destination italian wedding035 Sophie and Trevors Destination Italian Wedding

Sophie and Trevor’s Destination Italian Wedding Photo by Photography By Jules

Happy Friday Dotties! Did your week just fly by? I’ve had a few moments this week that have made me stop and rethink my position about beliefs I’ve long held. It’s funny how things like that really rock your thinking and I love it because I love reevaluating it and understanding why I think the way I do. Welcome to a peek at my stream of consciousness!

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 – Elegant Navy Black Tie 2.Real Engagement ~ Margaret River Bush Engagment Shoot 3.Real Bride Reflects ~ Inspired Words – Liz 4.Bride To Be Writes ~ Choosing My Wedding Venue 5.Real Wedding ~ Sally and Andrew’s Vintage Style Noosa Wedding On The Beach 6. Bride’s Forum ~ Polka Dot Hot Spot – The Guest List

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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? Garry Holloway 2.Wedding Planning Advice~ Wedding Planning Tips: Wedding Invitations – Stress Free and On Time 3.Bridal Fashion Advice ~ Spring 2013 Bridal Trends 4.Ceremony Advice ~ Go WOW! With Your Vows! 5.Wedding Planning Advice ~ How Not To Choose Your Wedding Photographer

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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 – Pamper Pieces 2.Tuesday Type – Happy Cloud 3.DIY Neon Little (Or Big) Girl’s Earrings Tutorial 4.Alicia from Akimbo – DIY Watercolour Table Numbers With Free Template

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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 – Eiffel Tower 2.Sophie and Trevor’s Destination Italian 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.Inspired Memories – Fintan 2.Groom Style – Jay

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The Print Fairy has just re-launched their website to become a super-duper shopping cart experience. The head Fairy herself, Sarah has designed the site to include better search (search by design, style, colour and theme from over 35 designs) There’s even a wedding logo range and nine new designs!” To celebrate the launch of their new site The Print Fairy is offering a 15% discount on orders over $250 to Polka Dot Bride readers if you use the code POLKA15 upon checkout for one week only!

Wedding prize Friday Roundup

We have 2 tickets to the Sydney wedding planning event  ‘Secrets of the Little Blue Book‘ event on Tuesday 27th November, 2012 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm to give away.

The event is designed for Brides & Grooms to learn from the professionals. From wedding planners, to stylists, venue managers, caterers, DJs and bands – all experts in their trade and all under the one roof. There to give unbiased, honest advice. No hard sell, no obligation to use any of the vendors – just passionate experts who love what they do.

There’s live music, cocktail style dinner and bubbles to help you along too!

To enter, leave a comment on this post with your favourite, out of this world Sydney wedding vendor and why you love them!

Competition closes November 23rd 2012. Prize is valued at $160. Prize is non transferable and not exchangeable for cash.Entrants must be aged 18 or older. No extra costs (including travel) are included in the prize.

 Jackie from Life is Peachy has  just launched their brand new website. Jackie tells us, “Customers can browse all of our wedding and engagement stationery online at their own leisure.
We have over 50 styles available, and can customise to over 100 different colours choices so the options are endless! All of our wedding designs have matching stationery available including RSVP cards, wishing well cards, placecards, seating charts and much more. Our stationery is unique, affordable and high quality and our team is friendly and very helpful!” To find out more check out the website.

Our film of the week is from Belita Films! From the Western Victorian town of Dunkeld, a beautiful story of romance and love is told. I love the gentle elegance of today’s film.

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