Archive for Tag: Australia

April 26, 2012

High Tea Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This rustic high tea party was sent to us by Debbie at Studio Cake in Australia. Debbie styled this tea party for her daughter and niece. The inspiration behind this sweet event was the beautiful tea set from Robert Gordon and the unbelievable scenery. The afternoon tea menu included vanilla iced cookies, cupcakes, strawberry macarons, and flavored milk. We love the soft pastel palette and the mix of glass and milk glass vessels. Scroll down…
April 13, 2012

Pink Poodle Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Pink Poodle Party was sent to us by Leonie from Ashlee Rae. She styled this party for daughter’s 5th birthday. Sweet treats on the dessert table included marshmallow clouds, chocolate cupcakes and cake pops. We love the Strawberry Oreo cookies that Leonie created by using store bought Oreos and adding strawberry icing in the shape of a paw print. It is a fantastic and cost effective alternative to having cookies made and looked fantastic…
April 12, 2012

Elegant Affair Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
How pretty is this guest dessert feature we received from Vanessa at Little Pear in Sydney.  She created this table for a couple who wanted a simple, elegant affair that would work well for both adults and children. Vanessa used the bride’s gold and pewter dress as the inspiration for the design. A DIY cupcake cart was made for kids to decorate their sweets with candy and sprinkles. Other sweet treats on the dessert table…
April 10, 2012

Fashion Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
I think you all know by now that I am a slave for fashion. We love the fashion references to some of our favorite designers in this next guest feature. Natalie from Events by Nat created this party for her sister’s Runway/Catwalk-themed 21st birthday. She found a Chanel inspired cake on Style Unveiled and asked Jacki at Blissfully Sweet to create a similar cake. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included fashionable cupcakes {the…
April 09, 2012

Birdies, Bunnies & Butterflies Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This submission came to us from Belinda over at Styled By Belle in Australia. She styled this table for a little girl’s first birthday party. She decided on a Birdies, Bunnies & Butterflies theme because what little girl doesn’t love those? Belinda used a pink palette with a splash of aqua. Sweet treats included cupcakes, butterfly & birdcage sugar cookies, pink & blue layered jelly pots, macarons, meringue, and butterfly cake pops. Props like birdhouses,…
April 03, 2012

Modern Easter Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Today we have some more fantastic Easter inspiration to share with you guys. It is amazing that we are already in April and that Good Friday is only four days away. We received this modern Easter submission from Rachel at Haute Chocolate. She put together this fun little Easter party for her 15 month old son and his friends. Healthy snacks and Easter treats were on the dessert table. Sweet treats included carrot cupcakes and…
April 02, 2012

Pretty Lady(Bug) Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We received this pretty ladybug inspired submission from Leanne at Sweet Style in Australia. She styled this table for a little girls 2nd birthday. Leanne picked turquoise and pink palette to stray from the expected red and black ladybug theme. Blissfully Sweet created cupcakes, cake pops, and cookies for the dessert table. Other sweet treats inclued mini meringue, jelly pots, candy, and strawberry milk. So sweet! To see some more parties that were pretty in…
March 29, 2012

Gloriously Gingham Guest Desert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party was sent to us by Dawn from Ruby May Designs. She created this gingham and stripes party for her son’s second birthday. The cake, bunting, cupcakes and goodie bags were all created by Dawn. We love the cake with the licorice allsorts. The pom poms hung across the other cake using paper straws is a simple way to dress up your desserts. The adorable A cookies were made by Nikki Coogle. The backdrop…
March 22, 2012

Romantic Ruffles Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We love ruffles. Who doesn’t?  Last year we explored ruffles in our “Turn Your Closet Into Confections” series and wish we had this cake! This romantic feature was sent to us by Alex from Avie & Lulu. She created this table for the Christening of her friend’s daughter. This romantic ruffled themed dessert table included ruffled heart cake and cookies by Anita of Cake Envy, a heart candy cake, scalloped vessels, and doily-wrapped chocolate bars.…
March 22, 2012

Happy BEE-day Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are loving all of the Spring submissions in our inbox right now. We received this bee-tiful (sorry!) submission from Rochelle at Chelle’s Lolly Buffets in Perth.  She styled this table for her daughter’s 2nd birthday party. The yellow, white & pink color palette feels so fresh and warm. Sweet treats included mini macaroons, coconut ice, mini meringue. white chocolate mousse, and cakepops. The cake created by Little Wish Cakes is fantastic and mimicked the…
March 14, 2012

