Archive for Tag: Baby Shower

September 12, 2012

Macaron Tower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Tanya and Lara of Mudgee Made in Australia created this sweets table to celebrate the opening of a hair salon. We love that people are creating dessert tables for events like this. A macaron tower with macarons on their side {love that!} was ten tiers high with over 200 macarons. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, apricot, meringue, cake pops, and chocolate cake. Small thank you boxes containing macarons were handed out…
August 09, 2012

Around The Atlas: The Netherlands

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Around The Atlas came from The Netherlands. Sabine from De Keukenprinses styled this table to showcase her new printable collection. We love the pink and grey color palette and how the chevron pattern was brought in with the printables and desserts. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cakepops, cupcakes, smoothie shots, cookies and candy. Photography by  Ricon Fotografie.…
August 06, 2012

Hong Kong Stork Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Our friend Natasha from HK Housewife (and also Minted) sent us photos from her own baby shower. Natasha currently resides in Hong Kong, but traveled back to her hometown of California for her baby shower that was thrown by her mother. Since Natasha doesn’t know whether she’s having a boy or girl, her mother created a party with a neutral color palette. The theme for the dessert table was inspired by an invitation on Minted, …
July 31, 2012

Sweet & Sunny Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This sweet & sunny lemonade party came to us from Ali at Parties on a Pedestal who styled this party for her 10 year old daughter. Doesn’t this post just put a smile on your face?  It did for us. Place settings at the table were pie tins filled with parchment-wrapped sandwiches, fruit in mason jars, and a container of crackers. The lemonade stand cookies are really fun. We also love how Ali took store…
July 23, 2012

Around the Atlas: Dubai

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We truly love seeing parties from all over the world. This one came to us from Yomna at Sweet Life Parties in Dubai, who styled this arts & crafts tea party as a workshop for young kids.  The guests had lots of fun activities including hat decorating with ribbon and felt, teacup planter painting, “mommy is as sweet as sugar” craft kits, and cupcake decorating with buttercream icing and a lots of sprinkles. Sweet treats…
July 17, 2012

Minted Baby Shower and Birthday Party Invites (& Sponsored Giveaway)

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Swag
We are excited to have Minted as one of our new sponsors. Minted is a stationery company that showcases independent designer’s work. Each year, Minted holds a design contest for independent designers and Judges in the design community pick their favorite designers. Minted then sells the winning designs on their site. The stationery is printed, but you easily customize a suite {the invitation, the inside and outside of the envelope} right at your computer. Above…
July 12, 2012

Berry Harvest Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Summer…ahh summer. Even though I have lived in NYC my whole life, I am not a big fan of cold weather. This berry harvest party from Stacy from Scrumptious Swirls screams summer. The printables from Fresh Chick Design Studio and the great backdrop give the party a county fair vibe. For the vertical element, Stacy placed a store bought cake on top of a box from Red Envelope. This is a great DIY trick for…
July 06, 2012

Sunshine Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are sending you off this weekend with a little sunshine. Daisy from Leo & Bella in Australia styled this party for a little girl’s first birthday. Daisy’s client wanted a sunshine theme since her daughter “brightens” up their life. We love the pastel lemon, mint and lilac palette. Sweet treats on the dessert table included sunshine cupcakes, panna cotta, lemon jelly slice, mint cake pops, sunshine and cloud cookies, macarons, and jelly pots. We…
June 14, 2012

One To Grow On Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This baby shower was sent to us by Bridget from Bridgey Widgey. Bridget wanted “growing” to be part of the theme and what better way to do that than with a garden themed table. She used fresh flowers, burlap and watering cans to bring in the garden theme. Bright cupcake liners added a little pop to the table.  Sweet treats on the dessert table included mini parfaits in glass garden pots, blueberry muffins, cupcakes, fresh…
June 13, 2012

Moroccan Elephant Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This Moroccan Elephant themed submission was sent to us by Anne from UR Invited. She styled this for an expectant mom who has a baby boy on the way. The client wanted elephants to be in the theme so Anne decided on a teal and brown color palette and gave it a Moroccan twist. They started by creating a water color mother and baby elephant illustration with lace detailing. We’re seeing the use of watercolor…
May 30, 2012

