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Wedding Inspiration

The colour of a moonless night sky, mysterious, rich and elegant – all in one!Combine with any of the white shades–       With bright colours in combination such as in Russian embroidery–       With single bright colours such as green, hot pink, hot orange, bright deep blue – used in small amounts–       With soft pastel pink and

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Beautiful in all its subtle shades, white is the most popular of bridal colours. The colour most representative of purity and innocence, there is a shade of white to suit everyone.Combine with any colour that takes your fancy.–       With other shades of white, cream and ivory–       With brights–       With pastels–       With dark colours–       With metallic

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A fresh green, appealing for its richness and ability to add intensity to the colours it complements.Combine with milk chocolate and cream–       With deep rose pink and ivory–       With citrus colours – orange, lime and lemon–       With deep rose red, chocolate brown and ivory–       With chocolate, deep coral, apricot and yellow cream–       With smoky purple

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The colour of spring leaves, Granny Smith apples, and the promise of the warm months to come.Combine with smoky purple, plum and cream–       With white and ivory–       With white and black–       With lavender and smoky blue and ivory–       With sky blue and white–       With chocolate brown and ivory–       With apricot, coral and ivory–       With clear

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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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Mint green is a soft pale green with a touch of blue – fresh and pretty, or icy and cool – such is its versatility.Combine with black and white–       With ivory and lavender (with a hint of blue)–       With ivory and soft sky blue–       With soft pink and white–       With milk chocolate and ivory–       With

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I thought today’s post may be the start of a new segment on Polka Dot Bride. I’ve long lusted after beautiful table setting mockups but haven’t had the room or time to do it. The lovely Calli of Calli B Photography asked me if I’d like to see some of the tablescapes she had shot

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While common in America, (I believe the Southern region) the concept of the pre wedding bridal portrait shoot is almost non existent in Australia. The bride dresses in her full wedding day attire, with flowers, makeup and jewels and her photographer takes photographs of just her. Sometimes the photo is displayed in a frame on

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The inky blue of the midnight sky, or the tropical sea before a storm.– Combine with apple green and silver– With pale pink and pearl grey– With pale spring green, darker spring green and pearl grey– With pale pink, and mid pink and ivory– With watermelon, orange and hot pink, touches of spring green– With

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The colour of clear tropical waters, the flash of blues in opals, the softness of the sky at dawn.Combine with–    All the blues and sea greens of the ocean and white–    With sand, ivory and white–    With orange, navy and silver–    With fresh spring green, darker aqua and ivory–    With orange, yellow and hot pink,

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This gorgeous colour is a watery dreamy grey blue with a slight green tinge – perfect for those who love a different take on blue.Combine with browns from milk chocolate to dark chocolate and cream– With ivory, dark chocolate and a pop of cherry red– With charcoal grey and dark plummy red– With deep apricot,

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The clear warm blue of the sky at midday on a summer’s day, the blue of a tropical sea, or the prettiest blue in your pencil box.– Combine with light through to darker browns and ivory, add a pop or red or orange– cherry reds, creams and deep sapphire blue– touches of coral and lime

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Inky purple blue, dark and mysterious. Combine with lighter mauves and mauve pinks–       sage green, olive green and pink–       dark blues and sky blue–       ivory, pale mauve and touches of black–       blues, maroons, cherry reds–       avocado, apple or bue greens–       used as an accent with sea blue/greens–       white and deep rose pink–       pale lavender and

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A delicious moody colour – think of a jewel with a touch of smokiness.Combine with berry colours and cream– with lighter and softer shades of violet and avocado green– with shades of lilac blues and a touch of fresh green– with chocolate and deep raspberry– with ivory and touches of black– with deep sea greens

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