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Miss Adventure by Kate Spade

November 9, 2015

Continuing my long love affair with Kate Spade New York, I thought I would share one of a series of short films featuring Anna Kendrick and Zosia Mamet. The #missadventure short film series is a fun look into a glamorous world inspired by Kate Spade New York. Continue Reading

Iconic Australian Christmas | Madame Bonbon blog
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Christmas Gift Guide with Lark

It’s my favourite time of the year – Christmas time! This year I am celebrating with my little family at home in Melbourne.  This means I get to go crazy with Christmas decorations, goodies and gifts. Lark Store is a little shop full of…

November 7, 2015
Madame Bonbon | DIY Easter Egg Gifts

DIY Easter Egg Gifts for Children

Easter is almost upon us and this is about the time that Mademoiselle Belle and I create our little DIY Easter gifts for her classmates at school. I usually peruse Pinterest for inspiration.  This year we decided on creating little Easter Egg Baskets. How…

April 11, 2014
Candy assortment by The Red Balloon Candy Artisans
Children Melbourne

The Red Balloon Candy Artisans

I recently came across this awesome little store The Red Balloon Candy Artisans in Prahran.  I was on Instagram searching for inspiration for a wedding I was working on and I came across their profile.  I was so excited to find this store in Australia…let…

April 8, 2014
DIY Balloon Cocktail Stirrer | Madame Bonbon
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DIY Balloon Cocktail Stirrer

Aaah it’s Friday! The end of a very busy week and I  feel like celebrating with a refreshing libation.  It’s still early, so I’m going to have a delicious chillled pomegranate juice. Now my drink doesn’t look particularly celebratory, so I think I will add…

April 4, 2014
DIY cocktail cards by Madame Bonbon
Cocktails Weddings

DIY Cocktail Recipe Cards

I thought I would share these sweet little DIY cocktail recipe cards that I whipped up for my sister-in-laws bachelorette party this weekend. We were all asked to bring along a bottle of our favourite libation to add to the bachelorette cocktail bar. I spent…

April 1, 2014
Negroni Cocktail recipe and photo

Cocktail Hour: Negroni

I’m whipping up a classic Negroni cocktail tonight. It’s one of my favourite cocktails and hails from Italy, where it’s drunk as an aperitif (before a meal).  The main ingredients are Campari and gin, so it tastes a little on the sour side.  It…

March 28, 2014
Bachelorette Party details by Madame Bonbon

DIY Bachelorette Party Details

I’m co-hosting a bachelorette party!  It’s my sister-in-laws so it’s quite special.  Over the past few weeks you may have read some of my posts on the bachelorette party details. I’ve been quite busy printing bachelorette party bags, ordering personalised beer glasses (she’s a…

March 25, 2014
Black balloons for your party | Madame Bonbon

Black Balloons for Your Party

I’ve been watching the trend with the giant black balloons over the past few months.  I love them. The black balloons are so striking and can really add a touch of glam to your party. If you’re a follower of my Pinterest and Instragram profiles,…

March 20, 2014
Apero Ruby Wednesday Cocktail Recipe by Madame Bonbon

Cocktail Hour: Aperol Ruby Wednesday

M. Bonbon and I were playing around in our cocktail lab (aka the kitchen) last week and we created this refreshing libation – an Aperol Ruby Wednesday.  It’s a lovely long and refreshing drink made with Aperol and ruby grapefruit.  I garnished the cocktail with…

March 14, 2014