Archive for the ‘Children’s Birthday Ideas’ Category

Decker’s 1st Birthday Party

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

So sorry for the delay in blogging!  Life has been super busy, crazy, and exciting for us over at Sweet & Saucy Shop since we just relocated our original bakery in LB to a bigger location this past month (more to come in another post) so I haven’t had too much time to blog, but I’m back!

It’s a good thing I’m back too since this adorable birthday party was last year and I am just now getting to share it.  Decker is my sweet friend Carissa’s, from JL Design’s, handsome little boy and she threw him the best construction themed birthday party ever!  You can check out all the vendors over at Inspired By This!

She threw together the party in like a week and I literally couldn’t believe my eyes when I got there and saw everything she had done!  Wonderwoman!

Oh course we had to be at the party and as you can tell little Blake was quite a lot younger back then haha! Time sure does fly!

The food was amazing and I loved how it was all packaged!

Future boyfriend girlfriend action going on!  Recently we were on a playdate with them and got them to kiss…too cute!

My little family…

I had so much fun putting together the desserts for this party!  Loved using our new tin cake stands too…perfect for a boys birthday party.

We made hard hat cake lollipops and fresh cement vanilla panna cotta!

Chocolate dirt mousse shot glasses were yummy too!

For the cake we kept is simple and did a rustic chocolate frosted cake and then placed a big dump truck on top!

I will never get tired of seeing little kids smash their face into our cakes!  Decker did great!

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog and more posts to come soon!

Bows for Blake – Part 2

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

I have to say that I felt a little bit of pressure to pull off quite a dessert extravaganza for Blake’s 1st birthday party, but once we came up with a theme and my mind started going it became a lot of fun to dream up what I wanted for my little girl’s special day!  My amazing sister made the fabulous bow backdrop (with help from my cousin Kandyce too) and I have to say I was in love with it!  I added some gold dots and a golden “B” and that was the backdrop!  I also added plain and glitter gold dots to accent the table as well.   I have to thank my amazing team at Sweet & Saucy Shop since they literally brought all of my ideas to life and blew me away as always!

I tried to incorporate the bow theme into most of the desserts so for the salted caramel macarons we hand painted a gold bow on top.

I love tiny details so we added mini bows to the round rice krispy treats.

I had too many ideas for her cake and couldn’t commit to just one main cake design so I decided to do three cakes instead…I guess that is one perk of owning a bakeshop!  For the first one we did a gold glitter fondant with a mint and white polka dot large bow!

Next we did mini salted caramel tarts and accented them with mini pink chocolate bows!

I have a love affair with panna cotta so we did vanilla panna cotta shot glasses with a raspberry coulis on top!  Love these little spoons I believe I got from Shop Sweet Lulu too!

A customer fav and mini too are our Red Velvet cake lollipops that we dipped in white chocolate, add mint green modeling chocolate dots and a pink bow.  I also had fun using a variety of pink and gold stands as well from our collection and a lot of them are up for sale on our supply store Sweet & Saucy Supply!

I am so excited about my recent collaboration with Little Cat Design Co as she creates the cutest cake and dessert toppers out there!  She crafted this fabulous topper for Blake, as well as the mini wooden bows on the large cupcakes and the #1 on her smash cake!  We can’t wait until we start selling Katherine’s designs in our stores as well as online, which hopefully should be done in the next month or two.

For the main cake I wanted to keep it not too busy since the topper was the main show stopper so we did a simple pretty pink bow, large gold dot garland, and also crimped the edges of the tiers to add a little more detail.

One of my favorite parts of the whole table was the cake below!  I dreamed up the idea of having these bows painted all over the cake once I saw a print like it on pinterest and Kyong brought it to life perfectly!

We made some large strawberry cupcakes with chocolate ganache filling and dressed them up with ruffle frosting, bow toppers and gold cupcake holders.

At almost all my friend’s parties they always request our sugar cookies so I knew I needed to have some cute bow cookies on the menu for the party…

Last, but not least our ever popular mini key lime pies…cute as ever!

We are so blessed to live life with such a great community of people and so many of our friends have kiddos around Blake’s same age which always proves to be loads of fun when we get together!

My sweet sister made these adorable headband favors for the little girls at the party.  You can check out her shop on etsy at SaraRaeShop 

Love my girlfriends!!!

Of course Blake needed a smash cake as well.  We did a simple mint buttercream cake with a cute little bow, polka dots, and another adorable topper from Little Cat Design Co

I had a feeling my little girl would attack the cake (she is a girl after my own heart) and she did exactly that!  She got right in there and we all loved every moment!

Of course she got to the moment of cake overload and clearly was DONE!

This is such a sweet photo below since both Angel and Christina had their sweet babies in March as well with me and we have enjoyed sharing so many precious moments of motherhood together.

This is the best photo we could get of all the kids…this day was clearly tons of fun and we were so blessed by everyone that came!

