A CHRISTENING FIT FOR ROYALTY

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Today on the blog a celebration so divine, we’ve decided to share it whilst talking in rhyme. A fairy-tale christening for princess Valentina, everyone was in attendance – even a ballerina! So come one and all and take a peek, for the event submitted by Natalie Nader is truly unique. With florals, adornments and desserts galore, it will surely make your pastel heart soar. Vendors: Christening Gown by Velani  Natalie’s Dress by Velani Daughters dressed

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Holy Macaronut Launch Party

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Ever struggled with the choice of a Macaron or Doughnut with your afternoon tea? Well, thanks to a collaboration between the Dessert Parlour and Macaron Sisters you’ll never have that trouble again. OIP were recently treated to the dessert hybrid at the Macaronut Launch Party, hosted at the newly relocated Long Story Short café. Lovingly presented in three flavors including chocolate salted caramel, raspberry white chocolate and matcha. It was a perfectly decadent dessert we won’t

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PANDA THEMED PARTY SHOOT

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Sharing this very cute Panda themed birthday shoot styled to perfection by Opulentcity Party & Buffet Styling. We are loving the colour palette and the unique props, which are certainly something that can be incorporated in your home as decor pieces after the party. There is lots to take inspiration from, enjoy the pictures. Here’s what Jayne shared about styling his shoot; Styled shoot consisted of dessert bar and mini table styled sit down along with

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MEDITERRANEAN KITCHEN TEA

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If you are thinking of ways to spice up your kitchen tea, then pay close attention to all the beautiful details of this party we are sharing today. There is lots to take inspiration from in this colourful and festive set up, styled to perfection by Gold Act Events. Vendors: High Tea Crockery & Chairs by Elegant Tea Time Styling by Gold Act Events  Catering by Westella Renaissance 

VINTAGE AIRPLANE THEMED BIRTHDAY

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Airplane themed events have always been a popular choice for boys’ birthdays, but this party we are sharing today is one of a kind. Designed in an all white palette and styled to perfection by the very talented stylist Donna who put this together to celebrate her son Luca’s second birthday. We’ll let you fly through the beautiful pictures. Buckle up as we are ready to take off! Vendors: Styling: Donna Monique Balloon Installation: House Of Party

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OIP FABULOUS FRIDAY

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We are bringing back our Fabulous Friday posts by popular demand (sorry it took a while)! So tune in every Friday to see what makes our fabulous list! Today we are sharing this amazing collab by our local talent, stylist Kristy Pryor, photographer Andrew Hunter-Graham and model Grace Venner.    

MUM YOU ARE A GEM-OIP MOTHERS DAY EDITORIAL

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Every day is Mother’s Day! Our Mothers and Mother figures are precious, one of a kind, and rare to each one of us. With this concept in mind, we based the theme around something we’ve been wanting to do for a long time – the natural underground beauty of gems and crystals, together with the catch-phrase, “Mum, You’re A Gem!” Our colour palette were soft pinks, greens and lilac, inspired by the gem colours of

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PASTEL UNICORN PARTY

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Today we are sharing this whimsical party filled with  confetti, unicorns, pom poms and mouth watering desserts, all styled to perfection in beautiful pastels by one of our favourite dessert designers and stylists in Melbourne, Stylish Little Parties. Here’s what Yvonne shared about planning this beautiful party; I wanted to create a special party for my daughters 5th Birthday. Being a busy time for us I still wanted to create something special. She absolutely loves Unicorns

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MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

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Written by Janelle from A Stylish Affair Blog If your mum is anything like mine, it’s a nightmare to buy her a gift. She’s one of those people who buys what she wants and never needs anything. This year, I’ve made gift giving easy with an edit of 10 lust worthy, smiling inducing gifts. Instead of conventional gifts, gift something she wont necessarily need- but she’ll definitely love none the less. Leather Pouch $99.95- The

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CONCRETE JUNGLE THEMED SHOOT