Red White & Black Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Alex from The Inspired Occasion sent us this sweets table she created for an event sponsored by Time Out Magazine that was part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Rustic crates, aged bench seats and vintage bottles gave the red and white table a rustic feel. All of the sweet treats were created by The Inspired Occasion, which included cupcakes, macarons and sugar cookies. Cakepop topiaries were a great focal point and were the…
March 08, 2012

How Time Flies Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We have been showing you transportation inspired parties this week. This airplane themed party was sent to us by Amanda of Red Wagon Events. She styled this party for her nephew’s first birthday and we think it soars! The theme was “How Time Flies”. The little passengers had four areas to go to: Check In, Jackson Airway’s First Class Lounge, In-flight dining, and a Baggage Collection. Amanda created a backdrop using a ticking blue sheet…
February 28, 2012

Pink & Green Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pretty table was styled by Renee from Lola and Co. Styling. She created the party for a little girl’s first birthday. Inspired by an invitation from Lorallee Lewis, Renee used a pink and green palette. Scalloped name tags and doilies gave this table a very feminine touch, while rose paper rosette fans brought the focal point up and gave the palette a little punch. An old doll house that Renee found was used to…
February 28, 2012

Top Student Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This table came to us from Sandra and Yassmine of 3’s A Party. This ABC/123 school-themed party was created for Sandra’s nephew’s birthday. Sandra found great props including an old school bench, school bells and an old historical book dating back to the 1800’s. Guests were offered a lunch consisting of chicken sandwiches, yogurt, cheese & crackers and apples. Sweet treats included apple cake pops, chalkboard cupcakes, pencil and crayon sugar cookies and that fantastic…
February 27, 2012

Garden Masquerade Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
How pretty is this party that was sent to us by Linda from Treats Chocolates? She styled this masquerade garden party for her daughter’s 7th birthday party. Set outside, the party had a feminine, woodland feel. Sweet treats included cake pops, fudge, cookies, candy, and rosewater lime cordials all in the hues of hot pink, lime and aqua. Guests were asked to write a message for the birthday girl on the Memory Tree. Guests also…
February 21, 2012

Wonderfully Wonka Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Willy Wonka inspired table was sent to us by Leonie from Leonies Cakes and Parties. Leonie created this table for her son’s 11th birthday. She started by creating that very cool cake. Guests received a golden ticket invitation. Upon arrival, each guest signed the Wonka contract with a personal message for the birthday boy. They were then directed through a Wonka gate backdrop, which set the scene for a Wonka candy buffet. The golden…
February 21, 2012

Bridal Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Kate and Yolanda of Kiss Me Kate in Australia sent us this pretty bridal shower submission. This table could work for so many events. Add some bold florals in red hues and you have the perfect Valentine’s Day table. Switch out the white desserts for desserts that are pastel and you can welcome Easter sweetly. We also think this would be great for a winter themed party. Sweet treats included butterfly cake pops, cookies, lemon…
February 17, 2012

Sweet Surprise Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This cake shop theme table was sent to us by Kellie at Sweet Art Cakes. She styled this party for her friend Samantha who just opened a new cake studio in Australia. Kellie asked all of Samatha’s friends to contribute to a surprise party for Samantha. We love the cake topper that Kellie made! She also hand painted the backdrop and made framed light boxes to showcase the cupcakes. Other sweet treats included cookies, orange…
February 13, 2012

Eat Pray LOVE Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This table was sent to us by Li-Ann from ham&pea. She created this table with Thetis from Little Sooti for a Valentine’s Day family luncheon. They called it Eat, Pray LOVE. We just call it LOVE! The table was a celebration of all of the people that are special to Thetis and Li-Ann. Not only did this table make us feel like we were in a small town in Italy, but the neutral and earthy…
February 13, 2012

You Give Good Love Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
I know that I am not alone in my sadness over the death of Whitney Houston on Saturday. There are certain artists that add to the soundtrack of your life and for me, Whitney was one of them. On the eve of Valentine’s Day, we are bringing a little love to you with some more Valentine’s Day inspiration. With all of the hearts, we thought this table is fitting for Whitney’s iconic song, “You Give…