Friday Roundup

by | Blog News, Bride


Kathryn and Jason’s Lizard Island Elopement on Polka Dot Honeymoons Photo by Matthew Evans Photography

Happy Friday Dotties! We are hard at work putting finishing touches on our new site so have been a little quiet again this week (cutting and pasting, cutting and pasting!)  I swear though, I smelt Spring in the air this week and took a moment to stand in the sun and let it envelope me!

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

The Print Fairy gives us gorgeous fresh colour ideas in her colour forecast on Polka Dot Wisdom

Hair and makeup artist Jay Jay shows us some sweet makeup looks just right for spring in Polka Dot Wisdom

Check out Inlighten Photography’s video on Polka Dot Wisdom

Belinda lets us in behind the scenes of a ‘mega shoot’ and gives us great advice on Polka Dot Wisdom

Stephanie from Stelloberry Designs shows us how to make the cutest Favour Tags on Polka Dot Made

Lolly and Olly continue their wedding journey with their reception on Polka Dot Weddings

Luke and Megan tell us about their very romantic proposal story on Polka Dot Weddings

Sarah shares her thoughts on changing your surname on your wedding day on Polka Dot Weddings

And on Polka Dot Honeymoons Kathryn and Jason share with us their elopement on Lizard Island

Around the wedding world this week…

Peeptoe Shoes are holding a Melbourne Warehouse sale this weekend! They’re holding it at Port Melbourne town hall and are offering one off styles, massive discounts and accepting credit cards! (check, check, check!) Check out the website for more info

Wedding cinematographer Amy Nelson-Blain is offering a special pampering treat for any wedding film bookings! New bookings will receive a special one hour Aromatherapy facial with Julie Nelson from Aromatique Essentials plus five beauty products.

Visit Amy’s website for more info and to contact her!

Designer Fiorenza has launched a new collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week inspired by Christian Dior’s “New Look” in the 1940s. The gowns are extravagant and filled with over the top colour, texture and volume. Some beautifully unique choices for bridal and evening wear! Check out the website for more or visit her MBFF image gallery.

The Pretty Paper Co have just released a new range of hen’s party invitations! There’s six funky designs perfect for celebrating your bride to be, I love The “Glitz” style – it’s got a great fun, modern edge to it!

Ruffled Blog have just launched their own collection of vintage bridal gowns! They have a great selection with lots of customisation options (even dots, my favourite obviously!) and will even be opening a studio in New York so if you’re in town you can get a gown that is sure to fit you beautifully! There’s petticoats, bridesmaid gowns, hair accessories and jewellery to gaze at too! Check out the website for more!


For so long, I’ve had this fun video of Pingg CEO Loren Gabel’s wedding- it was a complete surprise and read more about it on their blog.

30- 40 birthday party…and a surprise wedding from Lorien Gabel on Vimeo.

What is your news dotties? Who is tying the knot this weekend?

  • Amanda @ Ruffled says:
    August 27, 2011 at 11:14 am

    Thank you so much for mentioning us! We’re obsessed with polka dot tulle too 😉

  • antique engagement rings says:
    August 28, 2011 at 2:45 am

    Your photos are fantastic.. love the black and whites!



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