Archive for Tag: London

January 05, 2013

Tips for Throwing a Downton Abbey Premiere Party {+ Today Show and E! News Videos}

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds, Videos
Who here was able to get their Downton Abbey fix last night with the season 3 premiere?  We sure did!  The Today Show, E! News and the Daily News stopped by this week to talk Downton Abbey with us.  If you are just getting into the series and want to throw a party Downton Abbey style, be sure to click on the Today Show segment and E! News segments below, and scroll down to see…
January 03, 2013

Throw a Downton Abbey Gala…Grantham Style: The “Lady Mary”

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Recipes
The Season 3 premiere of Downton Abbey is this Saturday and we can’t wait. We did a segment for E! News last week and we had to do some “research” for the segment. We created this fun cocktail called the Lady Mary, which would be perfect for a Downton Abbey viewing party.  We substituted Vodka for Gin in the Traditional Bloody Mary.  The Gin has a little kick to it, just like the character Lady…
May 10, 2012

Burberry Inspired Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We love taking fashion and merging it with desserts and crafts. This dessert table by Sandy and Elena of Style Me Sweet in Australia was inspired by the iconic Burberry print. Style Me Sweet styled this table for a little boy’s Christening.  The little boy’s grandmother loves Burberry and purchased outfits for the event for all of her grandchildren. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, cake pops, chocolate caramel tarts, tiramisu, and carrot…
May 02, 2012

Rule Brittania Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Thank you all for being so patient with us while we navigated through the craziness of this week. We are back with some fun featured submissions. This 60th Anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation party came to us from Bird of Bird’s Party. This event is celebrated in the UK. Bird created party printables with the iconic Union Jack print and Queen’s silhouette. Sweet treats on the dessert table included Jubilee cake, chocolate hob-nobs, English trifle,…
April 13, 2012

Colorful Floral Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are loving this dessert table from cake designer Asma of The Sugared Saffron in the UK. She collaborated with stylist Andri from Always Andri to create this bold and colorful sweets table for a bridal shoot. We love the kaleidoscope of vertical ribbon strips over the tablecloth. We’ve done this often and it is an inexpensive way to dress up a simple white linen.  We also love Andri’s choice to make the table asymmetrical…
March 02, 2012

Rustic Silhouette Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This nautical guest dessert table came to us Monika from Stylish Party Bazaar in the UK. She created this table for a wedding show. Instead of the typical navy, red and white color palette, Monika chose a black and ivory palette and paired it with a silhouette design. We love the rope embellished crates and the gable boxes. Sweet treats included cupcakes, a silhouette cake and cake pops. Beautiful. To see some more nautical inspiration,…
June 07, 2011

London Inspired Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Celebrating all things British today, we wanted to share this featured submission that was sent to us by Jill Thomas from Modern Cupcake.  Jill created this dessert table for her son’s third birthday which she had planned for April 29th. When Jill found out that Will & Kate were getting married on that date as well, she found the inspiration for this London inspired Royal Birthday Party. How great are those sugar cookies that were…