A daisies and gingham Easter!

I hope you had a wonderful Easter! This Easter Monday I wanted to share an Easter Celebration with a riot of Spring colours and a country twist.

Sweet gingham-print plates, cups and napkins paired with pretty daisies adorning copper-toned paper straws sets the tone for a little picnic fun full of delicious treats…cakes with rabbit faces, egg-shaped cookies with dainty flowers, bunny macarons that were almost too cute to eat…where to start??

The gorgeous balloons with gold fringes swayed above our bunnies’ pretty floral crowns while the beautiful flowers leads towards the Easter Egg Hunt where our little bunnies Marley and Ashanti run amok with the bigger bunnies Zahra and Imaan, finding the ultimate trophy of the day – rabbits and chocolate eggs and oh, so much more!

All styled by the talented Paper Playground in collaboration with a range of vendors including many Life’s Little Celebration members! The result is oh so sweet!

Enjoy the browsing…..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vendor Credits:

Styling, Concept & Paperie @paperplayground

Photography @pribarbosaphoto

Furniture & all prop hire @thetreasureroom_

Flowers @limetreebower

Balloons @floating.designs

Cake stands @prettypedestals

All partyware @rubyrabbitparty

Baby wear @aya_and_tot

Carrot Bunny Cake, Cake pops, mini egg cookie cakes & meringue nests @lapetitepops

Bunny Macarons, Bunny cupcakes, daisy macaron-pop & Oreo pot plants @dous_dolce

Bunny Cake & Egg Nest Cake @sugarcloudcakesbyjuny

Cake topper @communicakeit

 

Happy Easter!

 

did some bunny say cake?

 

 

With Easter a skip, HOP, and jump away…it’s time to share more from this gorgeous Easter shoot from our Celebrating Little One’s Magazine which you can still view HERE for free!

This shoot was a collaboration of Life’s Little Celebration members and styled and coordinated by Stylish Soirees in Perth!

Enjoy the browse and view all the vendors involved at the end of this post!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Vendor Credits:

Source any of the above items or services from these talented vendors who contributed:

 

Concept, and styling- Stylish Soirees Perth

https://m.facebook.com/stylishsoirees/

https://www.instagram.com/stylishsoireesperth/

 

Photography – Tania Gray

https://www.instagram.com/tangraphoto/

 

Party ware (cups, plates, straws, cutlery, favor bags), balloons and styling assistance

Favor Lane Party Boutique

https://favorlaneparty.com/

 

Headbands, wings and masks – Arabella’s Vintage Wardrobe

https://www.arabellasvintagewardrobe.com/

 

Dresses – Coco Blush Boutique

http://cocoblush.com.au/

 

White signage and cake topper – La Serenity

https://laserenity.com.au/password

 

Cake, cake pops, cookie pops, cupcakes and biscuits – 2makeitsweet

https://www.facebook.com/2makeitsweet-218273361654029/

 

Clear acrylic kids Tiffany chairs – Allegra and Grace chairs

https://www.allegraandgrace.com/

 

Venue – Darling’s Day out

https://darlingsdayout.com/

 

 

Easter hunt sign, place cards and thank you cards – Camilla events

http://www.camillaevents.com.au/

 

Chaise lounge and mini chaise – Posh props

https://poshprops.info/

 

Children’s styling – Styledbymumma

https://www.instagram.com/styledbymumma/

 

Handmade ceramic pots – 3 Hearts Ceramics

http://3heartsceramicscafe.com/

 

Hope you’ve enjoyed this Easter party inspiration!

For more party inspiration head to our free online magazine HERE!

 

 

 

5 must-know tips when ordering your child’s birthday cake

 

 

I know there are many of you who *love* making your child’s birthday cake….then there are others of us who *do not*…(*ahem*me!).

I am always happy to make a simple cake for my child on their actual birthday but cake decorating is not something I enjoy OR do well..so I much prefer to order a cake for their birthday party and I know that I’m not alone.

It helps to ease some stress or is also useful if you’re serving a larger crowd for a first birthday or Christening

However when ordering a cake there are many things to consider and discuss with your chosen cake artist. So today we’re chatting to Sydney cake artist Juny of Sugar Cloud Cakes today who is sharing her tips for you to keep in mind when choosing a cake style for your child’s birthday or Christening!

 

1. Cake Flavour

Ordering a custom made cake is similar to ordering your style of coffee.  Best to go for the flavour you like best and build the icing or filling from there.

Especially for kids birthdays it is always good to ask children what they like instead of what we think they would like.

However if you like to try their signature flavour or try something completely out of the ordinary – then of course suggestions from the cake artist is always great.

2. Type of party, theme and design

When speaking to your cake maker it is important to mention what type of party you are ordering the cake for ( Christening, Birthday, Wedding, bridal or baby shower) and the theme or style that you’re looking for.

It will be a bonus as well if you have some sort of inspiration pictures of the style.

 

3. Number of guests

Let your cake artist know the number of guests you would like to serve the cake to.  This would help the cake artist or baker to determine what cake size is best to quote you.

 

4. Price

Be mindful with the price that you’ll hear back.

Of course people setup their party with a budget in mind but when it comes to custom made things it does come with a custom price tag.

As you would when buying a custom made dresses or suits – the same concept applies to your special occasion cake as well.

Do read up on the reviews that past clients have posted about the cake artist through their website or Facebook page.

Word of mouth is very powerful and it shows the calibre of the cake artist that you have chosen to make your cake.

 

5. Special dietary requirements

It can be difficult to cater for all dietary requirement for all customers but make sure if you do have a special dietary request please make sure you let the cake artist know.

