Feb 15, 2012

Where The Wild Things Are Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

The book “Where the Wild Things Are” was one of my favorite stories growing up, and now it is one of those classics that I read to my own boys. I still love looking at Maurice Sendak’s illustrations, so I was very excited when I saw this party inspired by the classic book from Nikki.  Nikki created this party for her son’s birthday and she did a great job capturing the wild forest. We love Nikki’s use of props. Her handmade backdrop made of tissue paper poms, origami flowers & fans transported us into Max’s forest. Nikki used faux green “grass” fur on both the tablescape and the back of the invitations. The inside of the cake had two tone striped layers of orange and brown cake, just like Carol’s striped shirt. Other sweet treats included cake pops in the shape of Max’s crown and wild thing cupcakes. Kids took home wild beast cookies and a set of twig crayons. Let the wild rumpus start!

To see some submissions with wild things, click here and here.

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  • Such a great idea! Nikki captured the feel of Sendak’s illustrations beautifully.

  • This party is absolutely gorgeous! Love it!

  • Michelle

    One of my favorite stories of all time. Thank you for sharing this.

  • wendy

    My kids and I were lucky enough to be guests at this party – not only did it look amazing, but the cake and cookies were DELICIOUS! Nikki should be doing this as a profession! (She decorated the outside of the door to her home too…with big green leaves – totally great!)

  • Fantastic! I’m sure the kids went WILD for this celebration. Well done!

  • I love this book, and what a great party! The cake and cookies are really fab! Well done!

  • WOW! Im so excited to be featured on Amy Atlas. Thank you Amy & everyone else for your sweet words, its an honor to be showcased with such creative talent.

  • I love this party- it is adorable and fun! It is fun to see a favorite book brought to life!

  • Jes

    well, I LOVE THIS & of course EVERYTHING nikki designs..

    Check out all her work @ nikkiikkin[dot]com 🙂

    Great Job!! So Amazed yet again by your creations 🙂


  • Love this party!

  • Bee

    Everything looks yummy!

  • alexandra

    wow! ¡Que preciosa fiesta! Felicitaciones…