Alana Jones-Mann – Page 146

Alana Jones-Mann

baked goods, birthday party, cakes, kids

Baked: (Modern) Circus Cupcakes

Just over a year ago I was hired to make my first baby shower cake. I didn’t know much about the woman I was making it for, but that didn’t change the amount of time and effort I put into it.  It was such a beauty!  Well, just a couple of weeks ago I received the best compliment when I was hired to make cupcakes for their little girl’s 1st birthday.  That baby shower cake was one of my first major cakes I was paid for and now, a year later, they thought of me.  It meant so  ...

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party decor, vintage, weddings

Night at the Circus

Recently I conceptualized, styled and transformed my living room into an 1890s circus for a little get together, with the help of my friend, Amalia Rompoulias. This vintage circus theme is one of my favorites.  With antiques, old carnival photos, baked goods and handmade elements it all looked so great!  We  setup a big top tent using old fabric.  A vintage trunk served as the drink table and persian rugs were used to cover the snacks and dessert tables. Additionally for the decor, vintage  ...

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etc, fall, halloween

Hello, Fall

Fall is here which has me all sorts of excited for the start of what I love most – the holiday season!  With Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas around the corner my mind is about to explode with baking, crafting and decorating ideas. These photos were taken on a weekend excursion last Fall – a visit to a pumpkin patch we had found somewhere in New Jersey. Unfortunately, I have no idea where we were so we’ll just have to explore and find a new patch this year.  ...

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party decor, pugs

Just Another Pug Birthday

Our little guy, Dylan, turned 6 last week! (six years old! where did the time go?!) Since he prefers socializing with humans more than other dogs, we invited our favorite human friends over for a birthday brunch to celebrate his cute little pug self. I love any excuse to decorate and had been crafting some tissue poms earlier in the week – so the table setup was a bit feminine, but it sure looked cute! I photoshopped a birthday character for him and personalized the straws and muffin  ...

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