Tanya from Save the Date for Cupcakes sent over this DARLING Sugar Plum Fairy Nutcracker dessert table that she styled for a Holiday Fair held at a prestigious dance studio. From gorgeous sugar plum fairy sugar cookies and pink glitter-nosed reindeer toppers to white chocolate ballet shoes displayed in shimmery “wands”, there are so many […]

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In continuation of Monday’s California Christmas Part 1 {covering the tablescape & paper details} – I’m excited to share Part 2 of this wonderfully creative holiday party with you… so get ready to check out some truly fabulous holiday desserts, party decor, and party favor/activities! I mean – seriously – how often do you get […]

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I’ve been wanting to try my hand at cake pops ever since first stumbling upon Bakerella back in February of 2008, but it just never happened. To be honest, I think I was a little scared of how mine would actually turn out. Well, cross this one off the bucket list because it’s finally done! […]

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Glory of Glorious Treats sent in these beautiful shots of the creative “Vintage Pastel Christmas Dessert Table“ that she put together for a holiday party this year. Inspired by the lovely vintage pink pottery that’s incorporated into the design, the  table features a vintage-pastel palette of pink & blue, plus sparkly holiday accents, colorful floral […]

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In continuation of yesterday’s feature on the Gorgeous Persimmon & Plum Theme by Vanessa from Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations, here’s part 2, which features lovely ideas for a color-coordinating Candy Bar and Fruit & Nut Bar! In addition to the super-stylish flower-shaped candy labels, I’m loving all the milk glass vessels and unique decorative […]

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Talk about getting in the holiday spirit! Does this happy holiday soirée look like fun or what?! Bird from Bird Crafts is the creative genius behind this sweet red, white, and gingerbread spread – which she designed to coordinate with her printable Christmas Candyland Party Collection. In addition to adorable edible treats like mini candy […]

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Excited to share another wonderfully creative holiday party with you today! This fun & festive “GLAM SNOWGIRLS” theme is a collaboration between Tanya of Save the Date for Cupcakes and Kim of The TomKat Studio… gotta love it when talent teams up! Some of the MANY sweet & whimsical details featured in this theme include: […]

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Get ready to be inspired… because I have an AMAZING holiday party to share with you today from the ultra-talented Kate of Kate Landers Events! This gorgeous Nutcracker Suite Ballet Party is literally a sweet holiday dream brought to life. There are so many clever, creative details to admire – from the sparkly fondant lollipops […]

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Here’s a fun, easy idea for turning brownies into cute little “winter-y” desserts! These would look fabulous on the dessert table at a holiday party or winter bridal/baby shower… You can use your own favorite brownie recipe – OR just use store-bought brownie bites like I did here to keep things super quick & easy. […]

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I wanted to try a new dessert for Thanksgiving this year, so when a recipe with the words “pumpkin“, “chocolate“, AND “cheesecake” in the title graced my inbox, it sounded impossible to resist! Well, I’m happy to report that the finished product is impossible to resist too… a rich & creamy pumpkin top layer with […]

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Is this dessert table GORGEOUS or what?! Melody from Sweet and Saucy Shop created this amazing spread for Miley Cyrus’ 18th birthday party this past weekend. In addition to the stunning birthday cake – which included shimmery, whimsical details like hand-carved dream catchers, sugar feathers, and sugar turquoise beads – the table featured over 500 […]

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Good news! Pastry extraordinaire Melody Brandon from the popular dessert studio Sweet and Saucy Shop just opened up a brand new online store that features many of the same stylish pieces that she uses to display her own desserts! You’ll find gorgeous cake stands, bowls & platters, display domes, and decorative cupcake liners at the […]

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Annie from popular foodie blog Annie’s Eats just sent over these adorable Spiced Brown Sugar Cut-Out Cookies that were inspired by the Grateful Mod printables – how cute & yummy-looking are these?! The piping work is amazing… wish I had that steady of a hand! She also posted a step-by-step tutorial of the recipe on […]

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Wanted to share some quick & easy Thanksgiving favor/hostess gift ideas I recently created using the Grateful Mod Party Printables, which you can download for free here! All you need for the packaging is: 1. small kraft boxes OR cellophane bags 2. pretty ribbon OR raffia 3. one of following printables: drink/food flags (skinny designs […]

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When it comes winter holidays, there’s just something about rich, yummy chocolate that makes a celebration feel extra-festive! Hot chocolate, peppermint bark (a personal fav!), chocolate candy cane cocktails, elegant chocolate fountains, peppermint ice cream cakes with chocolate cookie crust… the list goes on! An entire Chocolate & Peppermint-inspired theme is actually a great way […]

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This fabulous Pumpkin Celebration by Katie of Katie Grace Designs was also created for The City Cradle’s fall celebration challenge… how fun & CREATIVE is this?!! Katie did such a great job and there is SO much great DIY inspiration to be found here. Added bonus: she’s posted step by step tutorials for the yummy […]

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This cake stand makes me happy just looking at it – how about you?! It’s from a wonderfully creative & unique wedding that was featured in the Summer 2010 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings, and it’s on my mind right now for 2 reasons: 1. I think this would be a fantastic display in holiday […]

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This week’s Surprise Giveaway is for my fellow choc-a-holics! It comes from the folks at Funley’s Delicious, who are offering up a 6-box-pack ($50 retail value) of their gourmet, all-natural STIX IN THE MUD® cookie clusters… dubbed “the Premium Crunchy-Salty-Sweet-Chocolate-Treat”. Stix in the Mud comes in 3 delicious flavors: Original, Peanut Butter, and Caramel. (Added […]

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Stefanie from Anna and Blue Paperie sent in this festive Halloween dessert table that features lots of fun, affordable DIY projects – like chocolate-dipped marshmallow pops with colorful Halloween sprinkles, glitter pumpkins, and popcorn-filled paper cones displayed “bed” of candy corn! All of these themed paper details are also available in Stephanie’s etsy shop. (Don’t […]

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A-MAZING! That’s pretty much the best way to describe this fabulous Victorian Halloween Dessert Table created by the sugar-style gurus at Sweets Indeed. In addition to the cool black lace backdrop, the individual crème brûlées served in chocolate cups, and the ridiculously gorgeous cake, one of my favorite things about this table is how stylish […]

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