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Rustic Glam Candy & Dessert Table

As we start the new year, we thought we would share photos of one of our favorite candy tables of 2013.  We created this beautiful rustic glam candy & dessert table for Kristen & Andrew's wedding at Bill Miller's Castle. We're in LOVE with this 18 foot spread of sweets! We provided Kristen & Andrew's guests with a variety of candy, chocolate & pies.  The table was decorated in burlap & lace with a mixture of different stands and signs to coordinate with the couple's shabby chic theme. Freckled Frosting provided the yummy mini cupcakes & whoopie pies.

A special thank you to Kristen & Andrew for allowing us to take part in their special day!

Our very popular gumball necklaces


Our homemade pies.......

Yummy cupcakes provided by Freckled Frosting

Rustic candy favor bags embossed with the couple's initials

More pics of the table

We hope you enjoyed your peek at this fun candy table.   Please contact us for more information on our services including pricing.

Purple & Gold Candy & Dessert Table: Moroccan Themed Shower

We're so excited to share images of the Moroccan themed candy & dessert buffet we created for Angela's Bridal Shower at Testa's in Southington, Connecticut.   The purple & gold sweets table coordinated perfectly with the rest of the decor throughout Angela's Moroccan themed party.

The entire table was covered in purple, gold & chocolate sweets.  Some of our favorites included Chocolate Covered Apples & Pretzels, Rock Candy, Chocolate Coins, M&M's & Grape Gummy Bears.  Yum!  Please enjoy the pictures!

Angela's personalized rock candy sticks

Chocolate Covered Apples in purple & gold
Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Milk Chocolate Covered Pretzels in lanterns

We created these Custom Gold Candy Boxes so Angela's guests could take their sweets home with them.  Perfect for a favor!
More pics of the table

Custom sign to let Angela's guests know when the sweets table will open

Thanks for stopping by our blog.   Be the first to see images of our candy & dessert creations, by liking us on Facebook.  You can also follow us on Pinterest for even more candy inspiration. 

Would you like us to sweeten up your next event?  Please contact us for availability and pricing.

Silver & White Candy Buffet: Stephanie & Mike's Wedding

We're so excited to share photos of the white & silver candy & dessert table that we created for Stephanie & Michael's wedding at the Saybrook Point Inn.  

We met the beautiful bride, Stephanie at the Hartford Bridal Expo, where she fell in love with the glitzy white & silver candy table that we had on display.  Stephanie was envisioning something very similar for their elegant wedding at the Inn..........lots of bling, tons of glam & loads of goodies.    This wedding was right up our alley!

Take a look at the 12 foot spread of delicious desserts & candies that Stephanie & Michael provided to their wedding guests.  We heard the table was a huge hit!

Designer Chocolate Covered Oreos & Personalized Candy Buffet Sign
The very popular Jumbo Cupcakes......with cupcake wrappers & signs
Polka Dot Oreos & Rock Candy Bling
More pics of the table

Would you like us to create a candy or dessert table for your next event?  Please e-mail us at  

Pink & White Candy Table: Christening in New York

Only a few more weeks until spring & we cannot wait!  As I sit here under my warm fuzzy blanket, I can't help but daydream about the exciting trip we took to Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club in Mamaroneck, New York.  The club is located on a stunning multi-acre waterfront estate with breathtaking views of Long Island Sound.   Ahhhhhhh..... we must go back.

So, why did we make the trip?  We were contacted by Nareen, a fabulously fun mom who wanted to make her daughter, Adrianna's baptism a day to remember.  As soon as Nareen started telling us about Adrianna's celebration, we knew one of our custom designed candy buffets would fit in perfectly. 
For Adrianna's party, we created a very sparkly, extremely elegant candy table all decorated in pink & white.   Some of yummy sweets included Chocolate Covered Pretzels, personalized Pixy Stix & Rock Candy (created especially for Adrianna).

