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Rhea & JoelI love, love, love an elopement and this time, it is simply Rhea and Joel, a beautiful venue and a baby bump! Rhea and Joel met at high school and decided they didn’t want a fuss, they just wanted to be married so they booked an elopement package and did just that!This sweet

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Looking for unique wedding gift ideas? I love a good housewares gift registry as much as the next person (some of my favourite Gorgeous Gift Registries and Cool Wedding Presents I’d Like To Own) but sometimes, a classic registry isn’t what suits you as a couple. You might own everything you feel you need, you

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Image by Amanda VanVels Photography via Alissa and Joe’s Backyard Circus WeddingMeeting up with your soon-to-be spouse for some pre-ceremony photos is becoming more and more popular. Sure, there are many couples who would prefer to stick with tradition, but if you’re thinking twice about that option, here’s my list of pros and cons:The great things

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Bazaruto is a font with an almost medieval feel to it. The designers tell us that it has a ‘visual flavour of wrought iron work’ and that it has, with its double shadow lines and swirls and curls. This would be perfect for a more formal invitation, with a touch of playfulness.Bazaruto is available from

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Amy & BenAmy and Ben chose Autumn for their National Arboretum wedding, the peace and tones of the season added a special kind of beauty to the day – along with a special appearance by Amy and Ben’s daughter Avery who made herself the star of the show! They chose Emma Hampton Photography to capture

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The gorgeous new Cristahlea Spring Summer 2016 had plenty of beautiful gowns for the bride who wants something different while still wearing bridal white.As with the first collection, the gowns are modern with an edge of femininity. Embroidered roses flattered a tiered, sheer gown, while a soft floral print creates a fresh garden inspired twist

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In February, Mr Polka and I spent a week hopping around Malaysia and had the most incredible time. From the hustle and bustle of the city to the forests and mountain tops right down to the islands and coastline.With Kuala Lumpur being a mere eight-hour flight from Australia, it’s easy to use the city as

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1. Rhinestone and gold halo from GildedShadows 2. Whimsical hairpiece from thehoneycomb 3. Floral hairpiece from VelvetTeacup 4. Gold flower crown from GildedShadows5. Pearl floral hairpiece from liricabylironc 6. Floral tiara from gardensofwhimsyNote: This post may contain affiliate links. Which means Polka Dot Bride receives a commission if you make a purchase after clicking on a

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What a perfect place for a wedding! Stunning mountain views, sub tropical rainforest, the call of birds surrounding you as you say your vows, the mist in the valleys, spectacular sunsets – all this and more is on offer at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat. Add in a small church, a choice of venues, great food and

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Michael via Alita & Michael’s Intimate Brisbane Garden WeddingWhen Alita and I started planning our dream wedding, we had pictured it to be at our farm in northern Victoria with about 150 to 200 people. We have 50 acres, a river and multiple sheds to play with so you can imagine the scale of what we

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Morning Dotties! Let’s get ready for another wedding of beautiful weddings on Polka Dot Bride! We have so much planned for the week ahead, a bit of sunshine if you will in the middle of Winter!It’s the first day of our week so let’s cheer ourselves up  with a coffee and cake and good look

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Bec & MichaelSometimes when you are in the thick of wedding planning it can be hard to see past your wedding day. Which is always kind of ridiculous seeing as the reason you get married is for life and not the day. So seeing a couple like Bec and Michael who chose this shoot to

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Mandy & MichaelA lazy afternoon in the sunshine sounds pretty good right about now and the Summer Dunbar House wedding of Mandy & Michael sounds like just the place I’d like to be. The golden sunlight, an afternoon of love, cocktails and canapes as the sun sets and that amazing Watsons Bay view! Mandy &

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Photo by Sorrento Weddings via Jessica and Craig’s Intimate Melbourne WeddingWhat a week it has been in the Polka Dot world, we just seem to get busier and busier and in a really good way. New projects, new exciting ventures and new exciting ideas are on the horizon which is a wonderful way to go

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