Archive for Tag: Rustic

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September 03, 2013

Elegant Sunflower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We hope everyone had a fantastic three day weekend. The “unofficial” end to summer has arrived. We don’t know about you all, but we are going to try to enjoy every bit of the warm sunny days that we have left in New York City. This party was sent to us by Eva from Eva Derrick Photography in Canada and we simply love it. Distinct Occasions and Candy by Katie styled this table with an…
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August 12, 2013

Butterfly Garden Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pretty butterfly party was styled by Margit from dot & dash parties. The table was inspired by a quote from “The Butterfly” by Hans Christian Andersen and the simple white butterflies that she sees all summer long. We love the wreath that Margit hung above the dessert table. Sweet treats included a butterfly adorned cake, daisy cookie wands,  peanut butter and jelly tea sandwiches, flower candies, marshmallows, cupcakes, caramel corn and lemonade. The little…
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June 03, 2013

Safari Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope you guys had a good weekend. We are headed on a Safari today. This party was styled by Cristina from Via Blossom for her son’s birthay. The decor consisted of natural props and zebra/animal prints. To give the table a little pizzazz, Christina painted plastic jungle animals with gold spraypaint. Sweet treats on the dessert table included chocolate chip cheesecake bites, double chocolate cupcakes, coconut balls and a variety of chocolate truffles. Scroll…
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May 30, 2013

Rustic Wedding Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We are all about pretty on the blog this week. This party was submitted by Paige from Simply Sweet and would be perfect for a wedding, Valentine’s Day or an engagement party. We love the multi-colored pastel wooden slat backdrop. Bird cages, an old fashioned typewriter, lace and a fabric bunting gave the party a rustic vibe. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a fondant cake and ruffled buttercream cake, beautifully decorated cookies, cupcakes,…
lovingly caputred by Sarah Danaher (Ampersand Photography, © 2012)
May 22, 2013

Love You More Than Chocolate Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This party was styled by Anita and Ami from EyeCandyCville for a couple who love chocolate. We love how Anita made poms from natural coffee filters. Twigs, mercury glass, crates and wood shutters created a rustic setting. Sweet treats on the dessert table included “grown up” milk and cookies (with shots of Kahlua and milk), pumpkin cheesecake pops, blueberry creme tartlettes, magic cookie bars, red velvet cupcakes, chocolate hazelnut mousse and wedding cake.  Guests were…
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May 06, 2013

Rustic Summer Wedding Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This party is like a pocket full of sunshine. Clair from Calamity Cakes styled this party for her sister-in-law’s wedding. Clair showed off shades of yellow in glass apothecary jars for a summer-y look. Sweet treats on the dessert table included an assortment of yellow candy, millionaire bars, cupcakes and a homemade 5 tiered chocolate mud cake. Other design elements at the party included local timber turned into vessels, mason jars with floating candles, lanterns…
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April 15, 2013

Birthday Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We hope you all had a great weekend. We are starting the week off with a beautiful dessert table by Melissa from The Sweet Society in Australia for a 40th birthday party. There are so many details we love, including the cake and the gorgeous succulents. Sweet treats included caramel mud cake with roasted almonds, chocolate cake pops, sculpted flower cupcakes, swirly mint meringues, iced chevron sugar cookies, and macarons. Lovely. Scroll down for the…
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January 07, 2013

Woodland Themed Guest Dessert Table

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope you all had a great weekend.  We are starting the morning off with an enchanted woodland birthday party that was styled by the birthday girl’s mother, Julie. We love how the toadstool played a prominent part throughout the party from the sugar cookie favors to the adorable chairs at the table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, chocolate mousse and toadstool marshmallows. Julie made all the desserts and used printables by…
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December 19, 2012

Winter Wonderland Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This wintry wonderland was styled by Francisca to display her holiday treats. Francisca wanted a peaceful yet glamorous feel to her table which she achieved by using mercury glass, lace and snowflakes. Wrapped presents were used to give height to her vessels. All of the sweet treats were made by Francisca which included sugar and spice cookies, cupcakes, mini cupcakes, tower of merengue, cake pops and mini cakes. The deer (and tree) on the cake…
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November 20, 2012

Brave Inspired Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Disney’s Brave was a huge hit this year. This dessert table by DatNhan of Whisk Paper Scissors Studio was inspired by the movie. DatNhan called upon her friend Jill of The Uncommon Cake to create all of the sweets for the table. DatNhan created  a natural and woodsy vibe by using wood platters, fake foliage, burlap and moss. Key elements from the movie like Merida’s love of archery were incorporated into the table by way…
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November 19, 2012

