Archive for Tag: Dessert Tables

October 08, 2012

Engagement Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We are sticking with the outdoor theme today and wanted to show you this beautiful table that was styled by Andressa of Twinkle Twinkle Little Party to showcase her new bridal collection. We love the lime and orange color palette. Sweet treats on the dessert table included sugar cookies, cupcakes, macarons, rose cake pops, panna cotta and brigadeiros. Andressa created a drink station separate from the sweets which is a great idea when you are…
October 08, 2012

Fall Baby Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This fall inspired dessert table for a baby shower was styled by Miranda from Whimsical Printables. Miranda created the burlap and lace bunting for a focal point above the table. She also hung tea-lit filled mason jars with twine from the trees. Sweet treats on the desert table included cake pops, chocolate covered Oreos, sugar cookies and brigadeiros. Her client did not want a big cake so Miranda chose a bundt cake which worked with…
October 06, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: Spooky Halloween

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We have another spooky Halloween inspired dessert table to share with you. This dessert table was created by Amy at Sugar Chic Design. When designing this table, Amy used a black tree as the centerpiece. Lime green gave the table a pop of color. Sweet treats on the dessert table included skeleton cupcakes and an array of candy. Instead of putting the drinks directly on the table, Amy gave Orange soda some height by displaying…
October 05, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: No Tricks, Just Treats

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We’re back for another Halloweekend Friday. Norene from Party Pinching sent us this kid-friendly Halloween party she styled with lots of DIY and budget friendly party ideas. For the vertical element, mini meringue cookies ghosts (with edible marker faces) filled spray painted branches. Some time saving desserts she created were gumball pumpkin toppers {instead of fondant}, store bought donuts turned scary spiders, Moon Pies with fondant black cats, chocolate graham marshmallows skeletons, rice krispie treat…
October 04, 2012

Cinderella Guest Dessert Feature – Princesses

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are back with part III of the Cinderella inspired party that we’re featuring from Karen Ayars. If you missed Parts I and II, look here and here.  You won’t regret it!  After the little girls did all of their baking and sewing chores, they went to the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, where they put on their finest blues to go to the ball. You can see a little re-cap of them getting their makeup done…
October 04, 2012

Cinderella Guest Dessert Table – Fairytale Sweets

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Part II of our Cinderella inspired featured submission from Karen Ayars is showcasing the fairytale sweets that were created. If you missed Part I, you should definitely jump here to see the beginning of this fairy tale!  Sweet treats those AMAZING plate and cutlery cookies.  Seriously, have you ever seen anything like that?!?!  There were “dirty clothes” cookies that were inside the hamper when the little girls had to do their “laundry”,  soap and brush…
October 03, 2012

Growing UP Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
In May, we featured this party that was inspired by the movie UP. We are back today with another UP inspired party that had so many creative elements. This party was created for a little boy’s birthday party by Julia from Festa com Gosto in Brazil. Julia recently started a small styling business and this was her first event. We LOVE the balloon backdrop. So creative. Sweet treats on the dessert table included rainbow cupcakes,…
September 26, 2012

Sweet Origins: Bundt, I Love You!

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Sweet Origins
1) Zebra Bundt Cake 2) Root Beer Chocolate Bundt Cake 3) Banana Bundt Cake 4) Pear, Hazelnut and Brown Butter Mini Bundt Cakes 5) Mini Meyer Lemon Bundt Cake Whether in its original size, a mini version, or painted with chocolate stripes like the Zebra cake above, the cake with folds on the side and a volcano-like hole in the middle known as the Bundt cake is making a BIG comeback! The Bundt cake was…
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 21, 2012

Halloweekend Countdown: True Blood Dessert Table

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
There is a chill in the air in NYC and that means that Halloween is right around the corner. It is one of our favorite holidays and we get very excited when we start getting all the fantastic Halloween inspired dessert tables popping up in our inbox. Remember our Halloweekend countdown from last year?  Today we’re kicking off another Halloweekend series with this very creative True Blood inspired dessert table by Dina from Deliciously Darling…
September 19, 2012

