Friday, December 9, 2011

Merry Christmas - Delftware luncheon

Theme: Baby Hugo’s first Christmas – Delft blue

*********As featured by Amy Atlas Events ***********

Styled by:
Louisa and Melissa from The Little Big Company
Lilian from Lily Chic Event
Leoni from Just call me Martha

What do you get when Little big Company, Lily Chic Events and Just call me Martha collaborate? A lot of fun and laughter and this lovely Christmas lunch created for baby Hugo who will be celebrating his first Christmas with his parents this year.The inspiration for the Christmas lunch came from the blue and white pottery called Delftware (Delft pottery) which is made in and around Delft in the Netherlands, since baby Hugo’s mum was born there. The luncheon was very intimate and fun with each guest bringing along a homemade favourite family recipe to share at the party.

Close up of the gingerbread house on top of the main cake.

Double stacked Christmas fruit cake with ginger bread house with hand painted details, the first time I've tried to paint details like this onto a cake. Not easy!! lol

Gorgeous Liandra holding some vintage baubles. Dress by Itchykoo.

Mini Christmas cake parcels.

Some of the food on the table was mini Fruit cake parcels, Spice cookie baubles (traditional Dutch cookie recipe), ginger cookie Delft baubles, lamington pops (a nod at baby Hugo’s Australian heritage), coconut snow cupcakes, passion fruit Cheesecake, cherry & fig Christmas pudding, vanilla bean and caramel eggnog and the show stopper cake, a double stacked Christmas fruit cake with ginger bread house with hand painted details! Yumm!

Close up of the spice cookies with delft edible image. I loved how they turned out.

To keep cost down the crackers on the dining table were home made using craft toilet rolls, fabric and scrapbook paper. We also used a Christmas printable set created by Ham and Pea Design & Paperie to embellish the crackers and dress up the dessert and main table.

See this party in print in the Peekaboo magazine please visit website for subscription details or where you can pick up a copy of the magazine.

Photography by Clair Bremner

Vendor list:
Styling/stock and food by
The Little Big Company
Lily Chic Events
Just call me Martha
Photography: Clair Bremner – See be Art
Printables: Ham and Pea Design & Paperie
Felt items: My Sweet Tashie
Christmas dress: Itchykoo


  1. Oh WOW, this is superb! Doesn't handmade beat mass produced hands down. Liandra makes the dress look fabulous. Thanks for the lovely compliment!

  2. Do you mind telling me more about the edible images on the spice cookies? Are these edible sheets applied to royal icing? And how did you go about achieving the edible images? Thanks much in advance! Beautiful outcome! Wow!

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