Friday Roundup

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Photo from Good Vibes at The Church of Bang Bang Booglaoo

I don’t know about you, but this week has been one big giant love heart at Polka Dot Bride! We have two new faces, Ms Chinoiserie and Ms Rose on deck, joining the rest of the patterned team and with plenty of coffee, Skype dates it’s been a big sense of getting things done!

So let’s catch up on the week that was – posts, specials news and wedding fun!

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 Nicola and Leigh’s New Orleans Inspired 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.

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1.What Would They Know? Belinda Kirkwood of Byron Beach Cafe 2. Event Review Good Vibes at The Church of Bang Bang Booglaoo

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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 Etsy Roundup – Seed Bead Necklaces 2. Tuesday Type –– Al Fresco

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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. Honeymoon Destination Luxurious Pretty Beach House

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wedding trends expo

The Wedding Trends Expo will be held at The Dome, 333 Collins Street on the 2nd and 3rd of May 2015. Showcasing everything on trend, the expo will showcase the latest and greatest in weddings from carefully selected vendors all under one beautiful roof. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased through the website.

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made with love mens suits

Bridal designers Made With Love have launched their menswear label! Made With Class is all about the guys with their Gold Coast Boutique now not only making beautiful gowns, but also tailoring suits! From Bespoke, made to measure and off the rack the suits, the brand aims to create stylish suits at an affordable price point.

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custom cutouts

One of our lovely readers, Cameo Creation is offering a discount to Polka Dot Bride readers on custom silhouette cut outs! The first five people to book their wedding silhouette using the code POLKABRIDE will receive a 20% discount. You’ll then get the physical and jpeg of your silhouette to be used across your wedding stationery and decor!

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Sydney beach side Jonahs are running a Winter special in conjunction with stylist Lisa Madigan! Hold your wedding in June, July or August 2015 at Jonahs to receive a complimentary overnight stay at Jonahs on your wedding night including breakfast, a Palm Beach Collection collaborative candle, chocolate coated strawberries to your room, rose petals scattered on your bed and a complimentary floral and styling consultation with Lisa Madigan.

Booked packages before August 31st will also receive a special gift. Head to the website to enquire!


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reading and loving


Expert Advice: 7 Tips for Including Your Pet in Your Wedding

The Generosity Experiment

10 Ways to Honor Loved Ones at Your Wedding

DIY Marbelised Ribbon

Destination Elopement Inspiration

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What a beautiful film I have for you of Ben & Rachel’s wedding by C2 Video today! Rachel’s dress caught my eye but then the film? The film itself and the story of their day was pretty darn special.




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