Archive for Tag: Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine’s Day

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Happy Valentine’s Day! We know we have been slow to blog here lately, but this popped into our inbox and we thought it was too sweet not to share. See details below. Sending lots of love to you this Valentine’s Day. xoxoxo Whitney Hartmann styled and photographed this quaint and lovely Valentine’s Day party/shoot for a few budding romantics. How great is the design of The Cookie Scoop’s truck? The kids enjoyed ice cream sandwiches…
December 09, 2013

Pink Hearts Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
How lovely is this pink and grey hearts party by Melissa of The Sweet Society? Melissa styled this party for a lucky young gal’s sweet 16 party. The party was an intimate family dinner at the girl’s home, but was not short on pizzazz! We love the glittered dot backdrop and all of the heart shaped desserts. You should all definitely bookmark this for Valentine’s Day! Scroll down for the vendor credits.Vendor Credits: Styling…
November 26, 2013

Queen of Hearts Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We’re loving this dessert table sent to us by Monaliz of Bella Sweets. The dessert table was for Monaliz’ very own baby shower and was inspired by the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland. It is a refreshing take on what we normally see with Alice in Wonderland parties because she focused on one element in the story and because of the red, pink, black and white color palette. Sweets treats included red velvet…
July 11, 2013

Dots and Desserts Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Who doesn’t love oversized dots? Robyn and Lisa of Lettuce & Co. styled this party for their client Poppy who loves the color poppy and dots. The party was held in the birthday girl’s home which was a converted warehouse. Robyn and Lisa added pink touches to give the palette a feminine touch. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a raspberry mud cake with vanilla buttercream and oversized red dots, white chocolate baby cakes,…
May 31, 2013

Love Is Sweet Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We’re ending this week of pretty posts with this dessert table styled by Francisca from Portugal to display her beautiful treats. Francisca brought heirloom items, including china and crochet doilies from her great grandmother’s collection to display her treats. The sweets that she created for the dessert table included included ruffled and rosette cakes, cupcakes, meringue, cake pops, sugar and spice cookies, and mini bundt cakes. Put this one in your pocket for Valentine’s Day.…
April 08, 2013

Yellow and Grey Baby Shower Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We are going from a yellow and lilac party from this morning to a yellow and grey color palette with this baby shower that was styled by Flavia of Fete & Fete. The baby shower was a joint effort of a few friends to celebrate the pending arrival of a friend’s baby girl. Flavia took her inspiration for the party decor from a blanket in the baby’s room that had birds imprinted on one side…
March 22, 2013

Around The Atlas: Israel

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
I landed in Israel this morning so I thought it was the perfect time to share this “Around The Atlas” from Israel with you. This beautiful dessert table was styled by Shiran from Sweeterie for an intimate wedding of approximately 20 guests. We love how simplistic, yet elegant this party is. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a fruit tart, macarons, strawberry and cream shots, banana dulce de leche chocolate shots, brownies, chocolate covered…
February 26, 2013

Mint & Coral Love Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We are loving the mint and coral color palette of this party.  Isn’t it so pretty? This party was styled by Christina from Sweet Escapes Cakes for a client’s anniversary party. The theme for the party was LOVE. This table would be fantastic for everything from an engagement party to a tea party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a tall mint cake, fondant cupcakes, heart shaped doughnuts and cookies, and petits fours. Tealight…
February 14, 2013

Love More Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are all about feeling the love today and we are ending our Valentine’s Day inspiration with this beautiful table that was styled by Maria from Style My Table in Australia. We love the colorway of this table and the tassel garland that Maria used as her focal point. Aqua milk bottles were re-purposed as vases and added to the feminine, sophisticated feel of the table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a fondant…
February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine’s Day

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest
 Styling: Amy Atlas and Team. Photography by Belathee Photography. Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. My day began with making heart shaped pancakes and stuffing Valentine’s Day goody bags for my boys. It will end with heart shaped cookies and milk. As I scarf down the leftover chocolate {a lot has already been consumed}, I wanted to share a little love with you. This day represents showing love and appreciation. So to you all…Happy Valentine’s Day.…
February 13, 2013

