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Last minute work Christmas party ideas

November 19, 2021 Leave a comment

Tasked with planning a work Christmas party yet tight for time? No problem! We teamed up with our friend Roxanne from Lovely Occasions, to give us the low down and best advice on last minute Christmas party ideas. As owner of the fabulous Aussie party store, you can be certain that Roxanne has this one

BBF sleepover for Valentine’s Day

February 5, 2021 Leave a comment

There is no love greater than that of two BFFs! These cute little friends had a blast at our Valentine’s Day BFF sleepover. Read on to find out more about the BFF sleepover for Valentine’s Day. Here is how we put it together. Styling  The styling was put together by Confetti Fair with the help

Valentine’s Day placemat (free printable)

January 26, 2021 Leave a comment

What could be more perfect for Valentine’s breakfast than a themed activity placemat for the kids! A sweet and simple Be My Valentine printable placemat – click through to find out how to get yours.

Cute love note cookies for Valentine’s Day (Recipe)

January 23, 2021 Leave a comment

This little DIY is so easy, it’s a perfect Valentine’s idea that kids can gift to their friends. Read on for the instructions for these cute love note cookies for Valentine’s Day.

5 DIY Cake topper ideas

January 10, 2021 Leave a comment

A cake topper is an essential touch to your party cakes. Sometimes, time gets the better of us and we need to come up with alternatives. With a little creativity, it’s easy to make a last-minute cake topper! Here are some ideas we love.

DIY Sequin Backdrop

January 10, 2021 Leave a comment

Now here is the perfect DIY for bringing a little glam to your house. Perfect for a little DIY dinner date at home! We made a simple shimmery backdrop using sequin fabric and a timber board. We simply used a pre-cut board and our trusty Makita staple gun to staple down our piece of sequin

DIY a COVID safe trick or treat for Halloween!

October 25, 2020 Leave a comment

Is your street big on trick or treating? How do you like to prep your house for Halloween? We used our new Cricut Joy machine from Big W to style a custom DIY COVID-safe trick or treat for Halloween – perfect for 2020! Read on for the details and stay safe during the COVID pandemic

DIY directional sign post – easiest method ever! (plus free template)

September 4, 2020 Leave a comment

A directional sign post is perfect for so many party themes – camping, festival, travel, circus and more! There are plenty of articles online about how to make a DIY directional sign post, but I promise you, this one will be the simplest ever – heavy tools optional! Note on this sign: this won’t be the

Neon Christmas party – dreaming of a bright Christmas (plus free printable)

December 6, 2019 Leave a comment

Lights, brights, joy and stars. Christmas holidays have so many colourful connotations! Neon hues and vivid tones are certainly trending for this occasion right now! Here is our take on this bright Christmas trend – the neon Christmas party. Details from the neon Christmas party We started our party with a neon ballon wreath made

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

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

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

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

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,

DIY: Custom party cups and cutlery + FREE download

May 20, 2018 Leave a comment

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

A simple Easter celebration: DIY + Styling

April 9, 2018 Leave a comment

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