Archive for Tag: School

August 07, 2013

Entertaining Ideas for an A+ Back to School Bash

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
We can’t believe how quickly this summer is flying by. While we still have a few weeks left of summer vacation in NYC, a lot of kids are headed back to school next week. Here are some fun ways for you to get an A+ for your back to school party. We are loving the pencil shoes for a fun fashion statement! Fun Fact: Each year, my mom would take my brother and me to…
August 01, 2013

School and Tennis Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are feeling sentimental today because it is our intern Lauren’s last day since she is heading back to college. School is almost in session again so we’re sharing this cool graduation/starting college party styled by Seri & Michelle of Little Miss Party Planner. The graduation party was for a guy who is headed to Emory College, but the design is great for a tennis party or back to school party as well. We love…
May 01, 2013

Amy Atlas Moment: School Themed Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Teacher’s Appreciation Day is next week and we think this Amy Atlas Moment styled by Dawn of Ruby May Designs is great inspiration. Dawn told us she was inspired by the “Apple of My Eye” chapter in Sweet Designs for her son’s 3rd birthday party. Her son had just just started pre-school so she created a theme inspired by the alphabet and learning. Sweet treats on the dessert table included ABC cookies, chalkboard and apple…
June 06, 2012

Splish Splash Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Most private schools end on Friday in the NYC and public schools end in a couple of weeks. What does that mean?  Summer is really beginning in our households! Cris from Crissy’s Crafts sent us this party that she created for her Annual End of the School Year pool party. Cris was inspired by the the Pool Party Collection from Mimi’s Doll house.  We ADORE the creative treats on the dessert table including Twizzler pool…
March 09, 2012

Clown School Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This submission put a big smile on my face. It was sent to us by a reader named Jane and it was executed perfectly. Jane has a clown business in Australia called Home Made Parties so she styled a clown themed party for her daughter’s 9th birthday. Fourteen guests were sent to Clown School where they all received matching book bags complete with their own magic tricks and joke cards. They also decorated their own…
November 28, 2011

Merry Monday: Santa’s Study Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This morning we started our holiday inspiration with this post. We are back with a festive feature from Alanna at White Room Events. If Santa has a workspace, what do you think it looks like?  Alanna created this amazing “Santa’s Study” dessert table, and we bet his study would be a lot like this. Her concept was to create a stylish workspace for Santa to answer his letters, organize his Elves and relax with some…
May 23, 2011

Milk and Cookie Bar Guest Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
It is hard for me to believe that the school year for my kids is almost over. This year just flew right by.  Stacy from Scrumptious Swirls sent us this table that she created for her daughter Emma’s end of the school year party.  Stacy said she was inspired by our Back to School feature in Parents Magazine.  Using the theme “Smart Little Cookies”, Stacy created a milk and cookie bar that spells out YUM!  …
September 15, 2010

Back to School – Our Bake Sale Ideas for Parents Magazine

Rock the Bake Sale, From the October 2010 issue of Parents® magazine, by Karen Cicero. Photography by Monica Buck.  Prop and Food Styling by Amy Atlas. REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM PARENTS® MAGAZINE.  © 2010 MEREDITH CORPORATION.  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.  If you are re-printing this article, you must have permission from Parents Magazine. I’m here today with our back-to-school bake sale ideas we created for Parents Magazine.  If you were here yesterday, then you were…
September 14, 2010

Behind the Scenes at Amy Atlas Events – Parents Magazine Shoot

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Behind The Scenes, Kids
It’s back to school week for most kids {including mine} in the US this week and I have a special back to school treat for you. Remember a few months back when I shared some behind-the-scenes of baking, propping, and our vlog at a magazine shoot?  Well I’m back today to tell you what it was all for and give some more behind-the-scenes.  Parents Magazine called on us to style a “How to Rock a…
September 07, 2010

Back-to-School Goody Bags

It’s back-to-school week for many kids across the country in the US and I’ll be sharing some great back-to-school baking and crafting ideas that we created for a magazine this week.  In the meantime, here is a fun and easy crafty diy project that you can do with your kids, nieces, nephews, etc.  These are colored paper sacks that are simply stamped with school stamps that we found here.  Simply fold over the bags, hole…
March 29, 2010

School Inspired Baby Shower

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
Whitney Smith of Whitney Smith Photography and her friend Britney sent me some pictures of an amazing baby shower they created for their school teacher friend Emily (aka Mrs. Moulton). Whitney and Britney really did their homework when they planned this school-inspired party. The shower included lots of cute details including a chalkboard menu, lunch-sack sandwiches, cafeteria lunch trays, a composition guest book, milk and cookies, and pb&j bars. Whitney and Britney even arranged for…