Capture the warmth of sunny summer days with the gorgeous colors and flavors of citrus. Citrus parties are a new trend and I can totally see why! Yellow lemons, green limes and vibrant oranges combine to create stunning tables. And I don’t know about you, but citrus flavors make my mouth water eve
I scream, you scream…we all scream for ice cream! Ice cream parties are budget-friendly crowd-pleasers. A few gallons of ice cream, some yummy toppings, a few colorful decorations and you’ll be on your way to a truly memorable party. Here are over 10 fabulous ice cream parties to inspire YOU!
How fun is this Star Wars Bowling Party created by Julie Ann Events (found via Spaceships and Laserbeams)? I love a good Star Wars party and I love a creative take on a party theme so this Star Wars Bowling Party is a win-win in my book! Like so many great parties, this party was all based off of
Planning a party can be time consuming and also lots of fun! Making the food can be stressful. I shared this adorable Fairy Tea Party on a budget where the Easy Fairy Party Treats and Edible Fairy Wings party treats were served. Fairy cookies and fairy wings are easy and simple to create and no
Giant Lollipop Centerpieces ! Nice, tall centerpieces draw the eyes up and create a visually pleasing table. These Giant Lollipop Centerpieces are a colorful and inexpensive way to add height to your next party table. They are easy to make using paper lanterns and PVC pipes. Can’t you picture th
If you have seen the movie Cars then you will understand just how amazing this Vintage Radiator Springs Cars Party is! Triple M Good Parties designed this party for her son and I’m sure he was thrilled! Just take a look at this dessert table, those leaning towers of tires or donuts in this case co
Who wouldn’t love to have a party that features all of their favorite things? Jenny from Bloom Designs did just that for her daughter, Audrey. Jenny says, “When Audrey was planning her 12th birthday, she was very clear about what she wanted to do- go to her favorite place with her favorite peopl
What’s more perfect for Easter than Chocolate Covered Easter Strawberries. Now maybe I’m going out a limb when I say this but strawberries are similarly shaped like an egg. With just the right colors of melting chocolate and some Easter colored sprinkles, you can make the cutest Easter dessert tha
When I think about camping, I think of dirt and bugs and fresh air. It’s not always my idea of a good time. But from what I’ve seen of Glam Camping, that’s an idea I could get behind! Especially if that Glam Camping was as cute and inviting as this adorable Girls Glam Camping Party put together
Picking a co-ed baby shower theme can be tricky. Let’s face it….most husbands just aren’t that into fluffy teddy bears and pastel colors. Carrie Sellman from Half Baked came up with a “MILKaholic” Sip & See Baby Shower in honor of a friend’s newly adopted son and it’s an amazing par
Last month I had a Mary Poppins party at my home. There were 12 bloggers (including myself) who put on a spectacular party for 20 of our guests. Since we served some delicious desserts a dessert table backdrop was very necessary. We held this event outdoors and I have no structure or wall to att
This is one of the sweetest parties I’ve seen in awhile! Kelli from KCustomables put together an amazing “On the Night You Were Born” Birthday Party to celebrate her son’s first birthday. I love the color combination and how all of the elements correspond so well to the story! I thought this was
Believe it or not, this fabulous Harry Potter Dessert Table was the focal point of a wonderfully romantic bridal shower! Shannon and the crew from Bottle Pop Party Company were responsible for this literary dining recreation. Shannon says, “While Harry Potter parties tend to lean towards Hogwarts’
If it is your sweet little cutiepie’s birthday coming up you will want a darling cake to celebrate. Here are some birthday cakes for the birthday girl that can’t be beat. So many clever and innovative ideas for cakes. This elephant cake is so precious for a toddler’s birthday.
Cakes have become one of the essential decorations at a party. When putting together a dessert table or even just a food table the cake is usually the center of attention. Here are some boys birthday cake ideas with different themes that will make any birthday boy happy. Starting with this monster
I’m sharing how to make a party backdrop with paper window shades. These rosettes are made from temporary pleated paper shades
the kind you get when you move (and you use temporarily) to cover the windows until real blinds get installed. Repurposing paper window shades into something beautiful w
Ahoy Matey’s! Fantasy parties are always a fun idea because boys love to pretend that they can actually live in their own fantasyland. Modern Moments went above and beyond to throw off an amazing Ahoy Matey’s, Pirate Party! From the invitations, to food display, this pirate theme is definitely a h
Throwing a party for twins (or other multiples) is a special challenge. I’ve watched my friends with multiples face down the birthday party challenge many times over the years. How do you make both children feel special while maintaining your sanity? A twins birthday party should n
This Nautical Mickey Mouse Birthday Party is absolutely amazing! I have to admit that there is a special place for Mickey in my heart. But I swear that hasn’t tainted my opinion. This truly is a wonderful party with Mickey Mouse inspired details in red, white, aqua and navy blue. Plus just the rig
Let’s say you’re having a baby girl and her name is going to be Paris. And let’s say you have a wonderfully talented mother who owns an amazing florist shop and is incredibly talented in event design. What will your baby shower look like? The words stunning and breathtaking come to mind! Myra, o
Aww! This Pink Flower Party was such a darling party for one lucky 4 year old! Kori from Paper and Pigtails put together this sweet party for her daughter who really wanted to have a Pink Flower Party. Kori says, “After she decided she wanted a ‘Pink Flower Party’ I thought it would be fun to m
Lynlee of Lynlee’s Petite Cakes always has such sweet ideas! And by sweet I don’t mean tasty in a sugary way (although I’m sure her confections are delicious!). I mean she puts together an adorable spread. 🙂 This time she put together a baking themed playdate for her daughter and her daughter’s
Cookies and Milk parties are popular with kids and kids at heart! Janet from Simply So Good put together this delightful spread of 800 cookies for her son’s wedding. I know we don’t usually talk about weddings here at Design Dazzle. But a Cookie Party you can scale for any gathering. Janet made
In case you didn’t get a chance to see the Super Heroes Party featured earlier today, make sure to check it out. This retro milk bar was combined with the Super Heroes party. Tiny Tots Toy Hire created a cute theme called “Calling all Superheroes: Help Save the Milk Bar!” This event was perfectl
Madeleine Carras is the owner of Pretty Sweet Candy Buffets which is a custom candy buffet company that creates unique candy displays for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, bar and bat mitzvahs, engagement parties or any other event you may be celebrating.
