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 [...]


Watch: Behind the Scenes Video

Watch the Behind the Scenes Video from our recent "Meet the Founders" Photoshoot. Click the 'heart' icon if you like our video!


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I dream of Austin:Erik & Karolina

With lots of nature-inspired locations, Austin (Texas,U.S.A) is a great location for an engagement photo-shoot. This photo-shoot of Erik & Karolina was a perfect example of the classy and cool street locations the city has to over. Starting off at the capitol was a great choice for the classic styled portion of this shoot as this location has such a historical and majestic feel to it. The next scene had a [...]

Fab Find: Milk Bottles and Drinking Jars

We are really enjoying the summer sunshine we’ve been having here in the U.K. The last few weeks has been a whirlwind of activities with lots of parties and celebrations going on. We’ve also been working behind the scenes on exciting new projects for both swan so sweet and our sister blog Showerella. I’m sure we can all agree that drinks are a key part of any celebrations. Plastic or [...]

Fab Find: Minted's Celebration Stationery

The folks at are passionate about personal celebrations; just like us here at swan so sweet. They love the idea that their products find their way into people’s most personal celebrations and it’s an honour they don’t take lightly. On their website, we found stationery for just about every single celebration we could think of. It seems like a go to place for not only for things like cards [...]

An Italian Beach Party

The styling of this birthday party on an italian beach reminds us of Alice in Wonderland. The shades of pink and orange used complement each other very nicely. Those cupcake look absolutely yummy and that cake is spectacular. Big thumbs up to the event planner Alessia B weddings for the fabulous decor, there were so many decor elements that we would love to steal. W particularly love the hand painted [...]

DIY Crafts:Bridal Shower Bouquet


I always get a thrill when i stumble on a pre-wedding celebration or activity that is new to me.  Although Swan So Sweet is all about embracing celebrations of all kinds and type, i do have a soft spot for pre-wedding celebrations. My latest find is the Bridal Shower Bouquet. Now you may be wondering what this is all about; so let me explain. The idea of a Bridal Shower [...]