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Oct 04, 2013

Beautiful Garden Baby Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Sandra, Diana and Yasminne of 3′s A Party sent over this baby shower and we’re absolutely smitten. The garden party was styled for their very own Diana, who is having a baby. From the gorgeous garden seed invites to the beautiful china and hobnail vessels, this party is a stunner! Sweet treats on the dessert table included buttercream cakes, a naked cake, chocolate rose strawberry pops, cupcakes and macarons. There was also a onesie decorating…
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Aug 12, 2013

Butterfly Garden Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pretty butterfly party was styled by Margit from dot & dash parties. The table was inspired by a quote from “The Butterfly” by Hans Christian Andersen and the simple white butterflies that she sees all summer long. We love the wreath that Margit hung above the dessert table. Sweet treats included a butterfly adorned cake, daisy cookie wands,  peanut butter and jelly tea sandwiches, flower candies, marshmallows, cupcakes, caramel corn and lemonade. The little…
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Oct 17, 2012

Garden Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This bright and cheerful garden party was styled by Dona Aranha in Brazil for a little girl’s first birthday party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included traditional Brazilian brigadeiros, sugar cookies, cookies, brownies and gummy worms. Check out all of the creative garden party ideas below. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Juliana Gueiros.   VENDOR CREDITS: Decor, styling and paper: Dona Aranha Brownies: Parapluie Patisserie Cake and Brigadeiros: Jow Bossan    …
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Apr 23, 2012

Garden Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
It is a rainy day in NYC today. This featured submissions put a little sun in our step. This garden flower party came to us from Debbie at Wants and Wishes. She designed this collection for her niece’s 9th birthday who asked for a garden party. Debbie used tissue flowers to create her backdrop. Instead of having cake on a cake stand as the centerpiece of the table, Debbie purchased a cardboard in the shape…
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Apr 09, 2012

Garden Party Baby Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We featured a party with butterflies this afternoon. Butterflies made their way into this guest dessert table from Sarah at Ribbon Whirls, also. Sarah created this “Garden Party” dessert table for a baby shower. We love the hobnail glass cake stands and vintage tea cups. Sweet treats included flower cupcakes, macarons, cake pops, and hand decorated cookies. A two-tiered raspberry cake decorated with paper butterflies served as the focal point of the table. Sarah created…
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Feb 27, 2012

Garden Masquerade Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
How pretty is this party that was sent to us by Linda from Treats Chocolates? She styled this masquerade garden party for her daughter’s 7th birthday party. Set outside, the party had a feminine, woodland feel. Sweet treats included cake pops, fudge, cookies, candy, and rosewater lime cordials all in the hues of hot pink, lime and aqua. Guests were asked to write a message for the birthday girl on the Memory Tree. Guests also…
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Jan 03, 2012

Secret Garden Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Happy New Year, everyone!  Did you all have a nice holiday?  I hope so!  Mine was filled with family time and was much needed.  The Amy Atlas team is slowly getting back into the groove this week.  Because we have some big deadlines this week, we’ll only be posting 1x a day on Sweet Designs. By next week, we should be back to our normal schedule.  In the meantime, check out the lovely details on
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Oct 06, 2011

Garden Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
While the leaves are turning a beautiful hue of orange and yellow in the big apple, Spring has sprung in Australia. This feature came from Nicole who styled and baked all of the desserts on this table for her daughter’s birthday party. Nicole knew she wanted florals in the theme and took the doona from her daughter’s room and used that as the inspiration for her color palette. We love the whimsical feel.  Sweet treats…
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Jun 22, 2011

Garden Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This Garden Party dessert table was sent to us by Louisa Shippman of Lou Lou Events down under.  Louisa created this table for a 50th birthday party.  We love how the trunk of that beautiful old tree framed the dessert table.  Louisa handpicked rustic desserts like honey spiced sponge, dusted truffles, and cannolis from local vendors and found lush hydrangea to complement the outdoor space.  Adding a few hydrangea to the top of the sponge…
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Jan 25, 2011

Japanese Garden Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Konnichiwa!  We are swooning over this Japanese Garden Guest dessert feature from Peggy and Jenny of The Sweet Parlour for Peggy’s daughter Marissa’s birthday.  We love when we see original submissions in our blog inbox and the Sweet Parlour gals keep stepping up their game.  Peggy and Jenny took their inspiration from the beautiful cherry blossom paper and tied that design into the cupcakes, fan and cherry blossom cookies, chopstick holders, and the runner for…
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Jan 11, 2011

