Archive for Tag: Australia

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…
September 24, 2012

Get Fired Up Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Sound the alarm because we are about to set Sweet Designs on fire! Amanda from Red Wagon Events was asked by her client to create a vintage fire engine theme for her two children (a boy and girl) that were turning one and three. Amanda set up a dessert table and a thirsty firefighter drink station. Like the post we showed you this morning, the fabulous backdrop highlighted the table and really made the colors…
September 24, 2012

Pantone Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We figured you guys could use a little inspiration today. We LOVE this pantone party that was sent to us by Vesna from My Little Jedi in Australia. Last year, we featured her son’s Willy Wonka inspired 2nd birthday and we are back today with a rainbow of colors for his third. Vesna kept the backdrop neutral so that the colors would pop. The tassel garland and paper lanterns by Bianca from Blush Loves Mint…
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…
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 13, 2012

Giggle And Hoot Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
The mother/daughter team Geri and Carole of Little Birdie Events in Australia styled this birthday party for twin girls. The theme for the party was Giggle and Hoot based on the Australian television show for kids. We love the cake and the orange and blue color palette. For the backdrop, Geri and Carole kept it simple using pom poms to bring in the color theme and add that vertical element. We love how the graphic…
July 25, 2012

3-2-1 Blast Off Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We received this party from Maria, who styled this party for her aspiring astronaut daughter Olivia’s 5th birthday party. The party was a family affair, with Maria, her husband and the birthday girl painting the balls they used for the solar system backdrop. A starry night table mat that Maria found at a local party shop was the perfect accent for the backdrop. Guests received personalized “astronaut in training” lanyard tags, when they arrived, which…
July 24, 2012

Farmyard Fun Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This farmyard party from Liz at Party Cakes Canbrerra in Australia was styled to celebrate the first birthday of her twins. Guests entered the party through a barnyard entrance that Liz made and sat on chairs made of hay bales. Sweet treats on the dessert table were filled with homemade farmyard themed food including frogs in jello ponds, egg cupcakes, chuck feed pretzels, Oreo tractor wheels, and farm animal cupcakes. There were also baskets filled…
July 19, 2012

Alice in Wonderland Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Kate from Kiss Me Kate in Australia sent us this Alice in Wonderland themed party that she styled for her daughter. Kate added soft, feminine hues to the traditional Alice in Wonderland mad hatter tea party sensibility. Sweet treats on the dessert table included meringue toadstools, marshmallow tea cups, cake pops, cupcakes, personalized chocolate bars, tea cup cookies, macarons and jam tarts and mini fondant toadstools.We love how Kate created a vessel using a sugar…
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 12, 2012

Sports Themed Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
With the Olympics coming up in a couple of weeks, this sports themed party was timely. Marie from Paper Candy in Australia styled this party for a little boy’s 5th birthday party. Marie created a grass field cake by coloring coconut with green food coloring and adhering it on top of buttercream. Other treats included team munchies, green apple and orange flavored cupcakes, chocolate “energy” bars, marshmallow sports ball pops, honey jumbles (cornflakes & honey)…
July 10, 2012

Kick Off Your Boots Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are sticking with the western theme today. This cowboy party was sent to us by Kendall from Sweet Project  in Australia. Kendall’s husband is a ex-bull rider and his love for cowboys inspired this fun theme for their son’s first birthday. Family heirlooms were used for props including lanterns, her husband’s cowboy equipment {spurs, chaps, ropes, cowbell, cowboy hat}, as well as the birthday boy’s new riding boots. Michael Miller vintage cowboy fabric was…
July 06, 2012

Sunshine Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are sending you off this weekend with a little sunshine. Daisy from Leo & Bella in Australia styled this party for a little girl’s first birthday. Daisy’s client wanted a sunshine theme since her daughter “brightens” up their life. We love the pastel lemon, mint and lilac palette. Sweet treats on the dessert table included sunshine cupcakes, panna cotta, lemon jelly slice, mint cake pops, sunshine and cloud cookies, macarons, and jelly pots. We…
July 06, 2012

Planes, Trains & Automobiles Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party is the perfect theme for the month of June for Lisa and me!  We were non-stop traveling via plane and automobile  last month to try to meet as many of you as possible on our book tour with Williams-Sonoma and we kept on referring to this movie. Camilla and Flavia from Dona Aranha in Brazil styled this party for a little boy’s second birthday party. The brown, orange, green and blue palette is…
June 28, 2012

Chevron Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Chevron pattern was a big trend this year. So much so, that is one of the elements on the cover of my book. This party was sent to us by Helen from Kiss My Cakes in Australia. She styled this party for a little boy’s first birthday. We love the color palette. One of my sweet styling tips is to limit colors on the table to three or four (at most). Helen used four, but…
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…
May 21, 2012

A Pirates Life Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
‘ This pirate party was sent to us by Jane from Coco by Miss Jane in Australia. Held in the pirate room at The Imaginarium Project, this birthday party was filled with a treasure trove of inspiration. A caramel mud treasure chest cake was positioned in the center of a gorgeous handmade map tablecloth. How fun are the adorable pirate cupcakes with the pearl dragee earring? The pint sized pirates snacked on pizza and burgers…
May 19, 2012

Snow White Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This Snow White themed party was sent to us by Lina of Sweet Bambini Event Styling in Australia. She styled this table for her daughter’s 5th birthday celebration. The way Lina styled this party subtly makes you feel as though you stepped into the fabulous fairy tale. The red, blue, and gold palette was inspired by the Anders Ruff printable collection. We LOVE the use of the real apples for the Happy Birthday sign. The…
May 04, 2012

Cowboys and Indians Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
The Kentucky Derby is this weekend and the horse cookies below would be great for a Kentucky Derby party. This party is actually a wild west party sent to us by Louisa from Little Big Company in Australia. She collaborated with Just Call Me Martha, Petit Atelier and Ham and Pea Design & Paperie to create this dessert table for her son’s birthday. Just Call Me Martha created a double chocolate mudcake which was inspired…
May 03, 2012

Perfect Pirouettes Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This morning we are featuring a girly girl party. Amanda at inviteme in Australia created this ballet themed dessert table for her daughter Grace’s birthday. Complete with twirling ribbons, pink ruffles and dancing cupcakes, this was every little ballerina’s dream. As their living room turned into a sea of tulle skirts and ballets slippers, the little ballerinas played music chairs, musical statues, and pass the parcel. An ombre pink ruffled cake was front and center…