Cake decorating is truly an art, so where better to find inspiration than art itself? The textured icing mimics Van Gogh’s thick, expressive brushstrokes perfectl We might actually be able to replicate this tasty mid-century abstract piece ourselves at home. A fairly literal translation of a Picasso but...
It’s been a good while since I’ve done any baking, so I definitely had fun with this one! Go to Polka Dot Bride to check out the full tutorial for the cake toppers, as well as my fave recipe for hummingbird cake...
The Man and I are super excited to be getting married later this year in the most wonderful venue, a historic library. What better way to let our loved ones know the date than vintage-style library pockets? Orders and enquiries here.
Hello! Yesterday I shared with you the thank you notes that we sent out to our wedding guests. Today I’m giving away the little thank you tags so you can add to your own packages. It doesn’t have to be a...
The venue for The Man’s and my upcoming wedding, The State Library of South Australia, is one of a row of beautiful historical buildings on Adelaide’s main cultural boulevard (and my favourite part of the city). Nearby are some gorgeous...
When I was a graphic design graduate a few years ago, the single hardest thing to get my head around was the ins and outs of printing. Of course I’m on top of it now but I still remember...
It’s Wednesday which normally means my Obsess & Inspire feature, but today I’m going to interrupt the normal schedule to share some exciting news, plus a second free download for the week. Imagine my excitement a few weeks back when my favourite wedding magazine Wedding Style...
Boy do I have a treat for you today! As I allued to on Monday, I was recently approached by Mary & Gabrielle Events to create some stationery for a wedding inspiration shoot by White Wall Photography for The Lane. Enjoy the glorious dreamy photos… Isn’t that last shot...
The thank you note is one of those things that doesn’t get a lot of airtime in wedding discussions. It’s not as exciting as having your invitations printed, not as fun as opening presents and as soon as the...

Ribbon wands

I simply have too many fun wedding tutorials at the moment to fit into my regular fortnightly column on Polka Dot Bride so we’re going to have a few extras right here. Here’s another one from my own wedding. You will need: Dowels ...