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Happy Monday Dotties! Happy second week of August! There are only a few weeks until wedding season in Australia kicks off again and I for one am excited!A touch of sunshine, buds beginning to appear, the wattle in bloom – spring is just around the corner. How exciting that soon there will be the first

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Mandy & BenThe chemistry between this stunning couple is practically palpable in these images, as they strolled along the New South Wales central coast for their warm engagement session.  This sunny, late afternoon engagement shoot was captured by photographer Nicholas Joel Photography.“We met at a party. It was an end of year party, but one of

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Elizabeth & MichaelThe relaxed, cheeky feel to Elizabeth and Michael’s wedding has me grinning to myself today! Not only is their charming hinterland farm wedding a beautiful one, it is also sweet and fun, with the bridal party having some sporting fun in the apple orchard during their portraits. The couple wanted a playful, garden

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With Spring in the air (well, almost!!), this Cocktail Friday I’m starting to dream of warmer days and sunny afternoon soirees! Barker’s of Geraldine‘s Blackcurrant Tea Tonic sounds just too delicious – herbal tea mixed back with blackcurrants, honey, vanilla and mint is perfect for sipping underneath the canopy of a shady tree with friends!

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Image via CedarBoxStudioThere’s no question that your wedding day will be one of the best days of your life, filled with memories that will last forever. Invariably, some things will turn out differently than you planned, and in my experience it is these things which can lead to the best fun! However, it doesn’t hurt to be

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Winter in sunny Queensland may not be as brisk as the southern states, but as the days get shorter and colder, we also look for some inspiration for our stunning brides and handsome grooms.One thing we do notice at the Brisbane Club, is the desire for delicious comfort foods. Our couples begin to favour the mouth

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Photo by  Keelan Christopher Photography via Elisse & David’s Canggu Private Villa WeddingHappy Friday Dotties! It has been a very busy week at Polka Dot Bride HQ and I have been getting by with Ms Rose sending me snaps of her cocktail adventures in LA. (Have you added us on Snapchat yet? We’re polkadotbride!). We’re

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Julia & DidierI love Julia and Didier’s  modern The Flour Factory, Perth Wedding. The couple spent from sun up to sun down with each other – making their day the most comfortable and most like them it could be. The bride’s dress stunning, the decor equally as beautiful, but the heartfelt smiles and loved up

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Taking a moment out from his celebrations to look at how the day had come together was a fond memory of Andrew’s as he looks back on his outdoor winery wedding.“What I remember most about the day is after the ceremony was finished and we had just had our photos taken and we were standing

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Macrame has been making a big comeback lately. It’s a little bit bohemian, a little bit whimsical and in my opinion, every bit chic. The best thing? It’s the most forgiving craft medium I’ve ever attempted. If you aren’t in the mood for exact measurements or don’t quite knot those pieces in the same spot?

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When the cold is all around, many of us dream of the sea and this stunning pastel beach wedding inspiration shoot that combines the dreamy hues of taupe, blue and pink with the moody beauty of the coastline.Of the inspiration behind the shoot, Amy of Day One Wedding Photography notes, “The aim for this shoot

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Alana and JamesThere is a rich sense of romance to Alana and James’ Italian style Abbotsford Convent wedding- the couple, wanting to honour Alana’s Italian heritage  – from the favours to the flowers, the dancing and the music. Each element came into play to create the warm family driven feeling the couple wanted for their

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Elisse & DavidIf you dream of celebrating your nuptials with just a handful of your favourite people, an amazing backdrop of Mother Nature’s shoreline and your own private villa then Elisse and David’s Canggu private villa wedding is sure to inspire you. The happy couple worked with Keelan Christopher Photography.Elisse tells their story. “Just over

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Winter is a magical time of year for a wedding. The theme  “just picked from the garden” style has been popular with brides throughout 2016, and this gorgeous trend doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere for the next year or so!Wintertime calls for foliage and branches. Some of our favourites include curly willow, ivy berry,

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