Trend Alert: Donuts

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Donuts are so popular right now for dessert tables as well as traditional brunch buffets.  Maybe because they are so budget friendly, or because everyone seems to love them, or because their shape lends itself to many fun display options.  With that in mind I thought I’d put together a few suggestions for serving up […]

Cucumber Cup Appetizers

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I found this delicious looking/sounding recipe for stuffed cucumber cups on Lemons and Anchovies – another fun food blog.  I love cucumbers, caramelized onions, and bacon so these are right up my alley!  And even better, they make an adorable presentation as the cucumbers are hollowed out into cups to be served as an appetizer.  […]

DIY Meringue And Marshmallow "Mushrooms"

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I designed a “Little Outdoorsman” party for Bird’s Party E-zine a couple of months ago.  The snack table was filled with treats that went with the theme like gummy worms & fish, trail mix, and these cute and tasty meringue & marshmallow “mushrooms.”  They make an adorable presentation when nestled among chocolate “rocks” (from Walmart).  Here’s […]

DIY Chocolate Easter Bowl

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I was beside my self when Debbie of Wants and Wishes submitted this Easter Chocolate Bowl tutorial!  I knew right away that you fabulous readers would enjoy this.  Not only does it make for an adorable display, but the fact that it’s also edible makes me giddy!  Here are directions from Debbie: You will need: […]

Sweet Valentine Cupcake

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Can you believe it’s already time to start thinking about Valentines Day? I’ll be sharing a Valentine’s inspiration shoot with you later this month but for now I put together this little cupcake presentation you can try for you and your sweetie (or a “single ladies” night maybe!). This is simple to do with your […]

DIY Ice Bottle Cooler

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This icy bottle cooler as seen on my Holiday Bar Design, is a stylish way to present vodka or white wine on the bar while keeping it cold at the same time.  It’s a simple project but you need to give yourself a couple of days to freeze the layers.  This works well for vodka because it […]

Candy Cone Christmas Tree

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Do you have one of these tabletop trees?  They are just darling and I love how this one from Country Living is trimmed with candy-cone treats – the perfect decorative element for a children’s decorating party!  It’s easy to put together with just a few items: Using ready-made ice-cream cones, CAREFULLY drill 2 side holes with a […]