You’ve settled on a party theme and have orchestrated a bash with balloons, games and kid-friendly eats. Take your party to the next level with a dessert table chock full of delicious sweets. Whether your theme is Dr. Seuss or Ninja Turtles, creating a dessert table is easy, especially armed with our guide that’ll show you how to pull it all together. Flip through the gallery to get inspired.

Down the Rabbit Hole with Alice in Wonderland

Drop into this edible Wonderland and fill it up with Cheshire Cat cake pops, tea cups and decadent cupcakes with little tags like “Eat me.” Hang cards from the ceiling to really add to the topsy turvy atmosphere. Top the Cupcake really brought all the party goers into this crazy tea party event with their extravagantly decorated cupcakes. See them close and personal over at We Heart Parties.

Photo by Tim Pointin

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— Christal Yuen

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