Tashi and Kristian’s Bali Destination Wedding  Photo by Julian Wainwright.

Happy Friday! What did you get up to this week? I wrote. A lot. The lovely Ms Gingham is about to send out our monthly newsletter too, so make sure you have subscribed (she even made four leaf clovers, this is exciting in the polka dot world!)

On Polka Dot Groom

When Simon married Sarah, his cool groom style stood out

A great idea for would be grooms – How Do I Love Thee proposal tags – read the story here

Marc shares his favourite memories of his wedding day

On Polka Dot Wisdom

Sarah Stevens editor of Australian magazine, Bride To Be shares her story

The super talented Rita from Blooming Brides, shows us how to let flowers from the garden ‘do their thing’

Sarah from Simple Things Press shares her favourite photographers with us in our Vendor’s Favourite

Our new groom visits the Peter Rowland Wedding Showcase

On Polka Dot Made

A roundup of garlands to use as your backdrop from Etsy

A cute name for a cute script on Tuesday Type – Nelly script

Nat of Dear Little House shares her tutorial on sweet lolly bag bonbonniere complete with tags, buttons and twine

Make delicious Sangria for your next party using our recipe

On Polka Dot Weddings

James and Joanne share a mutual love of tennis and used this in their engagement shoot

Katie shows us her save the date cards that she designed herself – fun, quirky and oh, so artistic!

Jesse and Kirrily were married in an intimate and  relaxed ceremony in the Secret Garden at Lavender Bay

Ask Ms Polka Dot returns with cherry blossom wedding decor ideas

On Polka Dot Honeymoons

You can almost smell the frangipanis at Tashi and Kristian’s Bali destination wedding

Around the wedding world this week….

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Yay! The lovely Mandy and her Savvy Brides team will soon be stocking the gorgeous gowns of Elizabeth Dye! They’ll have four beautiful styles to choose from so visit the Savvy Brides site to make your appointment and try on the pretties!

The Sydney Wedding Registry has a long list of exciting developments!  Firstly, they’ve teamed up with Riedel to offer couples who create their registry with them during March a set of 4 Vinum Shiraz stemmed glasses with a complimentary bottle of Tar & Roses Heathcote Tempranillo once their registry reaches $4000 in purchases. If they make it to $6000, they’re offering a set of 8 glasses wine their bottle of wine! Check out the website for more.

They’ve also been thrilled to announce a number of winners- of spa treatments and four KitchenAid Mixers! If you’re a winner and a Polka Dot reader let me know (we love Polka Dot winners!)


A secret squirrel sent this to me during the week. I can’t tell you any more about it yet (you know how good I am at keeping secrets!) But if you’re in Adelaide, save the date!

Melbourne florist Kate Hill has opened their brand new retail store on High Street, Prahran. The store is located at 537 High Street, Prahran and means everyone can experience the beautiful blooms and arrangements Kate produces. There’s a private meeting room for wedding consultations, rows and rows of gorgeous blooms and even space for a nursery in the future! Check out their website for more.

Rounding off this week with a video from a Polka Dot Bride reader! You may have seen it before- it made it to the Today Show after all! But I was thrilled to hear from one of the bridesmaids (who was recommended to our site after the bride used us for her own wedding!) at the special day who spent three weeks learning this number!

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