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A hot January and summer weddings are in full swing. From beautiful bouquets, DIY projects, wonderful ideas for honeymoons, and wedding stories written by brides themselves, we are over-flowing with ideas – so take a look and find inspiration in every corner!Before we kick off our own week of happy wedding inspiration it’s time to

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Kendall & ZachI’m always a sucker for a beautiful engagement shoot. Something about them makes me come back to the core of why I love writing about weddings all day, every day. They’re a love story – no fuss, just a story. The ultimate beginning, the purest form of love and the excitement and giddiness

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It’s no secret that with Christmas, New Years and the Summer breeze surrounding us that engagement stories are in high rotation right about now. Which also makes this time of year my absolute favourite!So if you’re new to Polka Dot Bride, I thought today I would share some of the top articles which might help

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

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As I am currently in the lovely state of Tasmania, I thought why not look into dreamy wilderness honeymoon destinations. Now for those of you who love everything wintery as I do, let me introduce to you Cradle Mountain. A stunning world heritage listed national park situated 1,545 meters above sea level and there lays

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Linda and PeteTo me there is something utterly magical about night time and weddings, so when Linda and Pete’s wedding came along – a relaxed evening celebration I knew I was in for something special! Fairy lights, candles and a dance floor in socks – sounds like just the kind of wedding you want to

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Photo by Judy Pak via Dress Codes For The Groom – White TieWeddings have been around for a while. The ceremonies may vary depending on the couple, country, or culture, but the essence is the same: a celebration of the union between two people! And like all good practically prehistoric ceremonies, there are far reaching

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This eco-friendly favour project is great for outdoor weddings. The hearts are made from recycled paper and are embedded with seeds so your guests can plant them when they get home and grow lovely herbs or lettuces. Once the plants grow, the paper will just compost away.The quantity of paper and seeds below makes 12

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What I love most about inspiration shoots is well, the inspiration! Something that might not not normally be considered at a wedding can go to the extreme and come out with such magical result. This shoot, “Pastel Dreams” for me, inspires a wedding with beautiful pastel shades – sweet pistachio, baby blue, petal pink and

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Rachel & SimonCan you get any cooler than to have a chic air hangar wedding? Certainly not in my part of the world! Rachel and Simon chose the aircraft hangar at Jimbour House, a place Rachel had often visited as a child. With the beautiful homestead, the incredible views of the Australian landscape and plenty

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Michael and Caroline Michael and I had been together 10 1/2 years when we got married. We met one night out on the town, in a bar in Christchurch. After spending the night dancing we exchanged numbers and have been together ever since!I wanted to keep traditional elements in our wedding, yet keep it fun

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From the moment I arrived at the Wedded Wonderland headquarters, I was overwhelmed with beauty, couture and an impeccable attention to detail that we have come to expect from the exquisite work of Noel Nassar. Welcomed by cheerful wait staff, bubbles and a variety of beverages before being photographed against the media wall with Noel

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Caroline & MattI love a beautiful elopement – the romance? It is definitely there and it’s always incredibly overwhelming. Caroline and Matt’s tropical Bali elopement had them wed against the ocean and enjoy an intimate dinner for two by candlelight. They wanted to get back to what matters and they did it the way that

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Lee & JoshLee and Josh’s modern Brisbane wedding has such a fresh, warm feeling to it one might swear it was held in Summer, but no this August wedding managed to evoke all the sherbet and citrus colours of Summer along with picture perfect weather and an equally beautiful celebration full of macarons cheese and

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