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Want to Know the Top Party Trends for 2019?

When it comes to throwing a party, there are literally hundreds of themes and trends.  Some trends fade away faster than Olaf the snowman on a summers day, while others just keep on, keepin’ on for years on end. With my experience working in the party industry (over 15 years), I have my finger on the pulse (if I don’t say so myself!) and rather than keeping it all to myself, I thought I would share with you ...

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Set the Perfect Table

Are you hosting your family for Christmas this year, or throwing a holiday dinner party for your nearest and dearest? Make your table ‘wow’ your guests this year with these tips from Alicent Wong, founder of home.cook.love – Australia’s first online marketplace for everything kitchen, table and serveware. Keep it minimal Don't go too crazy and load your table up with an extravagant amount of décor – keep it ...

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Pineapples For Days

There are so many clever things you can do with pineapples to give your tropical soiree some punch: Pictured, above, whole pineapples are fun as the pins in a game of outdoor ten-pin bowling. Again, add spray paint for extra fun. Pictured left, OK, so this idea is not using actual pineapples, but you can make the cutest tropical dessert table goodies with doughnuts and green cardboard – cut it into pineappl ...

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Go Troppo

Nothing says summer celebration more than a tropical party theme. Here’s how. The weather’s warm, the days are long and with the end of year comes many, many more reasons to celebrate! If you’re looking to put some vibrancy into your next soiree and create some bright, fun memories, there’s no better theme than to go, well, troppo! Tropical party theming has been around for ages but is seeing a resurgence v ...

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Night at the Matt-seum

Why would a furniture retailer invest in $58k worth of fake animals? To put the FUN into FUrNiture, that’s why! Matt Blatt, the eclectic designer furniture retailer, has always claimed to be more about entertainment and excitement than traditional retailing, and the company is taking that promise to the next level with its latest arrivals. The incredible new animal collection will turn showrooms into a magi ...

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A Space For You, Mum

                                          - Rug Society Baltic 2 rug, POA, www.rugsociety.eu - Vanessa Russell Photography print, from $55, www.vanessarussell.com.au - Zanui Arrowhead floor lamp, $220, www.zanui.com.au - Idris cushion, $30, www.idcreations.com.au - Mosaic cushion, $92, www.vavoom.com.au ...

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Jungle Fever

Outdoor wallpaper is a thing – yes, you heard it here! Check out this glorious new lush green print from Gold Coast based ‘Affordable Decorators’. There are hundreds of designs and colourways to choose from, to make your outdoor space even greener! We dig it! www.affordabledecorators.com.au   …and on the topic of that uber-trendy indoor plant Monstera, add this print to your indoor walls to tie in your ...

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Medal-Winning Metals

Luxxu mirror, POA, www.luxxu.net GlobeWest Vionnet Cross bar cart, $1490, www.globewest.com.au Artisanti Prescott Vintage pendant light, $531, www.artisanti.com Zanui table lamp, $529, www.zanui.com.au Oxfam bike chain bowl, $29, www.shop.oxfam.org.au Essential Home Reeves chair, $4159, www.essentialhome.eu Blackbird London mirror, $670, www.blackbird-london.com KOKET Allure dining table, price on request, ...

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Green With Envy

  Design Twins pots, $140-$250, www.kiraandkira.com.au Lorraine Lea hanging planter, $39, www.lorrainelea.com Gyrofish washable paper bag pot plant holder, $24.95, www.gyrofish.com.au Purple Jungle Eva terrazo planter with timber legs, $135, www.purplejungle.com.au Satara Merricks baskets, set of three $286, www.satara.com.au Bendo Luxe white plant stand, 310mm high, $55, www.bendo.com.au Satara indoor ...

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2018 Party Trends

There’s always so much going on in the party-planning world that it’s sometimes hard to know where to start with the planning for your next soiree. Here’s a hot tip – or 10! When it comes to planning a party, it’s good to know what’s trending. While also providing your guests with an on-trend wow factor, it’ll also help with sourcing themed party products as they’ll be more readily available. haven spoke wi ...

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