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Stationery And Paper Goods

I didn’t realise it until recently, but I’m actually a bit of a fan of fun printed tea towels (anything that makes doing the dishes a little more fun is a winner in my books!) So I loved it when Sasha of Australian based Invitation Tea Towels contacted me with her fun invitation idea!Creative director

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Oh Melbourne, too often you show off your beauty with incredible artistic, creative people like the lovely Letitia Buchan. Hand drawn everything and anything is Letitia’s forte (she’s a dab hand with a pen!) Letitia designed her own invitations in January 2012 and has since been working on not only custom wedding invitations and has

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Inspired by the Mediterranean, Australian stationery boutique Alannah Rose has released their new Cruise Collection Spring/Summer 2012. The collection echoes the traditional tiles and patterns of these exotic countries, with the freshness and life of the colours designer, Suzi Waters has infused.Consisting of three new designs, the range includes the cool blues of the Mediterranean

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These happy, whimsical wedding invitations from Starry Night Design & Paperie have really caught my fancy this week. From the bright bold colours like apple green and corals, to the little touches like bakers twine and date tags. So fun for couples looking for something a little modern, a little fun and very stylish.This dandelion

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Today has a bit of a vintage garden party theme on Polka Dot Bride, so it seems apt we’re kicking off the day with these sweet vintage garden party inspired invitations from Daisy & Jack. The Daisy & Jack girls collaborated with Marissa of The Simple Things Studio and Jess from Oscar & Ruby Event

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The art of paper folding- origami can be nothing short of spectacular. While fiddly, the end result can be magical. I love to see paper birds floating in the breeze, paper cranes hanging en mass from blank white walls and paper buds filling bouquets. What a beautiful way to use something so everyday in a

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Mr Polka and I are a little odd around Valentine’s Day. We love to celebrate it (because we’re fond of celebrating everything we can, it means excuses to pop bubbles!) but we never celebrate on the day and we’re more inclined to bake, or make handmade funny gifts than go nuts on flowers and jewels

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I have a bit of a thing for receiving mail. We collect mail twice a week from our post box here at Polka Dot Bride and the anticipation always makes it my favourite errand to complete! If you’re as obsessive about beautiful stationery like I am, perhaps you might also be obsessive about not only

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One of our favourite New York stationers is just about to release their 2012 collection and I am so thrilled to show it off for you today! I’ve been working with Bella Figura for many years now and always loved pouring over their designs to create my favourite collection every year.The 2012 collection has added

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I love the creativity put into table numbers (and names!) nowadays – from naming your tables after special places to you, to putting the number on a special item. Here’s a roundup of some of my favourite wedding table number finds. 1. Wedding table number tents from Lavenderandlily 2. Chalk board wedding table names from

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Brand new Melbourne based letterpress wedding stationer St Gertrude Design & Letterpress has popped onto the scene with a wave of beautiful wedding invitations. Amy Mitchell, the talent behind St Gertrude has been designing stationery for two years but decided to take the plunge and launch the brand with a beautiful new website this week.I

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With the smell of Summer in the air, it’s time for summer invitations to be printed and pressed, ready to deliver! Nothing quite beats the fresh, gelato like hues of Summer. Cool Aquas, luscious limes and sunshine yellows are all gorgeous on a wedding invitation and I thought today I’d share a few of my

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I have a love of beautiful paper and what I have for you today is nothing short of art! Yulia Brodskaya is a Russian born paper artist who creates the most stunning paper creations.I remember growing up I had my own quilling tool and thought it was pretty fancy to curl a flower or a

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I have to say I am quite fond of the new wave of chevron that is currently sweeping the wedding world. I love the bold pattern and the modern edge it gives pieces. The lovely girls at Daisy & Jack sent over these gorgeous chevron wedding invitations they made for Chantel and Simon. The bold

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Our lovely Polka Dot Made contributing editor Alicia from Akimbo sent over this stylish Semaphore inspired wedding shoot to show off her new Sempahore wedding stationery range. Alicia collaborated with Luke Simon Photography (for the gorgeous photos) Mary & Gabrielle Events (for the stunning styling) and Poppies Flowers (for the props) at The Flying Knife

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