Photo from Beach Picnic Engagement Shoot by Sheer Image Photography

Happy Friday Dotties! What a funny week it has been with a public holiday in the middle of it for us Aussies! With wedding season well and truly winding down, I’d love to know if there are any Dotties tying the knot this weekend?

We have so much amazing content on our specialty blogs lately, here’s a run down in case you missed it!

On Polka Dot Groom

When David married Karina he showed off his style in a black suit with champagne coloured tie

Tom married Anna and tells us of his fond memories of the day

On Polka Dot Wisdom

Our Expert Interview is with Barton G Weiss a talented US event planner

Patricia from SHooTY shows us her favourite things – check out the amazing chalkboard aisle runner

Sam from Paper Tree Photography lets us take a peep at the inspirational photography workshop she attended recently

Natalie from Simply Bridal writes about the advantages of having a wedding day emergency kit

Want to check out statistics of weddings in Australia? – Here’s a handy infogrpah for you!

On Polka Dot Weddings

Our Brides are Desperately Seeking – can you help?

Tom and Kate share their beach picnic inspired engagement shoot

Tom and Olivia show us their pretty Western Australian wedding

Ms Polka’s Hotspot- Today, we want you opinions on the groom!

On Polka Dot Made

Czech glass bracelets to love on Etsy Roundup

Tuesday Type is Museo Sans – a simple classic font

Print out these sweet DIY wedding envelope seals from Stephanie at Stelloberry designs

Ms Lace makes a Strawberry Julep for Cocktail Friday – is it cocktail hour yet?

On Polka Dot Honeymoons

Sally and Michael share Part 2 of their honeymoon – in fabulous Florence

Ms Gingham shares her 6 things to love about Florence – mmmmm – the gelato, or Michelangelo’s ‘David’……

Around the wedding world this week…

If you’re a Brisbane married couple to be, have you entered the $20,000 wedding giveaway yet? Competition is fierce and I can’t wait to see who wins! Check out the blog post for details on how to enter!

Sydney florist Justine Rose is holding a special offer for brides booking May or August weddings!  Justine Rose would like to offer you 20% off your wedding flowers and decorative styling. That’s $600 off an average wedding floral/decoration expense so definitely a deal worth checking out! Visit the Justine Rose website for more!

Sydney makeup artist  Makeup By Megan has launched her brand new website! Packed full of beautiful images of Megan’s work, Megan even has a special offer dot Dotties! Simply mention the words “POLKA DOT BRIDE FRIDAY ROUNDUP” on your wedding enquiry until 31st May 2012 to receive complimentary faux lashes for the bride and  bridesmaids included in your wedding day makeup package valued at $25.00 per person.  Check out Megan’s new site  here. And visit Megan at One Fine Day (wedding fair) in Sydney on Sunday 27th May!

 Wedding Gifts Direct have launched a $25,000 honeymoons giveaway! One lucky couple is set to win a $25,000 African honeymoon staying at three of Africa’s most luxurious resorts. Check out their blog post to see how to enter.

Did you see Mrs Press at last week’s bridal expo? She has a special offer in store if you book your bridesmaid’s gowns before May 1st with her! Book your gowns before May 1st, 2012 and receive a  honeymoon gift pack including a cream silk slip, silk French knickers, silk sleep mask (RRP: $287) and a divine scented room spray for each of your maids. Check the website to contact Mrs Press.

Melbourne photographer Blue Print Photography has launched a brand new blog! Photography blogs are the best places to keep up to date with the latest weddings and get an inside peek into venues and vendors. Check it out here.

Finally our film of the week is of lovely couple Julie and Jax who married in Melbourne earlier this year! Shot by Lovebirds Pictures, it’s a beautiful capture of Julie and Jax’s circus style wedding day.

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