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
I instantly fell in love with this Neon Glitter birthday party the minute I saw it. I dislike cliches, but it needs to be said: this party is every girl’s dream! Neon + Cool White + Glitter + Ponies (that’s not even the half of it…)? It’s the perfect balance of pretty pink, and modern… Read More Aaleyah’s Neon Glitter Birthday Party
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
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
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!
Let’s party USA style! Our friend Morgan held a 4th of July gathering to celebrate all things big, brash and star-spangled in true-blue Aussie style! Read on for all the details. Over the last few years, there has been a renewed interest in American food in Australia, with the likes of local… Read More A true blue 4th of July Dinner Party
I love it when a theme is popular, yet not so popular that all the parties begin to have a certain uniform ‘look’. Kind of like what happened with unicorns. They started varied and unique, and have now evolved into the ubiquitous (and beautiful) ‘sleepy eye unicorn party’. Dinosaurs are right in that sweet spot –… Read More Milan’s urban-modern dinosaur second birthday
Have you met Charlie from ZOOM Images (one of our favourite event photographers)? Charlie Sleiman is a father of 3 and a husband of 1. For as long as Charlie can remember he has been overflowing with a passion for creativity. In primary school, Charlie was building things when he should’ve been reading things. In high… Read More Meet Charlie, your next event photographer
Our friend Emily of Party Bebe recently hosted the cutest baby shower for her sister Anna! Of course, as always, Emily certainly delivered! She takes us through the details of Anna’s baby shower cake bar here. The main focus was the cake bar, but there was also a bloom bar and a ‘bump bar’. The location Although Anna… Read More Anna’s bright baby shower and cake bar
Amelia’s talented mummy Megann definitely has an eye for detail. Not only she is a well-established food photographer, but she is also an avid crafter, having put together all the elements for Amelia’s ‘Let’s Flamingle/Flamingo themed party on her own (with a little help from a friend called Martha, Stewart, that is). Amelia’s glam flamingo… Read More Amelia’s glam flamingo birthday party
Are you ready for it? This is one of the most Insta-worthy kids’ parties you’ll ever see. And I’m not just talking about the amazing level of detail that has gone into this set-up. It’s a modern and stylish rendition of the garden party (without comprising on magic) that even grown-ups will covet for their… Read More Sienna’s whimsical garden fourth birthday party
Welcome to the modern stylings of Carpe Diem Styled Events! When I stumbled across this account a few weeks ago, it was insta-nt love! Daniela is one of those stylists who has a very definitive look, whilst maintaining original flavour for every party she styles. This boy baby shower is modern and elegant – everything you… Read More Boy oh boy! An elegant welcome boy baby shower
A beautiful setting for a special occasion, Perth’s Carawatha Park was the perfect location for Darcy’s first birthday jungle party. Lots of colour and cuteness is how I describe this party, featuring all of your classic and cute baby jungle animals such as elephant and tiger. Scroll down for details and pics. Bright pops of green… Read More A colourful and classic first birthday jungle party
World cup fever is upon us again, and here at Confetti HQ, we have decided that it’s time to explore this perennial fave kid’s theme. But rather than your standard green with white, we decided to try and hunt around for some unique renditions of this theme. So here it is. The best ideas for how… Read More How to host the coolest soccer party around (World Cup special)
Have you seen our little party magazine in stores? We’d love to see some pics. And to sweeten the deal, we have a little giveaway of party stuff up for grabs! Do you love to keep your party cupboard well stocked? Then you’ll love this prize! Prize value $130 My Little Day Unicorn bunting, plates… Read More Giveaway Time: Issue 7 Finder
Aiden’s colourful science party was a fun, bright and educational affair styled by Pop the Balloon Children’s Parties. The backdrop and dessert table The focal point of the party was an appropriately positioned blackboard, beautifully decorated by a local artist, Artchalk. Matching props adorned the table, giving the set up a 3D effect. As Roxanne, stylist… Read More Aiden’s colourful science party
Little Maebel’s 1st Cute Kitten first Birthday party was inspired by her mum Nicole who has always had a love of cats. In Nicole’s words “both Maebel and I love our cat Ishka” and what better way to celebrate than by being surrounded by the things you love. Gorgeous Maebel was dressed for her party… Read More A cute little kitten first birthday celebration
It’s been over a year since we first released our digital edition magazines, and now, with the release of our next issue coming up, we wanted to celebrate by showcasing more of the amazing images shot for the magazine cover. Scroll on for some yummy sweets, modern mauve and bright party feels. I especially love… Read More Mash it Up: Modern mauve, patterns and brights
A pop star themed party is not just for a little one! Whether you’re a kid playing with a pretend mike, a clubbing 25-year-old or reminiscing about good times, music inspires the fun in us all. What better way to bring together music and parties than a party in your honour that’s a homage to… Read More Cool ideas for hosting a pop star themed party
Amazing mummy Chelsea put together a beautiful celebration for her little one Grayson’s first birthday! Being a single mama, she set out to get everything done on a budget and enlisted the help of her mum, dad, brother and best friend. Chelsea had been tossing up between a woodland or jungle theme. Even after setting… Read More A DIY Vintage Jungle First Birthday
Submitted by the team at Lovely Occasions, who also did the styling. Follow them on Instagram or Facebook. Anna from Print & Party in Brisbane wanted to combine her son Ben’s 5th birthday and daughter Charlotte’s 3rd birthday as they are only 6 weeks apart. A combined birthday would be extra special as all of their friends… Read More Mermaids versus sharks party: a beautiful ocean themed birthday
How satisfying is it to see a lovely table set up with beautifully matching items? You can have exactly that with this custom party cups and cutlery DIY. For the most part, it’s easy enough to find what you need from a party store, and there is a great range of places where you can… Read More DIY: Custom party cups and cutlery + FREE download
I get really excited when I hear about a party that is not a birthday. I know, birthdays are EVERYTHING. But, there are so many celebrations worthy of extra special parties, they should be more common! As far as ocean themed parties go, this underwater party is up there! This party was for an end-of-season… Read More An underwater party – go team starfish, go!
