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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
Cocktails Favours Gifts Holidays

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
Melbourne Fireworks | Madame Bonbon
Bits and Bobs Holidays

Happy New Year from Madame Bonbon

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful festive season with your family and friends. We spent New Year’s Eve in Melbourne on our apartment balcony in the city.  After dining on fresh seafood and champagne, we tucked Mlle. Belle into bed and…

January 9, 2013
Festive Door Bells | Madame Bonbon
Decorations Holidays

DIY Christmas Door Decoration

I found this handy happy decorating ideas article on the Real Simple website this month.  One of the ideas that caught my eye was a DIY Christmas door decoration. What you will need 2 pcs printed ribbon strips at 30 & 40cm in length 2 silver jingling…

December 22, 2012
Christmas wreath | Madame Bonbon
Flowers Holidays

Christmas Wreath Workshop at Flower Temple

I love a beautiful fresh floral wreath at Christmas. So last Saturday I popped into Christmas wreath 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…

December 18, 2012
estive Party Fun | Madame Bonbon

Festive Season Party Highlights

I love the festive season. Everybody starts to wind down and prepare to celebrate either the religious holiday that is Christmas or the end of a very busy year.  Around Melbourne, city streets are full of end of year parties with people doting santa…

December 13, 2012

DIY Accordion Paper Trees

These fun DIY accordion paper trees have been created by crafty bloggers around the world this festive season. I thought I’d throw a spin on my own accordion paper trees. They were quite easy to make using this Julep template.  All you need is…

December 10, 2012
DIY Advent Calendar | Madame Bonbon
Decorations Holidays

DIY Advent Calendar

We’ve been very busy with festive craft activities at home this week. So keep an eye out for my posts this December.  I’ll be sure to  showcase each project for you.  Last week we just managed to whip up our family Advent Calendar.  Mlle…

December 3, 2012

Christmas Decor Ideas – Pinterest

Christmas is less than six weeks away! Yay!  My Pinterest board is full to overflowing with fabulous ideas for decorating and entertaining this holiday season You’ll find pins on table styling, DIY decorations, cocktail recipes, gift wrapping, sweet treats and much more. Here are…

November 15, 2012