What is a Memphis design party you ask? Memphis design was a school of design which started in Milan in the 1980s. It was inspired by the pop-art, Art-Deco and kitsch movements, with colour pops, geometry, terrazzo and animal prints thrown in for good measure. This style really lends itself to parties, simply due to… Read More Inspiration: Memphis design party ideas
For this Mary Poppins inspired baby shower, we imagine how Mrs Banks might celebrate the impending arrival of a third baby. An old hall in southern Sydney was the perfect setting for a vintage-inspired celebration. Dreamy, moody and lit by the warmth of candles, welcome to Mrs Banks’ baby… Read More Mary Poppins inspired baby shower
I really love hearts and red, but as I am not one who is a very big fan of Valentine’s Day, it’s always tough to come up with a styled shoot for this celebration. But when you take something you love such as cheeseburgers, fries, sequins and neon and bring it all together, then well… Read More Lovefest! A glam burger shop dinner date
What were some of the best party ideas and looks in 2018? I can’t say for sure, but I saw a lot of creativity and distinctive parties, so I decided to put together a little round-up of our favourites. Some we had already featured, and we also chatted to some of our fave party people… Read More 9 of our favourite party ideas and looks of 2018
Why does NYE evoke so many images of sparkly and glittery things? NY Times suggests that being the ‘biggest, and last, bash of the year‘, it is only fitting. Not that we’re complaining. We love everything glitter and confetti! That’s why we were excited to feature this sparkly New Years’ Eve Glitterbomb party shoot by… Read More NYE Glitterbomb: a sparkly New Years’ Eve 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
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
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!
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)
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
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
We’re not lying when we say Easter is our favourite time of year. That’s why we’ve scoured the web to find our favourite little Easter parties to show you! Belle of the Ball Celebrations A cute, colourful vibe is in order for this Easter Picnic bash. For more of their work check them out here.… Read More 8 Cute Easter parties to inspire in 2018
Every once in a while, something catches your eye, and you just can’t help but appreciate the level of detail that has been injected into a project. This is how I feel when I see the work of Nora Hussayni, a stylist from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, of event design business @Cloud9.events. Looking at her Instagram,… Read More Insta Party Love: Cloud 9 Events
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
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 !
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
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
Check out our favourite featured party trends from 2017. You can read more about these trends on the blog, mini mags, or the new print edition. Credits Metallics by Stylish Soirees Perth Ghost Chairs by Arnold Events Balloon Art by Sugar Style Unicorns by Saffy & May and Life’s Little Celebrations vendors Paper Flower… Read More 2017 Party Trend Round-Up
Today on the blog, feast your eyes (and your tummies) on the visual deliciousness that is Lollygraze! What is Lollygraze? If you think you have an idea, then you probably guessed right! It’s a wonderfully irresistible sweet grazing platter or table set up. From lollies, to licorice, biscuits and wafers, this is the stuff of… Read More Hitting the sweet spot with Lollygraze
Check out the new Confetti Fair Mini Mag! Real parties, trends and a couple of special announcements! Read it here: http://bit.ly/2lOuec7 See more trends on our Pinterest board! http://pin.it/u9CUoSb
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
Haven’t quite organised something special for your Mum this year? Don’t worry, it’s not too late to whip up a gorgeous brunch to show how much you care. All you need is some black and white party ware, a touch of gold, a pretty setting and some delicious mocktails and you have got yourself the… Read More Mother’s Day Celebration
The colour emerald conjures up images of a cool, vibrant tone with a touch of decadence and harmony. It also happens to be the Pantone 2013 Colour of the Year and the inspiration for the photo shoot by Style My Celebration. The vision was to create a truly glamorous dinner party atmosphere while keeping it… Read More Birthday Luxe
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
Nothing beats getting together with your closest friends for a fabulous ladies luncheon. The elegant soirée styled by Ashdown & Bee and held in the garden of a private residence was no exception. The inspiration for the theme was based on a love of spring, flamingos and the striking combination of pink with emerald green.… Read More Ladies Luncheon
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