Archive for Tag: Adult Parties

October 22, 2012

Moroccan Madness Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We’re just back from a very exciting trip in Los Angeles {more to come on that this week}, but we thought we’d leave you with a some pretty pink and orange Moroccan inspiration. Belinda from Styled By Belle is back on the blog today with a Moroccan inspired dessert table that is eye popping and vibrant. She styled this table for a 60th birthday party and transformed a marquee into an Arabian Nights dinner event…
September 28, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Houndstooth Halloween

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We received this Halloween submission from Mayra of In Flight Celebrations and love her spin on a Halloween display. Instead of the typical orange and black color palette, Mayra chose a neutral color palette and added pops of black and white, as well as owls and crows. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a sweet and salty chocolate pretzel cake, chocolate almond cake balls with fondant owl toppers, and chocolate pudding. Favors sacks with…
September 19, 2012

Wedding Guest Dessert Table

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Amy from Sugar Chic Designs styled this pretty dessert table for a client’s wedding.  The client wanted some “Mad Men” elements for her wedding so Amy included caramel pretzel “cigars” rolled in beer batter toffee and candy-filled martini glasses. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included gold dusted white chocolate cake pops, a four tiered creme brulee cake and heart-shaped mini pies. Great job!  …
September 10, 2012

Sprinkle With Sweetness Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party was designed by Juli from One Sweet Girl in Australia for clients who were celebrating the adoption of their daughter. They wanted to “sprinkle” their new daughter with love and with that, came a fun theme. All of the desserts, in one way or another, featured sprinkles. Sweet treats on the dessert table included meringue roses, cake pops, pecan brownies, cupcakes, marshmallow wafers, ice cream sugar cookies, and fairy bread sugar cookies. We…
September 04, 2012

At The Beach House Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We’re just back from our blog-cation and this party has us reminiscing about our recent vacation on the beach. Jennifer from Honeycomb Events & Design styled this beach house dessert table to help celebrate a client’s 40th birthday. Jennifer was Inspired by the venue, which was a beautiful beach house on the cliffs overlooking Bodega Bay in northern California. The backdrop was crafted from three different lengths of wood shims arranged to look pieced together…
August 14, 2012

Pretty In Purple Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Leanne from Sweet Style in Australia sent us this beautiful dessert table that she styled for a 30th birthday party. Her client was holding the party in her home and wanted a fun but elegant candy table. The wall color in the house was a soft lilac, which happened to be the birthday girl’s favorite color, so Leanne tied it into the color scheme. The beautiful cake by Hello Naomi was the star of the…
August 06, 2012

Hong Kong Stork Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Our friend Natasha from HK Housewife (and also Minted) sent us photos from her own baby shower. Natasha currently resides in Hong Kong, but traveled back to her hometown of California for her baby shower that was thrown by her mother. Since Natasha doesn’t know whether she’s having a boy or girl, her mother created a party with a neutral color palette. The theme for the dessert table was inspired by an invitation on Minted, …
July 18, 2012

Money, Money, Money Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Natalie at Events by Nat styled this creative money table for her financial planning sister. Of course, gold was a main player in the color palette!  We love the dollar bill rosettes and the use of giant gold billions as vessels for the desserts. Sweet treats on the dessert table included dollar bill sugar cookies, a $ money cake, panna cotta, gold bullion marshmallows, dollar cake pops, cupcakes, and gold nugget sixlets. We think this…
July 05, 2012

Dolce 16 Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This party made us feel as though we stepped out of NYC and walked into a little cafe in Florence. Katie from Petit Social styled this party for a Sweet 16 party. The birthday girl is heading to Italy this summer and her mom wanted to send her off with a dessert table that was reminiscent of an Italian Cafe. Her client’s one request…it all had to be nut/tree-nut free, egg-free, and soy-free. Sweet treats…
June 26, 2012

