Choosing the perfect wedding stationery

When it comes to organising almost every facet of your special day, couples are spoilt for choice. Selecting the perfect wedding stationery is no different. When your wedding invitation is plucked out of your guests’ letter box and opened at the kitchen counter, this is their first glimpse of your special day. If they are […]

How to word your wedding invitations

Once you’ve chosen the perfect design for your wedding invitations, you need to choose your words carefully. Much like the design of your invitations, the wording will set the tone of your wedding, whether it be formal and fancy, or casual and contemporary. In its most basic form, an invitation is simply a means of […]

10 Wedding Stationery Tips

  Your wedding plans are underway and it’s time to get your wedding stationery sorted – here are 10 tips to get you started. 1. Get in early with Save the Date cards Save the Date cards are becoming increasingly common and are an expected courtesy for destination weddings. They are also a great idea […]

Win your Save the Date cards!

It’s competition time at Polka Dot Paper and one lucky couple will win 50 FREE save the date cards from our custom collection! Save the date cards are a fabulous way to lock in your guests early by announcing your wedding date and location. They are particularly great for couples getting married in the spring/summer or on holiday […]


The ring is on your finger and the planning is underway – it’s now time to keep your guests in the loop! Here are 5 essential tips for sending the perfect Save the Dates. 1. Do we have to send Save the Dates? You don’t have to send out Save the Date cards, but they […]


In the week leading up to your big day, you’ll be rushed of your feet getting prepped and primed. Whatever you do, don’t let these 10 beauty blunders and bad habits get in the way of looking your absolute best on your wedding day! 1. Sun tanning Steer clear of sun tanning to avoid any risk of […]

Your wedding planning checklist

Recently engaged and don’t know where to begin?!  Our handy checklist will steer you in the right direction and help you tick off all the essential wedding to-dos. 12 – 18 MONTHS TO GO Dream up your ideal wedding and set your budget Write a guest list and get an idea of numbers, as this […]

10 things to practise before your wedding day

As the saying goes, practice makes perfect, and your wedding day is no different! So here are 10 things you should definitely practise before your big day to ensure it goes as smoothly as possible and to avoid disappointing or awkward moments! 1. Your first dance Your first dance can be quite nerve-wracking, especially if you have “two […]