Rustic Wedding Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We love this rustic barn wedding dessert table from Peta of Pure Bliss Creations in Australia. The bride made rosettes from old music sheets and Peta incorporated wooden hearts covered in music sheets and cupcake toppers made out dictionary sheets. Aren’t they pretty? Sweet treats on the dessert table included vanilla and chocolate mud cupcakes, gold dipped chocolate cake pops, macarons, quilted heart cookies, caramels and chocolate covered raspberries. So pretty.  Scroll down for the…
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October 08, 2012

Engagement Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We are sticking with the outdoor theme today and wanted to show you this beautiful table that was styled by Andressa of Twinkle Twinkle Little Party to showcase her new bridal collection. We love the lime and orange color palette. Sweet treats on the dessert table included sugar cookies, cupcakes, macarons, rose cake pops, panna cotta and brigadeiros. Andressa created a drink station separate from the sweets which is a great idea when you are…
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October 08, 2012

Fall Baby Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This fall inspired dessert table for a baby shower was styled by Miranda from Whimsical Printables. Miranda created the burlap and lace bunting for a focal point above the table. She also hung tea-lit filled mason jars with twine from the trees. Sweet treats on the desert table included cake pops, chocolate covered Oreos, sugar cookies and brigadeiros. Her client did not want a big cake so Miranda chose a bundt cake which worked with…
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September 25, 2012

Rustic Engagement Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This pretty dessert table was created for an engagement party and styled by Nicki from Sweet Details in Australia. Her client asked for something vintage chic so Nikki chose soft colors, lace and antique props. Sweet treats on the dessert table included macarons, cake pops, vanilla cupcakes, personalized chocolate bars and candies, all in a pastel hue. Scrabble pieces were used to spell out dessert names and flowers were added to the dessert tags. So…
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August 09, 2012

Rustic Country Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Stacey from Joy Foley Weddings in Canada styled this down-home country feel shoot after reading Sweet Designs and feeling inspired to create something beautiful and sweet. The beautiful location for the shoot was her parent’s farm. It doesn’t get more down home than that! Stacey and her mother created all of the sweet treats on the table including cherry pie pops, butter tarts, jam jams, apple muffins, homemade strawberry and raspberry preserves and coffee cakes.…
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August 02, 2012

Owl Birthday Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We know that birds are a big trend right now in fashion but it seems like owls have made their way into the dessert table world. This is the third fantastic owl post that we posted this week. This one was styled by Amber of Party On Designs for a birthday girl who loves owls and bright colors. Amber wanted it to be sweet and rustic and achieved that by adding simple touches like wooden…
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April 27, 2012

Romantic & Rustic Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This romantic and rustic birdcage themed dessert table was created by Betty at P&J by Design. She styled this table for a wedding. Betty’s client wanted something earthy and romantic. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, detailed birdcage biscuits, whoopie pies, and caramel macarons. Betty used tree trunks for the dessert vessels. Favor bags were stamped with a romantic quote. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Joanne at Love that Photography.…
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March 30, 2012

Cherry Blossoms Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
I was recently in Washington, DC and was inspired by all of the blooming cherry blossoms. This cherry blossom party was sent to us by one of our readers, Emily, who lives in DC. She styled this shoot to take advantage of the beauty of this feminine flower. Using an antique dresser and pink and white vessels, this styling is a great example of how to create a simple, yet elegant statement. Sweet treats on…
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March 27, 2012

Rustic Easter Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Amy from Style & Grace Weddings sent us this photoshoot that was inspired by the pretty pastels of Easter. We love how the photoshoot had a rustic feel, and yet still remained classically Easter. Sweet treats included sugar pearl cookies, macarons, chocolate easter eggs, and Lindt chocolate carrots.  Very sweet. Scroll down for the vendor credits. For more rustic features, click here and here. Photography by Life In Still Photography.VENDOR CREDITS:Styling: Style &…
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March 19, 2012

Swing Into Easter Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
What better way to start the Spring season than with a beautiful Easter submission? This one is from Vesna over at My Little Jedi and is one of the many features in her online magazine here. The concept of having a swing table was pondering in her head for quite some time now and she felt this was the perfect opportunity to execute it. Finding the perfect tree to hang the table was a challenge.…