Dec 12, 2011

Merry Monday: Storybook Christmas

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

Merry Monday everyone.  We are full of holiday inspiration today. Every year, when The Nutcracker comes to NYC, we know the holiday season has arrived. We received this beautiful photo shoot from Xiomora at A Styled Fete, which was inspired by that classic story, as well as holiday stories like The Night Before Christmas and Twelve Days of Christmas. We LOVE how Xiomora creatively tied in storybook quotes into the dessert spread, like the “five golden ring” donuts, visions of “sugar plums”, bowlful of “jello”, the “eight maids a milking” milk bottles, and the “partridge in a pear tree” cookies.  And how great is that reindeer/sleigh cupcake holder?  Other fun details included a hot cocoa bar and a garland filled with Christmas storybook quotes.  The theme for this holiday party is perfect for adults and kids. Ho Ho Ho down to the bottom for the vendor credits.

Check out some more holiday inspiration here and here.

Photography by Carly Jones.


Party Styling: A Styled Fête
Sugar Cookies:
Little Hobby of Mine
Striped straws, vintage ornaments, present boxes, silver tinsel:
Shop Sweet Lulu
Reindeer cupcake holders, paper Christmas tree, “The Nutcracker” garland: Home Goods
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  • I have those cupcake holders and now I know how to take them to the next level! Wonderful.

  • This is so Beautiful & so much fun! 🙂 I feel like I am actually there enjoying my time with everyone! 🙂 I love the storybook quotes food labels….what a lovely Christmas dessert party inspiration for both adult and children! Merry Monday, to All!

  • I love it, so pretty.

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    So pretty. I’m having a Sugar Plum Fairy tea party on Sat. Dec. 17th I’ll send pictures

  • This party is oozing with creativity! Love the clever quotes, and the each cupcake topper has a reindeer’s name on it! Love that silver coffee server! Where did you get it I want one 🙂 GORG!!

    • Thanks for all your kind words! I had so much fun putting it all together. I rented the coffee server from a local Company. It was truly beautiful in person.

  • Rena

    so creative and fully detailed. lovely work