A Reflection of 2013

Happy New Year to all of you! Thank you all for such amazing year, without your support we would not have made it this far. We have gathered some images of some of the events we catered to in 2013 … Continue reading

LIAM’s Mickey Mouse 1st Birthday

WELCOME TO LIAM’S 1ST BIRTHDAY!  DECOR This party was a ton of fun to create! We did a lot of hands on work for this event and we stuck to the traditional color palate of red, yellow & black. As the guests … Continue reading

Welcome Royal Prince Baby Shower

This Welcome Prince baby shower was created for a special Baby Boy! We used Royal Blue & Gold to represet royalty as well as for a luxurious and modern vibe.  Sweet treats on the dessert table included a golden crown cake, shimmering … Continue reading

Step right up and join the FUN!

Get ready for a ton of color and fun!  This Carnival Themed 1st Birthday party was such an awesome event.  We designed this amazing carnival themed birthday party for an adorable little boy named John Thomas.  I’m pretty sure all the children … Continue reading

Once Upon A Time…

Once Upon a Time, there was a mom-to-be who dreamed of her Baby Shower enchanting her guests with all the sweetness that only a Princess could bring… Today Favors & More gives you a taste of Xiomara’s Baby Shower! Princesses … Continue reading

Sugar Rush!

Growing up, every girl dreams of having a BIG Sweet 16 Party.  Besides their wedding, many girls become excited as they plan what their party theme would be.  The themes have become more & more unique so instead of the usual “Pink & … Continue reading

Fairy Princess Birthday Party

Almost every girl dreams of having a Princess Party at least once in her lifetime and if they get to have it, they will most likely create one for their daughter 😉  This theme is awesome cause you could use it for almost any life event (Baby Shower, Birthday Party, and even a Bridal Shower!)

If there are two things every Princess Party needs, it would be:

* SPARKLES *

&

* TUTUS *

With that said, we designed the concept of this 1st birthday party with those two important things in mind!  This Birthday was held outdoor in a spacious backyard in Englewood, NJ.   Our client wanted a simple, but memorable birthday for her daughter, so she rented tables and chairs and we brought in all the decor.  Welcome to Bella’s Fairy Princess 1st Birthday Party!!

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This was the entrance to the backyard where the party was held.

We created these balloon columns to represent the entrance of a castle.

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These were the guest table centerpieces.  Our client  wanted something simple, so we made tulle pom poms, added a crown and some balloons on top of the centerpieces.

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Here are some party favors for the Princesses that attended the party.  They all received their own Princess cup & Tiara.

Everyone loved the tiaras so much that we saw some adults wearing them as well!  ;o)

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 Here is a closeup of the Ruffled Tutu skirt we hand-made for the Head Table where we placed the candy buffet and all other desserts.

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Here are the Homemade Rice Krispie Wands made by the Princess’s mom!  These were yummy!

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We blinged-out some vases and added star wands to bring some Sparkle to the table.

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Matching Princess Favor Boxes for the candy display

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When we came across this little wire dress figurine and  we decided to recreate a Fairy Princess look but making her skirt out of tulle (the top was created with an elastic material and my favorite piece was the little feather that was added to the side as a pendant to really pull the look off), and then we topped it off with a Tiara 😉

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Here is a collage of the highlighted items for this event.  We really enjoyed working on this event from Start to Finish.

For more images of this event, please click HERE.

Are you planning an event for yourself or guests?

Don’t feed into the misconception of not being able to bake your cake and eat it too!

You can plan your event ANDDDD enjoy it!! A lot of times when you are planning an event to celebrate a milestone or accomplishment in your own life, you could easily forget who you are planning it for. You start taking into consideration other peoples ideas, interests, likes and dislikes and the next thing you know, you get lost in the mix. Keep in mind…the event is to celebrate you!!! Don’t lose yourself in the planning. Don’t allow external forces to get in the way of making your special day as magical as you have envisioned it. Plan the event of your life to celebrate YOU and do it to YOUR taste and desires.

Whether you’re getting married, celebrating your baby shower (unless someone is planning it secretly for you) or any other special occasion, the special day you are planning is yours and it should be designed as such.
If you’re planning your wedding, put aside what your bridesmaids, lovely mother-in-law and/or your “OMG” best friend is saying and think about what you want and how you want this day to be.

It’s okay to be a bit selfish! You should focus on what you like, the vendors you want to work with and envision what you want the outcome of your event to be. The memories of this special day are what follow you forever, make it everything you expected and more!

~Jennifer Ysabel~