Category Archives: Blog

2015 Golden Globes Wrap

The 72nd Annual Golden Globes occurred over the weekend at the famed Beverly Hilton, in Los Angeles. The Golden Globe is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. The Red Carpet is always a fan favourtie, and 2015 did […]

Pomegranate Passion – Capaja Meadows

Set in a sprawling meadow, this naturally glamourous shoot at Capaja Meadows exudes opulence and draws you in with welcome. Janine from White Ivy Design and Decinda from Sugar & Spice Events work together often, and  planned a creative collaboration to showcase “the new rustic”. Rich, warm and romantic colours are in vogue as brides move […]

Corporate Event Inspiration – Umbrella Decor

There is something so whimsical about umbrellas.  Maybe it’s because they were Mary Poppins’ chosen form of transport as she flew away into the never never.  That moment changed them from being a practical instrument to the stuff of magical fairytales. When they are used in event decor, they bring back a little bit of […]

Corporate Event Inspiration – Flower Walls

Our mate Kim K might have brought flower walls into the spotlight with her June wedding, but they have been used for years by creative event planners and fashion designers around the world. In 2012, at Christian Dior’s Autumn/Winter Couture show,  grand rooms inside a Parisian mansion were decorated with one million real flowers.  WOW! Paper […]

Corporate Event Inspiration – Table Layouts

One of the things I relish most about corporate events is the opportunity to be so uniquely creative. There is so much more scope with colours and decor, pushing the design boundaries for seasoned event goers  who have “seen it all”. Even traditional themes like Masquerade or Circus can be reinvented in new and exciting […]

Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur Awards

Creative Director Decinda MacDonald was thrilled to be a part of the recent Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards which were held at Jupiters Casino last Friday 24th October. The Gold Coast Business News contacted Decinda in September, after reading a little bit about her rise to success in the Gold Coast Bulletin […]

A Guide to Bridal Lingerie

Beneath all the beautiful silk, lace and tulle is the oh-so soft and indulgent bridal lingerie.  Every woman knows the kind of confidence and sexiness it exudes, it down right just feels fabulous!  As Christian Dior once said, “Real elegance is everywhere … especially in the things that don’t show.”  So ladies, before walking down the […]

Cannes Film Festival 2014

The Cannes International Film Festival (French: Le Festival International du Film de Cannes or just Festival de Cannes), is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world.  But more than the films, everyone keeps an eye on the fabulous fashion that walks down the red carpet!  Here […]

Why Hire Sugar and Spice as your Wedding Planner

We highly recommend booking the top three vendors, otherwise known as the Holy Trinity in the world of weddings, that are a quintessential part of the whole wedding process.  The Holy Trinity consists of your Venue, Photographer and Wedding Planner. Planning a wedding can be an intimidating undertaking, especially when you’re not sure where to start.  Weddings […]

Twilight Tapas 30th Birthday

How does an event planner celebrate their 30th birthday?  IN STYLE! This sophisticated celebration was in honour of our dear Kimberly who is one of the valued staff members of Sugar & Spice Events. Held in the luxurious surrounds of Evergreen Gardens in Parkwood, we set a stylish cocktail party among the trees which were dramatically lit in hues of blue, […]