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Edward and Emma’s Vintage Chic Inspired Hinterland Queensland Wedding Image by  Todd Hunter McGawI’ve been seeing so many beautiful florals around the place lately, often in the most unexpected of locations. Gorgeous arrangements in powder rooms, department stores and of course, my favourite, running wild in gardens both private and for all to enjoy. I

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Tea is of one of my favourite drinks during a work day, so it make sense to turn a beautiful tea blend into an incredible cocktail! Organic tea company Nature’s Cuppa joined with award winning cocktail bar Eau de Vie to create a number of delicious cocktails we’ll be sharing over the next few weeks.Today’s

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When your wedding looks like it has been taken right out of the pages of a fairytale, set in a small town close to Vienna, it’s fitting that the Groom should look as dashing as Horea did at his Austrian Wedding to the gorgeous Anca. Wearing a sharp suit from Hugo Boss and fabulous two-toned

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I love Polka Dot Sneak Peek! I love seeing the differences in what you choose for your own day and being introduced to new ideas and inspiration!Today I’m all about the hair! What are you doing with your hair on the day. Are you wearing a traditional veil or going for something like a flower

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Penny and AdamWhen Penny and Adam decided on a romantic Mornington Peninsula wedding for their big day, they built the wedding around a relaxed reunion for their family and friends. Surrounded by the most beautiful of blooms, the vineyards and the incredible food, the duo said “I Do”. The day was captured beautifully by Kirralee

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Luke O’Connor – Lark MusicCeremonies… religious, civil, hipster, traditional, church, vineyard, beach.From the sun-kissed lawns of Thailand’s most exclusive resorts, the vineyards of California’s Napa Valley and the rooftops and lane ways of Melbourne, as bandleader and singer for Melbourne wedding band, Lark Music, I have sung at a lot of ceremonies, and learned a

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We love hearing advice from Grooms after their own big day, and Matt’s fantastic words of wisdom (after his Intimate Autumn Wedding to Jenni) should ring true for so many wedding-goers – not just the Groom!Matt advises “Decide on a big “last song for the night” early on (make it a good one!) and communicate

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Are you ready for one last modern geometric tutorial to finish off the series?These diy place card holders are easy to make and so much cheaper than buying little metal holders.1. Cut modelling clay into even pieces and roll into balls (they should be roughly the size of a golf ball).2. Using a sharp knife,

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Technology has become so much a part of our lives. It’s rare that I don’t hear of an engagement via a friend’s excited Facebook announcement, or that I’m not scrolling through Instagram of a weekend to see a wedding hashtag pop up filled with hundreds of photos of a beautiful event unfolding.So today, I wanted

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Amelia and JonAmelia and Jon describe their wedding day as an eclectic celebration, Amelia noting, “I went for an eclectic feel. The whole styling and collaboration became a dreamy, party feel which is me to a tee. When you have an idea just go with it because your wedding is a reflection of you. You

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If they say a picture is worth a thousand words imagine how many a video is worth?! 

I’m guessing you haven’t even considered investing in wedding videography yet, which is ok most people don’t. The idea of having a wedding video conjures up ghastly images of a three hour long shaky home video of your

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You’re probably thinking the same as me. Why would I want to go to somewhere called Thunderbird Park? Unless you are 12, in which case Thunderbird Park sounds like the dream destination. But could it be a great place for a trip with the girls? A bit of pre wedding bonding filled with giggles, but

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Edward and EmmaOur journey began when we first met in 2006 while working together in a restaurant in Melbourne. We had an instant connection and things blossomed pretty quickly from there! We were engaged in New Zealand in 2010 and held our wedding on the 4th of May 2013 at Spicers Clovelly Estate in Montville with

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We talk so much about the wedding gown here at Polka Dot Bride that we often forget that there needs to be thought put into what goes underneath! This stunning bridal lingerie editorial shoot from photographer Lyndel Yeo & Daniel Jackson @35mm Fashion Photography, stylist Sarah Willcocks, assistant stylist Sarah Kempson, hair and makeup artist Trish

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Kate and StuartKate and Stuart chose a fun daytime wedding at Sydney’s Dunbar House to celebrate their marriage. With small children attending, they made sure the child friendly event had plenty of fun activities for the little ones! Captured by SugarLove Weddings the day was a sunshine filled, water cruising event filled with plenty of

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