Archive for Tag: Dessert Tables

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February 26, 2013

Beyblades Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Since the Atlas boys frequently give us input on kid parties they see on the blog, they love when a boy party comes in. This Beyblade party was styled by Olivia from Invento Festa in Brazil for a little boy’s 5th birthday and received a big seal of approval from both Atlas boys {they have a serious collection of Beyblades – let’s not get into how many}. Olivia created a Beyblade tournament for the party,…
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February 22, 2013

Up Up and Away Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pretty hot air balloon party from Mariana of Peace of Cake in Portugal is darling. We love how simple and sweet the design is. Pops of coral and yellow really made the table stand out against a baby blue backdrop. Sweet treats on the dessert table included that fabulous cake, cupcakes, cake pops, cloud marshmallows and cookie pops. Great job!      …
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February 13, 2013

Beach Romance Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Alexis from Sugar Sweet in Australia and Tarja from Two Red Sparrows styled this pretty dessert table for a Valentine’s Day shoot. The ladies wanted to do something a little different for Valentines Day and picked a “Beach Romance” theme that they set up on one of the Gold Coast’s beautiful beaches. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a ruffled cake, macarons, cheesecake bites, panna cotta pots, rose cupcakes, conversation heart cookies and glitter…
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February 13, 2013

Smooches & ‘Staches Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
How great is this Smooches & ‘Staches party that was styled by Gretchen from Three Little Monkey’s Studio? She put together this fun Valentine’s Day party. The inspiration for her party came from the mustache duct tape she picked up from Staples. Gretchen used a mix of homemade and store bought items jazzed up with homemade touches. Sweet treats on the dessert table included Kiss Me S’More Cupcakes, Smoochie Pies {Oreo Cakesters rolled in red…
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February 12, 2013

Pink & Turquoise Valentine’s Day Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We love the turquoise and pink color palette Valentine’s Day party styled by Cris from Crissy Crafts. After finding the bird ornaments on clearance at Walmart for 10 cents each, she knew she had to incorporate them into her party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included store bought Valentine’s Cakes that she turned into cake pops, heartmallows, white brigadeiro, chocolate covered fortunate cookies and heart shaped sandwiches. Guests made “Be Mine” bracelets and  Valentine’s…
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February 08, 2013

Love Is Sweet Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Every once in a while, a party shows up in our inbox that is so simple and executed so well that it makes us swoon. This dessert table styled by Wendy of Moments Cumpleanos in the Dominican Republic was exactly that kind of party.  Her wedding client wanted vintage chic so Wendy used an exposed wooden beam table with burlap and an eclectic mix of vessels. Sweet treats on the dessert table included dulce de…
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February 08, 2013

Never Too Small To Rock Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
The Grammys are on Sunday and we love this “Never Too Small to Rock” dessert table that was styled by Teresa from Lume Brando in Portugal for a little boy’s first birthday. The little boy’s mom wanted something not too ‘babyish’ and together they came up with a rock music theme. Vinyl records found at her parents house were used as props throughout the table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included lemon and vanilla…
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February 05, 2013

Modern Love Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We have some more fabulous Valentine’s inspiration for you today from Dawn over at Ruby May Designs. We love how Dawn departed from traditional reds and pinks and chose green and charcoal as her color inspiration. Sweet treats on the dessert table included L O V E cookies, cupcakes, coconut slices, marshmallows and chocolate coated Oreos. Great job!  Scroll down for the vendor credits. VENDOR CREDITS: Cake, Styling and Photography: Ruby May Designs  Sweets: Sweet…
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February 01, 2013

Poker Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This Poker Party was styled by Gitty of Cakes by Gitty in London for her client’s 35th birthday. Her client wanted to do a casino theme party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included chocolate mousse, jelly cups, poker chip sugar cookies, vanilla cupcakes, macarons, and a large roulette cake. Trays were lined with poker chips and playing cards. Great job! Photography by Nathi Photo.…
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January 31, 2013

A Dog’s Day Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party was styled by Erica from ezontho in Sweden for a dog loving little boy who just turned 7. The birthday boy chipped in with decorating by fetching his stuffed animal dogs and placing them in baskets around the apartment for ambiance. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a raspberry paw cake, chocolate bars, puppy shaped cake pops, cereal reminiscent of dog food, panna cotta, paw cookies, rice krispie dog bones and chocolate…
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January 25, 2013

