Archive for Tag: Parties for girls

June 20, 2013

Mermaids and Pirates Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
It can sometimes be a challenge when planning a joint birthday party for a boy and a girl. One of our readers, Courtney Portner, created this mermaid party for her twins and we think it is fantastic for a boy/girl party. Inspired by Sarah Jane’s Out to Sea fabric line, Courtney combined her daughter’s love of mermaids and her son’s love of pirates in an untraditional pink and navy palette. We adore the embroidery hoops…
June 19, 2013

Somewhere Over The Rainbow Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We’re in love with this party styled by Claire of Claire Murdoch Photography in Australia for her daughter’s birthday. Claire’s daughter loves The Wizard of Oz movie so Claire designed a party full of ruby slippers, rainbows and a yellow brick road. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a Dorothy and Toto cake, ruby slipper cookies, cupcakes, meringues, macarons, and cake pops. Kids also had Munchkin Juice in burlap and gingham wrapped bottles. The…
June 13, 2013

Wonder Woman Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Yolanda from Kiss Me Kate in Australia styled this Wonder Woman party for her daughter’s 4th birthday. We have featured lots of Superhero parties and we just love when they are for girls. Yolanda used bold colors and pop art buildings for a dramatic backdrop. How cute are the Wonder Woman cuff cupcake wrapper? Sweet treats on the dessert table included sugar cookies, cupcakes, cake pops, macarons and a fantastic cake that featured the Wonder…
June 12, 2013

Summer Circus Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Summer is getting into full swing in NYC and this Summer Circus Soiree is perfect for a sunny day. Mariana from Peace of Cake styled this party for a little boy’s first birthday party. Mariana took inspiration for the party from the little boy’s favorite toy which was a rattle shaped like an elephant on a ball. We love the color palette and how the desserts pop against the white display. Sweet treats included a…
June 06, 2013

Pirate Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pirate party was styled by Louisa from The Little Big Company in Australia for a little boy’s 5th birthday. We absolutely fell in love with that cake and pirate cookies created by Just Call Me Martha. We also love the crafty captain hooks made out of plastic cups and tin foil and the artwork on the signage. Louisa did a great job of taking the color palette and stripes on the wallpaper to accent…
May 21, 2013

Something About Strawberries Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Strawberries are in season right now and the farmers’ markets in NYC are chock full of them. This party, styled by Bird from Bird’s Party, is perfect for a spring fling or picnic party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included strawberry cake pops, cupcakes, macarons, meringues and a pretty pink cake topped with DIY fondant strawberries. Other great DIY elements included homemade jam party favors, crepe paper pomanders and ribbon cake bunting. A potting…
May 20, 2013

Pink and Green Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This sweet party was styled by one of our readers, Trisha, for her daughter’s birthday. Trisha was inspired by a 1950’s ice cream parlor and used pastel pink and green hues with strong black and white contrasts. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a pink ruffled cake,  ice cream cookies, meringues, doughnuts and candy. Pretty, right? We hope you all had a good weekend.  Did you do anything fun?  …
May 13, 2013

Ladybug Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Living in NYC does not allow for many ladybug sightings. We are getting our dose today though with this adorable party by Kelli from Parties by KLM for a little girl’s 2nd birthday. The birthday girl’s mother wanted the “Lovebug” ladybug theme because that is what they call their daughter. We adore all of the clever treats on the dessert table including the strawberry ladybugs, cake pop ladybugs, raspberry tarts, Oreo garden shooters. ladybug decorated…
May 09, 2013

Colorful Chevron Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pattern driven and colorful party was styled by Julie from Frame & Bow in Australia to celebrate the joint birthday of her son and daughter. Julie found most of her inspiration in the Aztec prints, chevron patterns and bright colors that she saw recently in fashion. How great is that cake and the patterned chocolate bar wrappers? Other sweet treats on the dessert table included chocolate truffles, cookies, cupcakes, and jelly in recycled baby…
April 22, 2013

Mermaid Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Zehra from Boutique Event Styling in Australia styled this pretty mint and peach sea party for her daughter’s birthday. This party is filled with creative details. We’re loving the aqua lucite chairs, hanging fishbowls and fishnets, and the ethereal feel of the party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a mermaid ruffled fondant cake with brown sugar sand, macarons shaped as oysters, starfish sugar cookies, jelly pot jars, seashell cupcakes and cakepops. Guests took…
April 15, 2013

