May 18, 2011

Constructing a Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

Being a mom of two boys, I have to admit that I get extremely excited when we get great submissions about boy parties. A couple of weeks ago, we showed you this post from the ladies over at Spaceships and Laserbeams. This week, we are featuring this fabulous boy party from Marissa at The Princess and the Pirate.  Marissa styled this terrific table for her son’s 3rd birthday party.  The yellow and black color palette brought a chic sensibility to a young boy’s party that could also translate well to an adult party.  The desserts that Marissa “built” included chocolate hard hats, chocolate mud cupcakes and yellow buttercream cake.  The adorable truck cookies were from the very creative Hello Naomi.  Melissa used chalkboard labels for dessert and candy tags {you can find so many great uses for them, like we did here}.  Looks like you built a fantastic party, Marissa!

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  • I love how clean and simple this looks….great design! And those hardhats are too cute!

  • This is absolutely adorable! I love the chalkboard labels and the simplicity of this theme – beautiful work!

  • love-love this. great color scheme.

  • love the color palette! my 2 boys would love this too– love the use of the chalk paper!

  • I absolutely love this. My son would love it too! Clean, Creative, (I can’t think of another C word but this is Fantastic!)

  • So cute! Some fun, unexpected details that make this party super. Love the “Choc Mud Cupcakes.”

  • noelya wells

    really beautiful!!!!!!!!!! an amazing job. Congratulations

  • melissa

    So great. I loved the Smores feature that you guys created.

  • Adorable! Love those hard hat cake pops!

  • I love how she used the black backdrop to contrast the yellow sweets! Everything looks perfect!

  • Thank you so much for featuring my son’s construction party, we love your work and style and it’s very exciting to see our work on your blog. A well needed smile for me today 🙂

    • Kim

      How did you make the hard hats? Did you have a mold? They are amazing!!!

      • Hi Kim

        They are a chocolate mould that I purchased. They were just a solid white chocolate that I coloured yellow, obviously you could use the coloured candy melts as well especially if you wanted to make them into cake pops, I have really high humidity here so the solid chocolate worked a lot better. But they were super cute and the kids loved them!

        • Lyndal

          Hi can you tell me where you found the mould for the hard hats? The party looked great…(found this via pinterest)

        • debbie crowley


          Can you tell me where you bought the hat mold. I have purchased two online already and they are too big.

          Thank you,


  • sheri

    Love love love your blog. Can you please invite me to pinterest? I want to be a member but having a hard time getting an invitation. Thanks so much. Be blessed 🙂

  • So creative!

  • Mariske

    Where can I find the hardhat molds? I live in South Africa and the party is in August so I would like to get that asap. Very cute…