Zara’s Mexican 7th Birthday Party

A bright & cheerful Mexican inspired birthday party!

White Shepherd created a colourful tablescape for the birthday girls guests to dine at. Adorned with a beautiful candlabra, pom pom flowers, big pink & orange blooms, mini pinata’s, colourful plates & bowls and mini milk bottle with little flags.
White Shepherd also created a sweets table with a rustic style birthday cake, cupcakes, assorted lollies, fresh fruit and drinks. Moustache straws and jars for guests to have fun with.

Kaylee’s 1st Birthday Teddy Bear Picnic Party

A gorgeous baby girl’s 1st birthday party. The theme for the table was a pretty in purple Teddy Bear Picnic.

White Shepherd created a delicious cake and sweets table for the party. Delicate white lacy details complimented the pretty theme, while soft purples with splashes of pink created a colourful display.

Hunter’s 1st Birthday Party

An intimate party I did for my son’s 1st birthday.

Styled by White Shepherd, this was a tribal inspired party with deer, arrows, dream catchers and a teepee for the kids to play in.

Guests lounged on blankets or in ghost chairs and enjoyed savoury catering by Egg Unlimited and then a cake & sweets table by White Shepherd. Each child went home with a gift bag with little items to play with and adults took home a box of sweets to munch on.

A Night at the Oscars black tie birthday dinner

A glamorous black tie dinner held for a 30th birthday at Circa The Prince.

Styled by White Shepherd, guests dined at tables adorned with sparkly gold, crisp white and luxe black decorations. Black beaded charger plates, personalised menus, gold apple name place cards, and a gift of a bottle of mini sparkling wine were at each guests place. The dinner tables were decorated with gold sequin table runners, vases of white flowers, floating candles and white ostrich feathers.

White Shepherd created a cake table to match that allowed guests to fill bags with sweets to take home. The cake was a tuxedo design with a sparkly gold 30 and mini top hat topping it off. Gold and white sweets such as tuxedo sugar cookies, chocolate dipped oreos, macarons, gold gems, personalised chocolate bars and many more were placed out for all to enjoy.

There was also a polaroid station that was a hit with the guests, they dressed up in silly accessories and posed in front of gold tinsel curtains to take happy snaps.

Max & Fiona’s Wedding

A beautiful wedding that White Shepherd had the pleasure of being a part of. White Shepherd assisted the couple in planning in the month’s leading up to the event as well as coordinating on the day and making the wedding cake.

This gorgeous event was held at the groom’s parents house which was a stunning backdrop for this magical day. Guests entered via a walkway adorned with hanging flowers in jars, candles and entered the reception area through a billowing sheer curtain. They were greeted by a lush garden that was were the ceremony and reception were held. After the ceremony guests were treated to cocktail hour in the manicured front garden while The Essential Caterer and White Shepherd set up the reception for dinner.

Guests came back to be greeted by rustic long tables filled with flowers in wood boxes, burlap table runners, candles in jars and festoon lighting. Dinner was quickly served with guests enjoying a share style meal of delicious food from The Essential Caterer. Each guest received a hand carved wooden box (pain stakingly searched and chosen by the bride and shipped from overseas) with a lavender sprig and a hand written note from the bride & groom, presented on each plate along with a beautiful burlap napkin holder and menu card.

Photography by Urban Safari (
Flowers by Tillda Flowers (
Catering by The Essential Caterer (
Coordinator: Liz Jowett from White Shepherd (
Cake by White Shepherd

Asley & Steele’s Wedding Reception

The Garden Room at Crown Casino was the venue for this beautiful wedding reception.

White Shepherd and the gorgeous bride worked together to make her visions come to life. The room was set with two long tables for the guests and a bridal table. We arranged vases of crisp white flowers along the tables with glowing floating & tea light candles for a romantic feel. Stunning gold vintage inspired plates topped with a vintage doily and navy napkin were set at each guest place setting with a donation to the Cancer Council as a gift. The place cards were handmade by White Shepherd with scroll font and gold vintage inspired floral stamped embellishments.

A table honouring passed loved ones was set to one side of the bridal table so all could share the special moment with those that could not be there.

The bridal table was framed with two large screens adorned with huge paper flowers that were handmade by the bride and White Shepherd.

Liz’s Baby Shower

Soft picnic blankets, cushions, lace parasoles and pretty jars of flowers greeted guests as they arrived at this baby shower.

This baby shower was all white, vintage, a little bit rustic, lacey and all set in the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens on a hot Melbourne Sunday afternoon.

The food spread consisted of quiches, tarts, green salads, antipasto, dips & crackers and 5 different cakes. Drinks were 2 different punches as well as champagne, iced tea, little water bottles and moscato. Decorated with gold apples, white flowers in lacey pots & mason jars.

Guests took home a gift bag with a large vanilla cookie, a bunch of flowers and a little pot of hand cream in rose vanilla or lavender.

White Shepherd planned & styled the party and catered the event.

Luca’s 1st Birthday Party

A relaxed and fun party for an adorable little boy.

Luca’s 1st birthday party included a blue, white & natural themed cake & sweets table with pops of rainbow and some savoury items for the kiddies.

Guests took home big blue & white swirl lollipops as a thank you. Kiddies were treated to a baby animal farm as well as a milk & cookies stand with a Cookie Monster feature…stuck in a cookie jar peering out at the cookies! A hot beverage bar was set up consisting of hot chocolate sticks & marshmallows, herbal teas and coffee in takeaway cups as well as cold drinks.

White Shepherd planned & styled the party, made all the sweets and birthday cake.

Lila’s Teddy Bears Picnic 3rd Birthday Party

If you go down to the woods today…

An gorgeous little girl’s 3rd birthday party. Held at Brighton Schoolhouse.

Picnic blankets, lots of teddy bears, sweet mini picnic treats, bear masks, personalised colouring books, goodie bags that the kids can colour in themselves and a wall mural for the kids to go crazy with stickers!

White Shepherd planned & styled the party, made all the sweets and cake; and printables.

Chenda & Leigh’s wedding

A beautiful day!

We styled the ceremony alter with a fireplace surround, soft flowers & greenery in wooden crates, bottles & jars of pretty white flowers, and floating candles. Guests were treated to a scrumptious antipasto table including handmade savoury treats and a mouth watering champagne/punch station.

White Shepherd also arranged all of the reception flowers, assisted with the reception setup, and made the wedding cake.