Photo from What Would They Know? Patricia Hardjopranoto of Yummy Cupcakes & Cakes

Happy Friday Polka Dotties! Did you enjoy the week we had of wedding inspiration? I hope so because next week is equally as superb and this afternoon? We have quite the wedding coming up for you!

Here’s a peek at what happened on the specialty blogs this week…

On Polka Dot Groom we meet Anthony who tells his thoughts on his wedding day, to Emelia See more of their lovely coastal wedding day here

Also on Polka Dot Wisdom Patricia from Yummy Cupcakes & Cakes shares with us her wise words and gorgeous cakes in ‘What Would They Know – Interviews with the Experts’

Robyn Pattison shares with us her thoughts on ‘Do I Really Need A Wedding Rehearsal?’ on Polka Dot Wisdom

Do a little cheer with Rah Rah Florals on Polka Dot Wisdom from Hello Blossoms on Polka Dot Wisdom

Shannon from Little Flamingo Stationery & Events teaches us how to make DIY straw flags with a printable template included on Polka Dot Made

Princess Cherry Pie gives us some really wise tips on The Pregnant Bridesmaid – Part 1 on Polka Dot Weddings

On Polka Dot Weddings we have Wedding Budget Busting Tips from Sarah and

Mrs Tagg-to-be encourages us to do what makes us happy, even if that means breaking with tradition, on Polka Dot Weddings

In Polka Dot Honeymoons share Lilac’s story on being ‘A Tourist in My Home Town’  – in her case, Milan in Italy

Around the wedding world this week…

Wedding photographer Smithographer is offering a special 10% discount on wedding photography and engagement sessions booked before the end of August for Polka Dot Bride readers! Simply quote “polka dot” when booking to be eligible and check out their website for more information! Smithographer are based in Canberra but do travel!

Western Australian photographer Emma Pointon has launched a photobooth service! Emma sets up a mini studio to capture you and your guests kicking up your heels at your reception! Check out the website for more.

The McGrath Foundation have launched bomboniere wedding cards – a really fantastic option if you want to donate to the McGrath foundaiton instead of giving favors to your guests. Each guest will receive a wedding bomboniere card for you to place at your reception to notify them that a donation has been made in their honour.

The McGrath Foundation, founded by Jane and Glen McGrath after Jane’s initial recovery from breast cancer, works to provide breast care nurses in communities across Australia as well as raise awareness for breast cancer in young women. Call the Donations team on (02) 8962 6100 to discuss your wedding donation.

To celebrate Spring, Sydney wedding planners Events By Heidi & Kate are offering 10% discount on our Wedding Day Management Packages for all weddings taking place in Spring. Visit their website for more information.

For our video this week, I wanted to end with a new installment of Roth TV where designer Henri Josef website gives real advice to real brides!