Photo by Lakshal Perera for Luke and Elesha’s Wedding

Well it’s time for the first Friday Roundup of the year- which means there is a massive amount of news, sales, competitions and general goodness to get through today!

Firstly though the Switchcities print sale ends TOMORROW- there are over 20 AMAZING prints (I’ve bought a few!) up for sale by amazing photographers from Australia & internationally including Samm Blake, Natasja Kremers, Todd Hunter McGaw and many many more. Don’t forget 100% of the sale goes towards Queensland Flood Relief. I love photography on my walls so click here to buy some for yourself!

On the Polka Dot Specialty Blogs!

Luke and Elesha’s Beautiful Bowral Wedding on Polka Dot Weddings

Alyssa and Edward’s stunning Melbourne wedding also on Polka Dot Weddings

A Day In The Life Of Yummy Cupcakes on Polka Dot Wisdom

How To Save Time Planning Your Wedding On Polka Dot Wisdom

A review of new book Handmade Weddings on Polka Dot Made (plus a giveaway!)

Free printable rustic wedding stationery on Polka Dot Made

New Zealand The Outdoor Honeymoon on Polka Dot Honeymoons

The winner of our Belcanto Designs competition is Rachel! With her answerThat headband is stunning! I am all about ear rings so my fave piece of jewellery has to be a pair of ear rings. They are not fancy or expensive but I love my zipper ear rings! They are my “go to” ones for nearly all occassions. I have them in 3 different colours now too Congratulations Rachel! We will be in touch soon!

SugarLove Weddings & White Designs are donating $100 for every booking during January to the QLD Flood Relief Fund. Check their blog for more information.

The Wedding Establishment is giving away eight hours of wedding planning with their director! Click here for more details.

London Photographer Alex Dimopolous is giving away a 1200 pound wedding photography package to a couple marrying in 2011. Click here for more details.

Connecticut photographer Alicia Candelora of No Eye Has Seen Photography is donating 10% of every wedding commission. album, print sale etc in 2011 to Thirst Relief which works to provide clean drinking water in countries that don’t have access to clean water. She’s aiming to build six wells by the end of the year. Find more details on her blog.

Portobello Bride has put tickets up for sale for their March Melbourne expo! Tickets are $50 and available via the Portobello Bride website.

Baccini & Hill are holding a end of season sale this weekend! Check out the website for more details.

Xiss Photography is selling prints to aid the Queensland Flood Relief. Check out the blog post for more information.

Photographer Lakshal Perera is offering one free wedding photography package to a couple affected by the Queensland floods. He’s also offering a $1000 one-off Brisbane based wedding which will go directly to the QLD Flood Relief fund. Check out his website for details.