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Ribbons & Ruffles for Baby Blake…My Baby Shower!

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

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Well as most of you know my little Blake has arrived and I am SO in love with her!  I am now SO excited to share  my baby shower that was filled with so much love from all my girlfriends!  I was also lucky enough to have Jenn from Hostess with the Mostess feature my shower today as well on her blog…you can check out her amazing post here!

These last two years I have had the great pleasure to throw lots of baby showers for my girlfriends, specifically those in the wedding industry, and I have loved every minute of it…well, my turn came around and my sweet friends threw me the most gorgeous baby shower EVER!  I was so blessed the entire day and loved every second of it!  Karrie & Elizabeth, from Posh Paperie, designed me the most dreamy invitations a girl could ask for.  Karrie did so much work for my shower and I love her tons!

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Carissa, from JL Designs, not only hosted my shower at her fabulous house, but she also did all the beautiful floral decor and design…how cute are those vases!

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My mom and best friend, was there of course and I am absolutely loving sharing this time with her…blake is one lucky girl to have her as her Nana!

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Carlie, from Gabriel Ryan Photography, not only shot my maternity photos, but she took all of these photos as well…I can’t thank her enough for making this pregnant mommy so happy!

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Two of my besties…Kate & Karrie!  Thanks so much ladies for all you did for my wonderful shower!

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I have gotten to help throw two baby showers for my Jesi Haack within these past 2 year and boy did she go all out for my shower.  She designed the entire headband making station…what an amazing idea is that and also created the ruffle backdrops for the dessert bar and drink station!

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My fabulous headband making station…little blake is going to be one spoiled little lady!

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The girls spared no details when it came to my shower!

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Of course I had to get my hands in on the shower a little bit once I saw the adorable invitation design, so I designed this cake after the invitation and thought up some cute new twists on mini desserts for my little blake!  Kyong & Jenna made the cake for me and all the girls at the bakery made my desserts look so great…I have such a great team!

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Love these ombre ribbons on the shot glasses…

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Little “B” french macarons…

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Boy did I get some adorable gifts…I was so spoiled and loved every second!

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How handsome is Decker, Carissa’s little man!!!

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Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and for sharing in the joy of welcoming my little girl into my life!

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Dreaming in Colors

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

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I was so in awe when I first saw the photos from this wedding that I got to be a part of over on Ruffled’s Blog…the photos that Kelty from Steep Street took were simply gorgeous!  I also love getting to work with Nozza Studios whenever I get a chance; they did a wonderful job pulling the entire design together.

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Holly Flora’s floral designs are simply stunning and I love this ring shot too!

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The gorgeous hues of color that they incorporated into the wedding was simply breathtaking…I love the different bridesmaids dresses and of course the bride looking stunning!

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Her wedding dress was so lovely…the detail was amazing!

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I thought their invitation and paper designs for the wedding were so unique…Ryan Barnachea did a fabulous job with them!

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For the desserts we did a decadent spread of mini desserts, such a mini coconut cupcakes, french macarons, mini cheesecakes, and mini smore’s cupcakes!

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The cake was a very large 5 tier rustic frosting style cake and then Holly Flora accented it with gorgeous fresh flowers!

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Gotta love the cute cake topper!

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Thank you so much Kara & Tim for letting us be a part of your special day!

Style Me Pretty Valentine’s Day Shoot

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

I got sweet surprise last week when I received an email from Abby who runs the fabulous wedding blog, Style Me Pretty…guessing most of your have heard about it :)

Abby asked if I could create a Valentine’s Day cake just for SMP and of course I jumped at the chance!  I knew I had to ask Carlie, from Gabriel Ryan Photography, to shoot it for me since I am basically in love with everything she photographs!  I also knew I had to have an amazing piece of furniture to display my cakes on so of course I called Jeni, from Found Vintage Rentals,…the best rental company around for those showstopping pieces you have to have!   We ladies had a great time putting the shoot together and I loved the outcome!

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I absolutely adored Jeni’s furniture piece she brought and the paper flowers she accented it with were fabulous!

