Archive for Tag: Holiday

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January 13, 2014

Winter Wonderland Party

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest
Photographs by Johnny Miller. Styling by Amy Atlas. We hope you all had a nice last few weeks. We were busy with some projects and haven’t quite had a moment to catch up and blog here, but we’re finally back with some more photos of the holiday party we did for friends Christine Taylor and Ben Stiller and their family. It would be hard to convey the love we felt for doing this party without…
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December 24, 2013

Happy Holidays! {and Sneak Peek of Winter Wonderland Party}

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest
Photograph by Johnny Miller. Styling by Amy Atlas. Happy Holidays from the Amy Atlas team! Here is a sneak peek of a party we did for lovely Christine Taylor and Ben Stiller and their family. We’ll share more photos of the whole party this week. In the meantime, have a wonderful holiday filled with family, peace, and happiness! xx…
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December 17, 2013

Snowman Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Could this snow party be any cuter? Julie of Julie Marie Portraits sent it over to us after creating it for her winter baby’s first birthday. We fell in love with the snowman cake! Perfect for a winter wonderland party, right? Guests even left with hope you had “snow” much fun goody bags. Love. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Ps – check out Julie’s beautiful photography and Happy Birthday to her adorable son!VENDOR…
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December 11, 2013

Winter White Holiday Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We are completely smitten with this winter white holiday party created by our reader Kendra Plastow. Kendra created the holiday soiree for family this past weekend. Sweet treats on the dessert table included lemon meringue pies, toffee apple crumbles, champagne bubbles, snowflake cookies, personalized chocolate bars, and a winter white cake. We love the red and white burlap wreaths, pretty customized signage, ilex berry arrangement, and the beautiful fawn and antler sculptures. Great work! Scroll…
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November 20, 2013

Gingerbread House Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We showed you a sneak peek yesterday of this adorable gingerbread party from Erin of Strawberry Mommycakes. We’re back now with the whole party so you may want to grab a hot cocoa and settle in for a toasty post. We love all of Erin’s colorful Gingerbread House Party Printables. All of the paper items from the trees to the gable boxes were custom made by Erin. How cute are those custom gable boxes?! Cute…
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December 12, 2012

Let It Snow Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We have had an unseasonably warm weather in NYC this past week, but this table has made us ready for snow again. This party was styled by London based event planner Aimee Dunne to celebrate the arrival of Christmas.  We love the symmetry of the table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included macarons, cupcakes, chocolates from Selfridges, star shaped cookies and cake pops. So pretty. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Kate…
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November 26, 2012

Falling for Autumn Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We had a wonderful time with our families and we’re already counting down the days until Thanksgiving next year. Even though we started sharing winter inspiration, we’re still not quite over the fall. We think this fall dessert table from Marie at Sweets Indeed is perfect to bookmark for next Thanksgiving. We LOVE how Marie used baking tins as vessels for the desserts.  Clever, right?  We also…
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December 24, 2011

Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012 and Thank You {and news about Book}

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Scenes
My boys cake decorating…quality time with my family is one of my resolutions. How about you? 2011 has been a pretty incredible year. The Amy Atlas team was busy with many projects including our Wrigley project {stay tuned for more}, our parties, several Sweet Designs posts a day, and of course THE book. I say THE book because it really was a beast to produce. One of the things I’m looking most forward to in
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December 23, 2011

Naomi’s Sweet Holiday Wish List

By: Amy Atlas, in Behind The Scenes, Great Finds
 1)  Turntable 2) Comme Des Garcons Pouch 3) Graphite Swallow 4) Jean Paul Gaultier Umbrella 5) Stick Lighter It is our last wish list from the Amy Atlas team and we’re ending it with Naomi’s picks.  Her picks definitely reflect her edgy style.  The turntable is perfect for Naomi, especially since she moonlights as a DJ!  Who would’ve thunk?! Did you feel like you were able to get to know the team a little…
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December 23, 2011

Pop, Fizz, Sparkle Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
What better way to bring in the New Year than with sparkle and confetti? This New Year’s Eve table was sent to us by Debbie at Wants and Wishes Design. For a bold and festive party, Debbie chose a bright blue, purple and silver palette. Sweet treats included confetti cupcakes decorated with curled air head candies, strike of midnight clock cookies, blackberry tarts, oreo sticks, and midnight kisses {just in time for the midnight kiss}.…
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December 23, 2011

