Inspired Memories – Rob Photo by Simon Peter Taylor
A bumper week where we have seen one of my favourite novels (The Great Gatsby) inspiring fashion , new ideas at events for us to love, and lots of gorgeous weddings that are providing new and interesting inspiration for locations and styling – like the above image! I must profess a love for the contrast of the industrial with the romance and elegance of weddings, there’s a certain modern art feel about it. I’m drawn to the clean lines and bare bones against soft fabrics and splashes of colour. Anyone else in love with this style?
A trip across the site this week in our roundup, check out what you may have missed, and re-discover your favourites from our specialty blogs!
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. Real Engagement – Rafeena & Josh’s Engagement Picnic 2. Real Advice – Inspired Words – Vicki 3.Real Advice – Why Engagement Photos Are Worth It 4. REal Journey – Hamish & Cassandra – Our Vendors 5. Ask Ms Polka – Gold Cutlery
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? – Tom Barton From Mr Boutique 2. Vendor’s Favourites – Luke Going Photography 3. Expert Advice – Top Wedding Styling Trends for 2013/2014. 4. Event Review – SLQ Showcasing The Best Of Brisbane 5. Expert Advice – Tips On Choosing Your Wedding Dress
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 – Natural Skin Pampering Products 2. Tuesday Type – Piel Script 3. Tutorial – DIY Tissue Paper Pom Pom 4.Tutorial- DIY Glitter Bridesmaid Card 5. Cocktail Friday – Captain Melville’s Mulga Bill Fixie
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. Real Destination Wedding – Lara & Michael’s Romantic Berlin Wedding
This week on Polka Dot Groom
Polka Dot Groom is dedicated to all things groom. Inspiration, advice and style for the Australian groom.
The prize includes:
- a phone call to discuss your wedding
- 3 custom design concepts to choose from, and
- the creation and delivery of your unique, hand-crafted wedding stationery!
So head over and submit your entry to be in it to win it! Winners announced next week!
Heads up Victorian couples! You could be the lucky ones to win your dream wedding, simply by sharing the details of your first date! Melbourne photography studio, Dreamlife Photos & Video will run their Win Your Dream wedding promotion throughout the month of May, which will see a wedding package worth $10,000 on offer. Yowzers!
The package includes a reception for 50 at the Brighton Savoy Hotel, including accommodation for the bride and groom, $600 towards a Hilde Heim Couture gown and a 10-hour Dreamlife photography package and wedding album.
To enter Dreamlife’s Win A Wedding promotion and check out the details, visit their Facebook page and share the story of your first date!
What an opportunity to nab yourself a designer gown! Carla Zampatti & Bianca Spender Bridal are hosting a Formal Pop up Sale next week from the 15th to the 18th of May, with up to 75% off all retail prices! Beautiful bridal gowns, gorgeous dresses for weddings, stunning evening wear pieces and formal wear from the Spring/Summer 2012 and previous collections! Details above!
Sydney boutique marquee & furniture hire company Splendid Days is looking for a new home for their much loved business.
This Splendid Days business sale consists of branding and marketing, along with a selection of their much desired and unique boutique hire items. Marquee Packages are also available.
The girls have worked tirelessly over the years to create a service offering that is unique and adaptable to any market. It is a special business with special pieces and is looking for a new owner (or owners) to love it as much as they do!
So if it is the perfect time to consider expanding your range or business, contact Splendid Days on [email protected]
Ladies! The Baccini & Hill Bridal Clearance Store is now open! With gowns heavily discounted at up to 80% off, and starting from just $199, what a great opportunity to find your dream dress at a margin of the price!
Simply head to the Baccini & Hill Bridal Boutique Lower Level, 271 Collins Street, Melbourne. For more info, head to their website.
A beautiful video today, in lieu of Mother’s Day this weekend. Not a wedding, but something that should provide joy and happiness at the end of the week!