When the talented Alexandra Moala of Stylish Soirées Perth decided to give her husband’s heirloom VW a facelift by spray painting it rose gold, she was inspired. Last year the car was a huge hit in their street Christmas lights display and now has become the centrepiece for this gorgeous Christmas party picnic. A number… Read More Santa, baby! A Christmas party picnic by Stylish Soirees Perth
Yay! We love to party and what better excuse to party than the silly season! Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, at this time of year there are many reasons to party! Our 2018 Christmas mini mag is filled with lots of inspo for your silly season, DIYs and products! Read it now. Our magazine features… Read More Your Christmas party inspo is here!
Is it just me, or is Harry Potter everywhere right now? And of course, the Harry Potter party is ubiquitous as ever too. As I am not currently ‘in the know’, I asked Esther (Confetti Fair boss) who promptly informed me that ‘it must be because The Crimes of Grindelwald is coming out’. Cue confused shrugs… Read More Andrew’s birthday: a Harry Potter party handmade with love
Is there any other sweet treat more synonymous with Christmas than gingerbread? Gingerbread when it comes in pretty cake form? Even better. This Gingerbread cake recipe is from Amber of Commie’s Cupcakes, and was featured in our Christmas mini mag from 2017. Enjoy this light gingerbread cake perfectly paired with cinnamon cream cheese frosting and walnuts… Read More Gingerbread cake recipe by Commie’s Cupcakes
Are you looking for some fun inspo for your wedding or engagement that channels current trends? Melissa from Style Vine Events recently put together this shoot with a bunch of Newcastle and Central Coast vendors, and we are totally in love! ‘This was just a fun, bright styled shoot., says Melissa. We wanted to showcase some… Read More Drunk in Love: trending wedding and engagement ideas
We never tire of a mermaid party! And it’s latest rendition, with an abundance of blues, purples and pinks make it all the more fun! This one was for a special 7th birthday, and the colours were teal, lilac, white and gold. Our guest on the blog today, Andreina Gonzalez takes us through the DIYs and planning. The… Read More A mermaid themed birthday party
Is there really a better excuse for party crowns and tiaras than a big bash? If you follow Confetti Fair on Instagram, you know that we are strong believers of the idea of a party as more than a celebration of a milestone. A party represents a time to step away from the monotony of… Read More Crowning glory: a guide to our favourite party crowns and tiaras
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
Yesterday we featured the awesome Luxe Roaring Dinosaur party thanks to Angela from Honeypunch. The party featured some pretty cool DIY projects, which Angela has shared with us. Read on for the roar-some dinosaur party DIY ideas below! Get your craft on with these 6 dinosaur party DIY ideas Party Hats These hats are the… Read More 6 awesome dinosaur party DIY ideas
Angela from Honeypunch is definitely one mama to watch! If you’re a fan of her feed (we are!), you’ll know that cool tones and grey vibes are part of her style. So when the time came to put together Louis’ 3rd birthday party, of course, the aesthetic would shine through the styling and the luxe… Read More A luxe dinosaur party: Louis’ third birthday
It’s so refreshing to come across beautifully executed non-milestone party sometimes. When I came across this 29th birthday styled by Emma (event planner and stylist) from For Love and Living, I jumped at the chance of getting it on the blog. This was her own birthday party, a Spring themed 29th birthday. As she is a… Read More A Spring themed 29th birthday soiree
It’s holiday season! From Springtime to Christmas time, New Year’s and Summer holidays, it’s the best part of the year to get together, get glammed up and throw a party – no matter the occasion. Bree from Little White Couture gives us the low down on this glam gathering below. The colour theme for this glam… Read More The ultimate glam lunch bash for holiday season
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
I love mini cakes! They are so cute and it’s literally the only time I can eat a whole cake without feeling guilty! When I heard about Esther’s (from Confetti Fair) idea to put mini black forest cakes on the place settings for our Halloween mini-mag, I was all over it. They were so easy… Read More Party DIY: Mini Black Forest Cakes
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
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
Wow! What a party! I once had a dream of hosting a beautiful Marie Antoinette inspired bridal shower, but alas… Anyway, at least I now have these pretty pictures to look at. And I totally love sassy miss 12, Imogene! She definitely knows how to have fun! This party, a Marie Antoinette party theme, comes to… Read More Let Them Eat Cake: A Marie Antoinette Party Theme
Looking for some Halloween party inspiration? We’re excited to launch the latest version of our mini-mag just in time for Halloween! Featuring not one, not two, but FIVE unique and exclusive Halloween parties for your reading pleasure! Each party presents a truly unique version of Halloween and is the culmination of weeks of prep work… Read More Halloween party inspiration is here!
