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Planning you big day in a secluded spot? Here is some fantastic practical advice from gorgeous Bride Ari after her Romantic Shearing Shed Wedding to Ben.“If you are having your wedding in a remote location or in a barn, ask the venue manager which vendors they recommend because it will save you so much time

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Naive is a curly font with lots of charm and just enough flourish  to add style to your invitations.Naive is available from My Fonts.

When it comes to wedding suits, New Zealand born Crane Brothers offers one very simple phrase- Modern Traditionalist.From a label started in 2008 in Auckland, New Zealand to a a store in Wellington, showroom in Sydney, regular fitting services in Melbourne they’ve certainly grown and with the growth have kept their message and style simple

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Lisa and BenSomething about Lisa and Ben’s Echuca garden wedding (apart from the fact it is a wedding and that in itself is my tonic) makes me incredibly happy.  Captured by photographer Erica Cummins, the couple married in Echuca – inviting their guests to a ceremony on their family farm, celebrating in a sunset cruise

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There’s a bit of a difference with today’s styled shoot, which I’ve coined Industrial Chic bridal inspiration – the backdrop, a dress designer’s studio is full of exposed brick, cement flooring and raw spaces. But the gowns are luxurious, the setting chic and glamorous. Conceived by Virgina Chorley of The Bouquets of Ascha Jolie, she

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If you caught Jenni and Matt’s Intimate Autumn Wedding last week, then you’ll know what a beautiful celebration it was. So I’m thrilled to share their wedding film captured by  Evolve Digital Films of whom Jenni says “Our videography team were amazing and put together a brilliant documentary-style highlight reel, which have left most people

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Brendan and LisaOur story started back in 2004 when we meet whilst working part time university jobs, we had a long friendship but it was not until 2009 that we began dating and our romance blossomed from there. Our family and friends were not surprised when we told them we had starting seeing each other,

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Sandra of Elvi Design makes the most delicious lacey creations, from her design and production studio just out of Perth in Western Australia. The beautiful laces and fabrics she uses to create her vintage inspired gowns, her sense of style and care taken with the designs, ensure that each bride glows on her wedding day.

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Happy Monday Dotties! I hope you enjoyed a wonderful weekend full of smiles, champagne and plenty of blissful moments!Monday morning tradition at Polka Dot Bride is to showcase our fabulous members of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory. From Cinematography to Cakes to Stationery & Paper Goods and even Catering! Pop on over and see our vendors who do

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1. Cherry blossoms from thehoneycomb 2. Blush pink hair flowers from ShellsandBlooms 3. Lavender coloured delphinium blossoms from BelleBlooms 4. Yellow flower headpiece from fabcrystalbling 5. Blue hydrangea flower comb from olgadesigns 6. Coral and white orchid hair clip from olgadesigns

 Yasmin and NiranjanYou know how much I adore photos amongst the strong shapes of city building and the dark ambiance only a city can hold in the colder weather. Melbourne City provided the backdrop for Yasmin and Niranjan’s engagement photographs with Shaun Lee, the couple wanting to highlight iconic Melbourne locations.The couple tell, “We met

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What could be more fun on a Friday afternoon than a shoot inspired by the 80’s music hit 99 Red Balloons? Photographer Shireen Louw teamed up with bridal gown designer Janita Toerien Bespoke Wedding Gowns, stylist Marilise from Polka Dot Promotions and hair and makeup artist Corle Barnard for a fun bridal inspiration shoot.The team

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On a recent visit to the Gold Coast I was lucky enough to have a delicious lunch at Palazzo Versace’s Vie Bar. It was there that I first had this drink that the waiter said was something the bar staff put together. It was soooo delicious that I felt I needed to share it with

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 DIY Favour Tags and Gold Gingerbread Keys Image by Corey Sleap An absolutely huge week here at Polka Dot Central, with the blog bursting at the seams with gorgeous weddings, tutorials and expert advice. I particularly enjoyed the controversial post regarding hired suits from the very fashionable Milton Gan – we love to get people talking!Bringing you

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