Go Dog Go Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This puppy party was styled by one of our readers, Sara, for her daughter’s first birthday. She based the theme on her daughter’s favorite things, her two dogs. Sweet treats on the dessert table included chocolate pupcakes, sugar cookies, Snicker poodles, dog bone rice krispie treats and Scottie Shortbread cookies. How great are those fondant cupcake toppers? Guests were given the Dr. Seuss book Go Dog Go as they left. So cute. Scroll down for…
April 12, 2013

Woodland Fairy Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Sharnel from Sharnel Dollar Designs in Australia sent us this pretty party that she styled for a little girl’s 4th birthday. The dessert table was set on a round table covered with faux grass and a backdrop that was created by Design with Style . Sweet treats on the dessert table included mushroom meringues, caramel tarts, strawberry mousse, bird sugar cookies and cupcakes. Party guests sat on mushroom stools while they nibbled on the delicious…
April 11, 2013

Fiesta Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This colorful fiesta was styled by Sura from Red Plum Linen in Australia for her daughter’s 14th birthday party. This would be great for a colorful Cinco de Mayo party! Sweet treats on the dessert table included that fun candy cake, layered jelly, cupcakes, marshmallows and meringues. The simplicity of the backdrop is perfect for this table. Bella! Scroll down for the vendor credits. VENDOR CREDITS: Tablecloth and styling: Red Plum Linen  Invite:  bonjour berry …
April 08, 2013

Lavender and Yellow Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
It is a beautiful spring day in NYC today so we’re sharing pretty spring colors on the blog with this lavender and yellow party from Susana of Citrus and Orange. Susana created this party for her daughter’s birthday. The party was intimate and looked precious. We love the scalloped bottom tier on the cake. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included macarons, star sugar cookies, personalized chocolate bars and Jordan almonds. Scroll down for…
April 04, 2013

Sweet Shoppe Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This sweet shoppe party was styled by Jill from Celebrations by Jill for her son and daughter’s birthdays. She designed a gender neutral party since it was a joint birthday party. We love the gumball machine topper and the adorable cake toppers from Edible Details. Sweet treats on the dessert table included fruit roll up kebobs, cupcakes, cotton candy, popcorn and an array of colorful candy. Great job. Scroll down for the vendor credits. VENDOR…
April 02, 2013

Spring Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
It is finally starting to feel like spring in NYC. These spring treats from Francisca of Portugal would be perfect for her spring fete. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a ruffled buttercream cake, decorated macarons, bird and birdcage cookies, floral cupcakes and petits fours.  …
April 01, 2013

Frenchie Fete Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Hello everyone!  I’m just back from Israel and still have the travel bug in me. Since I’m thinking about travel, I thought it would be fun to show this Parisian fete that Sarah from Lil’ Hoot sent to us. She styled this party for her twin daughters. The girls wanted to go to Paris and since they couldn’t make that happen, Sarah brought Paris to them!  The girls love the Eiffel tower and they have…
March 29, 2013

Supergirl Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Mardi Gras meets Superhero for this party styled by Emily at Magnolia Creative Company for her daughter’s birthday. Emily’s home is on the Mardi Gras route and she always has her daughter’s party before the Krewe of Gemini parade so guests can watch the parade. Guests arrived in costume with their wagons/floats. We love the custom made metropolitan skyline boxes filled with candy. Emily also made vehicle candy box favors which were “driving” on Candy…
March 21, 2013

Up Up & Away Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
There are some really cute ideas in this party that we wanted to share with you. This Up, Up & Away party was styled by Tara from One Stylish Party for her son’s first birthday. We met Tara and this cutie pie while in King of Prussia on the Sweet Designs book tour. We love how Tara used the fringe trend to accent DIY vessels, favor boxes, and a big cardboard E and 1 for…
March 20, 2013

Candy Land Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
How many of you had the game Candy Land growing up? I remember moving my brightly colored man up the gumdrop mountain and through the lollipop woods. The concept behind this Candy Land dessert table by Shaye from Couture Celebrations OKC is fantastic. Sweet treats on the dessert table included an Ice Palace white chocolate covered apples (so fun!), Gummy hills, a Candy Land cake, oversized chocolate kisses, a gingerbread house, ice cream slope cake…