Archive for Tag: Vintage

November 08, 2011

Last Train to Aidansville Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
All aboard the Aidan Express.  This featured submission came to us from Belinda from Styled By Belle, who created this party for her son’s 3rd birthday. Her son loves Thomas the Tank, so she knew she wanted to subtly incorporate the theme into the party without making it too commercial. To start, guests were greeted by the “Sir Topham Hatt”. Cargo crates were used as vessels and the confections were transported in a train built…
November 04, 2011

Vintage Crafting Guest Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This vintage crafting party was sent to by Jessie of Shop Sweet Lulu. We love how warm and cozy it was. This birthday celebration with close friends included crafting a garland made from pieces of fabric from her friend’s new book, Dottie Angel. Guests were served wine, mulled spice cider and tea served in vintage carafes. Sweet treats included homemade pumpkin cream cheese whoopie pies, caramel apples, cinnamon apple cake, chocolate dipped macaroons and gluten…
November 02, 2011

Vintage Car Racing Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party was on full throttle. We received this Vintage Racing guest dessert feature from Kate of Kiss Me Kate in Australia. She styled this party for a 6 year old who loves race cars. Her inspiration was taken from the Grand Prix and with printables from Anders Ruff, she captured the excitement and thrills of being behind a fast car. The contrast of the pops of color against the white backdrop definitely make…
October 24, 2011

Cookies & Milk Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
How great is this cookie bar sent to us by Jennifer from Sweeten Your Day Events? She created this party for her daughter’s second birthday and held it at a local farm. Jennifer made most of the desserts herself. Crates purchased at Michaels were the perfect props to display the cookie buffet. We think the Cookie Crisp covered letter A was a fantastic touch.  For favors, Jennifer created a “make your own cookie mix” table.…
October 19, 2011

Yellow & Grey Bridal Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This bridal shower came to us from Linley at Lux Events & Designs. The yellow and grey color palette and use of doilies was trendy this past year and looks pretty in this party.  Linley used mason jars and vintage picture frames to give the party a vintage feel. Guests sipped on mimosas and dined on fresh baked quiche, strawberry salad and fresh fruit. Sweet treats included espresso cupcakes, pie on a stick and red…
September 29, 2011

Vintage Firehouse Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We love this submission.  Jenny from Jenny Cookies created this party for a little boy named Bennett.  Jenny was lucky enough to get permission to hold this party at her local fire station. It is amazing when you find a spot that has the perfect backdrop and nothing additional is necessary. Jenny chose to house her table in front of a wall of hoses and we think it could not be more perfect. The yellow…
September 22, 2011

Cowgirl Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Kids
How cute is this vintage cowgirl guest dessert feature?  This party was created by Melissa of The Larson Lingo for her daughter Claire’s birthday. Melissa brought in bales of hay to turn her own backyard into a western wonderland. We love all of the western cowgirl phrases like “Get Your Grub On” and “Get Your Mug Taken” on the signage. We also love the hanging cowboy hats, burlap sacks, and candy-filled wood berry baskets. The…
September 19, 2011

Tea Party for Ava Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Warning….this post may start the waterworks.  Natalie from Half Dozen Designs sent us these photos of a table she created in memory of a little girl named Ava. Natalie somehow stumbled upon the website Ava’s Tea Party and felt compelled to do something. Ava was a little 3 year old princess who tragically died way too soon.  You can read her story here...but again…warning…get the tissues.  Ava and her mother always talked about having…
September 08, 2011

Vintage Sewing Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This sweet vintage sewing party was created by Jeannie from The Pastry Tip. Jeannie created this party for her sister Susan’s birthday.  While at Goodwill, Jeannie found a great vintage sewing machine. She realized it was the same sewing machine that her grandmother used.  Since Susan loves to sew and crochet, Jeannie knew she had to incorporate the sewing machine into the sweets display.  We love the spool cookies and the detail on the…
August 24, 2011

Hot Air Balloon Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Thetis from Little Sooti Events in Melbourne created a Vintage Hot Air Balloon party for Zoe’s 3rd birthday.  We love how light and dreamy this table feels, almost like its floating on air!  White felt clouds float effortlessly above the dessert table, which is highlighted in soft pastel colors.  A trio of milk glass cake stands are positioned in the middle, featuring a fondant cake decorated with a hot air balloon basket and fluffy clouds.…
August 16, 2011

