Archive for Tag: Sweet Designs Book

February 07, 2013

A Package of Valentine’s Day Goodies {Meringue Kisses Recipe, Win a Copy Sweet Designs, Valentine’s Day Check-List and Free Printable}

Valentine’s Day is next Thursday and we thought we’d share a little love. We have lots of fun Valentine’s Day sweet ideas for the blog today.  First up….Hyperion has offered a copy of my book, Sweet Designs, to 10 lucky winners. The book is filled with 175 sweet recipes and crafty ideas to make throughout the year and there are plenty ideas for Valentine’s Day!  You can get a peek at the book…
February 01, 2013

Recipe: {Sprinkled Hazelnut Truffles}

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes, Templates
Confession…I’m a Nutella addict. Well, you all know I love chocolate and nuts so it isn’t that big of a surprise, right?  In honor of  World Nutella Day this Tuesday, we are sharing our Nutella truffle recipe with you from Sweet Designs. If the thought of Nutella hazelnut spread sounds good this morning, just imagine what it would taste like mixed with good chocolate, butter and of course hazelnuts into small, round truffles. These truffles…
January 16, 2013

Recipe {Golden Caramel Corn}

By: Amy Atlas, in Kids, Recipes
With the Golden Globes now behind us and the Oscars around the corner, it seems everyone is running to the theater to see the latest blockbusters. What’s a movie without popcorn?  This Saturday is National Popcorn Day so we thought we’d share our Golden Caramel Corn recipe from Sweet Designs, just in case you are feeling like you want to elevate the salty little kernel. This recipe works great for a Superbowl party, every day…
April 24, 2012

Someone Left the Sugar – Moroccan Tile Cake Recipe

By: Amy Atlas, in Templates
With all of the recipes in this hunk of a book, I did realize one recipe error after the book went to print.  It is only in the first edition so not all of the books have this error.  If you are making the Moroccan Tile Cake on page 90 and you are missing the sugar in your ingredients (which is necessary!), please make sure you make the following change.In the ingredients list, please…
March 28, 2012

Inside the Book: Key Lime Bars

Thank you to everyone who responded to my facebook posts and tweets about sharing a recipe from Sweet Designs. We added up all of the votes from the various polls and Key Lime Bars won with a slight margin. This Key Lime Bar recipe is in my Take Me Away chapter {there – now you know about another chapter!}  I decided to do a Take Me Away chapter in the book because I’ve always been…
March 21, 2012

Behind the Book: Sweet Designs Video Trailer

Scroll down for the video and maximize it for the full screen! Yesterday, I shared behind the scenes pictures from our video shoot. Today, I’m so excited to share the Sweet Designs book video trailer. It feels particularly great to share the video today because we finally received the first copies of the book yesterday. Even though I had a chance to hold a mockup of the book with the cover at the video shoot,…
March 06, 2012

Game Night Cheery Checkerboard Craft It! {Sneak Peek Inside Book}

I can finally say that the book will be released NEXT MONTH! Last month, I shared my Oscar ready “Walk of Fame” brownie recipe {from the Bake It section} and today I’m sharing a craft recipe from the Craft It section. This “Craft It” is the Cheery Checkerboard recipe from our Game Night chapter. Friday nights after dinner are Game Night in the Atlas household. We love to play Monopoly, checkers, dominoes, and basically anything…
February 24, 2012

Oscar Ready “Walk of Fame” Brownies {Peek from My Book}

Today marks the two month countdown for my book release.  Yay!   Now that we’re FINALLY at the two month mark {thanks for being patient}, I’m going to start to share peeks of the interior of the book.  First I’ll show recipes and crafts and as we’re closer to pub date I’ll share little peeks of the gorgeous spreads.  Today I’m starting with a recipe. With the Academy Awards only two days away, I thought it…