Archive for Tag: Australia

January 11, 2013

Mexican Papel Picado Crafternoon Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Leanne from Sweet Style in Australia styled this fun papel picado themed Crafternoon to celebrate the birthday of her daughter’s friend. The party began with the everyone creating their very own God’s Eye using sticks and wool. Sweet treats on the the dessert table included sugar cookies, layered jelly, marshmallow pops and the papel picado cake. The bunting backdrop was a find by the birthday girl’s mom and was the perfect complement to rest of…
January 11, 2013

Quiet Please! Spa Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are swooning over this Spa party that was styled by Vania from Canadian Hostess for her daughter’s 9th birthday. Manicures, facials, sweets, and laughs were all on the menu for this spa-themed party. Vania chose a turquoise, honeydew green and orange color palette which we LOVE! Upon arrival, each girl received her own cozy bathrobe and was invited to the Relaxation Lounge, where the girls sipped on drinks from a Tropical Smoothie Bar. The…
January 10, 2013

Retro Summer Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This beach dessert table by Krisna at Exquisite Motifs in Brisbane has us day dreaming of warmer days ahead. Krisna created a retro summer theme for her own son’s birthday party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included hamburger and hot dog cupcakes {amazing}, surfboard and beach house cookies and that amazing surfer cake. A drink bar with classic Coca Cola bottles was also set up with homemade chocolate chip cookies. We love the props…
January 09, 2013

Construction Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are going from a party for a little guy to a party for a BIG guy. This party was styled by Martina from MaR-Valicious BiteS in Australia for her husband’s 30th birthday. She collaborated with Peta from Pure Bliss Creations. Martina’s husband works in construction so his occupation inspired this construction dessert table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included toolkit cookies, traffic light caramel tarts, traffic signal cake pops, orange cones, and meringue…
January 09, 2013

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party made me smile because my older son recently read Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Margarita from Party Inspirations in Australia styled this party for her son’s birthday since her son also loves the book. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes and cake pops made by mom and personalized chocolate bars. Margarita also made the tassel garland and cake stand bunting. Margarita purchased a classic New York Cheesecake from Patisserie New York…
January 08, 2013

Flying High Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party put a little pep in our step this afternoon. Tarja from  Two Red Sparrows in Australia styled this party for her son’s third birthday party. Blue hot air balloon lanterns were the inspiration and she then turned macarons, cake pops and cookies into clever edible hot air balloons. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included a beautiful ruffled cake and marshmallow clouds that were made using our recipe from Sweet Designs {we…
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…
December 06, 2012

Little Ladybug Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We are back with another great party from down under. Gerri and Carole from Little Birdie Events styled a garden themed dessert table for their client’s daughter’s first birthday party. They used a pink, mint green and sunshine yellow color palette. Sweet treats included “garden” macarons, ladybug lollipops, rhubarb & custard bon bons, sugar cookies with edible image ladybugs and ombre pink cupcakes. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Little Birdie Events.    VENDOR…
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.…
November 26, 2012

Perfectly Plaid Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We are starting the week off with this beautiful dessert table from Kirsten at A Little Polkadot in Australia that she styled for a little boy’s christening. We love the backdrop that Kirsten created using wallpaper and picture frames. The white frames and white vessels popped against the charcoal gray backdrop. Bountiful Hydrangea and custom covered plaid riser boxes were also great touches for this party. Sweet…
November 14, 2012

Rainbow Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This rainbow lollipop themed party, which was styled by Jodi from Jo Studio for her daughter’s birthday, is so colorful and happy! We love the rainbow shaped paper poms used for the backdrop.  Sweet treats on the dessert table included sugar cookie lollipops, cupcakes, macarons and a rainbow polka dot cake. Great job!  Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Jess Parker for White Spark Photography. VENDOR CREDITS: Party Stationery, Concept and Styling: Jo…
November 05, 2012

Superhero Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are back with another fun superhero themed party. This was one was styled by Alexis from Sugar Sweet Buffets for her son’s birthday party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included jelly, popcorn, candy and personalized chocolate bars. Alexis had personalized capes made to outfit all of the little superheros. We love the way the red vessels pop against the blue backdrop. Great job. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Nicole Ramsay…
November 01, 2012

Flower Stand Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Winter is not even really here yet and we are already longing for Spring. We love this flower stand dessert table that was styled by Nicole, one of our readers in Australia, for her daughter’s 7th birthday. It is Spring in Australia so Nicole asked her friend Julie from The Living Bloom to create the party.  Nicole made all the sweets on the dessert table including flower sugar cookies, red flower cupcakes and macarons. We…
October 31, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Wicked Halloween

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We had a crazy few days in NYC and feel very lucky that we are safe and sound. Our thoughts are with our friends downtown and in the Tri-State area that were devastated by Sandy. Halloween is today and we’re sharing the rest of our Halloween posts for last minute inspiration for you all. Sian and Sara from Sweet Pea Candy Buffet  in Australia styled this party for Sian’s daughter’s 10th birthday party. She is…
October 18, 2012

Penguin Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Waddle over and take a look at this geometric penguin party that was styled by Amanda from Red Wagon Events for her son’s 2nd birthday. We think all of the details are  so clever. Children were invited to sit down for “penguin feeding time at 12pm sharp.” After filling up on a finger food lunch, guests were treated to yummy sweets. We can’t get over that cookie igloo made out of iced square cookies. Amazing!…
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 03, 2012

Down Under Dad’s Day Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Father’s day was celebrated on September 2nd in Australia this year and we received some great Father’s day inspiration from our friends down under. We love this party from Anastasia at Articulate Events in Perth. Anastasia, along with the help of Ezy Furnishing, created this party for all of the fathers at her church. She decided on a “Dude Food” spread for them and we love what she did.  Food on the table consisted of…
October 02, 2012

A is for Awesome Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
School is in full swing in the states but they are heading into summer down under. This party was styled for a little girl turning five by Michelle from Sweet Essence. Since the little girl will be heading to school in the fall, Michelle used alphabet flashcards as her inspiration and used a rainbow of bright colors to give it a youthful, fun vibe. We love the colored pencil runners on the table. Sweet treats…
September 28, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Vampire Mixology

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Halloweekend countdown continues today with this “Bloody Bar” party from the ladies over at One Charming Party that is  full of inspiration for your next adult Halloween party. One of my tips when throwing a party is to always give your guests something to drink when they arrive. The cocktails created for this party were the “Hemoglobpolitan”, “Stabbery Daiquiri” and “Gin and Tourniquet.”  Hypodermic stirring needle straws, plucked eyeball olives, and beetle juice were also…
September 27, 2012

Wonderland Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are all about Alice today. This morning we featured this Alice in Wonderland inspired dessert display. We are back now with Alice’s softer side. This party was designed by Gerri and Carole of Little Birdie Events in Australia for a little girl’s birthday party. Rosette fans were used to create a backdrop. Gerri and Carole created two tables. Sweet treats on the main dessert table included cupcakes, Queen of Hearts raspberry jam tarts, playing…