Sunday, February 21, 2010

Cupcakes and chocolate muffins!


Last weekend we were lucky enough to spend the weekend in Mandurah (a beautiful seaside town) with DNo 1 and her family. As usual we hit the shops - Spotlight to be exact and we picked up the pack of 4 cupcake plates for $10 - wow!! We both bought a pack so we have 8 between us to share!

They really inspired me to do some baking so it thought the most obvious thing to bake would be...
chocolate muffins!! While out shopping we also purchased some lovely Robert Gordon patty pans in a cute blue floral print. Just perfect I thought!


I had puchased a length of brown fabric with blue polka dots on it for the cloth (think the dots sent my camera funny cos the pictures aren't too good!) so used that with some pale blue napkins. I used my very old  brown cups and saucers from our wedding (33 years!!) and they matched perfectly. I still have the complete set with no chips. To frill things up a little I used a small white doily under the cup - these I 'borrowed' from my sister's coffee shop. I had this gorgeous cottage garden book that we browsed through as we had our cuppa.

 

The Donna Hay sugar sticks are my favourites - I don't know what I will do when they run out! They come in a container with four different colours - all pastels - pink, green, blue and a creamy colour.

I am still using my old camera while my good one is being fixed so I'm sorry the photos aren't too flash - I thought they looked better cropped!!

Suzy

20 comments:

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Love those plates, how nice~ And the vignette you created is so charming! Cindy

vignette design said...

What darling plates and polka dot fabric. The cupcakes look delicious too!

Dishesdone said...

Love your cupcakes plates, very cute, and those cupcakes look delicious!

Debbie said...

Super cute! Cupcakes look tasty too!!~

kim said...

Those chocolate muffins look yummy. I love the blue floral design of the pans.

GrandmaK said...

Oh my! It all looks so tasty! Cathy

Really Rainey said...

Most delicious mosaic of the day!

~Really Rainey~

g.suzie said...

Great find, those cupcake plates, are cute! Great collage, makes me hungry for a cupcake.

Snap said...

The muffins look great on your new plates. What a find!

my home sanctuary said...

Yummy post. Thanks for sharing. I also enjoyed your breakfast in bed post. This is my first visit. I enjoyed meeting you.
Have a Blessed Week,
Sherry

GardenofDaisies said...

the cupcake papers are sooo pretty! And I love your brown teapot.

Joyce said...

Cupcake plates and the paper wrappers are adorable.
Joyce

Lady Katherine said...

Adore this setting with the brown polka dots, the dishes, the food, yum!

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

The plates are so sweet. Your display makes it even more scrumptious. Rosie

Mimi said...

Suzy, those plates are darling...did you save me one of those cute cupcakes? Have a great weekend!

Scribbler said...

Cute! I do love me some polka dots! The cake looks luscious too.

Scribbler

honeysuckle said...

Love the plates and the cupcake liners. So cute and refreshing. Makes me want to go bake some up!

Denise Marie said...

fun and festive

The Southern Belle said...

The Carolina blue and brown together make your setting SING! And brownie cupcakes? And that wonderful brown teapot??? I am coming over for a snack right now!

Mary said...

Mmmm. love the colors, and the cupcakes are making me drool! Thanks for sharing at MM. :)