Category Archives: OIP Weddings

DIY: DOUGHNUT PLACE CARDS

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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…

OUT OF THE BOX BONBONNIERE IDEAS

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There are so many important aspects of your wedding to plan. The dress, the flowers, the theme, the venue, the food, the registry – the list goes on! But, one thing that may not be on the top of that list is the bonbonniere. Traditionally a gift of sugar almonds for your guests, this wedding…

WEDDINGS MONTH: CONFETTI ALTERNATIVES

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Wedding confetti used to be brightly coloured tissue paper, cut into tiny pieces, or shapes such as lucky horse shoes or wedding bells. Confetti can be bought in customised boxes or containers designed to match the wedding theme or colour scheme.  Guests use it to celebrate the happy couple once married and throw it into…

UNUSUAL SEND-OFFS

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After all the festivities have been had, it is time to send the bride and groom on their way. The send-off picture is a must have to finish out any great wedding photo book. You can always keep it traditional with handfuls of rice, but how about try something a bit more unusual? We’ve collected…

DIY RECIPE: SPRINKLE CHOC CHIP COOKIE BONBONNIERE

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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.…

GOING AGAINST TRADITION: WHITE BRIDESMAID DRESSES

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Today, we are talking white bridesmaid dresses. Are they controversial, or just modern? At OIP, we love this fresh spin on dressing your ever-important bridesmaids. This trend is just so versatile. You can go modern with chic, matching dresses paired with sleek, accessories. Or, bring some whimsy to the day with a bohemian mismatch of…

GABRIELLE’S GIRLY BRIDAL SHOWER

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To say the least, the day was filled with so many tears & laughter! A girly celebration of such a huge change in Gabrielle’s life. Karla (Gabby’s sister/maid of honor) wanted to incorporate as much of her favorite colours as possible, so she chose her suppliers according to this, followed by the guests dress code. Having…

OIP BRIDAL EDITORIAL: SAM & ASTON’S NUPTIALS

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“And now these three remain: Faith, Hope & Love. But the greatest of these is Love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 THE VENUE After following Sam (Calu Florentine) and Aston’s (Shane Holloway) whirlwind romance from Christmas, we can finally reveal to you their beautiful nuptials at arguably one of the most picturesque backdrops in Country Victoria, Sault…

SARAH’S FLORAL KITCHEN TEA

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Jess from Sass Events couldn’t wait for this kitchen tea when Sarah gave her the brief! These bright blooms were the foundation to creating such a stunning dessert table for her bride to be. The venue was the perfect place to suspend this floral masterpiece. The cake was an absolute masterpiece and every piece of…

BRIDE TO BE BRUNCH – OIP BRIDAL SHOWER EDITORIAL

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After Sam (Calu) & Aston’s epic proposal on Valentine’s Day, it was only fitting to get the ball rolling and time for her gal-pals (Ruby, Iffy & Jo) to organise her the bridal shower of the year! The first thing her beautiful bridal party had to do was to find the perfect venue, which they…

ECO FRIENDLY ENTERTAINING

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When hosting your own party there can be so much wastage. You can buy pretty much disposable everything these days and its inexpensive, which makes it all the more appealing for trying to keep costs down.  If you would like to try your hand at entertaining the eco friendly way then we have listed a…

WEDDING CAKE OR WEDDING DESSERTS?

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To go with a wedding cake or not to go with a wedding cake? – That is the question! Here at OIP we are reviewing one of the tough questions that couples have of their wedding plan list: Should we choose a cake or desserts? We’re not siding with either but merely bringing you the…