Leo turns four – a modern Transformers party

When Nat of Visual Stories Photography planned and styled this very modern Transformers party for her son Leo, cool silver, urban touches and industrial vibes came together to create a unique look. The full colour scheme for the party, which was dubbed the ‘Trans-four-mer Party’ was silver, grey, black and white. Nat gives us the details below. Above: Loving the… Read More Leo turns four – a modern Transformers party

Sarah’s bright and floral giraffe baby shower

A baby shower styled perfectly for the warmer months! With its colour scheme of blue, aqua, yellow, white and gold, Baby Manning’s baby shower exuded pure warmth, happiness and blooming! Read on for the details of Sarah’s bright and floral giraffe baby shower! Details from Sarah’s bright and floral giraffe baby shower Sarah’s baby shower was… Read More Sarah’s bright and floral giraffe baby shower

Fruit slice cookies for your summer party! (Recipe)

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)

Party printables – your guide to perfect printable invitations and party decor

So, you’ve just bought your first set of party printables and aren’t sure about the next step? Getting your invitation and decor designed is the first part of the process. Read on as we break it down for you!  Printable poster by MooiCo – available in a range of themes File types used for party… Read More Party printables – your guide to perfect printable invitations and party decor

5 benefits of listing your business to an online party directory

There are many advantages to listing your party business to an online directory, far beyond the possibility of leveraging traffic from the directory itself. If you have been thinking about advertising on an online party directory, here are some reasons to consider. Taking advantage of the directory’s traffic This is the most obvious reason for joining a… Read More 5 benefits of listing your business to an online party directory

Santa, baby! A Christmas party picnic by Stylish Soirees Perth

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

Andrew’s birthday: a Harry Potter party handmade with love

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

Gingerbread cake recipe by Commie’s Cupcakes

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

Drunk in Love: trending wedding and engagement ideas

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

Tips and tricks to planning a small social gathering

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

Aiden’s penguin party: a Winter themed 4th birthday

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

Sylvana’s 13th birthday: a 50’s Grease-themed party

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

Keep it funky: a disco-themed bridal shower

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