Fab Friday: Find your wedding seat with finesse


Pulling off a wedding theme can be an intimidating task, and not overlooking the smallest design elements can be the key to pulling it all together. Place cards can be a fabulous way to get really creative and make every step of the day as memorable as possible. So we’ve taken it upon ourselves to compile some funky place cards to inspire you all! There’s a little something for everyone, and getting this element down

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Milania’s Tropical Paradise

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We received this beautiful party submission from the ever so talented Mary Ronis from Mary Ronis Events. We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share this with you all! Her client wanted something a little different for her brunette beauty’s 5th birthday party, with a Hawaiian theme packed with bright and fun elements, abundant in greenery, fruit, and flowers. Sticking with the authenticity of the theme, ukuleles were incorporated into the backdrop with her name plated

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Fabulous Friday – Mermaid Glam


Are mermaids the new unicorn of 2017?  Unicorns might be out but mermaids are so in…  Society’s obsession with mythical creatures hasn’t come out of nowhere: in a world filled with doom and gloom, colorful and mystical creatures make us feel slightly less sad. Why eat a white macaroon when you could eat one covered in blue glitter with a unicorn horn? The mermaid trend began with blankets back in December and includes mermaid crowns

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OIP’s Mother’s Day Editorial


In more recent times the modern Mother can be defined in many ways: A stay at home mum, a working mum or even perform the role of bearing some relation to their children, who may or may not be their biological offspring. At OIP we are all mothers! We are career women working outside of the home and we are carers for our little ones inside the home.  For our Mother’s Day editorial this year

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A Boho Surprise Welcome Home Picnic

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Jimmy Naumovski from jimket had the pleasure of styling Tara and Liam’s wedding.  He fell in love with this couple , and  their fun outgoing personalities from the moment they met. Tara and Liam both serve in the Australian Army, when Tara contacted Jimmy let him know that she had an idea of surprising Liam with a picnic as a welcome back from his 6 month deployment to UAE, he was over the moon to be

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Celebrating Motherhood in Photos

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Elegant Blush & Grey, Sweet Treats Bridal Shower


Marisa Mahmic from Mon Soiree – Dessert Tables & Candy Buffets styled this gorgeous dessert table for the lovely Jessica! Jessica’s matron of honour Merima came to her earlier this year for a dessert table for her beautiful friend Jess, who is getting married! She styled this gorgeous number using the brief of blush and grey with elegant yet rustic notes.   Styling | Concept | Florals | Props | Furniture | Bomboniere by Mon

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10 Gender Neutral Baby Shower Themes


Stuck on a theme for your next baby shower?  We have put together some super cute suggestions to help get the party started.  From sophisticated to simple these baby shower gender neutral themes are the perfect way to welcome the new edition.  Get busy brainstorming matching invitations, mocktails and cakes with these themes in mind that will blow your guests away and the Mum to be! 1. Oh Baby – You can really team this

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Fabulous Friday – Go Nuts for Doughnuts!


Move over 3 tied chocolate wedding cake… Donuts are back in town! In a very interesting way. The doughnut wall craze is the culmination of two wedding trends: familiar comfort food with something that is novel and unexpected. Couples are going to familiar food in an unfamiliar presentation. They are moving away from formal fine dining and are attracted to doing anything interactive and fun—like going to get a doughnut off a wall. Image from

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Pastel Unicorn Fiesta


Who can resist a unicorn party and pastel colours! This Unicorn theme party was held in Ecuador for a family celebration honouring a grandmother who turned 96 years of age styled by Helen Guzman from Bonito Design. Who sweetly cried out of joy and absolutely loved it! The dessert table was decorated with rainbow cookies, unicorn cake topper, unicorn cake pops, sprinkle cake with marshmallow, mini unicorn pinatas, ice cream cones filled with flavoured popcorn, vanilla cupcakes

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Jayden’s Rustic Vintage Hot Air Balloon 1st Birthday

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Little adorable Jayden celebrated his first birthday with this hot air balloon theme. This is the second time that Thanh from Sweet Event Styling has worked with Jayden’s Mum Asia, this time being his first birthday. The brief from Jayden’s mum was hot air balloon theme with colours of pastel blue, white with a touch of rustic vintage. The party was held at Barenz, Lounge in Camden, NSW. They had a 3 tied birthday cake complete with a

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Fabulous Friday – Burnished Metals Taking Over


Warm metals like copper, brass and rose gold was so on trend for last year, but as we move into 2017 you’ll see a shift away from this super polished look. You’ll see a more a more industrial aesthetic, with black steel and burnished metals taking over. Image via italianbark.com Image via Nouba Image via insidestores  Image via Camille Styles Image via omundodejess Image via Paper Fusion Boutique Image via Hey Wedding Lady Image via Once Wed Image

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Good Vibes for Kai’s 1st Birthday!

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Kai’s 1st birthday was destined to be special as his mama, Kendra Plastow is a creatively talented event stylist who ensured her special little guy’s party was absolutely perfect!   Her agenda was to have a happy afternoon, their friends and family could visit to lend their love and support in helping Kai celebrate his big day. The party was hosted in their home, so little Kai would be comfortable with all the activity and

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Up, up & away! Aidan’s Up in the air 1st Birthday


We are so excited to feature this incredibly adorable party planned by the ever so talented Lisa Plafadelli from Lettuce and Co. Lisa shows us how to throw a stylish, fun and down right colourful party for this special little guy! It features such an exquisite collection of furniture, flowers and plenty of fun aspects to make this party unique and down right fantastic! “The party was held at a private residence in Toorak and our

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Fabulous Friday – Rainbow Road


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A Very Spooky 30th


Some say turning 30 is scary. And well, in this case it was absolutely terrifying! Mary Ronis designed and styled this Victorian masterpiece for her client Sophie, and the results are positively chilling. Mary recalls the event. ‘When my amazing client Sophie called me and gave me the brief for her 30th birthday, I wanted to scream from excitement! I couldn’t wait to transform her contemporary home into an old haunted Victorian house! We installed

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Fabulous *Flatware* Friday


 If you’ve ever wanted to up your dinner party game, might I suggest swapping out your humble everyday hardworking cutlery for some sleek or ornate flatware. Utensils that will dazzle and delight your guests, and add that additional styling element to your next tablescape. Not convinced? Look at the collections below and tell me you don’t feel inspired! Image via Wallpaper Image via Anthropologie Image via Anthropologie  Image via Mod Cloth Image via Anthropologie Image

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Get your shamrock on with these 5 last minute St. Patrick’s day DIYs


You might want to consider OIP your lucky leprechaun! We’ve rounded up 5 of the easiest, and most effective shamrock themed DIYs to help you embody tomorrows St.Patty’s festivities. Made predominately from materials you’ll have around the home – these DIYs will be especially helpful for those who have just been reminded that St. Patricks day is tomorrow, and don’t own any green for the office party.. *raises hand* These awesome shamrock streamers by Studio DIY would

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