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Birthday Dinner Party details

Last Minute Birthday Dinner Party Details

There’s nothing like the rush of adreline when you realise you have guests coming for dinner and at the last minute.  I recently had a friend make a surprise visit from Cambodia. Not only was she coming for dinner, but it was her birthday…

March 7, 2014
Tips for planning a hens party

Ten Tips for Planning a Hens Party

Planning a hens or bachelorette party (for my US friends) can be lots of fun.  It’s like any party that you plan and host.  You should have an idea of the theme, budget, venue, date and guests to invite.  You can then slowly build…

March 5, 2014
Floral Ice Cubes for Your Cocktail

Cocktail Hour: Flower Ice Cubes

I want to show you how easy it is to make these pretty flower ice cubes. They’re perfect for your cocktail or a spritzer.  You could also place large flower ice cubes in a glass punch bowl.  This would like quite pretty. How to…

February 28, 2014
DIY bachelorette party bags

DIY Bachelorette Party Bags

I’m working on these cute little DIY bachelorette party bags at the moment.  They are gifts for all of the girls attending my sister-in-law’s bachelorette weekend.  I’m going to fill the bachelorette party bags with some fun items, including a party mask, red lip…

February 25, 2014
Decorating your party room | Madame Bonbon

3 Tips for Decorating Your Party Room

Do you suffer from creative block when considering how to decorate your party room? I know some of you do because you’ve told me… he he. My blog is full of fun party décor tips, but sometimes you just want to give the party room…

July 25, 2013
Birthday Garden Party Series | Madame Bonbon

Birthday Garden Party Series – Final

My Birthday Garden Party Series is now complete. I started planning this little project about eight months ago. There was so much detail that went into every aspect of the garden party. I’m pleased to say that everything went so well. The sun was…

July 22, 2013
Birthday Garden Party - Children's table

My Birthday Garden Party Series – Part 2

This is part two of my Birthday Garden Party Series.  In Part One,  I talked about the preparation and the start of our garden party at Gardens House.  Here are a few more details on our lunch, the entertainment and the children’s party. Birthday…

July 18, 2013
Garden Party Chalkboard sign | Madame Bonbon

My Birthday Garden Party Series – Part 1

Monsieur Bonbon and I celebrated our joint birthday with a birthday garden party in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. We chose Gardens House, inside the gardens, as our party venue. It’s an elegant Georgian house set amongst secluded private gardens. The RBG was the perfect venue…

July 8, 2013
Ideas for styling a garden party

Ideas for Styling a Garden Party – The Table

I’d like to share some of my lovely ideas for styling a garden party.  I’m currently working on a this exact theme for a birthday – mine in fact. Monsieur Bonbon and I are hosting a joint birthday celebration at a beautiful venue called, Gardens House in the…

May 23, 2013
Artichoke bouquet | Madame Bonbon
Dinner Flowers

Artichoke Flower Centrepieces

Winter is fast approaching and I’m inspired by the beautiful stems of fresh artichokes that I found at my local market this morning. I’ve been playing around with other flowers to  try and create my own artichoke flower centrepieces. Artichokes are  one of the oldest…

April 22, 2013