A Prepster’s Christening |Candy Table|

CW distinctive DESIGNS specializes in dessert tables and candy buffets, but it is a great pleasure when we get to cross over to overall event designer.  I marvel over some details that  event planners/designers pull off, and definitely have an overwhelming appreciation for every detail that they think of and carry through on.  I realize some people won’t ever notice the coordinating patterns on the paper items, or the placement of the favor box, or even the complimentary fabric used throughout a venue, but I do…AND I LOVE it!!

Photo Credit: (top left) KasalNY.com, (top right) Nuts.com, (bottom right) HWTM.com

I always create an inspiration board for my events for various reasons.  1. It helps the client to step into my mind and understand my vision.  2. It helps to keep all vendors that I use or bring in to be on the same page.  3.  (Most importantly) It helps me coordinate all of the fabric, ribbons, embellishments, treats, paper, etc that I am using.

My vision for this Christening was classy country club, so it was perfect that we were set up in the sunroom of the venue.  The whites were crisper and the colors were more vibrant.  I love patterns; for that reason, I used polka dots because it was a baby event, the chevron because it shouts, “Modern!” and focused on argyle to highlight my “prepster” vision.

Visit our facebook page for even more photos from this event!  Party Printables will be available soon in our ETSY shop.

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Tiffany Blue + Zebra Print Candy Buffet |Baby Shower|

This was one rockin’ celebration!  Three cakes, huge flower centerpieces, crystal embellishments, large candy spread, and dancing music…now that’s how you celebrate the upcoming arrival of a new child!  AND the mother-to-be danced all night….what a trooper:) Visit our facebook page for more photos:)

 

{Sweet Treat Dessert Table} *NEW LAUNCH*

 

Cheryl of CW distinctive DESIGNS is excited to*LauNch* the new Sweet Treat Dessert Table! This time it’s part of a teal & brown {Winter Wonderland-Inspired} Baptismal Celebration for her son.  Who better to test out the new edible craft, but her family and friends!

In keeping with the theme, Cheryl came up with unique + clever ways to incorporate her design.

Tissue Pom Poms were attached to the wall to add dimension and color.  This DIY project tutorial is featured on CW distinctive DESIGNS’s blog.

Continue viewing for images and details as told by Cheryl

The INSPIRATION for the sweet treat table was a modern teal and brown invitation ordered from Tiny Prints and a color-coordinating cardstock that was chic and fun!  The centerpiece of the sweet treat dessert table was an unbelievable 4-tiered cupcake stand displaying my FAVORITE current OBSESSION – sTuFFeD cUpCaKeS!  I made cupcake wrappers, and the cupcakes were adorned using DIY toothpick labels.

Candy choices included: dark chocolate covered pomegranates & blueberries, chocolate covered pretzels, Ferrero Rondnoir chocolates, gummy cola bottles, and sour gummy raspberries

Guests were able to enjoy the desserts throughout the celebration, and take some home for an enjoyable favor in a frosted cupcake box that were sealed with a petal hook.

The DIRTcups were personalized with petal-shaped cut-out stickers. I designed and created all the stickers and labels. I love using varying shapes and sizes to add to the design! 

Caramel popcorn clusters filled the homemade cardstock candy cones.

Other dessert treats included: chocolate-dipped hazelnut wafers, brownies, Reese’s dessert bars, & cream puffs

VENDOR CREDITS:

Design, stickers/labels, & Sweet Treat Dessert Table: CW distinctive DESIGNS
Stuffed Cupcakes: The Petite Cafe Nutley, NJ *Featured on the Oprah Show*

Food Catering: Top Tomato

Invitation : Tiny Prints

Cardstock/Paper Design: Moxxie