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Inspired Words – Erica Photos by Tyler Branch Photo

Happy Friday Dotties! It’s been a scorcher of a week here and I am happy to have brewed some big containers of iced tea to enjoy tonight! It’s going to be a weekend of catch ups (long overdue!) reorganising and getting a few special Polka Dot projects underway! What are your plans?

Catch up on the Polka Dot blogs over your morning coffee!

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 – Festive Barn Style 2.Real Bride-To-Be Writes ~ Engagement Adventures Of Hayley and Ricky – The Final Month 3.Real Bride Reflects ~ Inspired Words – Erica 4.Real Wedding ~ Erin And Shawn’s Romantic Broadbeach Wedding 5.Polka Dot Sneak Peek – Share your reception centrepiece inspiration!

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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? Sarah Cummings of Engage Celebrants 2.Jewellery Wisdom ~ How To Select A Beautiful Diamond – Part 2 Diamond Colour 3.Fashion Wisdom ~ The Long And The Short Of Tea Length Dresses

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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 – Hen’s Party Ideas 2.Tuesday Type – Wilmington BF 3.Rustic DIY Clay Ring Bowl Tutorial 4.Cocktail Friday ~ Vanilla & Lime Party Starter 

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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 – Kakadu 2.Destination Wedding: Brianna and Christian’s Italian Holiday 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.Get The Groom Style – Relaxed Surprise Wedding 2. Inspired Memories – Damien 3. Groom Style – Scott

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A massively big thank you to all of our lovely readers who took the time to fill out the 2012 Polka Dot Bride reader survey! Your feedback has been invaluable and we hope to share some of the statistics about who is reading Polka Dot Bride very soon!

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The winner of the insanely awesome candle package from Palm Beach Collection is Fiona G! Congratulations FIona, I hope you enjoy the beautiful candles shipped your way (and I was so good and didn’t even steal the insanely huge ones!)

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I still remember Winter 2010 when we relaunched Polka Dot Bride with all our specialty titles! Along with our launch was a project I’d wanted for ages and finally launched Ms Polka’s Job Board! It’s been a little quiet of late as manually updating it got away from me, but thanks to our fab development team you can now submit your positions vacant, we’ll approve them and they’ll go live on the site for free! If you’re interested in working in the wedding industry, or have a position vacant check it out! (As a launch special, it’s also completely free!) Check it out here or by visiting the Polka Dot Wisdom blog!


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Bespoke Letterpress are having a letterpress stationery sale! Shipping is free over $20 and there are plenty of sweet prints, note sets and accessories to choose from! Check it out here!


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The Summer issue of Lovely Wedding Magazine has just hit the (virtual!) stands! Congratulations on another beautiful issue Lovely team! Check it out now!


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Wedding Gifts Direct are about to launch their December promotion giving couples a free Honeymoon & Wishing Well Registry! Check out their website for more!


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Our film of the week is a stunning same day edit from Paper Cranes Productions. The story of Millie & Michael took place in Sydney at St Bede’s Church and Ivy Ballroom. Goosebumps at such a beautiful wedding day!

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