Rosewater Surprise Heart Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting

A very busy week here at Polka Dot Central, with plenty of planning for the year ahead, and new ideas and projects we just can’t wait to share with you! How is your 2014 looking? For anyone else who can’t believe it’s already February, I hear you! It’s like January just skipped on by, and now we’re here in the thick of it! Wedding season is well and truly with us, and there is a heap of giveaways, offers and events heading your way via our jam-packed Friday Roundup today.

So grab a coffee, tea or an iced drink if you’re anywhere near the heat, and enjoy the offerings this week!

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 Bride Advice Ellie  2. Ask Ms Polka – Sydney Marquee Venues

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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.

1. What Would They Know – David Henry Photography 2. Expert Picks – Vendor’s Favourites – miki.o  3. Event Review – Lovelocked – A Fresh New Bridal Fair 4. Expert Advice – Choosing Wedding Venues 5. Expert Advice – When Should You Book a Celebrant?

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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.

1.Etsy Roundup – Yellow Engagement Rings 2.Tuesday Type – Gist 3. DIY Tutorial – Rosewater Surprise Heart Cupcakes 4. DIY Tutorial – Geometric String Table Numbers  5. Cocktail Friday – Dilmah Mandarinitea

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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. Real Destination Wedding – Karla and Corey’s Vanuatu Destination 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.

1.  Real Groom Memories – Stephen 2. Real Groom Style – Daniel
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The always inspiring One Fine Day Wedding Fair hits Sydney again this Friday night and Saturday at its new home –  Australian Technology Park. If you’re looking to combine a fun day out with your fiancé /family and friends, discovering amazing inspiration from creative vendors at the same time – then this is the event for you!  Check out their website for ticketing and event info!

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The gorgeous Sseko Designs has recently launched their Her Love Story Sweepstakes and Bridal Footwear Giveaway, so here’s your chance to share your love story and win!  One lucky bride will receive an heirloom silk wedding dress by Celia Grace, along with Sseko Wedding Sandals for your entire bridal party to the value of $4,500!

Simply submit your love story via their website to be in the running!

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What’s not to love about a High Tea, particularly when you can pick the brains of Brisbane’s leading wedding professionals at the same time!? The Wedding SocieTea offers just that on February 4, 2014, a chance for Brides to Be to enjoy a delicious high tea at Spring in Brisbane’s CBD, with presentations and advice from some of the areas best vendors.

To book your tickets or for more info, head to their website.

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On the hunt for the perfect band for your wedding? The always rocking Lark Music will be showcasing their high energy, dance floor filling abilities at The Bridge Hotel, Bridge Rd, Richmond, on Valentine’s Day Eve from 8pm. Showcases are a fantastic way of getting friends and family together to sample some music for your big day. Entry is totally free and Mark and Luke from Lark will ready to answer any questions you may have.

To find out more information, visit their website or Facebook page!

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When your photographer ends up feeling more like a guest than a vendor at your wedding, then you know you’re onto a good thing! A gorgeous video today courtesy of the team from Lensmunky Productions from the big day of Dave & Jen, a gorgeous WA couple who were married under an amazing chandelier hanging in the tree tops. So many lovely details from this day – enjoy!


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