birthday candy dessert buffet

I’m excited to share some inspiring party pics with you today… Clau! created this wonderfully colorful candy/dessert buffet for her nephew’s M&M-themed birthday. Everything is bright & cheerful, just like a birthday should be!

One of the first things to catch my eye was this awesome Kit Kat / M&M birthday cake, which she found the tutorial for here. This one is definitely getting starred as a “must-try” in the kids party ideas archive!

birthday candy dessert buffet

Another eye-catcher… the florescent orange & yellow Oreos. (To make your own, melt colored chocolate chips or Candy Melts, or tint white chocolate chips with food coloring).

birthday candy dessert buffet

I also loved the yellow ribbon used to accent the candy scoops, tongs, and glass containers. The use of just one color of ribbon on everything helped give all the different types of candies a cohesive look.

birthday candy dessert buffet

birthday candy dessert buffet

The table sign, treat bag stickers, and food tags were inspired by the Dylan’s Candy Bar logo and m&m’s theme.

birthday candy dessert buffet


Thanks again for all the great eye-candy, Clau!

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Gerri Ward SAYS:

Solely a FABULOUSLY YUMMY post !

October 19, 2009 at 4:01 pm

Morgan SAYS:

Love it! LOVE the colors!

October 19, 2009 at 5:46 pm

Sugar &Spice Event Design SAYS:

How colorful! Usually candy buffets are done in 2 -3 simple colors. I love the whimsical elements of this candy bar! How cool!

October 19, 2009 at 5:52 pm

nayyiara SAYS:


October 19, 2009 at 6:27 pm

April SAYS:

LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!

October 19, 2009 at 6:39 pm


Candy Buffet’s are awesome and this one looks amazing. So simple but all the colours are so effective!!

*drools* Love it!!

October 19, 2009 at 7:08 pm

ibis paredes SAYS:

Nice, I’m planning a Girl Baby Shower on January… any suggestions?

October 19, 2009 at 8:54 pm

April SAYS:

There is a great posting here for “Berry Sweet”. That is a great starting point….

October 20, 2009 at 5:43 am

jenn s. SAYS:

Ibis –
Here’s a link to a bunch of other baby shower idea posts:

and to several theme ideas in our “Party Themes” section as well:

The “Berry Sweet” inspiration board (Thanks, April!) can be found here:

(and I’ll be posting photos & tips from the actual event after it takes place in November).

Hope that helps!
Jenn :)

October 20, 2009 at 6:28 am

Gabbi SAYS:

Pretty and delicious, Clau is a genius party planner! :^)

October 20, 2009 at 4:31 pm

Down Pillow SAYS:

So many yummy treats :) I love those margarita glasses with the ribbon detail.

October 20, 2009 at 9:12 pm

[email protected] At Home SAYS:

Love the colors and the ‘Candy Cake’!

October 22, 2009 at 8:51 am

Keisha - Cupcake Wishes & Birthday Dreams SAYS:

I love the birthday candy cake!!!!

October 24, 2009 at 6:20 pm

Carolyn SAYS:

What a great idea, only thing I wonder about is the sugar ruch!

October 27, 2009 at 7:40 am


I absolutely LOVE the oreos !!!

October 27, 2009 at 1:39 pm

Neelam SAYS:

Awesome ideas!

October 29, 2009 at 6:05 am

Destini SAYS:

This is just awesome!! I can’t wait to have a candy buffet at my next event.

November 10, 2009 at 5:52 am

Lisa SAYS:

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!! Can you tell me where to get the candy jar tags?

January 7, 2011 at 8:41 pm

Levi Kercheval SAYS:

amazing, this is such a great website!!!!!

July 3, 2011 at 7:19 pm
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