Little Rascals Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party was definitely a nod to nostalgia for me. I LOVED the Little Rascals. I remember sitting in my living room and laughing at Stymie, Alfalfa, Spanky and Buckwheat and all of the the trouble they got themselves into. And then there was Darla. How great was Darla? This party was styled by one of our readers, Michelle, for her 4 year old son! Michelle was inspired by the original “Our Gang” of the…
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January 24, 2013

Chocolate Cupcakes with Heart Shape Cutouts {Recipe}

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes
Earlier this morning, we featured this pretty Valentine’s Day party that was styled by Sofia from BistrotChic. We are back with the DIY on how to make the great chocolate heart shaped cutout cupcakes above from bake4u. Enjoy! Items Needed - Cupcake cup - Red Food Coloring - Silk Ribbons - Heart cookie cutter  Ingredients for the chocolate cupcake          1/2 cup (50 grams) Dutch-processed cocoa powder          1 cup (240 ml) boiling hot water          1 1/3…
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January 24, 2013

Courtly Love Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Valentine’s Day is approaching us quickly and we are loving this sweet Valentine’s Day party that was styled by Sofia from BistrotChic in Portugal for her daughter and friends. The style of this party was a throw back to the original spirit of Valentine – l’amour courtois – a European expression of pure love and admiration that flourished in medieval times. The expression of love was offered by presenting flowers, offering confectionery and writing greeting…
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January 22, 2013

Loving Lavender Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We are loving this lavender & gray dessert table that was styled by Dawn from Dawn’s Bella Via & C for a Northern California wedding show. We love how anemone flowers were a main player in the design from the paper pom backdrop to the cake decoration. Sweet treats on the dessert table included lollipops with edible flowers, mini cupcakes, organic chocolate bars, lavender marshmallow squares and cake truffles topped with edible pansies. So pretty!…
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January 18, 2013

Pirate Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pirate party was styled by Jennifer of Sweet Affairs Event Design for a little boy’s fifth birthday. Jennifer’s goal was to create a fun party that was age appropriate without all of the skulls and crossbones. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, pirate cake pops, parrot cookies, macarons and chocolate Oreos. How great is that cake? Props included burlap bags filled with candy.  Tiny guests walked away with lots of loot from…
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January 17, 2013

Great Find: Elisa Strauss on Craftsy.com {+ Giveaway!}

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Swag
This is one animal print that I would be willing to get. I had lunch the other day with my sweet friend Elisa from Confetti Cakes who made the incredible Alligator Bag cake above. I mean seriously….can you believe that is a cake?  The craftsmanship is unbelievable. Elisa was telling me about the new cake decorating tutorials she just launched with Craftsy.com. For those of you who are aspiring cake decorators, crocheters or jewelry…
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January 17, 2013

Girl Scouts Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Girl Scouts party was styled by Cris from Crissy’s Crafts for the Investiture and Re-Dedication ceremony party for her daughter and friends. We love the fair, helpful and friendship signage. Light refreshments were served along with sweet treats that included cake pops, trail mix, cake balls, brigadeiros and popcorn. Each girl received a butterfly charm to take home with them and a day full of memories. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Who here
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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…
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January 08, 2013

Flying High Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party put a little pep in our step this afternoon. Tarja from  Two Red Sparrows in Australia styled this party for her son’s third birthday party. Blue hot air balloon lanterns were the inspiration and she then turned macarons, cake pops and cookies into clever edible hot air balloons. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included a beautiful ruffled cake and marshmallow clouds that were made using our recipe from Sweet Designs {we…
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January 08, 2013

Little Owl Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We love this Owl party that was styled by Julia from Festa com Gosto in Brazil for a birthday party. Felt and colorful ribbon and paper were main ingredients for the styling of the party. The birthday girl’s mom loves bunting so Julia liberally placed bunting on the cake, backdrop, and signage. Sweet treats on the dessert table included owl cookies hanging on branches, cake pops, brigadieros, and cupcakes. So pretty. Scroll down for the…