About Cake & Party DIY
Cake & Party DIY is a creative lifestyle blog by party stylist Rose Torres, a self-taught baker, crafter and photographer. It is an extension of her Orlando, FL whimsical dessert company Sweet Events by Anna Rose. With delicious dessert recipes, creative DIY projects, party ideas and fun family adventures, she hopes to inspire you to create, celebrate and to live a life full of sprinkles, color and sweets!
If you would have told me when I was in my 20’s, even my 30’s that in my 40’s all I’d want to do is spend my days baking desserts and taking their pictures, I would have laughed in your face. Looking back to elementary school, I remember daydreaming about creating the most amazing parties! With lots of balloons, colorful strings and lights. I loved to color, paint, doodle, draw, make crafts, cook and create. As I got older, I repressed my creativity to focus on a money-making career and on being practical. I received a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, worked in the mortgage business, and finally insurance sales.
Having my daughter at 39, just brought everything back. I had never tried baking, as I was intimidated by it. She was my encouragement and inspiration to give baking a try and I have never looked back. She inspired me so much that I named my company Sweet Events by Anna Rose, a combination of my daughter’s name: Brianna and my name. It’s amazing how much you can create if you let the creativity come out to the surface. Don’t get me wrong, I’m still very much a pragmatic person and I never regret my past experience, but now I have allowed myself to let all my creativity come out.
With Cake and Party DIY, God as my guide and my amazing family as support, I hope to inspire you to be more creative, even if you don’t think you have it in you. For the longest time I felt the same way. That goes to show, it is never too late to start being creative!
Press, Collaborations & Contributions
A few of my parties have been featured on Kara’s Party Ideas, Catch my Party and Mimi’s Doll House.
In 2016, I was a monthly Sweet Treat contributor to lifestyle blog: Brite and Bubbly, I still am an occasional contributor to her blog. I have also been a craft contributor for International Party blog: VIK Parties.
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