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A wise woman once said, “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.” Coco Chanel hit the nail on the head with her less is more approach. Wedding styling is constantly evolving – from the days where couples simply went with the mere basics provided by the venue, to

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Lisa & ViktorA wedding from the other side of the world in somewhere as stunning as Sweden? That’s the journey we’re taking today on Polka Dot Honeymoons with this amazing Swedish celebration for Lisa and Viktor.Lisa tells their story. “Viktor and I went to high school together. We became best friends during winter of junior

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Caroline & AdamWe have the most gorgeous wedding for you today, a Yarraville celebration that I can say is well and truly personal to the couple Caroline and Adam. You see, we are lucky enough to have the lovely Caroline as a patterned person here at Polka Dot Bride, which makes it all the more

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Claire and JeremyWeddings at a lavender farm? Just a little bit magical don’t you think? Can you imagine that beautiful scent as you say your vows? Claire and Jeremy’s wedding is simply beautiful and full of individual unique touches as special as they are.Claire tells their story. “My (Claire’s) sister-in-law Crystal and Jeremy’s sister Melanie

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For some of us, a browse for daily inspiration and tips for beauty is part of our routine (sometimes perhaps, an over-indulged past-time!). From the hot tips on where to buy the latest season trends to getting that designer look for less, Drop Dead Gorgeous Daily is the perfect one-stop shop for all things beauty and

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I’ve been to Singapore and I can tell you: with its busy city life and steamy climate, it’s a trip full of excitement and certainly worth the plane ride. But, if you’re anything like me, no matter how exciting the city can be, sometimes you need a break from the hustle and bustle to do

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From time to time I’m asked by couples if it’s generally expected that they provide their guests with an order of service.  You know, the booklet or card often distributed by ushers to guests prior to the ceremony, otherwise known as a ceremony program. My answer? “Take it or leave it.” Given that the duration

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Baldione   is a cute font characterised by dots at the end of each letter. Perfect for engagement party invitations to a retro occasion with the girls wearing fifties style frocks, red lips, rock ‘n roll music and a juke box. Don’t forget toffee apples, fairy floss and an airline captain or two in uniform wouldn’t

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Kathryn and MattThe gorgeous feeling of a winery wedding is something I hope I never fall out of love with and today’s celebration of Kathryn  and Matt is particularly chic!Kathryn kicks it all off with their story. “Matt and I met through friends at a party 7 years ago, they introduced us because he was

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After Heidi and Will’s Whimsical Balloon Wedding, Heidi offered up these wise words of wisdom “Relax and enjoy yourselves!”“Be prepared to feel loved. Our wedding was small and intimate (forty guests, including us) but it was huge in terms of the joy we felt to be surrounded by so many people that we love on

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As a little girl, I loved nothing more than dressing up. Unfortunately, it never led to me being a flowergirl, just my now wistful wishing that big, fluffy tutus were as available in my childhood as they are for kids today. Dressing up hasn’t changed, and loving the sight of little girls in a beautiful

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Scott and JaneWith a keen love for detail and a passion for handmade, Scott and I envisaged our day to hold both of these elements. I had just returned home from studying in Italy when Scott proposed – the European design and vintage style I loved while overseas was all the inspiration I needed.There were

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What a week we had last week Dotties! It’s time to pull on the doonas, make a cup of tea and batten down the hatches and hibernate for the next few months! What about you?With cup of tea in hand, it’s time to kick off our week with our Monday morning tradition aof spotlight the

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Writing and giving a speech can be a nerve wracking experience. Throw in a wedding day, where you would like to give the best and most memorable speech of your life, and the whole experience can be guaranteed to make you break into a cold sweat! This is where Mark Angus of Adelaide Wedding Speeches

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1. Floral hair crown from BlumArtWedding  2. Handmade floral and feather headpiece from twigandsparrowshop  3. Lace and crystal headband from myrakim  4. Rose and lace headband from BeSomethingNew  5. Three little bows headband from BeSomethingNew  6. Bridal headpiece from Bohemies