Friday Roundup

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Photo by  Perspectives Photography via Emma & Daniel’s Simple & Rustic Lake Tinaroo Wedding In Far North Queensland

Happy Friday Dotties! We are gearing up for an exciting week next week as we all get together to celebrate a very big year. We plan to toast, eat lots and actually be physically together, it’s going to be magic!

Have you been loving talking food all much as we have? The Feast Issue has been so much fun so far, We even made a bouquet out of vegetables! 

Our guide to eating and drinking through Mexico

How to nail a not quite neutral wedding colour palette

Loving Sean’s groom style complete with velvet bow tie

The most beautiful nuptials in Far North Queensland

Loving Logan’s favourite wedding day memory

Behind the scenes of the menu of one of this week’s favourite weddings with the crew at Ed Dixon.

How to select the best cheeses for your cheese table with our friends at Ed Dixon Food Design.

Neoskin share their top tips for pre-wedding skincare for the groom

Where are the world’s hottest hotel buffets?

Make a jug of mojitos this weekend and then batch them for your wedding!

Exploring beautiful Mornington Peninsula Venue Lindenderry Estate

Want to get your Christmas list ticked off? Our friends at APS Jewellery are part of a fantastic shopping strip in Melbourne with two fantastic deals! On Sunday 1st of December, the APS Jewellery store will be offering four exclusive design consultations for Polka Dot Bride readers as part of the “Santa Sunday” celebration. To book in, email [email protected] and mention the Polka Dot Bride referral.

You can also hit up Auburn Village on 5th of December for late-night shopping! There’ll be bubbly, special offers, gift wrapping and live music! Find more info on this one here.

The Grace Loves Lace online sample sale has been extended! Shop online to pick up bargains including your favourite gowns at over 30% off! Click click!

Guess what’s back? The stunning glass atrium of “The Botanica” is here again for another beautiful season of weddings thanks to Melbourne caterers Blakes Feast, The stunning glass structure will be available wedding from December 4th to December 20th 2020. Book it here.

Melbourne couples! The Road To Mrs is on this weekend in St Kilda! Buy your ticket here and you’ll enjoy a full day of free-flowing cocktails and bubbles, lunch, while you chat to wedding industry pros and your chance to win in the $20,000 worth of prizes being given away!

Know a couple who have been through a lot, who deserves to tie the knot but have not been able to make it down the aisle? International wedding planners LLG Events are gifting their services to help make one lucky couple’s dreams come true. Nominations are open to all couples regardless of location, race, background, ethnicity, gender, etc and you can nominate a deserving couple to win their wedding planning done for them for free here.

Central Pier in Melbourne, unfortunately, had an emergency shut down earlier this year, leaving many wedding couples without the venue they’d had their heart set on. Now, a campaign is in progress to Save Central pier and the 8  business (not to mention. 1300 jobs) Click here to sign the petition!

Ready to win an entire wedding Mebornites? A group of fun wedding pros has banded together to give a no expenses spared wedding to one lucky couple and their 26 guests on January 9th 2020 at The Line in Melbourne. Think gown, photographer venue, catering, rings florals and so much more!   Hurry to enter here. Entries close November 30th 2019!

The Polka People love to share recommendations with each other and my pick for the week? Top End Wedding. This beautiful Australian movie follows and Adelaide bride and groom as they try to plan their wedding in Darin. It shows Australia off beautifully and the ending has to be one of my favourites. gran this one on Itunes.


Our tune to end out the week comes from the Club Band crew. A little Ed Sheeran for your working week, or perhaps your wedding dance floor? We’re especially loving the unexpected Aussie mashup!


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