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Our fathers do so much for us (not only just helping bring us into the world!). They can be fiercely protective, help heal broken hearts, moonlight as personal chauffeurs and help finish all those leftovers. So, why not treat your dad to some deliciousness in the form of a skillet cookie. Best served piping hot…

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Cake is so overrated. There. We’ve said it. Why have a cake cake when you could have a COOKIE cake?! Bake some giant cookies (whatever flavour you like), sandwich them with buttercream or rich chocolate ganache. Perfect for weddings on a budget, or any party really, this chocolate chip cookie cake is super distinctive and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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Move over candles! There’s a new generation of cake toppers in town! Anything from tiny balloon extravaganza to sassy acrylic messages to cute paper hearts can top cakes these days. Not only are they a gorgeous addition to your event, they are so easy to DIY. Grab a couple of bamboo sticks, cute paper, scissors…

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EASY PEASY ROCKY ROAD AHEAD! With winter fast approaching, we might find ourselves reaching for more chocolate more often than, perhaps, we should. At OIP, our chocolate hit is satisfied with homemade Rocky Road. This chocolate confection heaven is so versatile it can wear any colour (or chocolate in this case). Whether you are a…

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A party hat garland is perfect for any birthday celebration! You can easily make it to adorn a party table, or leave it as a surprise to a birthday friend’s front door. With how easy it is to put together, you will be making this cute garland for all your party needs.   You will…

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If you would like to take the fancy up a notch for your next shindig, make sure to try one of these DIY ideas to glam up your drink stirrers. Cheers to 5-mins of effort for an ever-lasting impression!     Get the tutorials here: Cotton Balls; Chalkboard Circles; Doilied-Up; Paper-Arrows; Ribbons or Bows; Pom-Poms;…

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Hello Everyone I’m Haddy from House of Creative Designs and today I’m sharing with you a Mother’s Day Tablescape I created over the weekend.   My inspiration was all the flowers that are springing up all around me, including in fashion. I always like to look at fashion for ways to translate it into Home and…