We provided custom embossed candy favor bags so guests could enjoy themselves for days or weeks to come.

Is your bundle of joy having a special day?  Contact us to get more info on our custom designed candy & dessert tables.  Oh...and please make sure you like us on Facebook

Rustic Dessert Table: Snow White Photo Shoot with Sassy Mouth Photography

Mirror Mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?  Well......after getting our hands on the fabulous images from this fairytale photo shoot we participated in, our answer is clearly Marisa from Sassy Mouth Photography.  Believe me......even the Queen would agree!

Marisa reached out to us  about a month ago to ask if we would be interested in participating in a Snow White inspired photo shoot with a group of other very talented local vendors.  Ummmm....of course!  We immediately started thinking about what we wanted to create for the shoot.  It didn't take long to decide that we wanted to design a rustic dessert table for Snow White & her seven little friends that would coordinate with the whimsy woodland theme that Marisa was envisioning.  For the table design, we rounded up our blue birds, branches, moss and our very popular rustic table skirt.  For desserts?  Our Mini Apple Pies, Chocolate Covered Oreos, and Chocolate Covered Apples had to make an appearance.  We made an apple for each dwarf and an oh so special apple for Snow White.

Here is the team of incredible individuals that participated in this amazing project.
Set Design & Decor:   Country Girl Collections
Dessert Table:  The Candy Brigade
Stationary:  AvantGarde Design
Flowers: HGK Design
Make Up:  All Dolled Up
Dress:  Bliss Bridal
Models:  Meghan & Tom

We are sharing lots of pictures of the dessert table (we loved so many of them) as well as images of some of the other beautiful details from the shoot -  all taken by the amazing Marisa at Sassy Mouth Photography.  Enjoy!

We made a fancy little apple just for Snow White.  The apple was displayed on our handmade rustic swing, which we hung from manzanita branches.

Seven mini apple for each dwarf.

More pics of the table
Chocolate Covered Oreos

We provided a Chocolate Covered Caramel  Apple  for each of Snow White's seven special little guests, Sneezy, Sleepy, Dopey, Doc, Happy, Bashful & Grumpy, along with  Snow White's  fancy red apple.

The beautiful Snow White

Apple pies

Snow White looked flawless!  Her hair was styled by That Girl....    and make up by All Dolled Up.

Pretty stationary by AvantGarde Design displayed on a rustic seating chart provided by  Anna at Country Girl Collections.
Fabulous cake created by the talented Hope of A Little Imagination Cakes
Country Girl Collections styled this adorable table for Snow White's seven little friends.  Flowers provided by HGK Designs, dwarf cakes by A Little Imagination Cakes, and seating cards by AvantGarde Design.

Beautiful wedding dress by Bliss Bridal
Our absolute favorite pic from the shoot......breathtaking!

Thanks for checking out the photos.  A special thank you to Marisa at Sassy Mouth and Anna at Country Girl Collections for inviting us to be a part of this magical shoot!  We loved working with you and all of the other incredible vendors.

The Candy Brigade: Hartford & Spingfield Bridal Expos

We had a fun couple of weeks showcasing our stylish sweets at the Hartford & Springfield Bridal Expos.  Jenks Productions puts together a great show packed with some of the most talented people in the the industry.   We had an awesome time talking to all of the  sweet couples along with their fabulous family & friends.
For both shows, we displayed one of our most sophisticated & sparkling tables, The Glammy.  The Glammy is always elegantly dressed in white tulle and loads of crystals & bling.  We styled the table in classic black & white & loaded it with some of our most beautiful sweets, including Chocolate Covered Pretzels & Oreos, Rock Candy Sticks with Bling, Gumball Necklaces & the oh so popular Chocolate Covered Apples.

We also brought along jumbo cupcakes & de
licious mini apple pies.  Each mini pie is homemade with a pound of Granny Smith apples.   Did we say "mini"?   