Elegant Black and White Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We love how simple and elegant this next guest party is. This black and white beauty was designed for a wedding by Elianne from Elivents in The Netherlands. We love the beautiful lace cake. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included vanilla cakepops, apple cinnamon cupcakes and raspberry and champagne filled chocolates. Beautiful. Scroll down for the vendor credits. VENDOR CREDITS: Cakepops: I Luv Cakepops Cake and cupcakes: Torta Deliziosa Chocolates: Cacao  …
September 17, 2012

Behind The Book Tour: Great Finds

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
One of the great pleasures of the book tour was meeting so many fabulous and talented people on the road.  Some supporters brought great treats and products and we had a chance to sample many of them. We’re sharing a snapshot of some of the terrific finds we found on the road.  We’ve shared a few already like this one, but above are some more. Clockwise from top: Adorable fruit cake pops from Sweet Lauren…
September 13, 2012

Under The Blue Sea Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We always talk about finding inspiration from difference places. Natasha from Nevie-Pie Cake styled this party for her daughter’s 6th birthday and found her inspiration from a panel of Ralph Lauren fabric. She incorporated the blue and white color scheme and line drawing to the cake elements. How fun are those sugar “oyster” cookies? Other sweet treats on the dessert table included vanilla cotton candy, cupcakes with line drawing fondant toppers, meringue, gingerbread dipped pearl…
September 13, 2012

Behind the Scenes: iCream Cafe Chicago

By: Amy Atlas, in Behind The Scenes
While we were in Chicago for the book tour, we decided to do a little “research” and made our way to iCream in the Wicker Park section of the city. What started as a business idea for owner Cara Shaw’s MBA presentation was taken to a new level after seeing an Alton Brown liquid nitrogen special on ice cream on The Food Network. iCream uses liquid nitrogen to whip up ice cream in just a…
September 13, 2012

Pink & Green Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Pink & Green party was sent to us by Katie and Alice from KaLice Events who styled it for a little girl’s first birthday party. Their client wanted a hot pink and green color palette and wanted butterflies to be incorporated into the theme. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a three tiered cake, poppyseed cupcakes, marshmallow pops, kettle corn, chocolate covered pretzels, rock candy, meringue cookies, and ice-cream cookies. Very feminine and…
September 12, 2012

Down On The Farm Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This farmyard dessert table was styled by Flavia from Sugarplum Sweets for her nephew’s birthday. Instead of using a traditional table, Flavia used bales of hay for the dessert table. Sweet treats included corn on the cob cupcakes, apple pies, Oreo pops, farmyard sugar cookies, fresh fruit and vegetables. Guests left with Old McDonald lunchboxes and heaps of farm toys. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Tracie-Lea Photography. VENDOR CREDITS: Styling & Desserts: …
September 12, 2012

Macaron Tower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Tanya and Lara of Mudgee Made in Australia created this sweets table to celebrate the opening of a hair salon. We love that people are creating dessert tables for events like this. A macaron tower with macarons on their side {love that!} was ten tiers high with over 200 macarons. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, apricot, meringue, cake pops, and chocolate cake. Small thank you boxes containing macarons were handed out…
September 11, 2012

Magical Mermaid Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Summer is almost over in the US and this mermaid party that Renee of Lola & Co. styled for her niece’s birthday has us still thinking of the beach. A dessert table included sweet treats like pearl cake pops, sea creature jelly cups, a wavy ruffled cake, blue and green macarons, and ocean shell cookies. We love the fish scale pattern on the backdrop and the tulle wrapped around the table to mimic water. A…
September 11, 2012

Batgirl Princess Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Dani and Carolina from Festa das Comadres in Brazil sent us this party that they styled for a little girl’s 4th birthday party. The little girl chose a “Batgirl Princess” theme combining her two favorite characters and we love how Dani and Carolina interpreted her vision. The venue was a small, lovely museum in Rio de Janeiro. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, cookie sandwiches, brownie pops, macaron pops, chocolate eclairs, and plenty…
September 10, 2012

Great Finds: Ice Ice Baby

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
1) Pop Sorbetto Split 2) Limeade Popsicles 3) Watermelon Jalapeno Ice Pops 4) Snow Cone Garland 5) Italian Ice  6) Zoku Pops Okay, we’ll spare you from listening to our rendition of Vanilla Ice’s Ice Ice Baby, but that won’t stop us from sharing our favorite ice pop and granita photos/recipes from around the web with you.  Can you tell we’re in denial that summer is ending?  We’d like to try the honey lavender granita…