Happy May Dotties! May happens to be my very favourite month of the year. The trees are turning, the chill has set in and celebrations, at least in my life, are aplenty. So with The Home Issue behind us and a month of all things nature ahead what better time to round it up!

On Polka Dot Wisdom this last month in our Home issue:

Why you need to hire a band for your backyard wedding

5 questions you need to ask your florist for your at-home wedding

5 gorgeous at home love stories captured on film

Picking a suit for your at-home wedding

Top tips from the pros- everything you need to hire for your at-home wedding

How to plan for the unexpected when your wedding is at home

How to make your at-home wedding extra special with The Wedding & Event Creators

We welcome photographer Henry Paul with his top tips on planning for a carbon-neutral wedding

10 perfect nature-inspired songs for your wedding day

Here’s what we shared on Polka Dot You

All the beauty in this colourful country wedding on Phillip Island. Told by bride Lidia

7 weddings from the Polka past to make you feel right at home

Sentimental sweetness for Hollie’s story of her wedding with Jai

6 natural world weddings to fall for all over again

Cocktails & DIY aplenty on Polka Dot Made

Make these flavoured oil wedding favours

Our “There’s No Place Like Home” raspberry gimlet- complete with the recipe!

Need a dessert to serve on your wedding day? Try these chocolate loaded scones!

Eight delicious cocktails to whip up for your at-home wedding

Creating cocktails at home for your wedding day- all the tips & tricks!

Bring a touch of nature into your wedding day with these potted centrepieces- all the how-to’s!

And over on Polka Dot Honeymoons

The top three hikes for your Australian honeymoon

We coined the phrase “Moonstay” and dived into how to make the most of it with travel pro-Lisa Perkovic.

Five heavenly holiday homes for your Aussie honeymoon

Bloom Boy is teaming up with Miss Trixie Drinks Tea and Poppies for Grace for a fun Mothers Day collab! The pair have designed a stunning bouquet of blooms, with matching delectable cookies to gift mum.  Delivery has closed, but you get get down quickly, limited numbers) to Poppies For Grace Hawthorn store on Saturday 8th of May between 9 am – 3 pm and Sunday 9th of May between 9 am – 1 pm to pick up a bright and beautiful bouquet and a bunch of cookies designed by the duo.

KYHA Studios has just turned ten and they’re holding a grand sale to celebrate! You can get up to 20% off your very favourites to join in the fun. Shop the sale via the website.

Ever dreamt of saying “I Do” atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge? The NSW Office of Births, Deaths & Marriages has teamed up with a host of venues across Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong for their new micro-wedding packages. Couples can say their vows in the registry, micro-style at venues like the Chinese Garden of Friendship. The Old Clare Hotel and even Vaucluse House – and yes, even atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge! New venues will be released monthly from July 2021 to June 2022 ( Bondi Icebergs is forthcoming, for example!) Check out the full list of venues on the website.

Header image by Georgia Wiggs via Lidia & Isaac’s Colourful Coastal Wedding on Phillip Island