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I think it’s safe to say I see on average more than a hundred cakes/desserts each day, and while I am blown away every day by the creativity and skill of the dessert designers, sometimes I spot something that literally stops the scroll (on Instagram), and this shoot that we are sharing today is one of them. I discovered Don’t Tell Charles work via her instagram account, when it was still very new and her

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PEACH AND GOLD THEMED SECOND BIRTHDAY

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We are completely smitten with this gorgeous Peach & Gold second birthday party styled to perfection by Elizabeth. Here’s what Elizabeth shared about planning/styling this party; My inspiration came from the peach/gold/marble partyware from Harlow & Grey! I loved it!! I wanted it to be bright & pretty so I also added a touch of pink! Her little leotard tutu & shoes are from Tutudumonde. It was a very busy week leading up to the

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PRETTY IN PINK SECOND BIRTHDAY

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The moment we saw this gorgeous party on Instagram, we knew we had to share it with our readers. It is simply stunning, styled to perfection by a very talented mum Tamika, to celebrate her daughter Celina’s second birthday. There are so many details to love in this party, like the floral balloon arch, the soft pink and white colour palette, glitter crowns for all the kids, and to-die-for desserts and cake. We’ll let the pictures

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SPRINKLES & STREAMERS 5th BIRTHDAY

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Very excited to share this gorgeous party today as it’s styled by one of our favourite instagrammers The Daddy Fashion Stylist. We love the sprinkles themed cake and desserts, pom-pom party hats and the table streamers, styled to perfection by the very talented dad (Pete).   Vendors: Stylist: The Daddy Fashion Stylist Dress: Childrensalon/Missoni Party Supplies: Poppies For Grace Cake: Cake Ink

PRETTY PINK BUBBLICIOUS FIRST BIRTHDAY

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Today we are sharing this fabulous party styled by one of our industry favourites Jason James. I have been a fan of his work for some time now, and I love how he pushes the boundaries every time with his extraordinary design and creative flair. Here’s what Jason shared about this stunning party; I had the honour of designing Audrey Isabella’s Baby Shower at The Grounds of Alexandria, design and style all elements of her Nursery

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DESIGNER TEEN HIGH TEA AT LANGHAM MELBOURNE

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One of my absolute favourite places for high tea with my girlfriends is the Aria Bar at Langham. We have celebrated quite a few milestones there, from birthday parties to baby showers, and it is always a wonderful experience. Their High Teas are equally popular with kids, and have been focussed around younger kids for the past 6 years.  To meet the demand from the hotel’s loyal and younger growing clientele Aria Bar & Lounge has

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Pretty Pink Third Birthday

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Sharing this beautiful, on trend pink and rose gold themed third party styled to perfection by Distinct Sydney who we recently discovered on Instagram.   Here’s what Batya from Distinct Sydney shared about planning and styling this beautiful party; I’m a hobby baker turned business.. been baking cakes in london for 5 years. Recently moved to Sydney, in the last year or so I’ve been styling dessert tables and parties along with baking cakes! I have

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RUSTIC 40TH BIRTHDAY PARTY

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We recently came across Never Been Kissed Styling (Melbourne) on Instagram, and fell in love with their work. Today we are sharing this beautifully styled 40th birthday party by them. Here’s what they shared about styling this party; The theme was a relaxed natural feel to the environment. The client is a very laid back woman who owns her own business and whose main focus was getting family and friends together to catch up and celebrate. She

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GALENTINE’S PIZZA PARTY

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We are in love with this beautiful Galentine’s party styled to perfection by our favourite party peeps The Party Parade. Stunning colour palette, lots of simple DIY’s, pizza, cake, flowers, and your best friends, perfect recipe for a memorable party!   Here’s what they shared about planning this party; We absolutely love Valentine’s Day! We were inspired by our love of pizza, cake, flowers, our best friends and the colour pink. So we decided to put

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