Archive for Tag: Dessert Table

October 30, 2012

Bewitching Bark

By: Amy Atlas, in Behind The Book, Recipes
We shared Halloween recipes, templates, and ideas this morning with this Halloween post.  We are back to share this easy, three-ingredient bewitching bark. The recipe is courtesy of Sweet Designs. Bewitching Bark 12 ounces good-quality white chocolate, such as Ghirardelli or Callebaut, finely chopped and melted Orange food coloring gel, to desired shade 4 ounces good-quality bittersweet chocolate, such as Ghirardelli or Callebaut, finely chopped and melted   Makes 16 to 20 3-inch pieces.  1. Line…
October 26, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Burlap and Boos

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This rustic Halloween-themed dessert table was styled by Dawn from Kitchen Travels for the Fall Carnival at her children’s school. She created everything from the desserts on the table to the printables. Sweet treats on the dessert table included vanilla & mango verrines, cookie pops, caramel apples, sparkling mango juice, bat cookie pops and a vanilla chocolate layer cake with cinnamon-almond latte frosting. We love the rustic take on the spooky day.  Great job.  Scroll…
October 26, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Witches Ball

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Witch’s Ball party was sent to us by Majell from Majell del Castillo Events and put together with 3 of her colleagues. Purple replaced the standard orange in the color scheme and we love it.  A libation station had glass tubes filled with candied frog hearts, gummy worms, red candy corn Dracula’s teeth, and Tic Tac warts. Sweet and spooky treats on the dessert table included cupcakes with witch’s feet toppers, eyeball cake balls,…
October 23, 2012

“Round” Of Golf Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We’re seeing lots of people incorporating geometric shapes into their dessert tables and parties. Suzanna at Mon Tresor combined color and shapes to create a hole in one for this golf party! The mint, yellow and black palette is gender neutral and we love it!  I spoke a lot on the book tour about not only using color to inspire a table, but using shapes as well. You can see that the round shape was…
October 22, 2012

Pretty Ballerina Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pretty pink and gold party was styled by Zehra from Boutique Event Styling for her daughter’s 4th birthday party.  All of her little ballerina friends were in attendance and had tutus waiting for them upon arrival.  Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, cake pops, macarons, push pops, a gold wrapped present cake and a glittery ballerina shoe cake. Scroll down to see the really pretty pictures. Scroll down for the vendor credits.…
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…
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 17, 2012

Garden Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This bright and cheerful garden party was styled by Dona Aranha in Brazil for a little girl’s first birthday party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included traditional Brazilian brigadeiros, sugar cookies, cookies, brownies and gummy worms. Check out all of the creative garden party ideas below. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Juliana Gueiros.   VENDOR CREDITS: Decor, styling and paper: Dona Aranha Brownies: Parapluie Patisserie Cake and Brigadeiros: Jow Bossan    …
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 12, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Witches Brew

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are sending you off this weekend with a little Halloween inspiration from Cris at Crissy’s Crafts. Crissy used store bought goodies and gave them a wicked makeover for this small party for her kids. The little witches snacked on witch brew-shaped sandwiches and cheese stick pretzel broomsticks. How great are those olives coming out of the brew? Sweet treats on the dessert table included cotton candy brew, cauldron cake pops, Hershey Kiss witch hats,…
October 12, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Spooky Carnival

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Halloween dessert table was styled by Sara from Confetti Sunshine for her daughter’s pre-school Halloween Carnival. Her daughter loves black crows so Sara made sure that there were some on the table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, brownies, popcorn, cotton candy in ice cream cups, and doughnuts. We love this take on Halloween. Scroll down for the vendor credits. VENDOR CREDITS: Black crows, spiderweb, black netting: Dollar Store Skeleton head: Michaels…
October 10, 2012

Roar Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party from Catherine at Sweet Empire was styled for a little boy’s birthday.  The theme of the party was “Roar Harry Is Four” and in attendance was 25 little adventurers. Catherine styled 2 buffet tables for this event, one for the little guests and a cheese, wine & dessert table for the Big Dinosaurs. Sweet treats included panna cotta in apothecary jars, tiramisu, goat cheese & coconut cheesecakes, and chocolate mascarpone mousse. We love…
October 09, 2012

Special Delivery Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Last week, we showed you this beautiful Cinderella party that featured amazing plate and silverware cookies from Baked Perfection. Today, Tiffany from Baked Perfection is the star of the ball.  She sent us this dessert table that she styled to celebrate the arrival of her newest nephew. This party reminds us of this party that we featured last year and included many similar elements, but we’re loving it in the blue palette as well.  Tiffany…
October 04, 2012

Cinderella Guest Dessert Feature – BeFOUR the Ball

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We received this Cinderella inspired birthday party from Karen Ayars and there are so many stunning photos that we’re dividing it into three posts today {BeFOUR the ball….The Princesses…and the Sweets}.  Karen styled this party for her daughter who just turned four. She wanted to create a true fairy tale and bring in all of the elements from the wicked stepsisters to the handsome prince. The cloth-like rag invitation with a mop and bucket set…
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

Little Rock Star Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This “Rockstar” party was hosted by Kathryn from Team Whitaker. Her son was born prematurely and Kathryn threw this party for his 3rd birthday and invited 20 of his friends from the NICU. The color palette was aqua, lime green, orange and black. Kathryn hired a local Austin musician to play music for the kids and at the end of the concert, the kids had a chance to bang on his drum. Sweet treats on…
October 02, 2012

Great Finds: Mini Brownies NYC

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
They say that good things come in small packages and MINI Brownies has proven this sentiment to be true. It was like the holidays in September when these chocolate fudgy goodies from pastry chef Moises Alvarez arrived at our doorstep last week. Flavors include the plain {a chocolate lover’s dream}, the espresso {chocolate ganache with a shot of coffee}, the peanut butter {creamy, dreamy chocolate and peanut butter with salted peanuts}, and the nut {chocolate,…
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…
October 01, 2012

Pocket Full of Sunshine Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
There is nothing like a pocket full of sunshine to kick off the week, right?  Vivian from Envy Anvi in Australia styled this party for her daughter’s first birthday. Vivian and her husband call their daughter little sunshine so it was a perfect theme. Sweet treats on the dessert table from Beyond Dessert included cookies, mini cupcakes, cake pops, and black sesame milk pudding with fresh mango. We hope this party put a smile on…
October 01, 2012

Little Pumpkin Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This harvest pumpkin party is really getting us into the Autumn mood. Danni at Cutie Putti Paperie filled a dessert table with pumpkin-inspired treats and decorations that lend to the rustic charm of this season. Sweet treats included pumpkin shaped carrot cakes filled with homemade buttercream frosting, pumpkin s’mores, pumpkin shaped cake pops, spiced pumpkin cakes, cupcakes, mini pumpkin pies, pumpkin spice macarons and sugar cookies. We love all of the crates and how she…