How to plan a waste free, plastic free party

Patchwork is all about being creative, collective and resourceful. We’re also all about excellent parties. With this in mind, we thought it was about time we put together a guide to organising a party that: keeps costs down, is waste fre...

Planning a Feel-Good Eco-Christmas

Here are our top tips on how to celebrate a feel-good eco-Christmas and enjoy the festive season whilst reducing your plastic and carbon footprint at the same time. Relax, imperfect is perfect Splodgy, glittery paper ones made by little ...

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5 Independent Drinks Brands We Love

Whatever you’re celebrating, one thing’s a given – you’re going to need some drinks. Alcoholic or non, you’ll want some delicious (preferably bubbly) stuff to serve at your party so it goes with a bang. Of course there are the ch...

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Tips for Organising a Party with Patchwork

If you’re planning to use Patchwork to organise a party, check out our top tips before you get started: Keep it simple The secret to getting people to help with a party is to be clear about the plan, set out a range of specific ways th...

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A Kids’ Party with a Back to the Future Theme

Patchwork founder Olivia’s son turned ten this month. To celebrate she wanted to throw him a really special party with all his family and friends. Although Manu knew about the party, what he didn’t know was that it was going to be a Back...

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6 Creative Wedding Ceremony Backdrops

If you’re getting married in a large space, the thought of decorating can be quite daunting. But don’t panic. We’ve got a tactic. Focus most of your energy into one area – dotting a few decorations around the place won’t have half as big...

Halloween DIY Ideas

If Christmas is the most magical time of the year, Halloween is the silliest. And that’s why we love it. It’s a brilliant excuse to get all dressed up and eat a couple (okay loads) of sweets. It’s also a great opportunity to get craf...

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How To Throw A Surprise Party

Throwing a surprise party can be so much fun, but the organisation involved can be pretty stressful. From the timings to the theme, there are a lot of decisions to be made. But don’t worry, we’ve got some tips to help your planning g...

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5 Favourite Party Instagrammers

Hopefully you already follow us over on Instagram, where we share all sorts of colourful party inspiration. But if you’re looking for even more fun to follow, we’ve got some ideas for you. Here are five of our very favourite party people...

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Colourful Party DIY Ideas

We love parties. We love birthday parties, hen parties, wedding parties, even ‘I’m having a party because I feel like it’ parties. Especially those parties. And when it comes to party decoration ideas, we’re all about colour. You can see...

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