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 Cranberry orange cheesecake by GimmeSomeOven, Saffron bridesmaid gowns photo by Krissy Allori Photography/Courtney Jade Photography via Style My PrettyWe’re counting down the days to Christmas with fun Christmas colour palettes, which, as always in the Polka Dot world double as wedding inspiration and colours!I love the vibrancy of cranberry and saffron together and with plenty of

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I love seeing new bridal collections and designer Jennifer Go has launched her 2013/2014 collection entitled “Blossom” with a soft floral theme weaving its way through each gown.With a focus on inspiration from the 1940’s, the new collection mixes old with new. Jennifer combined higher necklines and cinched in waists with more modern shapes. Laces

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Leigh and TalithaLeigh and I met at Film school in Brisbane and were friends throughout the 3 year course. During third year, I produced a short film which Leigh edited and our friend Tarren directed so we spent a lot of time together. We started dating at the end of the degree. Shortly after, we

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Image via Begitta Bridal Couture1.What is your favourite Christmas food?Fresh prawns and seafood!2. What is your favourite Christmas movie?The Grinch, closely followed by Miracle on 34th Street3. Your favourite Christmas drink?White Sangria with fresh mint (my mothers recipe!)4. Is there something you love to do every Christmas?Setting up the tree with carols and melted hot

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1. Pearl earrings from hookandline 2. Star shaped sugar cubes from WishingwellArt 3. 100 paper stars from theStarcraft 4. Hanging stars and wishing tree from SimplyMadWeddings 5. Rhinestone buttons from olifstudio 6. Bridal headband with stars berries and pearls from rosesandlemons

Happy Monday Dotties! It’s such a  thrill to be posting this on our brand new site, though I have been looking at it for so long I am stuck between barely believing it’s real and feeling like it’s comfortable – like a snuggly jumper! I’m so thrilled to kick this off before the end of

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Shannon and SimonWhat could be more romantic than being on a lake at sunset? When Shannon and Simon planned their engagement photos, they wanted a backdrop that was was different to their beach wedding location. Both fell in love with the beautiful lake they’d spotted and with their photographer (appropriately called Sunlit Studios) they set

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The latest Alannah Hill collection to hit my desk,”Dreaming Of The Amalfi Coast” is just the ticket for hot Summer weddings. Bright colours and bold patterns echo the feeling of long Summer days and create a completely different look for bridesmaids (or the colour loving bride).Water colour prints are always gorgeous and this collection has

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When it comes to fashion on your big day – who says the Bride should have all the fun? At his Japanese-Inspired Country Wedding to the gorgeous Hanae, Groom Dominic wore a Dior with a bowtie by Charlie Tinker. Very stylish indeed!IMages by Sarah Rowlands Lovelight Photography 

What a week! It’s the start of a new fresh-faced Polkadot Bride site, and we’re all looking ahead to 2014 with excitement and anticipation! Combine this unveiling with the crazy lead up to Christmas, work parties ( it’s our turn this weekend – yay!), catching up with friends and family AND the wedding season in

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It’s been an incredible seven years…..Polka Dot Bride throughout the yearsAlmost seven years ago I started Polka Dot Bride and today we’re thrilled beyond belief to be launching our fifth version of the site.My plan this year was to revamp and relaunch and I think we just scraped it in! I couldn’t be more excited

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I have one more pretty watercolour project to finish off your table styling. Ready? It’s your watercolour diy place cards.Click to download the template. Enter your guests’ names into the template and print onto heavy watercolour card (you’ll need to download the Raleway font from Google Fonts), then follow the easy watercolour instructions from the menu

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It can get pretty warm in that suit when you’re awaiting your bride, and a man that can hold it together on his big day, particularly through a heatwave, deserves an applause! Justin shares his memories from his Summer Tweed Valley Wedding to Laura with us today.“The most memorable moment for me was the moment

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Kelly and PaulKelly and Paul, both being Melbournites decided to throw caution to the wind and celebrate their wedding in Byron Bay with a sweet celebration at Byron View Farm, Byron Bay. With 360 degree views, the couple made the most of the location – staying on even after their guests had left – but

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