Cupcake Balloon Or Balloon Cupcake?

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I had to share this adorable idea that would complement this incredible dessert table I featured recently.  An easy “hot air balloon” cupcake display using some paper wraps, ribbon, helium filled balloon, and decorative embellishments.  This sweet idea comes from Little Lovely (via Hip Hip Hooray).  This would make a fun centerpiece for the dining tables, or a […]

DIY Snack Baskets

diy snack cups

Here’s a nifty little project from BHG that you can customize for any event.  You simply use double sided scrapbook paper, ribbon or rick rack, and a little glue or double stick tape.  Once you’ve made the basket, fill it up with snacks or treats that won’t fall through the cracks.  These would be so cute […]

Shabby Chic Cupcake Display

shabby chic cupcake display

I know you’re gonna love this unique idea for displaying cupcakes, from LilyBean Paperie.  As shown, these are obviously perfect for a tea party, but with a quick change of paper and fabric they would be quite adorable for an Alice In Wonderland theme, classic vintage theme, and anything in between. This project is simple to […]

"Tea Bag" Cookies {With Free Printable}

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Here is a great idea from Kim at Frost Me blog, for shortbread ”tea bag” cookies.  These are so clever and cute for any tea party treat or take home favors.   Simply cut out the shapes from your favorite shortbread recipe, poke a hole through the dough with a wooden skewer, and bake.  Dip in melted chocolate and tie on […]

Ice Cream Cones And Cotton Candy

cotton candy ice cream cones

Two icons of childhood are making quite the presence these days.  Ice cream cones are being used to hold all sorts of treats, combining form with function in the tastiest way!  Fill the cone with candies for favors, such as m&m’s, jelly beans, or gummies; serve a fruit parfait inside during a brunch or drinks […]

Stylish Food Presentation

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I think it’s been documented here before, that I love stylish food presentation. So when Mandy Revzen sent over the pictures from her recent Housewarming Party, I was quite happy….then I was hungry!  What I love is that there are no fancy or gourmet recipes to fuss with.  But presented on skewers, and uniform rows, it […]

Boxed Lunch Ideas

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Now that we are in the midst of Spring, and Summer is just around the corner, we’re going to start taking parties outdoors.  A great way to add extra pizzazz to outdoor entertaining is to provide a boxed lunch(not only for outdoors I might add).  There are so many ways to present it, from mini wicker baskets, gable […]