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A love and an infectious enthusiasm for photography shines through Madeleine Chiller Photography’s work. There is a comfortable connection between Madeleine and her brides and grooms without which none of the these shots would be possible. There is always so much raw emotion on your wedding day, that being able to relax and above all

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Happy Monday Dotties! Was your weekend filled with wedding plans or wedding celebrations? We love to know what you get up to! The blooms are plentiful this time of year and it makes for a joyful week ahead!Peonies are a favourite flower of ours here at Polka Dot Bride. The season around about now, is

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Meryll & GenericWho doesn’t love a fabulous burst of colour on a spring weekend? That is exactly what Meryll and Generic’s vibrant theme park engagement has in store for us today – bright hues, a fun filled venue, and those lingering looks of a couple so very much in love. Sit back and prepare to

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Tara & JoelThere is a beautiful sense of intimacy, of what is important and what matters to Tara and Joel at this intimate Fort Denison wedding, They intentionally chose to keep their guest list small so they could do everything they waited to do – from a waterside ceremony to a beautiful lunch time reception

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When the weather gets warm, there is nothing like refreshing lemonade to toast to the season and the Polka Dot team devised this special Elderflower Lemonade cocktail just for those balmy nights! The cucumber and mint give it such a delicious freshness that we adored.Ingredients:45 ml vodka 20 ml Elderflower liqueur 60 ml lemonade 4

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Image via Alexis June Weddings via Meet Aisle SocietyEngagement ring styles are ever changing but every now and then older designs come back into fashion, ready to wear and sparkle in the light. But when it comes to styles in 2016, which ones have reigned supreme?Rose goldSome might call it basic, but rose gold is still having its

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Photos by Erin and Tara via Lauren and Josh’s Boho Rustic Winery WeddingDotties I am starting to feel a little festive this week – there is so much excitement heading our way and I am so much looking forward to Summer nights on the deck and toasting with the patterned people. I have hinted at

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There is nothing like receiving a gift just for you, and some of my very favourite things to give are personal pieces that are truly customised to the receiver. What better way to spoil your favourite people than with monogrammed bridesmaid gifts? From leather clutches to stationery, here’s  my pick of monogrammed bridesmaid gifts!Monogrammed planner

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With a wonderful sense of anticipation and excited nerves, the first time a groom sees his bride walking towards him down the aisle is a moment that he will never forget as Samuel remembers from his waterside black tie wedding.“Seeing Emma walk down the aisle was so special, she looked stunning – even brought a

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How we adore a flower crown! From bright, bold Frida-inspired crowns to soft romantic clustered headpieces, all the way to delicate baby’s breath halos. While the flower crown trend is burning as hot as ever in wedding terms, this floral headdress is anything but a flash in the pan trend, and has been gracing heads

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Today, we catch up with Amber from Julia’s Celebrant Agency as she chats about some lovely suggestions on how we can include children in the wedding ceremony and the big day as a whole. Definitely worth a watch if you have kids attending your wedding! Ms Chinoiserie Says: Some wonderful ideas – including children in your wedding can

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Jasmine & DavidI love a vintage glam celebration and the black tie Mural Hall wedding of Jasmine and David is pure magic. From the bride’s stunning ball gown that is utterly perfect for twirling, the so very chic dress code and even the gold glittering cake made this stunning celebration, captured by Chen Sands Photography

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Rachel & MatthewIf you aren’t afraid of colour and love a wedding full of beauty and life then the colourful Yarra Valley winery wedding of Rachel & Matthew will delight your senses with its beautifully bright floral arrangements, stunning photographs and beautiful moments all captured by David Campbell Imagery.The couple met through friends, Rachel remembering

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Image by Soda PhotographyThis year seems to have been the one for groom styling to really have made its mark; we’ve seen some wonderful – and oh so stylish- trends from Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (loving the inclusion of waistcoats this Summer!) and some equally show stopping accessories.So we were all swooning over the absolutely

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