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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

Melbourne Fireworks NYE | Monsieur Bonbon

Happy New Year from Madame Bonbon

Happy New Year, friend!  I hope you enjoyed a wonderful festive season wherever you are in the world. In case you didn’t know, I have been on an extended blogger vacation for a few months.  I have now returned to blogger world after an…

February 18, 2014
Pina Colada Twist | Madame Bonbon

Cocktail Hour: Pina Colada Twist

Cocktails are a lot of fun to make but there a times when we just want a drink that is quick to mix but with a bit more complexity. Well, have I got a drink a for you!  I call it a Pina Colada Twist…

December 21, 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
Bits and Bobs

Madame Bonbon is back!

Wow!  What a busy couple of weeks I’ve had. I must apologise for missing a couple of weeks’ postings. Our days have been full of birthdays, a wedding, parties and events to plan, not mention the travel.  I’m back on track now and have…

December 2, 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
Holidays Travel

Christmas in Cairns, Queensland

The family and I have just returned from a wonderful holiday in Cairns, Queensland.  We celebrated Christmas Day with my family in Cairns. The day was a balmy 33 degrees (celsius) and humid, but thankfully the swimming pool and Christmas punch kept us all…

December 29, 2011