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Happy Monday Dotties! A busy week is ahead for me and I am not sure I know which way is up – how is your week looking?Before we kick off our own week of happy wedding inspiration it’s time to highlight, spotlight and show off the members of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory.  We have Specialised

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Amy & Ed So what happens after the wedding? When the glitz and glam of a big celebration has worn off? Hopefully love continues, hopefully it gets stronger and even more beautiful. This urban one year anniversary shoot of Amy & Ed celebrates just that- one year of marriage, of a new chapter in a

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Melbourne couture designer Peter De Petra has unveiled his 2015 bridal gowns this week and for the bride that loves luxe fabrics, dramatic shapes and a sense of the classic then you’ll love the new collection inspired by timeless elegance with an element of glamour.With an emphasis on luxe beaded French laces,  textured Guipures, and

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Andrew and AmyHe proposed with a surprise weekend away for the October long weekend (My Birthday weekend) to Port Douglas – organised a private table at Nautilus Restaurant and gave me my birthday present when we sat for dinner and it was a large box. Unwrapped the box, and it was full of tissue paper

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You’ve seen them sitting quietly on the shelves of the supermarket and may have even seen them featured in photos of stylish weddings and soirees… but have you ever been brave enough to buy a fresh coconut and enjoy the fresh delectable nectar straight from the shell? Well, it only took a hot summer day

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Photo by gm photographics from Flower Filled Black Tie WeddingHappy days! I love Fridays, the sense of festivity in the air is always enormous and it’s the day fo the week I turn on my happy playlist and bop away in my chair! Yes, bring on Friday!Love Fridays like me? Time to grab your favourite

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Rachel & SamThis sweet Sydney wedding is classic in nature – a beautiful church ceremony followed by an intimate restaurant reception. But that doesn’t mean it loses any of it’s magic – after all, there is magic and sweetness in tradition, it’s doing things in a way many have done before, in honouring those who

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 Image via Anna Campbell Boutique LaunchCongratulations, you’re engaged! Now you need to find the perfect dress – and you have no idea where to start.There are lots of ads in magazines, websites, blogs, but do any of them tell you what really happens when you go wedding dress shopping?As someone who works in the industry,

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When my husband and I planned our honeymoon, one thing was immediately clear to both of us – this would be a relaxation holiday. All of our previous travels had involved exploring urban metropolises, famed historical sites or visiting family and friends, so the idea of getting away from it all to simply relax was

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Samantha & StephenWell folks, it’s officially Autumn and one of my favourite seasons of the year. So with that delightful thought in mind – Samantha and Stephen’s elegant Autumn wedding seemed just the ticket to share with you this Autumn day with it’s hues of deep raisin red, orange and saffron yellow. Instead of walking

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A classic garden wedding inspiration never fails to make me smile – something about the beautiful backdrop Mother Nature provides creates such a beautiful spot for a wedding. Today’s shoot, titled “Magnolia” is inspired by the classic glamour of yesteryear. Sparkling French chandeliers,  elegant couture gowns, tarnished vintage silver, crystal cut vessels and beautiful blooming

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It’s a big moment in any man’s life – the moment he decides to ask his lady to be his wife. But, what exactly runs through his head in the lead up? I’ve caught up with some menfolk to spill the beans on their own proposal stories. Today Sam and Kate (Peggy) share with us how

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Katie & AndrewI love vintage and old as much as the next person. But there is something awesome about a modern wedding and today’s modern warehouse wedding (with plenty of sparkle) is just the ticket to inspire the industrial, modern loving couples out there who perhaps lead different lifestyles that are more about clean, urban

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Kerryn & RandallI love the modern touches in today’s colourful barn wedding. Bold, graphic prints combined with fun touches (a cinema room, mini alcohol recovery kits, a dessert bar) and the newlyweds chose Dan Luke Photography to capture it all.Kerryn tells the story of how she met her husband. “We met at a work Christmas

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