Pretty Sweet Candy Buffets offers
I am so excited to announce that Design Dazzle has been selected as a Featured Content Partner for Kirkland’s Pinning Parlor. What’s that? You aren’t familiar with Kirkland’s Pinning Parlor? Not to worry. You’re not alone. It’s all new. Kirkland’s, a chain of home-decor stores that stocks an impress
Kiki here from A Little Polkadot in Sydney Australia! we are so thrilled to be sharing with you a little bit of Christmas Wonderful with our Christmas Candyland dessert table.
Christmas is a magical time of year – it’s a time to be with family, to take a break from work, we celebra
In my last post we discussed designing fabulous backdrops for your dessert tables. Today I want to show you some examples of creative ways to display your desserts. The party doesn’t start and end at the cupcake stand, ladies!
I love how in this ice cream parlor station the toppings are neatly an
I would like to introduce our newest Design Dazzle Contributor Amy Oren of Blowout Party. Amy likes to make parties fabulous and fun! Welcome Amy!!
Gone are the days when you could just throw on a tablecloth, some food, and call it a party. Today’s dessert tables are all about details, design,
I am so excited to be guest posting today at Design Dazzle.
I am Ashley, the face and voice behind Simply Designing.
My blog is a fun, active blog that covers everything from crafts to interior design, recipes to floral design, home decor to seasonal items. I also focus o
These sweet “ice cream” cones are actually Rice Krispie treats inside a cone and dipped in melted Pink Candy Coatings with candy sprinkles on top. For complete instructions visit here.
Jelly boats are a hit with kids. The orange has been scooped out of the skin – leaving the skin to
Chris from Celebrations at Home designed this sweet Sip and See shower.
“Pops of pink were continued in the food/drinks with oreo truffles dipped in pink chocolate coating, pink lemonade, pink marshmallows on the hot chocolate bar, and strawberry milk shots for the younger set that came
Such a yummy concept – a peaches & cream party for a little 5 year old girl! The location of the birthday party was a peach farm! Activities and food included: peach picking, tree climbing, hay rides, adorable peach cupcakes and ice cream. All the guests went home with a basket of peaches :
Who doesn’t love milk and cookies?? Anne Powers created this AWESOME party for her little girls first birthday. Anne explains,”The favor bottles were re-purposed Frappacino bottles. I washed them and removed the labels. The lids were kind of tricky to get completely clean – some elbow grea
I’ve been following the imprintables blog for a while and they have such incredible ideas and features. Scissors Paper Cake came up with this over-the-top-adorable party. SPC is a partnership between Imprintables and Hello Naomi – both Australian companies. Two talents = amazing! Their party was fea
My friends and I held a baby shower last month for our good friend NataLee (who is expecting any day now). Can you guess NataLee’s favorite season? Yes, you got it – it’s FALL! So it was decided we would create a fall decor baby shower with a dessert bar (who doesn’t love dessert?). The natural beau
I am loving this bright color scheme by Gretchen from Bashful Events who sent us these images of a “refreshing” baby shower candy buffet. What a stimulating and sweet color palette!
These huge paper yellow “daisy’s” are standing in vases filled with lemons and limes–I love it when nature is brou
Kara from Karas Party Ideas created a Sugar, Sweet and Spice Party for her bunco group. I would have to say most bunco groups don’t get this much fun. She created a candy buffet, dessert and ice cream bar and chips and salsa to go along with the spicy theme.
Here’s the ice cream, punch and cupcak
Dianne V. is an event coordinator who created this adorable party for her two-year old daughter. Centerpieces were jars of chocolate, oatmeal, and sugar cookies! Surrounding each jar were photo boxes made of assorted pictures of the birthday girl’s first year of life. The perfect backdrop behind t