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 The south west corner of Western Australia is one of the most beautiful areas of Australia, and with famous wineries, great food and stunning scenery and surf, lucky Western Australians have it all on their doorstep. The icing on the (wedding) cake is Empire Events, who can help you create a stylish event reflecting your

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Happy October! October brings with it all the fun things of Spring – Spring Racing, Spring blooms, Spring weddings! Which makes a happy Ms Polka because what more could a girl ask for on a Monday?We start our week, every week with a spotlight on the pages of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory! We fill our

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1. Sterling silver and pearl earrings from 2Roses 2. Pearl and diamond earrings from Sevencaratshop 3. Antique pearl and diamond earrings from VictoriaSterling 4. Vintage South Sea pearls with white gold from TJsvintagejewelry 5. White gold and pearl earrings from PearlfectDay 6. Baroque pearl and silver earrings from Berjique

When Tahna and I began planning our wedding and party, straight off we agreed that we wanted it to be about the things that are important to us – fun with friends and family, good food wine, and style. We share so many interests – food, travel, coffee, exploring new places by bike, design, and

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Briar & MitchellAs a big fan of cold weather I particularly love the romance of coats and snuggles in this engagement shoot of Briar and Mitchell from Sophie Baker Photography. Sophie chose Mudgeeraba with the couple for their engagement shoot, even incorporating Mitchell’s much loved Mini into the photographs.On how they met, Briar and Mitchell

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Today’s inspiration shoot comes from a team who were inspired by the notion of a bride and her girlfriends heading to the seaside for a pre wedding celebration. I love this idea for a hens weekend. Pack up and take a road-trip,  create a beautiful, decadent luncheon by the water, play board games and sit

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Photo by gm Photographics   from Lauren and Gerard’s Parisian Elopement It all seems to be Champagne and Paris across my desk this week! Causing me, of course, to daydream about glasses of bubbles in the warm European sunshine – bliss! What are you saying “Cheers!” to this month? The new season? Daylight savings? Just

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Melbourne designer Jason Grech had much acclaim when his “Birds Of Prey” collection hit the runway last month in Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. His show opened Runway 1 at the much awaited fashion week and the first time Jason worked with acclaimed milliner Richard Nylon who created the look that was used across the advertising

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Image by Moira HughesAfter years of designing wedding gowns all around the world I have heard the same things over and over again. It is these few points brides bring up during their fittings at Moira Hughes Couture and today I’m going to share them with you. So, if you’re wondering how to be the

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How cool are these custom coasters?! They are so easy to make and you can totally get creative to suit your wedding’s colours and themes.I love a polka dot (who doesn’t?!) but I played around with stripes here too. Why not try triangles, hearts or arrows? You could also monogram them with your initials or

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Hayley & MarkI love the fun vibe of today’s vintage wedding by the water. Hayley and Mark love vintage pieces but decided to opt for an air conditioned wedding venue to keep their guests cool. Their vintage touches and careful thought ensured that although the day was in a different setting to what they imagined,

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With warmer weather here my mind is drifting towards warmer toned colours and I just love this combination of peach toned hues with a deeper, darker green.I was initially inspired by the lush bouquet that features the soft, sage green with peach blooms and anemones. This palette is so easy to replicate especially at a

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Lauren & GerardThere is nothing more romantic than a Parisian elopement and Lauren and Gerard’s secret wedding in the ultimate city of love certainly captured the complete and utter romance of their story! As studio manager of Sydney photography studio gm Photographics , Lauren chose lead photographer Graham Monro to capture her secret Paris marriage

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Danica & BenI’m no psychic, but I think you might love this surprise Mexican party from Glen and Fiona Photographers just as much as I do! The newlyweds invited their favourite people to a “surprise” 21st birthday party for Danica. The guests waited, dressed in their Mexican attire (plenty of sombreros and coloured ponchos!) to

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