4 Party Themes that perfectly include ‘Greenery’

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If you don’t follow the Pantone Colour of the Year, you mightn’t be aware of how significant a seemingly random plucked colour has on the following years trends influencing runways, advertising, interior design and you guessed it, event styling. In celebration of the 2017 colour Greenery, we’ve decided to round up four different themes that incorporate the colour effortlessly in hopes of inspiring your next event. image via Pantone Tropical Tropical became a huge trend

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30 garlands that’ll have you reaching for the balloon pump

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Showing no signs of deflating – or perhaps floating to new heights of popularity is the balloon garland. A free form balloon installation that uses asymmetry (unlike their uncool uncle, the balloon arch) to create organic movement and effortless whimsy at many events around the world. OIP had the pleasure of styling a pastel hued one as part of our Mothers Day Editorial last year thanks to the talents of House of Party, and continue to sing the praises of

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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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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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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 WITH WINNIE Q

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 Today we are sharing another fabulous party as part of our luxe for less series. This intimate Dinner Party was styled  by the very talented Winnie of  Winnie Q Events, who put it all together for under $100.  Here’s what Winnie shared about this party; To kick off the festive season I prepared an intimate dinner for some of my closest friends.  I don’t know about you, but I love Christmas – some people say

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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-LUXE FOR LESS

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We set out a challenge to style a luxe christmas table/dessert table for under $75, and our creative directors Astrid and Larissa did not fail to impress. Just goes to show you don’t need to spend a lot to host a stylish soiree. Over the next few days we will be showcasing the OIP Luxe For Less series, hope you get inspired to create something equally stunning this Christmas. Tropical Christmas Brunch by our Creative Director in Melbourne-Larissa

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HALLOWEEN SHOP GUIDE

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Looking for some last minute Halloween shopping ideas? Here is our edit on best buys for this Halloween.     1. Boo Bunch Napkins ($6.95)    2. Striped Paper Straws ($3)      3. Giant Orange Balloon ($7.50)      4. Chevron Party Bags ($5.95)        5. Dot Orange Cups ($6.95) 6. Polka Dot Loot Bags ($3.95)     7. Small Tin Pail ($2.90)     8. Chevron Washi Tape ($3.95)     9.

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OIP SHOP GUIDE:PEACH AND GOLD

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Peach and Gold looks gorgeous together to style any event, throw in a few touches of glitter and you have a perfect palette to work with. Here’s our shop edit to help you find the best party supplies in these colours.   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10  

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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TEN CUTE AND EASY CAKE TOPPER IDEAS

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So you’ve made a mouth wateringly delicious and stunningly beautiful cake but it’s just missing that last piece of wow factor?! Check out this compilation of cute and creative cake toppers that put the final touch of love onto your baked brilliance. From teeny tiny balloons to more edible delights there’s sure to be something you’ll love. Which cake topper is your favourite?   IMAGE SOURCE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,

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BEAUTIFUL BACKDROPS

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No matter what sort of special occasion you’re planning, there are an almost endless amount of ideas on how to create a backdrop that perfectly compliments your theme. Fresh florals teamed with natural fabrics and woods are a stunning fit for any rustic themed event. Use colour matched papers to construct any number of fabulous creations from garlands and pinwheels to giant flowers. Alternatively, the traditional balloon can be made into something truly eye catching

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DIY CUPCAKES IN A JAR

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Written By India Kitty -Our Youngest Team Member, 10yrs old & super talented! Jars are so cute and really popular at the moment. You can have drinks in a jar, layered fruits and yogurt in a jar and my favourite cupcakes in a jar. Imagine at the end of your party handing everyone a cute cake in a jar, or giving your best friend a cute packaged cupcake in a jar for their Birthday –

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DECORATING WITH BALLOONS

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Here’s our roundup of Easy To Implement, DIY, Budget Friendly Ideas on decorating with balloons!       Pic Source: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,8, 9, 10