Archive for Tag: garden

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June 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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January 27, 2012

Around the Atlas: Indonesia

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This “Around the Atlas” was sent to us by Intan from Dreamflavours Celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia. She created this beautiful table for a little girl’s birthday party. The theme of the birthday was a fairy garden. We love the whimsical feel of the table centerpieces, which included bow topiaries, bird houses and lush hydrangea arrangements. Sweet treats included that fabulous garden cake and lollipops. Fantastic! To see some more submissions from “Around the Atlas”, click…
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January 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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August 09, 2011

Nostalgic Floral Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This sweet turquoise and pink dessert table was sent to us by Natty Adlington from Half Dozen Designs in the UK.  Natty is the proud mom of six (yes…a half dozen) kids.  She created this table for her 31st birthday party. Starting with some leftover Cath Kidston wallpaper, Natty creatively made those cute flowers.  She then became inspired by the colors in the wallpaper and created the rest of the table around that color palette.…
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August 08, 2011

Amy Atlas Moment: One To Grow On

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We received this “Amy Atlas Moment” from Becca at Cake. Becca created this table for her daughter, Caitlin’s first birthday.  The theme was ONE to grow on.  Set in her backyard on a warm sunny day, the setting was casual and perfect for a gardening party.  Blankets and burlap pillows scattered the grass for guests to relax picnic style.  Sweet treats included triple chocolate bundt cake, mini lemon meringue cupcakes, blueberry tarts, and cherry…
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June 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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August 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…