 

 

Sweet & Saucy Shop Birthday Party

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

I never thought I would see something so sweet and special to my heart! The photos below are of the cutest little birthday party ever and it happens to be themed around our bakery…it’s a Sweet & Saucy Shop Party!!!  I was blown away when Hilary from The Sugar Studio, in San Francisco took a decorating class from me and then told me about her daughter’s birthday party and how it was themed after our shop since she was such a big fan!  When I finally saw the photos I couldn’t stop smiling!  Thanks so much Hilary for sharing these with us…your dessert skills are amazing and your daughter’s are so adorable!

How gorgeous is Hilary’s sugar flower below…

Love these little marshmallows with their fun little toppers!

Dying over the aprons, hats, and cake holders!!!

I can only think that this might be Blake in a couple years…be still my heart!  Hilary’s girls are so precious!

Prettiest little birthday girl and most darling party ever!  Thanks so much again Hilary!

Vintage Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

I absolutely love getting to collaborate with others in making a fun birthday party come together for a child!  Linsey of Lux Events & Desgin put together a gorgeous tea party!  You can check out the full post on HWTM!

Love this little cake full of little teacups!

How sweet is this little girl!

Love all of the little details they put together.

We did a full sweets table with rose cupcakes, french macarons, and shot glass desserts!

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Hope you all had a Merry Christmas!

 

 

More Custom Cakes from Sweet & Saucy

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Get ready for some cakes!  First up is one of the most tedious, time consuming cakes we have done yet!  This indian inspired groom’s cake was a team effort between all of us ladies and overall I am pretty thrilled with it.  The client brought a photo in that he wanted us to replicate, so the design isn’t ours although we changed the patterns up a little bit, but is was so fun to see it come to life!  Almost the entire cake was edible and we only used rice krispy treats for the bottom of his legs and bottom of his trunk!

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Kyong did an amazing job sculpting the figurine…so realistic!

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Anothe fav of mine that we did recently is this adorable circus/fair themed cake!  Can you believe that Kyong handpainted the cracker jack box?!?  I was in awe!

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Love this fun batman themed cake…

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We so enjoy being able to do cakes for LeAnn Rimes & Eddie and this cake was no different.  For Mason’s 9th birthday they wanted an over the top fun cake with his favorite character…the Silver Surfer

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Gotta love groom’s cake…baseball is a popular one!

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Another sports themed cake…this time the Raiders!

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This Custom Beats by Dr. Dre portable speaker cake was a fun request.

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Mini track cake!

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I absolutely love this next cake…it is so much fun with the bold colors and mustaches!

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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse cake

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How fun are these fondant stacks of books?!?

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Thanks so much for stopping by the blog and we hope you enjoyed taking a look at some of our cakes!

Cakes Galore

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Get ready for a slew of cakes!  I have definitely been behind on my blogging this summer…wedding season, my little blake, and the two bakeries are definitely keeping this mommy busy, but I finally have some posts ready and this first one is filled with lots of special occasion cakes that we have done recently!

I am so blessed to have such a fabulous staff…my cake team of Kyong, Jenna, Irene, and Kasey really make some amazing cakes…at least in my opinion…every week!  And of course they couldn’t do it without my whole team who bakes all the delicious stuff day in and day out!

First up is one of my favorites…how cool is this buttercream space themed cake!

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Keeping with the science theme we have a cute birthday cake full of brainiac stuff!

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Train cakes are definitely popular among the toddler ages and this one turned out really fun I think!

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Another fun tiny train cake…

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Cat in the Hat anyone?

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This next cake is one of my favorites too.  I think the camera turned out fabulous and the modern design of the cake (the client requested it) turned out great!

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Angry birds is also a very popular cake for kids and this one is full of action and movement!

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Gotta love this construction cake…

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Topsy turvy cakes are a big hit at birthday parties for little ones too and this one is full of bright colors and patterns.

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A lot of clients love looking at our previous designed cakes and putting their own spin on them so for this baby shower cake the client wanted to add another tier and then a fun rainbow on top too!

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How adorable is this baby shower cake…love the tiny clothes!

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Sweet and simply gets me all the time…ruffle buttercream cakes get me every time.

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I love this modern twist on a Hello Kitty cake…the strips and large bow are too much fun!

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Of course Disney theme cakes get requested a lot too!  This Mickey and Minnie Mouse cake is the perfect accent for any Disney party.

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Sprinkles, sprinkles, sprinkles…

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Adding course sanding sugar to any buttercream or fondant cake really gives it such a fun sparkle.  This communion cake is sweet and simple, but completely girlie!

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Just had to add in these fun sugar cookies…love how the mermaid turned out!  My Aunt Rosie, who works with us is a pro at cookies!

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This next cake is such a boy cake…love every aspect of it!

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Thanks so much for stopping by the blog!  Definitely let us know which cake was your favorite!


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