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Inspired Engagements

Image via Zee and Cee Studio The day I met Blake is a bit of an odd story and if you had told me then that he was the man I’d marry, I never would have believed you. We were at a mutual friends Christmas party, I was an awkward sixteen-year-old and he an overly confident

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How we met:Tim and I were introduced through a mutual friend. She basically thought we would be great for each other and we met for the first time and have been inseparable ever since!How he asked:It all began with my best friend Nicky turning up to my work with a card on Valentine’s Day. The

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This beautiful couple, Alex & Luke share their proposal, where nothing turned out as planned but it definitely ended up being the most romantic and amazing night – even despite all of the chaos and the planning going out the window! Their gorgeous wedding was featured on Polka Dot Bride – which you can see

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How we met:I met Daniel out one night in Fortitude Valley via our mutual friends at the time. I saw him a few weeks later and told his bestie I thought he was good looking and that I was interested. Daniel ended up coming up to me at our local pub and said ‘so I

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How Ren met Emily: It started on a Sunday morning. I woke up to a friend request on Facebook. I accepted and just like that I received the first of many messages from her… not really knowing what to say in the beginning suddenly escalated quickly, to staying up all night just to squeeze that last

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Here at Polka Dot Bride, we were so excited when an email landed in our inbox titled, “SHE’S ENGAGED!” All of our deadlines, phone calls, things to do, our worlds came to a screeching halt until we found out everything. We never tire of happy engagement news! I opened the special announcement note to discover it

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Following a surprise proposal in the Bahamas, complete with a private beach and a sea turtle for company, Nicholas and I recently celebrated our engagement at a party with 150 of our closest friends and family at Elizabethan Lodge.We chose Elizabethan Lodge as the venue for our engagement party because we loved the venue’s private, magical urban oasis

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Jessica and SeanWhen Sean and I met Janet from Hyggelig Photography in her sweet little studio in Kingsville we knew she was the right lady to trust to take the most important photos of our lives. We had already researched plenty of photographers and we were instantly attracted to Hyggelig’s vibrant, relaxed and creative photography. Janet’s

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We wanted our engagement photoshoot to be fun and playful and show us just being ourselves, as well as to include our beloved pooches, Giia the doberman and Emma the West Highland terrier!We chose the streets of Fremantle as our backdrop as we love the old character of the buildings and quirky nature of Fremantle.

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David and I met in 2013 on a dating app that no longer exists. David often jokes that we lasted longer than the app did! Still at university and one week into exclusively dating, we decided to plan a two-month winter Europe trip. Knowing full well it would be a make-or-break situation, we made it

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My darling fiancé, proposed on the 28 September 2014 – it was a beautiful warm night and we graciously met up after a long day of work. Little did I know that this surprise was quite some time in the making and would literally be life changing. We arrived at the Dandenong Ranges’ SkyHigh Restaurant

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Sarah and JacobJacob and I met back in 2010 where we both worked part-time at Village Cinemas whilst still studying at university. He started working at Village three months before I started and he was my ‘trainer’! The first thing I noticed about him was his stylish hair at that time and the first thing he

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Stephanie and MarkAfter Mark proposed, Mark and I knew right away that we would have an engagement party so that we could share our joy with the important people in our lives. I had spent years planning for our engagement and wedding in my mind, but the realisation that all I had to show for

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Toni and TomMy lovely fiancé Tom proposed to me in November 2014 and I instantly began making and creating for our wedding. However a few months into 2015, when someone asked me whether we were having an engagement party, I knew it was time to stop and put my energy into the planning of another

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Toni & TomMy partner Tom and I had been together for about three years when the topic of weddings first came up, but my love for travel kept interrupting the finances required for ring purchasing! I was happy to wait, but it turns out after five and half years, my gorgeous man couldn’t stand it

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