Into the Mist-Ic with Sierra Mist Natural & Giveaway

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes, Swag
We love this time of year for many reasons. New York City, with all it’s spectacle, takes our breath away. Also, we get to entertain…a lot! So when we were asked by Sierra Mist to come up with recipe ideas, we did not hesitate to say yes. We had a lot of fun creating the drink recipes. Last week, we showed you two fun cocktail/mocktail recipes to whet your appetite. Today, we are back with…
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December 23, 2011

Adina’s Sweet Holiday Wish List

By: Amy Atlas, in Behind The Scenes, Great Finds
Oh, how we’re loving the sweet wish list from Adina from our team. How great are those Rag & Bone riding boots? Adina loves dogs {she has the cutest one!} so she had to include those great Jonathan Adler dachshund bookends. We hope you have been keeping up with the Amy Atlas team’s other wish lists.  So far we’ve shared Amy’s, Lisa’s, Arisara’s, Eric’s, and Natalie’s.  We still have a couple more so keep checking…
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December 23, 2011

Natalie’s Sweet Holiday Wish List

We’re putting up some more wish lists from the Amy Atlas team today.  This one is from Natalie and reflects her indie chic style. Her real wish for the New Year is the following….”2012 is going to be a year of transitions for me…graduating school, relocating, traveling abroad, and starting new and exciting projects that follow my passions.  My wish for 2012 is to soak up every good (and not so good) moment of these…
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December 23, 2011

Dreaming of a (Red &) White Christmas Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Today is our last day of posting for the holidays and we are starting it off with this beautiful red and white dessert table styled by Natalie in Sydney. She created this table for a pre-Christmas party for her friends and family. The star of the table was the snowflake meringue Christmas tree that Natalie made. White paper lanterns hung from the ceiling to resemble falling snow. Sweet treats included cake pops, cotton candy topped…
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December 22, 2011

Gingerbread House Guest Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Nothing is better than decorating gingerbread houses on a cold winter day. This party was sent to us by Nicole of Tradewind Tiaras. Instead of a dessert table, Nicole created a candy display for decorating the gingerbread houses. An assortment of decorating candy was displayed in colorful boxes with tags from Frog Prince Paperie. Do you see the cool backdrop? It is made of painted and cut Styrofoam to depict snowy hills.  The houses, snowmen…
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December 21, 2011

Lisa’s Sweet Holiday Wishlist

By: Amy Atlas, in Behind The Scenes, Great Finds
We’re back with another wish list.  Yesterday, we shared our design intern, Arisara’s wish list.  Today, we are sharing the wish list from Lisa, our “Commander in Sweets”.  Come back tomorrow to see another fun wish list from our team. “My wish for 2012 is simply health and happiness for my family and friends. This year was a whirlwind. Next year, I look forward to lots of travel, music and, of course, sweets!” To see…
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December 21, 2011

Eat Drink & Be Merry Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This rustic holiday themed table came to us from from Thetis from Little Sooti in Australia. She put this table together for a small holiday lunch. Thetis’ guests were given a packed picnic lunch which included marinated olives, cheese, bread and vino. Sweet treats included mini pies, vanilla cupcakes, sugar buns, yo-yos and cake pops. We love that Thetis used mostly store bought desserts and dressed them up to give them a homemade feel. The…
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December 20, 2011

Our Edible Gift Ideas

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
 We were excited when we were asked by Kim over at The Tomkat Studio to contribute our edible gift ideas for her 2011 Gift Guide. If you have not seen it, you can check it out here. It is chock full of fantastic gift ideas for everyone from beauty queens and baking enthusiasts to new moms and cool dads! Take a look above to see our sweet picks!…
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December 20, 2011

Arisara’s Sweet Holiday Wishlist

We’re back with another wish list.  Yesterday, I shared my wish list and we’ll be sharing our team’s wish lists for the holiday throughout the week.  This one is from Arisara, our design intern.  What is on your wish list for the holidays? Come back tomorrow to see another fun wish list from our team. “In 2012 I want to focus on my last semester at school, graduating with a high gpa and getting the
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December 20, 2011

Snowflake Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Winter Wonderland submission is from Kate from Kiss Me Kate in Australia. She just moved into a new home and threw a housewarming party. We love the stark contrast of the blue backdrop against the white desserts and vessels. Snowflakes adorned the backdrop and the cupcakes giving the table a wintery feel. Sweet treats included macarons, cupcakes and sugar cookies. Scroll down below to see the vendor credits. To see some more wintery submissions,…