The main purpose of our wonderful Wisdom blog is to provide a special space where our extensive list of wedding vendor experts from our Polka Dot Directory can share their hard earned knowledge on all things weddings. When we say all things, we mean all the things! From jewellery wisdom, speech writing tips, what cake is right for your personalities to behind the scenes access to experts, and even how you can involve your dog in your wedding.
Here’s a look back at the Polka Dot Wisdom posts you couldn’t get enough of in 2017!
Image of Sophie and Sean’s Christmas Hills wedding by Corey Wright Photography
“We’ve done many a fine dining menu in a powerless shed with no running water, and while logistically it’s tricky, an outdoor wedding under the stars is something we love to help create.” – Your Private Chef.
Image by Studio Impressions Photography
“If your dog is a very special part of your family, and you simply adore the idea of including them in your wedding ceremony, Jamie and I, the dog-loving duo at Brisbane City Celebrants, have put together our Top 10 tips to ensure everything goes ‘pawfectly’ for your dog-friendly ceremony.”
Villa Botanica is a beautiful home surrounded by magnificent gardens, rivalled only by the equally magnificent view of the Coral Sea – the colours shining like only these tropical jewels can.
Images by Miss Ladybird Cakes
“Probably the most common thing I hear at the end of my bridal meetings is ‘Well, that wasn’t hard at all’ which has always made wonder why brides think it would be hard? I mean it’s cake…if anything it should be super easy!” – Gina of Miss Ladybird Cakes. Image by Popcorn Photography via Alicia and Mark’s Romantic Vineyard Wedding
“Most people who live in a Western culture simply know that the engagement ring almost always goes on the fourth finger of the left hand. But do you know why?” – Pascale Helyar-Moray, Founder and Director of StyleRocks.
“The mother of the bride (or groom) speech is one my favourite speeches to help out with, but it’s also one of the hardest.” – Lynda of Silvertongue Speeches.
Images by Wendy B Photography
To put your mind at ease and get your wedding planning off to a great start, the Brisbane City Celebrants duo have lifted the veil on the most common misconceptions they encounter when it comes to the logistics of wedding ceremonies and marriage paperwork.
“A sparkly engagement ring often marks the beginning of a couple’s journey toward married bliss, and this week on ‘Behind The Door With’ I’m thrilled to be meeting a designer of such sparkly things, Jasmine Fraser.”
Image by Angela Gallo
We asked one of our favourite caterers, Your Private Chef, to share the yummy wedding food trends that everyone is eating up in 2017.
Take two down to earth guys who serendipitously meet when making a film. Move forward to today and you have Michael and Tye who together create the magic that is Native Weddings.