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 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