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We love practical, useful advice from our featured Brides – and the gorgeous Shari is no exception! With a day full of lovely handmade elements (see her Handmade Vineyard Wedding to Brendan), she gave us her top tip for any future DIY Brides!“Pinterest… Create boards and pin ideas to help get ideas flowing. It is

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LiebeErika  (translated as Dear Erika) is a gentle and easy to read font reminiscent of a child’s carefully written cursive script.LiebeErika is available from My Fonts.

Sarah & RohenWhen Sarah and Rohen decided to tie the knot in a relaxed orchard wedding, they didn’t expect a rainy day. But as is true of most of our incredible couples at Polka Dot Bride- they made the most of it, got muddy and had the best day of the lives. Carla Atley captured

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This Lake House Wedding inspiration shoot tickled my waterside loving fancy this week. The styling echos the feeling of being at a waterside cabin in the wood. Loose floral arrangements vintage silver vessels and plenty of deer inspired elements bring a different feel. Something fresh but still cosy and refined. Captured by Studio Sixty Photography,

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Sean and KatherineSean and I first met eight  years ago at work. He was my manager at the time so any sort of a relationship other than a professional one was off limits. It wasn’t until about 6 months in at my friend’s birthday party that we took an interest in each other. A few

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Image by Luke Going Photography via Carmen and Garvin’s Elegant Winter Solstice WeddingLet’s be honest, one of the most important things about a wedding are the photographs. No one wants to look at their wedding pictures and grimace because the bridal dress and groom’s suit don’t match! Sure, the dress may be beyond compare and

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Good morning Dotties! It’s hard to believe we are already in the second week of Polka Dot posting for the year! What are you thankful for this week? I’m so happy it’s not going to be stinking hot every day. As a winter loving girl hibernating inside from the heat is not my idea of

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1. Handmade grey sash from deniz03 2. Floral sash from EnrichbyMillie 3. Soft chiffon and lace made to order sash from TheRedMagnolia 4. Silk and satin sash with vintage brooch from SolBijou 5. Rustic wedding sash from TreasuredMemoryLane 6. Handmade fabric flowers with pearls, rhinestones and lace from TheVintageCabbgeRose

With a keen eye for the elements that make a setting beautiful, Amelia from Make Your Day Wedding Styling has loved styling from the ripe old age of her teenage years. Couple that with organisational ability, a love of colour, the joy of seeing it all come together, and a one stop shop in Brunswick

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Renita and SwapanI think I love engagement shoots most when a couple’s own personality shines through. Renita and Swapan introduced  their own story into their engagement photos- Swapan proposed with Polaroids, so there were plenty! The couple’s favourite pastime is curling up with a glass of wine and comfort food – so both elements came

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When I spotted these black jewelled rings from Australia jewellery designer Jan Logan I thought how incredible they would be as engagement rings. The ring above (The La Rambla ring from the Barcelona 2014 collection inspired by hot nights when the city comes alive) sets a large black onyx stone surrounded with black diamonds in

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Kirsty and Ferg’s Italian Destination Wedding Image by Briars AtlasAnnnd we’re BACK! Yes, welcome to 2014 readers, and we’re well into the swing of things with a bumper Friday Roundup for the first week back! How was your festive season? Are you still unable to look at a mince pie? Or perhaps did you over-indulge on

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A gorgeous contemporary wedding for Groom Chris (Cronulla Surf Beach Wedding) meant that a sharp suit from Country Road for himself and his groomsmen fit the brief perfectly. I am quite loving the tailored fit!Images by  Thorson Photography.

Who can believe we are already at the Desperately Seeking of January 2014? We’re ready and getting stuck into the questions, queries and searches for the new year! If you can help our brides and grooms do leave a comment!Bride #1 is looking for other brides who have worn the Wendy Makin “Katelyn”floral print  gown

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