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It was just like walking onto a movie set. From the moment the tree-lined driveway opened up to reveal the the fountain and facade of the Quamby Estate homestead, I knew we were about to capture a spectacular wedding – and from the look of the smiling couple – they knew it too. Hayley and

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When it comes to talking cocktails for The Bridesmaid Issue, we wanted to create utterly fun recipes. Recipes that are the kind of thing you need at a pre-wedding gathering, where there is plenty of cause for celebration. Today’s cocktail, which includes two very festive ingredients – fairy floss and edible glitter  – might just be

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Bouquet by Jade McIntosh Flowers Photo by Elin Bandmann Photography via What Would They Know? Jade McIntosh of Jade McIntosh FlowersIt has been a devastating week for weddings in Australia. On both sides – couples having to postpone their days, and the industry who are facing lost revenue. If you have any questions about COVID-19

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The country chic Daylesford wedding of Rebecca and Patrick was actually a three-day feast filled with family and international guests! Photographer Joshua Mikhaiel was there to capture all the gorgeous details, including a Convent Gallery ceremony and reception, the bride’s Zuhair Murad gown, long tables scattered with peonies and the most perfect cake by the talented

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The Bridesmaid Issue is all about celebrating your favourite people in the most wodnerful of ways. And today, we’re talking outfits – specifically, the dresses, the jumpsuits, the gowns that you can shop for online.We all know shopping for bridesmaid gowns is not always fun, especially when your team is spread all over the country,

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I made this dried flower headband on a whim for a wedding recently, then promptly left it at home! Apart from counting the days until the next function where I can wear it (and I’m mum to a two year old, so it’s unlikely to happen anytime soon), I needed to share this tutorial with

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Georgie & BenFor Georgie & Ben, the hardship of living in the drought-ridden rural countryside needed relief. And they could think of no better way to bring joy to their family and friends together, in a beautiful & modern waterside celebration in the stunning Queensland sunshine – than to tie the knot!So days before Christmas,

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What better way to celebrate The Bridesmaids Issue than with the brand new bridesmaid collection from one of your very favourite bridal designers Grace Loves Lace?Today, we’re introducing you to the boho bridal queen’s range of silky satin bridesmaid frocks, and we’re pretty sure you’re going to be ALL over them!Handcrafted in Australia (yes for

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Image: Grape EscapeYou’ve popped the bubbly, raised your glasses for toasts, worked your way through the whites, and onto the reds, just in time for some dancing and dessert. If the wedding wine was a big part of your special day, there’s no reason you have to stop there.Long lazy lunches, afternoons in the cellar

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Alina & WayneToday’s sentimental and shabby chic wedding is beautiful and touching for so many reasons. The bride and groom, Alina and Wayne, married on what would have been their daughter’s second birthday. Sadly, their daughter, Aila, passed away from SIDS in April 2018. The couple chose this special date to marry on to honour

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  Steph & JaySummer is all about long sunshine-filled days, days by the water, and magic moments, And this relaxed vibe is exactly what Steph and Jay brought to their elegant outdoor wedding at the stunning Matilda Bay ReserveEnlisting good friend Little Black Bow Photography to take the photos. the newlyweds spoilt their guests with freshly

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Krystal and John married in a romantic ceremony in the Melbourne Botanic Gardens. They were surrounded by their nearest and dearest, including a groomsmen crew consisting of John’s five best mates! With Krystal set on a stunning Mariana Hardwick dress, it was up to John to pick the perfect complementary outfit for their lush garden

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We celebrate a lot of weddings here at Polka Dot Bride, but there is one celebration we know certainly doesn’t get enough attention – the engagement party!For me, the engagement party is the beginning of the fun – it’s a chance to get your favourite people together, without quite the stress and planning of a

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Photo by Caroline Sada Photography via Simone & Jordan’s Romantic Winter Wedding At The George Ballroom (Because donuts make everything better!)There has never been a more uncertain time than right now as the world battles COVID-19. Not just when it comes to day to day (oh toilet paper, where for art thou), but when it

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Image: Smokey OscarOne of a bridesmaid’s biggest jobs before the wedding is to organise a hens day or kitchen tea. This week on Behind the Door, I’m visiting the perfect venue for this, Lucky Penny. Lucky Penny is a unique events space located above a café by the same name on Melbourne’s Chapel St, South

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