Articles in: Featured Submissions

July 16, 2013

Circus Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We’re not the biggest fans of clowns, but Melissa of The Sweet Society made this circus/clown party so chic. Melissa created this for her son’s 8th birthday. Melissa’s son loves the Bozo the Clown book so Melissa used that as inspiration for the party. We love how the old fashioned machinery at the venue gave it a vintage vibe. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a clown harlequin cake, clown cakepops, star cookies, rice…
July 15, 2013

Hawaiian Luau Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Aloha everyone! We are loving this Luau dessert table that Nikki created for her daughter’s 5th grade dance. The fabulous background design was made of giant crepe paper flowers and was inspired by vintage Hawaiian postcards. We love how Nikki cut paper to look like fruit and how she made the the fringe serving pieces from construction paper. However, our favorite element is pineapple cake pop centerpiece! With the pineapple being a prominent symbol of…
July 11, 2013

Dots and Desserts Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Who doesn’t love oversized dots? Robyn and Lisa of Lettuce & Co. styled this party for their client Poppy who loves the color poppy and dots. The party was held in the birthday girl’s home which was a converted warehouse. Robyn and Lisa added pink touches to give the palette a feminine touch. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a raspberry mud cake with vanilla buttercream and oversized red dots, white chocolate baby cakes,…
July 09, 2013

Very Hungry Caterpillar Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Happy National Sugar Cookie Day!  We have had some really creative sugar cookie inspiration like this one and this one. This party that was styled by Jacki from Blissfully Sweet in Australia is providing the inspiration today. Jacki styled this party for a client’s son. For the backdrop, Jacki chose white washed paneled wood that she created herself. Sweet treats on the dessert table included fruit sugar cookies, cupcakes topped with fondant caterpillar and food…
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…
July 03, 2013

Barbecue Bonanza Guest Dessert Feature {July 4th}

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Tomorrow is a big day for barbecues in the states and we are sharing some really fun inspiration for you. This party was styled by Gayle from I Will Invitations in Australia for a friend’s 60th birthday party. We love the backdrop and all of the CLEVER treats. How fun are the “taco” split cookies filled with crushed chocolate biscuits for “minced meat” and dried fruit and coconut for the cheese, tomato and lettuce?! Other…
July 03, 2013

Red, White & Berry Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Tomorrow is July 4th and we have some great Fourth of July inspiration for you guys. This party was styled by Dawn from Dawn’s Bella Via & C. to showcase her patriotic printables collection.  Sweet treats on the dessert table included strawberries & whipped cream, cupcakes, malted milk balls and popcorn. To celebrate the freedom, Dawn is offering FREE downloadable copies of her July 4th printables for your last minute party planning. You can get…
July 02, 2013

Flirty Birdie Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This colorful bird party made us all smile this morning. We love how Angela from Angela Marie Events incorporated summery elements for this end of school year/ beginning of summer party. Angela used wooden birdcages, branches with felt birds, and bird nests for this outdoor party. Angela didn’t shy away from color and pattern {love!}, even though the party has a rustic vibe. Sweet treats on the dessert table included bird cookies, edible nests filled…
July 01, 2013

Got Milk? Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope everyone had a great weekend. Before we jump into the week, we wanted to raise some tech matters. (1) For those of you who use an RSS feed, just a reminder that Google reader closes today. We’ve heard Feedly is a great replacement for Google Reader. You can head over to Feedly today and transfer your Google Reader with one click here. Here’s an article about it. We hope you will have us…
June 28, 2013

Dress Up Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are leaving you this week with an adorable party that was styled by one of our readers, Courtney Portner, for her daughter’s birthday. Courtney used American Girl Doll Saige and Riley Blake’s “Dress Up Days” fabric as the inspiration for a Dress Up Dolly party. We are smitten with the gorgeous hand decorated cookies, the fondant toppers for the cupcakes, and the clothing pin-clad cake pops. Other fun details included a doll clothesline garland…
June 27, 2013

