‘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- I See, Ice-cream at your Wedding Day!

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Gone are the days of a lacklustre wedding day, with the same old traditions that don’t reflect the couples’ personalities, which can leave guests feeling disengaged and perhaps even a little bored by the end of the ceremony. Nowadays, couples are finding ways to put their own flare on their special day, making it a truly memorable and fun day for all! Desserts tables are both visually appealing and generally offer something sweet for everyone

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Harry & Louis’ Super Bear Party

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There’s nothing quite like a do-it-yourself party at home, filled with hand crafted elements, really reflecting the personality of the little birthday guy or gal. When Emily, mother to Harry, aged three, and Louis, aged one, was planning this birthday bash, she didn’t want to go down the “traditional super hero route” so it was rolled into a Super Hero Bear, and Baby Bear Party. The older of the two birthday boys, Harry, took some

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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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Alex’s “Wild Child” Baby Shower

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Despite what people may think, when it comes to throwing a baby shower, going overboard on hues of pink or blue isn’t mandatory. Whether you don’t know the sex of the baby, or a gender neutral party is more of your thing, either way, baby showers can take any form or style! Today we share with you Alex’s “Wild Child” Baby Shower, channelling some serious bohemian glam! The white macramé hanger with “Welcome Baby” above

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Harper’s Two, ¡Let’s Fiesta!

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When your blessed enough to have a stylish mama who owns her own party ware boutique, you know you’re going to celebrate each special milestone fabulously. So when her blonde little babe, Harper, turned two, she decided to go all out channelling some perfectly pretty Palm Springs Fiesta vibes! Embellishing the space in rose gold, blush and pink tones, counterposed with some lush green palms and a touch of cacti, the place was transformed into

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OIP’s Mother’s Day Editorial

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In more recent times the modern Mother can be defined in many ways: A stay at home mum, a working mum or even perform the role of bearing some relation to their children, who may or may not be their biological offspring. At OIP we are all mothers! We are career women working outside of the home and we are carers for our little ones inside the home.  For our Mother’s Day editorial this year

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Celebrating Motherhood in Photos

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10 Gender Neutral Baby Shower Themes

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Stuck on a theme for your next baby shower?  We have put together some super cute suggestions to help get the party started.  From sophisticated to simple these baby shower gender neutral themes are the perfect way to welcome the new edition.  Get busy brainstorming matching invitations, mocktails and cakes with these themes in mind that will blow your guests away and the Mum to be! 1. Oh Baby – You can really team this

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Fabulous Friday – Burnished Metals Taking Over

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Warm metals like copper, brass and rose gold was so on trend for last year, but as we move into 2017 you’ll see a shift away from this super polished look. You’ll see a more a more industrial aesthetic, with black steel and burnished metals taking over. Image via italianbark.com Image via Nouba Image via insidestores  Image via Camille Styles Image via omundodejess Image via Paper Fusion Boutique Image via Hey Wedding Lady Image via Once Wed Image

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Up, up & away! Aidan’s Up in the air 1st Birthday

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We are so excited to feature this incredibly adorable party planned by the ever so talented Lisa Plafadelli from Lettuce and Co. Lisa shows us how to throw a stylish, fun and down right colourful party for this special little guy! It features such an exquisite collection of furniture, flowers and plenty of fun aspects to make this party unique and down right fantastic! “The party was held at a private residence in Toorak and our

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Fabulous Friday – Rainbow Road

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Fabulous *Flatware* Friday

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 If you’ve ever wanted to up your dinner party game, might I suggest swapping out your humble everyday hardworking cutlery for some sleek or ornate flatware. Utensils that will dazzle and delight your guests, and add that additional styling element to your next tablescape. Not convinced? Look at the collections below and tell me you don’t feel inspired! Image via Wallpaper Image via Anthropologie Image via Anthropologie  Image via Mod Cloth Image via Anthropologie Image

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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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Terrazzo – The Next Big Thing

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Move over Marble, it’s Terrazzo’s time to shine! This stunning speckled surface is currently making a huge comeback in interior design – but don’t expect it to end there. We’re predicting the design will be mimicked across fashion, and fancy AF party ware too. So get ready for terrazzo styled stationary and cakes, and fall in love with the texture and diversity of this marvellous material via the images below. Image via Papermint Image via Sight

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5 tips to help navigate your engagement photoshoot

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Image via Adriana Valásquez 1. Decide if you really want a photographer present at the moment of proposal  Yes, those viral ‘proposal moment’ images are so utterly awe inspiring that you might find yourself tagging your partner in the post with a generic comment like “I want it like this”. But do you actually? Proposing or being proposed too is a moment of sheer terror, excitement, love, and did I say terror? Even if you

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Welcoming the Autumn Mood

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Today marks the first day of Autumn! We know - saying goodbye to long Summer days that pour into night can feel bitter sweet for many, but there is so much to celebrate about the transitioning beauty of this colourful and cooling season! Here’s some of our favourite Autumn inspiration.  Image via Ruffled Image via Ever Mine Image via Home Esthetics  Image via Ruffled Image via Colin Cowie Weddings Image via Rock My Wedding Image via Nouba Image via Hey Wedding Lady Image via Bridal Musings

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