Archive for Tag: Cinco de Mayo

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April 11, 2013

Fiesta Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This colorful fiesta was styled by Sura from Red Plum Linen in Australia for her daughter’s 14th birthday party. This would be great for a colorful Cinco de Mayo party! Sweet treats on the dessert table included that fun candy cake, layered jelly, cupcakes, marshmallows and meringues. The simplicity of the backdrop is perfect for this table. Bella! Scroll down for the vendor credits.VENDOR CREDITS: Tablecloth and styling: Red Plum Linen  Invite:  bonjour berry …
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January 11, 2013

Mexican Papel Picado Crafternoon Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Leanne from Sweet Style in Australia styled this fun papel picado themed Crafternoon to celebrate the birthday of her daughter’s friend. The party began with the everyone creating their very own God’s Eye using sticks and wool. Sweet treats on the the dessert table included sugar cookies, layered jelly, marshmallow pops and the papel picado cake. The bunting backdrop was a find by the birthday girl’s mom and was the perfect complement to rest of…
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November 13, 2012

Skippyjons Jones Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We love seeing our readers bring literature into their parties. This party was styled by Shannon from Parties & Potty Training for her two boys. Her older son loves reading the adventures of Skippyjon Jones so she used the book as her inspiration for a Mexican fiesta birthday. Guests built their own fajitas at a fajita bar and played piñata games. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cactus treats, jelly bean cookies, sombrero and…
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October 16, 2012

Colorful Mexican Fiesta Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This bright and colorful Mexican fiesta was styled by Lina from Sweet Bambini Events Styling in Australia for her daughter’s birthday. We love how Lina brought color into the party without overdoing it. A simple white backdrop allowed all of the colors on the table to pop. Sweet treats on the dessert table included macarons, cake pops, sugar cookies, cupcakes and a beautiful cake that reminded us of this one. Great job!  Scroll down for…
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May 04, 2012

Mexican Fiesta Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Tomorrow is Cinco De Mayo and we love this Mexican Fiesta that was sent to us by Houston based photographer Lucie Eastwood from The Girls. Last year, we featured her son’s vintage nautical first birthday party. This year, she decided to combine her son and daughter’s birthday since they are only one month apart. Lucie and her family love Mexican food so she decided on a Mexican fiesta theme since the party was so close…
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March 09, 2012

Mexican Fiesta Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are loving the bright and festive colors of this birthday party from Anita & Ami of Eye Candy Events. It made us realize that Cinco de Mayo is less than two months away. After a family trip to Mexico, the birthday girl asked for a “Fiesta” for her party. Sweet Mexican treats included churros con chocolate, dulce le leche cupcakes and pinata sugar cookies. The fantastic ruffled cake is so festive and works perfectly…
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August 24, 2011

Mexican Margarita Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
After the scary tremors we felt in New York yesterday, this party is looking mighty fine. Linsey of Lux Events and Design sent us these great pictures from the “Keep Calm and Drink a Margarita” birthday party her family threw for her. The color palette for the event was a very tropical hot pink, lime green, and orange with a splash of yellow. In keeping with the theme, there were margarita machines dispensing strawberry and…
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May 05, 2010

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We’re very busy with projects today (more on that soon), but I thought I would share this lovely picture of streaming colorful papel picado by Emiliano Rodruguez. If you missed yesterday’s post about Cinco de Mayo decor, check it out here. Happy Cinco de Mayo!…
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May 04, 2010

Cinco de Mayo Party Decor

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow so it is time to put on some mariachi music and get into the festive mood. Below is a roundup of Cinco de Mayo decor including Papel Picado decor. Papel picado is the traditional Mexican folk art of punching colorful tissue paper to create beautifully designed banners. If you are intimidated by an intricate pattern, you can create a simple fringe papel picado with just tissue paper, twine, scissors and…