Archive for Tag: Fall

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November 21, 2013

Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin Ice Cream

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes


We cannot believe how Thanksgiving {our favorite holiday!} just crept up on us this year! If you are looking for a little  inspiration, feel free to look here. In the meantime, our dear friend Aran of Cannelle-Vanille is here today to share her roasted pumpkin ice cream recipe. Who says ice cream is just for the warmer months? This lovely recipe is from Aran’s book, Small Plates & Sweet Treats.We’ve talked about Aran here, but

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September 24, 2013

Little Pumpkin Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

The chillier temperatures of fall have hit NYC and we’re thinking of pumpkins and parkas. This sweet autumnal party was styled by Jennifer from The Pear Events for her little pumpkin’s birthday party. We love the addition of navy to the traditional orange, taupe and brown fall color palette, as well as the argyle and houndstooth patterns. Guests were greeted with apple baskets filled with tea sandwiches, pumpkin bread and apple juice. A dessert table…

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November 08, 2012

Apple Orchard Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

This sweet Apple Orchard dessert table is perfect for fall. This party was styled by Brianna from Bee and Daisy for her daughter’s birthday. Brianna used a red and aqua palette, but brought in various shades of brown to make the table feel more rustic. She created a fabric wreath that brought all of the colors together. Sweet treats on the dessert table included apple cider donuts, caramel apples, homemade apple pie and iced apple…

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November 07, 2012

Great Finds: Festive Fall

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds

1) Paper Lantern  2) Tumblers 3) Ruffled Cake Plate 4) Quatrefoil Plates  5) Serving Tray
We are halfway through Fall in NYC and wanted to share some great pieces that will zest up your party this season.  We love the colors in the Autumn leaves. From the rich red to the bright orange and yellow hues, these party pieces bring the colors in perfectly.  What are your favorite fall activities?…

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October 08, 2012

Fall Baby Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions

This fall inspired dessert table for a baby shower was styled by Miranda from Whimsical Printables. Miranda created the burlap and lace bunting for a focal point above the table. She also hung tea-lit filled mason jars with twine from the trees. Sweet treats on the desert table included cake pops, chocolate covered Oreos, sugar cookies and brigadeiros. Her client did not want a big cake so Miranda chose a bundt cake which worked with…

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October 01, 2012

Little Pumpkin Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

This harvest pumpkin party is really getting us into the Autumn mood. Danni at Cutie Putti Paperie filled a dessert table with pumpkin-inspired treats and decorations that lend to the rustic charm of this season. Sweet treats included pumpkin shaped carrot cakes filled with homemade buttercream frosting, pumpkin s’mores, pumpkin shaped cake pops, spiced pumpkin cakes, cupcakes, mini pumpkin pies, pumpkin spice macarons and sugar cookies. We love all of the crates and how she…

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November 21, 2011

Woodland Sip & See Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

We’re big fans of the ladies at Spaceships & Laserbeams. I may be partial because they specialize in parties for boys, but their parties are always creative. Stephanie created a “Sip N’ See” for her friend Jolene. To highlight the season, she used her Woodland Buddies printables collection which was designed by Catherine from Clever Monkey. Sweet treats included chocolate maple cake, apple spice cake, orange basil cupcakes and chocolate chip cookies all from Goodness…

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November 17, 2011

Fall Feast Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

This fall feast was sent to us by Cris from Crissy Crafts. She threw a small Thanksgiving get together for her children and their friends. In Chris’ native Brazil, corn is a big part of celebrations. To embrace her heritage, “corn” was part of many of the sweets and decorations. Corn husks were used to dress up the water bottles and as a vessel to serve the food. Sweet treats included caramel and kernel popcorn,…

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November 11, 2011

Giving Thanks Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

This party made us want to run outside and frolic in the Central Park leaves. It is very approachable and perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving or fall. We received this submission from Catherine at Serendipity Soiree. Catherine created this fall celebration for her family. She used burlap to cover the table and risers which added to the rustic feel, along with the natural wooded setting of their yard. Sweet treats included homemade chocolate fudge cake, apple…

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October 25, 2011

Caramel Apple Affair Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

This table is so perfect for this time of year. Michelle at Favor Box Bakery sent us this Caramel Apple Affair that she created for friends and family. They spent the day eating caramel apples and pies, drinking apple cider and frolicking in the Autumn leaves. M&M’s, sprinkles and peanuts were provided for all of the guests at the fixin’s bar so they could create their own caramel apple. Every guest had a favor tag…

