OIP Style – The ultimate #BRIDESQUAD looks from Georgina Wilson’s English Wedding

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Just when we thought modern weddings had taken over, model and actress Georgina Wilson reminds us of the beauty of a classic English wedding. Set in the old town of Winchester, at the grand Avington Park, Georgina married British beau Arthur Burnard. They shared the magical day with close friends and family in a regal and classic ceremony and reception. The newly Mrs Burnard wore a dreamy long sleeved Monique Lhuillier gown and looked every

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FABULOUS FRIDAY-SCRUMPTIOUS VEGAN SWEETS

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There are not many things we love here at OIP more than a hit of #dessertperfection, and today we are celebrating some jaw-dropping vegan delights for our vegan friends! Vegetarianism and veganism is becoming more and more popular, as the world becomes more health and environmentally conscious, and with it has come a surge in options appearing. And it goes without saying that vegan goodies are not a compromise in taste or beauty! Casting our

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FABULOUS FRIDAY-WAFFLE POPS

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Move aside, cake pops, there’s a new kid in town. Waffle Pops are the latest dessert craze sweeping the Internet, since its debut at Coachella this year. It’s well known that traditional waffles are not an easy sweet to eat on-the-go; the thick fudgy chocolate makes a run for it off the side of your plate, icecream melts and you end up looking like your baby nephew, after he’s finished a bowl of spaghetti. Well,

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A LAVISH CHRISTENING

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To celebrate the christening of little Madeline, this gorgeous-pink, gold, and white themed event held at The Willows has us blown away! Based in Melbourne, this lavish event styled by Luxe Couture Events, really “wowed” guests with the luxurious set-up. The elaborate array of desserts, channelling the colour theme to perfection was made by Patty Cake by Fleur, as well as Charmed by Sweetness. The florals, by Lilly Pad Weddings, helped bring some real vibrancy

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FABULOUS FRIDAY- GLITZY GEODE CAKES

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The world of dessert-making is constantly evolving to reflect particular trends, and often emulating natural beauty made by Mama Nature herself! A current dessert trend that is truly “rocking” people around the world, is the oh-so-glitzy geode cake. Geodes are hollow rocks filled with sparkling crystals and minerals and can be used to make jewellery, decorate homes, and some people claim they also possess healing elements. Colorado-based, Rachel Teufel, from Intricate Icings, was said to

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George’s “Whimsical Winter Forest” Soirée

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Creative director and event planner Jason James, transformed Sydney Harbourside restaurant, Flying Fish, into a modern and sculptural Whimsical Winter Forest, to celebrate the 50th birthday of one of the industries’ finest, George Low, owner of Seed Flora. In this extravagant birthday soirée, guests were transported to a floating forest, consisting of custom-made fringed balloons, nestled amongst a floral palette of deep winter reds, pink hues, silvers and greys. A floral palette of Cymbidium Orchids,

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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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Alora Mae’s “Gorgeously Girly” 1st birthday

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When Ivy & Bleu Events’, very own little angel, Alora Mae, turned one, it was bound to be a gorgeously girly day. To celebrate her first year of life, the room was softly styled with pops of pink and yellow, to compliment her bright personality. The room was adorned with touches of fluffy angel wings for her “soft angel kisses” and a dazzling flower wall from Divine Event Emporium, accompanied by some gorgeous cakery and

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FABULOUS FRIDAY- MATERNITY MILK-BATH SHOOTS

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Carrying a child is undoubtedly one of the life’s greatest beauties, and celebrating the pregnancy process is an important marker for the start of this new life and extension of the family. Maternity shoots aim to encompass this delicate moment, and can be a beautiful way to honour the incredible power of the female body.  Here at OIP we are all about celebrating women and couldn’t resist sharing our current fav’ for capturing this special

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

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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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Floral Flamingle

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Reminiscent of a festive tropical evening by the beach is today’s beautiful (and budget friendly!) dessert table submitted to us by the wonderful Favor Lane Party. With the potential of making a charming addition to any Bridal Shower, Baby Shower, First Birthday or Christening – it is a great example of how a unique perspective on a trending theme can create absolute magic! Shelley of Favor Lane Party described that the collaboration as ‘highlighting the ‘less is more’

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Tropical Party

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Dreaming of a quick tropical getaway in 2017? Well if you weren’t before, you might after looking at the images of this stunning tropical set up. Designed by Perfectly Sweet, this tropical treat of a party is absolute event goals – seamlessly combining chill summer vibes with the ’17 Pantone colour of the year, and mouth watering treats. We bet the guests couldn’t help but feel like they’d been transported to a spa somewhere along the coast.

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A Melbourne Cup Shoot

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If you’re anything like me, you’d agree that long weekends are a perfect time to entertain. So with the long weekend ahead, what a better time to inspire you by sharing Celebrations By Alysia‘s amazing Melbourne Cup shoot. With an array of incredibly talented vendors, it is especially refreshing to see a Spring Racing celebration step away from pastels and opt for vibrant blues and deep greens instead. Consistency becomes key in this celebration, as the colour

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And We’re Off – OIP Spring Racing Editorial

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Iconic to the Melbourne Events Calendar, the Spring Racing Carnival offers more than just a day at the races. If you were to ask a group of people what they love about the event, it’s unlikely they’ll narrow it down to one thing. For some it might be ‘the race that stops a nation’, others could say fashion on the fields, and some will admit it’s just about the opportunity to get a little too

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A Pop of Colour Garden Party

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The flowery feast below was designed by the talented Stephanie Luketic, Director of the Eventurer. With lush foliage and popping blooms of pink roses, yellow daliahs and orange tulips against the neutral tones, it is the touch of Spring we are patiently waiting for, also reminding us garden parties don’t always need to take place outside. When discussing the shoot, Stephanie shared ‘We wanted to have some fun with colour and our aim was to

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MARBLE & COPPER DESSERT TABLE

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Marble and copper is our current favourite combo not only for dessert tables but for home-wares as well, so we are delighted to share with you this beautiful dessert table styled to perfection by Merveille French Styling. Here’s what Virginie shared about styling this dessert table; The idea behind this photoshoot – was to capture the contemporary, but also timeless beauty of marble & copper in the raw state of nature. This match made in

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GEOMETRIC & WATER COLOURED THEMED DESSERT TABLES

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Today we are sharing the part two of the beautiful dessert table displays by Pretty Pedestals for One Wedding Day Wedding Fair in Sydney. Here’s what Lisa shared about styling these stunning dessert tables; With our geometric tablescape we wanted to create a contemporary look with bold colours so settled on a blue, white and gold colour palette and used a combination of our classic round cake stands and vintage pedestals with interesting geometric patterns.

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