Archive for Tag: Dessert Table

December 07, 2012

Picnic Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We have seen some fantastic cakes over the years and this one is right up there with some of our favorites. This Teddy Bear picnic party was styled by Clair from Calamity Cakes for her daughter’s birthday party. A gable box for guests included honey sandwiches, fruit, a pink swirly lollipop and “spring” water. All of the sweet treats on the dessert table were made by Clair, which included vanilla cupcakes, honey mousse, trifle, raspberry…
December 05, 2012

Wintry Wonderland Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This wintery wonderland was sent to us by Maureen from Anders Ruff to celebrate their new Winter Wonderland Party Collection with fresh tones of aqua, mint, light blue with pops of red.  The inspiration for the table came to them while imagining a beautiful wintry day, watching the snow fall and get piled up on the window sill. We love all of the signage and the hand sewn birds. Sweet treats on the dessert table…
December 04, 2012

Sparkler Guest Dessert Table

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
There are so many elements on this table from Elianne at Elivents in the Netherlands that we love. The unconventional salmon and navy color palette and quatrefoil pattern gives it a fresh look for the holidays. Hanging stars made it feel very festive, too. You can also change the shapes of the stars if you want to create a similar look for Hanukkah. Sweet treats on the dessert table included star and present shaped cakepops,…
December 03, 2012

Sleeping Beauty Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope you guys had a great weekend. We are starting this week off with a little princess inspiration from Suzanne of Fanciful Events. Suzanne styled this Sleeping Beauty party for her daughter’s birthday party and created a dessert table that mimicked Sleeping Beauty’s dress. Suzanne also brought roses into the design since Sleeping Beauty’s real name is Briar Rose. Sweet treats on the dessert table included rose themed cookies, marshmallows, donuts, Briar Rose chocolate…
November 28, 2012

Circus Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Every time I see the harlequin pattern, it makes us think of clowns and the circus. How about you? We love how this variation of the harlequin pattern on the cake in this party from Jayme of Jayme Marie Designs. She styled this party for her son’s third birthday. She was inspired to create a fun circus theme by the color in the bow ties she purchased for her sons to wear. The oversized balloons…
November 27, 2012

Peppermint, please!

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
1) Peppermint Macarons 2) White chocolate covered peppermint sticks 3) Peppermint Cream Bites 4) Peppermint Cake 5) Chocolate covered peppermint bark Nothing says winter quite like peppermint, right?  Just the thought of it can make your tongue tingle. When I was very young, my dad used to take me to a magical place called Peppermint Park in NYC. We would go there in the winters and order peppermint ice cream with crushed peppermint candy on…
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

Falling for Autumn Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We had a wonderful time with our families and we’re already counting down the days until Thanksgiving next year. Even though we started sharing winter inspiration, we’re still not quite over the fall. We think this fall dessert table from Marie at Sweets Indeed is perfect to bookmark for next Thanksgiving. We LOVE how Marie used baking tins as vessels for the desserts.  Clever, right?  We also…
November 20, 2012

Recipe – Warm Up Your Holiday with Spiked White Hot Chocolate

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Recipes
We did a winter wonderland party for Anthropologie last week so we thought we’d share with you a spiked white hot chocolate.  How good does that sound?  Trust us…it is good!  This recipe is from our holiday chapter in Sweet Designs. Scroll down to see the ingredients and the recipe.  This is a great drink to warm up your guests throughout the winter season. Enjoy:) Copyright Sweet Designs: Bake It, Craft It, Style It, Hyperion…
November 19, 2012

Rustic Wedding Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We love this rustic barn wedding dessert table from Peta of Pure Bliss Creations in Australia. The bride made rosettes from old music sheets and Peta incorporated wooden hearts covered in music sheets and cupcake toppers made out dictionary sheets. Aren’t they pretty? Sweet treats on the dessert table included vanilla and chocolate mud cupcakes, gold dipped chocolate cake pops, macarons, quilted heart cookies, caramels and chocolate covered raspberries. So pretty.  Scroll down for the…
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 13, 2012

Skippyjons Jones Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We love seeing our readers bring literature into their parties. This party was styled by Shannon from Parties & Potty Training for her two boys. Her older son loves reading the adventures of Skippyjon Jones so she used the book as her inspiration for a Mexican fiesta birthday. Guests built their own fajitas at a fajita bar and played piñata games. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cactus treats, jelly bean cookies, sombrero and…
November 09, 2012

Very Hungry Caterpillar Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Do you all remember Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar?  I must have read this book to my boys at least 500 times when they were little. For those not familiar, it is about a caterpillar who eats its way through food in all different shapes and colors until it eventually emerges into a brightly colored butterfly. We love how Helen from Kiss My Cakes brought the story to life with this dessert table for…
November 08, 2012

Amy Atlas Lavender & Gray Dessert Table

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
In case you missed on Twitter and Facebook, we wanted to share this romantic lavender and gray dessert table we created for a fall photo shoot.  It was inspired by a color combo that we are loving for the fall, and ruching detail from fall dresses that we spied early in the season.  Style Me Pretty shared all of the details so jump on over to the post here to check it out.  Scroll below…
November 07, 2012

Great Finds: Festive Fall

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
1) Paper Lantern  2) Tumblers 3) Ruffled Cake Plate 4) Quatrefoil Plates  5) Serving Tray We are halfway through Fall in NYC and wanted to share some great pieces that will zest up your party this season.  We love the colors in the Autumn leaves. From the rich red to the bright orange and yellow hues, these party pieces bring the colors in perfectly.  What are your favorite fall activities?…
November 05, 2012

Whole Lotta Superhero Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We have seen a lot of heroism over the past week. It never ceases to amaze us how this city comes together in times of need. We have a whole lotta superheros for you today. This party came to us from Sandra and Yasmine at 3’s A Party in Australia. Superhero parties are a great theme if you want to bring bold colors into your party. Sandra wrapped Styrofoam with comic books to create vessels.…
November 02, 2012

Life Is A Circus Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
It is said that elephants with their trunks tilted up are supposed to symbolize good luck. This party, which was styled by Valerie from Top It Off Designs, incorporates those elephants and was created for a lucky one year old’s birthday. We love how the aqua, salmon, and terracotta palette gives the circus theme a vintage vibe. Sweet treats on the dessert table included rice krispie treats, three cakes, cakepops, macarons, cookies and cupcakes. Ticket…
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…
November 01, 2012

Over The Rainbow Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We have seen a lot of darkness in NYC over the last few days and we feel like we can all use a rainbow right about now. This rainbow party was styled by Jen Rayner for her daughter’s birthday. The rainbow cake was made of 6 layers of colored butter cake with cream between each layer and topped off with cotton candy clouds. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included raindrop cake pops, rainbow…
October 31, 2012

Spooktacular Recipes from Sweet Designs

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Kids
We’re back with some more Halloween inspiration.  We posted ghostly pound cake, Jack-O-Lantern macaron and witches pudding here, as well as easy three ingredient bewitching bark. Today we’re back with Hauntingly Good Hazelnut Truffles, Broomsicles, and Pumpkin Whoopie Pies.  I promise you will love these recipes not just for Halloween, but also during any time.  The hazelnut truffles {think Nutella and chocolate wrapped in a buttery ball} are to die for. The pumpkin whoopie pies…