Keep in mind there will always be traces of nuts in people’s kitchen. This could be through some ingredients, which might contain them or some kitchen share tools.

 

Cake by Sugar Cloud Cakes. Styling by Paper Playground. Rabbit ears topper by Communicake It

 

I hope these tips helps you all choose the cake artist you trust to make your special occasion extra special.

All the amazing cakes you have seen above are by Juny of Sugar Cloud Cakes so if you’re in Sydney, then head over to check out Sugar Cloud Cake’s for your next celebration as her cakes are truly divine!

 

 

Nautical party supplies

It’s been an exciting week with the launch of Issue 4 of our Celebrating Little One’s online magazine! Have you seen it yet?

If not, head over HERE to view it as it is filled with party inspiration you will love!

However onto this weeks blog post, sharing some party supplies for this always popular theme – a Nautical party!

Style it in classic colours of navy, red and white….or add a dash of pink for a little girl’s Nautical party!

Our Life’s Little Celebrations directory vendors have a range of items to suit a Nautical themed kids party…so get on board and sail on down through this blog to view all the finds – remembering you can CLICK on any to be taken to the source!

 

nautical party inspo

Nautical party inspiration, Oh la la Balloon Bar, Perth

 

 

Nautical Party Invitations & Stationery

 

Nautical invitation – Eve and CO

 

Nautical invitation – Pretty and Print

 

Nautical party invitation – Carmen Rocha Paperie

 

Girl nautical invitation – Dimple Prints

 

Nautical party invite – The Party Parlour

 

Nautical Decorations

 

Anchor pinata – Party Pony

 

Custom letter decor – Paper Face Party

 

Boat shelf and props – Tiny Tots Toy Hire Sydney

 

Wooden plinths for hire – Petite Events Hire Sydney

 

Navy pom pom – Fantasy Kids Parties

 

 

Navy and blush tassel garland – Design My Party

 

 

Jumbo confetti balloon – Little Boo-teek

 

Navy jumbo balloon – Ruby Rabbit Partyware

 

 

navy blue decorations

Navy paper fan, Favour Lane Party Boutique

 

 

nautical theme balloons

Anchor balloon sculpture, Born To Party, Sydney Styling by Dianne Khoury Events

 

 

 

nautical decorations

Nautical Backdrop, Lou Lou Pie, Sydney

 

Nautical Party Tableware

Layer your table with navy blues, reds, white….and some natural and neutral colours for a real Nautical party feel!

 

Hessian roll – The Party Parlour

 

Sambellina navy stripe plate – Emiko Blue

 

Naut so navy plates – Little Boo-teek

 

Erika large party plate – The Little Event Company

 

Navy stripe plate – The Party Parlour

 

Navy stripe plate – Ruby Rabbit Partyware

 

 

red chevron napkins

Red chevron napkins, Fantasy Kids Parties

 

 

Navy ice cream spoons – The Party Parlour

 

Navy stripe tableware – Little Boo-teek

 

Ship ahoy straws – Confectionately Yours

 

Nautical Baking Accessories & Desserts

An easy way to theme your desserts and food to a Nautical theme is by using accessories, baking cups, toppers etc and having a few Nautical themed desserts to pop onto the table!:

 

Navy chevron baking cups – Emiko Blue

 

Navy and white stripe candles- Emiko Blue

 

 

nautical theme cupcakes

Nautical cupcakes, Cookie Queen Kitsch’n, Sydney

 

 

 

yacht theme party

Yacht cookies, Petite Cookies, Melbourne

 

 

 

nautical themed cupcake toppers

Ahoy wafer cupcake toppers, Something for Cake

 

 

 

blue cake supplies

Blue sprinkle mix, Something for Cake

 

 

 

anchor cookie cutter

Anchor cookie cutter, Something for Cake

 

 

 

 

nautical cake

Nautical themed cake, Sweet Fingers, Sydney

 

 

 

nautical cookies

Nautical themed cookies, The Cookies Star, Sydney

 

Nautical Party Extras

If you’re going this far out to sea, why not add a little something extra for your little sailor that doubles as a keepsake.

 

nautical party extras

Nautical party hat, Paper Face Party

 

 

 

first birthday crown

Blue felt crown, Schooza

Nautical Party Favour Packaging

Send all the little sailors home with a bag full of goodies…in some packaging to match the Nautical party colour scheme!

Navy stripe party favour boxes – Emiko Blue

 

Navy tin bucket – The Party Parlour

 

Sambellina Enjoy favour box – Little Boo-teek

 

 

chevron treat bags

Red Chevron treat bags, Fantasy Kids Parties

 

 

 

blue striped treat boxes

Blue stripe treat boxes, Fantasy Kids Parties

 

nautical party favours

Nautical party favours, Glitter and Glue Designs

 

Hope you enjoy the party planning for your little sailors!

 

 

Issue 4 of our free e-magazine is LIVE!

 

 

I’m delighted to share with you Issue 4 of our free e-magazine “Celebrating little ones” !

This issue is filled with:

  • -kids party inspiration and features
  • -kids party product finds including Easter gift ideas and decor items
  • -Business tips for business owners in the event or baking industry from Alisha Henderson (Sweet Bakes) and Wendy El-Khoury (Wedded Wonderland)
  • -Must-know tips for a 1st birthday cake smash

Remember as you browse, you can click within the magazine to be taken to the various businesses and products that appeal to you.

You will find so much inspiration and ideas within this magazine for kids parties and celebrations!

I hope you LOVE the read and inspiration! Take some time out, sit back…and enjoy!

View it here

 

 

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