Jul 25, 2011

Peachy Keen Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions

We love this feature. This submission was sent to us by Susana of citrusandorange in Portugal. We’ve featured Susana before here and here. She created this table for her daughter’s 9th birthday party. Deciding on the color palette at the last minute, she browsed Sweet Designs for a little inspiration.  Susana knew that she wanted peonies on her table but could not find them in Portugal this time year.  She enlisted Diane of DK Designs to create soft clay flowers (yes, those flowers are made of clay) to accent the cake and the table.  Diane also made the beautiful coral poppies.  The cake and the cupcakes were made by Francisca of Cupcake.  We love the white hobnail bowls and vases, and the clean lines of the platters, mirror, and buffet. Simple and sweet!

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  • I just had experienced some serious swoonage. I want this in wedding. This is the purtiest thing EVAR. Wow!!!

  • This is so elegant and sweet! It would be perfect for a girl baby shower too!

  • Gabriela Matute

    Simplemente hermosa la presentación de esta mesa, te felicito.

  • I love this! I have a huge milk glass collection and I LOVE the way you used it here!

  • congratulations susana! another beautiful and exquisite table! love the color palette!

  • luisa ginoulhiac

    Absoulutely gorgeous

  • Simple, elegant, and fun!!

  • love love love everything about this. so sweet! i am currently planning a sip & see with this same color palate. wor-ship.

  • Hi Amy! Hello, Susana! You did it again, my dear!!! 🙂 I am always at awe with your gorgeous work. 🙂 Truly an eye candy! I just love the colors, the pretty flowers and all the beautiful, clean white vessels you used for Carlota’s birthday. 🙂 I also see your beautiful Classic Metal Hanging Pendant Lamp! I love it! Sweet, beautiful & exquisite dessert table styling! Sweet, classy, chic!

    For your daughter: Belated Happy Birthday, Carlota!! And hello to Conchinha! 🙂

    From a great admirer from afar,
    Beth & Young Andrew

    • Beth!!! Long time no see! 😉 Are you still having problems with commenting on the blog? 🙂 Thank you so much for your dear and kind words!


      (P.S.: I wish I could have photoshopped the lamp – it’s beautiful, but I’d rather it was out of the picture. I couldn’t take the pic any other way, it’s hard to photo mirrors!)

      • Hello,
        So very good to hear from you again my dear…guess what? Your photos are as perfect as your desert table & the gorgeous lamp is perfectly located so I wouldn’t change it a bit! 🙂

        Yes, sadly I’m still having difficulties in sending comments to your blog. 🙁 I always want to comment on your blog. I adore all the beautiful floral designs & vessels that you utilize. I personally think that your photos are “magazine” worthy. So sweet, classy, shabby-chic, beautiful – truly lovely to the eyes. I’m in love with all the color palette. 🙂

        Adeus até a próxima vez!

  • Wow, I can’t believe those flowers are made out of clay! Such a beautiful dessert table.

  • OHHHHH AWWWWWW Beautiful!

  • Truly beautiful!!!

  • It’s gorgeous! I adore the colour-scheme, and it’s so spring-like and lovely.

  • Sarah/Dreamers Joy Events & Design

    Beautiful! 🙂

  • What a beautiful, elegant theme! I wish my birthdays were that awesome! I can definitely imagine this at a wedding reception. Great job Susana and thanks for sharing, Amy!

  • So beautiful!

  • loves it so much…Thanks for sharing….:))

  • Gorgeous! Such pretty colours!

  • Susana you are amazing!!!! Fabulous fabulous fabulous!!!
    The colours, the details, the cakes!!

  • Dear Amy, Lisa and rest of the team: I’m super happy with being featured at Sweet Designs! Thank you, thank you, thank you! I already said this a thousand times, but it’s never too much: I admire you and your work, so it’s a pleasure to be here, surrounded by all this talent, beautiful features and inspiration.

    (P.S: can’t wait to have your book!)

    Love from Portugal,


  • Beautiful presentation! Crisp, Clean and Simply Stunning. I would have loved to see a close up of the cake!

  • Carla



    Gorgeous table that I was fortunate to see live on the spot. Loved it!!!!

    Keep up with the good taste!

  • Congratulations!
    Beautiful presentation.