Rustic Barn Wedding

Sian & Brendan’s Rustic Barn Wedding On The Gold Coast Photo by Bella Amante

As another short week rolls by (on ANZAC Day, Lest We Forget), I am writing this “on location” in sunny Perth. Yes, a movable office is the Polka Dot way! It has, as per usual, been a huge week, with a lot happening behind-the-scenes and in preparation for the months ahead. Expect some exciting things on the horizon – you’ll have to take my word for it of course, but I promise, it’ll be worth the wait!

There have been some gorgeous offerings on our specialty blogs this week, so sit back and take it all in with the lovely 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.

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1.Real Wedding  – Sian & Brendan’s Rustic Barn Wedding on The Gold Coast 2.Inspired Words – Rachael  3. A Glass Of Bubbles With – Christina from Hair Romance 4. Real Bride Journey – Exciting News! 5. Polka Dot Sneak Peek – Your Wedding Invitations

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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. What Would They Know  – Billie & Vicki of All Things Girlie 2.Expert Advice – Wedding Cake Price Guide 3.Event Review – Cathleen Jia Couture Bridal Launch 4. Expert Advice – What to Wear To A Wedding When You’re Not  A Guest – The Band

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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 – Coloured Beaded Sashes 2. Tuesday Type – French Kiss 3.Tutorial – Gluten Free Anzac Cookies 4. Cocktail Friday – Captain Melville’s Afghan Camel 

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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. Destination Guide – Add Some Spice to Your Honeymoon Retreat

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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. Wedding Transport – The Modern Car 2. Real Groom – Inspired Memories – Kez

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Johanna Johnson

Johanna Johnson is pleased to announce that they will be hosting their bi-annual Melbourne Trunk show on the 11th and 12th of May.  ‘Still is the Night, Not so my Heart’ is the latest luxury bridal collection inspired by the lavish costumes of the  Ziegfeld Follies’ Broadway shows in 1920’s  New York. This is an exclusive event held in the luxurious Olsen Hotel and will be by appointment only.  To secure your spot contact 02 9360 9411  or email [email protected].

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The Wanderers Competition

The Wanderers is a new photography project that brings together a team of excited and creative individuals into one wedding photography studio! To celebrate their launch, they are offering you a chance to win a beautiful vintage style bike (your choice of colour), simply by ‘liking’ their facebook page and entering your email address. Head on over to the website for your chance to win!

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Little Flamingo

Another fab prize up for grabs! The team at Little Flamingo are currently running a ‘Win Your Wedding Stationery’ promotion on their Facebook page, where likers have the opportunity to win your entire wedding stationery! This includes  invitations, place cards – the LOT! To find out more, head to their Facebook page!

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Baccini & Hill are opening a clearance store this Saturday 27 April! For your chance to snag yourself a fabulous deal on their gorgeous downs, head to the Lower level of their Collins Street Boutique.

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Wedding Unveiled Brunch

Sydney’s leading wedding experts invite all brides and grooms-to-be to an exclusive event, Weddings Unveiled, on 25 May 2013! A champagne brunch with experts who will share their knowledge across all areas of planning and styling your wedding! To book your tickets, email [email protected]!

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Have a mouth-watering peek at Regnier Cakes‘ new buffet range! From rustic barn wedding to gorgeous garden picnic, these will work a treat! Just gorgeous!

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Wedding Gifts Direct, in addition to the fab offer above, have a very special bonus for Polka Dot Bride readers! Simply call and quote Polka Dot to receive an additional 20% off Vera Wang for Wedgwood!

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Today’s video comes courtesy of the team from Lovely Day Pictures, and features the Spanish-themed wedding of Andrew & Phoebe in Kyneton, Victoria. Tapas, sangria, terracotta pots and live Spanish music  -this has it all! Ole!

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