South African Wedding First Dance

Natalie & Neil’s Stylish South African Wedding Photo by Modern Hearts

We’ve had one of those weeks where no one seems to know where the first few days went! With travel and events stealing away some of the patterned team, it seems we blinked – and now it’s Friday! Not only did we kick off two fabulous new series that bring you wonderful tips, advice and eye-candy (check out the new Polka Dot Travel Lounge and A Glass of Bubbles with Chantelle from FatMumSlim), we also managed to nab ourselves a couple of fabulous interns, welcoming new faces Heather and Nicole! Welcome ladies!

If you blinked and perhaps missed anything on the blogs this week, here’s a roundup we prepared just for you!

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.

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1.Real Wedding – Steve & Sara’s Simple, Quirky and Unforgettable Wedding 2.Real Bride – Inspired Words – Brianna 3. Blogger Bride Advice – A Glass of Bubbles With…Chantelle of FatMumSlim  4.Real Bride Advice – Chris &Carly – An Introduction 5. Real Search – Desperately Seeking March 

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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.

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1.Expert Interview – What Would They Know? – Emily Bidwell from Etsy 2. Expert Picks – Vendor’s Favourites – Blue Print Photography 3.Expert Advice – What It Takes to Organise Your Wedding Ceremony  4. Expert Picks – Favourite 5 Ideas from Real Weddings   5. Cocktail Friday – Emporium Hotel Cocktail Bar’s Summer Sangria

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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.

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1.Etsy Roundup – Statement Necklaces 2. Tuesday Type – Always  3. DIY Tutorial – Simple DIY Cake Topper Flags 4. DIY Tutorial – Egg Cup Place Cards

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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.

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1.Expert Interview – The Polka Dot Travel Lounge with Tamara from Mr & Mrs Smith 2. Destination Wedding – Natalie & Neil’s Stylish South African 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.

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1.Real Groom Story – The Expansive World of Online Neckery 2. Real Groom Reflects – Inspired Memories – Adrian

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Wedding Expo Perth

Look out Perth brides! Wedding Upmarket is heading your way! This one-day, one-stop-shop event will showcase the best of what Perth has to offer, including invitations, flowers, photography,  jewellery, stylists and much more.  Head to the UWA Winthrop Hall Undercroft on Saturday, 6th April 2013 from 10am to 3pm – and entry is free!

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Wedding Invitiations

A new collection has been unveiled by the lovely team at The Papermint. Unique and bold with a little bit of quirkiness, their designs are fun and colourful and can be tailored to suit your individual style.  They are also now offering DIY printable files of all collection designs – for brides on a budget or short on time. Head to their website to find out more!

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Savvy Brides are holding a free event on the evening of Friday 22nd March for brides to enjoy champagne, sweet treats, goodie bags and the opportunity to meet with designer Jessica Fontaine to discuss her gowns. Brides can view the whole collection and try on a dress or two.To book an private appointment for the following Saturday, you can also book directly through their website.

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Australian Wedding Photographer

The folk at Sugarlove Weddings are super-excited to launch their Ultimate Wedding Package! Unlimited coverage on your wedding day, an international award winning photographer  and delivery of all your gorgeous images within 48hrs – what a package! Limited dates in 2013/2014 are available, so head to their website to book your day!

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Australian Wedding Expo

Brisbane’s newest cocktail lounge and function venue LOFT at West End is gathering the best of the best wedding peeps and this Saturday they will all be in the one place. With free entry, Loft’s first Wedding & Events Expo on 23 March 2013 will showcase not only the fabulous new venue , but also exclusive exhibitors that reflect the theme and style of the venue itself. Unique, eclectic, vintage, stylish! Follow it on Facebook!

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As we say goodbye to Summer, and welcome in the cool weather – here is a gorgeous short love story for the winter lovers out there! Shot, produced and directed by Wriggles & Robins

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