Little Red Riding Hood Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
How cute is this Little Red Riding Hood party that was styled by Melissa from M & M Party in Brazil for a friend’s daughter’s birthday? The party had a woodland vibe that was accentuated by the greenery in the birthday girl’s backyard. Brazilian sweets adorned the dessert table with a great cake created by Cecilia Pereira in the center. Our favorite part…the little red riding capes that covered the water bottles. Very cute. Photography…
June 26, 2013

Shark Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Watch out…we are headed into shark infested waters today! This part was styled by Rachel from PARTePRINTS for her son’s first birthday. Inspired by her son’s love of the ocean and everything in it, Rachel created a party that was fun and graphic. We love the paper plate backdrop that Rachel created using square plates from Party City and Command Strips! What a creative way to bring color to your wall. Guests were greeted with…
June 25, 2013

Nature Lover Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are loving this garden party styled by Kris from K & S Styled Events for her nature loving niece’s 7th birthday. Kris used the birthday girl’s backyard for the venue and brought in props like a grass runner, tree stump vessels, and baskets of fresh produce. Sweet treats on the dessert table included “potted garden plant” cupcakes, chocolate and caramel coated apples, peanut butter chip cookies, watermelon pops and veggie cups. A drink bar…
June 24, 2013

Let’s Chill Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Is there anything better than an ice cold treat during the hot summer? Since summer is officially here in the states, we’re celebrating today with a fun snow cone party from Lauren of Lauren Haddox Designs. This party was for her friend’s daughter’s birthday and it was super COOL. Lauren created a unique snow cone centerpiece out of poster board and coffee filters topped off with an oversized striped straw. Sweet treats on the dessert…
June 20, 2013

Mermaids and Pirates Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
It can sometimes be a challenge when planning a joint birthday party for a boy and a girl. One of our readers, Courtney Portner, created this mermaid party for her twins and we think it is fantastic for a boy/girl party. Inspired by Sarah Jane’s Out to Sea fabric line, Courtney combined her daughter’s love of mermaids and her son’s love of pirates in an untraditional pink and navy palette. We adore the embroidery hoops…
June 19, 2013

Somewhere Over The Rainbow Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We’re in love with this party styled by Claire of Claire Murdoch Photography in Australia for her daughter’s birthday. Claire’s daughter loves The Wizard of Oz movie so Claire designed a party full of ruby slippers, rainbows and a yellow brick road. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a Dorothy and Toto cake, ruby slipper cookies, cupcakes, meringues, macarons, and cake pops. Kids also had Munchkin Juice in burlap and gingham wrapped bottles. The…
June 18, 2013

Tiffany Blue Dessert Table

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
There is something special about being given that Tiffany blue box for the first time. This Tiffany-style party was styled by Betty from P&J by Designs in Australia for a recently engaged couple. Her client loves Tiffany & Co. so Betty used the Tiffany robin egg blue and white palette and pretty satin bows for the design. The backdrop  incorporated lace fabric draped to the floor, with a rhinestone brooch in the center. Sweet treats…
June 17, 2013

Abracadabra Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope everyone had a great weekend and a Happy Father’s Day to all who celebrated. We are going to start your week off with a little magic. This party was styled by Debbi from Studio Cake in Australia for her son’s third birthday. We love this theme and think Debbi did such a great job executing it. Sweet treats on the dessert table included vanishing act cupcakes, metallic magic pops, optical illusion jelly, star…
June 13, 2013

Wonder Woman Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Yolanda from Kiss Me Kate in Australia styled this Wonder Woman party for her daughter’s 4th birthday. We have featured lots of Superhero parties and we just love when they are for girls. Yolanda used bold colors and pop art buildings for a dramatic backdrop. How cute are the Wonder Woman cuff cupcake wrapper? Sweet treats on the dessert table included sugar cookies, cupcakes, cake pops, macarons and a fantastic cake that featured the Wonder…
June 12, 2013

Summer Circus Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Summer is getting into full swing in NYC and this Summer Circus Soiree is perfect for a sunny day. Mariana from Peace of Cake styled this party for a little boy’s first birthday party. Mariana took inspiration for the party from the little boy’s favorite toy which was a rattle shaped like an elephant on a ball. We love the color palette and how the desserts pop against the white display. Sweet treats included a…