Here are some pics from the show..
Our Chocolate Covered Apples are so popular.  Each Granny Smith was dipped in caramel & white chocolate.   We topped them off with some Candy Brigade sparkle & bling.  Beautiful & tasty!

Our signature Rock Candy Sticks with Bling
At the show, we met so many couples that were opting for cupcakes in lieu of cake for their wedding.  We love this idea!  Cupcakes can be dressed up beautifully and guests love them because they can take their dessert  home.  Just like all of our other sweets, our cupcakes are personalized to match the couple's wedding colors & style. 
How fancy are these gumball necklaces?   Adding a few of these pretty little jewels to your candy table looks fabulous
All of our candy & dessert tables come with custom favor bags.   Once the table opens, guests grab a favor bag & fill it up with all of their favorite sweets.     What an awesome wedding favor!
These personalized  Whirly Pops are a great addition to the candy buffet.  
More pics of the candy & dessert table

These mini apple pies make great wedding & shower favors.  We place each pie in a beautifully decorated box - you pick the color & design.  Each pie box includes a fork & a knife, or 2 forks and a knife if you're giving out one per couple.   Guests love these!!!  We've been told that they have a hard time surviving the car ride home!

We had such an awesome time at the Hartford & Springfield Bridal Expos this year!   The show was extremely successful for us.  We couldn't have done it without 2 of the best helpers - who did a wonderful job working our booth with us.  Thank you Angela & Erin!  We hope you will join us again next year!
Would you like us to sweeten up your special day?   Send us an e-mail at 

Beach Bling Candy Table

As the weather gets colder, we thought we would share some images to remind us of summer.  We designed this gorgeous candy & dessert buffet for Angelica & Kevin's Beach Bling Wedding  held at The Water's Edge Resort & Spa in Westbrook, Connecticut.   The sweets table was styled around their wedding colors of green and brown.   The table was filled with candy and lots of Chocolate Covered Goodies - Pretzels, Strawberries, Apples and Oreos! 

We loved how well the table coordinated with Angelica & Kevin's gorgeous wedding.

Milk Chocolate Covered Pretzels

White Chocolate & Milk Chocolate Covered Oreos


Custom Candy Favor Bags

Peanut Butter Cups....a must have for any candy buffet!

Chocolate Covered Apples with BLING

Up next on the Blog?  A fun candy table for a Moroccan Themed Bridal Shower.

White and Pink Candy Buffet: Bridal Shower

This ones for the girly girls that love all things pretty! Take a look at the glamorous candy & dessert buffet we created for our friend Rosanna's Bridal Shower at the Glastonbury Hills Country Club.  Rosanna surprised her guests with a fabulous sweets table which was blinged out in white, silver and hot pink.   The table was covered in chocolate -  Chocolate Covered Apples, Pretzels and Oreos to name a few.  We also supplied Cupcakes, our popular Mini Apple Pies as well as lots of delicious candies.  Rosanna's friends and family loved the stylish little treats.
Our blinged out Chocolate Covered Apples
Twelve feet of fabulous treats....
Chocolate Covered Pretzel Sticks

Homemade Mini Apple Pies - made with one pound of apples!!

Pretty Cupcakes

Sour watermelon
Rock Candy

Custom Embossed Candy Favor Bags

White & Milk Chocolate Covered Oreos

Thank you for checking out Rosanna's candy & dessert buffet.  Stay tuned for pictures of the Viennese Table we styled for Rosanna & Eric's wedding at the Water's Edge Resort.

Old Hollywood Candy & Dessert Table: Gold and White

What is it about "Old Hollywood" that still leaves us breathless and longing for the good old days?  Glamour never seems to go away, it just changes faces. This is what we think of when we look into the Hollywood some of us can only dream about........lots of glamour and glitz, from feathers to large broches and diamonds everywhere. 

