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February 26, 2013

Beyblades Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

Since the Atlas boys frequently give us input on kid parties they see on the blog, they love when a boy party comes in. This Beyblade party was styled by Olivia from Invento Festa in Brazil for a little boy’s 5th birthday and received a big seal of approval from both Atlas boys {they have a serious collection of Beyblades – let’s not get into how many}. Olivia created a Beyblade tournament for the party,…

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February 14, 2013

Love More Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

We are all about feeling the love today and we are ending our Valentine’s Day inspiration with this beautiful table that was styled by Maria from Style My Table in Australia. We love the colorway of this table and the tassel garland that Maria used as her focal point. Aqua milk bottles were re-purposed as vases and added to the feminine, sophisticated feel of the table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a fondant…

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February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine’s Day

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest

 

Styling: Amy Atlas and Team.
Photography by Belathee Photography.
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. My day began with making heart shaped pancakes and stuffing Valentine’s Day goody bags for my boys. It will end with heart shaped cookies and milk. As I scarf down the leftover chocolate {a lot has already… been consumed}, I wanted to share a little love with you. This day represents showing love and appreciation. So to you all…Happy Valentine’s Day.

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February 13, 2013

Beach Romance Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions

Alexis from Sugar Sweet in Australia and Tarja from Two Red Sparrows styled this pretty dessert table for a Valentine’s Day shoot. The ladies wanted to do something a little different for Valentines Day and picked a “Beach Romance” theme that they set up on one of the Gold Coast’s beautiful beaches. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a ruffled cake, macarons, cheesecake bites, panna cotta pots, rose cupcakes, conversation heart cookies and glitter…

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February 13, 2013

Smooches & ‘Staches Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

How great is this Smooches & ‘Staches party that was styled by Gretchen from Three Little Monkey’s Studio? She put together this fun Valentine’s Day party. The inspiration for her party came from the mustache duct tape she picked up from Staples. Gretchen used a mix of homemade and store bought items jazzed up with homemade touches. Sweet treats on the dessert table included Kiss Me S’More Cupcakes, Smoochie Pies {Oreo Cakesters rolled in red…

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February 12, 2013

Simply Peach Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

This simply peach party was styled by Hilary from The Sugar Studio for a little girl whose mom owns a cake decorating school. The little girl loves the Sweet and Saucy Bakery Shop so Hilary did a bakery shop party. We love the peach and mint color palette. Sweet treats on the dessert table included confetti marshmallows, vanilla bean mini doughnuts, mint chocolate chip cupcakes, apricot salted caramel macarons, mint chocolate chip macarons, apricot panna…

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February 11, 2013

Paper Airplane Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

We are loving the backdrop on this dessert table that was styled by Rachel from Haute Chocolate. This dessert table was created for the successful completion of a corporate project. The project, called “Take a Break” and the project logo – a paper airplane – became the focal point of the design and was incorporated into the backdrop as well as the paper party products. The client’s colors of red, black and white were incorporated…

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February 08, 2013

Love Is Sweet Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions

Every once in a while, a party shows up in our inbox that is so simple and executed so well that it makes us swoon. This dessert table styled by Wendy of Moments Cumpleanos in the Dominican Republic was exactly that kind of party.  Her wedding client wanted vintage chic so Wendy used an exposed wooden beam table with burlap and an eclectic mix of vessels. Sweet treats on the dessert table included dulce de…

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February 08, 2013

Never Too Small To Rock Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

The Grammys are on Sunday and we love this “Never Too Small to Rock” dessert table that was styled by Teresa from Lume Brando in Portugal for a little boy’s first birthday. The little boy’s mom wanted something not too ‘babyish’ and together they came up with a rock music theme. Vinyl records found at her parents house were used as props throughout the table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included lemon and vanilla…

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February 07, 2013

Great Finds: Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds

One: Dress Two: Bracelet Three: Nail Polish Four: Clutch Five: Hobnail Pitcher
We wanted to offer up some last minute gift ideas for both him and her. From the hobnail pitcher to the Beats headphones, we have something for everyone. What are you getting your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day?  PS – Make sure you stop by to see the Valentine’s Day goodies from this morning.
One: Skin Care  Two:  Wool Scarf  Three:  Sneakers Four: Headphones …