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October 03, 2011

Owls and Raccoons Guest Feature Part III

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

We were here this morning and lunchtime with the cutest owl posts from Courtney Portner.  We just had to share these last few pics.  How clever are the owl and raccoon mason jar drinks?  All you need is felt, feathers, googly eyes, and mason jars!  We also love the signage from Spaceship & Laser Beams above and the personal owl posters to find the owl pillows for all of the kids.  What a fun party!…

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October 03, 2011

Owl and Raccoons Guest Feature Part II

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

This morning, we featured this fabulous owls and raccoons party from Courtney Portner.  Now we’re back with part II featuring the dessert table. Honestly, can this be any cuter?  We’re loving the fondant owls and raccoons on the cupcakes, the cookies, and the HOOT lollipops. Other fun treats included “hoot” cake pops, bubblegum flowers and “marsh” mellows.  Courtney used a lot of felt in the party decor and she tied it into the dessert table…

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October 03, 2011

Owls and Raccoons Guest Feature Part I

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

With the crisp autumn air rolling in, Courtney Portner gathered her children and their friends to celebrate the beginning of fall. And what a celebration it was!  The party theme was feisty owls and punky raccoons…. Courtney made the color palette more youthful by adding celadon and light blue to the traditional orange and brown autumnal colors. Simple felt figured largely in this party – -on the capes, those fantastic owl eye masks, the

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September 28, 2011

Little Red Riding Hood Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids

Fall is officially here. In a blink of an eye the leaves will be changing colors and the weather will be cooler. This whimsical feature sent to us by Alecia of Boutique Affairs has the perfect mix of fall and fun. All of the desserts were homemade except for the frosted cookies which were provided by One Sweet Girl. We love the Little Red Riding Hood cupcake toppers that were created by mimicafé Union….  

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September 23, 2011

Fall for Faux Bois

By: Amy Atlas, in Sweet Styling Tricks

There is something about the texture and design of a gorgeous wood grain that is so appealing. The french term “faux bois” refers to fake wood and the design has been used on everything from cakes to coasters and candle votives.  We love it for a design for a fall party.  Today is the first day of fall and we are definitely falling for faux bois!  Above are some fun ways you can incorporate faux…

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September 13, 2011

Autumnal Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions

Fall has definitely arrived. I am definitely a summer girl..but I do love Autumn in New York. The crisp cool weather, the leaves falling in Central Park, the marathon, there is something about this season that makes me fall in love with NYC all over again.  The only thing I don’t love about fall is knowing that winter is creeping behind it.  Cara-Lynn from Sweet Style created these treats for an “arrival of autumn” soiree…

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August 25, 2011

“Monsieur” Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions


Amy of Sugar Chic Designs created this dashing “Monsieur” dessert table for a stylish gentleman’s birthday party. She gave the display a masculine feel by incorporating deep colors and elements from nature, such as the animal hide runner, succulent plants and the birchbark containers. This table could easily be translated for a Fall party by bringing in acorn cookies, pumpkin flavored desserts and pies.  The hexagonal chandelier hanging above the table compliments the masculine theme,

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November 22, 2010

Harvest Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions

Since we’re all getting into the Thanksgiving spirit this week, I thought I’d share these photos from Tyra Bleek Photography.  This harvest dessert table was created by Cookie Creatives and Gracie Lou Events.  I love the rich jewel palette,the sticks in the chocolate caramel apples, the hot cocoa served on tree stumps, and the cranberry-filled containers.  This will definitely get us all in the Thanksgiving spirit!  Photography by Tyra Bleek Photography and Channing Johnson.…

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September 23, 2009

DIY Project – Acorn Garland Template

By: Amy Atlas, in DIY and Templates

My last post included the recipe for cinnamon pistachio meringues from our Faux Bois post. Here is the acorn template from that autumn-inspired story for a fun, diy project for the fall. Simply print the template out, cut out the acorn garland, and hang! Enjoy!…

September 22, 2009

Happy Fall – Faux-Bois Fun!

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest

I posted last week about a project that we were working on at Amy Atlas Events. Since today is the first day of fall, we decided to create a fall-inspired dessert story to kick off the new season. A faux-bois pattern and acorns were the inspiration for the story.
We created a lovely faux-bois paper for the backdrop as well as a custom acorn garland to drape over the backdrop. We’ll provide a template for…