The Little Market Bunch

Monsieur Bonbon sent me the sweetest bunch of flowers with a gorgeous soy candle recently.  It was delivered by this unique little store,  The Little Market Bunch in Melbourne. Each day the team at TLMB source fresh flowers from the local flower markets in Melbourne. They create these beautiful ‘bouquets of the day’, which you […]

Floral Headpieces by K is for Kani

I’m attending a wedding in the States next month and so went on the lookout for a beautiful floral headpiece to add to my collection.  I found Melbourne-based Etsy store –  K is for Kani and fell in love with their designs.  Connie Cao is the designer and she creates headpieces that are unique and one-of-a-kind […]

A Birthday Dinner Party

My friend was visiting from Cambodia last week and we had a little impromptu birthday dinner party for her at home.  Unusually for me, it was a bit of a last minute scramble to pull together a festive table, but I managed to create something fun (nothing like a challenge). I had these empty Bulleit […]

3 Tips for Decorating Your Party Room

I am constantly asked for ideas to dress up party tables at home or in restaurants. If you’re not going with a theme and simply want to add some stylish party decor to your space, then here are my three simple tips for decorating your party room. 1. Add colour to you room for an […]

Madame Bonbon’s Garden Party – Part 1

Wow! What a crazy couple of months it’s been. Monsieur Bonbon and I celebrated our joint birthday party with a garden party at Gardens House in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. Being city dwellers we utilise the botanic gardens like it’s our backyard.  We’ve spent many weekends having parties, picnics and photographic walks through the beautiful gardens […]

Terrarium Crush

I’ve had a little crush on terrariums over the past few months. Terrariums are little mini environments encased in a container, usually glass, holding small plants or animals.  I’ve not ventured for an animal dwelling one, but I’m loving the plant varieties.  I purchased a beautiful terrarium from Melbourne company, Bosky.  They have beautiful selection […]

Artichoke Flower Centrepiece

I’m currently designing a table for an upcoming event. I found some beautiful fresh stalks of artichoke flowers at my local market this morning and I’ve been playing around with ideas for a table centrepiece.  I thought the artichokes would add a quirky touch to the table. Whilst I was researching, I found this beautiful […]

Christmas Wreaths at Flower Temple

Last Saturday I attended a flower arranging workshop at Flower Temple in the city. Originally I was looking to purchase a wreath for home this year, but when I saw this workshop being offered, I thought it would be fun to learn how to make my own. There’s something special about a freshly-made Christmas wreath […]


I recently bought some beautiful chrysanthemums from my local market in South Melbourne. Unfortunately at the time, I didn’t realise they were actually chrysanthemums and I bought them under the impression they were dahlias. It wasn’t until my lovely Instagram friend, Kate, mentioned to me that <uh-hum> they are actually inverted chrysanthemums (blush). Image: Fresh […]

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