Archive for Tag: Pastel

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July 29, 2013

Pastel Picnic Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope you guys had a great weekend. We’re loving this pastel picnic table styled by Lindsey of Unforgettable Impressions. Lindsey recently finalized an adoption and she created this party for the “Gotcha Day” celebration. We love how Lindsey had a celebration and we also are smitten with the pastel palette. Sweet treats on the dessert table included homemade cookies, pastel pretzels, macarons, rice crispy treats, ice cream shaped marshmallow cones, rock candy, and salt…
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July 08, 2013

Sweet Baking Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pretty pastel cake decorating party was styled by Lina from Sweet Bambini Event Styling in Australia for her daughter’s birthday. There are so many intricate details so be sure to look closely at each picture! We love the spoon chandelier, hanging chef hats over the dessert table and the parisian style pastry cookies. Sweet treats on the dessert table that fabulous fondant cake, gold dusted marshmallows, cake pops, macarons, cupcakes, nougat, and chocolate covered…
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May 28, 2013

Pretty Pantone Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope you guys had a great weekend. We have something special to start your week today. This party was styled by Leanne from Sweet Style in Australia for a little girls birthday. The little girl loves art so Leanne created an Art & Crafts party using all the Pantone chips as her inspiration. Art canvases were used as vessels to display the food and pretty pink and green cake stands complemented the backdrop. Sweet…
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April 18, 2013

Pretty in Pink Party Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are swooning over this party that was styled by one of our readers, Michelle. We featured the fantastic Little Rascals party that she styled for her son’s birthday a few months ago and today she is back with a fancy dinner party for her daughter’s 8th birthday. Michelle’s family rolled up their sleeves and got their craft on. A giant gold monogram was created out of a leftover plasma television cardboard box, yard sale…
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April 08, 2013

Lavender and Yellow Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
It is a beautiful spring day in NYC today so we’re sharing pretty spring colors on the blog with this lavender and yellow party from Susana of Citrus and Orange. Susana created this party for her daughter’s birthday. The party was intimate and looked precious. We love the scalloped bottom tier on the cake. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included macarons, star sugar cookies, personalized chocolate bars and Jordan almonds. Scroll down for…
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April 04, 2013

Owl Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This whimsical dessert table was styled by Toni of Sweet Sugar Treats for a wedding in Australia. How cute are the owls on the wedding cake? Sweet treats on the dessert table included sugar cookies, cupcakes, chocolate raspberry tarts, caramel apples, chocolate covered strawberries and a macaron tower.  So cute.  Scroll down for the vendor credits.VENDOR CREDITS: Food, Cake and Styling: Sweet Sugar Treats Stationary & Photography: Nomie Boutique Stationary Macarons: The Macaron Tree…
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March 28, 2013

Great Finds: Elegant Easter

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
Easter is almost here and we have some great ideas on how to throw an elegant Easter soiree. We love the idea of using soft colors on the table and complementing it with bold colors with what you wear. How great are those bangles? How are you guys spending your holiday?  Do you have any Easter or Passover traditions? Any favorite recipes?  We would love to know. PS – We are halfway through our trip…
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March 25, 2013

Hop To It Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Hop to it and get inspired. Jennifer from Sweet Affairs Event Design in Melbourne styled this pretty Easter dessert table along with Emily from Once Upon A Time Designs. This pretty pastel party was at the Tim Neville Arboretum in Melbourne. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a beautiful cake, cake pops, sugar cookies, cupcakes and chocolate Easter eggs. Egg-cellent for a spring party! Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Bibo Photography.…
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February 22, 2013

Spring Into March Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Is it wrong to wish we could fast forward a month or two to get the warm weather back? It has been so cold in NYC the past few days and we are yearning for the spring. This party styled by Suzanne from Fanciful Events will keep us satisfied until then. Suzanne styled an Easter brunch table with a coral, turquoise, yellow and gold color palette. Sweet treats on the dessert table included mini waffles…
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November 27, 2012

