My favourite part of graphic design is coming up with a concept and running with it. For our wedding ceremony programs, for example, I went with a book style since we were getting married in a library. Remember the cameos from our thank...
If you love the look of hand-addressed envelopes but can’t squeeze the cost of professional calligraphy into your wedding budget, then this technique could be the answer for you. You will need: envelopes paint pen DIY calligraphy before 1. If you had your...
I’m here today with my last Polka Dot Bride DIY tutorial for the year. Find out how to make your own speech bubble chalkboards for your wedding or party photo booth here. Have a wonderful Christmas everyone!
This post series has been a loooong time coming. The Man and I were married in September 2010 but I couldn’t show you any photos until they were published in Real Weddings in October 2011. Late last year I already had...
The Man and I fell in love with the Mortlock Chamber of the State Library of South Australia as soon as we saw photos of it. We kept researching venues because we felt we should be looking at all our options,...
To tie in with the literary theme of our wedding, I made these cute ‘vases’ from old books. Here’s how: You will need: old, unwanted book piece of dense cardboard scalpel pencil double-sided tape Instructions: 1. Trim the piece of cardboard to the...
Our wedding invitations are in the mail, yay! Here are the step-by-step instructions to add your own little surprise to envelopes. You will need: envelopes old book pages piece of card pencil ruler cutting mat scalpel glue roller 1. Open your...
You saw that our wedding invitations featured hand-lettered calligraphy on the envelopes. We had some guests who we were inviting only to the ceremony, so in addition to designing another version of the invitation, their addressing also called for something a little...
Today I’m excited to share with you the first of many DIY projects from our wedding! I had bought jewellery and headbands for my bridesmaids and wanted a nice way to present their gifts the night before the wedding. I decided to make some jewellery boxes...
A new year, a new batch of wedding crafts over on Polka Dot Made! First cab off the rank is this free printable sign for your vintage-style photo booth. Grab it now!