Jul 09, 2010

Anthropologie Inspired Guest Dessert Table

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions

Blair Blair Britt Events sent over pictures of this vintage inspired guest dessert table and I knew immediately that I had to share it with you all. Blair created this table for a wedding she recently coordinated. The couple’s wedding had was infused with an anthropologie-esque style and the dessert table {and wedding style} was nothing short of spectacular. A few words from Blair…

“A few months prior to the wedding, while figuring out the design concept for their dessert table, I stumbled upon a beat up old desk in a local antique shop….and I had a feeling it was destined to be a part of the design for their dessert table. We gave it a little TLC and a new coat of paint and it worked great as the centerpiece of the design. The dessert table offered of course, a yummy wedding cake, pecan pie tartlets, cheesecake petits fours, mini brownies, cake lollipops, and cream puffs. Due to the eclectic nature of the design, we had the freedom to mix and match glass and ceramic cake plates in white and teal, as well as other interesting containers and vintage hankies in the design. Also, we added a pedestal with a cloche to the newlyweds’ sweetheart table so that they had their very own sweets display right at their finger tips!”

I’ll be back again with a close-up of that gorgeous ribbon backdrop and the how-to steps so you all can try this yourself!
Blair – I don’t have any dessert table designer tips for you on this one. You nailed it!

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  • Wow wee this is uber shabby chic beautiful! I cannot wait to see how to make the backdrop – thanks so much for sharing xx

  • STUNNING!

  • wow- beyond stunning! the faint and faded colors are perfectly romantic… i’m in love!

  • Great she’s also willing to share her creative talent and know-how with us!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Stunning doesn’t begin to describe it…

  • I love how she used the desk as the “table” for the desserts. So creative and out of the box. I always get inspired by going to Anthopologie or even just lookign through their catalog. This was probably one of your best guest features. Thanks for sharing!

  • Jeaneane

    gorgeous!

  • paige appel

    love it so much!!

  • These colors are so soft and pretty!

  • Love Love Love it!!

  • Simply pinktastic

  • so lovely! & love you’re new blog. have a wonderful weekend! xoox

  • MY DREAM wedding to do and kinda cool my name is marcie and my son is Josh ๐Ÿ™‚
    Exquisite!

  • Gorgeous.. I think the dessert table is my favorite. I love the softness of everything.

  • Flavia

    Blair – That table is BEAUTIFULLY stunning. It was actually the first thing that caught my eye ๐Ÿ™‚ The party details are gorgeous. So inspiring.
    Amy, Thanks for posting!!!!

  • Wow! Just wow! This is gorgeous.

  • thanks amy for the great feature today and to all the readers for their kind words, totally MADE my day!

  • The backdrop is to kill for !!!!

  • What a fabulous dessert table. I love the color palette, everthing looks amazing. I think my favorite part are the brown paper favor bags.

  • I love how all the elements come together to make an awesome look. The ribbon backdrop is a such a creatively cool element.

  • Marie

    The best wedding ever…sooo beautiful!!!!

  • Oh my god. Obsessed. This is amazing. I LOVE the ribbon backdrop! So great!

  • I love this setup!! If I was to get married again this is what it would look like. I did want to let you know that we make banners like this one too. Check it out http://www.etsy.com/shop/KandMdesign. Also, we have done customer name tags out of vintage tags. Lovely!

  • just lovely!

  • This dessert table is gorgeous! Blair is so talented!