Archive for: October, 2012

October 17, 2012

Garden Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This bright and cheerful garden party was styled by Dona Aranha in Brazil for a little girl’s first birthday party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included traditional Brazilian brigadeiros, sugar cookies, cookies, brownies and gummy worms. Check out all of the creative garden party ideas below. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Juliana Gueiros.   VENDOR CREDITS: Decor, styling and paper: Dona Aranha Brownies: Parapluie Patisserie Cake and Brigadeiros: Jow Bossan    …
October 16, 2012

Around the Atlas: Singapore

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pretty princess party theme was sent to us all the way from Singapore from Angeline at Colour It Sweet who styled this party for her daughter’s birthday. Her idea was to create a regal and sophisticated feel of a ball for her daughter and friends. Her daughter’s friends were requested to arrive in their princess outfits. They were treated to a makeover and manicure nail art, princess rings, earring stickers and tiaras to complete…
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…
October 15, 2012

Great Finds: Think Pink

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
1) Emile Henry Pie Dish 2) KitchenAid Mixer 3) Magnolia Cupcake 4) Bowl  5) Chuck Taylor Cookie  6) Cake Stand  7) Washi Tape It’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we’re sharing a roundup of some pink baking and party decor inspiration.  Some of the companies above are donating a % of sales for breast cancer research. We know quite a few women who have battled this disease. We hope there will one day be…
October 15, 2012

Pretty In Purple Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We thought this tropical themed party would warm up your Monday. This dessert table was styled by Azar from Principal Planner for a wedding. Both clients were originally from tropical islands so they wanted a tropical theme. We love how symmetrical the table is. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cake pops, doughnuts, macarons, milk and cookie shots, and a beautiful cake. The skyline of Montreal was the perfect backdrop. So pretty. Scroll down…
October 12, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Witches Brew

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are sending you off this weekend with a little Halloween inspiration from Cris at Crissy’s Crafts. Crissy used store bought goodies and gave them a wicked makeover for this small party for her kids. The little witches snacked on witch brew-shaped sandwiches and cheese stick pretzel broomsticks. How great are those olives coming out of the brew? Sweet treats on the dessert table included cotton candy brew, cauldron cake pops, Hershey Kiss witch hats,…
October 12, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Spooky Carnival

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Halloween dessert table was styled by Sara from Confetti Sunshine for her daughter’s pre-school Halloween Carnival. Her daughter loves black crows so Sara made sure that there were some on the table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, brownies, popcorn, cotton candy in ice cream cups, and doughnuts. We love this take on Halloween. Scroll down for the vendor credits. VENDOR CREDITS: Black crows, spiderweb, black netting: Dollar Store Skeleton head: Michaels…
October 11, 2012

High Tea Bridal Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This dessert table was created by Fonny from Fonnys Cakes, along with her friends Cecilia, Meina, and Shinta for their friend’s bridal shower. Fonny chose an English tea theme with a yellow color palette. We love seeing how our readers utilize the space that they have. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cake pops , cupcakes, tea-bag shape cookies, ombre heart sugar cookies, mango pudding, and guava mixed with white wine. Lemons were cleverly…
October 11, 2012

Great Finds: Stuck On You

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Kids
A couple of months ago, we received a package from Stuck On You. The package contained a box of colorful and personalized products for both of my boys and I’ve been meaning to share these pictures with you. It was so great to receive this package because I can confidently say that I am the terrible when it comes to labeling clothing for my kids! We received labels for clothing, pencil cases, pencils, markers, erasers,…
October 11, 2012

Eat Drink & Be Thankful Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Can you believe that we’re already talking about Thanksgiving? We love the Thanksgiving tabletop ideas for the kids table in this “Eat, Drink & Be Thankful” shoot sent to us by Deanna from Mirabelle Creations. Deanna placed simple kraft paper over her linen on the kids table and then bordered the paper with orange polka dot ribbon. This is an inexpensive and simple way to give your tabletop an autumnal feel. Another easy, but fun…
October 10, 2012

Cowboy Hall of Fame Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are loving this cowboy themed party that was sent to us Alexis from Alexis Campbell Event Planning. Alexis styled this party for her son’s third birthday and brought in cowboy boots, bandanas and lots of hay! Sweet treats on the dessert table included vanilla cupcakes, caramel apples, s’mores pops, chocolate chip cookies and the adorable cowboy sugar cookies above. A “watering hole” drink bar included a rootbeer float station. Vanilla ice cream was scooped…
October 10, 2012

Sweet Origins: Happy Angel Food Cake Day

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Sweet Origins
1) Fluffy Coconut Angel Food Cake 2) Simply Angel Food Cake 3) Angel Food Cake In A Jar  4) Lemony Angel Food Cake 5) Angel Food Cupcake  6) Chocolate Angel Food Cake  7) Mini Angel Food Cake Today is National Angel Food Cake Day.  Angel Food Cake became known in the United States in the late 19th century and received its name because of the light and airy texture of the cake. This sponge cake…
October 10, 2012

Roar Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party from Catherine at Sweet Empire was styled for a little boy’s birthday.  The theme of the party was “Roar Harry Is Four” and in attendance was 25 little adventurers. Catherine styled 2 buffet tables for this event, one for the little guests and a cheese, wine & dessert table for the Big Dinosaurs. Sweet treats included panna cotta in apothecary jars, tiramisu, goat cheese & coconut cheesecakes, and chocolate mascarpone mousse. We love…
October 09, 2012

Nautical Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This sweet dessert table was styled by Nicole from Easy Peasy Parties in Australia for a little boy’s birthday party. The little boy was given the green light to have a party two days before his birthday because he had been getting over the chicken pox so Nicole had the challenge of getting everything together in just two days. The little boy loves to go fishing with his dad so Nicole picked a nautical theme…
October 09, 2012

Special Delivery Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Last week, we showed you this beautiful Cinderella party that featured amazing plate and silverware cookies from Baked Perfection. Today, Tiffany from Baked Perfection is the star of the ball.  She sent us this dessert table that she styled to celebrate the arrival of her newest nephew. This party reminds us of this party that we featured last year and included many similar elements, but we’re loving it in the blue palette as well.  Tiffany…
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…
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…
October 06, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Spooky Halloween

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We have another spooky Halloween inspired dessert table to share with you. This dessert table was created by Amy at Sugar Chic Design. When designing this table, Amy used a black tree as the centerpiece. Lime green gave the table a pop of color. Sweet treats on the dessert table included skeleton cupcakes and an array of candy. Instead of putting the drinks directly on the table, Amy gave Orange soda some height by displaying…
October 05, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: No Tricks, Just Treats

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We’re back for another Halloweekend Friday. Norene from Party Pinching sent us this kid-friendly Halloween party she styled with lots of DIY and budget friendly party ideas. For the vertical element, mini meringue cookies ghosts (with edible marker faces) filled spray painted branches. Some time saving desserts she created were gumball pumpkin toppers {instead of fondant}, store bought donuts turned scary spiders, Moon Pies with fondant black cats, chocolate graham marshmallows skeletons, rice krispie treat…
October 04, 2012

Cinderella Guest Dessert Feature – Princesses

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are back with part III of the Cinderella inspired party that we’re featuring from Karen Ayars. If you missed Parts I and II, look here and here.  You won’t regret it!  After the little girls did all of their baking and sewing chores, they went to the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, where they put on their finest blues to go to the ball. You can see a little re-cap of them getting their makeup done…