Hot Air Balloon Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Remember that vintage milk & cookies table we went nuts over?  Kate and Yolanda, the ladies from Kiss Me Kate, went above and beyond with a third party:  a vintage hot air balloon party. This theme is perfect for a girl or boys party.  Once again, we are wowed by their attention to detail. The sky blue panel painted with wispy white clouds is a beautiful backdrop for this table. Balloons wrapped in netting and…
August 15, 2011

Vintage Barn Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Last week, we featured this adorable barn feature.  Today, we’re back with a feature from Jenny Keller of Jenny Cookies. We have featured Jenny’s tables here and here.  Jenny created this party for her son Hudson’s 3rd birthday.  From the use of hay barrels as vessels for the cake pops to the cupcakes in the egg crates, the props on this table were perfect for a barn party. Invitations were sent out in burlap bags…
August 09, 2011

Nostalgic Floral Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This sweet turquoise and pink dessert table was sent to us by Natty Adlington from Half Dozen Designs in the UK.  Natty is the proud mom of six (yes…a half dozen) kids.  She created this table for her 31st birthday party. Starting with some leftover Cath Kidston wallpaper, Natty creatively made those cute flowers.  She then became inspired by the colors in the wallpaper and created the rest of the table around that color palette.…
July 22, 2011

Vintage Sewing Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We could hardly contain our excitement when this feature came into our inbox. Christine of Pure Joy Events created this party for her daughter Caitlyn’s 7th birthday. Caitlyn became interested in sewing after receiving a sewing kit for Christmas.  Fabric is always a huge inspiration to me when we’re doing parties, and Christine also was inspired by fabric with Heather Bailey’s Nicey Jane pattern. Christine transformed her child’s playroom into a sewing room.  Some amazing…
July 12, 2011

Sweet Vintage Wedding

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We have been waiting for another submission from Kristine Shin from Kristine Shin Designs for a while.  You may remember we featured a Veggie & Fruit Table that she helped style back in November.  I have to say…it was worth the wait. Kristine styled this backyard wedding reception. Tara Wang from Events Plus was the Event Coordinator and the two together created something I am sure their client will always remember. The party had a…
June 24, 2011

Tied Up Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Last week, we featured some tie cookies from Bees Knees Creative for our Father’s Day Roundup.  Today we are featuring the party that those adorable tie cookies came from.  Kara from Kara’s Party Ideas sent us these pictures of the table she created for her son’s baby blessing.  Kara had this party at her home which can be a challenge.  She used a vintage refurbished dresser for the sweets table and a hutch for the…
June 15, 2011

Beautiful Rustic Pink Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Today’s featured submission was sent to us by Linda of Call Me Cupcake from Sweden.  I think you all know by now that we get a lot of the “dessert table in a field idea submissions” and I’m not the biggest fan usually.  However, when I see something that is beautifully styled, I have to feature it. Not only did Linda bake all the pretty desserts, but she also styled and photographed the shoot…
June 09, 2011

Vintage Nautical Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Howdy. I am loving all things Texas today.  I am in Dallas today having a great time with the Michael’s gang. This beautiful dessert table was sent to us by Houston photographer Lucie Easterwood and I could not wait to share it with y’all. Lucie created this table for her son’s first birthday.  His room has a nautical theme so it was a no brainer for her when trying to figure out a theme…
June 01, 2011

Vintage Milk & Cookies Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
The AAE team is in love with this vintage milk & cookies table from Kate Brown and Yolanda Cerra of Kiss Me Kate in Melbourne. Kate and Yolanda recently teamed up and will have a website up soon, and we’ll be sure to showcase more of their beautiful work.  They created this table for a kid’s birthday party and they knocked it out of the park.  There are so many unique touches that it can…
May 26, 2011

Tea Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We’re a little behind this week with posts because of our book project.  We’ll be back to update you on what has been going on behind the scenes, but in the meantime enjoy this beautiful guest feature from Janelle and Samone from Cake Ink.   This party was held on a lovely homestead called Eynesbury Estate, which is just outside Melbourne.  Janelle and Samone created this vintage tea party in honor of Mother’s day, but the…