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A floral print always makes us swoon here at Polka Dot Central, and when the Groom and Groomsmen’s bow ties match the sweet print dresses of the bridesmaids – we’re sold! At Sarah and Michael’s Vintage Bowral Wedding, Groom Michael and his boys pull this look off perfectly, with suits from Ben Sherman and shoes from

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It’s that time again, the time when we talk through those strange and hard wedding decisions that seriously- how did they get so strange and hard? Controversial, everyone has an opinion- ahhh that’s where Polka Dot Hot Spot comes in! Hard things to think about but no judgement, just us.So here we go! What appeals

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Susie & EdwardThe gorgeous Melbourne vintage wedding of Susie and Edward, captured by  Julia Jane Photography, is simply delightful. It’s infused with beautiful vintage touches- the bride’s beautiful blush pink gown, to the bridesmaids soft pastels fifties style frocks and the grand ceremony venue,Susie kicks off their wedding with the story of how they came

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As you know, we adore Etsy at Polka Dot Bride – every Tuesday we run Etsy Roundup over on Polka Dot Made, we interview our favourite artisans in series The Professionals and you can bet we shop up a storm for our own gifting occasions.So I was pretty tickled pink when we were invited to

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Dotties I have a special surprise in store for you today… you are the first to an exclusive preview of the 2014 Collection from Bertossi Brides at Paddington Weddings.After viewing a few of the beautiful Bertossi gowns at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival Bridal Show, I knew this collection would deliver! They used a stunning

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 Gerard and TracieGerard and I met in a London night club whilst I was on holiday visiting friends. He was meant to have just been a holiday romance, but then they do say you meet the perfect person when you least expect it. We didn’t have the usual start to a relationship, but rather found

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Whether you’re having a dessert buffet or not, this oh-so-sweet no sew banner will add an adorable touch to your wedding reception.1. Measure out equally-sized rectangles on the fabric, one for each letter of your message (mine were about 11x18cm).2. Cut your rectangles out from the fabric.3. Turn the fabric rectangles over so that any

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We love it when a Groom gives kudos to his gorgeous bride, and after Leila and Matt’s Footscray Autumn Wedding, Matt’s highlight was the face that his new wife pulled off an awesome event!“The whole day worked fantastically and came together for a great event. All the hours of planning and creating that Leila did

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 Jenni and MattJenni and Matt married in Autumn, choosing an intimate setting near Gembrook to say their vows. Captured by Jason Vandermeer Photography  the day is filled with the most beautiful handmade details, incredible floral arrangements, open fires and such a sense of love.Jenni tells the twelve year story of how they came to be.

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Emily & GregAn autumn wedding in a cherry tree orchard. Can we start the story with my exclamation at how perfect that is? As someone who literally hangs out for cherry season and then proceeds to purchase boxes at a time? How wonderful to marry amongst the trees laden with the sweet gems! Briars Atlas

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On a FABULOUSLY sunny day, at 11AM on Wednesday 24th July, GP and I headed out to New Regent St in central Christchurch to meet up with our photographers of the fabulous photography group StudioSomething. Prior to that we each had respective appointments to get all ‘done up’. GP had a professional hair trim and shave from the

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Image by Corey Sleap via Secret Garden Flowergirl & Page Boy InspirationToday we show you how to put together the gold gingerbread favours and diy favour tags featured in our Secret Garden Flowergirl & Page Boy Inspiration styled shoot. This is such an easy way to put that extra special touch on your sweet treats at

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Image by Milton Gan PhotographyI really do believe that suit hire is a bad idea. But it’s not like I think it should be outlawed. In fact, way back in my early advertising days the gaggle of Christmas black tie events I attended each year meant I was a regular at the hire department of

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Bernadine and SimonBernadine and Simon’s chic mountain wedding captured  by Katie Bennett of Embellysh Photography was a wedding that I want to be at. Not only did Katie wear polka dots (which lets face it, endears me to her immediately) but it rained, and you know how much I love a couple that kicks up

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