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Valentine’s Day seems to be a bit of a last minute holiday for everyone this year, but I did love this limited edition chocolate flower from Sisko Chocolate for something a little different.The instructions made me a little hungry too!How to enjoy a Sisko Chocolate Flower: Break off a chocolate petal, hear the crisp snap

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It’s really exciting to me to see Australian businesses pushing really great ideas out (and allowing me to share them!). Today I get to share with you a beautiful dessert table inspired by the glamour of yesteryear.Kristy at Imbue Weddings sent over today’s gorgeous table. With a colour palette of black and white, Kristy used

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After Tuesday’s post on the well, endless bar and buffet ideas for your wedding. I thought today’s post could be about how to make your bar come to life! I love that bars and buffets provide a place for guests to congregate, have a bit of a giggle over sweet treats and perhaps hide a

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Lolly (or candy depending on what you prefer to call it) Buffets have been showing up in abundance at weddings. Brides love creating tables with treats and guests love helping themselves.I know bars and buffets may be something people think has been “done”. But I still see beautiful designs by amazing stylists (such as the

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I scouted out Etsy for some stylish and sweet cake stands to use on your wedding day.I love these custom cake stands by Etsy seller Vessels & Wares. They come with your names and wedding day on them and in your choice of aqua, cobalt blue, sage green and white.For the cake, something feminine with

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So many of us just love our coffee – from our morning cuppa to our pick me up in the afternoon or our weekend cup with our friends. Not only does it come in its many guises of cappuccino, latte or short black for instance, but it can be flavoured with chocolate syrup for a

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I love the idea of putting bottles of delicious bubbles on ice for a summer wedding.Photo from BridesI’ve long been a fan of the Jones Soda concept and have been quite sad that we have not been able to get the same great coloured fizzy drinks in Australia.I have however found an Australian based soda/fizzy

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(Apologies to those that saw this yesterday!) It’s time for YOU, my lovely Polka Dot Bride readers to vote for your favourite board. The three boards with the most votes will be given to Henry Roth who will decide the winner! Voting closes 15th of May 2009 at 6pm Australian EST.The board order was selected

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I love these Australian made cupcake flags from Bee via Kireina Paper. In beautiful papers, each flag is topped off with a little pearl bead. A simple, pretty and gorgeous way to dress up your wedding cupcakes!Kireina Paper makes beautiful paper invitations, but also have a range of sweet and different touches.Sweet coat check tags

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Parts of Australia are in the middle of the hottest heatwave in 100 years right now so I can’t help thinking of more ideas to keep guests cool at summer weddings. I wrote 10 Tips To Keep Guests Cool in 2007 Provide icy cold drinks for guests Give guests a parasol Hire a slushee machine

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Cookies from BridesAlthough more of an American tradition than an Australian one, the sugar cookie has a history of being perfected by German Protestant settlers in Pennsylvania, USA in the mid 1700’s. The sugar cookie is this state’s ‘official cookie’.This cookie can be baked so that is thin and crisp or thicker and chewier. The

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If you’re an art lover, I have found the perfect wedding cake for you! I was browsing Finding Serendipity when I came across this masterpiece by megpi There are plenty of ways to incorporate a love of art into your wedding day Have guests paint a canvas Have guests sign a canvas Give postcards or

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How cute would it be to supply gingerbread people as your favours?Gingerbread people by Gingerbread FolkThey could be homemade by a relative or friend or made by your local baker. But if they are made at home the decoration could be personalized with piped icing, silver cachous, lollies for buttons, piped shoes and shoe laces,

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One of the most delicious confections and so appropriate for wedding favours! Made by boiling sugar and water, honey and glucose, then adding this mixture to beaten eggwhites and vanilla, and beating for a period of time, and then smoothing this mixture into an edible rice paper lined tray, topping with another layer of rice

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Love these cute cake toppers from Elle F Designs. Leslie can custom make toppers to your specifications- she also makes the cutest birthday cake toppers with the birthday girl (or boys!) name!They would go perfectly with a daisy themed outdoor wedding. A cake with cream or chocolate buttercream icing and sweet ribbon.Or perhaps this cake

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