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The George BallroomSo, you’re engaged! Once you’ve announced the exciting news to all your loved ones, celebrated together over maybe more than a couple of glasses of Champagne, you’ll eventually land at one of the first steps of wedding planning: selecting a venue. And because it is Black Tie Month on Polka Dot Bride, we

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Did you know? We have launched ‘themed months’ across our specialty blogs here at Polka Dot Bride. We threw ourselves into April’s Cake Month at full throttle last month and produced 40 fresh, new blogs written by the best cake experts across Australia! So if you have any queries about wedding cakes, we debunked them

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Sydney designer Mina Mancini Couture is all about effortless bridal style. The designer Angela launches her “Naive Melody” collection this season as she combines her love of simple style with beautiful beading, interesting fabrics, and plenty of textures.With the brand taking the name of Angela’s grandmother, she travels the same path of her bloodline- tailors and seamstresses

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Attention grabbing cakes that are a centrepiece of the wedding reception are a source of delight and add the wow factor to the day. From intricate piping to delicate handcrafted sugar flowers breathtaking in their intricacy, Bree of The Cake That Ate Paris is a master at her craft. There is something fascinating and beautiful

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 Happy Monday Dotties! Did you spend your weekend wedding planning? Or did you ignore it all for a wedding free break?As the months draw in towards winter, it’s time to think of warmer wedding touches that will leave you feeling warmed right through. Wearing a long-sleeved gown, with something warm for your bridesmaids to wear,

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Meet Cherie Hausler! Plant eater, tea blender, farmhouse renovator, animal hugger, and cake baker! Never doing anything by halves, Cherie went above and beyond our request for sharing one of her exisiting cake recipes with us for cake month, instead she custom-made this vegan Lemon Meringue Cake with Polka Dots (of course!) and filmed a

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Meet Cherie Hausler! Plant eater, tea blender, farmhouse renovator, animal hugger, and cake baker! Never doing anything by halves, Cherie went above and beyond our request for sharing one of her exisiting cake recipes with us for cake month, instead she custom-made this vegan Lemon Meringue Cake with Polka Dots (of course!) and filmed a

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Today we’re skipping across the seas with a special treat just for our American friends! As Summer rolls around, what could be a better idea to celebrate the bride to be in your life than a poolside party? This bright and fun poolside hens party editorial from Davids Bridal and Aisle Society is just the ticket

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Hes & StyveFor me, the point of sharing engagement stories with you every week on these pages is to get back to the core of what it’s all about – pure, simple, love. Hes & Styve really brought it home this week, when along with photographer Translucent Photography, they celebrated their journey.With ill health, this couple has had

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With a month full of cake, we have seen almost every type there is. Tall and short, iced and naked, floral-covered and basic, but today, we have one for the non-cake lovers out there. We know it’s been a big month of cake, but today? It’s all about delicious alternatives to the traditional wedding cake.

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If you’re reading this blog piece you’re either recently engaged and planning your wedding (congratulations!) or obsessed with pretty bridal things (high five! Me too). To both the former and latter, the choice available and the sheer amount of possibilities that you will encounter is often confusing. My guide that follows aims at dispelling some

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We couldn’t let Cake Month go by without introducing you some cake inspired cocktails. And because we’re all about Australian weddings we believe pavlova totally counts as cake! The Ugly Duckling, a beautiful cocktail and wine bar based in Richmond, Victoria was kind enough to reveal the secret to their super popular, sweet and sour

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Image by The Polka Dotter via Connect the Dots – Polka Dot Bride Meets baker/blogger The Polka DotterHappy Friday Dotties! We are wrapping up The Cake Issue this week, with a little sadness. We’ve covered absolutely everything we could possibly think of (thanks to our amazing cake experts). We’ve given away cake themed goodies (still a giveaway to go

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One of the trends I have been loving over the past few years is the delicious drip and drizzle wedding cake. Nothing seems to entice the tastebuds more than a buttery caramel or chocolate drizzle cascading over the layers of a beautiful cake.  So what better cake to round up for The Cake Issue than

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