Alana Jones-Mann

Alana Jones-Mann

diy desserts

A Beautiful Mess Ice Cream Sundae Cake

I’m VERY excited to announce that I’m going to be contributing for one of my favorite blogs of all-time, ABeautifulMess.com. I have been such a fan of Elsie and Emma’s work for a verrrry long time. Before I had this blog, I actually used to run an Etsy store and I advertised for the Etsy store on ABeautifulMess WAY back when (probably 2011-ish). I’ve always just loved their aesthetic! Needless to say, to now be able to contribute posts for them is a total dream!  ...

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cupcakes, desserts

Gingham Cupcakes with Cherries

This past weekend we went to Cinespia’s screening of “A League of Their Own” at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery with a group of friends. I had been doing some baking earlier in the day, and decided to decorate some cupcakes to bring to the movie. I had been using a similar piping technique on the cakes I had been working on earlier that morning (you’ll see those later), so I decided to stick with the same basketweave-esque pattern but switched up the colors I had been  ...

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cakes, diy desserts, pugs

Pug and Corgi Cakes with A Cozy Kitchen

Since moving to LA, I’ve met the most wonderful, creative women. One of those women is Adrianna of A Cozy Kitchen (you’re probably familiar with her incredible cook book). I’ve always admired her work and beautiful food photos from afar, so at the end of last year I went up to her and introduced myself at an event we were both at (well, I was just attending it and she was signing books at one of the tables! lol). It was then that we realized we were neighbors, both  ...

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diy projects, printables, weddings

Customizable Mid-Century Dessert Cards

A wedding cake is always a process. There’s making it (which takes MANY hours), prepping it for travel, and then the delivery and setup – the most stressful part! When all is said and done, there’s one detail that can easily be forgotten – place cards for the dessert table to label all the delicious desserts! Labeling the desserts on display helps entice the wedding guests and helps make sure they save room for dessert! I’ve designed a set of fun table cards  ...

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