Monday, September 5, 2011

Purple Paris themed baby shower

First comes marriage, then comes Mama with a baby carriage!  I was so excited to be a part of my friend K's baby shower....this is her first baby and it's a boy...but the theme for the baby shower was Purple which is K's all time favorite color.

I was totally impressed by the entertaining skills and the intense level of details of the 3 gals, Y, V & L who hosted the shower.  Since I've been in the biz for so long, I thought I have pretty much seen it all.

I was definitely impressed and I hope that K was too.  Every little detail was purple, including the frosting on the cupcakes to the hand decorated onesie shaped and Eiffel Tower sugar cookies too. They made all the canapes, macarons, cupcakes, cookies, tiramisu and madeleines from scratch.  Not only did everything look amazing, everything tasted scrumptious too! 

I was happy to contribute to the shower by providing the ribboned cake tray, 5 tiered dessert trays, clear drink cones for the lavender lemonade (as requested by the Mommy to be) and the heart shaped tea cups too.

These double layered flower petal shells are made from colored sandwich wraps. 
They were hand cut with a flower shaped cookie cookie, brushed with olive oil and baked at 250 degrees F for 1/2 hour.  They became flavorful canapes once they were piped with a salmon mousse.

Who knew that shrimp cocktail could look so exotic and taste so refreshing
with a simple blanched snow pea pod attached to it?

These were delicious crab meat canapes!

This was the perfect home, built with alot of TLC,
especially for a gracious hostess with a great love for entertaining.

I'm totally in awe of the talented V.C. who made this adorable fondant cake
with a silhouette of the Mommy-to-be....I'm swooning over the details like the long eyelashes. 

It's too bad that these talented gals don't sell their goodies to the public...only for their own private parties.

So if you're lucky enough to be invited to their parties, you'll get to nibble on these delicious morsels otherwise, you'll have to settle by feasting your eyes on their culinary creations online.

Note:  Photos courtesy of V.C. since my battery ran out after the first 1/2 hour of the party.


  1. Where can one purchase the silver cake stand as shown?

  2. Outdoor. This can give you great wedding decoration ideas if you love the outdoors. Why not have your reception in the afternoon in a garden? Tie candles hanging low from trees, if it's your garden plant things that will flower at that time, if it's not your garden, buy pot plants to place around to brighten it up. You'll need a back up rain plan though. Also have a little couple, hiking or fishing as the cake topper.

  3. The cake looks awesome and the preparations are delicious.Simple wedding cakes with decorations look adorable.