Another week is over! What do you have planned for this weekend? After some lovely news and the end of a long week, tonight there will be bubbles and our favourite Thai takeaway for dinner, I can’t wait! But first, here’s a bunch of great giveaways, sale alerts and general wedding news!

Firstly- around the Polka Dot blogs!

The first wedding ring roundup on Polka Dot Groom

Amsale joins us for an expert interview on Polka Dot Wisdom

Caroline from Dandi upcycles her red shoes into some polka dot stunners on Polka Dot Made

On Polka Dot Weddings, Ben & Zoe got married on the same day as the worst Melbourne storm for 150 years and it didn’t phase them a bit!

Anliette of Palais Floral shares her favourite place on Polka Dot Honeymoons

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Californian videographer Tyler Faires is headed to New Zealand from November 3rd until November 17th 2010. She’d love to shoot an New Zealand wedding while she’s there and wants to give a couple the chance to have their wedding shot for free! Simply contact Tyler here for more information!

Dizzy Wizzy Design are having a giveaway! Simply subscribe to the Dizzy Wizzy newsletter to win for your chance to win win a stationery set including a 2011 calendar, 4 mini note cards and 8 gift tags Entry closes 31st of October.

Culture Couture is holding their first ever sample sale on Saturday 4th December 2010. The sale will be held at the Culture Bridal Leichhardt (Sydney) studio.

They’ll be selling unique one-off sample gowns, mostly pure silk Couture wedding dresses, for 50 – 80% off their regular price. Also available will be one-off sample cocktail frocks, party dresses and bridesmaids sample dresses at greatly reduced prices!  Snap up plenty of treasures designer Lisa has collected over the years including vintage silk kimono and obi fabrics, divine silk Indian saris and beaded wraps, and other treasures at sale prices!

to celebrate their new website, Belcanto Designs are offering 20% off their most popular chandelier earrings. Visit the Belcanto Designs website to see the sale!

Classic pinup photographers (in Brisbane until May 2011!) Sherbet Birdie are offering special Christmas packages for  discounted proces! A “Xmas Tweeint Tidings” Package is $299 and includes  Simply phone Miss Sherbet on 0405 429 262 or email to order a gift certificate or to make a direct booking.  I lvoe the Sherbet Birdie concept, so visit their website to get your Christmas treats sorted!

The Wedding Establishment along with the Treasury Restaurant are giving away 10 double passes valued at $50 each to Polka Dot Bride readers to their evening luxury bridal showcase! The showcase will be held on Thursday 25 November 2010 from 5.30pm until 9pm at Treasury, 394 Collins Street, Melbourne. There’ll be canapes, bubbles and plenty of gorgeous wedding suppliers to dream over! (For more info check out their blog)

To win a double pass to the The Wedding Establishment & Treasury Restaurant Luxury Bridal Showcase, simply leave a comment o this entry letting me know your favourite Melbourne wedding venue and why!

Competition is a game of skill, competition closes 20th of November, 5pm EST, prize does not include transport costs and winners are responsible for all additional costs to attend the event. Entrants must be over 18. Prize is not redeemable for cash.