Ice Cream Socials are always a fabulous party theme for summer… ESPECIALLY when they look as adorable as this particular ice cream social block party by Melissa from Buckets of Grace! The retro-modern vibe of this party makes it fun for all ages, and the red white and blue palette also makes it fabulous inspiration […]

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Are these Stars & Stripes Cheesecake Shots DARLING or what?! The super-talented Carrie of Half Baked was kind enough to share the full recipe and instructions with us today…just in time for 4th of July! You could easily tailor these pretty little treats to other occasions though too… from bridal showers to birthday parties to […]

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So excited to shared today’s Surprise Giveaway with you… based on being able to share these delicious, mouth-watering dessert photos alone! This giveaway comes from the adorable Manhattan Beach based bakery: Cupcakes Couture, (whose work you might already have seen in your favorite bridal magazine/blog or on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars!). Founded by Jenine Cravatt […]

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Callye from The Sweet Adventures of SugarBelle is here today with the most darling 3D “Cookie Cupcake” tutorial – seriously, how cute are these?! In honor of the 4th of July holiday coming up, she created this tutorial in an Independence Day theme, but you can really tailor this concept to any color palette and […]

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To say that we’re swooning over this absolutely DARLING “Wish” themed birthday party by the talented Paula of Frog Prince Paperie would pretty much be an understatement! From the sweet color palette to the oh-so-stylish printables to creative treats like coconut-covered “Dandelion Pops” (so CLEVER!), there was definitely no detail left undone here. Just looking […]

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In conjunction with the Japanese-Inspired Love in Blossom theme from A Well Crafted Party that we posted earlier today, here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to make model the oh-so-pretty Chocolate Cherry Blossoms featured on the cupcakes! You’ll also find yummy recipes for Fresh Lemon Cake and Italian Buttercream below. Both the DIY Tutorial and […]

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Got Milk? Now all you need to do is add the baby! We are totally addicted to this ultra creative “MILKaholic” Sip & See Baby Shower by Carrie Sellman of Half Baked. Using an array of patterns like swiss dots and cow print, plus a basic black and white palette accented with pops of bright […]

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In continuing with Part 1 of the charming RUSTIC OWLS baby shower by A Savvy Event, here we go with Part 2: featuring the darling desserts and beautifully presented build your own-sandwich station…

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Now THIS is our kind of royal wedding celebration! We’re truly smitten with all the lovely details in this contemporary British Invasion Bridal Brunch styled by Tanya of Save the Date for Cupcakes and Stefanie of Brooklyn Limestone. From a gorgeous tablescape featuring stunning floral arrangements displayed in tea tins and vibrant “red poof” napkin […]

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Who doesn’t love the famously cute Pooh-bear… especially alonside his friends Tiger and Piglet? This first birthday party sweets table – inspired by Winnie The Pooh and designed by Dooby Design Group – has so many darling touches! I especially love the wood bark candy stands, the stylish & modern paper details, and all the […]

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I seriously think ruffle cakes might be my new favorite thing! There’s something so lovely and feminine about them… making them a perfect addition to sweet occasions like bridal & baby showers. And speaking of ruffle cakes, check out the beauties starring in this fun & whimsical HAPPY TRAILS Baby Shower created by Katie of […]

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Here we go with PART 3 of my daughter Macy’s “First Birthday Parade”… I realize this last part of the recap is quite spread out from PART 1 and PART 2, but with the way things have been this year, at this point I’m actually just happy to get this up before she turns TWO! […]

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This lovely, VINTAGE-STYLE DESSERT TABLE by Katie and Alice from KaLice Events was originally created for a wedding, but would be beautiful for an engagement party or vintage-inspired bridal shower as well! 50 handmade paper rosettes made for a stunning backdrop (great DIY idea for any theme!), and pretty accents like shimmery butterflies, lace doilies, […]

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Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed – and WOW – what a great response! I so wish we had a tower to give away to all of you, but – as always – we had to draw a winner, and the {very lucky!}, randomly selected person is… Commenter # 269 – Lynda, who said, […]

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Nazra from Make It, Bake It, Create It and (who sent in the pretty Stella & Dot dessert table featured earlier today), was kind enough to shoot a step-by-step DIY on the Chocolate Dipped Pringles & Pretzels for us, including some helpful notes & topping suggestions. I’m a sucker for anything Salty + Sweet… how […]

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I know there are lots of Stella and Dot fans and jewelry party hostesses out there – so I’m excited to share this creative & budget-friendly Stella and Dot inspired dessert table with you! Nazra from Make It, Bake It, Create It and her friend Jenny did a great job drawing inspiration from the colors […]

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What’s black, white, and red all over? This incredibly creative Crossword Theme Dessert Table, styled by Sarah, of Dreamers Joy Events & Design. Sarah did an awesome job playing on words to incorporate the crossword element and tie the theme together with “What’s black, white, and READ all over.” Very clever! I’m loving how simple […]

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When I was in the 4th grade, my class put together a cookbook as a fundraiser. Everyone submitted recipes from their friends and family, and the illustrations for the chapter dividers and front/back covers were all done by the members of my class… so of course it was a true work of art *wink*… at […]

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I am so excited to share a FABULOUS and BRAND NEW party product with you… The Pastry Pedestal! These darling & creative mini treat displays were dreamed up and brought to life by Jessica Kirkland of Pen N’ Paperflowers. Simply put, they are a display mechanism consisting of an acrylic “rod” and “round” that you […]

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{DIY Tutorial by Jessica Kirkland} Offering gorgeous desserts to your guests is always fun. However, being able to do it without slaving in the kitchen and using cake decorations that cost only pennies is the icing on the cake! I am so excited to be sharing with you a super fun DIY I created that’s a piece […]

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