Archive for Tag: Dessert Table

January 15, 2013

Purple & Cream Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This purple & cream birthday party was styled by Seri from Little Miss Party Planner for a little girl’s first birthday party. We love how Seri chose a feminine color palette and beautiful anemones, yet balanced the softness with rustic burlap linens and tree bark vessels. Sweet treats on the dessert table included ice cream cone cupcakes, cake pops, caramel corn and a pretty buttercream cake. This table would work for an engagement party or…
January 14, 2013

Japanese Sushi Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We talked a little bit about Kakiemon this morning so it is fitting that we are featuring a Japanese style sushi party this afternoon. This party was styled by Melissa from The Sweet Society for a little girl’s 10th birthday. Each child was presented with their own Kimono and took party in a Sushi making workshop. The placemats doubled up as coloring sheets for the children to take home. Props included sushi mats and bamboo…
January 11, 2013

Quiet Please! Spa Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are swooning over this Spa party that was styled by Vania from Canadian Hostess for her daughter’s 9th birthday. Manicures, facials, sweets, and laughs were all on the menu for this spa-themed party. Vania chose a turquoise, honeydew green and orange color palette which we LOVE! Upon arrival, each girl received her own cozy bathrobe and was invited to the Relaxation Lounge, where the girls sipped on drinks from a Tropical Smoothie Bar. The…
January 10, 2013

Retro Summer Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This beach dessert table by Krisna at Exquisite Motifs in Brisbane has us day dreaming of warmer days ahead. Krisna created a retro summer theme for her own son’s birthday party. Sweet treats on the dessert table included hamburger and hot dog cupcakes {amazing}, surfboard and beach house cookies and that amazing surfer cake. A drink bar with classic Coca Cola bottles was also set up with homemade chocolate chip cookies. We love the props…
January 09, 2013

Construction Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are going from a party for a little guy to a party for a BIG guy. This party was styled by Martina from MaR-Valicious BiteS in Australia for her husband’s 30th birthday. She collaborated with Peta from Pure Bliss Creations. Martina’s husband works in construction so his occupation inspired this construction dessert table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included toolkit cookies, traffic light caramel tarts, traffic signal cake pops, orange cones, and meringue…
January 09, 2013

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This party made me smile because my older son recently read Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Margarita from Party Inspirations in Australia styled this party for her son’s birthday since her son also loves the book. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes and cake pops made by mom and personalized chocolate bars. Margarita also made the tassel garland and cake stand bunting. Margarita purchased a classic New York Cheesecake from Patisserie New York…
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 04, 2013

Tea Party Must Haves for a Downton Abbey Party

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
one: candelabra two: tea spoons three: two tiered serving platter four: napkins five: tea pot and cups six: scone pan seven: tea eight doilies nine: gift tags ten: silver beaded cake stand We shared our Downton Abbey obsession yesterday when we posted this Lady Mary cocktail. We’re back now with some must haves for a Downton Abbey premiere party.  Come back later tonight to see our complete menu and entertaining ideas/tips for throwing a Downton…
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…
January 02, 2013

Cowboys and Cookies Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
The ladies from Spaceships and Laser Beams are starting our year off right with this fun Cookies and Cowboys dessert table that they styled to showcase their printable collection. To keep the budget low, Stephanie offered a a menu of milk and cookies and used vessels that she found in her home. Cookie varieties included shortbread, apple crumble and lemon. Really cute fondant cookie toppers sat were placed on top of milk-filled glass mugs. We…
January 02, 2013

Hawaiian Luau Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are back from our holiday break.  We hope that everyone had an amazing holiday and we wish everyone the best in 2013. It is freezing in NYC today so we are spreading some warmth with this fantastic Hawaiian Luau dessert table, which was styled by Daisy of Leo and Bella for a little girl’s birthday. Daisy’s client and her family had just returned from a Hawaiian vacation and wanted to recreate the fun they…
December 24, 2012

Merry Christmas Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are winding down for the rest of the year but wanted to leave with you with one more post with Christmas inspiration. This gingerbread decorating party was hosted by Tania from totful memories as a winter playdate for her boys and their cousins. Sweet treats on the dessert table included North Pole cupcakes, marshmallow snowmen inspired by our recipe, and white chocolate peppermint hearts. Guests had a great time decorating their houses and taking…
December 21, 2012

Amy’s Sweet Holiday Wish List

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
1. DVF Dress  2. Cuff  3.  Shoes  4.  Necklace  5.  Ikat Tray I hope you’ve enjoyed our holiday wish lists. Above are some items that I had picked out for my holiday wish list a while back. Truthfully, I debated even putting up this series after last week’s shooting in Newtown. It all seems so trivial. Yes, the items above are all great, but if I’m being perfectly honest, what I really want is happiness,…
December 19, 2012

Winter Wonderland Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This wintry wonderland was styled by Francisca to display her holiday treats. Francisca wanted a peaceful yet glamorous feel to her table which she achieved by using mercury glass, lace and snowflakes. Wrapped presents were used to give height to her vessels. All of the sweet treats were made by Francisca which included sugar and spice cookies, cupcakes, mini cupcakes, tower of merengue, cake pops and mini cakes. The deer (and tree) on the cake…
December 14, 2012

Little Lamb Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are loving all of the DIY elements in this Little Lamb party that was styled by Vivian from Envy Anvi in Hong Kong for a little boy’s third birthday. A trip to a local gardening store enabled Vivian to get props for the table on the cheap. Gardening props and artificial grass gave the table a rustic feel. White paper poms were transformed into sheep. Using that same design, Vivian also created a pinata…
December 13, 2012

Great Finds: Sweetniks

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
We have a new obsession. One of our clients turned us on to Sweetniks and we are smitten. Sweetniks makes handmade candy and confections and these edible pieces of art are as delicious as they look. We used their lollipops recently on a dessert table and the pops were a huge hit. With cute names like Sux in the City and flavors like Salted Margarita and Violet Flower, these are also a great hostess gift.…
December 13, 2012

Paris, Je T’aime Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
The nominations for the 70th Golden Globes were announced today and we’re sharing this GOLDEN party styled by Thetis of  Little Sooti for a little girl named Paris. We think this table gets top honors! The little girl is feminine and loves all things pretty. Thetis livened things up with a tangerine, peach and gold color palette. Sweet treats on the dessert table included vanilla buttercream cupcakes, homemade marshmallows, white chocolate mousse and pretty sugar…
December 12, 2012

Wizard of Oz Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We love this take on a Wizard of Oz dessert table from Kathryn at All Things Cake and Small in Australia. Kathryn’s daughter has watched the Wizard of Oz several times so it was a fitting theme for her birthday. Apothecary jars filled with fruit set the tone for the rainbow color palette that Kathryn chose. Other sweet treats on the dessert table included emerald green jelly pots, Glenda and the wicked witch cake pop…
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…
December 10, 2012

For The Love of Strawberries Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This pretty party was styled by Vivian at Envy Anvi in Hong Kong for a little girl’s first birthday. Her client wanted a table that was inspired by a Cath Kidston print and her daughter’s love for strawberries. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, rice krispie treats, sugar cookies, cake pops and that beautiful cake. Custom made strawberry candies from papabubble were placed in take away jars with the matching labels. We love…