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February 06, 2013

White Wedding Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

Katie and Alice from Kalice Events created this elegant winter wonderland dessert table for a recent wedding. Sweet treats on the dessert table included mini cupcakes, macarons, sugar cookies, coconut marshmallow pops, rock candies and meringue. We love the the wedding cake cookies. Great job, ladies.
Photography by Kalice Events and Anna & Spencer Photography.…

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February 05, 2013

Mardi Gras Must Haves

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds

Mardi Gras is next Tuesday and we are dreaming of beignets and jazz music. Mardi Gras is the last hurrah of eating richer foods before the Lent season. Traditions for Mardi Gras include wearing masks and costumes, dancing and throwing plastic beads and doubloon coins from parade floats. Of course, we can’t forget the signature colorful and cinnamon-filled Mardi Gras King Cake.
How will you be celebrating for Mardi Gras?
1. Cookies 2. Picks 3.…

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February 05, 2013

Modern Love Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions

We have some more fabulous Valentine’s inspiration for you today from Dawn over at Ruby May Designs. We love how Dawn departed from traditional reds and pinks and chose green and charcoal as her color inspiration. Sweet treats on the dessert table included L O V E cookies, cupcakes, coconut slices, marshmallows and chocolate coated Oreos. Great job!  Scroll down for the vendor credits.

VENDOR CREDITS:

Cake, Styling and Photography: Ruby May Designs 
Sweets: Sweet…

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February 04, 2013

Modern Valentine Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

Valentine’s Day is 10 days away and today we’re featuring a Valentine’s Day party with a modern twist from Bird at Bird’s Party.  Bird was feeling a little tired of the overly pink and red Valentine’s Day designs. Using her Valentine’s Day collection, she created a modern Valentine’s Day design. Bird utilized the small surface and multiple levels of an old dresser for her dessert table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cake pops,…

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February 04, 2013

Airplane Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

This airplane party was styled by Gerri and Carole from Little Birdie Events in Australia for a little boy’s third birthday. Bright patterns and colors created a youthful and fun feel. The ladies enlisted the help of Li-Ann from Ham & Pea Design & Paperie to create a fantastic cloud sky backdrop. Sweet treats on the dessert table included coconut and salted caramel macarons, vanilla sugar cookies, lemon curd tarts, passion fruit kisses, blonde brownies…

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February 01, 2013

Poker Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions

This Poker Party was styled by Gitty of Cakes by Gitty in London for her client’s 35th birthday. Her client wanted to do a casino theme party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included chocolate mousse, jelly cups, poker chip sugar cookies, vanilla cupcakes, macarons, and a large roulette cake. Trays were lined with poker chips and playing cards. Great job!
Photography by Nathi Photo.…

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February 01, 2013

Recipe: {Sprinkled Hazelnut Truffles}

Confession…I’m a Nutella addict. Well, you all know I love chocolate and nuts so it isn’t that big of a surprise, right?  In honor of  World Nutella Day this Tuesday, we are sharing our Nutella truffle recipe with you from Sweet Designs. If the thought of Nutella hazelnut spread sounds good this morning, just imagine what it would taste like mixed with good chocolate, butter and of course hazelnuts into small, round truffles. These truffles…

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January 31, 2013

A Dog’s Day Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

This party was styled by Erica from ezontho in Sweden for a dog loving little boy who just turned 7. The birthday boy chipped in with decorating by fetching his stuffed animal dogs and placing them in baskets around the apartment for ambiance. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a raspberry paw cake, chocolate bars, puppy shaped cake pops, cereal reminiscent of dog food, panna cotta, paw cookies, rice krispie dog bones and chocolate…

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January 30, 2013

Great Finds: Valentine’s Day by Shop Sweet Lulu {Giveaway}

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Swag

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so we’re sharing some fun products from Shop Sweet Lulu so you can put together crafty sweets for your loved one. Shop Sweet Lulu is also offering a 15% discount to all of our readers. Just use the code AMYATLAS at checkout.
Now for a sweet giveaway.……one lucky reader will win a $100 gift certificate to the online store. All you need to do is tell us

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January 30, 2013

Ad-Bowl Scorecard Game for 2013 SuperBowl

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, DIY and Templates

Yesterday, we showed our version of the ANTI-SUPERBOWL party. For many, the Superbowl is ALL about the commercial breaks. We loved the Honda Matthew “Bueller” Broderick ad last year. What will the winner ad be this year?
So we came up with a fun AdBowl activity for you all to do with your guests……
Here is a fun activity for those who are looking forward to the commercial breaks. Add this AdBowl game to your