Party Decor & Backdrop Ideas

Backdrops are often used in theatrical plays and film production as a setting to create scenery. They turn a drab, plain wall into a show stopping focal point.

If you' [...]


Romantic chic wedding : Amanda & Micheal

This styled  shoot  by Bri Event planning and styling was inspired by everything romantic and shabby chic.  Kimberly (the shoot's stylish) wanted how any DIY bride can cr [...]


Real parties: Ribbon and Ruffles baby shower

Today's real party feature is a ribbon and ruffles themed  baby shower. We know it's slightly different from the  usual hen parties and bridal showers we feature, but we [...]


Hen Party Dress Inspiration

So you have a hen party to attend - great. Now, what to wear? Banish all thoughts of L-Plates and school girl outfits, think what would Carrie or Blair wear?


35 Stylish Hen Party Ideas - new for 2013

We know everyone wants to do something a bit nice for their hen swan party*. If you are looking for something a little bit more classy than willy shaped straws and L plat [...]


A Spring Blossom Bridal Shower

We're always excited to share gorgeous bridal shower ideas and today’s feature from Gigi Noelle Events is so lovely! Pretty chic invitation cards from Greens Keeper Flori [...]


How to throw a 1920s Great Gatsby Hen Party

With the release of the Great Gatsby movie staring Leonardo Dicaprio (*eye candy alert!*) only a few months away, why not consider having a 1920s inspired hen party?

T [...]


2013 Pantone Colour of the Year

It's official, 2013 is the Year of Emerald!  Pantone - the leading expert in colour - recently announced Emerald as their Colour of the Year for 2013. They describe the h [...]


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Etiquette expert:Can i host my own bridal shower?

Q: I know this may sound cliche,but i have a clear plan of how i want every aspect of my wedding to be. I love bridal shower and i so can’t wait to finally have mine. I know exactly what i want from a bridal shower.  I was thinking it might be better for me to host my bridal shower myself so i can have the dream shower i want. [...]

Happy Easter 2014

As all around the world people celebrate, all the team at SwanSoSweet (Ike & Jojo) wish all our readers a Happy Easter. For us Easter is the time we look back and reflect on the Sacrifice of Jesus death and all he has done in our lives. As we reflect on how far we have come with this blog and our sister site Showerella, we are truly grateful. Big thank [...]

Dessert on a stick


Our regular readers will know that we are huge  fans of party favours. Giving a thank you gift is always a great idea. In recent times, giving food favours have become very popular;food makes people feel happy. Guests like yummy and delicious treats. “Desserts on a stick” are great food favours. Like the name implies, its a unique way of serving up desserts such as cakes, biscuits, sweets, on a [...]

Julianna's Rustic Theme Baby Shower


Everyone and Julianna’s baby shower had fun. From the look of things it seems like the children probably had the most fun. It was a true family event.All key ingredients for a baby shower: food, family,friend and fun were all present. We wish Julianna and her family all the best! Photo credits: Fresh Photos,Canada

Fabulous walkway decor inspirations.

There is a popular saying that “first impressions count”. Most people will agree with that. When planning a party its important to have a good first impression.  Guests should feel excited about the party they also like to feel appreciated. Invitation cards are a great ways to create a good first impression.  Decorating the entrance to the party venue is also a guest to wow guest right from the start [...]