Spring & Summer Obsessions

Bright colors and unique design catch the eye this season. Spring into summer with these hot party trends and add an element of chic to your next warm weather event.

Cakehole Project

Stylish cupcake holders from Phoenix-based Cake Hole Project will elevate your food presentation to an art installation. Displays hold everything from cupcakes to muffins, shot glasses to mini desserts, small plates, candies, jewelry, and more. Styles range from sturdy tabletop models to spiraling ceiling-mounted holders. Visit CakeHoleProject.com for purchasing and to view the gallery. Main image courtesy of Laura Winslow Photography.



Dress the Drink Cocktail Accessories

Luxurious Wedding Cocktails by Dress the Drink add completely edible elegance to your event’s signature cocktail. Unique garnishes like sterling silver flakes, real flowers glazed in sugar, chocolate swizzle sticks, and candied gems complement any color scheme or theme. Visit the gallery at LuxuriousWeddingCocktails.com; in the Southwest, cocktails are available through Sensational Events, Destiny’s Bride, and select caterers and venues.



Magnetic Light Charms

Transform plain fixtures or embellish your home for holidays with Light Charms magnetic accessories. Dangling crystals and ornaments adhere to any metal surface, including candle holders, chandeliers, lamp shades, and wall sconces. Shop products at LightCharms.com.



Roundabouts Cupcake Sleeves

Try festive Roundabouts Cupcake Sleeves by Moon Cherie and say goodbye to naked cupcakes. “I’d see cupcakes in magazines and bakeries where the top was decorated beautifully, but the bottoms were just plain,” says Roundabouts creator Sheri Mersola, “I couldn’t help but wonder, what about the other half?” With over 70 designs now available for every occasion and holiday, Roundabouts are available online at RoundaboutSleeves.com and in retail stores nationwide.



Never before has a salad tong so clearly screamed “Summer!” French Bull Servingware by Jackie Shapiro is perfect for backyard parties, picnics, and everyday dinners at home. The melamine designs are lightweight, kid-friendly, dishwasher safe, and high heat-resistant. Available online at GiveSimple.com.