Ruffles and Roses Second Birthday Party!

Ruffles and Roses Girl Birthday Party

Reader Emily Felts was inspired by all things GIRLY + PINK for her daughter’s “Ruffles & Roses 2nd Birthday Party“. Being girly girls ourselves, this is right up our alley. We’re smitten! The rosette hanging poms are absolutely darling and a nice twist to the common tissue paper pom-poms. I also love the pink roses. My Mom always incorporated baby pink roses into my own birthday parties growing up – such a sweet addition! And check out that darling ruffle cake? It has it’s own bunting banner – super cute! Check out more pictures…Ruffles and Roses Girl Birthday Party 2Ruffles and Roses Girl Birthday Party 3Ruffles and Roses Girl Birthday Party 4Ruffles and Roses Girl Birthday Party 5Ruffles and Roses Girl Birthday Party 6Ruffles and Roses Girl Birthday Party 7Ruffles and Roses Girl Birthday Party 8Ruffles and Roses Girl Birthday Party 9

ROSE POMANDER BALLS
Emily used pink streamer paper to make individual paper roses to glue onto 8″ styrofoam balls creating rose pomanders. The white poms are made out of baking cups pinned onto styrofoam balls. How clever is that?! What a neat DIY element!

SWEETS TABLE
She served cake pops, cupcakes, sugar cookies and a ruffle buttercream cake.  The cupcake pedestals are made out of wood rounds glued to short wood candlesticks, both found at a local craft store.

DARLING DECOR
“The accordion banner with my daughter’s name was made out of pages from an antique book.  I love the distressed colors of the book’s pages.  Favor bags were held together with small white doilies and homemade barrettes.” – Emily Felts

SAVORY EATS
For the savory foods, Emily served mini chicken salad croissants, individual fruit and yogurt parfaits, and turkey and cheese sandwiches served in individual mini lunch boxes! Mini mason jars were used for pink lemonade.  Instead of having the mason jar silver lid, she replaced it with a piece of pink laminated paper and punched a small hole through the top for a straw – these were a hit!

 

Rose Cake Pops Tutorial

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Rose Cake Pops Tutorial Cake pops are delightful little bites of sweet cake coated with chocolate. Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and we have lots of tutorials and DIY ideas for you. We especially love rosettes so we had to share this "Rose Cake Pop" tutorial with you! If you try your hand at these cuties, be sure to send us a picture! Thanks to Audrey Novak of Sweet Cheeks … { Continue Reading }

Hey Diddle Diddle Baby Shower

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Hey Diddle Diddle Baby Shower If you are looking for a fun theme for a baby shower, look no further! This charming nursery rhyme themed shower from Shannon at Sweet Pea Soirees incorporates all of the elements you’d want to celebrate the mommy-to-be. Based on the well-known, “Hey Diddle Diddle…” rhyme, the party featured delicious confections like moon shaped cookies and cupcakes adorned … { Continue Reading }

Wedding Showcase: Classic Coral

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Classic Coral I have had the pleasure of knowing this bride since junior high (!) so you can imagine how happy I was to attend her beautiful wedding. After meeting in college, Shana and Josh dated for seven years before tying the knot on a gorgeous June day, and things could not have been more perfect! The ceremony was held outdoors in front of a sparkling waterfall at Branches in NJ, and in … { Continue Reading }

Ladylike Bridal Shower!

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Ladylike Bridal Shower Every bride deserves something special and unique for her bridal shower, so when this New Jersey bride asked for a “Ladylike Luncheon”, I couldn’t have been more excited! Round tables were adorned with brown and pink décor (the bride’s wedding colors of course!)  and vases were filled with beautiful pink roses-adding a lovely fresh garden feel to the room. Different … { Continue Reading }