Enchanted Fairy Garden Guest Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are totally enchanted by this sweets table that was created for a very lucky one year old little girl, sent to us by the lovely girls down under Jenny and Peggy from Sweet Parlour.  Their table included a toadstool cake with fairy figurine, toadstool, flower and butterfly cookies, pink glittered cake pops, fairy garden cupcakes that were inspired by Hello Naomi and personalized chocolate bars.  I love the clean, minimalist look of the table.…
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Aug 12, 2010

Enchanted Garden Guest Dessert Feature

I’m way overdue on getting you some guest dessert table features.  There has been an influx of amazing dessert table submissions from all over the globe and I’m going to get a few of my faves up here today because many of you have been asking for feedback. I’ll be sharing sweet styling tips so keep checking in!  In the meantime, the first feature of the day is a fanciful enchanted garden feature from Janelle…
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Apr 20, 2010

Better Homes & Gardens May Woman of Style

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest
We’re just back today from an amazing event in Northern California, but I’m here to do a quick post to share my feature with Better Homes and Gardens. You may remember the behind the scenes post at the Better Homes and Gardens shoot back in December. Every month, Better Homes and Gardens showcases a stylish woman in the creative home, food, garden, entertaining industries. It is a huge honor to be the BHG May woman…
Dec 18, 2009

Better Homes and Gardens Shoot

By: Amy Atlas, in Uncategorized
I have to apologize for not blogging yesterday while at the Better Homes and Gardens shoot and O Magazine party. The events were back-to-back and both were extremely exciting and intense so we just couldn’t blog while things were happening. But I am here now to give you the behind the scenes of the first event yesterday morning. It was a special shoot with Better Homes and Gardens for their May 2010 issue. I can’t…
Oct 28, 2009

Autumnal-inspired Fete at 620 Loft & Garden with Marcey Brownstein

By: Amy Atlas, in Behind The Scenes
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a lovely and intimate dinner party hosted by Marcey Brownstein Catering and Events. Held at 620 Loft and Garden, Marcey Brownstein pulled together some of the best people in the event business to enjoy good company and her exquisite food and drinks while enjoying the breathtaking views of Manhattan at the Top of the Rock. Press NY set the tone for the fete with autumnal-inspired invites and…
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Oct 09, 2013

Floral Baking Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We have a fantastic post today to get you over the hump! Nikki from Tikkido styled this party for her daughter’s birthday. Nikki was inspired by one of her favorite childhood books called Mud Pies and Other Recipes by Marjorie Winslow. The ingredients in the recipes of the book are sticks, flower petals, and dirt and Nikki did an incredible job incorporating that into the party details. We love the floral bunting that she created…
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Jun 25, 2013

Nature Lover Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are loving this garden party styled by Kris from K & S Styled Events for her nature loving niece’s 7th birthday. Kris used the birthday girl’s backyard for the venue and brought in props like a grass runner, tree stump vessels, and baskets of fresh produce. Sweet treats on the dessert table included “potted garden plant” cupcakes, chocolate and caramel coated apples, peanut butter chip cookies, watermelon pops and veggie cups. A drink bar…
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Jun 12, 2013

Dad’s Day Gift Ideas

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
Where to get them: Music  Chocolate  Traveler  Sports  Coffee Father’s Day is just around the corner so we put together some great gift ideas for the man of the hour! From the Dad who is a music aficionado, but isn’t quite up to date with technology to the dad who is fanatic about all things sports, we have some great gift ideas to remind dad how special he is.…
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Jun 05, 2013

Construction Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We kind of fell in love with all of the desserts in this construction party. This party was “built” by Belinda from Styled By Belle to display the construction themed party invitations from Love JK. Using an old garden bench, spray paint and a  piece of MDF board, Belinda created a tool bench to display the sweet treats. A range of tools (raided from Dad’s tool shed) were hung on a peg board to bring…
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May 24, 2013

Happy Memorial Day

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest
We are heading out East this weekend for Memorial Day to take in the sun (hopefully) and barbecue with good friends. We are honoring the men and women that serve this nation this weekend and although we love our parties, we try not to forget what this day is all about. We are sending you off with some fun stuff to get you in the patriotic mood. Have a great weekend. Photo credit: Better Homes…