Archive for Tag: Easter

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April 08, 2013

Lavender and Yellow Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
It is a beautiful spring day in NYC today so we’re sharing pretty spring colors on the blog with this lavender and yellow party from Susana of Citrus and Orange. Susana created this party for her daughter’s birthday. The party was intimate and looked precious. We love the scalloped bottom tier on the cake. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included macarons, star sugar cookies, personalized chocolate bars and Jordan almonds. Scroll down for…
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April 02, 2013

Spring Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
It is finally starting to feel like spring in NYC. These spring treats from Francisca of Portugal would be perfect for her spring fete. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a ruffled buttercream cake, decorated macarons, bird and birdcage cookies, floral cupcakes and petits fours. …
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March 29, 2013

Bright and Cheery Easter Guest Featured Submission

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This bright and cheery party styled by Kenna from Miss Party Mom Event Planning was inspired by “The Golden Egg Book” by Margaret Wise. We love the jewel toned palette. For the front of the table, Kenna created a banner with pages from the book. Paper doilies were used to create the scalloped edge on the awning. Sweet treats on the dessert table included garden carrot push pops (brownies with sugar filled carrots), tulip cake…
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March 28, 2013

Great Finds: Elegant Easter

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
Easter is almost here and we have some great ideas on how to throw an elegant Easter soiree. We love the idea of using soft colors on the table and complementing it with bold colors with what you wear. How great are those bangles? How are you guys spending your holiday?  Do you have any Easter or Passover traditions? Any favorite recipes?  We would love to know. PS – We are halfway through our trip…
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March 25, 2013

Hop To It Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Hop to it and get inspired. Jennifer from Sweet Affairs Event Design in Melbourne styled this pretty Easter dessert table along with Emily from Once Upon A Time Designs. This pretty pastel party was at the Tim Neville Arboretum in Melbourne. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a beautiful cake, cake pops, sugar cookies, cupcakes and chocolate Easter eggs. Egg-cellent for a spring party! Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Bibo Photography.…
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March 01, 2013

Easter Spring Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are sending you off this weekend with this pretty spring-inspired dessert table that was styled by Andressa from Twinkle Twinkle Little Party. This would be perfect for Easter. We love the Easter egg cookies, pastel cake, and bunny shaped macarons. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included organic chocolate covered cookies, bonbons, brigadiers, and carrot cupcakes. Guests left with muslin bags filled with colorful egg candies as well as treat-filled baskets. What are…
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February 22, 2013

Spring Into March Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Is it wrong to wish we could fast forward a month or two to get the warm weather back? It has been so cold in NYC the past few days and we are yearning for the spring. This party styled by Suzanne from Fanciful Events will keep us satisfied until then. Suzanne styled an Easter brunch table with a coral, turquoise, yellow and gold color palette. Sweet treats on the dessert table included mini waffles…
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April 09, 2012

Sweet Easter Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope everyone had a fantastic weekend and happy holiday. We wanted to start the day with this sweet Easter feature that we received from Heidi at Sweetology. She put this dessert table together for her friends and family to welcome Easter. We love the the treats that Heidi made like the bunny cookies, chick cake pops, and garden egg cupcakes. Heidi lined the dessert platters with classic Easter jellybeans. Yarn carrots and foiled chocolate…
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April 05, 2012

Sweet Designs Scavenger Hunt Update

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Book, Swag
Photo of Pastel Pretty, Copyright Sweet Designs: Bake It, Craft It, Style It, Hyperion Books 2012 Photography by Johnny Miller. UPDATE:  THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN CONTACTED. The winners of the KitchenAid Mixer are: Bakerella: Ann Hostess with the Mostess:  Erica Oh Joy: Colene Babble: Alyssa How Does She: Kate Creature Comforts: Caroline 100 Layer Cake: Stephanie Sweet Designs: Cindy Our International Winner: Catherine   Thank you, again, to everyone who participated. We hope you had…
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April 05, 2012

Sweet Designs Virtual Scavenger Hunt: Clue #7

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Book, Swag
We hope you guys have had as much fun playing this game as we had putting it together and reading the posts.  We also hope that you loved the Sweet Designs Pastel Pretty chapter.  Most importantly, we hope you found some great new blogs to stare at daily! PLEASE READ THIS POST CAREFULLY! UPDATE: Add the word “and” in two places in your sentence. Before we put up the 4pm EST post where you can…
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April 05, 2012

