Floral Bridal Shower – Celebration Box

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 by Carolyn Russell No Comments

Our Floral Bridal Shower Box is perfect for those of you who would like to spoil a special bride-to-be!  Bright and fresh colours, polka dots and floral prints- can you think of a better combination?  You will love all the little details that will add that extra special touch to your decor – add some fresh flowers, delicious…

Tropical Bridal Shower…inspiration

Posted on: March 9th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments

I am writing this post, drinking a cup of tea and listening to the thunder here in the desert.  Quite a contrast to this `tropical` styled shoot by the `Oh Happy Day` team all the way from South Africa.  After spotting little pink flamingos, all over facebook and instagram, I was thrilled to be able to share…

Flamingo Bridal Shower…Inspiration

Posted on: January 28th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments

If you have been following the latest party decor trends, then you will certainly have seen these funky, pinky flamingos creating quite a stir.  I absolutely love the recent trend towards tropical themes and we thought this would be the perfect idea for a bridal shower.  Combining pinks, floral prints and a few gold pineapples…

Everything Feminine…styled shoot

Posted on: December 13th, 2015 by Carolyn No Comments
Paula Scalco Photography 6

Pastel colours, flowers, baked treats and a pink Kitchen Aid are a few of my favourite things and to find them altogether is definitely a recipe for a beautiful styled shoot.  I am always thinking of special and unique themes for ladies birthday parties, baby showers and kitchen teas and I think I have just found the…

Sparkle!…Bridal Shower Inspiration

Posted on: September 4th, 2015 by Carolyn 2 Comments

A Bridal Shower is one of my favourite events, when dreaming about themes and decor, as there really is no limit in terms of making it classy and glamorous! It is an evening dedicated to the bride-to-be surrounded by friends and family.  Don`t get me wrong,I understand the fun behind a typical themed bridal shower and…

Creating That Perfect Bridal Shower…DIY Tips

Posted on: October 30th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

We know that it can be overwhelming to be left in charge of organising a bridal shower for a special-bride-to-be especially if you are like me and you love attention to detail.  However it can often turn into a stressful affair.  We decided we wanted to reduce the stress levels and inspire you to get creative at home…

A special treat and a DIY tip…

Posted on: October 9th, 2014 by Carolyn 2 Comments

As I am slightly obsessed with cupcakes and knowing how easy they are to whip up and add a `wow` factor to any occasion I thought I would give you my DIY tip and share an old favourite with you…my trusty cupcake recipe.  Get the girls to ice their own cupcakes while enjoying their afternoon and…

`Let them eat cotton candy and cake`…Bridal Shower Inspiration 2

Posted on: October 8th, 2014 by Carolyn 2 Comments

Bridal showers are a time to pull out all the girly stops.  Ladies get your `pinning` fingers ready as you prepare to capture more ideas from part 2 of our `Perfectly Pretty` Bridal Shower feature.  Gathering a few special ladies together to celebrate with the bride-to-be should definitely include something out of the ordinary.  We love the…

Gifts for a bride-to-be…

Posted on: July 28th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

I love giving gifts, especially wrapping them up and adding a special little message.  A friend of mine`s sister is getting married in October.  Her bridesmaids thought of such an original idea.  They have started a monthly count down to her special day. As each month begins they surprise her with the same number of…

Petals & Pearls Events

Posted on: June 12th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

In a city like Dubai, where the fast pace lifestyle can get in the way of attention to detail and personal service, it was a privilege to meet the owners of Petals & Pearls Events.  After our meeting, I came away with a taste of the passion and dedication they have.  Petals & Pearls is…