Spring Bridal Shower

filed under: Miscellaneous on March 8, 2010

When I did my first bridal shower last year, I planned for months. My MIL sews, and I enlisted her help for creating a pink and brown bridal fairy land. I bought the fabric, she sewed no less then 27 pillow covers and slip covers for chairs.

It was a lot of fun!

And a lot of work.

But I discovered a passion for design… and as of late, I have been able to express that passion through baking.

When planning for a recent bridal shower, I wanted to do something whimsical… but easy.

Pretty… but easy.

Personalized and significant…but easy.

This is what I came up with.


I know this picture is totally blown out and hard to see, but I love it!

Sorry. Actually distinguishable pictures to follow.


I made a cake, cupcakes, and sugar cookies, all decorated in a pink and green spring theme.









If you are interested in the super easy tutorial on this design that consists of no more then ten pictures (from beginning to end!)… just let me know.

Wedding season is soon upon us! I cant wait to see all the wonderful and creative ways people decorate and celebrate!


I am so so pleased to tell you about a new venture in my life… I am starting a new partnership with Project Weddings!

You can see me over there today… just click here.

So, thanks to the AMAZING contributors over there, I have a whole new set a challenges in front of me that I could not be more excited about. They really inspire me to try new things and be more bold… I just hope I can do that site justice!

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  • Jenny says:

    You are the fondant queen!
    I’m so proud of you – *tear*!

  • Anny says:

    These are so lovely!

  • Grapefruit says:

    Totally love these and the tutorial post is really detailed & helpful as well. The cupcakes look so pretty.

  • Lianne says:

    These look so pretty! (: Love the colours! Thanks for being so detailed in all your posts, helps me alot!

  • grace says:

    spring is in the air, although it’s nice to have festively-designed cakes and cookies to remind us of that fact when the weather outside is still a little frightful… 🙂

  • Katie says:

    So simple and beautiful! I love the colours and the the design!

  • Liz says:

    Dear Amanda,
    You are simply incredible.
    Love, Liz

  • Heather says:

    Beautiful, as usual! :o) What tip are you using to ice the cupcakes?

  • Peggy says:

    I would love a tutorial post… I host an annual friendship tea around Mothers Day for my closest friends… This would be perfect for dessert 🙂 thank you… just beautiful

  • Tanya - The Chatty Mom says:

    It is such a good thing that my girls did not see this post…I’d be in the kitchen right now baking like a maniac. 🙂 Very cute & “Springy”. I may be contacting you…we’re part of a wedding for Memorial weekend.

  • kathy says:

    Love this cake, Tutorial please!!

  • Jan says:

    So very simple, beautiful and elegant!! I love the colors and the particular style of the cakes and the design! Great work!!