Sweet Designs Virtual Scavenger Hunt: Clue #6

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Book, Swag
Visit the website of the answer above and you will find code words in that persons post to help you complete the scavenger hunt. Don’t forget the seventh clue will be live at 3pm. So check back to play. Read the complete rules here! When you do find the hunt location, I’d love to see all of your pins, tweets, facebook (not required, just for fun!) Here’s the hashtag #AmyAtlasSweetScavengerHunt Just a reminder, we are…
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April 05, 2012

Sweet Designs Virtual Scavenger Hunt: Clue #5

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Book, Swag
Visit the website of the answer above and you will find code words in that persons post to help you complete the scavenger hunt. Don’t forget the sixth clue will be live at 2pm. So check back to play. Read the complete rules here! When you do find the hunt location, I’d love to see all of your pins, tweets, facebook (not required, just for fun!) Here’s the hashtag #AmyAtlasSweetScavengerHunt Just a reminder, we are…
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April 05, 2012

Sweet Designs Virtual Scavenger Hunt: Clue #4

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Book, Swag
Another hint…This one is very tricky.  When you do find the site, click on blogs and then Family Kitchen. Visit the website of the answer above and you will find code words in that persons post to help you complete the scavenger hunt. Don’t forget the fifth clue will be live at 1pm. So check back to play. Read the complete rules here! When you do find the hunt location, I’d love to see all…
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April 05, 2012

Sweet Designs Virtual Scavenger Hunt: Clue #3

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Book, Swag
Visit the website of the answer above and you will find code words in that persons post to help you complete the scavenger hunt. Don’t forget the fourth clue will be live at 12pm. So check back to play. Read the complete rules here! When you do find the hunt location, I’d love to see all of your pins, tweets, facebook (not required, just for fun!) Here’s the hashtag #AmyAtlasSweetScavengerHunt Just a reminder, we are…
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April 05, 2012

Sweet Designs Virtual Scavenger Hunt: Clue #2

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Book, Swag
We are keeping comments private as to not give away anything away. Have fun! When you do find the hunt location, I’d love to see all of your pins, tweets, facebook (not required, just for fun!) Here’s the hashtag #AmyAtlasSweetScavengerHunt In case you missed the rules of the scavenger hunt, find them here! In case you missed Clue #1, click here.…
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April 05, 2012

Sweet Designs Virtual Scavenger Hunt: Clue #1

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Book, Swag
If you are just coming here, make sure you check out Clue #2.  Clue #3 will be up at 11:30AM EST. We are keeping comments private as to not give away anything away. Have fun! When you do find the hunt location, I’d love to see all of your pins, tweets, facebook (not required, just for fun!) Here’s the hashtag #AmyAtlasSweetScavengerHunt In case you missed the rules of the scavenger hunt, find them here! PS…
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April 04, 2012

Sweet Designs Virtual Scavenger Hunt {With Giveaway of Eight KitchenAid Mixers!}

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Book, Swag
If you want to Tweet, Pin, or Facebook about this contest, feel free to use this hashtag #amyatlassweetscavengerhunt DUE TO A WEB CRASH, WE HAD TO MAKE TWO AMENDMENTS. THE AMENDMENTS ONLY PERTAIN TO THE TIME OF SUBMITTING  AND WHERE YOU ARE SUBMITTING YOUR ANSWER.  PLEASE SUBMIT THE ANSWER FRIDAY, APRIL 6TH AT 1PM EST AT [email protected] ALL OF THE REST OF THE RULES REMAIN THE SAME. We have a really exciting contest that we…
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April 04, 2012

Tickled Pink Pound Cake Bites for National Pound Cake Day {Sneak Peek of Sweet Designs Book}

Did you know that today is National Pound Cake Day?  Who knew that existed?  To celebrate National Pound Cake Day, we’re sharing an easy recipe from Sweet Designs.  You can use homemade pound cake or if you are in a pinch, you can pick up store bought pound cake and cut it up into little cubes like below.  This recipe is from the Pastel Pretty chapter of my book and believe me, this chapter is…
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April 03, 2012

Easter Luncheon Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
With all of the Easter submissions today, it is really starting to feel like Spring around the Amy Atlas office. This adorable party came from Emily of A Silver Nutmeg. She created this party for her 2 year old daughter’s playgroup. The kids sat in chairs adorned with fluffy white tails, while snacking on carrots and hummus in mini terracotta pots and bunny-shaped cheese sandwiches. Sweet treats on the dessert table included peanut butter bird…
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April 03, 2012

Modern Easter Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Today we have some more fantastic Easter inspiration to share with you guys. It is amazing that we are already in April and that Good Friday is only four days away. We received this modern Easter submission from Rachel at Haute Chocolate. She put together this fun little Easter party for her 15 month old son and his friends. Healthy snacks and Easter treats were on the dessert table. Sweet treats included carrot cupcakes and…