Fiesta Friday - One Smart Cookie

It it graduation season again, and it's time to break out of the luau theme...again. Do you have a smart cookie graduating this year? Well then, let the world know with a cookie-themed soiree!

With the dessert table as the new black this party season, use your skills to set up a cookie buffet as part of your party setup. Since I'm not about reinventing the wheel, here's a repost of last year's cookie buffet post with fresh updates.

Who could resist a milk-and-cookie graduation send-off? And note all the different ways the confections are displayed, from apothecary jars to buckets, just make it special with labels, ribbons, the possibilities are endless.
shot glasses on a cookie trayRepurposing shot glasses and cake platters, sheer genius at this wedding.
Toast and Tables cookie buffetOver at Toast and Tables, a beautiful spread where they served milk out of vintage glass containers.
Rebecca Thuss cookie buffetAnother inspired spread from Rebecca Thuss; I love the personalized cookie envelopes.
b.a.s.h.ful Events cookie buffetb.a.s.h.ful Events put together a lovely spread for a baptism, check out the labels on the bags and the cookie tags.
Cookie buffet instead of a wedding cakeA beautiful buffet at took the place of the wedding cake at this ceremony.
Milk and cookies baby showerYes, I can't get enough of this baby shower spread at Most Likely Late, this is the second (third)time I've blogged about it.
cookie buffetA beautiful spread by Nonpareil Magazine, they even share downloads. Hmm...note to self, must find recipe for checkerboard cookies for race car party and tie them in ribbon, just like this.
cookie buffet 2No need for crazy elaborateness; Pretty ribbon and tags, Chinese takeout boxes with personalized labels make a beautiful setup at OMG's baby shower.
milk cookies buffetA very lovely milk and cookie party from Juicy Bits. Can't you just see this done in your graduate's school colors? A. Party's Style shares great DIY tips for her little one's 1st birthday.

OK, all this wasn't enough to inspire you? Take a deep breath....milk carton favor boxes 2milk carton favor boxes
...because I die (Rachel Zoe style) over these milk carton favor boxes from Paper Crave via The Sweetest Occasion. Use them to send home all those extra cookies that you know you can't eat yourself! Yes. I. Must. Do. This.
Living Locurto cookie labelsOne Smart Cookie labelsNeed more few freebies? Over at No Fuss Fabulous, she shares a free download for placecards while Living Locurto has free downloads that would make great stickers on your guests' treat containers.

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