Category: OIP Lifestyle

DIY RECIPE: ROSEWATER GIN & TONIC
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DIY RECIPE: ROSEWATER GIN & TONIC

A gin & tonic. Has there ever been a more perfect drink? Sweet with just enough of a kick. And, you look sophisticated drinking one of these bad boys. If you want to step it up even more, try our Rosewater Gin & Tonic, complete with dried roses and ice. This drink is perfect for...

UNIQUE WEDDING DRESSES
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UNIQUE WEDDING DRESSES

Who said brides have to wear white on their wedding day? This tradition, started by Queen Victoria in 1840, has certainly stuck around. We cannot (ever) scorn Her Majesty’s fashion choices, however, we love seeing more brides play with colours and textures. Sequins, rainbow fabrics, short dresses, bridal pantsuits, gothic styles – it is time...

DIY: DOUGHNUT PLACE CARDS
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DIY: DOUGHNUT PLACE CARDS

Where would we be without place cards at an event? No one would know where to sit! There would be chaos! Although traditional cards can be gorgeous, at OIP, we prefer something edible! Like these cute doughnut place cards, which just so happen to be an easy-peasy DIY. These cute doughnuts are perfect for kids...

DIY RECIPE: SPRINKLE CHOC CHIP COOKIE BONBONNIERE
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DIY RECIPE: SPRINKLE CHOC CHIP COOKIE BONBONNIERE

Bonbonniere. Does anyone know how to pronounce it?! Finding that perfect gift for your wedding guests can be so difficult! It is the cherry on top of the perfect wedding ice cream sundae, so you want to make sure it’s memorable. But, never fear, we’ve got you covered with the most perfect DIY bonbonniere: Sprinkle....

DIY RECIPE: CHAI TEA SPRITZER
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DIY RECIPE: CHAI TEA SPRITZER

There is nothing better than sitting by the fireside with our nearest and dearest, fluffy socks on and drink in hand. Why brave the cold for a cocktail (or mocktail) when you can create your own trendy drink at home?! Move over Espresso Martini, here comes the Chai Spritzer. Perfect for cold evenings and trendy...

OIP Editorial: French Riviera
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OIP Editorial: French Riviera

OUI OUI! As our summer in Melbourne comes to a cold and dwindling end, the team at OIP HQ decided to take a quick day trip to pay tribute to the Mediterranean summers of the aristocratic French Riviera. Obviously, we couldn’t do a day trip to Saint Tropez, so the next best place (and just...

AUSTRALIAN DESSERT FAVOURITES
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AUSTRALIAN DESSERT FAVOURITES

We would like to celebrate a few OIP Aussie dessert favorites.  There are a list of flavors that comes to mind when we are thinking about iconic Australian desserts.  Fresh fruit, pavlovas, 100’s and 1000’s, lamingtons, lemon myrtle, Milo and any of the Arnott’s biscuits really.  We have selected our most loved sweets with that...

AN ICE CREAM DREAM
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AN ICE CREAM DREAM

Is there anyone on the face of the earth that’s doesn’t like ice cream?  We haven’t met one yet, but that’s not to say they’re not out there.  Here at OIP we are HUGE fans of the dreamy creamy ice cold dessert called ‘ice cream!’  So many businesses are turning the humble ice cream into...

HOW TO STYLE A BAR CART
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HOW TO STYLE A BAR CART

It’s no secret here at OIP we love a beautifully styled bar cart!  We want to share with you the secret to styling your own bar cart, whether it be at home or at your next event you are hosting. It’s just like when you’re designing a space in your home, a well-styled bar cart...

BACKYARD ENTERTAINING IDEAS
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BACKYARD ENTERTAINING IDEAS

Summer is in full swing, and most of us love being outdoors especially entertaining our friends and family.  Whether its dining in the alfresco area, indulging in a BBQ or camping out in the yard, you are sure to find something in our list of backyard entertaining ideas.  Why not try your hand at an...

OIP STYLE: CHRISTMAS DAY OUTFIT INSPO
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OIP STYLE: CHRISTMAS DAY OUTFIT INSPO

The Christmas count down is on, 3 more sleeps to go!  Need some last-minute Christmas Day outfit inspiration? Here at OIP we’ve got you covered.  We cant deny that Christmas in Australia is pretty awesome.  BBQ lunch, hit the beach in the afternoon, indulge on a frosé or two and stuff ourselves with a seafood...