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Lucy and Mathew chose Lucy’s family property for their Bohemian Country Backyard Wedding, a place that held many happy memories from her childhood and from the couple’s time together. With so much planning and detail that goes into making a wedding great, sometimes it’s hard for couples to slow down and remember the most important

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If there was ever a wedding inspiration shoot that was utterly enchanting, might I suggest this one of modern secret garden party inspiration might just be it?From the bright neon lights by Neon Poodle to the towering plants from Pop Up Gardens, the carefully crafted paper blooms by Paper Fleur Designs and real ones by Foxglove Flora, it was all about bringing

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The festive season always calls for yummy treats! Whether you need inexpensive presents for your co-workers or to take a hostess gift along to one of your many Christmas get-togethers, finding a homemade gift that is simple to create is a godsend at this time of year. Here are five wickedly delicious chocolate treats that you’ll love

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Today’s gift guide is all about the men in our lives. Or perhaps it’s just for pieces with a more masculine edge (because I sure would love some of them myself!).We have jam-packed this one with all kinds of ideas; pieces the groom, or groomsmen would wear on the wedding day, giftables that pay homage

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Photo by Anthony DELANOIX on UnsplashHey Dotties, I signed on as the Speciality Blog Editor right here at Polka Dot Bride about three months ago, and I have loved every minute working with Ms Polka and our passionate team who are literally ‘dotted’ all over the world working together to bring you feel-good wedding blogs.What you may not

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Bridget & JoeI fell in love with the pared-back nature of Bridget & Joe’s chic & modern Melbourne warehouse wedding. Set in the now-closed Laurens Hall, the pair wanted a day that was, in the bride’s words, “A nice mix of natural soft tones with lots of green foliage and small bursts of colour. Our wedding was

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We love nothing more than when some of the best in the wedding business put their creative minds together for a styled shoot that is a feast for the eyes! Ana from Your Private Chef tells me that “this was a creative collaboration with some amazing suppliers that I love working with.” This glorious shoot

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Here at Polka Dot Bride, we were so excited when an email landed in our inbox titled, “SHE’S ENGAGED!” All of our deadlines, phone calls, things to do, our worlds came to a screeching halt until we found out everything. We never tire of happy engagement news! I opened the special announcement note to discover it

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With beautiful shades of peach, blackberry and blush, this stunning shoot of outdoor wedding inspiration with berry tones gives a beautiful Autumnal look to an outdoor wedding celebration.Captured by Melissa’s Photography  alongside cinematographer Chapman Films, the West Australian team took to the polo field of the beautiful Sandalford Wines and set about creating a scene of magic,A beautiful wooden table from Bryan

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Daniel and his groomsmen looked formal but very relaxed, comfortable and happy at Daniel and Jaimee’s Industrial Glamour Wedding held at Brisbane Powerhouse in Queensland. It was smiles all around for the boys in blue!Jaimee speaks with us about her groom and the groomsmen’s style: “Daniel wore a three piece suit as a point of

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To me, there is something exquisitely beautiful about a delicate wedding veil and the “Initium Novum” Part 1 from  SIBO Designs captures the beauty I adore in such a stunning collection.Comprising beautifully designed bridal gowns, veils and hairpieces, designer  Sheila was inspired by new beginnings (which in Latin is “Initium Novum”). She tells “To me, every collection I

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Image by Muravnik Photography via Ruffled BlogAs days become longer, and our evenings become hazy and hot with drawn out sunsets, we all buzz with the excitement of a new Christmas season. We swap cozy sweaters for colourful dresses, vibrant fruits abound, and champagne bottles pop as we celebrate the closing of another year and the beginning

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Lou & BellaWhen Lou & Bella decided to tie the knot in their bright pink & navy Sydney waterside wedding, they wanted a day that was relaxed, a little traditional, and honouring their families together in a day that was festive, fun and most importantly – a celebration of their story.Their day was beautifully captured by Days Like

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We are in for a special Monday afternoon treat today, Dotties. Our friends at Brisbane City Celebrants have submitted this gorgeous tale of a groom wearing his heart on his sleeve on his wedding day. Enjoy the heartwarming read… The groom Ashley is known by his friends and family for wearing his heart on his sleeve,

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We’re always excited when we get to share the next collection of Tel Aviv designer Lihi Hod. The 2018 couture collection, titled “A Whiter Shade Of Pale”, brings to life Lihi’s love of feminine design with a collection of gowns that are all about beautiful, decadent laces and shimmering beading.The gowns are classic, they’re feminine, and

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