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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DIY Tutourial: DIY Bridal veil

Usually during a bridal shower or hen party, the bride wears some item of clothing that makes her stand out of the crowd. It could be a corsage, a sash or a veil.  We loved this DIY tutorial on how to make a bridal veil we found on baby loving mama. With the easy no-sew technique and the possibility of customizing it to suite your party theme, this is a [...]

Downtown Houston Bachelorette Party


Michelle’s bachelorette party gets a Swan So Sweet Thumb up. It was chic and sophisticated and there was not a single L plate in sight! The night started off in a classy hotel in downtown Houston after which guests hopped on the party bus to a Karaoke club. The guest spent the rest on the night singing, partying and having a good time. Photographer credit: Leanne Hope Photography

Fab Find:Party in a box sets

It’s been a while since we had a fab find feature. As a matter of fact its been a while since our last post. Its been a crazy few weeks for us here at swan so sweet.   We can feel the spring vibes in the air and so can loads of our customers. Our best selling items on ourShowerella Not on the high street shop has been our party [...]

Engagement photoshoot:Jen & Kevin provided the opportunity for these two amazing individuals from the small town of Sabastian Florida to meet. Kevin and Jen are truly an amazing couple. They compliment each other and share many moments of laughter and joy. When Kevin proposed to Jen had her engagement ring specially made for her, timeless and elegant. Jen describes their relationship as lazy Friday nights on their back porch, walks with their dogs and weekend get-a-ways [...]

Sophisticated Hen party ideas: Tea & Trim


Last week we kicked off our new series “sophisticated hen party ideas. The first feature was Edible cinema; catch the post here if you missed it. If you are a fan of the vintage era, think Great Gatsby and 1940′s pin up, then Tea and Trim’s hen party offer will be right up your street. Tea & trim all started when the founder Nicola wanted to see what would happen if she mixed her [...]