Pastel Princess Rainbow Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This enchanted fairy pastel rainbow party that Natalie of Events by Nat created for her daughter’s party is so pretty. Natalie used the cake and backdrop to capture the scene of an enchanted forest. Sweet treats on the dessert table included buttercream swirl pastel cupcakes, butterfly cake pops, macarons, pixie dust cake pops, fairy floss tarts, pastel rainbow cakes, pastel layered jelly, a flower cookie tree, cookie wands, topiary tree cake pops and mushroom marshmallows.…
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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…
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May 09, 2012

Hot Air Balloon Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This hot air ballon table themed dessert table was sent to us by Nicole from Sooti and Sweet in Australia. She styled this table as a display at a children’s fair. Using the printables from Anders Ruff as her inspiration, a soft blue and green color palette was used with touches of yellow and pink. Sweet treats on the dessert table included meringue, nutella and salted caramel macarons, vanilla dream cupcakes and gorgeous cloud and…
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April 04, 2012

Tickled Pink Pound Cake Bites for National Pound Cake Day {Sneak Peek of Sweet Designs Book}

Did you know that today is National Pound Cake Day?  Who knew that existed?  To celebrate National Pound Cake Day, we’re sharing an easy recipe from Sweet Designs.  You can use homemade pound cake or if you are in a pinch, you can pick up store bought pound cake and cut it up into little cubes like below.  This recipe is from the Pastel Pretty chapter of my book and believe me, this chapter is…
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February 28, 2012

Spring Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Yesterday it was over 50 degrees in NYC. With the unseasonably warm weather, we thought it was fitting to share this springtime submission from Jessica of Prop Shop Boutique. Jessica created the party for her 6 year old. Soft pastel hues, beautiful flowers, and scalloped vessels gave this table a feminine feel. We love the party hats! Sweet treats included bunny cookies, fudge and an array of candy. This table is perfect for an Easter…
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September 01, 2011

Sweet Baby Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
How sweet is this baby shower submission that we received from Suzanna at Mon Tresor? We have featured Suzanna a few times and love the way she incorporates pattern into her tables.  It is almost Spring time in Australia, so Suzanna felt it was the perfect time to show off a soft pastel color palette. She took  a classic theme, like a duck theme for a baby shower, and paired it with a modern chevron…
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August 31, 2011

British Seaside Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This beachy beauty was sent to us by Josie of Bespoke Stationery & Party Planning.  She planned this party for her friends daughter’s birthday.  Her friend, a photographer, captured some great moments of the party and it ended up showcasing both of their talents beautifully.  The theme of the party was “British Seaside”.  Lunch consisted of marmite starfish sandwiches, cucumber slices & cherry tomatoes, gala apples & pink lemonade. We love the soft color palette…
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August 26, 2011

Sip & See Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We love the southern tradition of a Sip ‘N See.  For anyone who has never heard of it, you can equate it to a baby shower but it is given after the baby is born. Sarah Crawford from Lil’ Hoot Parties created this Sip ‘N See party for her niece June, who was born in July (and celebrated in August.)  After two nephews, June was “A Welcome Change” and everyone was excited to meet her…
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August 24, 2011

Hot Air Balloon Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Thetis from Little Sooti Events in Melbourne created a Vintage Hot Air Balloon party for Zoe’s 3rd birthday.  We love how light and dreamy this table feels, almost like its floating on air!  White felt clouds float effortlessly above the dessert table, which is highlighted in soft pastel colors.  A trio of milk glass cake stands are positioned in the middle, featuring a fondant cake decorated with a hot air balloon basket and fluffy clouds.…
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April 19, 2011

Easter Guest Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We have more Easter guest features for you today.  Yesterday, we featured a couple here and here.  This latest one is from Suzanna of Mon Tresor and Vesna of My Little Jedi.  I love the “nest” meringues topped with persian pistachio cotton candy and speckled jordan almonds.  I also love how Suzanna and Vesna layered crepe paper runners to create a gingham design on the side table.  On the side table were baskets of eggs…
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April 18, 2011

Easter Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This morning we shared this pretty shabby chic table, and since we’ve been getting a ton of shabby chic Easter tables in our inbox, we’re sharing some more.  This one is from Jenny of Jenny Cookies. Jenny’s party setup was initially inside because it was raining, but she quickly moved it outside when it stopped raining.  The table looks great in both settings. Jenny made Easter egg cookies, bunny cookie cupcakes, Easter egg nest treats,…