Don’t you just love party puns? I’m a real sucker for them! Best thing about having kids birthday parties? You get to try them all out. Today’s ballerina party feature has it’s very own one! Today we’re featuring this popular yet underrated pretty Prima Ballerina theme. It to, features a cute pun, titled ‘Two-tu adorable!’… Read More A pink prima ballerina birthday party for Miss Two
When I was way younger (in the 80’s), I fondly remember celebrating my older cousins’ sixteenth Birthdays. No doubt movies such as Sixteen Candles were an influence. However, by the 90’s when I got to the age of 16, I don’t remember going to any 16th’s for friends or family. It’s almost like we just didn’t care… Read More The Reinvention of the Sweet Sixteenth
I love culturally inspired celebrations. With so much diversity in the world, I love seeing the colours, traditions and styling of different regions brought into parties! This soirée was a wedding anniversary for a couple who had lived in Singapore. The look was brought together by the team at The Aesthetic Styling Co in Perth,… Read More A Singaporean anniversary affair
For those of the Orthodox religion, Easter comes anywhere between one week to one month after the Easter holidays in Australia (the date of Easter Sunday is usually the first Sunday after the first Full Moon occurring on or after the March equinox, as per the Gregorian calendar. Eastern churches, including Orthodox, use the Julian… Read More A simple Easter celebration: DIY + Styling
So our whole schedule was thrown out today upon finding out it was National Unicorn Day! So in honour of the day, here they are… our favourite unicorn parties! Ruby’s Unicorn Party This bright, fun and shiny unicorn party was curated and styled by the team from This Little Party. This included supply of decorations… Read More Celebrating national unicorn day!
Is there any more cause for celebration than the birth of a new life? What a better way to start a life on the right foot than with the message ‘The Sky is the Limit’. That was the theme this mummy and daddy used to celebrate the impending birth of their baby Abril. This party… Read More The Sky is the Limit, Baby!
Young, wild and three doesn’t always have to be boho and rustic. Sometimes it can be pretty and delicate. Today Theresa, a mum from the US who also runs a party supply store, talks us through her party styling for her twins’ third birthday. Having a set of twins with not much in common makes… Read More Young, wild and three
If there’s one thing I like better than parties, it’s parties with a clever pun. When talented mummy Santana from across the pond in NZ decided to throw her little one a 1st birthday party, she knew exactly what theme to use – a Mexican themed first birthday fiesta. And this party was definitely ‘Nacho average… Read More Nacho average first birthday!
With 100,000 posts tagged #unicornparty on Instagram, I don’t think the trend will be going anywhere soon. Whilst we all love the beautiful sleepy eye unicorn theme that has been ever so popular, sometimes it’s nice to step outside the box and use another direction. Here are 10 beautiful handmade unicorn party products for a… Read More 10 beautiful handmade products for a unique unicorn party
Today, a very talented stylist, Tica, all the way from Florida, talks to us about her Black Unicorn party. I loved the inspiration behind this. Read on for more. The Black Unicorn Soiree with a topical flair came about because Unicorns may not be real, but the unicorn trend definitely is! We all have seen the… Read More The Black Tropical Unicorn Soiree
In a second instalment from Style Vine Events, we hear from Melissa, who tells us about this pretty little fairy garden party she recently styled. This party was for a 5th birthday and we wanted something girly that would suit the venue, which was Hazlehurst Gardens in Gymea, Sydney. The gardens are a part of the… Read More Little fairies in the garden
Pink, pink and more pink! Yes we love it. And yes, it looks great on our Insta feeds. But we’re ready for something fresh – especially for little girls’ parties. Enter this black and gold affair by Style Vine Events! Here is Melissa of Style Vine talking us through the party. This party was an… Read More A pretty in (not) pink affair
Introducing Mr&Mrs WTF to the Confetti Community! Mr&Mrs WTF is a unique photobooth biz, providing a variety of super creative props, photobooths, stands and much more to hire at a very reasonable cost! I truly love their unique products! Nadine from Mr&Mrs WTF popped in to Confetti HQ to give us the low down on how Mr&Mrs… Read More Introducing… Mr & Mrs WTF
I’m so excited to share this party with you today, because it has lots of things that I love! We’re also huge fans of the neon trend here at Confetti Fair. It’s retro, urban and edgy. So suitable for a creative and artist hosting her 30th birthday. Marie, the birthday girl, is a fashion designer singer… Read More Miss Marie’s Pink Neon Thirtieth Celebration
Today we are heading across the pond to New Zealand, and handing it over to Jordan Utupo of Little Celebrations NZ, who recently hosted an epic 90’s themed party for her gorgeous two year old. You can tell it was a theme close to the heart. Whether it was the music, the movies or the colours,… Read More Two Legit to Quit: a 90’s Block Party!
