Sweet Treat Creations for the Festival of Trees

Hi Friends! I’ve been crafting like crazy all weekend. I’m excited to be designing and decorating a Christmas tree for the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Festival of Trees this year.

Every Christmas season, beautifully decorated trees transform the lobby of the Four Season’s Hotel and the corridors of Pacific Center Mall into a Christmas wonderland to raise funds for the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. The trees are sponsored and decorated by local businesses, organizations and individuals. La Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique (FFCB) is sponsoring the tree I am thrilled to be decorating.

With a theme of Sweet Treats, I’m creating almost all of the decorations by hand: cupcakes, macarons, peppermint sticks, gingerbread men and more. They look good enough to eat, but don’t be fooled, these sweet treats are faux, faux, faux! I’m pretty sure you’d break your teeth on the plaster-of-paris macarons!

Here’s a sneak peek of a few of the decorations.

Come down to see the Vancouver Festival of Trees at Pacific Centre Mall and the Four Season’s hotel starting November 21  to January 1. For a small donation to the BCCHF you can even vote for your favourite tree. *hint*hint*

Later in the week, I’ll be showing you how to make faux cupcake ornaments. So come back and make some treats for your own sweet tree!

Photo Credits: Me and my iPhone.

Luv Meesh xo
PS. Come visit Wednesday morning and say “Hi!” to me and my friends from the FFCB as we decorate our Sweet Treats tree! We will be at the Pacific Centre Mall.

15 Responses to Sweet Treat Creations for the Festival of Trees

  1. Those are amazing Meesh! I love the colours – you are a talented lady!

  2. Holy smokes! They all look so real,

  3. Wow! They all look scrumptious! I wish I could be there to see it and vote! Good luck Meesh! :)

  4. Michelle Jordanov

    Very nice, can’t wait to see the tree totally decked out!

  5. So beautiful! Can’t wait to check them out in person (especially your “yummy” inspired tree)!!!

  6. Incredible, Meesh! I love your theme and your treats! You are doing an amazing job – how tall is your tree? Are your team members also making sweet treats? Wish I could pop by to see your masterpiece in person :-)

    • Thanks everyone! Sheila, the tree is 7 ft. tall and I am making all the decorations. Thank goodness I have helpers to put it all together!

  7. These are seriously outstanding! Your tree is going to kick all the other tree butts, for sure. Is FFCB your daytime employer?

  8. Gosh, those are really pretty !!! I just love the colors and my mouth is actually watering over those pipe cleaner cupcakes ??!!! I will look for your update and come visit you on Wednesday!

  9. Such fabulous creativity Meesh. They are look great! The tree will be amazing!!! :)

  10. You’re so Creatve Meesh! I love the Garlands…..

  11. Those cupcakes look good enough to eat forsure, Hey, you should make a replica of our snowman cake pops for your tree!
    Good luck and have fun,
    Pam

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