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This story came to light a few weeks ago but did get me thinking about what lengths you would go to as a bride if something went wrong.Elana Gatt, of New York recently got married. But she claims her florist ruined her theme and caused extreme distress and is asking for $400,000 in restitution and

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You may have noticed along with our new blog design we have sponsors on the left hand side.You know me as Ms Polka Dot. I have chosen to stay anonymous to give the readers of this blog an unbiased view where you don’t feel I have an ulterior motive. Although I work within the wedding

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Firstly I’m thrilled to the reaction to our Blog Action Day Post. it’s blown me away!Secondly, after weeks of impatiently visiting my newsagent after reading Abby Jean’s post on how the new Martha Stewart Weddings ‘may just be the best yet’, I made the trek out to Borders and managed while muffling my squeals of

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Today is Blog Action Day a day when bloggers around the world will unite and write a post about an issue in the hope of making a difference.This year the topic is the environment so I thought I might post about eco friendly weddings. Weddings, with all the trimmings can do a lot of harm

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In one of my favourite movies You’ve Got Mail (I put it down to wanting to own a bookstore) the main character used to ‘twirl’ with her mother.So here I am, in my brand spankin’ new blog twirling for you! Isn’t it pretty?It took a lot of work, at both ends- everything from our old

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I know I’ve been saying that for a very long time, but I did just spend most of the weekend working on our brand new look 🙂 We have a few bugs to iron out and then we’ll be back with full force! I can’t wait!

It appears I am suffering serious blogger’s block. You see Polka Dot Bride is undergoing a redesign, I’m never patient when it comes to design (mainly because more often than not I know exactly what I want but don’t have the graphic design or web design skills to pull it off!)So I’m withholding a whole

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Among our favourite blogs (Blue Orchid Designs, Perfect Bound and others) we too at Polka Dot Bride are getting involved in Blog Action Day will take place on October 15th 2007 when bloggers around the world will blog on the same issue- in this case an important issue, the environment.The Blog Action’s Website says“On October 15th,

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Laura over at the glorious event planning blog ‘Soiree Special Events’ tagged me! Check out Soiree!Players list 8 facts/habits about themselves. The rules of the game are posted at the beginning before those facts/habits are listed. At the end of the post, players then tag 8 people by posting their names and makes sure they

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7 7 7 It’s a new phenomena that perhaps hasn’t taken off in Australia as much as the US and other countries (which can only be attributed to the fact a July Australian bride may have to wear her thermals under her wedding gown, as opposed to the US bride who is in the height

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You have heard me rave about WeddingBee before! Well as I was such an addict I bought the tshirt! I should probably be slightly embarrassed but I’m just happy (how can you be anything but when you see a little bee buzzing?) WeddingBee is my favourite wedding blog and has introduced me to so many

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Wedding season is in full force so Polka Dot Bride is slightly quiet at the moment! But don’t worry, we have a huge amount of great ideas coming your way very soon!In the meantime one of our favourite magazines Creative Weddings came out last week and we LOVE it! Some great DIY projects including a

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In my younger days I collected all kinds of bridal information, a lot I still have today. I’d drag my dad to the photocopier and have him help me photocopy my favourite bits out of bridal magazines – bits I still have today. My collection of bridal magazines is one I am slightly red faced

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