We designed this Gold and White Candy and Dessert Table for a fabulous Old Hollywood photo shoot organized by the talented Julie of Jewel Photography.  The amazing team:

Photographer:  Jewel Photo
Venue:   The Marquee
Candy and Dessert Table:  The Candy Brigade
Dresses:  The Wedding Dress
Men's Apparel:    Modern Formals
Table Centerpieces:   Candi's Floral Creations
Invitations and Seating Cards:   Custom Invitations by Aimee

Here are some of our favorite pics from this fun photo shoot. 
Chocolate candy bars wrapped in Black and White photos of some of our favorite Old Hollywood stars

Our custom designed gold and white gumball necklaces

Rock candy with our custom flags

White and gold Chocolate Covered Oreos
The 2 adorable flower girls checking out the candy buffet
The gorgeous bride and groom 

Vanilla cupcakes with our custom cupcake wrappers and Old Hollywood toppers.  We think these toppers would look adorable with black and white photos of the bride and groom.
Gold and white chocolate covered apples....beautiful and yummy

The flower girls peeking at the candy table

The beautiful candy girls......

Our custom candy favor bags
Candy buffet sign

One of our most popular mail order items.....our Custom Whirly Pop Box with Whirly Pops and Labels - Old Hollywood style

More pics of our Old Hollywood White and Gold Candy Buffet

We added cupcakes to the candy buffet.  More and more couples are opting for cupcakes at their reception instead of the traditional wedding cake.  Cupcake buffets are one of our specialties.

Full view of the gold and white candy table.  We love these colors together.

Cake designed by Erica OBrien Cake Design

More pics of the gorgeous bride and groom.  Do they look like models or what?

Fabulous centerpieces created by Candi's Floral Creations
More details....

Invitations by Aimee created these adorable seating cards

The wedding reception site....The Marquee in Hartford.  Perfect place for an Old Hollywood wedding!

Please contact The Candy Brigade  if you're interested in having us create an over-the-top Sweets Table for your next event.  

Our candy buffets are not just beautiful....they make great favors and are interactive.  They are a topic of conversation as guests mingle around the candy buffet anticipating the grand opening.
We hope you enjoyed the photos!  A special thank you to Julie at Jewel Photo for inviting us to participate in this fun shoot. 

Up next on the blog?  A Candy and Cupcake Table for a Hot Pink and Zebra Themed Sweet 16 in New York.

Black and White Candy Table: Wadsworth Mansion

We're so excited to share pictures of the Black and White Candy Buffet we designed for Jeff and Erica's wedding this past weekend.  We loved how the candy table turned out.  It fit in perfectly at Jeff and Erica's elegant wedding reception at The Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown.
The couple selected mainly white and silver candies and chocolates for their candy buffet.  The table was filled with Jelly Beans, Hershey Kisses, Pearl Gumballs, Yogurt Raisins, Rock Candy, Chocolate Covered Pretzels and Chocolate Covered Oreos.  Jeff and Erica also selected some colored candy such as Sour Patch Gummy Bears and Caramel Creams.  As you will see, we found some creative ways to display these candies without sacrificing the look of the table. 
We would like to send a special thank you to Erica and Jeff for allowing us to be a part of their beautiful day.

Jelly Beans

Rock Candy on a Stick

Caramel Creams

Custom embossed favor bags

Gumball Necklace

.....made from pearl gumballs

Hershey Kisses

Full View of Candy Table

Chocolate Nonpareils

White Chocolate Covered Damask Oreos

Sour Patch Gummy Bears and Custom Signage

Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Yogurt Raisins

More candy....

Peanut Butter Cups
Would you like us to create something similar for your next event?  We can provide you with our full custom service (which includes table design set up and take down) or we can create custom candy buffet items for you which can be shipped to your front door.   Some of our popular mail order items shown on this table include Custom Candy Jar Labels, Custom Candy Buffet Sign, Gumball Necklaces, Rock Candy on a Stick with Flags and Gems and our Tulle Table Skirt.  Please contact us if you would like a candy buffet for your next event.

We hope you enjoyed!!