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Photo from A Fun Favourite Things Sydney Wedding by by Infinity Photography

I think I’m actually trying to get into Spring (not that the weather is helping) with my sudden trend of picking bouquet shots for Friday Roundups. It’s been a busy week at Polka Dot Bride and we’re starting to plan out our 2013 content which to be honest scares me so I’d rather not think about it. I mean, I haven’t started Christmas shopping yet! (Have you? got any tips for me?)

This Week On Polka Dot Weddings

Polka Dot Weddings is the blog where real brides write about their weddings and share their experiences. Inspiration abounds so click on each image to read more.



1.Shoe Crush Sunday – Watermelon Pink 2.Real Engagement ~ Of Piers & Panda Hoods – An Engagement Shoot 3.Real Bride Writes ~ The Online Bride 4.Real Wedding ~ Fun Favourite Things Sydney Wedding 5. Ask Ms Polka Dot – Summer Wedding Colours

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This Week On Polka Dot Wisdom

Polka Dot Wisdom is a treasure trove of advice, news and wedding planning tips! Written by wedding professionals you could almost plan your whole wedding by following this, the wisest of all blogs! Click on the images to read more.


1.What Would They Know – Robert Evans 2.Pre Wedding Celebrations at Eforea Spa – Hilton On The Park Melbourne 3.Vendor’s Favourites – Dizzy Wizzy Design 4.Floral Colour Inspiration ~ Blue

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This Week On Polka Dot Made

Polka Dot Made is your source for all things handmade including weekly DIY projects to make for your wedding or engagement.



1.Etsy Roundup – Enamelled Butterflies 2.Tuesday Type – Hipster Script Pro 3.Dip-Dye Tissue Paper Pom Pom – Tutorial 4.Free Download ~ Pretty Spring Floral Thankyou Card 5.Cocktail Friday – Haru’s Cherry Blossom Cocktail 

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This week on Polka Dot Honeymoons

The wedding is over, the dust has settled and now it’s time to get away from it all! Find resort reviews, inspiration and real honeymoons every week on Polka Dot Honeymoons.


1.Picture Perfect – Vanuatu 2. Real Destination Wedding ~ Joline and Adrian’s Langkawi Destination Wedding

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This week on Polka Dot Groom

Polka Dot Groom is dedicated to all things groom. Inspiration, advice and style for the Australian groom.


1.Getting The Groom Style – Relaxed Bohemian 2.Inspired Memories – Erwin 3. Groom Style – Matt

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Gilt are kicking off their Fall bridal sales on Friday October 19th at 12pm (Eastern US time). There will be special on sale from BHLDN, Two Birds Bridesmaids, tuxedos, design wedding gowns, accessories, shoes! it’s all there!

“The Wedding Shop on” will go live on Friday, October 19 at 12pm ET.

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A Charmed Affair is being held again on November 15th! Described at Speed dating for brides, the organisers have promised this event will be even bigger & better than their September premiere! The event will be held at Hugos Lounge from 6.30pm

Place are strictly limited so RSVP is essential to [email protected]

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Olga Berg are offering a free shipping Facebook promotion until the end of October! Check out their Facebook page for the special offer code!

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The lovely Tipi hirests Tipikata are holding a tipi showcase on Saturday 3rd of November at The Old Cheese Factory in Berwick! Couples can go and see the tipis set up with all the delicious add ons as well as having a personal consultation with the Tipikata team! Call 1300 850 340 or email [email protected] to make an appointment time!

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Do you love bold and colourful cakes? Then Paulina from Mandarina Cakes has just the offer for you! She is offering a 10% discount on any cake order made until the 10/11/12 . Just like Mandarina Cakes on Facebook and tell them you’ve seen the offer in Polka Dot Bride. Voila!

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Something light hearted for our film of the week. I know! We’ve seen lip dub proposals before but as someone that sings along to everything in her head and well for someone for whom a proposal just never gets old this one got me teary this week!

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  • Ange says:
    October 19, 2012 at 9:37 am

    re: Gilt sales; they also have an offer in the ‘city’ section, with 50% off wedding stationery from online retailer ‘minted’.

  • Miss T says:
    October 19, 2012 at 11:33 am

    Dear Miss PD,
    With a baby imminent and 13 adults and four children to buy for, here is how I did all of my Christmas shopping in under an hour: . It was all delivered in under a week, and I’m much happier with what I chose for everyone than if I’d gone in person (and I should add I that I do actually choose with each person in mind; there’s no generic ‘that’ll do’ here).



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