Monday, June 1, 2015

{Guardians & Ghostbusters Smash Birthday}

Once again I was asked to create a dessert table for two little boys who are into totally different things. This time around the boys wanted a Guardians of the Galaxy and Ghostbusters.  It's always a challenge to mix non related themes, but with some research and a little bit of creativity anything is possible.

The backdrop was the main challenge.  I wanted to incorporate both themes in one big scene, and this is what I came with.  We used this background for the invitations as well.

I was lucky to find that the people of Funko have collections of every theme and TV show there is out there.  And sure enough I was able to find the whole GOTG and Ghostubsters collections!  These would be the binding element for our party.

Once we had decided on the backdrop the rest was easier.  We focused on the colors of both themes and chose a palette of red, blue, green and black.

We also identified which elements of both movies we would use to decide on our candy and desserts.  So for example we had Groot and ghost cookies, cupcakes with toppers of each theme, brownies with Starlord toppers and chocolate covered marshmallows with green ("slime") chocolate.  Mari fron Sugar Bliss created the delicious display of sweets.

The cakes are always a focal point on my displays and this time Jovanna Valentín created two pieces with great toppers and designs.  I am in love with the baby Groot topper! The cupcakes, also by Jovanna, were amazing too.

To tie off everything I created a banner, signs, dessert tags and favor bag tags.  Overall I think we accomplished the mail goal and the kids were amazed with their table.

Design, styling and paper products: Partylicious
Cakes & cupcakes: Jovanna Valentín
Desserts: Sugar Bliss by Mari