Lovely Little Ladybug

Ladybugs are one of my favorite party themes!  I love them in different colors, and I love them in their traditional red and black armor.  Rose, of Rose Bakes, recently baked the treats for a Ladybug First Birthday party, and she is sharing them with us today!  Birthdays, Mother’s Days, Picnics, Going Away Parties- they all would be cute in a ladybug theme- just add a few (or all!) of these sweet treats, and alert the aphids!

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Chalkboard Cake Bunting

I am thrilled to share a BUNTING TUTORIAL with you from Natalie, at Katarina’s Paperie!  This CHALKBOARD BUNTING is just in time for back-to-school as well as being perfect for any occasion!  This party detail works great with boy and girl themes AND celebrations for any age!  Follow along and you will soon have this cute idea gracing your next celebration cake!  (P.S. Read on to find a grand opening special when you shop with Katarina’s Paperie!)

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Cakes Cakes Cakes

Oh MY!  Four very lovely and very talented ladies pooled their amazing cake decorating skills and designed the most fabulous dessert table as a celebration of Mother’s Day!  Using the same color palette of pinks, blues, and whites, each decorated cakes and brought them together for one STUNNING display!  These cakes would be welcomed at any celebration at any time of the year- they are gorgeous!

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Tartas and Co

It is always fun to see the creativity that pops up in my inbox from readers who have something to contribute to The Party Wagon!  I was delighted when Tartas and Co. in Madrid sent me these photos of her work!

Cory recently opened her new shop…

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Oh My at the Toppers

I am crazy about EDIBLE DETAILS and the creative force behind the cuteness, Brittany!  Her work will amaze you- and I am thrilled to say that she is offering a giveaway to fans of The Party Wagon!

Trained at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts School, Brittany can create the perfect cake or cupcake topper for you using fondant- and her extraordinary talent…

This little bike wins me over every time I see it!  These toppers would also look cute on iced sugar cookies and brownies!

Edible Details makes entertaining easier by offering toppers that dress up your cupcakes and cakes!  She does the decorating for you and sends it to your door!

Edible Details can match your toppers to your invitations- send her an image and watch her create!

Brittany’s culinary skills have earned her a spot in two episodes of TLC’s Ultimate Cake Off

I love, love these little milkshake toppers!

And this would actually make me consider thinking about Christmas in the middle of summer…

Oh, MY, at the toppers!  I love all of the work from Edible Details!  I am excited to tell you that Brittany is offering a gift certificate for $25.00* to one lucky winner!  To enter for a chance to win…

1.  Leave a comment here at The Party Wagon saying that you would love to win the gift certificate to Edible Details!

2.  Being a fan of our Facebook pages will give you another entry- just leave a second comment on the blog letting us know you are a fan and you will be entered again!  If you aren’t a FB fan yet, just click the links and then click the “like” button.

http://www.facebook.com/EdibleDetails

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Party-Wagon/124204640988081

 3.   For an extra entry, leave a comment telling Brittany your favorite item at http://www.edibledetails.com/

*Please note that shipping is not included in the giveaway.

Thank you for entering!  You may enter once a day.  A winner will be announced on this blog on Monday, August 8.  Please spread the word, GOOD LUCK, and THANK YOU for being a part of Edible Details and The Party Wagon!

Layered Bake Shop ladybug cake
I Only Wish They Delivered

I think it is safe to say that I have a thing for cakes~ and that is why I am so excited to share the amazing cakes from Shannon and Lisa at Layered Bake Shop.  I hope you have as much fun looking as I do and that you will find some inspiration for your next party!  It is hard to decide where to start!!  How about a super cute ladybug cake?

Or, an absolutely adorable peace sign, sleepover cake…

A close up of those tiny bunny slippers…

Another version of a sleepover cake~

I still can’t get over this cake…

The details that go into the cakes from Layered Bake Shop are amazing~

And look what they can do with Dr. Seuss…

Theodor Geisel would be SO proud!!

I love the cute little farm animals~

And bowling never looked better…

And this one is for the inner rock star in all of us~

Something tells me that Bo was one happy rocker!

LAYERED BAKE SHOP is a new bakery located in Dallas, TX- it is opening doors to a new storefront soon!  Be sure to see more of their cakes and other treats at

http://layeredbakeshop.com/

Also, stop by their Facebook page and click the “Like” button!

http://www.facebook.com/Layeredbakeshop?sk=wall

And, I wasn’t kidding when I said I wish they delivered!!