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Katie & KarlKatie and Karl met when they started working together throughout their time at university, and their love story has brought us to the glamorous gardens and streets of Melbourne. The couple chose Abigail Varney Weddings to capture their wedding day, which they wanted to have a modern, timeless and relaxed feel about to it.

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At Paperless Wedding, as we are passionate about not only saving a tree but also helping you reduce your carbon footprint, we wanted to share some top tips on how to make your wedding a little more eco-friendly. From the moment you send your wedding invitations, you can make choices to make your wedding day eco-friendly.

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Happy Cocktail Friday – and Happy Ginuary! This month, we’re celebrating all the delicious things about gin – from the classic to the intriguing! To start, we couldn’t resist The Baths Middle Brighton’s ‘Southside’; a refreshing mix of gin, mint and lime, perfect for drinks on the deck and summer engagement celebrations!Ingredients: 60ml gin 60ml lime juice

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Tara & RhysThe romantic Zonzo Estate wedding of Tara & Rhys  is all about heart to me. The couple included their two sons in their day (and even in their first dance) recognising that this day was as much about their family and friends as it was about their own love story. Choosing photographer Shot

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Sometimes it’s waiting to see how she looked. Sometimes it’s the nervous anticipation of her arrival – you know she’s here because the wedding processional has started and your first little flower girl has begun her nervous walk down the aisle. Or sometimes it’s the few little special words that you’re not expecting that can

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Hanging decorations are a great way to make a large statement at your wedding without breaking the bank. The thing is, when it comes to creating large visual focal points at your wedding that are not floral based, it can be difficult to know where to begin.This tutorial to create a gorgeous twine sphere decoration involves a simple process that can

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Wedding photography is one of our favourite things to pore over and we are so excited to kick off 2017 with a brand new competition for you from our wedding photographer friends Bohemian Prints!With years of experience in bridal, fashion and design the Bohemian Prints team combine their years of knowledge to create beautiful fine

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Carmen & WillWe fell in love with Carmen and Will and their country wedding on first sight. With the most magnificent backdrop of rural Australia, the formal black tie dress code of their graceful country wedding worked as the icing on the wedding cake and the perfect way to let their story unfold. The beautiful

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Image via OdysseyIf a honeymoon in the City of Dreams tickles your fancy you’ve come to the right place. Although it’s a popular destination and your bucket list probably has some of the same items on it as most tourists, there are a few hidden gems in the Big Apple that we are willing to

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Image by Sarah-Kate from Chasing Brightness Photography via Kat & Reece’s Sparkling Garden Cafe WeddingAs she says a delighted “Yes!” he breathes a sigh of relief and slips a gorgeous engagement ring onto the fourth finger of her left hand. She admires its sparkle as he comes in for a sweet embrace. Nobody stood by

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Jessie & LukeJessie married her soul mate, Luke, early last year in a romantic ceremony where they were surrounded by their nearest and dearest. From a romantic proposal to a non-traditional wedding, the two say their day was perfect and they wouldn’t have changed a thing. Jessie shared some of her best memories of the

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There is a certain magic to this moody Spanish convent wedding inspiration shoot today. A candlelit elopement, the long abandoned walls setting the most beautiful backdrop for a special love story that unfolds among masses of greenery of flowers and decadent details.The beauty of a deserted Spanish Convent is restored with the work of a

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Photo by Quince and Mulberry Studios via Kimberley & Nick’s Sweet At Home EngagementWe love engagement shoots here at Polka Dot Bride. Nothing else quite captures that first glow of engagement where the scene is set for just you and your favourite person in the world. But with so much noise and so much “should dos”

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When choosing his outfit for his Melbourne art gallery wedding, it was important for Aaron to choose a suit that he could wear again.“I wore a dark blue slim tailored fit suit from Country Road. I was originally looking for a dark grey suit but when I tried on the dark blue suit, it was subtly different

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This week on ‘Behind the Door With….’ I’m excited to discover a business that had a very sweet start to life, Events by Alysia. You can find owner Alysia Mattingley spinning fresh fairy floss from her white vintage cart at weddings and events as well as setting up an array of beautiful hire and styling

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