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Edwina and TomEdwina and Tom, high school sweethearts chose a Geelong at home wedding for their special day, but my favourite part is that they married in their school courtyard- what a nod to times gone by and life. So beautifully captured by Leo Farrell Photography.As for how they at high school, Edwina tells, “We

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Hello Dotettes! It’s well and truly spring which makes me think of pretty colours.Here is a super easy last-minute project for you spring brides… some pastel peg diy escort cards!I used a lovely linen textured stock but you can use anything you like. You can find washi tape at loads of stores on Etsy.Not shown:

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Some fantastic words of advice from very cool groom JP, after his St Kilda Mexican Fiesta Wedding to Sarah.  He’s given not one, but three memorable moments from his big day, and makes the fine point of the equal importance of the groom in the whole equation!Three things. The suit- I’m a little guy and

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If you’ve been following along with our series by Vogue Weddings taking a peek behind the scenes of Flavia Kelson and Ricardo Pintato’s Wedding (see part one here, part two or part three), you’ll love today’s installment because it’s all about Flavia’s stunning wedding gown designed by Erdem Moralioglu.

Image by Denise TeoThese days I have been thinking of the difference between today’s weddings those of 30 years ago. I hear all the time from the mother of brides, “my wedding was very simple, my dress was very cheap, I didn’t have any bridesmaids… we just wanted to get married and be together”.That made

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Rowan and AndrewThe Melbourne commitment ceremony of today’s couple Rowan and Andrew made sure they chose venues for their wedding day that truly reflected their personalities, was captured by Matthew Parkes Photography and coordinated by Jodie of Girl Friday Weddings. The day takes place in three wonderful Melbourne spaces and reflects the love of Rowan

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 Anna Campbell‘s Belle Ivoire collection- the brand new off the rack selection debuted earlier this month and with each piece comes the signature Anna Campbell Grecian draping, sparkling beading and incredible fabrics (100% silk and lace is used on every gown).The off the rack collection, made and hand finished in Melbourne but shipping worldwide (and

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I’m a wedding photographer, but this doesn’t mean I’m the right wedding photographer for you.Choosing the right wedding photographer can be overwhelming because there are so many of us to choose from. Wedding images these days can be crazy, quirky, formal, romantic, serious… the question is “what style do you want?” Unfortunately I can’t answer

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When my fiancé and I began planning this whole wedding thing, we suffered from what one would call “culture shock”. Urban Dictionary (urbandictionary.com) defines ‘culture shock’ as “The shock from one culture to another often associated with laws, traditions, food, music and general lifestyle choices”.In terms of why we suffered culture shock, it was all to do with

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 Erin & LyleNothing sounds better than escaping right now to a tropical island for a wedding- so it’s the most wonderful time to show off this gorgeous Destination Fiji wedding captured by Jonathan Ong.Erin tells the beautiful story of how they came to be. “We were childhood friends, met at the tender age of 10

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Em and JarelCelebrating a Bonnells Bay Summer wedding, Em and Jarel chose to marry in Jarel’s grandparents backyard- making the most of the Summer warmth and the family presence before celebrating with guests by the water. Captured by Jac and Heath Bennett Photography, it’s the most beautiful Summer wedding, embracing the weather and celebrating it’s

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Anu and JoeWe know here at Polka Dot Bride we’re Australian focused, but every now and then a wedding like this modern art gallery wedding, pops across the oceans from Atlanta, and it inspires me so much I think it deserves to be shared!Captured by Our Labor of Love by Heidi Gelhauser, the modern art

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PF Champion Script Pro is a beautiful swirly font with lots of bold flourishes. Based on manuscripts from  18th Century calligrapher Champion, this type has won several awards.PF Champion Script Pro is available from My Fonts.

I love reading the advice from our brides, and I particularly love it when they deliver it in a neat list! Perfect! Bride Charlene has provided some inspired words of advice after her Bright Citrus Sydney Wedding to Jason, which are all so relevant to enjoying every minute of the big, busy day!“1. Don’t sweat

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Hi, I am Kate from Quince and Mulberry Studios and these are a few of my favourite wedding vendors that I’d like to introduce you to!1. I first met Zoe, from Love and Adore Stationery  at the Confetti Fair in Brisbane in July. I fell in love with her beautiful, elegant design coupled with this she

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