Real Party: Super Tweet Birthday

Tweet Modern Bird Party in Yellow, Orange & Chocolate

I spotted this adorable first birthday party over on Celebrations at Home and could not resist sharing it here as well.  If you're not familiar with Celebrations at Home, you really should put this blog on your reading list.  You'll always find great party inspiration!  Just like this first birthday ... Continue Reading

Inspiration Board: Super Mario Bros Birthday

Super Mario Brothers Birthday Inspiration

Super Mario Brothers is such a popular theme when it comes to birthday parties.  We actually featured an adorable Mario and Luigi Birthday party last spring, which was chalk full of charming DIY goodness.  Today we'll take a look a some additional ideas to help you create a *Super* Mario Bros ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Milk & Cookies Birthday

Milk and Cookies Birthday

I spotted this party yesterday on Celebrations at Home and I could not resist sharing it as well.  Considering I was just saying how much I love the milk and cookies trend, its easy to see why I was smitten with this party.  And well, I'm not the only one loving this adorable first birthday bash.  ... Continue Reading

Natalie Cole’s Birthday Cake

Music Themed Birthday Cake

We're starting off this week with a sweet treat from Lauri Ditunno and her team at Cake Alchemy.  You're probably already familiar with Lauri's fabulous work, which is showcased on the WEtv series, Amazing  Wedding Cakes.  A talented cake designer, Lauri loves bold designs and isn't afraid of a ... Continue Reading

Real Party: Navy & Green Pinwheel Birthday

Navy and Green Pinwheel Party

Today's real party is an adorable pinwheel themed birthday created by Sharnel, a mom, blogger and owner of The Cupcake Company in Brisbane, Australia.  This delightfully sweet event was created for her son's 4th birthday.  Full of navy and green pinwheels, you're going to spin over this dessert ... Continue Reading

Hang Ten Surfing Cake

If you missed my last post, I'm extremely excited about summer! Even though I'm miles away from the ocean... the beach bum in me loves this next design. 'Hang Ten' was created based on a Pottery Barn Kids party collection. This two tiered design features light blue buttercream icing and blue ... Continue Reading


Sum.. Sum.. Summertime!

If I had any musical talents, I would be singing that old Beach Boy's hit because it is finally summer! Trust me, you want me to stick to cakes and leave the singing to someone else... but you get the idea. The weather is warming up, school is ending, grills are blazing and I couldn't be happier. ... Continue Reading

Pretty Pretty Princess!

What little girl doesn't wish that she had a beautiful fluffy gown, a tiara and magic wand, not to mention a handsome prince waiting for her? For that matter, what grown woman would turn that down? I guess that is why 'princess' is such a popular birthday theme. So for all of the princesses out ... Continue Reading

Madagascar, Escape 2 Africa

Ben Stiller and Chris Rock are back for the highly anticipated sequel to Madagascar, opening today nationwide. In honor of the return of these hilarious zoo animals, I wanted to share this cake I created last fall for a fan of the original film.Highlights of this 2-tiered cake include lime green ... Continue Reading

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Sweet Treat – Cupcake 1st Birthday

This 'Sweet Treat' design was created for a cupcake themed first birthday party. This three tiered cake features pastel blue buttercream icing. Baby blue, yellow and white fondant was used to create the whimsical polka dots and stripes. The sculpted cupcake topper was inspired by the many cupcake ... Continue Reading