Archive for Tag: Dessert Tables

January 07, 2013

Little Red Riding Hood Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are sticking with the Woodland theme today with this great Little Red Riding Hood inspired party that was styled by Gerri and Carole from Little Birdie Events for a little girls first birthday. They used woodgrain paper to cover the risers and moss and pinecones to decorate the table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included toadstool mocha macarons, apple shaped macarons, toffee apple and black forest “tree” cupcakes, deer cookies, caramel and raspberry…
January 07, 2013

Woodland Themed Guest Dessert Table

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope you all had a great weekend.  We are starting the morning off with an enchanted woodland birthday party that was styled by the birthday girl’s mother, Julie. We love how the toadstool played a prominent part throughout the party from the sugar cookie favors to the adorable chairs at the table. Sweet treats on the dessert table included cupcakes, chocolate mousse and toadstool marshmallows. Julie made all the desserts and used printables by…
December 21, 2012

SILVER & GOLD INSPIRATION

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
Our friend Bird from Bird’s Party asked us to be part of her Pinterest 12 Days of Christmas Party Ideas Giveaway.  Our inspiration was Silver and Gold, which is perfect for the holidays. We think Jewel tones are going to be big in 2013 and Gold is a great accent for those rich colors. You can see all of our Silver and Gold inspiration on Pinterest here. IMAGE SOURCES: Herve Leger Dress Bridesmaid Dresses Tassel…
December 20, 2012

Bringing in the Holidays: An Excerpt from Amy’s Book

A few weeks back we shared the recipe for our Spiked White Hot Chocolate.  Today we’re sharing the entire New Year’s table from Sweet Designs because we think that the ideas are perfect for the holiday season. With sweet treats like Pound Cake Ice Cubes, Coconut Crispy Rice Cereal Bars, Snowcapped Gingerbread Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream and Shortbread Snowballs, the recipes on this table are guaranteed to satisfy all of your guests’ holiday cravings.…
December 20, 2012

Gingerbread House Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We love this dessert table from Francisca in Portugal. It seems like something you would find in Santa’s studio! Francisca styled this table to display her holiday treats. Sweet treats on the dessert table included push-pops, cookies, cake pops, cupcakes and a gingerbread house.We love the cookies around the milk bottles. Great job!  …
December 18, 2012

A Gingerbread Girl Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We love this interpretation of Lisa Campbell Ernt’s The Gingerbread Girl by Jenny from Craft That Party. Traditional serving pieces on the dessert table were replaced with cookie sheets and measuring cups. Whisks were fun vertical props. Sweet treats on the dessert table included a pink fondant cake topped with a gingerbread house, chocolate covered Oreos, gingerbread cupcakes topped with mini gingerbread men and peppermint fondant toppers. Guests were able to decorate cookies at the…
December 11, 2012

A Little Construction Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This construction party was styled by Camila and Flavia from Dona Aranha in Brazil for a boy’s third birthday party. We love the fondant toppers and the cake. Sweet treats on the dessert table included construction hat cake pops, cupcakes, brigadeiros, brownies, coconut candy and a cake for the kids to decorate. Great job.  Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Juliana Gueiros. VENDOR CREDITS: Styling, decor, paper: Dona Aranha White Cake, Cupcakes and…
December 10, 2012

Sweet Holidays Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We started in Hong Kong this morning and we’re now here with a party from Argentina. This holiday themed dessert table was sent to us by Laura and Maia from All You Need is Cupcake. With the styling services of Vero Farias, the ladies created a holiday table that is great for a small gathering. Laura and Maia made all of the sweet treats on the table which included ornament cookies, snowman cake pops, snowman…
December 06, 2012

Little Ladybug Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We are back with another great party from down under. Gerri and Carole from Little Birdie Events styled a garden themed dessert table for their client’s daughter’s first birthday party. They used a pink, mint green and sunshine yellow color palette. Sweet treats included “garden” macarons, ladybug lollipops, rhubarb & custard bon bons, sugar cookies with edible image ladybugs and ombre pink cupcakes. Scroll down for the vendor credits. Photography by Little Birdie Events.    VENDOR…
December 06, 2012

Medieval Feast Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This creative medieval party was styled by Nicole from Kiddilicious for her son’s 6th birthday. Stone castle walls lined the room and a dining feast fit for a king was created. Guests were greeted with crowns and were ushered off to play medieval games. Pool noodles were used for jousting, while archery was a hit with both boys and girls. The feast included pear shaped cupcakes, blackbird pies, fruit platters, collected tax chocolate coins, pigs…
December 04, 2012

