AUSTRALIA DAY PICNIC

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By Our Creative Director Larissa Australia Day is all about celebrating this beautiful country of ours and what it means to each of us, to call Australia home.  When l think of Australia, l think of golden sands and bright blue skies and our love for the great outdoors. To me there is no better way to celebrate this day, than with a day at the beach! My Australia Day is not about the red,

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FAIRY PARTY

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Delighted to share this fairy pretty party by The Party Bebe who not only styled this beautiful fete, but also made all the yummy party food.   Here’s what Emily shared about this party; For the dessert table we served homemade fairy cheesecakes, butterfly cookies, watermelon fairy wands and a chocolate and raspberry birthday cake. Party games: We just had a fairy treasure hunt (where the fairies hunted for bubbles, fairy wands, fairy dust and

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PINK AND GOLD FIRST BIRTHDAY

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If you love pink as much as we do, then today’s cute party will surely be a delight, styled beautifully by Tracy of Love It Hire It Style It. Here’s what Tracy shared about styling this party; We had a pink and gold glitter theme for my daughter’s first birthday party. I had some balloons printed on and sent them out as invites and they were a hit!!! This is where the balloon backdrop stemmed

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FROZEN THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTY

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One of the most popular birthday themes these days has to be Frozen. Every kid loves the movie, and I am sure if you are a parent you have sung along to Let It Go on repeat many times. We love seeing Frozen themed parties styled in different creative ways by stylists. Today we are featuring this beautifully styled one by Isabel’s Confetti, hope you will love all the details as much as we did.

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VANILLA MATCHSTICK COOKIES

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By Vickie Liu As a kid, I found it mesmerising to watch matchsticks burn. I think of birthday cakes, parties and good company, so it was inevitable that I would eventually make them in cookie form. This is a sweet idea for special occasions such as weddings, or even just as gifts to friends and significant others (your perfect match)! Have a go at them – I know they will light up someone’s day! Ingredients

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FINDING NEMO THEMED BIRTHDAY PARTY

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Sharing this super fun celebration from Under The Sea, sent to us by Nara Jade Novelty Cakes and Buffet. Vendors: Dessert Buffet Set Up and Cake: Narajade novelty cakes and buffets Photography: Amy Sayle Photography

SWEET FLORALS FIRST BIRTHDAY

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Starting off our party features this year with the sweetest first birthday,  styled to perfection by Hey Suga Sweet Buffets. Here’s what Pheonna shared about styling this beautiful party; My brief from the mum Selma for this dessert table was that it needed to be special, it needed to be BIG and it needed to have the WOW factor! With a pink, white and silver colour palette and a request for lots of bling and

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OIP PARTY FOOD: BAKED APPLES RECIPE

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Simple Baked Apples by: The Garden Of Eatin   5 – 6 Apples – Granny Smiths, Royal Gala or how about these cute & teensie crab apples! 2 tbls unsalted butter 1 tbls honey or real maple syrup ¼ tsp cinnamon 2 tbls brown sugar 1 cup granola ½ cup cranberries or raisins ¼ cup apple juice, apple cider or water   Okay, now what you need to do with these apples is this: Preheat

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SHABBY CHIC PRINCESS PARTY

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Radio Host Jackie O celebrated her daughter’s fourth birthday with a beautiful princess themed party, styled to perfection by Decor By Yael. Here’s what Yael shared about styling this party; The brief was to create a very soft and pretty party using pink, mint, creams and a hint of gold for this shabby chic inspired princess party!  I added in some beautiful lace teepees which I styled with little treasure boxes filled with trinkets.  The

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ALL THAT GLITTERS NEW YEAR’S PARTY-EDITORIAL

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We are very excited to share the OIP New Year’s editorial which brought together the most amazingly talented people from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. This shoot was so much fun, and we hope it inspires you to ring in the new year in style! Editorial Co-Ordination: Oh It’s Perfect Stylists: Winnie Q Events, PaperPlayground & Sweet On Parties Stationery: PaperPlayground Photography: Qlix Photography Floral Styling: Nigelles Flowers Desserts: Doughnuts & Jelly Squares By The Dessert Parlour

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SWEET FLORAL FESTIVITIES

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We are in love with this beautiful Christmas Dessert Table, styled to perfection by Wild Rose Sweets & Styling. Fresh flowers, unique colour palette and dainty details, this set up is as sweet as can be! VENDORS: Styling, photography and all sweets – Wild Rose Sweets & Styling Paperie – PS Made with Love Flowers – Rosehip Flowers       

TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS WITH A MODERN TWIST

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When this gorgeous dessert table submission landed in our inbox, we knew it straight away that it will be perfect to share on the 25th. From the traditional colour palette to the delish desserts sitting pretty on beautiful cake stands, this is what we call “Party Perfection”. Sugar Bee Cakes and Pretty Pedestals teamed up to create this decadent Christmas dessert table – a modern and sophisticated take on treats from their childhood. A selection

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OIP LUXE FOR LESS RUSTIC CHRISTMAS TABLE

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Here is the last set up in our Luxe For Less Christmas series, hope you have enjoyed them all and have been inspired by some of the ideas that all the stylists have shared. This setting is styled by Florence from Birthday In A Kit. Here’s what she shared about planning this party; I wanted to create a simple rustic table setting this Christmas. We will have an early traditional Christmas feast at home before we

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OIP LUXE FOR LESS CHRISTMAS

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Today we are sharing the second set up by Astrid Of Paperplayground in our Luxe For less Christmas series. You can see the first set up she did here, which also includes links to download beautiful christmas paperie for free. MERRY: For my second table, I envisioned a more grown up version of my previous table, using the same wire-word and peg board backdrop, and some things I already own and love, such as my

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NO BAKE CHRISTMAS PARTY TREATS

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Mrs Claus Cherry Cheesecake Slice and Oreo Snowman Cookies Recipes by Emily Jabour – The Party Bebe Two quick and easy, no-bake party treats that are perfect for the festive season.   Mrs Claus Cherry Cheesecake Slice Makes 30 slices Base 250 grams chocolate biscuits (Oreos or choc ripple biscuits) 75 grams butter, melted   Cherry cheesecake filling 500 grams cream cheese, brought to room temperature 1 cup icing sugar 300 mls thickened cream 200 grams glace cherries  

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PRETTY PASTEL CHRISTMAS PARTY

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Today we are sharing this gorgeous Christmas Party filled with pretty pastel hues, styled to perfection by our new favourites in town Stylish Little Parties. Here’s what the talented ladies shared about planning this party; This Christmas dessert table and table setting was styled with a mixture of traditional and non-traditional elements. Although not widely known as traditional Christmas colours, pastel pink and silver were used together with the freshness of flowers (because we love

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ENCHANTED GARDEN FIRST BIRTHDAY

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We are taking a break from our Christmas series to share this gorgeous enchanted garden themed party of Terry Biviano’s little princess, styled by the very talented All Things Sweet By Carissa. From the stunning naked cake to the beautiful florals, this party can’t be more perfect! Scroll down for full vendor credits. Vendor Details: Four tier naked cake, mini cakes and styling by All Things Sweet by Carissa Strawberry and Macaron Towers by Strawberries

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DIY EDIBLE CHRISTMAS GIFTS WITH FULL RECIPES & PRINTABLES

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OIP LUXE FOR LESS CHRISTMAS To me Christmas is a time of giving and every year l love to make gifts that are both personal and delicious.  You could say that it is sort of a family tradition, where everyone awaits to see what l have whipped up in my little kitchen with the joy and love l sprinkle on each and every package!  I love watching as fingers delicately unravel the bows and unwrap

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