Kung Fu party for Andrew

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Ask any child what theme they want for their 5th birthday, and I bet that alongside the look of utter excitement at being given the responsibility of choosing a theme, will come the suggestion of their favorite character or movie. Andrew became the master of his destiny, choosing a Kung Fu Panda Party to be styled by Isabels Confetti, which became pure customized awesomeness!  Isabels Confetti had this to say about the event –  ‘I had

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‘My little chief’ first birthday

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What a delicate and whimsical first birthday celebration we have to share with you today! Designed by Angela of Honey Punch for her little chief Louis, not only does the parties theme fit their home aesthetic beautifully – it is styled to perfection. You can read more about Angela’s concept (and get serious life goal envy) below. ‘ The inspiration for this celebration came from my own love of dress ups, some special pieces we have

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Cars Inspired First Birthday Party

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Vroom, vroom! On your marks, get set, and go below to check out this amazing Cars inspired first birthday party styled by Isabels Confetti. With everything needed to win a big race, we bet Joshua had a roaring good time. We especially love the customised car plates and polariod photo booth props! Vendors: Styling, Photography : Isabels Confetti Buttercream cake, cupcake toppers and cookies :  Isabels Confetti Drip cake : New York Patisseries Backdrop : Pretty and Print

Modern Superhero Party

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Today on the blog we share a spectacularly super joint birthday for siblings Daniela and Alejandro. Styled to perfection by mum, Gabriella of Nina Designs Parties. This celebration rescues us from the traditional primary colour superhero – instead demonstrating how to pack a punch with a paired back colour palette. We can’t get enough of this modern take on the super hero party, and bet these siblings felt positively super on their special day! Vendors Party Printables: Nina

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Harvey’s 1st Birthday

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With styling by the fabulous Sugar Coated Mama, and paperie graphics designed by our very own Managing Editor Astrid of PAPERplayground. Today we have the pleasure of sharing the 1st birthday editorial behind Sweet Magazines issue 11 cover story. Draped in baby blues and roaring red, the guest of honour was treated to a vintage vroom celebration that’d leave any car enthusiast jealous. Check out the images below, and be sure to check out the full

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A Monochromatic, Moody and Masculine 21st Birthday

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Today we’re sharing a seriously atmospheric celebration in the form of this perfectly styled 21st birthday by Temika of Florence Knows. With a predominately geometric aesthetic accented with faux marble and concrete textures juxtaposed by decadent desserts of a chocolate lovers wildest dream, this tablescape oozes masculinity and is bound to give you goosebumps. When discussing the design with Temika, she admitted ‘the ideas of the structure all came from a picture I saw on Instagram of

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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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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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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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MEXICAN FIESTA

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We are feeling extra festive today as we have one amazing fiesta coming your way, styled beautifully by Kaila of  These Blonde Walls. Here’s what Kaila shared about this party; I wanted the day to be saturated with bright color and borderline cheesy fiesta decor- nothing too serious or formal in this house! The husband and I crafted, and painted, and hot glued until we had blisters. A lot of the details were handmade {I mean,

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CACTUS THEMED PARTY

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We love unique birthday themes, and this cacti themed party, is certainly among our favourites, styled beautifully by Style Me Gorgeous in celebration of her son’s sixth birthday. Here’s what Sarah shared about planning this party: Max decided he wanted Taco’s for our family dinner to celebrate his 6th birthday, and since his favourite shirt is his minti cactus shirt I thought it would be fun to design some cactus theme printables and do a

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COLOURFUL SECOND BIRTHDAY

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We are absolutely in love with this colourful party by Cake Ink to celebrate her son’s second birthday. From the amazing backdrop to the stunning confetti cake, there are too many wonderful details in this fun set up, and the birthday boy seems to be loving it all!     Vendors: Photography: Sotiria McDonald Cake, sweets, stationery and styling: Cake Ink  Hanging decorations: Poppies for Grace ‘Happy Birthday’ cake topper: Cake Ink

How To Train Your Dragon Party

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Today we are sharing this amazing party styled  by Shelley Davis of Paper Face-Children’s Party Boutique filled with lots of fun details.   Here’s what Shelley shared about planning this party; I’m afraid to admit my child (Ryder) picked his 5th birthday party theme the very day after his 4th Birthday. This was not because he didn’t love his 4th Birthday party theme nor is it because he didn’t enjoy the party but purely because he could not wait to turn 5… for

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GEOMETRIC BEAR THEMED BABY SHOWER

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When we saw this unique baby shower on instagram, styled beautifully by Cristina, we knew will have to share with our lovely readers. Here’s what Cristina and Nina shared about planning this party; We wanted something different for this surprise baby shower, and this mint/turquoise combination seemed like the perfect choice for the woods theme. Geometric parties are in fashion these days, so we played with the triangles to create a bear and also used hexagons

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BOHO FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY

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Sharing this fabulous boho/tribal themed first birthday party styled by one of our absolute favourite’s Rainbows & Lollipops. From the delish desserts on the dessert table to the beautifully styled grazing table, this spectacular party is filled to the brim with lots of amazing details!     Vendors: Concept, Props, Styling and Desserts by Rainbows & Lollipops Blue Console and rustic cake stand hire from Sweet Heavenly Events & Party Hire Feather/Chalkboard Cake, Cookies and Macarons by JK Cake

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NAUTICAL CHRISTENING PARTY

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Come sail away in a sea of delicious desserts with this darling Nautical Party styled to perfection by Wild Rose Sweets & Styling. Here’s what Allison shared about planning and styling this party; When Amy contacted me to create a ‘Nautical‘ inspired Christening Table for her adorable son Aris I couldn’t wait to get started!  It was so much fun working with all of the ocean inspired props and the striking colour palette.  We sourced

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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

BEACHSIDE TRIBE PHOTOSHOOT

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We are so in love with this stunning beachside shoot that Lisa of Tiny Tribe Events has styled in beautiful colours set against the amazing beach setting. Here’s what Lisa shared about styling this shoot; I wanted the shoot to be fun and relaxed whilst also being simply elegant.  The colour palette of teal blue and brown provided a natural tone to the shoot which I think worked perfectly with the beach setting.  Pearl Beach

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