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Madaleine & SamIf there ever was a wedding that ticked all the beautiful handmade boxes, my gosh, it would be the day of  Madaleine & Sam. Not only did the bride, who has a degree in fine visual arts, handmake her wedding day jumpsuit, but she also made the bridesmaid’s jumpsuits, the groom & groomsmen

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We had the pleasure of being flown to New South Wales to capture the amazing wedding of Jessie and Alexander.  Set amongst the beauty of the Kangaroo Valley it was going to be hard to capture anything short of stunning for this couple, but the bond these two had made it all the easier.The sun came

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We are celebrating all things Australia this month on Polka Dot Bride and showcasing the many different landscapes and styles of an “Australian Wedding”. We are so thrilled to share these three short films by Monique Flanigan of Dreamtree Films and the stunning photography by Helen Oswald of a recent styled shoot at the historic Ben

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Genevieve & MitchellToday’s wedding? It’s all about family. The groom’s mother is a wedding planner, the groom’s sister a wedding florist and the venue? The very same place the bride’s parents married almost 25 years ago. If a wedding for you is as much about your little community, your very favourite people coming together as

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Your wedding planning process will involve what may feel like endless decision making, but one decision you definitely do not want to fall short on is your wedding venue. The setting of your wedding can reflect a lot about yourself and your significant other as a couple on your big day. More couples are opting

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When Polka Dot Bride asked our photographer to feature our wedding on their blog not long ago, Danie and I were ecstatic! Our amazing wedding feature can be seen hereNow, a few months later, they’ve asked us to share our Honeymoon, or in our case our local Mini-moon. We had plans to go on a

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Amanda & HarrySome things in life don’t go as planned, but that’s the beauty in them. For Amanda and Harry, many parts weren’t quite as ‘little girl’ Amanda had dreamt. There were loved ones not present, there was an emergency room proposal trip. But somehow, and to Amanda and Harry’s credit, this became part of

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Bec & BlakeIt was a day designed by true love. This very special couple chose their wedding in early Autumn this year and celebrated with their friends and relatives alike. Choosing Zee and Cee Studio to capture their day, there were many special moments and smiles caught within the vineyards. There were many DIY elements,

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Happily for us, Loft Byron Bay has just released their seasonal, new cocktail menu for spring. And they’re generously sharing one of their creations – the ‘Night Blossom’ – with us today! This drink recipe is bursting with the most evocative flavours of spring; from delicate flowers, to bursting berries, to spritzy citrus. Plus, they’ve

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If there ever was an editorial that completely spoke of spring, today’s beautiful spring beauty would be it. Filled with beautiful spring tones of pastel pink, lavender and dusty rose, today’s dream team were inspired by the venue, the stunning and historic Vaucluse House. The team want to create a look that spoke of old fashioned romance, that

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Julia & Haydyn“Heartfelt, light, funny, involving all, not overly traditional, a celebration of friends and family, great music and fun.” If we could start a country wedding story any way, it would be with the bride’s words. Julia and Haydyn chose the country venue of Kimo Estate situated just outside of Gundagai for their black-tie wedding. With

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Spring takes all forms, it doesn’t have to be easter egg pastels, in fact, it doesn’t have to be pastels at all. It can be deep, moody antique rose tones, it can be beautiful peaches, soft pinks and marsala’s. This take on spring, on floral abundance, is exactly what the team behind today’s utterly romantic,

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Olga & AllanAlthough a wet weather plan had to be enacted for today’s enchanting Sydney wedding, the romantic couple were still able to get out onto the harbour! With divine restaurant food, soft pink and white blooms and the bride wearing a beaded, princess style gown, we adore every detail! Gemma Clarke Photography captured the day.Olga and

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Mark & HelderWhat you need to know about planning a wedding is that there are no rules. And I have never seen a wedding that embraced this more than the wedding of Helder & Mark because these two, completely, and utterly embraced the day they wanted. They got rid of absolutely every tradition, every expectation

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Melinda & EleanorIf there ever was a wedding that summed up what we’re all about here at Polka Dot Bride, then Melinda and Eleanor’s beautiful garden wedding day would be it. It’s filled with joy, so filled with love, so filled with honouring of not just their own relationship, but of those that supported them

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