata (Tequila) 30ml Lime Juice 20ml Bartender Agave A few cardamom pods Method: Shake and then strain into a glass. Top with Hoegaarden (beer) Captain Melville’s cocktail list is inspired by the 1850′s era, with cleverly named cocktails that draw on the history of the period. The pub itself is named
It’s been a very long time since the last Polka Dot Office- a glimpse into the life behind the computer screens if you will! So we thought we would cram in the last four months or so to the one post before getting back in to our monthly update!Without further ado, here’s what the patterned
Jess and BradI love when I spy a new venue in my wedding submissions, especially when it’s been so carefully tuned to the couple’s own personal style like Jess and Brad did. They found an old, lovingly cared for hall and turned it into the location for their wedding extravaganza. Filled with handmade details, the
Hamish and CassandraA year and a half prior to our wedding Hamish (my now husband) officially asked me to be his girlfriend at his 21st birthday – which was blue themed. I decided that seeing as that was a pretty significant night in our lives I would use the same colour theme for our wedding.
How long did it take you to pick an outfit for that last wedding you attended? Was there a dress code, or a theme? I still find it hard to choose something even when it’s written in plain language on the invite (this may just be my indecisive nature however)!Spare a thought then for those
This morning, the kids and I decided to make Anzac cookies. This staple of Australian cooking reminds us all of our diggers and what they went through trapped in the trenches. I rummaged through my panty to find the necessary ingredients and fell a little short. The result however was a delicious variation on a
Proof that a first look doesn’t dampen the emotion of seeing your bride walk down the aisle! Kez from Claire & Kez’s Fun Harbourside Wedding shares his memories of this special moment.“Even though we had just seen each other I was still overwhelmed when Claire walked into the ceremony. It was such an amazing moment and
Sarah and CyrusI love a big wedding where different cultural elements come into play, mostly because it means there is one heck of a party ready to unfold, and Sarah and Cyrus celebrated with Sarah’s Syrian background (which meant drums at the reception!) and a night that was filled with every single guest on the
Queensland’s Sunshine Coast has long been a favourite destination of mine – stretches of sand perfect for beach-side camping, the aroma of coffee wafting from cafe-filled esplanades, and some of the most amazing views to be seen from your hinterland perch – thus, the Easter weekend provided the perfect opportunity to head there again. Our
Lisa & RyanImagine marrying the person of your dreams surrounded by something you love so much! Lisa and Ryan paid homage to Lisa’s love of horses by choosing a gorgeous horse stable for their wedding ceremony. It was just the first step in a day that was so beautifully Lisa and Ryan.On how they met?
Melbourne designer Cathleen Jia launched her brand new collection on a warm Melbourne night at High Street Armadale Boutique, Angelique Boutique. Launching her label in 2011, Cathleen works by appointment only from her Hawthorn studio and decided to kick off her new collection debut with a glamorous evening surrounded by sparkle, sweets and beautiful blooms
Image via Virtual TouristHello all!I hope everyone had a fantastic Easter! Mine was excellent, but it was hard to really sit down and breath with how much I did during the long weekend! And before I continue, I’d like to sincerely apologise for being a lame blogger.I’m terrible, I know.The reason for my long absence?
If you enjoyed Michelle and Mark’s classic Hunter Valley wedding earlier today then we have an extra special treat for you! Untitled Films shot Michelle and Mark’s wedding film which tells their story, not only of their wedding day, but of their life together beautifully.[vimeo width=”550″ height=”309″]http://vimeo.com/45615545[/vimeo]
Michelle & MarkWeddings in the Hunter Valley are always beautiful and when they’re turned into weekend escapes like Michelle and Mark did for their guests, it turns something that’s already a celebration into a catch up and bonding of friends.Michelle tells how they met. “We met randomly at a music festival in Sydney’s Centennial Park.