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Wedding Inspiration

Jo Gartin is an internationally renowned wedding planner and author. Having penned a book I received two Christmases ago (from a very knowing family member), I was delighted to learn Jo is a born and bred Australian!As a regular ‘wedding writer’ Jo contributes to Instyle Weddings, Daily Candy and has a client list that includes

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You might remember the bride we featured last year- Abbey (if not, refresh your memory!) Well she’s coming back down to earth and I asked her about her wedding day in hopes it might help future brides!What was the best part of your wedding day?Besides marrying my husband, the best part was sharing my day

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I love this photo of Lily Allen- the shoes, the cute fifties dress and cherry lips.Image courtesy The Daily Mail

Blogger Pia Jane Bijkerk has come up with a great concept called ‘Where The heart is’ and since Polka Dot Bride is all about the love I thought I’d share it with you!Heart from janoid’s flickrTo quote Pia:“my heart wanders: a collection of subtle hearts in special spaces will be a collective book project where

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Send your fiance, or mother, or rummage through your own personal collection for the glorious things we call wedding magazines. Indulge while you rest and dream of ideas and your wedding day. Take a self imposed wedding planning break! Everyone needs one of these, especially if they don’t want to become Bridezilla. So rest up

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I love this fruit bowl by Alessi, it has such a sleek design but there’s something very appealing about it, it’s almost like pick up sticks suspended in mid air! It helps your fruit last longer too by allowing better airflow! Available from Eva Solo Smiley BowlAren’t these cosy looking? They’re actually just shades for

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I wrote previously about the gorgeous new Martha Stewart Weddings. It has a beautiful colour scheme of emerald & aqua within. I was delighted to see some of my favourite shots from the issue on her website. Emerald & aqua are the perfect summer colours and are a fresh take.Images courtesty of Martha Stewart Weddings

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The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves, or rather loved in spite of ourselves. -Victor Hugo

A few months ago, with the intention of writing this entry I trekked down to Bunnings (for those not playing along from Australia, Bunnings is a handyman type mega store with everything from nails, to sinks, to plants, to BBQs and paint) and with the thought of my previous entry on the beautiful colours used

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The readers of this blog know I’m a bit of a vintage addict and so I’m excited about The Bridal Wishlist’s Vintage Week!Everything vintage is going to be talked about this week providing a ton of inspiration for vintage brides, from dresses to textiles to rare finds! So pop over the The Bridal Wishlist and enjoy!

Christmas has certainly started to make its appearance in the shops (and  it isn’t all doom and gloom for those of us who haven’t done enough of their shopping!) It’s also a great time to pick up bits and pieces for your wedding! From twinkle lights, to cute little favours, to centrepieces it all comes

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I really love the wedding Brooklyn Bride featured in a recent post. The wedding, recently featured in MS Weddings is a beautiful outdoors affair featuring a lot of wood grain on cakes, berries and natural grasses in the floral arrangements and a beautiful source of inspirationCheck out the full entry on Brooklyn Bride’s BlogAt Style

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Congratulations Abbey on your beautiful wedding and becoming a married woman!Hopefully Abbey will let me share some goodies with you all soon 🙂

Well there’s exactly a week until Abbey’s wedding. I can’t quite believe it’s come up so fast. I still find things in my travels I want to drop Abbey in an email and realise she’s probably sorted that bit out by now!In August 2006 on a bended knee, Abbey’s fiance proposed to her on the

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Abbey is less than a few weeks out from her wedding date (last time I wrote how much time she has left I got a very panicked email in my inbox!) Abbey is well on her way to walking down the aisle!Straying from her original country wedding theme she picked up some ‘mango’ coloured bridesmaids

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