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Haunted Mansion Inspired - Free Halloween Printables

Welcome Foolish Mortals... to the Haunted Mansion! Growing up in Southern California and being raised on Disney Princesses meant many trips to Disneyland as a child. Today I celebrate turning 25 by sharing some free Halloween printables inspired by a ride in a place that is near and dear to my heart - Disneyland's Haunted Mansion!

The color pallet included purple, green, black, and orange. The cupcake wraps were inspired by the Mansion Maids costumes and the iconic mansion wall paper. The prints I've created include a welcome sign featuring the hitch hiking ghosts and a Tomb Sweet Tomb cross-stitch. Check out my Haunted Mansion Pinterest Board for other decor ideas!

The tombstone cookies by Marinold Cakes were actually printed with edible ink using printables that Disney created. Check out the links down below to see other FREE Printables by Disney that would go with this party - especially the Tomb Sweet Tomb Treat Boxes! They are perfectly sized for making sure your little monsters don't make off with too much candy!


The Power of a Flower

What little girl doesn't love flowers? They come in all kinds of colors and shapes and they smell AMAZING! I am obsessed with the LA Flower District. I love turning onto Wall St when the smell of fresh flowers immediately fills your car. It instantly brightens my entire day and is a very welcomed change of pace from the other smells that can be found in downtown LA.

I was tickled pink at all the blooms that awaited me at part 2 of the joint birthday party. For those that follow me on Instagram, you know that I've been busy crafting paper flowers and I am so very proud of how beautiful the rose arch turned out. They matched perfectly with the pink ombre color scheme and with the paper flower bouquets my aunt, Marivic of Marinold Cakes made. Speaking of flowers she made, check out all the amazing blooms that can be found on the framed pictures of the celebrant on the main cake, the square rosette cake, and the cookies. I still can't believe she made the sweets for both parties!

Another flower feature that I loved working on was the pink baby's breath letters that hung above the candy bar. Guests had no problem cleaning out both the dessert table and candy bar. Candies coordinated with the gold, white, and ombre pink color palette; they included sixlets, chocolate balls, gum balls, chocolate kisses, jelly beans, salt water taffy, and Ferrero Rocher. It was truly a sweets spectacular for an even sweeter little girl - Happy 7th Birthday Mia!

Bow Ties are Cool

Last weekend was quite a weekend for Sugar and Soirées. Not only did we complete our first boy party, but it was also our first joint birthday party. Setting up for two completely different themes was quite a task but we're so pleased with how it turned out. Today I'm proud to share with you Gabriel's 10th birthday Dessert table. The theme was a mix of Steampunk elements and Dr. Who - none of which I was familiar with. Internet searches and pinning led to some great ideas. If you follow us on Instagram, you will find the completed gear candy bar tags. I think they compliment the extra large mason jars so perfectly.

I had so much fun collaborating with my oh so talented aunt - Marivic of Marinold Cakes. Can you believe she did the cake, cookies, and cupcakes for both parties?! She's amazing! Details to look out for include the assorted cookies, bow tie print, steampunk clock, cupcakes, and candy bar. The color pallet included Tardis Blue, Shades of Brown, Gold, Copper, Black, and Pops of Red. The candy bar featured salt water taffy, chocolate coins, kisses, truffles, gummy bears, toffee, swirl pops, and Ferrero Rocher. Flavors included Chocolate Hazelnut, Caramel, Milk Chocolate, Black Cherry, Blue Raspberry, and Toffee. It was all so delicious! Such a fun party both plan to attend - Thank you for checking it out and Happy 10th Birthday Gabriel!!

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