STRIPES AND FLOWERS DESSERT TABLE

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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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HOT AIR BALLOON PARTY

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I love receiving Party Submissions from Kiss With Style as each one is amazing. I admire the attention to detail in their work. This Hot Air Balloon party is no different. Here’s what Yolanda had to share about this fabulous party; Little Mathias Xavier Di Carlo flew Up, Up & Away to celebrate his combined Christening and first birthday party.  This stunning event was organised by his very talented mother Meredith.  The theme was vintage

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Romantic Vintage Opulence-Styled Wedding Shoot

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I am loving this vintage wedding shoot styled by Simple Elegance Melbourne.  They branched out into Weddings only recently but looking at these beautiful pictures you can tell it was meant to be. Here’s what they had to say about this shoot; Our Romantic Vintage Opulence theme incorporates elegant silver ware and whimsical pieces with a purple and cream color scheme to give it a dreamy and opulent feel. The photo shoot includes a dessert

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AUTUMN WEDDING INSPIRATION

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Rich, warm hues and natural beauty make for an enticing and romantic Autumn wedding. The crisp weather invites decadence and comfort with delicious, heart warming treats and an abundance of rustic charm. Fall in love with the natural beauty of this season. For gorgeous, rustic wedding products please see our shop category here. Pictures Source  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Written By Nicole and Mardi of Simply Sweet Soirees    

LOVE IS SWEET! VALENTINE’S DAY FREEBIE!

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Here is a printable Valentine’s Day sweet gift box for you all to enjoy. Perfect to pop a few heart chocolates or any scrumptious treats (as long as they are not too heavy!) or even a small gift. If you don’t need a box but you love this design you can simply cut out the squares and create gift tags!     Simple printing & assembly instructions included on

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BEVERAGE STATION STYLING IDEAS

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With summer well and truly here we’ve compiled some great beverage station ideas to help keep your guests hydrated. You can make your station as easy or complicated as you wish and style to suit your chosen theme. Why not give it a go at your next event?   Source: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7   Written By Nicole and Mardi of Simply Sweet Soirees      

TROPICAL THEMED PARTY

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“Aruba, Jamaica, ooh I wanna take you to Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama Key Largo Montego, baby why don’t we go …” Tropical and Hawaiian parties have always been highly popular. Summer in Australia is finally here, so why not invite a few friends, mix fruity cocktails, dust off your Hawaiian shirt/sarong/shorts or that hot bikini you just cannot wait to put on (yes, I’m being sarcastic!), spin some sweet’n’smooth tunes and imagine you

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Hello 2014! FUN FREE PRINTABLE

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Here is a little freebie to put on your desk or on your inspiration board to welcome 2014 with open arms! I hope 2014 will be exciting, joyful, full of adventure and opportunities. As this is a party blog lets not forget to wish you lots of reasons to celebrate!   There are two different colours to choose from. The size when printed at 100% is A4. Download here, BLUSH, MINT INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Print onto

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WHAT TO WEAR ON NEW YEAR’S EVE

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Are you ready to paint the town red? When planning your New Year’s Eve outfit you can’t really go wrong with a LBD (Little Black Dress) and all you need is a single piece of statement jewellery like this Samantha Wills Necklace below to ring in the new year in perfect style!       Source: Dress, Bag, Necklace, Shoes, Lipstick

PERFECT CHRISTMAS TABLE STYLING

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If you need inspiration or last minute ideas to put together a fabulous Christmas Table, you have come to the right place. Absolutely love this setting by Ruffles & Bells Wedding and Event Styling, and Eliska was kind enough to share product details with our lovely readers (scroll down for info). Styling & Photography: Ruffles & Bells Wedding and Event Styling Candle votives, candle sticks for hire: Ruffles & Bells Wedding and Event Styling Gold

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SHINE ON: INSPIRATION FOR A PERFECT NEW YEARS PARTY

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Are you planning a party to ring in the new year? We certainly are, and this year I have chosen to dazzle my guests with a silver/glitter theme.  Make your New Year’s Eve Party sparkle with these perfect finds!   Silver Paper Lanterns, Giant Numbered Balloons, Glittering Serveware, Chevron Paper Straws,  Macaron Tower, Silver piñata, Beverage Dispenser,  Giant Balloon  

TIPS AND IDEAS FOR HOSTING AN ICE-CREAM PARTY

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You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream!! Summer celebrations are best spent cooling off and what better way to do that than with ice cream? The soft colours of gelati are a match made in heaven for so many different types of celebrations. Whether it be a birthday party, Christening or wedding there are heaps of DIY ideas for your party decorations. I love the ice cream cone garland used here by

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ALL ABOARD: LATEST NAUTICAL FINDS

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Creating a nautical/maritime nursery is such a classic style.  Of course, there are lots of options colour wise (I love grey, white and aqua for nautical as well) but I have rounded up some finds in the traditional scheme of red, white and blue.  From wallpaper to gorgeous softies, you can find so many items that will blend in perfectly with the theme.  Of course, like any theme, pick a few elements and don’t go

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MINT TO BE

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Mint is one of the most (if not THE most) popular party colours at the moment. Mint is cool, calm and collected. It likes hanging out with soft, girly blush pink on a regular basis. Those two are almost inseparable. They complement each other and form a romantic and dreamy colour combination. I do like mint, I like it a lot, however recently I have been suffering from mintitis (common name – mint overload). That

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QUEEN OF HEARTS BRIDAL SHOWER

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Absolutely love this stunning Queen of Hearts Dessert Table styled by Kiss With Style for a bridal shower.   Here’s what Yolanda had to say about styling and planning this party; This Queen of Hearts bridal shower was a surprise event organised by the bride’s mother and younger sister. The client requested an opulent tea party fit for a queen. The event was hosted at the family home and the formal sitting room was transformed

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SUGAR SKULL DAY OF THE DEAD HALLOWEEN PARTY

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There are so many details to love in this fabulous Halloween party styled to perfection by Alicia of Perfectly Sweet. We love the skull piñatas and the colourful desserts. Here’s what Alicia had to say about styling this party; This spooky but fun Sugar skull dessert buffet was created to celebrate the Mexican tradition  “the day of the dead” from the 31st of October  to the 2nd of November.  Using bright colours and of course my favourite

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SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN PARTY

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Loving this Halloween Party submitted by Allison of Wild Rose Sweets & Styling. Here’s what she had to say about putting together this spooktacular soiree! “Whilst Halloween isn’t as widely celebrated in Australia as it is in America, as a Mum to four boys who love anything creepy I couldn’t let it go by without a little fun.  I put together this dessert table to tempt both adults and kids alike with a focus on

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SHOP GUIDE: FLORAL INSPIRED DECOR

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I’m sure when you think of spring time, you think of flowers (personally, I also think of hayfever – afterall I’m a pale skinned, freckly, red head!)……and lucky for us, beautiful florals are trending in interiors!  Anything from small liberty style prints to bold and abstract prints. I have rounded up some of my favourite finds that work perfectly in a nursery or a little girls room. Source: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Contributed

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