Sweet Origins: Sufganiyot for Hanukkah

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Sweet Origins
The first night of Hanukkah is already this Saturday. My boys are already asking about when they’ll get to taste their Sufganiyot. On Hanukkah, it is a tradition to eat these jelly filled, deep fried doughnuts. It is just one of the fried foods {there are also latkes} that reminds us of the miracle that occurred during the Maccabean Revolt, when oil that was lighting the sacred lamp during the rededication of the holy temple…
November 30, 2012

Great Finds: Cake Pops Holidays + Giveaway

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Recipes
My friend Bakerella has done it again. Just in time for the holidays, she came out with a Cake Pops Holidays book. Remember her first book?  This holiday edition is equally creative and the perfect dose of inspiration, especially when we have all seen just about everything over and over again on the web. That’s what I love about her. Her Bakerella mind is constantly spinning with creative ideas to turn cake, frosting and a…
November 28, 2012

Meeting Oprah + OWN + O Magazine + IKEA Life Improvement Project + Behind Scenes + IKEA Commercial + An Aha! Moment

What a title to this post, right?  Enough to make one’s head spin with excitement. That’s what last month was like for me and I’m here to tell you all about it. I recently signed on to a program with IKEA, OWN and O Magazine called The Life Improvement Project. The Life Improvement Project is a site designed for people to be inspired about ways to live in their home. It’s a place to share…
November 26, 2012

Perfectly Plaid Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We are starting the week off with this beautiful dessert table from Kirsten at A Little Polkadot in Australia that she styled for a little boy’s christening. We love the backdrop that Kirsten created using wallpaper and picture frames. The white frames and white vessels popped against the charcoal gray backdrop. Bountiful Hydrangea and custom covered plaid riser boxes were also great touches for this party. Sweet…
November 23, 2012

The Mitten Party Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving. I’m spending time with my husband, kids, mom, brother, sister-in-law, niece and nephews and it just wonderful.  I always find that Thanksgiving is a great time to reflect and I just wanted to tell you that the whole Amy Atlas team is so very thankful for you all. It means so much that you check in here every day to see what we’re sharing. A big warm…
November 21, 2012

Great Finds: Decorating Cookies

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Recipes
Thanksgiving is finally here tomorrow.  I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Thanksgiving is hands down my favorite holiday (except for the all of the sweets on Halloween, of course).  It is a time when my whole family comes together to eat, share stories, reconnect.  We talk into the very late hours of the night, while re-warming stuffing and sweet potato pie leftovers. I look forward to it more than any single day…
November 20, 2012

Brave Inspired Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Disney’s Brave was a huge hit this year. This dessert table by DatNhan of Whisk Paper Scissors Studio was inspired by the movie. DatNhan called upon her friend Jill of The Uncommon Cake to create all of the sweets for the table. DatNhan created  a natural and woodsy vibe by using wood platters, fake foliage, burlap and moss. Key elements from the movie like Merida’s love of archery were incorporated into the table by way…
November 16, 2012

Gingham And Bunting Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Nicky from Sweet Details styled this sweet party for her son’s 2nd birthday. We love the composition of all the props on the table. Isn’t that oversized wagon holding the candy fab?  Sweet treats on the dessert table included sugar cookies made by Cookie Beans, as well as candy apples, cupcakes and cake pops made by Nicky. Great job!…
November 15, 2012

Lalaloopsy Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Lalaloopsy  are a line of American rag dolls that hit the shelves a couple of years ago. This Lalaloopsy party was styled by Erica from Scrapaper by Erica for her daughter’s 5th birthday. Her daughter loves the Lalaoopsy dolls. We love how Erica creatively made trees and clouds out of baking cups. Sweet treats on the dessert table included sugar cookies, cake pops, cupcakes made by the Baking Girl and healthy lalafruitsy. So cute.  …
November 15, 2012

Paper Dolls Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
For anyone that used to play with paper dolls as a kid, this party will hit a soft spot. This party was styled by Gretchen from Three Little Monkeys Studio for her mother’s birthday. Gretchen used vintage paper dolls from the 30’s as her inspiration and mixed in gingham and floral prints. Sweet treats on the dessert table included yogurt parfaits, breakfast cupcakes, sour cream donuts, a cake, paper doll cookies and cinnamon rolls pops.  …