Since I was young, I have always been interested in baking. My sister (Nikki) and I used to invade our mom’s kitchen to bake all sorts of pastries. Nikki’s creations were always greeted with, “Oohs” and “Aahs”, or “this is delicious, Nikki!”, while my own concoctions were accompanied with “maybe you should have left it longer in the oven, dear”.
And so imagine my delight when I finally got a chance to create a Baking-themed party (partnered with Nikki as well)! The client and I went through 2 meetings just to brainstorm for ideas, and she chose the baking theme above all of my other suggestions. This theme was also close to her heart, as she told me that as a child her family used to own and manage a coffee shop, and they would work with commercial bakers for the shop’s pastry offerings.
The trickiest part about this party is all the small, little details that make it extra special. Here’s a snapshot of the stage set-up to show you what I mean:
See what I mean? There are so many small details that this long-view does not give the set-up justice. Let’s zoom in on and take a look at the little details that all the other guests of the party enjoyed so much: [Read more…]