Confetti Fair is super excited to present you with our Easter Mini Mag! We’ve got your Easter covered with DIYs, recipes, party products, party inspo and more. Also, see more of our own little party in the Easter at Confetti HQ feature. Featuring products by: Crumbs with Love Dough Re Mi Cookie Co. Favour Lane… Read More The Easter Mini Mag is here !
This blog post has been written by our friends at Venuemob for Confetti Fair. Not everyone has the budget of a large-scale law firm hosting a client event, or an enterprise throwing a lavish end of year gala dinner. While our ideas might be five storeys high and decked out in neon lights, sometimes the… Read More Your guide to choosing a venue on a budget
This post was written by Daniella Spinetti of Eve&Co and also appears in our Easter Mini mag. Amelia’s love of flowers inspired the theme behind this 5th birthday party. At the planning stage, the birthday girl herself announced she wanted a “flower party”. In all honesty we were stumped as to how to turn such a seemingly… Read More Amelia’s 5th birthday Parisian Flower Market party
What I love most about finding parties are seeing a unique spin on a popular theme. It’s even better when it’s a popular character and the stylist has put something together that is out of the square. That’s why I loved this Moana party. Palms were minimal, replaced by monsteras, green and blue was understated… Read More The prettiest Moana party you ever saw
We’re still wrapping up February at Confetti HQ so on the blog today we’re sharing this cute little set up by Anna of Print & Party! Anna held a Grazing Platter Galentine’s Day Party for her girlfriends this year and the set up came together perfectly. The balloons were from Lovely Occasions, cupcakes from The… Read More A cute little Galentine’s set up
At the weekend, we had the pleasure of attending the first Australian Cake Decorating Network Awards, one of the first events of it’s type in Australia. ACDN founder Elizabeth Wright and her team have worked hard over the last two years to bring the event to life, helping to cement their position as Australias’s premier cake… Read More Australian Cake Decorating Network Awards Night 2018
lilelements and Confetti Fair go way back. If you’re a fan of our magazines, you’ve definitely seen examples of Marie’s excellent work and really unique style. Her work certainly has a beautiful and ethereal quality. Today, we have a chat to lilelements’ Marie and her sister Eileen, of lilsweets about their ‘lil team’ and the… Read More Lilelements and lilsweets: a super lil party team
Perfect Party Moments love to plan, design and style beautiful bespoke parties of all shapes and sizes. All parties are unique and special and they are passionate about the entire process from start to finish. They offer full planning and styling service, with on the day delivery, set-up, and packing down. Christenings and confirmations are… Read More Perfect Blessings by Perfect Party Moments
What are the biggest party trends of 2018? We did a little research to see what ideas, themes and colours would permeate across your soirées this year. Here’s what we found during our discovery. POPULAR PARTY COLOUR SCHEMES Our one main prediction of colour is that it will be dramatic, rich and bold. Whether moody… Read More A guide to 2018 Party Trends
Today we chat to Natascha of Petite Events Hire, a one stop shop offering a range of party services such as unique “petite” decor item hire, dessert table styling, and grazing platters and tables. How did Petite Events Hire come about? We have three kids and this means lots of parties. It was quite a spontaneous idea to… Read More A chat with Natascha of Petite Events Hire
Today on the blog, the team from Venuemob guide us through picking your perfect party venue. Over to you! Every event is unique, and every venue is different. That said, there are a few key questions to ask an event venue when planning your next birthday, engagement party or end of year office shindig. These… Read More 10 essential questions to ask when researching party venues
The below is a reproduction of the 2017 Party Trends we predicted back in February last year. Have a read and let us know how accurate you think this is! It’s a question foremost in the minds of event planners, parents and purveyors of party supplies – what will be the new hot trends in… Read More Revisiting 2017 Trend Predictions