Hello hello. Friday and Fri-YAY! It has been a big few months at Polkas Dot and I feel like I am just coming up for air and dealing with the fact it is April. We’ve been hard at work on a few projects launching soon and I am so looking forward to being on the other side. The web world, blog world has changed so much in the fifteen years since we began, and I am looking forward to exploring this in our fifteenth year.

Let’s get into wrapping up the month that was (with a few extra fun pieces of news to include too!)

On Polka Dot You

Tash & Shane’s glorious Dunedin wedding

Carla & David celebrate their wedding in classic, coastal black-tie style

Just some of the Sunshine Coast stories we’ve shared

On Polka Dot Wisdom

Sam Wyper Photography share all the expert tips on getting the very best wedding ceremony photographs.

Nine questions to ask your celebrant for your LGBTQ+ wedding with Bronte Price

How to have A Sri Lankan Poruwa ceremony & other cultural traditions with Kiss Me You Fool

Unique and lovely ideas to personalise your wedding ceremony

How to create invitations that match your ceremony style

Secret spots on the Sunshine Coast for your photographs

On Polka Dot Made

Get our “Reserved” seating sign tutorial for your wedding ceremony

Whip up Anther’s Oh So Citrus cocktail

Kabloom! Want something fun to do for your pre-wedding celebrations?  Tesselaar & The Posh Palais are teaming up from April 2nd to April 25th to go “Kabloom!” Beautiful garden picnics will be set up amongst the flowers. Book a tasty package full of bubbles and delicious food, bring your favourite four-legged furry friends and spend the afternoon in the sunshine. Book your ticket here.

Looking for an engagement ring with a difference? Comune Gallery is kicking off its new engagement collection. Jewellery designer Charlie Poustie, with a background in sculpture and fine detail work, has created an incredible range, called “Made By Charlie” of bold and textural rings featuring stunning gemstones like opals and Australian sapphires. Check out the collection here.
The Wedding Upmarket is coming back to Perth on the 29th of April! Held at the University of Western Australia, the event, from 10 am to 3 pm will show off all the talent of some of Western Australia’s most incredible wedding vendors to help you bring your wedding vision to life. From celebrants to hair & makeup artists, tailors, venues and more entry is free! Book your tickets here.

Header photo by Frankly Faye via Tash & Shane’s Soft & Pretty Wedding Day In Dunedin