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May 31, 2012

Farmyard Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This adorable “moo-ve on into the farmyard” party sent to us by Elif in Melbourne is fantastic. Elif created this table for her son’s first birthday. We kind of fell in love with the horse on the fabulous cake. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included egg cake pops, cupcakes, honey joys, and candy. Elif’s husband got into the barn action by making jam and custard tarts. We love the use of hay and…
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May 21, 2012

A Pirates Life Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
‘ This pirate party was sent to us by Jane from Coco by Miss Jane in Australia. Held in the pirate room at The Imaginarium Project, this birthday party was filled with a treasure trove of inspiration. A caramel mud treasure chest cake was positioned in the center of a gorgeous handmade map tablecloth. How fun are the adorable pirate cupcakes with the pearl dragee earring? The pint sized pirates snacked on pizza and burgers…
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May 18, 2012

Amy Atlas Moment: First Birthday Party

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
One of the best things about this book experience so far has been the enormous support that I have received from YOU (thank you). One of the things that makes me smile the most is when our readers tell us that they were given the confidence to create their own dessert tables because of us. At the Bloomingdales event, that is exactly what happened when I met Anne. She spoke about the table she created…
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May 16, 2012

Micro Chip Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This robot party was sent to us by Leony from Ma’ Cake. She created this table for her son’s birthday party. He chose a robot theme and Leony did not disappoint. Sweet treats on the dessert table included sweet bite macaroons, red velvet cake balls, cookie droids and rock-bots. Leony made all of the desserts including the fantastic robot cake. In addition to the great robot printables, the bright colors gave the table a youthful…
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May 08, 2012

Calling All Superheroes! Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This “Calling All Superheroes: Help Save the Milk Bar!” guest feature was sent to us by Natalie from Tiny Tots Toy Hire. We love the retro comic book vibe of the party. The superheroes of this party were a four year old  boy and two year old girl. Tiny Tots Toy Hire collaborated with Sophisticated Yum who styled various tables including a retro milk bar, a lemonade cart with a corn & candy station and…
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April 27, 2012

Ice Cream Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Catherine from Serendipity Soiree styled this vintage firetruck dessert table for her son and husband who have birthdays just three days apart. Since ice cream is a treat that can span the generation gap, Catherine mixed a vintage truck theme with an ice cream float bar for her “men.”  She kept both the party and the dessert table small. You don’t have to create a huge table to make a GIANT statement. We love the  …
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April 10, 2012

Sailing Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are going from the catwalk to walking the plank! This sailing theme party was sent to us by one of our reader’s Sabrina for her son’s birthday. Sabrina held the party at the California Yacht Club in Los Angeles and used props from Home Goods to bring her nautical party to life. She enlisted Gwynn Wasson to do the invite and printables. The classic red, white & blue color palette was spruced up with…
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March 29, 2012

Saddle Up Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This western themed party came to us from Joy at Sweet Home Parties. It was a combined party for her son Braiden, her daughter Bianca, and their puppy Prince. Joy drew and painted the background based on the invitation that she made. She created all of the sweet treats which included a 3 tier bandana cowhide patterned chocolate mudcake, cow and horse shaped cookies, and Oreo potted seedling cupcakes. Games like pin the tail on…
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March 14, 2012

Cookies & Candy Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This cookies and candy dessert table came to us from Cornel from baked with love in South Africa. Cornel created this table for her son’s 1st birthday. She used a light blue, turquoise and brown color palette and mixed stripes and polka dots for the pattern. Cookies included shortbread, snickerdoodle and mini brownie style cookies, while candy included candy floss, lollipops and bubblegum. The tiny tots were also served chocolate milk. Scroll down for the…
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March 07, 2012

Train Inspired Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
A couple of days ago we gave you some party inspiration for your truck loving tot.  Today, we are moving on to trains. We received this submission from one of our readers down under, Julie. She created this party for her son’s birthday. We love the DIY aspects of this party including the railway crossing sign cupcake toppers and birthday party hats. Sweet treats included cupcakes, handmade cakepops and cookies. Great job.  Scroll down below…
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March 05, 2012