Star Wars Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
The force was definitely with Kate from Kiss Me Kate when she created this Star Wars inspired party for her son’s 6th birthday. Kate made all of the sweet treats on the dessert table including Star Wars themed sugar cookies, chocolate pops, cupcakes, fruit snacks and candy light sabers. Custom printables by Anders Ruff brought Kate’s vision to life. All the children were given light sabers and were entertained by Captain Rex and a Star…
June 18, 2012

The Big 4-0 Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This party was styled by Seri and Michelle from Little Miss Party Planner for their client who was turning the big 4-0. Since their client is a baseball, fan, they  subtly incorporated baseball snacks like concession-stand popcorn, pretzels and peanuts. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes with the client’s picture as a child playing ball, “40” brownie pops, cookies, a birthday cake, and mini cheesecakes. Seri created popcorn boxes using templates from Sweet…
June 13, 2012

Super Dad Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Just in time for Father’s Day, we are featuring this Super Dad party from Jen of Sweeten Your Day Events. Jen used printables from Piggy Bank Parties for the main backdrop on the dessert table and cake design. She created the cityscape background by spray painting cardboard. Kryptonite is the one thing that weakens Superman and we LOVE how Jen used rock candy to create kryptonite which had tags saying, “shopping”, “dishes”, “laundry” and “vacuuming”.  …
June 13, 2012

Moroccan Elephant Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This Moroccan Elephant themed submission was sent to us by Anne from UR Invited. She styled this for an expectant mom who has a baby boy on the way. The client wanted elephants to be in the theme so Anne decided on a teal and brown color palette and gave it a Moroccan twist. They started by creating a water color mother and baby elephant illustration with lace detailing. We’re seeing the use of watercolor…
June 08, 2012

Pink & Green Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Stephanie from Momentini in Germany sent us this party that she styled for the opening of her friend’s photography shop. We love how Stephanie showcased her friend’s photos by hanging them above the dessert table. The bright pink and green color palette also popped against the black and white photos. Sweet treats included rhubarb-meringue tartlets, almond cherry cupcakes with cream cheese frosting, chocolate spoons with fresh raspberries and kiwis, lemon cream raspberry push up pops,…
June 06, 2012

Love Story Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This sweet table was created by Renee and Nina from Confetti & Crumbs for a bridal shower held at the Carriageworks in Sydney. We rarely see parties in this palette that we adore, but this one definitely stole our heart. A chalkboard backdrop, books, and twine mixed nicely with modern touches like the perforated screens, crisp color palette, and rectangular shaped platters. A heart garland was created from the book pages and hung on the…
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…
May 30, 2012

Vintage Wedding Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Betty from P&J by Design sent us this romantic-styled dessert table that she styled this table for a wedding. Lace, crystal candelabras, a handmade shimmer backdrop, and beautiful brooches gave this table a touch of elegance. We LOVE the ruffled cake from Lisa of Cakes & Biscuits. Other sweet treats included sugar cookies, cupcakes, macaroons and a myriad of candy in the same hues as the rest of the table. Scroll down to see the…
May 29, 2012

Love Letters Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We HEART so many of the details from this party by Shevi from Little Wish Cakes. She styled this table for her husband’s birthday. When Shevi met her husband 15 years ago, were not allowed to date because of their conservative backgrounds. Their only consolation was that they could write love letters to each other. After they got engaged, her husband had to leave for a year to go to another country for work and…
May 25, 2012

Tea Treats Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This pretty tea treats party was sent to us by Stephanie & Izabela from Sweet Table in Canada. This table was styled for the launch of their business. The event took place in a tea shop in Toronto so they created all of their desserts with tea from the shop. Sweet treats on the dessert table included tea lollipops, shortbread cookies with tea infused butter, matcha whoopie pies, and vegan gluten free donuts made with…
May 24, 2012

Blame It On Rio Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Today we are traveling from the heat of the safari to the tropics of Carnival! This submission came to us from Belinda from Styled By Belle. She created this party for the birthday party of Australian photographer Lee Bird’s daughter. Lee’s daughter wanted a “Rio” themed party based on the movie. Belinda chose a bright color palette to give the party that tropical feel that Brazil is known for. A multi-colored ruffle tablecloth was used…