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There are so many emotions swirling around on a wedding day sometimes a little sad but mostly joy,  and at what other happy occasion is there so much love in the air? Ane of Ane Hagen Photography brings her warm and caring personality into each and every shot, along with a whimsical and adventurous spirit

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Happy Monday Dotties! We are in our final few weeks at Polka Dot Bride before we close our doors for the year to prepare for 2019!On the countdown to Christmas and a fabulous New Year in which everything is possible! A blank slate to make your own if you will. How do you want your

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Courtney & James“We wanted a relaxed and natural feel to the photos, we didn’t want to feel forced and fake. “There is a myth when to comes to engagement photos, that you have to be comfortable in front of a camera, that you have to know your poses, how to smile, how to act. But we’re

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You know how much we love showcasing weddings of all kinds with all kinds of ideas here at Polka Dot Bride so when today’s editorial, a photo fill of flower-covered gowns landing in our inbox, we couldn’t resist, because what could be better than carrying fresh blooms than wearing them?“By dressing our models in flowers,

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This week’s cocktail is a G-Rated, pregnancy-friendly recipe that will quench any hot summer’s day thirst! Try your hand at this Summer, Mojito inspired Mocktail from our lovely friends at Fred & Ginger Catering. They have you sorted with this delicious ‘mocktail’ that will have everyone asking for another!Fred & Ginger Catering’s Summer Mocktail – “Is

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Photo by All The Love In The World via Matt & Erin’s Classic & Elegant Airlie Beach WeddingHappy Friday Dotties! There are just a few weeks until we wrap things up on Polka Dot Bride for 2018, I am looking forward to a brand new year. In the meantime though? We have so much to pack into

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Deciding to marry at their favourite beach allowed for Katelin and Ryan to have a relaxed and meaningful ceremony with all of their closest family and friends! The other catch was that the bucks turned into somewhat of a working bee as they prepared their backyard for the reception… what a way to spend one

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For me, Summer is all about brights, it’s about oodles of hot pink, zesty orange and bright yellow. Of tall icy cocktails, or bared skin, epic sunsets and dappled shade under beautiful trees of green.So if there was ever an editorial that was quintessentially summer, it’s today’s shoot of bright & tropical wedding inspiration.Set at the beautiful

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image supplied by Fred & Ginger CateringFred & Ginger Catering are all about “creating memorable experiences”. Changing the stagnant catering scene in Melbourne, they’ve got a new approach to menu design and event planning. Everything from weddings to major events, their team is dedicated to exceeding all expectations! With all of this in mind, they’ve

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Tiffany & Matthewif you could pick any day for your garden wedding, I am pretty sure cyclonic weather in the middle of a drought would not be it, however for Tiffany and Matthew? It somehow worked out perfectly. Their beautiful garden day, a mass of Spring blooms. and stunning photos by Salt Media only sparkling

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Berta. Photo by by Collin PiersonHaving a front row seat at New York Bridal Fashion Week fills you with that familiar bridal dread.Hundreds of stunning gowns fresh from the couture houses float past you in a sea of tulle and lace and the sheer choice on offer becomes overwhelming. The gowns, while all so different,

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As Australian’s, we often head overseas in search of far away places and beautiful beaches. This means we sometimes forget the beauty that’s in our backyard! The wonderful Ann-Louise Buck from Possum Creek Photography has opened up her own figurative back yard – Byron Bay – to share the secret spots that only the locals

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Matt & ErinThe venue search began immediately as Erin said “YES!” after 10 years together, no less on a mountain top mind you! Their day was surrounded by family and friends, and of course their fur baby, Norman. A few minor hiccups on the day (we won’t mention the steamer!) put no dampener on the

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Lauren & StaceyIt was a beautiful day when Lauren and Stacey tied the knot, the pair kept the traditions they loved- walking down the aisle, a gorgeous reception, a ceremony and put their own spin on it. They met before the ceremony for a “first look”, they had Lauren’s sisters carry their baby girl down

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