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The sparkly Catherine and Clare of will&jac are your wedding planning angels, ensuring that your wedding day is as beautiful as it can be. How do you put a price on the skills, professionalism and organisation they bring to your day? With solutions borne of great experience honed from working from the ground up in

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Swarovski rhinestone and silver seed bead hair piece from La Belle the label 2. Pearl bridal haircomb from Ann Accessories Studio 3. Crystal beaded hair piece from Forests of Wildflowers 4. Rhinestone and gold hair piece from Bride La Boheme 5. Matt gold plus black Swarovski crystal hairpiece from Lulu Splendor 6. Art deco style

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Happy Monday Dotties! We are so close to the end of the year and we’re making plenty of lists and checking them twice!As we start the countdown to Christmas there’s still plenty of wedding excitement in store on Polka Dot Bride. To help you plan your dream wedding, check out Ms Polka Dot’s Directory and

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Hannah & NickI kind of fell in love with Hannah and Nick through their engagement photos captured by Sophie Baker Photography . Sweet moments captured, simple love stories and a such a relaxed shoot, just as we are feeling. Hannah telling “We first met over 10 years ago, when we were teenage dirt bags. Nick

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Jess & SamThere is little that pulls my heartstrings more than seeing a couple so emotional and happy about making this incredible commitment to each other. And, as you will see, Jess and Sam had a hard time containing these emotions during their ceremony and reception, and the result is just the loveliest thing. The

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Image by Chen Sands Photography via Jasmine & David’s Black Tie Mural Hall WeddingThis question should actually begin with another question:Should I have a bridal party?At Melbourne Civil Marriage Celebrant, often my couples feel like they should because everyone seems to have one but that’s not always true.  The question you should ask yourself is: Who is so

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This Cocktail Friday, we’re swooning over one of Italy’s finest liqueurs – the alluring and complex taste of Amaro Montenegro! Often enjoyed at the end of an evening, this aperitif, made using over 40 herbs including vanilla and orange peels, is fast becoming one of the hottest liqueurs around. Served at your reception after dinner and

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Photo by  Katie Donnelly via Anh and Jack’s Romantic Paris Engagement PhotographsPhew Dotties! We only have a few weeks to go until the patterned people close up shop for the year. So we’re busy prepping posts (because we’ll be publishing each and every day!) and getting in a few planning meetings here there and everywhere

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Terri & RhysI love the simplicity of this elegant Western Australian winery wedding of Terri & Rhys captured by LiFe Photography. There is a simplicity to it with just the native bouquets, the white gowns and dresses that let the stunning setting and the love story of the newlyweds unfold.Rhys proposed to Terri on holiday,

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Even when you think you have everything – and everyone- sorted, it might be worth checking – and then checking again as Phil remembers as he looks back fondly at his outdoor country wedding!“What I remember most about the day was the morning when everyone thought they were ready and organised by 8am… then everything

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It’s the time of year when shops are filled to the brim with tinsel and baubles and crazy Christmas shopping expeditions are unavoidable. I seem to find myself craving the joy of giving handmade, thoughtful gifts – and creating these festive gold candles was the perfect place to start!I chose a polka dot theme (naturally!)

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Image by Brown Paper Parcel Photography via Anna and Murray’s Rustic Mill WeddingSo the big day is fast approaching. You have all the ‘big’ items sorted – you have found the perfect dress, the ideal venue, a tasty menu lined up for guests and the partner of your dreams.While you are sure to wow everyone on your wedding

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Fiona & NickBalloons, vintage furniture and floral arches all set the scene for Fiona and Nick’s whimsical Stillwater at Crittenden wedding which took place on a beautiful January day. Captured by Eric Ronald, Fiona and Nick’s day was the most gorgeous of Summer celebrations.Nick starts off the story of their day with the tale of

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Luisa & LukeI am so in love with the  vibe of Luisa and Luke’s modern Cell Block Theatre wedding in the heart of the city. The couple chose to celebrate their marriage as they do their life – a big cocktail party with an industrial vibe with plenty of dancing and wine and that? That

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