Fairy tales really do come true! Celebrate the kiss from a prince that awakened this bride-to-be with a Sleeping Beauty–inspired bridal shower.
Setting the Scene
Fashion a tablescape of succulents, ferns, and flowers galore to echo the idyllic surrounds of the woodland cottage where young Princess Aurora lived with her fairy guardians.
A bed of moss forms the base for a floral centerpiece, while swags of spring greenery loop across chair backs.
To showcase a scrumptious multilayered cake, stack a wood-slice tower as a tribute to Sleeping Beauty’s castle quarters.
The menu for this fairy-tale fête features delicate and delicious mini confections and Lavender Pink Lemonade Punch.
Scalloped-edge sugar cookies, iced in pretty pastel hues, sparkle alongside pistachio-sprinkled truffles, grown-up Pink Grapefruit gummy squares, and decadent almond roca—especially when displayed on glass serving pieces.
As a nod to Charles Perrault’s original literary tale, cut a square from a vintage book, and nestle a collection of succulents amid the prose.
From Southern Lady, March/April 2016