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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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 [...]

Tea Party Themed Baby Shower


This tea party themed baby shower is super cute. We loved the little decor details especially the onsies bunting  hung on the fireplace. The mum-to-be looks radiant in a sea green gown. A tea party would not be complete without teacups and we loved the use of tea cups to serve cupcakes.Many thanks to B. Jones Photography for this submission.

Food & Drink: Sorbet delight


I’ve got a confession to make; i have a weakness for sweet things! Chocolate, candy, ice-cream, all things sugary and sweet are my thing. When doing my weekly shopping, i try not to buy any dessert or sweets otherwise my waist line will go through the roof. But when i go to a party i will let my self indulge a little bit. Lately I’ve discovered sorbets and i’m starting [...]

Fairytale Princess Party

Most little girls love being a princess and today’s birthday girl is no exception. For her 4th birthday, her mum organised a lavish fairy tale party fit for a princess. From the horse drawn carriage, to the real-life princess entertainer  and the red carpet entrance, this party was truly out of this world. ****Vendor Credit**** Photographer: Couture Studios Cake Designer: Edgewood Bakery Transportation/Carriage rental:Pinto Carriage Works, LLC Location: Timuquanna Country Club