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Happy Monday, friends! It’s been crazy busy around here! The girls and I attended Creative Estates this weekend. What is Creative Estates, you ask? A fabulous blogging conference that happened to be held right here in Chandler, Arizona. We had such a fantastic time and can’t wait to share more details with you! In the meantime, I thought I would share some photos from the Welcome Reception “Cupcakes & Cocktails”, which was held Thursday night at a local restaurant, El Zocalo. It was filled with delicious cupcakes from Decadent Delights! I designed cupcake toppers and labels using the CE logo, colors and signature hounds tooth pattern! Lucky for me, I happened upon a hounds tooth background by Sprik Space and she gave me permission to use it in the designs {her fab patterns are not typically available for commercial use}! My assistant, Andrea {lime flower studio} captured these fab photos!

We hope your week is off to a great start and we look forward to sharing our new Easter Collection, Kate’s birthday party and much more this week!

  1. Heather P

    April 11th, 2011 at 7:22 am

    How beautiful and fun! I can’t wait to see Kate’s birthday party details. I’ve been looking forward to it!

  2. Tiffany @ The Nest Effect

    April 11th, 2011 at 8:13 am

    I love it! Very cute! =]

  3. Andrea

    April 11th, 2011 at 9:17 am

    Such a beautiful party & event! You did a great job KIM!! It was so good to meet you!

  4. Sara De St. Jean

    April 11th, 2011 at 9:24 am

    Oh I would have loved to have been there! It looks beautiful!, as ALWAYS!! I love how cheerful the yellow looks! I have a yellow party in the works and I think it has been my most favorite to work on because it is such a HAPPY color 🙂

  5. Meredith

    April 11th, 2011 at 9:48 am

    Beautiful Kim, Molly, Toni and Andrea!

  6. Amy {The Idea Room}

    April 11th, 2011 at 10:12 am

    It was a great event. Perfectly and beautifully planned and detailed. Thank you so much for making it so fun. Glad to finally meet you as well Kim.

  7. Kiriawhina

    April 8th, 2013 at 12:59 am

    I couldn’t agree more about gerratiics. I miss sitting with some of the elderly individuals I used to help and they would tell me stories for hours about the things that they witness when they were younger, and the lives that they lived up to the point that they needed care. I have always felt that the elderly know how to live their lives better than anyone, and they for sure never take it for granted! Sometimes the people taking care of them are not good people though, and it always breaks my heart to see someone talking badly to an elderly man or woman.I like how you made a switch from little tiny babies that have no real experience with life, to elderly men and women who have lived life to its fullest and still have more life to share with others. Such opposites!

  8. Alison

    April 11th, 2011 at 10:20 am

    So creative, colorful & delicious looking!

  9. Christy

    April 11th, 2011 at 10:25 am

    i love!

  10. Tauni

    April 11th, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    Kim, Wow. Words cannot express how grateful I am for all of your love and support this last weekend. Your cupcake table was the hit of our opening party and I couldn’t have been more pleased!

    Thank you, thank you, thank you for sharing your brilliance!!!

  11. Kim

    April 12th, 2011 at 4:50 pm

    Thank you for having us, Tauni! It was truly a pleasure to be involved!

  12. Gussy Sews

    April 11th, 2011 at 1:05 pm

    LOVE your style, my darling! xoxo

  13. Sandra Downie

    April 11th, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    Beautiful table Kim!

  14. Ieasha Akins

    April 11th, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    Looks awesome, and yummy!!!! Glad you had a good time!!

  15. Shelley Smith

    April 11th, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    Kim! Everything was AMAZING and beautiful.
    You’re my new idol!
    I’m so happy we had a chance to finally meet, take ridiculous (moose) pictures, and laugh too loud.
    That’s what friends are for… right?!

    We MUST do it again, soon!
    Love and miss you already, pretty lady!
    ~Shelley Smith

    PS. Tell Toni, Molly, and Andrea that I say hello as well! You ladies are like the dream team! Making gatherings fabulous, one cupcake topper at a time 🙂

  16. Kim

    April 12th, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    Oh Shelley, my dear Shelley! It was sooo fabulous to finally meet you! I only wish we had more time to spend together!! Let’s be roomies at the next event! 🙂 Love you! XOXO Kim

  17. Rene'

    April 11th, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    My jaw just hit the floor when I saw that 2nd pic. MY pic of that table looks sooooo different! Just goes to show what a good photog can do for a scene! And well done as usual, Kim. 🙂

  18. Kim

    April 12th, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    Andrea is our budding photographer, and she did a beautiful job with difficult lighting! Thank you for your sweet words!

  19. Jennpb

    April 11th, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    I’m so sad to have missed it! I know it must have been fabulous! Hopefully next time!

  20. Sandy a la Mode

    April 11th, 2011 at 7:29 pm

    you did SUCH an amazing job w/ the styling of this! and the cupcakes were uber delicious 🙂

  21. Joanna

    April 11th, 2011 at 8:00 pm

    Such a beautiful display! It was fabulous to meet you at the conference.

  22. Heather G.

    April 12th, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    It was amazing, Kim!

  23. Kim

    April 13th, 2011 at 12:52 pm

    So Beautiful!!! Where do you get your ruffled cake stands? I’ve been dying to find some just like them!
    Thanks!!

  24. Eloïse

    April 14th, 2011 at 11:51 pm

    Wow, this looks goregeous! You look pretty good on the pictures too!

  25. Holly

    April 15th, 2011 at 10:24 pm

    The table was beautiful and it was SUCH a pleasure to finally meet you!!

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