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 We are ALL about the romance today as we take a look back at some of the fabulous first kisses of 2018. I think the first kiss has to be one of my favourite wedding moments. It’s filled with “we did it” feels, passion, love and joy all in one moment. Click on through for some

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If there is one thing I know, it’s that it has been an amazing year of cakes on Polka Dot Bride. We kicked off with April’s The Cake Issue and quite frankly haven’t stopped adoring them ever since.  So today, we’re rounding up just some of the beautiful creations we featured throughout 2018. From the semi-naked to

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Shell & MikI can almost feel the ocean breeze and those warm sunshine rays just by looking at today’s relaxed sunrise engagement at Kemp Beach, captured by Kellie Guinane Photography. The way the light bounces off the water… the way the couple look oh-so happy and relaxed. Ah! It’s magical in its simplicity, and exactly

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Alice & CalWanting a relaxed and joyful wedding day, Alice and Cal chose the Royal Botanic Gardens for their ceremony. With the gardens as a starting point, the bride and groom then chose sweet and rustic florals and botanic themed styling to put together a beautiful celebration! Little Hurricane Photography captured every detail.The bride and groom met

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It’s our final Cocktail Friday for 2018 and what a goodie to go out on?! Our friends from Fred & Ginger Catering have shared one of the best cocktails that is beyond perfect for the Festive Season. Pomegranate, sake and a tipple of gin sings of summer and you’ll be host with most if you serve

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Photo by Oleg Breslavtsev  via Evgeniy and Eugenia’s Sunset Bali ElopementHappy Friday Dotties! We are a little sad to say farewell as we celebrate our last working day of the year around these parts! We’re taking a little break to rest up for 2019 and have spent months planning content to go live while we’re off enjoying

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Caitlin & KurtFrom the deep marsala flowers to the tonal shades, the romantic florals and the industrial style setting, for Caitlin and Kurt, the reality of their wedding  day fit the bill of what they’d dreamt. “We wanted our design to be dark, moody and something people will remember for a long time” tells Caitlin.

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‘Tis the season to be jolly! ‘Tis also the season for delicious gingerbread! Perfect for gifts, favours and decorations alike, these chewy and spice laden cookies will add festive flair to your table and decor. Easy to make in large batches and with many different stylistic options (allowing you to get crafty!), these tasty treats

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With the fifth and final gift guide of 2019, we’re paying homage to the ones who love us the most. The mothers and fathers! Today, we’re wrapping things up with plenty of gift ideas for the mothers & fathers of the bride and groom.From the sentimental pieces, they’ll have forever, to the fun, brain food

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When we spied this take on an Australian Christmas, we couldn’t resist the need to share it with you. There is something special about Australian Christmas decor that is different to the rest of the world, the colours are more muted, the textures and fabrics more natural. the play of our Summer, that hardy blooms. The

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Evgeniy and EugeniaIt’s always said that a Bali sunset is the stuff of pure magic, and so for Evgeniy and Eugenia a marriage ceremony at sunset was their idea of bliss.Evgeniy and Eugenia, who are from Russia, decided to elope with their closest friends to their favourite place in the world. Photographed beautifully by Oleg Breslavtsev, the duo

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This year is well and truly drawing to a close and I’m sure you’ve seen we’re rounding up all of the goodness that 2018 has had to offer! We couldn’t discount the incredible creative minds that have helped to contribute and make a success of Polka Dot Made! From tutorials to cocktails, there are so

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It’s a special thing that couples share their most important day with Polka Dot Bride Blog and all the gorgeous followers! With that in mind, we can’t help but take the opportunity to thank the gorgeous brides and handsome grooms who share their stories with us! Plus, the incredible photographers who get to capture the

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Rustic and modern styling aren’t two styles that often marry at weddings, but today’s editorial certainly makes us question why.From the stunning country landscape to the muted, elegant colour palette of black, grey and gold. The team worked to capture our real-life newlyweds Reuben & Charmaine, in a setting where Australian country beauty took on its

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