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Trend Alert: Frozen Party {Sweets Table}

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with the “Trend Alert” where I share with you some of the hottest trends in party planning! Today’s guest post is all about the hot new trend FROZEN PARTIES inspired by Disney’s new movie, Frozen.

One of the best kid’s movies I’ve seen in a long time, Frozen is sure to be one of the most requested birthday party themes of the year.  I’m excited to share with you my ideas for styling a Frozen sweets table for your next party without using any Frozen themed commercial party products.  To pull in the Disney Frozen elements, I simply used Frozen toys and a package of Queen Elsa dress up items!





Vinyl Backdrops & Blanket Table Linens
Backdrops and table linen is where I start to set the scene for any themed sweets table.  Since most of the movie was set in a wintery environment, I wanted to recreate that look and feel so I stuck to an icy blue and white color palette.

To set the scene, I used this sparkly silvery white vinyl backdrop from Bubblegum Backdrops to resemble the twinkly icy landscape and this furry white blanket as a table linen that looks just like a wintery blanket of snow on the table.  To complete the look I added three crystal trees towering above the table that look just like those ice covered trees from the movie!


Clear Acrylic & Glass to represent Ice and Sugar to represent Snow
Ice and snow were a huge part of the movie Frozen, but you can’t exactly use snow and ice in your sweets table design without a melted mess, so it’s time to get creative!  I use clear acrylic or plastic trays filled with clear acrylic rocks to simulate the look of crushed ice and mix in glass faux ice cubes to add blocks of ice as decor details.

Sugar is my go-to decor element whenever I’m trying to simulate the look of snow.  It’s sparkly look is perfect, is so easy to work with and is readily available in your local grocery store.




When designing a Frozen themed dessert table, it’s important to keep the color palette consistent even in the actual desserts & candy you display on the table.  Here I had the amazing Autumn Lynn’s Chocolate Sins custom create these sparkly candy apples, mini donuts and cake pops that went perfectly with the theme.  Finish it off with all white candy from Candy Warehouse and use creative displays like this push pop acrylic stand from Koyal Wholesale filled with white sugar bead candy and topped with white tulle sticks from Fizzy Party that look like sparkly balls of snow.







Check out how cool this DIY Queen Elsa’s ice castle cupcake display looks nestled in a tray of snowy sugar.  This was so easy to do using items from my kitchen, store-bought cupcakes and adding a few designer items like these glitter cupcake wrappers from Dress My Cupcake, fondant snowflake toppers from Edible Details, bling Sparkle Sticks from Made By A Princess and bling frame from Talia’s Creative Printing.  For the full tutorial and tips on how to recreate this cupcake display, click here.




My FAVORITE part…coming up with those little creative touches that will have your guests saying “WOW!”

Winter Wonderland Terraniums
One of my favorite party decor trends right now are terrariums.  Most times you see them with garden items in them like rocks, flowers and moss, but here I thought it would be an unexpected touch to fill apothecary jars from Koyal Wholesale with sugar and wintery items to create winter wonderland terrariums to use as decor for the table.  Look at the snowman Olaf making an appearance!



Frozen Inspired Tutu Dress for the Guest of Honor
For all of my parties, making the guest of honor feel like the star of the day is top priority and what better way to do that than to have them wear a custom-designed outfit that matches your party’s theme.  Any little girl will feel like an ice princess with this gorgeous tutu dress by Atutudes!



Head over to my blog and check out my Pinterest board for a shopping list of most of the items I used in this party’s design along with prices and links to purchase them.

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By |2018-02-07T14:24:21+00:00January 8th, 2014|Kids Birthday, Sweets, Theme Parties|

About the Author:

TONYA COLEMAN is a busy mother of 4 that ”LOVE LOVE LOVES” design & events! She has more than 10 years of experience in the entertainment business with a very successful graphic design studio & has been designing events for the past 5 years.

Soireé-Event Design is a fusion of Tonya’s graphic design studio and event boutique and specializes in upscale children’s events and bridal/baby showers – including their ”signature events”.  Soireé’s in-house graphic design studio custom designs all of the printable elements to make each client’s event truly unique and memorable… As Tonya explains it: ”We do all the work so that you can actually ENJOY your event and look like a rock star while doing it!”

Tonya’s celebrity design clients include Mariah Carey, Jamie Foxx, Magic Johnson, & Macy Gray, and her event work has been featured on several top party blogs & websites. In addition to sharing her tips and insider secrets on the Soireé-Event Design blog, she is an Event & Entertainment Editor for PlushLittleBaby.com. We are thrilled to share even more of her event design tips here at HWTM!


  1. Talia Foster January 8, 2014 at 6:25 am

    WOW!!!! Just stunning!

  2. May Houri-Carreon January 8, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    You never cease to amaze me! Beautiful work as always!

  3. Frozen Party Ideas January 8, 2014 at 6:57 am

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  5. Jocelyn H January 8, 2014 at 7:21 am

    Love it!

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  7. Leslie West January 8, 2014 at 8:27 am


  8. @MadeByAPrincess January 8, 2014 at 9:22 am

    Have you seen the movie Frozen? We LOVE it and cannot wait for it to come out on video (yes, I’ve already… http://t.co/YKGCkcU47k

  9. Yolanda January 8, 2014 at 9:38 am

    So Pretty!!! I like the snow scene in the Apothecary Jars. Very unique.

  10. Montrilla Jones January 8, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Love it Tonya Great job those little ice cubes are so cute.

  11. @blueirisstudio January 8, 2014 at 11:12 am
  12. Favori Fashion January 8, 2014 at 12:25 pm

    Beautiful pictures sharing also in quality thanks

  13. Lindsay Beard January 8, 2014 at 7:08 pm

    Tonya did it again! It’s beautiful and any little girl would love this for their birthday!

  14. Krista O'Byrne January 8, 2014 at 10:05 pm

    I’m in love with this entire party! Great job Tonya! and I love this movie too!!

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  17. Pamela ~ JP Alexander Events January 9, 2014 at 11:10 am

    Stunning, Tonya! Love all of the details!

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  19. Shannon Qualls January 14, 2014 at 7:29 pm

    Loving this! The sugar snow is so clever. This was such a fun movie and looks like it would be a fun party!

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