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


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


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


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


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


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 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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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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WOODLAND THEMED DESSERT TABLE BY PRETTY PEDESTALS Write Up By Pretty Pedestal When I got the news that we were chosen as a vendor for One Fine Day wedding fair held in Sydney on 7 & 8 February, I was over the moon for our cake stands and dessert pedestals to be on display amongst some of the bridal industry’s finest suppliers.   I immediately started dreaming up my cake stand wonderland, eventually deciding on

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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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This darling Monkey themed Baptism party is sent to us by Akrivi of Party Printables by Akrivi. How cute is the dessert table and we love the colours used to style this adorable party.   Here’s what Akrivi shared about planning this party; The Baptism of my Nephew Christopher was extra special for me as I had the honour of also being his Godmother.We had a small family lunch but I couldn’t help myself and

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Fresh florals, decadent sweets and beautiful decor, we are loving this high tea party styled by Sweets To Indulge By J & J. Here’s what Jenine shared about planning this party; “Jess and I styled this afternoon high tea party. The brief was pearls and pretty and I think we achieved that. Client was amazed and all her guests had a wonderful time.”   Vendors: Cakes, cupcakes by Cakes To Indulge by JenniePancotta and macarons by Sweet Deserts Are

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Naked Cakes are an increasingly popular trend, and I think this trend is here to stay for quite some time. Love how Monaliz from Bella Sweets Melbourne has styled the cake with fresh flowers and fruits in this dessert table. Here’s what Monaliz had to say about styling this beautiful dessert table; I wanted a dessert table that was not too formal but more rustic and feminine. I used a gold frame that could stand

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Black and white stripes are a favourite of mine, combined with bright florals they make quite a statement, like this beautiful dessert table styled by the very talented Sofia Portugal of Bistrot Chic. Here’s what Sofia had to say about planning this fabulous party; A 40th anniversary is an important date to one’s life and it must be celebrated in bold colors! Our client asked us for an elegant dessert table, but also colorful, so

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An intimate evening of fine dining and astrological insight. Pack A Perfect Party was recently asked to style this fabulous dinner party for a client who just wanted an excuse to get the girls together and to try something  a little different! What entailed was an intimate evening for 10, with a  fabulous menu catered for by Jeff the chef and an opportunity for  astrological insight through a private consultation with Dyan Langdon of  Soul Tracing. The beautifully styled stationery

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Love the fresh colour palette of this beautiful party styled by House Of Creative Designs. The graduation caps used throughout this Dessert Table adds a fun element.   Here’s what Haddy had to say about styling this party: I styled this 8th Grade Graduation Party for an adorable girl. I wanted to design something that would be whimsical and a little different then what you normally see but still incorporating all the iconic Graduation items.   

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