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Sarah & JimmyThe elegant Palm Beach wedding of Sarah and Jim captured beautifully by Paul McMillan of Illustro Photography,  is breathtaking in it’s pure style. From turning floral arrangements literally upside down, to the groom surprising the bride with a special serenade, red velvet cupcakes and plenty of nods to what the couple wanted, not

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1. This Angel Sanchez gown from his Spring 2014 collection makes it to my “Favourites” list because it is simple yet stunning at the same time. The embroidered floral detail and illusion back really make a statement and I love how this dress does reveal a bit of skin yet still looks elegant and tasteful.2.

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The planning of a wedding, no matter how big or small, can often lead to a total stress-out! Gorgeous Bride Kate shares her inspired words of advice after her and Bryce’s Watson’s Bay Spring Wedding, with some great tips for both the Bride and the Groom!Kate advises “Don’t stress. You are marrying the person of

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Port is an appealing and modern font with lots of embellishment in the swirls and dots. There is a straighter more clipped version available too, but we love the big dots finishing off the letters giving it a polka dotty look.Port is available from My Fonts.

With Summer almost upon us, it’s time to start thinking about ways to style a Summer wedding ceremony.Photographer Jemma Keech teamed up with Bride + Groom store to showcase one of their ceremony styling and hire packages titled “Sienna Summer”. The look is elegant and chic, tying in beautifully with the Mediterranean Summer feel of

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There is something utterly romantic about Spring brides with the plentiful, colourful blooms, fresh natural makeup and plenty of backdrops of nature coming back to life after Winter.A Sunshine coast team of Andrea Sproxton, La Bella Brides, Ginger Lily and Rose and Chocolate 2 Chilli teamed up with designer Elizabeth De Varga to capture her

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1. Ceramic heart bowls from DarriellesClayArt 2. Rustic hearts from accessory8 3. Rustic wooden hearts from TheLonelyHeart 4. Cast iron paper weight heart from TheLonelyHeart 5. Heart ceramic gift tags from accessory86. Heart bowls from SuzannesPotteryFarm

I love recycled timber furniture, the particular character of the wood and the little jolt of ‘wow’ it can bring to a room. So I’m thrilled to introduce today Timbermill Designs a young company whose owners make, sell and hire out recycled timber pieces. From trestle tables, and stools, to smaller items such as blackboards,

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Hello Dotties! It’s nice to be back this week, I was so swept up in embracing the sunshine last week (I know, and I’m a winter addict!) that there is definitely a Spring in my step!Before we kick off a week of beautiful wedding inspiration, it’s spotlight time on Ms Polka Dot’s Directory. There are

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We are very pleased to be sitting down to a (virtual) Glass of Whisky with Daniel Ossher, the now husband to the lovely Toni Ossher of Be My Guest Invitations, to share his memories and advice from his very own wedding day. We love hearing from vendors and their partners, since their lives can so

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Beth & HarleyI love something different so this car park engagement shoot from Adam Ward Photography really tickled my fancy. It took one, very ordinary car park and created a set of incredible engagement photographs!Beth kicks off the story with how they met. “We met in our final years of high school, one year apart.

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Brand new wedding invitations (especially fun ones!) are always a highlight of my week this new 2013 collection from stationery design brand Akimbo is right up my alley with everything from whimsical, to elegant and fun designs.I think this first invitation, aptly named “Up, Up & Away” might be my favourite. Hot air balloons have

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Vintage Sapphire engagement ring image via Lang Antiques & Estate JewelleryHappy Birthday to everyone born in September – your birthstone is sapphire!Sapphires are one of this writer’s favourite jewelry gemstones, because of the intense cornflower blue colour associated with them. In Greek, sapphire literally means ‘blue’ and some of the finest examples of blue are

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Gemma and Oscar’s Flower Filled Hunter Valley Wedding Image by Lisse PhotographySpring has sprung and the weather is turning! We can see the glimpses of summer whispering in the breeze, and everyone has just that little more spring in their step (pardon the pun!). Though I’m sweltering away in bluesy New Orleans, all reports from Oz

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