Friday Roundup

by | Blog News, Bride



Photo by Jim Pollard from Caroline and Michael’s Stunning Wedding In Akaroa

It has been such a busy first week back for the year at Polka Dot Bride that I am not sure I stopped to take a breath. Regardless, I hope whether you have been enjoying your last week before work, or whether like us, you’re back at your desk you’ve been enjoying the amazing weddings we’ve shared this week (air hangar? Seriously!) If you’re on the newly engaged train, stay tuned to the blog this afternoon as I have put together somewhat of a how to guide!

Meanwhile, let’s catch up on the blog posts of the week (and don’t forget we welcome your contributions so if you want to share your own wedding or engagement story, just click the register button on the top right hand corner of the site!)

This Week On Polka Dot Weddings

Polka Dot Weddings is the blog where real brides write about their weddings and share their experiences. Inspiration abounds so click on each image to read more!

1. Real Wedding – Caroline and Michael’s Stunning Wedding In Akaroa


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This Week On Polka Dot Wisdom

Polka Dot Wisdom is a treasure trove of advice, news and wedding planning tips! Written by wedding professionals you could almost plan your whole wedding by following this, the wisest of all blogs! Click on the images to read more.


1.What Would They Know? – Julia Doeven of Julia’s Celebrancy Services 2. Industry Event The Launch Of Noel Nassar Events

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This Week On Polka Dot Made

Polka Dot Made is your source for all things handmade including weekly DIY projects to make for your wedding or engagement.


1.Etsy Roundup – Coffee Treats 2. Tuesday Type – Fantasy 3. DIY Tutorial  – Plantable Paper Hearts

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This week on Polka Dot Honeymoons

The wedding is over, the dust has settled and now it’s time to get away from it all! Find resort reviews, inspiration and real honeymoons every week on Polka Dot Honeymoons.

1. Wilderness Honeymoon ExperienceCradle Mountain Tasmania

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This week on Polka Dot Groom

Polka Dot Groom is dedicated to all things groom. Inspiration, advice and style for the Australian groom.


1. LQD Skin Care Review 2. Groom Traditions

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Looking to outfit your littlest bridal party members? Stellini Cute Couture For Children is holding a new year sale this weekend with up to 70% off their brands including Robert Cavalli Jr, Monna Lisa and selected Nicki Macfarlane. Purchases can be made in store or over the phone, so be sure to head to their website for more information.

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Suzanne Harward are holding their biggest ever sample sale for the next two Sundays (the 11th and 18th of January) in Melbourne! Gowns will be up to 80% off and there’s even an array of vintage gowns to purchase. Check the sale out at 334 Malvern Road, Prahran from 10am-4pm.

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the left lane giveaway

Brisbane, Byron Bay & Destination wedding photographers The Left Lane are giving away a stunning Reid vintage classic bike to one lucky couple who books and pays for an engagement or wedding with them by the 31st of January 2015.  Check out the full competition on their blog!

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Jennifer regan sale

Jennifer Regan is holding a pop up sale from the 15th-31st of January 2015. So if you’re on the hunt for a gorgeous wedding gown, this might be the sale for you! Held at 414 King Street, Newtown,  the sale will have a huge range of bridal and ready to wear pieces up for grabs!

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For our film of the week, Kirk Wilcox Photography shared the wedding film of Cleo & Luke.  Mother Nature provided such a stunning backdrop for this wedding day- the rolling green hills, the misty hills and the beautiful love story in amongst it all!


  • Felicity says:
    January 9, 2015 at 9:39 pm

    Totally awesome location. Amazing video. Would be great to have something like that to remember the big day by.



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