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
Aussies have been bombarded with reality cooking shows of late. As a result, a plethora of cookbooks are filling shelves. Come dinner party time, you can just grab your favourite celebrity chef’s book and whip up some culinary delights. But then what? How do you set a table correctly? How do you know what drinks to… Read More Figmint Catering & The High-Heeled Hostess: Book Review, Interview & Giveaway!
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