Here are the first 2 projects from our SPELLBOUND SWEETS Halloween Table: the “Captive Candy” Treat Server starring an orange skeleton hand reaching out from a sugary grave, and “Wicked” Caramel Apples, which are simply homemade caramel apples with knobby twig “handles” for a “witch’s broom” effect. Both projects are easy & inexpensive! Side note […]

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This super easy treat display was also part of our Spells & Potions table, but you could really use this idea on its own as well (especially if you don’t feel like displaying jars of Zombie Brains and Snake Venom along with it!). My goal was to create something cute-but-quick-&-easy that utilized store bought treats […]

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I’m loving the bright pops of color and elegant touches of sparkle & damask in of this pretty Rustic Halloween Dessert Table by Tanya of Save The Date For Cupcakes! With tempting treats like Meringue Bones and Mini Caramel Candied Pears infused with Peach Honey Sticks, it’s definitely heavier on the SWEET than the SPOOK… […]

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So excited to share some HWTM Member love today…AND this ridiculously fantastic Pan Am inspired party! I stumbled on this party by Lynlee Beckett of Lynlee’s Petite Cakes while browsing HWTM Social recently – and suffice to say this is one talented lady! The fondant cupcake toppers and airplane she created are seriously mini works […]

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This bright and colorful tablescape will make the adults green with envy when they realize it’s just for the kids! Azar from Principal Planner styled this fun, rainbow-esque children’s tablescape and dessert bar to create a special place for pint-sized guests hang out at larger events – a place where they’d feel like they were […]

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Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed. We wish all of you could get a $100 gift certificate to Crate & Barrel, but as always, we had to draw a winner who was randomly selected. And the lucky winner is…Commenter # 29, Courtney, who said, “I adore this shower, I love all the little details […]

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Okay… so I’m definitely not the world’s healthiest eater… by a long shot. The combination of a hectic schedule and a serious sweet tooth has resulted in a diet that’s heavy skewed towards whatever is super fast & convenient, which almost always does NOT = “wholesome”. A drastic overnight change is just not going to […]

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The chocolate skeleton keys from this Vintage-Style Haunted Halloween Party theme by Anders Ruff got such a great reaction, I thought you might like some insight on where to find the candy molds so you can make some yourself… They’re from etsy vendor Mold Shop, which specializes in flexible silicone jewelry & candy molds. These […]

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I made these Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies over the weekend and have probably already eaten half the batch, which I felt guilty about until a sweet Twitter follower reminded me that both blueberries AND oatmeal are good for your heart. Score! Yes… I know that doesn’t exactly make these fall into the “health food” category, but […]

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Whether you’re throwing a camping-themed party or just adding some fun to a “camp out” in your own backyard, these S’MORES PUSH POPS are a fun twist on the traditional campfire treat! Not only are they easy to whip up, but they really do taste as good as they look… don’t think we didn’t devour […]

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My mom recently hosted an Owl Themed Baby Shower for her close friend’s daughter (and friend of mine), and Marian from Sweetopia created the most insanely adorable owl cookies for the shower favors!  Seriously… are these little guys cute or what?! You can find a step-by-step tutorial on how to make the owl cookies right […]

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In continuing with Part 1 of the Stunning Vintage-Modern Bridal Shower posted earlier today, here’s Part 2… which covers every delicious detail of the gorgeous food & drinks! Prepare to get hungrier as you browse through this gallery of decadent eats – including adorable stacks of mini buttermilk pancakes, amaretto & cream cheese filled strawberries, […]

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I’m just giddy writing about this incredible Good ‘Ole Fashion Ice Cream Party, styled by Lisa of Fancy That, who I have the wonderful pleasure of knowing! Lisa has an adorable shop setup inside Bliss Bake Shop, a local cupcakery in my hometown! Her products are super colorful and creative (also available online) and it […]

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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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