Category Archives: OIP Weddings

MANLY MONTH: GUYS GIFTING

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This month at OIP we are celebrating all things manly!  Every Groom needs his wolf pack to gather around him, sprinkle a little spice on the situation and guide him down the isle to his chosen one.  If your man is lucky enough to be standing front and center at the next wedding or perhaps…

BOHO BRIDAL SHOWER

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Mira (Jessicas Mum) approached Lauren from Fleurescent to help style and transform her backyard into boho-style paradise with a luxe feel for her daughter Jessica’s bridal shower that would wow 100 guests. Jessica was one of the most easy going bride-to-be’s. Her requests were to include styling a long and low boho style table to…

WEDDING MONTH: WHERE TO SPEND YOUR BUDGET WHEN YOU’RE ON A BUDGET

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When planning your wedding lets face it most of will be money conscience and will need to stick to some sort of budget.  Here at OIP we have put together a list of must haves and the items that could do with a little less cash spent on them. The 1st step is to initiate…

WEDDING MONTH: WEDDING STATIONERY CHECKLIST

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Planning a wedding can be overwhelming if you’re just starting out and are unfamiliar with this territory. There are things to do before, during, and even after the wedding, so where do you start?  We have created a checklist to help you through planning your stationery.  Don’t worry, you don’t have to do every piece. …

DOUBLE HAPPINESS MAGICAL MOUNTAIN WEDDING

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April and Alex’s family and wedding party got ready at the Hotel Casa Santo Domingo located in Antigua and they did their first looks there. Their ceremony and reception was held at an event space called Santo Domingo del Cerro (owned by the Hotel). This location is also on top of a mountain with amazing…

WINTER WEDDING INSPIRATION

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As Australians, we do not like the cold, we cannot tolerate the cold and we do not want the cold. But, we can’t help but feel winter holds a certain kind of magic; magic perfect for a wedding. Why choose a winter wedding? Let us tell you why. Winter is perfect for all types of…

WEDDING MONTH: UNUSUAL BOUQUETS

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The age-old tradition of carrying a bouquet can mount to a costly part of your wedding.  It doesn’t mean you can’t put your own personal spin on it. Bouquets don’t have to be an enormous amount of flowers but can be simplified by selecting some sentimental elements.  Your arrangement can be turned into something truly…

OIP EDITORIAL: ENGAGEMENT SHOOT

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Couples who Lift Together, Stick Together! These days, love can be found in so many places, from online to the supermarket to the gym. The latter is where our beautiful couple, Matt Orchard and Nicci Backman work on their muscles together – SO CUTE! Matt and Nicci celebrated their engagement in peach, baby blue and gold –…

UNIQUE WEDDING DRESSES

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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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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…