Planning

Scary house cookies (Halloween DIY)

October 8, 2019 Leave a comment

Halloween is upon us, so here is a fun recipe from our friend Sally at The Party Project! It’s a spooky twist on Christmas gingerbread houses, and they are the cutest thing ever! Sally tells us: “My kids love making gingerbread houses at Christmas time so we decided to make a spooky twist on that

The easiest DIY balloon garland ever

October 2, 2019 Leave a comment

It’s super easy to create your own balloon garland with a DIY Balloon Garland Kit from Lovely Occasions! The kit includes everything you need – all the balloons in various sizes, garland strip and easy to follow written instructions. All you need is a balloon pump, scissors and extra string for hanging. The easiest DIY

RIP Graveyard Halloween dessert cups (Recipe)

September 15, 2019 Leave a comment

These cute and spooky RIP graveyard chocolate mousse Halloween dessert cups are simple to make and add extra scary vibes to your Halloween! Special thanks to Sophie Lozanoski of Sweet Sienna Event Styling for the recipe and images. What you’ll need for the Halloween dessert cups (Makes 12) 2 boxes White Wings chocolate mousse mix

Royal icing cookie DIY: Rainbow cute waving cats

June 23, 2019 Leave a comment

Our friend Sally of The Party Project  joins us again for a DIY cookie project. Read on for more! My kids always want everything rainbow and after getting a kitten they have also become cat obsessed. I designed this @macstencils cutter for a Hong Kong-themed party we had but it’s too cute not to use

Streamer backdrop DIY (updated for 2019)

June 17, 2019 Leave a comment

This is my method of creating the currently on—trend fringed or streamer backdrop which has been taking Instagram by storm since last year! Back in 2015 we attempted the tissue paper version to create more of a hanging installation look. For this blog post, we have gone for a streamer backdrop DIY. Need a streamer backdrop

Games of Thrones party for the big finale

June 6, 2019 Leave a comment

Today has to be one of the most stressful days I’ve had in a while. Oh, it’s not that bad. Just going nuts wondering what the hell this last episode of GOT will bring! Oh plus I am madly avoiding social media til I get the time to sit down and watch it in a

DIY royal icing sushi cookies (Recipe)

June 6, 2019 Leave a comment

This cookie recipe has been contributed by Sally from The Party Project. Make sure you follow her Instagram account for the coolest cookies and party related stuff! My kids love sushi, so they asked me to make some sushi cookies. To make these, I used a Mac stencils cylinder cutter and a circle cutter. What

Bunny bums – Easter chocolate covered Oreos (Recipe)

April 15, 2019 Leave a comment

This cookie recipe has been contributed by Sally from The Party Project. Make sure you follow her Instagram account for the coolest cookies and party related stuff! And don’t forget to bookmark this page for your next Easter project. How to make Bunny bums AKA Easter chocolate covered Oreos This is a really easy Easter recipe

Gifting Inpso: Easter products round-up

April 8, 2019 Leave a comment

As much as we all love chocolate and eggs (Cadbury 4 life!), it’s nice to step outside the standard and gift something a little different. More importantly, it helps support a local baker or creator. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite things around Australia, from baked goodies, to favours and even paper goods for

DIY: Easter egg cakes

April 1, 2019 Leave a comment

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

DIY: Easter veggie cookies

April 1, 2019 Leave a comment

BY SALLY BRUCE OF THE PARTY PROJECT WHAT YOU’LL NEED Cookie dough Royal icing Wilton colour gels Edible paint Vegetable cookie cutters Rolling pin Toothpick Paintbrush (if using edible paint)  Baking paper 8 icing bags (I use sandwich bags and clips) How to make your Easter veggie cookies 1. Roll out your cookie dough and cut

DIY: Royal icing cupcake toppers

March 25, 2019 Leave a comment

These royal icing cupcake toppers are such a cool idea! If I could bake I would definitely make them all the time! But I am hopeless at baking (maybe I’ll write a blog post on my fails)? Lucky we have friends like Sally from The Party Project to show us how it’s done! Read on for

Fruit slice cookies for your summer party! (Recipe)

January 20, 2019 Leave a comment

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 from The Party Project are perfect for your tutti-frutti, citrus or tropical parties and look like such

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

January 17, 2019 Leave a comment

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

Reasons to hire a party or event stylist 

December 17, 2018 Leave a comment

Did you know that the average person will host an average of 20 events and parties in their life? Well actually, maybe not. Without a doubt though there will be quite a few, and at some point, you will need to hire a party or event stylist. Hiring a stylist for your special occasion means

Gingerbread cake recipe by Commie’s Cupcakes

December 1, 2018 Leave a comment

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

Tips and tricks to planning a small social gathering

November 16, 2018 Leave a comment

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

6 awesome dinosaur party DIY ideas

November 15, 2018 Leave a comment

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

Party DIY: Mini Black Forest Cakes

October 25, 2018 Leave a comment

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

Party DIY: 3 ways to create DIY party hats plus FREE download!

September 27, 2018 Leave a comment

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,