Fiesta Party

A couple of months back we saw a posting from some of our fave local ladies that host the Glitter Academy.  You may know them, they are SWEETEST…Jamielyn from i heart nap time, Kristyn from Lil’ Luna and Stephanie from Somewhat Simple.  The big sponsor of the night?  Cricut, which by the way, had an AMAZING team of peeps!!  When we heard that they were looking for event sponsors, we jumped at the chance to set up and style the dessert table.  We enlisted the baking talents of Inspired Sugar and Mind Over Batter for the deliciousness that made us drool and then we designed the printables, crafts for styling the table!  We were given some basics…the theme?  “Lady in Red”…and it was being held at Macayo’s Depot Cantina.  Well…me and Shan LIVE on Mexican food so this was an added bonus.  Here is our interpretation…Lady in Red + Mexican Food = Red flamenco dancer, ruffled fiesta!  Right?!   So this is what a dessert table looks like when you blend those items together, ole!

Let’s take a closer look, shall we?

Glitter Academy Cookies Petite Party Studio

in LOVE with the fondant work from Inspired Sugar!!!  Can you believe that she used a Martha Stewart craft paper punch to detail the fondant???   I KNOW!!!!  total Genius!!!

Chevron Ombre Ruffle Cake Glitter Academy Petite Party Studio

Eeeek!!  Look at these glittery goodness cakepops by Mind Over Batter??!!  TDF FAB!!!

Red velvet cake pops and churro cupcakes?!!  Insane yummy!!!

Gold Glitter Cake Pops Glitter Academy Petite Party Studio

Churro Caramel Cupcakes Glitter Academy Petite Party Studio

Candy Details Glitter Academy Petite Party Studio

Pink and Red Lace Cookies glitter academy petite party studio

Chevron Ombre Ruffled Pink and Red Cake Petite Party Studio

We went with an Ombre red to pink to white yard backdrop to set the stage.  We strung different types of yard over an open frame to create this fun & festive piece (thanks for your help Wendi)  and then used glittered clothespins to attach the banner flags.

Ombre Yarn backdrop glitter academy petite party studio

Look how cute our little “HOT TAMALE” friend is…this is Nancy from A to Zebra Celebrations (thanks for helping us out girl!!!)

Glitter Academy Petite Party Studio and A to Zebra

 and then of course there is our crazy SERIOUS side!!  We had a blast!!Glitter Academy Petite Party Studio

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Fiesta Dessert Table Petite Party Studio

Thanks again for those involved!!!  Until next time…ADIOS!

Comments

  1. Hi!! I accidentally found your blog, and fell in love with Pink & Red Lace Cookies!!
    Please allow me to pin this picture in my Pinterest.
    BTW, I have something to ask you…
    How do you make red color icing? Your’s is so vivid red!
    I have tried to make it several times, but result were almost pink color.
    Please let me know your tips!!
    Very thanks in advance.

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