• 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…

    April 1, 2014
  • Negroni Cocktail recipe and photo
    Cocktails

    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,…

    March 28, 2014
  • Bachelorette Party details by Madame Bonbon
    Weddings

    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…

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

    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.…

    March 20, 2014
  • K is for Kani floral headpieces
    Flowers Melbourne

    Floral Headpieces by K is for Kani

    Connie Cao is a Melbourne designer who creates one-of-a-kind floral headpieces under her brand,  K is for Kani.  Connie has a range of unique styles and designs of floral headpieces from hair bands to…

    March 18, 2014
  • Apero Ruby Wednesday Cocktail Recipe by Madame Bonbon
    Cocktails

    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…

    March 14, 2014
  • Birthday Dinner Party details
    Birthday

    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…

    March 7, 2014
  • Tips for planning a hens party
    Weddings

    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,…

    March 5, 2014
  • Floral Ice Cubes for Your Cocktail
    Cocktails

    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…

    February 28, 2014
  • DIY bachelorette party bags
    Weddings

    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…

    February 25, 2014