I once heard it said that ‘creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye’. This is an idea that can definitely apply to party styling. It’s so easy to be extra and go wild with ideas. But by refining, we can come up with something amazing. I love how Lopre’ Events have taken this… Read More Xavier’s Hip Hop Hooray Birthday Party
The best bridal shower ever? Bree Dahlhaus of Little White Couture styled this pastel bridal shower and I’m in love! Bree tells us all about it right here! A pastel bridal shower Best friends, bubbly, and brunch – what more does a girl need? The best way to celebrate in your wedding lead up is with… Read More Best friends, bubbly, and brunch: a pastel bridal shower
Another wonderfully unique rendition of the jungle theme that is looking so HUGE this year! Cute little Xavien was turning one, and his talented mummy, blogger Storm Courtney wanted to give him a party reflective of his love of the zoo. However, she wanted something different to the norm, thus, Xavien’s Golden Safari First Birthday… Read More Xavien’s Golden Safari First Birthday Party
I love party crafts! I just wish I had more time to indulge. I am totally in love with these DIY party hats, which we made for my daughter’s urban jungle themed birthday. We designed a custom pattern which we then printed, and cut according to a template. Our template was printed onto thick card,… Read More Party DIY: 3 ways to create DIY party hats plus FREE download!
Welcome to Tyler’s Illustrated Farm Party! This gorgeous 4th birthday affair was decorated with a wonderful vintage colour scheme of black, white, blue with floral greens and rustic browns. This party sounds so dreamy! Stylist Johanna Leigh gives us the story. A 4th birthday illustrated farm party This party was designed around Tyler’s love for animals and… Read More Tyler’s Illustrated Farm Party
So many parties to throw, so little time! Maybe one of our awesome followers can throw a 1950s themed party and show it to me? When I recently came across this cool set of 1950s themed party props from Mr & Mrs WTF, I started dreaming about 1950’s aesthetics and thought, how cool to throw a… Read More Ideas to host a fun retro 1950s themed party
Jungle, safari, or zoo? Animal parties, in all their renditions, are shaping up to be hugely popular this year! Natalie from Party Perfection put together this Jungle-Safari affair at Jungle Gym in Willetton, Perth, proving that play centre parties can be beautifully styled and themed too! At this party, the colours were black, green, natural and orange. Scroll… Read More A wild safari birthday party
Why should kids get all the best parties? Us grown-ups need some fun and colour too sometimes! In today’s post, stylist Julie of Candy Couture takes us through this luxe white and Gold Luxe 50th birthday. My client came to me and her brief was that she wanted a dessert bar that was full of delicious desserts… Read More A White and Gold Luxe 50th birthday
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
Welcome to Arlo’s Fox themed 1st birthday! Peppered with woodland elements and orange, timbers, white and black colours, this party was a perfect blend of cute and minimal. There were some truly special personal touches, and the gorgeous photography just topped it off. Stylist and mum Mikhayla from One Day Weddings & Events shares the details with… Read More Arlo’s Fox themed 1st birthday
Isn’t Rose Gold beautifully luxurious? What did we ever do before it? It’s been a mainstay for weddings, bridal showers and kids parties for a while now, with no end in sight. We were inspired by this oh-so-pretty Rose Gold Balloon Bouquet from Favor Lane Party Boutique, so we set out to find some coordinating elements. Here… Read More Product Inspiration: 5 Rose Gold Party Ideas
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
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!
Welcome to the princesses’ sophisticated soiree! Has your child ever told you that they have just been to ‘the best party ever’? Well, I guarantee you, this party is definitely one that is going to elicit one of those reactions! ‘Best princess party ever, Mum!’ No really, it is. When the birthday girl asks for a… Read More The princesses’ sophisticated soiree!
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!
When Jennifer of Perfect Party Moments in Perth wanted to throw a party for her daughter’s fourth birthday, she knew exactly what to choose. Little Red Riding Hood was her favourite fairy tale growing up, and now, it was her daughter Karina’s too! Enter the Little Red Riding Hood Party… There were a few things… Read More Karina’s Little Red Riding Hood Party
Konstantina’s Urban Jungle Birthday Party! The party animals of the jungle have donned their neons to visit their friends in the big bright city! Our party muse was celebrating her third birthday so we decided to go wild! There was so much inspiration for this party. The main inspiration was New York City, 80’s and… Read More Konstantina’s Urban Jungle Birthday Party
Welcome to Rocky Air’s VIP First Class lounge! Well, Rocky’s departure lounge 2nd birthday party actually! But with the authentic finishing touches added to this party, you’d easily be mistaken for thinking you might be in the air! One thing I really love is when a party stylist really establishes a unique style for themselves.… Read More Rocky’s departure lounge 2nd birthday party
Inspiration is everywhere! A party ‘theme’ does not always need to be a character, animal or idea. Shapes, colours and crafty bits and pieces make for super fun and colourful parties, like this gorgeous Pom Pom First Birthday Party. Styled by Karyn of Peekaboo Parties, it uses fun magenta, orange, purple, turquoise and light pink.… Read More Layla’s Pom Pom First Birthday 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
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
A sweet soiree at Sugar Republic! Have you heard of SUGAR REPUBLIC? If not well lucky you because Emily from The Party Bebe has shared the awesome details of the party she recently hosted there. Jealous (we are)? Get your bottoms to Melbourne ASAP as this exhibition finishes August 15! Now let’s hear from Emily!… Read More A sweet soiree at Sugar Republic
Aaah unicorn parties! We never tire of them! Plus, it’s now official. Unicorn ain’t going anywhere. It is now so firmly cemented in the ‘party rites of passage’ that EVERY little kid is going to be getting one within the first three years of their lives. Guaranteed! Now, I will let mummy Pascale continue the… Read More Emily’s magical unicorn 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
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 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 vibe,… Read More Aaleyah’s Neon Glitter 8th 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