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Ceremony Wisdom

Erica Evans of Erica the Celebrant believes that everyone deserves to marry the one they cannot live without. And that’s where the magic begins! In creating your dream ceremony, one that encompasses all that you are as individuals and as a couple, Erica invites her clients to have fun with the process. Through sharing your

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COVID-19 crashed in and postponed your big wedding plans? A public park or garden could be the perfect ceremony location for you. Here you can have an intimate wedding, with enough space for everyone to socially distance, in a beautiful setting, with a pretty affordable price tag. Not to mention, glorious mother nature turns on

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Wedding Brisbane

I think it’s pretty safe to say while couples carefully planned all the details of their upcoming nuptials and us industry professionals immersed ourselves deep in to the wonderful world of weddings, none of us ever saw this coming.What a ride it has been following the announcement in late March that weddings are subject to

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Image: Tealily PhotographyAs an über experienced celebrant and a delightful human being, Robyn Pattison knows a thing or two about weddings, love and the best bridesmaid practice and protocol. Let’s just say, she could write the book.Here are Robyn’s top tips to be being a wonderful bridesmaid or brides-man.Tip 1: Put your head up and

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Image via Jade and Aaron’s Elegantly Rustic Country Wedding by Tall Timber StudioThis is a great question. Whether or not you need a wedding rehearsal really is a very personal thing and your decision may be based on a number of factors and may also depend on your personal circumstances, your venue, and your ceremony

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When it comes to planning a wedding, one of the biggest stress points is “how am I going to afford this?” In Australia, the most recent stats suggest the average wedding is now sitting at the $55,000 mark. That’s a huge sum. And something my partner and I just didn’t feel comfortable spending. We were

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Brisbane couples really are spoilt for choice when it comes to unique and beautiful wedding venues. With 10+ years experience as marriage celebrants conducting weddings in Brisbane at more venues that we can count, we are excited to take you for a tour of a selection of Brisbane’s most charming, modern and stylish venues.Victoria ParkBeginning

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It’s true that weddings can cost a lot of money. According to a survey by Wedded Wonderland, the average cost of a wedding in 2019 is just over $50,000. Over the past four years or so, however, I’ve noticed a trend. Couples are becoming savvier with ways to simplify their wedding and to save money.

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What can we say? Wedding pets are honestly our favourite! We particularly love how incorporating your furry friend into your big day can allow arguably one of the most important members of your family to create the most special of memories with you. Not only that, but they’re also sure to look super cute in

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Today’s interviewee has a heart of gold. After witnessing a lot of her friends get married, she realised that, despite the celebrants being total pros, they didn’t seem to be a good ‘fit’. So Nicola trained to be a celebrant to offer couples something different. She understands that weddings should be as unique and diverse

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When a celebrant describes themselves as a ‘love hustler’, ‘wedding whisperer’ and a ‘party starter’, you know you’re going to have a fun and unique event! That’s exactly what you’ll get with Jo Booth Event Celebrant. Her energy and enthusiasm for her job shines through in today’s interview. With a background in event management, Jo

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Image via The LatestAs our friends Jamie and Cara of Brisbane City Celebrants celebrate 10 years as Marriage Celebrants, it’s an opportune time for them to fill us in on how they’ve witnessed weddings evolve over the past decade.We’ve all seen weddings become less traditional and more fitting to the couple’s personalities and style. Less about

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Drink station by Brisbane Wedding Decorators image by Still Wild Love Contrary to what some movies may like to have you believe, it’s actually very rare for the best man to forget or lose the wedding rings (not saying this doesn’t happen though). So what really does get forgotten or overlooked at wedding ceremonies?With over 10 years

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Image by Ava Me Photography via Ainslea & Tim’s Rain-Filled Country Garden WeddingAre you struggling to find the perfect wedding vows? You try and try to find vows that relate to you and your future spouse. But they end up sounding traditional, maybe fake, a little fluffy. You realize you’ve heard them all before. This is

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One of the things that completely inspires us here at Polka Dot Bride, is the passion that the vendors we meet, have for their work. One of those who continues to inspire us is Sydney marriage celebrant Robyn Pattison. She’s an old hat at making couples feel comfortable, and relaxed on their wedding day but

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