Let’s Be Mermaids

I love this theme! Do I say that to every theme? But I really really do love the mermaid idea. It’s such a cute party theme, versatile, and quirky. So many possibilities.

I remember watching the Little Mermaid over and over again as a kid (I can neither confirm or deny watching it as an adult) and pretending to be Ariel in the bathtub. Who’s with me? πŸ™‚

I also wanted to share with you fine folks this 20% coupon for Beau-Coup. They have the cutest part items and favors. Use this code to redeem your discount!

This was such a fun cake to make! We had lots of conversations, the client and I, on all the details this cake needed to be absolutely perfect. The funny part was that the birthday girl really wanted a Little Mermaid Birthday party. But my client shares my views about being super character-specific. I’m not a huge fan of your usual party-store themes with all the matching paper plates and balloons. There is so much more potential out there to make something amazing and unique! And if you can’t come up with anything, hit me up. I’m overflowing with ideas.

So she decided to go with a more generic mermaid theme, but asked that I add a small Ariel to the cake just so the birthday girl is happy. πŸ™‚ I think this is the best of both worlds!

The scales on the cake were made with this fondant, my go-to option every single time.

To add to the whimsical mermaid vibe, we made these cute cupcakes with the perfect mermaid fins.

And to break out of my comfort zone a bit, I was asked to make a french macaron in the shape of a shell! *gasp* I’ve never tried to make anything other than the piped circle of the traditional macaron, so I was a bit scared of this one. But I’d say it turned out pretty cute, what do you guys think?

We tried to tone down the gold on this party as well; so we used more silver details and I think it went super well with the lavender and teal scheme!

So freaking CUTE!!

Here are a few links to complete the look of this party:

Cake Stands

Unique Mermaid dolls

Coral Reef Decor

Under the Sea Backdrop

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The start up of a new Cruise Ship – Part 1

You’d only know if you’ve been through it. Cruise ship launches are the most arduous, creative, and unique events you’ll ever see.

The ever-changing environment (literally, spaces still being built, furniture being loaded, workers still finalizing details everywhere), it will definitely keep you on your toes!

It’s one thing to walk into a venue knowing its limitations and capabilities. But on a brand new ship, you’re looking at a newly finished masterpiece, susceptible to smudging of the still-wet paint. Everything is new, everyone is new, and everything we accomplish, it’s for the first time.

This was officially the 3rd ship I’ve helped bring out! Its probably my favorite project to be involved in.

Cant wait to share more about this incredible new ship.

Let’s get this party started.

Wow. Why did it take us so long to start blogging?

I must admit, it was a bit daunting to imagine the effort that goes behind maintaining a blog. I’m a busy girl, with the events we have lined up, a stay at home mom, and a moonlighting as a baker, I hardly have free time to sit and chat.

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And yet here we are! I’m excited to be able to give you a glimpse of what goes on behind the curtains in our crazy world. Hope you enjoy the journey with us.

So let’s start from the beginning.

Hi! I’m Priscilla. I’m an event planner, baker, and self proclaimed hostess with the mostest. I love everything sweet, and I will take any opportunity to help put a party together.

Keep an eye here for more posts on our journey, funny event stories and some great insider tips on pulling off great events that will be talked about for years to come.