In continuing with Part 1 of the A STAR IS BORN Baby Shower event for Operation Shower, here we go with Part 2 – starring the amazing VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD GLAM Sweets Station by Marie of Sweets Indeed! Shout-out also to Marie’s husband, Shannon of The Pixel Studio, who made the dessert labels AND took these […]

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What’s luckier than a leprechaun’s hat? A leprechaun hat made of chocolate and marshmallow with a great cookie crunch! Hi, it’s Carrie Sellman from Half Baked, the cake blog for sweet inspiration. I’m over the rainbow to be here today, sharing a quick and easy treat for St. Patrick’s Day! Delicious as they are cute, […]

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In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the release of the {very adorable looking} movie The Lorax coming out TODAY, check out this fun “The Lorax” Inspired Dessert Table from Lilly of I Heart Sugar Sugar! I love how she emulated the look of the book’s trufulla trees using tulle poms for the tops and […]

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{DIY Tutorial by HWTM Blog Contributor, Jessica Kirkland of Pen N’ Paperflowers} If you are looking for the BEST idea ever for a quick, charming cake…you are going to absolutely love me after I share this DIY with you.  For those of you who don’t like to bake…you are going to love me even more. […]

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If you love baking, cookbooks, or even just looking at gorgeous photography of petite pastries, then you will absolutely adore the ridiculously charming baking book, Miette! And if you are lucky enough to live in San Francisco, then you may have even had the privilege of walking through the doors of one of the four […]

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We’re absolutely smitten with this chic VINTAGE-GOTHIC Inspired Sweets Table by Natty of Half Dozen Design! And although it was originally styled for a wedding, this look would also translate beautifully to a chic, outside-the-box Bridal Shower or Valentine’s Day celebration, don’t you think? ;) From gorgeous dessert trays lined with lace & book pages to cookies […]

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Happy belated Valentine’s Day! I’ve been in LA the past couple days getting ready for TODAY’s big “A Star is Born” Operation Shower event, so Valentine’s Day somehow got away from me yesterday with all the last minute details for the event. I still wanted to share this adorable DIY feature from Abby of Style […]

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You are SO going to LOVE these DAZZLING chocolate morsels from Bedazzle My Bonbons! Don’t be fooled…these are not foil-wrapped chocolates. Oh no…these glittery confections are completely edible! Dreamed up by Sasha Vincent, the owner and creative force behind Bedazzle My Bonbons, you may have already noticed these adorable creations popping up all around the […]

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This “Sweet as a Peach” Dessert Table from Amanda De Santis is just the definition of lovely in so many ways… from the gorgeous floral patterned cake and darling petite desserts to the warm glow of candles and fairy lights! Another sweet thing about this table? Amanda created it as a special surprise thank you […]

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Today we’re getting ready for Cupid’s holiday with a luscious Valentine’s Day dessert that will melt your heart!  Carrie Sellman here from Half Baked – excited to share my very first post as a new guest contributor on Hostess Blog! Crème Brulee is one of those decadent desserts definitely worthy of a special occasion.  Most […]

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Getting excited for the Super Bowl this weekend? Me too… and there’s so much to look forward to between the Big Game itself, the (hopefully very funny) commercials, Madonna’s half time show, and of course the yummy FOOD & drinks! And speaking of game-day-appropriate-deliciousness, Esther of Batch from Scratch is here with a festive beer […]

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So………I’m LIKE, totally so excited to share this RAD dessert table with you! *wink* All pun aside though, this Saved by the Bell inspired Bayside High School “Detention Desserts” Table from Million Dollar $mile Celebrations really IS pretty dang awesome! Gotta love a clever & creative theme, and from Kelly “Kup”owski cupcakes to Screech on […]

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Winner Update 12/15/11: This giveaway is now closed. While we truly wish each and every one of you who entered could win, we just had to pick 3 winners, at random of course. And the lucky 3 are… Denby who said, “I would use them for my daughter’s goodie bags in pre-school (and maybe keep […]

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This chic & modern dessert table by Alexandra of Enchanted Events & Design is downright gorgeous! The pretty silver and mocha palette is so shimmery and inviting – not to mention versatile for all sorts of occasions… speaking of which (since it’s that time of year) – wouldn’t this be a great look for New Year’s […]

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This super festive and oh-so-CLEVER holiday dessert table was inspired by the popular kids Christmas carol “Here Comes Santa Claus“ and dreamed up by Jennifer from Parents Playground NWA, who wanted party guests to be able to “SING their way down the dessert table“. How FUN is that?! And from adorable “Children Singing” cake pops to […]

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I was flattered when Jenn asked me to share the Rustic Popcorn Bar I created for a Family Reunion party over the summer.  If you are looking for something super simple to throw together for your next event…look no further.  Order yourself some popcorn seasonings from Kernel Season’s and pre-order fresh, already-popped bags of popcorn […]

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There’s so much to LOVE about this rustic-meets-modern CARDINAL RED & BIRCH BARK holiday dessert table by talented duo Jason and Heather of Hello My Sweet! From the obvious elements like strategically-placed vibrant red cardinals and scrumptious-looking holiday treats – including a perfectly wintry, white Snowflake Cake and homemade “Hot Chocolate Sticks” – to more […]

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Although the holiday season is supposed to be a time of peace, we often find ourselves far from it with a multitude of things to cross off our shopping and to-do lists. I {Jessica from Pen N’ Paperflowers Studio & Design} set out to create a “peaceful” dessert table that would be reflective of my […]

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As much as I truly love the process of designing party printables, it’s sooooo much more gratifying to know they’re actually getting used & enjoyed!  That’s why I was super excited to see this Holiday Hot Chocolate & Cocoa Bar that’s embellished with some of our {free!} Merry, Mod & Bright printables! HWTM.com member Rebecca […]

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Here’s a super easy idea for creatively displaying mini desserts! This example is from the Peppermint Twist holiday theme we created for Starbucks and features their Petite Whoopie Pies (in Red Velvet and Chocolate Créme) – but you can really customize this idea to any miniature dessert, color palette, & occasion!

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