The Marie Antoinette Cake That Took 6 Months To Make

Darlings, you have to lay eyes on this major confection created by a British mother for the country's Cake International competition. The cake took more than 200 hours to complete and features sugar eyelashes, something I wish I had back in the day.  To read more about this amazing feat, check out the story in … Continue reading The Marie Antoinette Cake That Took 6 Months To Make

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Marie Antoinette Cards…and a giveaway!

We've done our share of party planning but when I saw these Marie-inspired cards at a store near my house, I had to post them. They're made by a card company called Calypso and they are fabulous. Cards for birthdays... Even a Birthday Wish from Napoleon himself Not to forget weddings Or new babies Buy … Continue reading Marie Antoinette Cards…and a giveaway!

Imbibe! The Marie Antoinette Cocktail

In this Wednesday series we tackle Marie Antoinette party ideas. We’ve covered cakes [here and here] and invitations [here and here] and even party accessories, dress code and decor. Today we enjoy a specialty cocktail. There are various Marie Antoinette cocktail recipes online. Honestly, most of them sound terrible. Marie would not have had even … Continue reading Imbibe! The Marie Antoinette Cocktail

Tower of Macarons! Centerpiece for a Marie Antoinette Party

In this Wednesday series we tackle Marie Antoinete party ideas. We’ve covered cakes [here and here] and invitations [here and here] and even party accessories, dress code and decor. Every dessert table needs a centerpiece. Why bother when with flowers when you can have this awesome macaron centerpiece from Macaron Cafe (whose chef has ties … Continue reading Tower of Macarons! Centerpiece for a Marie Antoinette Party

Planning the Marie Antoinette Party: Decor

For an exhaustive Marie Antoinette Party planning guide click here Party like it’s 1785! Anyone can have an 80s party, but as we've been discussing in this space, the real fun comes from a 1780s party. A Marie Antoinette party is a super theme for showers, milestone birthdays, DVD Viewing parties and even weddings. It's … Continue reading Planning the Marie Antoinette Party: Decor

Planning the Marie Antoinette Party: Even more awesome Marie-inspired invites

For an exhaustive Marie Antoinette Party planning guide click here. For the past few weeks we've used our Wednesdays to discuss the very important matter of planning the Marie Antoinette party. I've covered cakes and more cakes and last Wednesday in this space I introduced you to some very lovely Marie Antoinette inspired invitations. Since … Continue reading Planning the Marie Antoinette Party: Even more awesome Marie-inspired invites