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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…

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So, you’ve been invited to a wedding. Wonderful. Lovely. We love LOVE, and, who doesn’t?! The only problem is you don’t know how to decode the dress code. Unlike a night out with your girlfriends, the infamous ‘jeans and a nice top’ probably won’t cut it. Never fear, OIP is here to help. We’ve not…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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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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…

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Neon lights are the latest must have decor item for 2018!  People are using them within the home, restaurants and are also using them for events, especially weddings.  They can be used as a ceremony backdrop, to light up a dance floor, or to use with a photobooth.  From statement custom signs to small quirky…