Australian Outdoor Garden Wedding

Cassie & Pete’s DIY Hunter Valley Wedding Photo by Michael Gray

Well it’s been a hot one here at Polka Dot Central, with Summer not taking the hint and giving us days of endless sunshine. The March weddings must be celebrating! And with so many requests for locations that are outdoors and under the stars pouring into the Polka Dot mailbox, I simply couldn’t go past the fabulous wedding above  – plus a stunning ombre cake!

We’ve brought you some fantastic ideas and inspiration on our specialty blogs this week, and heading into St Patrick’s day and an early Easter, they’ll just keep coming! If you missed any of these great posts this week – here’s a roundup!

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.

Australian Engagement Party Australian WEdding Bride Australian DIY Wedding Australian Engagement

1.Real Engagement – Desiree & Andrew – A Proposal & A Party 2. Real Bride Advice – Inspired Words – Danielle 3. Real Wedding – Cassie & Pete’s DIY Hunter Valley Wedding 4. Real Engagement – Julie & Jax’s Polkadot Fun Engagement Photos5. Your Say – Polka Dot Hot Spot – Getting Help

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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.

WEdding Expert ADvice WEdding Expert ADvice WEdding Expert ADvice WEdding Expert ADvice WEdding Expert ADvice

1. Expert Interview – What Would They Know – Rebecca Higgins 2.Expert Advice – Vendor’s Picks – Miki.O 3. Expert Advice – A Few Good Reasons to Have Your Day Filmed 4.Event Review – The Wedding Harvest 5. Expert Advice – Wedding Expo Tips for Vendors – Stand Out From The Crowd

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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.

Australian DIY Wedding Ideas Australian DIY Wedding Ideas Australian DIY Wedding Ideas made5

1. Etsy Roundup – White Floral Bridal Sashes 2. Tuesday Type – Olicana 3.Expert Tutorial – Irish Cream & Pistachio Fudge 4. Cocktail Friday – Irish Martini

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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.

Australian Honeymoon honeymoon hair australia

1.Honeymoon Destination  – Luxury Spa in the Heart of The Valley 2. Expert Tip – Honeymoon Hair Can Be Gorgeous Too

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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.

Australian Groom AUSTRALIAN Groom Style

1.Real Groom – Inspired Words – Rory 2. Groom Style – Matt

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Australian Beach Wedding

Dreaming of an Italian wedding? The lovely Carley from Saffron Photography is looking to spend April 2014 in Italy, and is on the lookout for those of you planning Italian nuptials for that period! For more information, head to her website.

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Snow Wedding

Care to add some international flavour to your wedding? If you weren’t able to take your wedding abroad then why not bring an internationally acclaimed photographer to you? For over a decade Claire Morgan has been capturing couples throughout Europe and beyond but now is your chance to secure her for your date in Australia this coming Summer.  Claire will be in Australia between November 2013 – January 2014.

She will also be hosting a series of meet and greet’s across Australia’s main cities. Should you be in the midst of planning a 2014 European wedding now is the opportunity to meet Claire personally to chat about your wedding and secure her services for the day.  Email her to book your spot.Swirl divider2 Friday Roundup

Australian Wedding

The lovely team at Milk & Honey Photography are offering a fab 2 free hours (valued at $700) of wedding photography when a Chocolate Package or above is booked. To take advantage of this offer, head on over to their website!

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More goodness to add to your online reading list! The latest issue of Lovely Wedding magazine is now online, with heaps of ideas and inspiration for all you Dotties out there! More gorgeous imagery than you can throw your bouquet at!

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Rebecca and Luke’s gorgeous wedding film from DnM Wedding Films seems like a beautiful way to end the week. The wedding took place at Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat and the bride wore a stunning Steven Khalil gown. Just breathtaking!

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Photographer: Magnus Agren Photography

Floral Designer: the sisters at Engadine Florist

Event Designer/Planner: Rebecca Breeds

Invitation Designer: John Barret at Neon Creative

Cake/Desserts: Alana Rogers

Wedding Gown Designer: Steven Khalil

Bridesmaid’s Dress Designer: Forever New

Any special jewellery: mums pearls

Pony supplier: Riverstone and Hallelujah Stud


Theming company: Romeo’s Chair

Rings: Nicholas Haywood