Beach Romance Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Alexis from Sugar Sweet in Australia and Tarja from Two Red Sparrows styled this pretty dessert table for a Valentine’s Day shoot. The ladies wanted to do something a little different for Valentines Day and picked a “Beach Romance” theme that they set up on one of the Gold Coast’s beautiful beaches. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a ruffled cake, macarons, cheesecake bites, panna cotta pots, rose cupcakes, conversation heart cookies and glitter…
February 13, 2013

Smooches & ‘Staches Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
How great is this Smooches & ‘Staches party that was styled by Gretchen from Three Little Monkey’s Studio? She put together this fun Valentine’s Day party. The inspiration for her party came from the mustache duct tape she picked up from Staples. Gretchen used a mix of homemade and store bought items jazzed up with homemade touches. Sweet treats on the dessert table included Kiss Me S’More Cupcakes, Smoochie Pies {Oreo Cakesters rolled in red…
February 12, 2013

Pink & Turquoise Valentine’s Day Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We love the turquoise and pink color palette Valentine’s Day party styled by Cris from Crissy Crafts. After finding the bird ornaments on clearance at Walmart for 10 cents each, she knew she had to incorporate them into her party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included store bought Valentine’s Cakes that she turned into cake pops, heartmallows, white brigadeiro, chocolate covered fortunate cookies and heart shaped sandwiches. Guests made “Be Mine” bracelets and  Valentine’s…
February 07, 2013

Great Finds: Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
One: Dress Two: Bracelet Three: Nail Polish Four: Clutch Five: Hobnail Pitcher We wanted to offer up some last minute gift ideas for both him and her. From the hobnail pitcher to the Beats headphones, we have something for everyone. What are you getting your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day?  PS – Make sure you stop by to see the Valentine’s Day goodies from this morning. One: Skin Care  Two:  Wool Scarf  Three:  Sneakers Four: Headphones …
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 05, 2013

Modern Love Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We have some more fabulous Valentine’s inspiration for you today from Dawn over at Ruby May Designs. We love how Dawn departed from traditional reds and pinks and chose green and charcoal as her color inspiration. Sweet treats on the dessert table included L O V E cookies, cupcakes, coconut slices, marshmallows and chocolate coated Oreos. Great job!  Scroll down for the vendor credits.VENDOR CREDITS:Cake, Styling and Photography: Ruby May Designs  Sweets: Sweet…
February 04, 2013

Modern Valentine Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Valentine’s Day is 10 days away and today we’re featuring a Valentine’s Day party with a modern twist from Bird at Bird’s Party.  Bird was feeling a little tired of the overly pink and red Valentine’s Day designs. Using her Valentine’s Day collection, she created a modern Valentine’s Day design. Bird utilized the small surface and multiple levels of an old dresser for her dessert table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cake pops,…
January 30, 2013

Great Finds: Valentine’s Day by Shop Sweet Lulu {Giveaway}

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Swag
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so we’re sharing some fun products from Shop Sweet Lulu so you can put together crafty sweets for your loved one. Shop Sweet Lulu is also offering a 15% discount to all of our readers. Just use the code AMYATLAS at checkout. Now for a sweet giveaway.…one lucky reader will win a $100 gift certificate to the online store. All you need to do is tell us…
January 24, 2013

Chocolate Cupcakes with Heart Shape Cutouts {Recipe}

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes
Earlier this morning, we featured this pretty Valentine’s Day party that was styled by Sofia from BistrotChic. We are back with the DIY on how to make the great chocolate heart shaped cutout cupcakes above from bake4u. Enjoy! Items Needed – Cupcake cup – Red Food Coloring – Silk Ribbons – Heart cookie cutter  Ingredients for the chocolate cupcake         1/2 cup (50 grams) Dutch-processed cocoa powder          1 cup (240 ml) boiling hot water          1 1/3…
January 24, 2013

Courtly Love Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Valentine’s Day is approaching us quickly and we are loving this sweet Valentine’s Day party that was styled by Sofia from BistrotChic in Portugal for her daughter and friends. The style of this party was a throw back to the original spirit of Valentine – l’amour courtois – a European expression of pure love and admiration that flourished in medieval times. The expression of love was offered by presenting flowers, offering confectionery and writing greeting…