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For the cakes I thought we would do one of the new techniques we have been trying out at the bakery, which I am in love with…smooth ombre buttercream!  I liked combining all the shades of pink and red together and of course we had to throw a golden heart on top!

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Then for two of the side cakes we tried a new piping technique and incorporated the ombre shades as well…we added a golden XO and we were all set!

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We also made some mini sweet treats for the shoot as well…yummy salted caramel french macarons, heart shaped rice krispy treats, and of course a mini mason jar dessert!

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We also threw in this adorable mini rosette cake too…how cute is it!

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I definitely recommend checking out Style Me Pretty’s blog post today since we are doing quite a fun giveaway on their site!  You not only get a pack of our Valentine’s Day Cake Lollipops from our new site www.sweetandsaucypops.com but you also get a white ruffle hobnail cake stand too, that we will be adding to our supply store www.sweetandsaucysupply.com soon!

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Thanks so much for stopping by and checking out my blog!

Featured in Southern Wedding Magazines: Mini Desserts

Friday, December 16th, 2011

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We were so excited to be featured in Southern Wedding Magazine for our Southern Style Mini Desserts!  We chatted with the ladies over at the magazine about what their top favorite desserts were and then we created them in mini dessert form.  We were lucky enough to have Brandon Flynn shoot the gorgeous photos for us…I had a lot of fun styling these mini treats!

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Mini Banana Cream Pie Shot Glass Desserts

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Heart Shaped Blueberry Pies w/Initials

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Mini Vanilla Bean Pound Cake w/Fresh Raspberries

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Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Lattice Pies

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Mini Key Lime Pies

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Mini Skillet Blueberry Crumble w/Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

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Mini Pecan Pie

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Mini Glazed Donuts

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Mini Red Velvet Mason Jar Dessert

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Thanks so much for stopping by!  Let us know which mini dessert is your favorite!

Carissa’s Space Invader Baby Shower

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

I am so excited to share this next baby shower with you since it is for one of my sweet wedding girlfriend’s, Carissa of JL Designs!  I am beyond happy for Carissa and Brian as they start this next chapter in their lives and to celebrate we did an over-the-top baby shower for them!  Carissa is having a little boy and loved the idea of a space invader themed shower so that is just what we gave her.  I teamed up with a bunch of my talented wedding friends to put the shower together and you can check them all out at the end of the post!

Up first the dessert bar!  We created robot cake pops, cupcakes with robot toppers, “asteroids” (white chocolate dipped donut holes), “flying saucers” (custom sugar cookies), and Kyong did a great Space Invader themed cake.

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Isn’t Carissa glowing…

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I just love all the details that went into this party…so much fun!

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How much fun is this backdrop that Jesi created!?!

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Of course that is me holding baby Maverick (Jesi’s little boy)…every time I see him I can’t help but steal him away.

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And more desserts…

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Thanks so much for stopping by the blog!

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Host, Planning, & Design: Leila from Be Inspired PR
Florals & Design: JL Designs
Photography: Carlie from Gabriel Ryan
Backdrop Design: Jesi Haack Design
Stationery: Cherish Paperie
Desserts: Sweet & Saucy Shop
Linens: La Tavola
Champagne: Nicholas Feuillatte
Party Hats: Joyful Joyful
Totes: Wedding Chicks Shop
Rentals: Signature Party Rentals

Brett & Rachel’s Condor Nest Ranch Wedding

Monday, September 5th, 2011

I absolutely love this outdoor wedding that Carter & Cook put together for Brett & Rachel!  The whole wedding looks so effortlessly gorgeous, but of course you know that every detail was planned out to perfection!  Jackie Wonders took these lovely shots and the wedding was even were featured on Style Me Pretty a couple weeks back…Enjoy!

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Their ceremony spot was breathtaking in my opinion…

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I love the simplicity of tablescapes like these!

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For the dessert bar we wanted it to be homestyle, but still have a touch of elegance so we went with all cut glass clear stands and even added in some fun domes too!

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Thanks so much for stopping by the blog!  Hope you enjoy the holiday today!


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