A Sweet Pink Dessert Table

Photographer Mel Barlow sent me this super sweet pink dessert table she photographed for a Martha Stewart wedding show last month. Dawn of One Girl Cookies (based in Brooklyn, NY) created the table and was sweet enough to share some of her inspirations behind the dessert bar below…

Basically, my inspiration for the dessert bar was the overwhelming joy a kid feels when entering a candy store. Just staring at all of the choices and deciding what to have gets people giddy and what bride doesn’t want giddy guests?! In addition, I thought it would be nice to add an element of playfulness and interest to a party by having a modernized version of a Venetian hour.

The choices are almost endless… of course, all of the tea cookies, cupcakes, whoopie pies, etc… that we sell at the shop. Then, if the couple would like, we can add some additional elements to really get personal. We can use a family recipe, we can recreate a childhood favorite (Girl Scout Samoas, anyone?) or bring in a cultural element (we are doing a table for a May wedding that will include tim tams for an Australian groom).

Lots of great ideas for a yummy dessert bar!

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  1. johnwaire | photo on:

    …what a schweet white-balance challenge :)

  2. I was there! This was the table setup at the NY Wedding Librbary Wedding Party, right? I tasted those whoopie pies… and yes, they taste as divine as they look :-)

  3. I'm not going to comment every single time, telling how amazing everything looks, but I wanted to say how much I love your blog! Keep up the good work!PS You totally confused me over the wedding style I'll go for, but still looking the detail on all your posts whilst I'm deciding.xxx

  4. Wow, that is wonderful! Delicious, soft, and inviting.

  5. Yum, makes me wish I could be at that party. I especially love the font and colors on the food labels. They did a great job of recreating that overwhelming joy you feel.

  6. I LOVE this! Deliciously decadent.

  7. I just saw these amazing pics the other day! It all looks so yummy! I actually worked/meet Mel for the first time this past weekend on a wedding in SF. Mel does amazing work!

  8. deliciously lovely and what looks to be deliciously tasty! I'll take one of each please!

  9. wow. wow. wow. I am totally smitten with this array of sweets and delectable treats. lm.x

  10. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the set-up of the table and the desserts themselves look delicious too.

  11. That pale-pink cake in the last shot is gorgeous! holy crap.

  12. Exquisite! … and now I am starving – sweet tooth buzzing…

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