Photo by Adriana Watson of Calli B Photography from Cassie and Michael’s Misty Vineyard Wedding

With the temperature plummeting in the southern states of Oz, and the Autumn colours delighting us with their show of vibrant reds, yellows and oranges, I couldn’t go past the gorgeous image above to capture the feel of this season. Soft, romantic and the perfect time of year to snuggle up in front of a fire after a long walk taking in the changes scenery.

As this full week ends and we head into a little break, why not cuddle up with our Friday Roundup – guaranteed to warm you up wherever you are! 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 Wedding ~ Autumn Wedding In Daylesford 2.Real Bride Reflects ~ Inspired Words – Emma 3.Real Wedding ~ Cassie and Michael’s Misty Vineyard Wedding

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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? Gina Tubb of Miss Ladybird Cakes 2.Event Review ~ The Bride’s Market Launches In Brisbane 3. Expert Advice ~ How To Avoid Potential Wedding Crisis 4. Expert Advice ~ Choosing a Menu for Your Wedding – The Way of The Future 5. Event Review – Love On The Lawn Wedding Festival

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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 – Hand Drawn Calligraphy 2. Tuesday Type – MB Picture House 3.DIY Tutorial – Clay Ring Dish 4.Cocktail Friday ~ Niji Restaurant & Bar’s Wet Sting

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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 Spotlight – Weddings in Wanaka 2. Real Honeymoon – Winter Honeymoon in New York

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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. Groom Fashion – Calibre Menswear Winter 2014 Collection 2. Men’s Style –  Say ‘I Do’ To A Bespoke Suit 3. Real Groom Memories – Steve 4. Real Groom Style – Marco

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In addition to a wood fire and a woolly jumper, special rates from the fab team at C2 Video should also warm the cockles of Polka Dot Bride readers! With these rates being extended to span May-September (usually only the Winter months), you can enjoy the following:

  • Short Story normally $3600.00, price per hour there after $275.00
  • The Winter Short Story – $3,000.00  per hour there after $200.00
  • Featurette normally $4600.00  price per hour there after $275.00
  • The Winter Featurette $4,000.00 per hour there after $200.00
  • Kitchen Sink $5,600.00 price per hour there after $275.00
  • The Winter Kitchen Sink $5,000.00 price per hour there after $200.00

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Awesome competition alert! The always stunning Agent Provocateur has launched a Pinterest contest where they have asked people (whether engaged, married, or just loves a wedding!) to create a dream wedding board called ‘Wedding Belles’. Anything goes however you must include four images from the Agent Provocateur Pinterest board of bridal lingerie collections over the years.

The competition will be run until 8th May 2014, with one lucky entrant winning a £200 gift voucher plus bridal lingerie fitting. Yes, Australians can enter – just the fitting may be difficult to get to unless you’re planning a trip to the UK (the voucher is renewable online!)

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Jenny Yoo lands at Savvy Brides!

Savvy Brides, Double Bay is proud to announce their exclusive collaboration with long established American designer, Jenny Yoo. With nine Jenny Yoo bridal gowns in store all priced from $1500 to $3000, it should definitely be in the top of your list as the one stop destination not only for pre-loved bridal gowns but affordable international bridal designers.

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Finally our film of the week comes from the talented team at Oneill and Page, with a gorgeous stop motion video of Kylie and Jason’s wedding. Love it!


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