Have Your Cake Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Talk about having your cake and eating it too!  How fantastic are these cakes?  Aracely from Minted and Vintage sent us this shoot that she styled to showcase her dessert stand rental business. Her inspiration came from the vintage pink chiffon and lace window valance that she found in a thrift store. This table shows perfectly how to mix and match colors and styles. We love  the mix of depression era hobnail, milk glass, and…
April 13, 2012

Colorful Floral Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are loving this dessert table from cake designer Asma of The Sugared Saffron in the UK. She collaborated with stylist Andri from Always Andri to create this bold and colorful sweets table for a bridal shoot. We love the kaleidoscope of vertical ribbon strips over the tablecloth. We’ve done this often and it is an inexpensive way to dress up a simple white linen.  We also love Andri’s choice to make the table asymmetrical…
April 12, 2012

Around the Atlas: Dominican Republic

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This “Around the Atlas” came to us from Nadia at CutiePie Sweets in the Dominican Republic. Nadia created this colorful lime green, turquoise, and orange party for her sister’s baby shower. Nadia did everything from the decorations to the sweets and enlisted Kiwi Lime to create adorable owl printables. Sweet treats on the dessert table included chocolate chip cookies, owl decorated cookies (so cute), vanilla bavarian tarts, white chocolate covered Oreos, and chocolate cake  pops.…
April 11, 2012

Darling Dragonfly Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This darling dragonfly inspired party was sent to us by Sarah of Dreamers Joy Events & Design. She styled this table for a co-ed baby shower for her sister and her brother-in-law. The theme chosen was dragonfly because Sarah found that in some parts of the world , the dragonfly symbolizes change, self realization, maturity, and a deeper understanding of life. A palette of green and purple kept the party fresh and delicate, while the…
April 09, 2012

Garden Party Baby Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We featured a party with butterflies this afternoon. Butterflies made their way into this guest dessert table from Sarah at Ribbon Whirls, also. Sarah created this “Garden Party” dessert table for a baby shower. We love the hobnail glass cake stands and vintage tea cups. Sweet treats included flower cupcakes, macarons, cake pops, and hand decorated cookies. A two-tiered raspberry cake decorated with paper butterflies served as the focal point of the table. Sarah created…
March 30, 2012

April Showers Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Spring is in the air here in the big apple, and this submission from Danielle at Cuttie Putti Paperie definitely put us in the mood. She styled this party for her daughter’s third birthday. Inspired by the rainy days ahead and “May Flowers” blooming, Danielle created a dainty feminine collection that also works perfectly for an engagement party, tea party, or bridal shower. Sweet treats included raindrop shaped cake pops, marshmallow tulips {brilliant!}, white cotton…
March 05, 2012

Gold & Cream Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This fantastic baby shower came to us from Melissa and Kellie over at Icing Designs. They were asked by their client to use a gold and cream color scheme for a party and what they came up with is a gem! Oversize gold paper flowers, a glittered garland, lace overlay, and scalloped vessels elevated the table to golden status. Golden desserts included a ruffled cake, mini rice krispie treats drizzled in gold sparkles, chocolate brownie…
March 01, 2012

Ahoy! Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We love this nautical baby shower from Amy of One Divine Party. Amy styled this party for a sweet mom who was blessed with an adopted child after six years of trying to conceive her own biological child. The father is a private yacht captain so it seemed fitting to have a nautical themed shower. Sweet treats on the dessert table included lighthouse and onesie sailor cookies {adorable!}, an ocean wave cake, s’more cakepops, doughnuts…
February 23, 2012

Fabulously Fifty: Tea Guest Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Earlier today, we showed you the dessert table and cheese table from the party that was styled by Belinda of Styled By Belle. The last table that we are featuring was the final station of the day. At the end of the party, guests were invited to enjoy a teatime. The tea and coffee table offered a selection of teas and coffees served in a beautiful potpourri of vintage teacups. Personalized tea bags, pink heart…
February 23, 2012

Fabulously Fifty Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This fantastic party was sent to us by Belinda from Styled By Belle. Belinda styled this party for a 50th birthday party. There are so many great elements of this party so we’re splitting up her party into three posts.  The desserts, the cheese table {amazing} and the coffee/tea table. This first table features ever so sweet desserts styled using pink and gold to match the vintage theme. Sweet treats included a pink ruffled cake,…