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Image by Harold Lord via Wanda & Matt’s Fun Personal Tanglewood Estate WeddingNowadays, many of our beloved fur kids are part of our lives, so it only makes sense to include them on the special day!Every bride or groom imagines their fur kids walking diligently down the aisle with a ring pillow in their mouths, but often

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There’s a reason wedding season includes the entire stretch of Summer – long sunshiny days, balmy weather and celebrating outdoors!Selecting the perfect venue for your big day is probably one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the wedding planning process. The venue really determines the theme and aesthetic, the atmosphere, the dress code

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Photo by Classic PhotographersPlanning a wedding requires more attention to detail than most people have paid any major project in a lifetime. There are expenses to track, contracts to review, sign and follow, timelines to construct and execute, family members to please and appease, and – oh yeah – there’s the fact that you’re getting

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Image Via Organic & Modern Wedding Editorial By Carla Atley How to Write Your Own Wedding Day Run Sheet Whilst I feel leaving the experts, like your wedding planner or coordinator is best, as they are experienced in timing and details, the reality is that some couples don’t have the option but to DIY their own

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Image via Astrid & Nick’s Dreamy Destination Wedding In Capri by Tenille FinkThere are all sorts of decisions to be made in the lead up to – and on the day of your Wedding. Here, Vanessa from The Wedding and Event Creators has shared 4 planning tips to help and ensure every Bride has the most relaxed and happy

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Having your finger on the pulse of wedding industry trends is an art in itself, and when you hire items and plan events this becomes doubly important. For Kelly of Kelly Ann Events a lot of behind the scenes planning and research takes place firstly with the bridal couple, and then collaborating with other vendors

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So you’ve just said “Yes” to the love of your life and now you’re ready to start planning your wedding. One of the first decisions you’ll need to make is to set the date. You may naturally start looking through your calendar at all of the Saturdays and Sundays around the time you’d like to

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Image by Begitta via Begitta & Robbie’s Engagement ShootIt happened – you got engaged! And although you’re probably revelling in your new relationship status and swooning over that sparkling ring, you might also be thinking…now what?There are several fun things you can do right after you get engaged, like get a manicure and post a ring selfie, but there

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Photo by Jonathan Ong via Simone & Christian’s Wedding With the Winter chill hitting the air, it’s time to consider how to put the ‘wow’ factor into your Winter Wedding.Bring your Ceremony Time ForwardAs wedding planners, we always suggest an earlier ceremony time during non-daylight savings and the cooler weather months to take advantage of the

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Image via Wedding Expo AustraliaThere’s so much to organise for a wedding and sometimes you might be left feeling like you don’t know what’s next; that’s when attending a wedding expo will help you to know what’s out there and what is right for your wedding.At a wedding expo you’ll find a range of vendors

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Here at Polka Dot Bride, we do love our wedding planners. With an eye for elegance, what looks good and pulling together a cohesive look, wedding planners seem to have an innate sense of style. Put organisation into the mix and you have a recipe for a relatively fuss free wedding planning journey. Caitlyn of

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Image by Jenny Cuerel Photography via  Magic Moments – Love and LaughterThe Hidden value of vendor reviews Today our friends over at Brisbane City Celebrants are filling us in on why checking your wedding vendor reviews is even more valuable than you may realise.When choosing your wedding suppliers, it’s not uncommon and definitely recommended to do a little

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There’s always someone who takes on the bulk of the wedding planning load – whether it’s the bridal couple, a family member or a wedding planner. The detail and juggling can be a mammoth undertaking, not to mention the on the day coordination of vendors and guests, and setup/pack down of the reception. This is

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Image by Jackson Grant via Michelle & Clint’s Chic Wedding At The George BallroomThe 2018 International Trend Report is here and there is a lot for you to look forward to as you plan your upcoming wedding. The buzzwords for the coming wedding season are “guest experience.” The more you can incorporate different ways for your guests to

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Image by The Tsudons via Emma & Monty’s Botanical Brisbane Marquee WeddingThere is something wonderful about planning your own wedding and seeing it come to life from a Pinterest board to the big day. However, not surprisingly, there are also a great deal of things to consider: the style and scope of your wedding, the costs – in

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