You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream!! Summer celebrations are best spent cooling off and what better way to do that than with ice cream? The soft colours of gelati are a match made in heaven for so many different types of celebrations. Whether it be a birthday party, Christening or wedding there are heaps of DIY ideas for your party decorations. I love the ice cream cone garland used here by
Creating a nautical/maritime nursery is such a classic style. Of course, there are lots of options colour wise (I love grey, white and aqua for nautical as well) but I have rounded up some finds in the traditional scheme of red, white and blue. From wallpaper to gorgeous softies, you can find so many items that will blend in perfectly with the theme. Of course, like any theme, pick a few elements and don’t go
Mint is one of the most (if not THE most) popular party colours at the moment. Mint is cool, calm and collected. It likes hanging out with soft, girly blush pink on a regular basis. Those two are almost inseparable. They complement each other and form a romantic and dreamy colour combination. I do like mint, I like it a lot, however recently I have been suffering from mintitis (common name – mint overload). That
Absolutely love this stunning Queen of Hearts Dessert Table styled by Kiss With Style for a bridal shower. Here’s what Yolanda had to say about styling and planning this party; This Queen of Hearts bridal shower was a surprise event organised by the bride’s mother and younger sister. The client requested an opulent tea party fit for a queen. The event was hosted at the family home and the formal sitting room was transformed
There are so many details to love in this fabulous Halloween party styled to perfection by Alicia of Perfectly Sweet. We love the skull piñatas and the colourful desserts. Here’s what Alicia had to say about styling this party; This spooky but fun Sugar skull dessert buffet was created to celebrate the Mexican tradition ”the day of the dead” from the 31st of October to the 2nd of November. Using bright colours and of course my favourite
Loving this Halloween Party submitted by Allison of Wild Rose Sweets & Styling. Here’s what she had to say about putting together this spooktacular soiree! “Whilst Halloween isn’t as widely celebrated in Australia as it is in America, as a Mum to four boys who love anything creepy I couldn’t let it go by without a little fun. I put together this dessert table to tempt both adults and kids alike with a focus on
I’m sure when you think of spring time, you think of flowers (personally, I also think of hayfever – afterall I’m a pale skinned, freckly, red head!)……and lucky for us, beautiful florals are trending in interiors! Anything from small liberty style prints to bold and abstract prints. I have rounded up some of my favourite finds that work perfectly in a nursery or a little girls room. Source: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Contributed
I always thought that lemon curd was something that was really tricky to master until I actually gave it a go myself and to my delight discovered that it’s super easy! This curd tastes so delicious and you just can’t compare it to the store bought stuff. I love to use it as a cupcake filling or on pancakes or scones with a dollop of whipped cream. If you’re feeling generous you can make more
A couple of years ago on a sunny & warm October afternoon, I parked my car in a Melbourne inner city street where I live. I was just about to step out of the car when I saw THEM! There they were, a group of young boys all dressed up in Halloween costumes in search of treats. “Oh, no!!!” I thought. I decided to wait in my car pretending I was cleaning out my glove
There is definitely something undeniably joyous about spring. The warm sun on your skin, the beautiful flowers blooming to life, the fresh crisp air, the bright colours that just seem to pop out everywhere you go… spring gets you out of bed with a smile on your face! The colours of spring are exciting as they make a beautiful and fun tablescape for any occasion. Play around with fresh pastel palettes, greens and bright hues.
This beautiful party combines two of my favourites party trends, geometrical shapes and gold/glitter. This gorgeous dessert table has been styled by Ribbon Whirls (Based in Adelaide). Here’s what Sarah had to say about styling this party; I have a bit of an obsession with blush pink & gold at the moment and wanted to do something a little fun and funky for Isabella’s 7th birthday. Isabella says she is all grown up and
PURPLE … I have a love/hate relationship with that hue. I have to admit, I have never been the biggest fan. Recently though I used purple for a couple of projects. ‘Pretty that purple’ I thought ‘I don’t use it very much.’ I continued to ponder. Has mint stolen all the glory? Peach and Blush are not far behind in colour popularity contest, but what about Purple? When it comes to purple ‘PROCEED with CAUTION’.