Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Party {Guest Feature}

Here’s a great idea for celebrating Valentine’s Day with the kids – a cookie decorating party like this one from Katie of Petite Social. Katie designed this party with rustic elements and a color scheme of red, blush, and brown & tan. She set up a simple but stylish sweets table, with some darling Valentine’s printables from Frosting & Ink {I love this set!}. The children were able to frost and decorate heart-shaped cookies and take home some sweet favors. This would be a fun play date after school or on a weekend afternoon.

Here’s what Katie says about her party: “You can’t celebrate Valentine’s without a dessert table filled with sweet treats! Using a play on words, we had Mad for You Macarons, Be Mine Brownies, Kiss me Cake Pops, Cupid’s Cupcakes, and a variety of Hug Me Heart Candies. Each child got to take home little ‘LOVE’ muslin favor bag filled with heart candies.”

“In addition to a dessert table, I created a cookie decorating station for the little ones. Each guest had their own personalized cutting board, spatula, and heart-shaped cookies to decorate. Frosting and heart candies and sprinkle were set out for the kids to make their creations.”

Some of my favorite ideas from the party:

  • Simple cupcakes, brownie bite, and macarons are dressed up with frosting and candy hearts.
  • Rustic “twigs” inserted into cake pops.
  • Creative use of paper doilies – wrap milk bottles, embellish a Valentine’s card box, decorate an apothecary jar, and hang on the backs of chairs.
  • Themed favor bags.
  • An adorable work station with plastic cutting board & spatula embellished with pretty papers.
  • Kid size aprons are always a nice idea for any food themed party.

 

Styling - Petite Social / PhotographyMoxieSox Photography / Custom Printables – Frosting & Ink / Macarons - Marianna’s Macarons / Kid’s Aprons - Little Choux / Kid’s Clothing - Shop Belle / Muslin Favor BagsPaper Moon by Kat

 

 

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About Chris

Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience. In addition to her work as founding editor of Celebrations At Home, Chris is an editorial stylist and contributor to Homes.com, Marie Callender's, and SheKnows. Most recently her work has been published in Woman's World, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, and Cottages & Bungalows.

Comments

  1. so sweet-love all the details!

  2. Beautiful!! Love the rustic elements combined with the sweetness of Valentine’s Day! Super cute kiddo’s too!! :)

  3. boa noite, que fofo um encanto, bjs.
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  4. This is SO adorable! I love the little work stations with the cutting boards and spatulas! LOVE!!

  5. I love the little red cutting boards as placemats!

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