Construction Crew Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
If your boys are like mine, they love everything about transportation. They love buses, subways, cars, and especially trucks. This collection from the crew at Spaceships and Laserbeams is perfect for your truck loving tot. We love the props that they used including a plywood backdrop with #2 outlined in rocks, duct tape roll containers {brilliant!} for cashew clusters, and store bought shovels for vessels. We also love how the plain buttercream cake was turned…
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February 17, 2012

Train Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We received this submission from Tiffany at Baked Perfections.  Tiffany created her first dessert table for her son’s birthday train themed party. The primary colors of the invitation and Tiffany’s printables inspired the palette of the table. Sweet treats included sugar cookies, cookie dough truffle pops and popcorn cones. The cookies are fantastic. We think she did a great job!  Scroll down to see the vendor credits. To see some more parties inspired by trains,…
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February 16, 2012

Super Niko Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This super hero party was sent to us by Jayme from Jayme Marie Designs. She chose a cheery color palette and mixture of chevron, striped, and dot pattern for her own son’s birthday party. The little superheroes ate hero sandwiches, power 7-layer salad, and chips. Sweet treats included Pow cookies, red velvet cake, and chocolate cream cheese cupcakes. At the end of the party, Jayme and her husband read a book to the guests that…
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February 14, 2012

Popeye Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Last year, we had the pleasure at speaking with the ladies from Dreamer’s into Doers. This Popeye the Sailor Man table is from some of the Dreamer’s into Doers ladies and it is a great example of how collaborative they are!  Sarah from Dreamers Joy Events & Design created it for her nephew’s first birthday. The colors, the styling…who are we kidding..Sarah had us at that amazing spinach cake created by Jennifer from The
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February 03, 2012

“Rat Pack” Inspired Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Jennifer at Honeycomb Events sent us this “gentleman’s” party that she styled with her brother for Jennifer’s son’s birthday. Channeling the Rat Pack in the 60’s, they created a masculine vibe for her lil guy’s first celebration. Jennifer incorporated Houndstooth and plaid patterns for the cupcake wrappers, bow tie cookies, and printables. She also created a tufted leather backdrop to hide a large television. Upon arrival, guests went to a “grooming station” and were fitted…
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February 03, 2012

Blast Off Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
5…4...3...2…1..Blast Off!  This party is every future astronaut’s dream. Debbie from Studio Cake in Australia created this party for her son’s 5th birthday. Her son is crazy about space and rockets so Debbie put together a space themed party. Sweet treats included a rocket shaped caramel mud cake, cupcakes, alien oreo cakepops (we love), gingerbread cookies and jellies all made by Studio Cake.  Debbie made astronaut survival kits so the lil astronauts were prepared for…
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January 31, 2012

Construction Zone Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Who knew that you can do birthday parties at the Home Depot? What a great idea for kids. This party was sent to us by Maysem from Ode to Inspiration. Turkey sandwiches, bags of sliced apples, and organic fruit snacks were packaged in tin lunch boxes. Sweet treats included “mud cupcakes” presented in a dump truck, sugar cookies and  clementines. Hard hats and orange traffic cone “cups” accessorized the tables. Guests took home hard hats…
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January 31, 2012

Bug Bash Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Spaceships and Laser Beams sent us this creepy, crawly insect table they created to display their new Bug Bash DIY Printable Collection for boys. They were trying to go for an insect collector vibe and succeeded by using lots of cork and cupcakes reminiscent of flower pots filled with dirt. Other sweet treats included “dirt” forest cake, “insect nests which were flakey pie crusts shaped like creepy nests, vanilla mousse, insect hives and dried fruit…
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January 13, 2012

Around the Atlas: Brazil

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This “Around the Atlas” is from Brazil and was created by Luciana of Atelie Festejar for the birthday party of her two sons. She wanted to have a theme that they would both enjoy and came up with a toy theme. We often hear from readers that is hard to find products in Brazil and other countries that we can get so easily in the US. This was the case for Luciana so she decided…
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January 13, 2012

Circus Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
These sweet and savory circus tables were sent to us by Stephanie of Spaceships and Laser Beams. She created this table for New Year’s Eve, but it would be great for many occasions. Stars filled with yarn poms were used for the backdrop {fantastic!} and a “Step Right Up!” banner invited guests to dine. Guests were offered roasted pepper salad, potato rounds, tomato schiacciata, and a squash/lentil tourtiere to bring in good luck for the…