Tips and tricks to planning a small social gathering

Social gatherings provide us with the opportunity to celebrate a recent success, like your bestie’s recent accomplishment, an intimate engagement or just solely for a scratch or itch to entertain! We believe that there is always a great reason to get your friends and family together to celebrate! An occasion on a smaller scale is… Read More Tips and tricks to planning a small social gathering

Aiden’s penguin party: a Winter themed 4th birthday

As we approach high Summer, those of us who are more organised may already be dreaming of inspiration for our Winter events. Held in April, just as the autumn chill begins to emerge in Sydney, Aiden’s penguin party certainly fit the bill for a perfect Winter Wonderland celebration. The celebration was made extra special by a… Read More Aiden’s penguin party: a Winter themed 4th birthday

Sylvana’s 13th birthday: a 50’s Grease-themed party

Grease was definitely the word for Sylvana’s 13th birthday party hosted at awesome Brisbane venue The Joinery in June. The theme was a 50’s Grease-themed party. The team from Celebrating in Style transformed the warehouse-style venue into a scene straight out of the cult movie, including a mock diner featuring retro booths, an ice-cream soda… Read More Sylvana’s 13th birthday: a 50’s Grease-themed party

Keep it funky: a disco-themed bridal shower

Bree Dahlhaus runs a boutique bridal accessory store, Little White Couture and has been very busy lately! We recently featured a gorgeous pastel brunch shower here, and now she’s back with a funky disco-themed bridal shower look! Together with the styling of Lovely Occasions, they’re unstoppable! The addition of bright metallics really brings a modern edge… Read More Keep it funky: a disco-themed bridal shower

How to create a modern and stylish licensed character party

So your little one wants a character party, and you want a beautifully designed and elegant affair? It is possible to create a modern and stylish licensed character party! Many of us love planning a party. Even those of us not in the industry want to have a hands-on experience with our parties. Designing, styling, and… Read More How to create a modern and stylish licensed character party

New product alert: brownie meme boxes

Introducing… brownie meme boxes! Greeting cards are so passe…why not say it with brownies! These perfectly packaged parcels of deliciousness have been recently launched by the talented team from delleiciousbyelle Perfect for parties, last minute celebrations or gifting, these cute little boxes say so much in so little space! They’re composed of letter-shaped brownies and… Read More New product alert: brownie meme boxes

Coachella Party: I’d rather be at Coachella, Sorry, Kidchella!

I really do love the creativity of Aussie party vendors. But I have a soft spot for the USA West Coast Party Vibe!  Hands up if you agree? It’s so colourful, and bright…. must be all that California sun! And this Coachella Party… California summons up lots of cool things, the Coachella Valley Music festival… Read More Coachella Party: I’d rather be at Coachella, Sorry, Kidchella!

Getting to know Lucy Leonardi, family and kids party photographer!

Since its beginning, the art of photography has never been far from family life. Whether it’s the arrival of your first newborn, christenings, first steps or birthdays a photographer – especially a kids party photographer – is central to keeping the memory of the occasion. Lucy Leonardi captures these intimate family moments through her candid, natural and… Read More Getting to know Lucy Leonardi, family and kids party photographer!

Zoey’s Noah’s Ark 100 days celebration party

Recently, the creative team at Rainy Sunday styled a gorgeous 100 days celebration for baby Zoey at Camperdown Commons. Sydney peeps, if you’re not familiar, this wonderful venue is totally rustic and perfect for a Pinterest worthy celebration. Read more for Noah’s Ark 100 days celebration. The request from the client was ‘stylish party with a pretty… Read More Zoey’s Noah’s Ark 100 days celebration party

Harry’s chef and cooking 4th birthday party

Emily of Hey Sugar Styling in New Zealand put together and fun and funky chef/restaurant/cooking themed do for her little boy Harry’s chef and cooking 4th birthday party. The finer details and authenticity of this party are fantastic. The design and styling, (black and white gingham,  reminiscent of chef’s uniform and Italian restaurant tablecloths, mixed… Read More Harry’s chef and cooking 4th birthday party

The coolest inspo for your next lemon inspired party

Never has a citrus occupied the world of parties, design and fashion like the humble little lemon. Something about it just keeps drawing us in. Perhaps it’s because from its sour being such delicious things can be created. Lemonade, lemon meringue pie, or lemon sorbet. Perhaps it’s the connotations of freshness, happiness and energy emanating from… Read More The coolest inspo for your next lemon inspired party

An Outback Luxe Wedding in the Top End

This wedding is giving me so many feels! Set amongst the natural beauty of the Northern Territory, the styling of this wedding was literally a ‘marriage’ (excuse the pun) of such diverse elements. Where the magical and ancient landscape of the top-end meets modern neon, native florals meet old-world crystalware, and drone footage beautifully captures it… Read More An Outback Luxe Wedding in the Top End

4 reasons to host a kitchen tea party before your wedding

Whatever happened to the old school kitchen tea party? Has it been surpassed by the bridal shower with its abundance of bubbly, non-domestic related gifts, balloons, and robes? According to leondabytheyarra.com.au, Traditionally, a Bridal Kitchen Tea is just that – an afternoon tea in which guests bring a gift for the Bride suitable for the kitchen… Read More 4 reasons to host a kitchen tea party before your wedding

Sienna’s Hot Pink Magnolia 7th birthday party

Welcome to Sienna’s Hot Pink Magnolia 7th birthday party! Taking cues from the space around her, coupled with Insta party inspiration, Sophie Lozanoski of Sweet Sienna Event Styling set out to create something perfect for her daughter Sienna’s 7th birthday party (also the namesake of her styling biz)! At the kid’s spa where Sienna’s birthday… Read More Sienna’s Hot Pink Magnolia 7th birthday party

Brand new party magazine: the Winter Mini Mag is here!

We know you love party magazines because you keep asking us for more! We’re so excited to share our new Winter Mini Mag with you!  It’s full real parties, party inspiration, a delicious recipe to help those winter blues and lots more! We hope you like our styled baby shower shoot which was influenced by Mary Poppins.… Read More Brand new party magazine: the Winter Mini Mag is here!