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So what does a groom wear to his surprise wedding?  Whitney and Rick’s Australian Kentucky Wedding. Rick started the day off with grey pants and a blue shirt with a tie. When the wedding was on the couple  dashed off to change – Whitney into her wedding dress, Rick added his suit jacket suddenly turning

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Its November and time for another Desperately Seeking! Where the Polka Dot community helps out with strange queries, hard to find requests and venue searching! Strap on your Googling skills and let’s help them out!Bride #1 is trying to find a catholic priest in Sydney that will perform a marriage ceremony at their (non church)

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 Princess Catherine Style Brisbane Wedding With A Twist Photo by Todd Hunter McGawHappy Friday! This week has been crazy but I am quite delighted with myself for knocking over a mass of Christmas shopping with Mother Polka Dot. For someone who had a bit of a “oh my gosh how did it get to be

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Well lit wedding table setting

Most couples dismiss lighting when it comes to styling their wedding reception, thinking that the standard venue lights will ‘do’.The lights you’ll normally find in a wedding venue will either ‘dull down’ the room, or make it much too bright. This has a massive impact on the ambience and can put your guests in entirely

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Today’s gorgeous styled shoot showcases the intimacy and sweetness of a small, informal wedding. Based on a concept by Adelaide stylists byGabrielle Design and Styling the shoot was all about conjuring up inspiration for couples who want something simple, something paired back while still being celebratory and incredibly beautiful.Gabrielle explains, “The idea for this shoot

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Mitch and BessOur story began about 1o years ago when we first met through work. At that time, I was in another relationship, so Mitch ended up being my best friend. This I believe is the key to our strong relationship. After years of waiting, Mitch finally proposed on a deserted beach on Rottnest Island (Perth) in

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Image by Todd Hunter McGaw via Princess Catherine Style Brisbane Wedding With A Twist It can be tempting to leave thoughts of flower girl and page boy attire to the side, while planning all the other aspects of a wedding, but dressing your flower girls and page boys to co-ordinate with the rest of the bridal party

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After Katie and Julian’s Chic Geelong Winery Wedding, Julian remembers, ” The most memorable moment was when we were announced as man and wife and took our first walk (down the aisle) together! We just wish we could do it all over again!!!”

Barbara and WyattToday’s wedding comes to us from an Australian photographer who flew to California to shoot Barbara and Wyatt’s wedding day. Barbara and Wyatt married in Sonoma and made everything they could to create the day they wanted.Barbara recalls how they met. “We met through a mutual friend, it was love at fist sight

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This tutorial shows you how to make a fabric covered dress hanger for your bridal gown or as a pretty gift for your bridesmaids.A few words about dress hangers first: Gowns can be very heavy, so unless your beauty comes on a special reinforced gown hanger, I suggest to use a solid high quality wooden

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Nicky & JohnToday’s wedding has a different kind of twist – not only is this the version captured by the second shooter of the day, but it was also a nighttime celebration. The result? Beautiful, moody imagery that has a sense of raw beauty to it. Such a beautiful way to end off the day!Bride

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Now I’m no professional cake decorator but for an informal, rustic look I just love this ombre textured icing technique. You can tint your icing to any colour to match your theme, but for this occasion I used blue as it was for my daughter’s 8th birthday and blue is her favourite hue!You will need:

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Ben and KirstieBen and I met while working together at a hospital. We became good friends and shortly after that our friendship blossomed into love. I had my wedding dress at least 6 months before the William and Kate’s Royal wedding which ended up having many similarities to my own dress which was a design by

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I think there’s something awesome about being in a beach side destination, living in a swimsuit and throwing on a beautiful, light kaftan when you need to “Dress up? The “hidden paradise” collection from recent bride to be Samantha Farrugia fits this relaxed fantasy blissfully.Produced in 100% silk, the Hidden Paradise collection features kaftans in

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Caitlin and JackI love the modern, fresh feel of Caitlin and Jack’s wedding celebration. There’s a beautiful feeling to it and it’s just right for a beautiful sunny Wednesday!Caitlin and Jack are high school sweethearts who chose a warm September day to marry on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.Shellbells Photography captured today’s photographs in a fresh and stunning

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