Edward and Emma’s Vintage Chic Inspired Hinterland Queensland Wedding Image by  Todd Hunter McGaw

I’ve been seeing so many beautiful florals around the place lately, often in the most unexpected of locations. Gorgeous arrangements in powder rooms, department stores and of course, my favourite, running wild in gardens both private and for all to enjoy. I often have no idea what their names are or whether they’re annuals (or something like that), but I know that they catch my eye and always leave me that little bit happier. This must mean florists are just the happiest people on earth – surrounded by so much beauty!

Do you have a favourite floral? Or do you simply just love being a spectator to their variances, like me? Whatever your answer, there are plenty to enjoy in this week’s Friday Roundup, along with the rest of our fab specialty blogs. Take a moment to enjoy!

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 WeddingOur Destination Wedding in Thailand 2. Real Bride Advice – Inspired Words – Paige  3. Real Wedding – Edward and Emma’s Vintage Chic Inspired Hinterland Queensland Wedding 4. Share Your Plans – Polka Dot Sneak Peek – Your Hairpiece

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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 –  Didi & Juliet of Polkadot + Moonbeam 2. Expert Picks –Vendor’s Favourites – Miss Ladybird Cakes 3. Expert Advice – Wedding Videography – Do You Really Need It? 4. Expert Advice – Wedding Ceremony Music

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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 – Fairy Flowergirl 2.Tuesday Type – The Carpenter 3. DIY Tutorial – Geometric DIY Place Card Holders 4. Cocktail Friday – Eau De Vie Nature’s Cuppa Fairtrade Fix

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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.  Bridal Party Destination  Idea – Pre-Wedding Celebrations at Thunderbird Park

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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 – Inspired Words – Matt 2. Real Groom Style – Horea
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The perfect excuse to grab your girlfriends and indulge in a  fabulous Park Hyatt Melbourne outing, featuring a breathtaking fashion parade showcasing iconic Melbourne labels Mariana Hardwick, handcrafted and timeless jewels from Canturi plus striking menswear tailoring from Calibre.

Also hear inspiring words from Real Weddings Magazine Editor Kirsten Mackelden, get tips and advice from cake maker Katrina Val Gaalen from The Cake Company and the styling team at Function Accessories. Hairstylists from Biba hair and the expert artists at Napoleon Perdis will also be on hand to give you inspiration for your bridal look.

$125 per ticket includes a fashion inspired bridal high tea with flowing Chandon, luxurious pampering with Biba hair and Napoleon Perdis and a deluxe bridal gift bag.

For more information please call 03 9224 1242 or visit their website!

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Are you getting married between May and November 2014, and interested in taking part in a documentary, following the first year of marriage after you say “I Do”?  Matchbox Pictures are looking for couples as they embark on their first year of married life.

Whether it’s a first or second marriage, an arranged or gay marriage, if you’re open to sharing parts of your life and growing as a couple, they’d love to hear from you.

If you would like more information about this opportunity, send them an email!

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A carnival-themed wedding for you today, so much joy and fun! Thanks to the fab team at Lovely Day Pictures for sharing Tash and Adam’s day with us, it’s such a delight to round out the end of the week!


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