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This gorgeous couple chose an inner city jungle as a background for their vows at the uber special Glasshaus! The day included much of the couples personality and music. Family and friends helped with DIY elements and Jonathon’s daughter outshone everyone with her part in the day! The Groom, Jonathon reflects on the day that

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Ruth and FraserIt was at sunset on Cable Beach that Fraser popped the question. “We often walk our dog Maisy down on Cable Beach” explains today’s bride Ruth. “This particular time was with friends, who often join us for a casual dinner on the beach cooked on the fire. He proposed at sunset and our

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So what makes for styling up the ultimate Australian wedding? What is just ours, unique to our land, our landscape, our take on life’s celebrations?FlowersIt’s hard to beat the incredible and unique flora this nation delivers, especially in spring. For this wedding we had the joy of working with flannel flowers, flowering gum, gum nuts,

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With the 31st of October finally here, we wanted to share something beautiful with you that really honoured the most unexpectedly beautiful day of the year.Enter today’s beautiful blush and orange editorial, with richly toned hues, an unexpected colour palette and the lushest of floral arrangements, it’s an ode to that classic Halloween orange with

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I cannot believe it’s already time to kick off the Polka Dot Gift Guides of 2019 We have five bumper gift guides for you again this year, packed with ideas for every kind of person and every kind of soul. The best part? We’ve made sure to include plenty of amazing Australian designers and brands

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Charlene & LeonI don’t think, this Wednesday, that we could be sharing a wedding more full of colour, more full of culture and more full of community than Charlene & Leon’s. There are no less than three beautiful wedding gowns, 253 (yes, that’s Guinness World Record breaking!) flowergirls and 600 witnesses to the vows unfolding,These

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Clara & ChrisMarrying in a truly sentimental place for this gorgeous couple, they chose the beauty of the Daintree to say ‘I do’. Enlisting help from friends and family, the couple mainly DIY’d the wedding and ensured there was very little environmental impact from their big day. Issac from Perspectives Studio was there every step

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Tanya & MarcoCelebrating the Australian outback in Alice Springs, Tanya and Marco put together a wedding that was relaxed and filled with love! Outdoor and decorated with bright native flowers, the pouring rain (which is so rare for the desert) helped the couple to revel in their new beginning! Lisa Hatz captured their day.Marco and Tanya met

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It was a wedding filled with greenery, sparkly moments and golden light when Anita and Nathan said ‘I do’. The couple who met at high school chose Anita’s family home to host the reception – which was both meaningful and comfortable! The Bride shares Nathan’s attire choices and the special items he chose for the

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Leanne & RussWe will continue to champion Australian weddings, even when The Australia Issue is done and dusted, but it’s weddings like Leanne and Russ’s that remind us why we even started, A handmade wedding arch, plenty of Australian blooms, special four-legged guests and details that mean something. These are the details that make a wedding personal

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Image via Native WeddingsI’m a big fan of investing in a videographer to truly capture those unforgettable moments and this month I’m chatting with someone who can certainly make that happen, Mike from Native Weddings.Native Weddings are a video production house based in Melbourne, making films worldwide. The team specialise in creating personalised, handcrafted films that reflect the emotion

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When it comes gemstones, Australia knows how to make them and when it comes to The Australia Issue, we know how to celebrate them! From beautiful sapphires to pink diamonds and of course, the star of today’s show – opals!Opals are a stunning choice for an engagement ring (although caveat, they’re softer than diamonds, so

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Shura Taft’s handsome face is a regular on TV screens and high-profile, glamorous events. And yet he is about as down to earth and kind and as anyone you could ever hope to meet. Shura has harnessed his skill as a professional presenter and MC and is now gifting those talents to engaged couples as

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I am not sure many dresses made jaws drop this year as much as the gowns in “La Bella Donna” collection from Melbourne designers Chosen By One Day. Well today? We have the much-awaited followup, meet “Desert Rose”.The team has “come home” for this new collection because their inspiration is none of than Australia’s own stunning desert landscapes

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