By Sallly of The Party Project As a busy mum I don’t have the time for complicated recipes. So here is a quick, one bowl recipe for you, for Easter. WHAT YOU’LL NEED Cakes: 125g of butter (melted in the microwave) 1 1/2 cups of caster sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp coconut essence 1 1/2… Read More DIY: Easter egg cakes
Ahh, Aussie summer! Sun, beach, BBQ’s….melted chocolate, runny cakes. You get my drift. Enter the humble cookie. Perfect for customising according to your theme and pretty much Summer proof (well, compared to most desserts). That’s why these fruit slice cookies are perfect for your tutti-frutti, citrus or tropical parties and look like such fun to make… Read More Fruit slice cookies for your summer party! (Recipe)
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
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
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!
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
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
A Wizard of Oz party! Such a colourful theme, and pretty unique too. Here is an awesome DIY to set the scene, by the talented Emily of Arnold Events, your very own yellow brick road! Materials Yellow spray paint & roller Ruler Black Sharpie 2 x 6m long pieces of carpet rug underlay (the underlay… Read More Party DIY: Follow the yellow brick road
If you’re anything like me when organising parties, you probably like to mix things up abit. Sometimes you’ll leave things with the super talented pros, but sometimes you might want to try a bit of DIY. I used to swipe crappy images from Google, but when I discovered the abundance of image resources out there… Read More 6 places to source images for DIY party projects
Spring is here, so we’re chatting with Kat from Petal & Fern about all things floral, including some awesome tips for when doing DIY. How did Petal & Fern get started? After I finished floristry at TAFE, I started doing flowers for friends’ weddings, then for friends of friends – it really just grew from… Read More Flower tips with Kat from Petal & Fern
TOTAL TIME: One Hour You’ll need: High-Quality White Envelopes (Low quality tears too easily!) High-Quality White Notecards Craft Paint in Rainbow Colors Makeup Sponges or Foam Brushes (One for each color, ideally!) Washi Tape T-Shirt What to do: 1. Washi tape is too sticky on it’s own to place directly on the envelopes, so you… Read More DIY RAINBOW EDGE STATIONERY
One of the hottest trends in the wedding industry, in fact the cake world has to be the naked cake. You may have seen them at weddings, attempted to make one yourself or even ‘pinned’ it on Pinterest. A naked cake features generous layers of cake filled with scrumptious fillings such as buttercream and fruit… Read More The Naked Cake
For a little girl who is a big fan of fruit combined with her mother’s vision of a fun and summery theme, a Tutti Frutti party was a sweet and innovative way to celebrate Isabella’s 2nd birthday. Inspired by the current trend of bright and pastel tones along with all the fruits in season, Leo… Read More Tutti Frutti Birthday
Birds often symbolise love and new beginnings so a ‘Sweet Little Birdy’ theme for a baby shower seemed like the ideal match for the occasion. Using their beautiful wire birdcage as the main inspiration for styling the dessert table, Events by Nat decided to combine the theme with a lime green colour, rather than the… Read More Sweet Little Birdy
Your starter guide to Galentine’s Day ideas! I know it is still six weeks away but already the Valentine ‘cupid’ is lurking. The cards are out in the supermarkets and those little fluffy, red hearts with quotes on them are popping up in florists. Having flown solo for, well, too many Valentine’s Days to count,… Read More Galentine’s Day ideas – aka a Girl’s Valentines Party!
Congratulations, you are getting married and you just can’t wait to start designing your own vintage wedding. Vintage nostalgia brings with it comfort and familiarity in an ever-changing world and the world of weddings is no different. To you, the word ‘vintage’ describes not only your wedding design but also sums up the feel that you want… Read More How to throw a Vintage Wedding
I love baking and making sweets, and I am pretty good at it (I feel I have to boast here as my cooking skills are shocking so have to proud of something I can do in the kitchen), but every now and then I bite off more than I can chew. That day came when… Read More Nailed it! (not)
I don’t know what it is about the humble little Liquorice Allsort, but there is just something about the simplicity of its clean, geometric shape and the bright colours that gets my creative mind all excited. The Liquorice Allsort can easily be used for a boy or girl party, a baby shower or even a… Read More Oh you pretty little shape you!
Have you ever come across an artist whose work you love so much that you wish you could celebrate their style in glorious fashion at your next party? Laura Blythman is one artist who comes to the top of my mind. Her use of colour, texture, patterns and style have me smile from ear to ear and… Read More When Artist meets Party
We recently put together an awesome streamer backdrop installation for our Confetti Fair Twilight event! We took our inspiration for our installation from The Color Condition in the US who make incredible streamer creations and installations. You can make your own DIY streamer backdrop too! What you’ll need for your streamer backdrop installation DIY Garden Trellis ~ We… Read More Streamer backdrop installation DIY
Today we’ve got two great wreath making tutorials by Ra Ra Kitty, a beautiful floral wreath and a funky neon wreath. Have a go yourself and share your success with us by tagging #confettifairDIY on Instagram. Step One: Collect twigs all roughly the same size and thickness (It’s easier than you think), this will make… Read More Wreath making tutorial with Ra Ra Kitty