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What a history this beautiful building has had. Rising from the ashes and wearing its history proudly with with the charred marks from its past featured in carefully thought out renovations, The Guildford Hotel nevertheless carries its modern touches with ease. A feast for the eyes if you love atmosphere, the Vaudeville Room, and the

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Happy Monday Dotties! Second week back for the year and although we’re yearning for a little more sunshine and cocktails in our day, it is lovely to be back and inspired by magic weddings each and every day!In our garden is a huge tree that covers the lawn with shade. On warm summer evenings, we

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Tiffany & JakobI love the sense of comfort that comes from being at home, and when Tiffany and Jakob’s sweet at-home engagement session landed on our desks, it warmed every little cockle of our hearts. With Sweet Natured Photography behind the camera, the couple, along with their two children, spent a very normal day at home

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Jess & DanThe stunning beach and streets of St Kilda gave Jess and Dan’s gorgeous George Ballroom wedding something special. The couple choose a venue right on the beach as they said their I do’s, before being lured by the stunning old-world glamour of the historic ballroom as they celebrated – complete with confetti cannons

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There is nothing better on a hot Summers day than an icy pole (or a popsicle for our American friends) and this tipsy take on an old favourite makes for an easy and refreshing twist on classic Summer flavours.With tropical lime and pineapple, we added a little Coco Vodka to the mix, for a rather hydrating, healthy

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Photo by Trevor King via Maggie & Jonesey’s DIY Phillip Island Farm WeddingWelcome back to another big year of weddings Dotties! I can hardly believe I am here writing the first Friday Roundup of the year. Did your festive season break go wonderfully? Did you fill your days with sunshine and cocktails? Did you sleep in? Or

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Image by Quince & Mulberry Studios via Miriam and Luke’s Brisbane Sunset Engagement PhotosSo your big day is coming up but you realise this also means big money. With everything from the dress to the venue to the honeymoon, your expenses definitely start to add up.Drawing up your wedding budget can seem like a big task, but with

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Jennifer &JohnThere are many reasons why weddings are such a significant day in our lives, whether we are the guest or the person standing up the front saying, “I do.” The importance of the day can make for a nervous crowd at the beginning of the event, but you can always rely on children to

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Kristy & DamianIt was against the backdrop of the beautiful Australian countryside that Kristy and Damian said their vows, on the very same day that the groom’s grandparents said their own vows, some 67 years earlier.The gorgeous country wedding at Flowerdale Estate was filled with beautiful country charm; rolling green hills, a garden ceremony and

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When deciding on favours for your guests, there are many culinary delights as delicious options! If you’re looking for something a little different, and your guests love a bit of heat, why not make your own sweet chilli sauce? There are many different recipes, but we’ve stuck with a simple process which you can tinker

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Lisa & LeighBunker Bay is one of those spots that is almost too good to be true – rugged coastline, stunning blue waters and white sands – what better place for a celebration? Luckily, Lisa and Leigh who chose a beautifully modern and relaxed Bunker Bay wedding certainly agreed; the pair hired a beach house for

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Emily & TimWhen Tim proposed to Emily, the two were doing exactly what they love; spending time in nature. The groom to be searched for the highest peak on a hike across Tasmania’s Three Capes Track before rain foiled his plans and the trail’s end, right on the beach, turned out to be the perfect spot

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Image by Israel Baldago via Jenna & Haydn’s Luxe Twilight Engagement ShootYour wedding is the most exciting, thrilling and wonderful day in your life. As with anything great, it also requires tremendous effort that can come with strain and stress. That’s why a mini-moon is exactly what you need before the big day to switch off, unwind and

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Image by Lucie Zeka via Boho Country Wedding StyleWhen Googling for wedding invitations or stationery, you’ll find a huge amount of different designs, probably some you like or even love. But sometimes you see an invitation, save-the-date or RSVP and a big question mark pops up over your head (we’ve all been there).Some things to think about when

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