10 Gender Neutral Baby Shower Themes


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 – Go Nuts for Doughnuts!


Move over 3 tied chocolate wedding cake… Donuts are back in town! In a very interesting way. The doughnut wall craze is the culmination of two wedding trends: familiar comfort food with something that is novel and unexpected. Couples are going to familiar food in an unfamiliar presentation. They are moving away from formal fine dining and are attracted to doing anything interactive and fun—like going to get a doughnut off a wall. Image from

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Pastel Unicorn Fiesta


Who can resist a unicorn party and pastel colours! This Unicorn theme party was held in Ecuador for a family celebration honouring a grandmother who turned 96 years of age styled by Helen Guzman from Bonito Design. Who sweetly cried out of joy and absolutely loved it! The dessert table was decorated with rainbow cookies, unicorn cake topper, unicorn cake pops, sprinkle cake with marshmallow, mini unicorn pinatas, ice cream cones filled with flavoured popcorn, vanilla cupcakes

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Jayden’s Rustic Vintage Hot Air Balloon 1st Birthday

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Little adorable Jayden celebrated his first birthday with this hot air balloon theme. This is the second time that Thanh from Sweet Event Styling has worked with Jayden’s Mum Asia, this time being his first birthday. The brief from Jayden’s mum was hot air balloon theme with colours of pastel blue, white with a touch of rustic vintage. The party was held at Barenz, Lounge in Camden, NSW. They had a 3 tied birthday cake complete with a

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Fabulous Friday – Burnished Metals Taking Over


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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Good Vibes for Kai’s 1st Birthday!

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Kai’s 1st birthday was destined to be special as his mama, Kendra Plastow is a creatively talented event stylist who ensured her special little guy’s party was absolutely perfect!   Her agenda was to have a happy afternoon, their friends and family could visit to lend their love and support in helping Kai celebrate his big day. The party was hosted in their home, so little Kai would be comfortable with all the activity and

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


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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A Very Spooky 30th


Some say turning 30 is scary. And well, in this case it was absolutely terrifying! Mary Ronis designed and styled this Victorian masterpiece for her client Sophie, and the results are positively chilling. Mary recalls the event. ‘When my amazing client Sophie called me and gave me the brief for her 30th birthday, I wanted to scream from excitement! I couldn’t wait to transform her contemporary home into an old haunted Victorian house! We installed

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Fabulous *Flatware* Friday


 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


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


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


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


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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Oscar Outfits we love


Is it just me, or do the Oscars always remind you of how many great movies you need to add to your watch list? On Sunday night (Monday for us Aussies), the best of the film industry gathered to celebrate and award the finest of the business with an iconic 24 karat plated statuette. But for me, what is equally iconic is the attendees fashion choices. Here were our favourites. Image via The Australian Image via

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Cohan’s Fiesta First Birthday

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A desert rose amidst the thorn in my side (also known as Monday), comes this festive dessert set up for Cohen’s birthday! Baked and styled to perfect by Treats for Evie, the OIP team still love a good cactus themed treat, and adore the use of colour in this set up! About planning the festive feast, Kathleen of Treats for Evie had this to say – ‘Cohen’s first birthday was all about fun, fiesta and colour. I

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Fabulous Friday: Fandom Cakes


Last weeks Star Wars feature got me thinking, there are so many amazing novelty cakes out there that celebrate fandoms. Whether it be the recipients favourite TV series, a video game, book, or Disney character. Bakers and Cake Designers defy gravity (and any understanding of cake I thought I had) to create absolute magic. So for today’s Fabulous Friday, we’re sharing some truly fabulous fandom cakes that’ll turn you green with envy. image via Shook Up

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Ika and Matt’s Wedding


Say what you will about the concept of happily ever after, look at Ika’s beaming smile and tell me it isn’t real! Today we have the pleasure of sharing Matt and Ika’s wedding, which was impeccably styled by Joni of Chasing Arrows for 250 guests! Creating an intimate atmosphere for such a large guests is no easy feat, but Joni achieved just that. You can read more about how she brought this beautiful celebration together below. ‘Ika and

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