Friday Roundup

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Mandy & Nick’s Beachside Kingscliff Wedding Image by Stewart Ross

Just as I was getting my head around it being the end of the week, I realised it was also almost the end of July already! Yikes! Where has the last half of the year gone? It seems have passed me by in a whirlwind of gorgeous weddings, moving stories and general loveliness!

Why not take some time out to reflect on the last 7 months, whilst enjoying our weekly news roundup from our specialty blogs! Grab a coffee, and don’t miss some of the fantastic offers too!

This Week On Polka Dot Weddings

Polka Dot Weddings is the blog where real brides write about their weddings and share their experiences. Inspiration abounds so click on each image to read more.

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1. Real Wedding – Daniel & Leila’s Rustic Country Wedding 2. Real Bride Advice – Inspired Words – Chantelle 3.Real Journey – The Plans Behind Our Surprise Wedding 4. Real Wedding – Mandy & Nick’s Beachside  Kingscliff Wedding 5. Polka Dot Hot Spot – The Seating Plan

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This Week On Polka Dot Wisdom

Polka Dot Wisdom is a treasure trove of advice, news and wedding planning tips! Written by wedding professionals you could almost plan your whole wedding by following this, the wisest of all blogs! Click on the images to read more.

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1.What Would They Know? – Mark Doggett of All You Need Is Love 2. Vendor’s Favourites – Make Your Day 3. Expert Advice – 8 Steps to Glowing Skin on Your Wedding Day 4. Expert Advice Are All Wedding Bands The Same? 5. Behind The Scenes – Polka Dot Office – July

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This Week On Polka Dot Made

Polka Dot Made is your source for all things handmade including weekly DIY projects to make for your wedding or engagement.

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1.Etsy Roundup – Rustic Table Ideas 2. Tuesday Type – Delicious Pro 3. DIY Tutorial  – Gilded Leaf DIY Wedding Place Cards 4.Cocktail Friday – Lady Lamington’s French Martini Recipe

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This week on Polka Dot Honeymoons

The wedding is over, the dust has settled and now it’s time to get away from it all! Find resort reviews, inspiration and real honeymoons every week on Polka Dot Honeymoons.

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1. Honeymoon Fashion – Introducing Nathan Paul Swimwear for your Honeymoon Getaway 2. Honeymoon Destination Advice –  My ‘Big Five’ of South Africa – Top Five Places to Visit in South Africa

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This week on Polka Dot Groom

Polka Dot Groom is dedicated to all things groom. Inspiration, advice and style for the Australian groom.

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1. Real Groom Journey – Proposal Stories from Bended Knee – Ben & Dashelle 2. Real Groom Memories – Inspired Memories – Tim 3.Real Groom Fashion – Groom Style – Cyrus 

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Massive sale alert! Helen Rodrigues is holding a huge Designer Spring Clearance, for 3 days only from Thursday 22 August to Saturday 24 August. The sale will include gowns from designers such as Oscar de la Renta, Jenny Packham, Vera Wang , Marchesa and Monique Lhuillier.

Head to their shop at  1A, 211 Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay or their website for more info!

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For anyone who has Kiwis in the family – this may be for you! Fiji Airways (formerly Air Pacific) is on the lookout for five Kiwi couples from across New Zealand to be married onboard a flight between Auckland and Fiji, next month. Departing Auckland International Airport on 7 August, the five couples will be married simultaneously on board a wedding-themed Fiji Airways Airbus A330 flight bound for Nadi. Each of the five newly wedded couples will win the mid-flight wedding ceremony, business-class flights on the new Fiji Airways Airbus A330, and two night’s luxury accommodation.

For more info, head to the Fiji Airways website!

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The very fabulous Henry Roth will be in Adelaide this Friday to start his ‘Rock Your Frock’ Australian tour.

Henry will be at Adelaide Brides and Blooms to kick start his tour and will be doing a day of one on one, top to toe consultations with local Adelaide brides, from there Henry will travel to four other bridal stores in Sydney and Melbourne.

For more info on your city’s dates and locations, head to the Henri Josef websitewebsite!

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The lovely team at Prunella have just released their latest round of floral workshops, with a new calendar of dates for their fantastic Floral Headpiece Workshop!

For all the details on dates and locations or to book your spot, head to their lovely website!

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The Wedding List Co, Australia’s premier wedding gift list company, is partnering with the global leaders in crystal stemware Waterford and bridal gown couturier Karen Willis Holmes in a first-ever Great Gatsby Bridal Party!

The exclusive event, being held at Wedding List Co’s design led stores in Sydney and Melbourne, will provide brides, grooms and bridesmaids with a Great Gatsby evening of Gifts, Crystal, Gowns and Jewels.

The event is open to brides, grooms and bridesmaids but places are limited so registration is essential. Plus everyone who pre registers with and uses Wedding List Co for their registry will receive a complimentary pair of Lismore Champagne Saucers!

For more info and to register, head to the Wedding List Co. website!

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The talented folk at Imbue Weddings have recently done a bit of rebranding and are offering lucky brides a discount on their On The Day styling service, at a price of just $500!

This service is only available for one booking per day so it’s a first-in-first-served basis for availability.  If you would like a quote or to arrange for a consult, shoot them an email or head to their website!

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Who doesn’t love a romantic elopement story? Thanks to Ryan Polei, here is the story of Evan & Tina’s intimate wedding in the Muir Woods of San Francisco.

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