DONUT GROW UP

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It’s no news to anyone that the world has an obsession with donuts. We simply can’t get enough of them! Epitomised by The Simpsons, a show many of us grew up with, Homer’s favourite food is loved by sweettooths across the globe. In fact, it’s so incredibly popular and well liked that they take many different forms and variations, depending on the country! One example of many is the oh-so-glorious Spanish churros that are always

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FABULOUS FRIDAY- OFFICE ENVY

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If it’s only viable to have one space in your home or work environment that inspires you and helps the creative juices flow, your desk space should be it! Being around things that reflect your own personal taste or even reflect the culture of your workplace, can really assist in making the time you spend working as pleasant as possible. Adding pops of colour, such as pinks or greens, a funky chair, wall hangers, and

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UNICORN UTOPIA

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It has long been a traditional element for little girls’ birthday parties to involve fantasy elements. Playing upon themes such as princesses is a fun way for the kids to get dressed up, get gorgeous snaps, and have a great day. However, unicorn obsession does not end with young girls. It’s no secret that unicorns have blown up in a big way as a party/food/makeup trend recently, and it’s a trend that doesn’t seem to

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Fabulous Friday- Moroccan Magic

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The oh-so-heavenly design trend that has surged in popularity over the last few years and doesn’t seem to be going anywhere is Moroccan décor. Dominating Pinterest and Instagram feeds, modern Moroccan décor combines traditional Moroccan shapes and colours, with a modern twist that’s transformed it to a timeless décor that’s both luxurious and laid-back. To get this look, you need to use a variety of different shapes, play upon metallics and mirrors, and create a

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‘Tis the Season to Sparkle! Christmas in July Editorial

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Tis’ the season to sparkle here at OIP, as we share with you today our utterly divine Christmas in July Editorial. Playing cheekily upon traditional elements of Christmas, we went with a more modern, bohemian twist, and boy was it gorgeous! Nestled in the breathtaking Rusty Gate Estate, situated on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, this dreamy venue has open grassy paddocks and overlooks the Port Phillip Bay. Rich and exquisite colours were seen throughout, as

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9 things to have in your event kit

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Behind the scenes of party planning, you can go from working at a computer to setting up a venue pretty quickly. Bump in days can start early, and if unorganised, become a frustrating and time consuming blur of trying to bring your concept into fruition whilst troubleshooting the aspects of set up you might have glazed over in your mind. I’ve been caught out before (rushing to 7/11 to try and buy command hooks for

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Sugar Rush Soiree + DIY

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Hello! I’m Amy from The Glitter in My Tea, and I’m thrilled to be guest posting for Oh It’s Perfect! First of all, if there’s one thing you should know about The Glitter in My Tea (and me), it’s that I’m a major fan of colour. And I gleaned my inspiration for this sugary-themed party from candy itself! I love the many textures and, of course, the bajillion different colors of candy! So Sugar Rush Soiree

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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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OIP LUXE FOR LESS-CHRISTMAS PRINTABLES

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Very excited to share part 2 of our Luxe For Less Series. This beautiful table was styled by our Creative Director (Sydney) Astrid of PaperPlayground. Astrid styled the table two ways using the same supplies, and today we are sharing the first set up. Scroll down to the end of the post to download the free printables designed by PaperPlayground, used here to style this fabulous Christmas Table. TREATS FOR SANTA: When Sammy of OIP approached

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OIP CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

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Written By India Kitty -Our Youngest Team Member Christmas wrapping paper doesn’t need to be boring or even too traditional. Start with some simple white and brown paper wrap for some fun festive wrapping ideas. To make my wrapping paper special , I used stickers, pom poms, paints, stamps and confetti. Fruity fun with paint pens – I used Posca pens to create my fruity paper.  You can also use paints, stamps or any kind of permanent

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CHRISTMAS EVE KIDS PARTY

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Kicking off our Christmas series with this fabulous Christmas Eve Kids Party filled with lots of DIY ideas and inspiration to host a fun party for the little ones. This party was styled by Simply Sweet Soirees, with most of the supplies available to purchase from their online store. Vendors: Styling and products – Simply Sweet Soirees Photography – Fields & Skies  Cookies and Gingerbread House – Kate’s Cookies  Cupcakes, fudge and coconut ice –

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DIY ADVENT CALENDAR

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DIY Free Santa Countdown Calendar Printable It’s a free printable, that’s super easy and lots of fun to do with the kids. And…It’s chocolate free too! You will need: Printer Free Santa Christmas Countdown Printable 24 cotton wool balls Ribbon or string Hole punch Glue stick Scissors Optional holders for glue and cotton wool Tin can Washi tape To make the DIY Christmas Calendar: Download the free printable from Tomfo Then print out on 200gsm A4

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DIY AIR DRY CLAY DISH

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Our poor dad’s sometimes get a rough deal year after year with an endless cycle of socks and jocks for Father’s Day. We decided to create a DIY that is embarrassingly simple, but also quite useful. Our DIY Air Dry Clay Dish is perfect as a bedside table throw dish for coins, keys or cufflinks – the possibilities are endless. Better still, we used an Alphabet Stamp Set (you can buy these at missbunting.com) to

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PARTY FOOD IDEAS: CHOCOLATE DIPPED FRUIT

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Written By India Kitty -Our Youngest Team Member, 10yrs old & super talented! Today I would like to show you how to make these chocolate dipped goodies that you can use as party favours, snacks or to have for dessert.  What you will need; – milk chocolate – white chocolate – sprinkles – m&ms – assorted fruits – pretzels Chocolate pretzels Melt your white and milk chocolate and carefully dip your pretzels in it and top them

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WASHI TAPE INSPIRATION

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Here at Simply Sweet Soirees we just love washi tape for it’s multitude of DIY uses. Perfect for party crafting it can be used to create gorgeous cake garlands, to decorate favour bags and boxes and for the prettiest gift wrapping amongst other things. You will be amazed at the huge array of washi tape ideas that can be found on Pinterest and it’s easy to see how some of us (okay, yes me) can

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DECORATING WITH SUCCULENTS

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Who isn’t a sucker for succulents? Succulent plants not only are adorable and add a refreshing twist to traditional flowers, they are so sturdy as a plant you can even replant them after the event! Why succulents? Most people think of green when it comes to succulents, but those plump fleshy ‘petals’ come in so many marvellous colours for you to play with for winter and even summer events. They can either give a fresh

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STYLING AN OH IT’S PERFECT BAR CART

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If you love entertaining, then having a fully stocked bar cart is essential. Not only does it mean your guests are free to help themselves and you’re not having to make drinks to order all night, it also means you’re always ready to party at the drop of a hat! We’ve compiled a handy list of all you need to create your very own mini-bar – we love Bowerhouse and their range of chic bar

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DIY DIAMOND NAMECARD HOLDERS

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We love a table setting with designated seating for a dinner party for several reasons. Choosing where people sit gives you as the host a little control on how the flow of the evening can go.  From allocating yourself close access to the kitchen, to ensuring the big personalities are spread out around the table – conversation will flow easily and naturally. And really, nothing says ‘dinner party’ like actual place settings – it certainly

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