Jul 20, 2010

Black Eyed Susan Inspired Guest Dessert Table

How lovely is this black-eyed susan set up from Amanda of I am Baker? It makes me want to set up a party outdoors right now. It is such a simple set up, yet it is so charming and beautiful. The gorgeous landscape certainly added to this picture perfect setting. If you are setting up a tablescape outdoors, let the landscape play a role in the design and keep it simple as Amanda did. I could stare at these pictures all day long. Amanda, I have a sunny smile on my face – great job!

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  • OMG! I have just made a sunflower cake sooooo similar to that one ๐Ÿ™‚

    Looks so summery!!!

  • This is beautiful! Very simply but effective!!

  • “Less is more”…and this is the perfect example of that.!! I ADORE this! It’s “simply” beautiful…thanks for featuring it!

  • I love black eyed susans because they look like mini sunflowers. I would love a party decorated like this for me ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Not only is Amanda very talented at setting the picture perfect setting but her cakes and cookies that are the subject of some ofher fantastic shoots are just as wonderful (you should see her photos of her children!). She is a sweetheart of a lady and I think it is wonderful that you highlighted her work here on your blog. Thank you.

  • Oh, I LOVE Amanda from i am baker! You are BOTH an inspiration to me! Great feature!

  • What a beautiful day that must have been! Great job!

    Maureen from Anders Ruff Custom Designs

  • I love this outdoor setting! How whimsical and simplistically pleasing…What a brilliant collaboration between a picturesque outdoor surrounding and a classic table scape and menu to match. Thank you for the inspiration!

  • How simple and elegant!

  • Carolyn

    As lovely as that table looks, here in Texas the desserts would be covered with flies within seconds. It might work in a more temperate climate with less insect life.

  • Perfectly lovely. I can just imagine a few friends gathering for a simple lunch in that beautiful setting, celebrating Jessi & Sean’s love (or wedding? engagement? birth?) ๐Ÿ™‚ Regardless of the occasion, the photos and setup are so peaceful and intimate. Wonderful.