About Us

We are Melissa and Kellie of Icing Designs. Located in the northern suburbs of Chicago, we create hand-illustrated and hand-glittered paper party goods. We started our Etsy shop 4 years ago as stay-at-home moms who needed a creative outlet. We use our blog to share our original DIY party ideas, inspiration for all kinds of party themes as well as styled and real parties! We love to incorporate paper goods from our shop into our posts to show how they can ‘add a little sparkle to your party’!  We believe that parties should be simple, fun and create tons of memories! We love featuring and supporting the work of other bloggers and artists who inspire us as well. Please contact us at anytime at icingdesigns@hotmail.com

We absolutely adore our sweet friend and creative partner, Katie. She has a monthly column on our blog called 'Create & Celebrate', where she shares fantastic DIYs and tons of  other inspiration to help make your party the prettiest it can be. Katie is insanely creative and  we are thrilled to have her as part of our team!

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Check out some of our parties here and our DIYs here

We have had the honor of being featured in some amazing places including, The Huffington Post, Daily Candy, Babble, HGTV and more.  Check out our press page for more! 

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