Archive for Tag: Valentine’s Day

June 06, 2012

Love Story Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This sweet table was created by Renee and Nina from Confetti & Crumbs for a bridal shower held at the Carriageworks in Sydney. We rarely see parties in this palette that we adore, but this one definitely stole our heart. A chalkboard backdrop, books, and twine mixed nicely with modern touches like the perforated screens, crisp color palette, and rectangular shaped platters. A heart garland was created from the book pages and hung on the…
May 29, 2012

Love Letters Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
We HEART so many of the details from this party by Shevi from Little Wish Cakes. She styled this table for her husband’s birthday. When Shevi met her husband 15 years ago, were not allowed to date because of their conservative backgrounds. Their only consolation was that they could write love letters to each other. After they got engaged, her husband had to leave for a year to go to another country for work and…
April 13, 2012

Colorful Floral Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are loving this dessert table from cake designer Asma of The Sugared Saffron in the UK. She collaborated with stylist Andri from Always Andri to create this bold and colorful sweets table for a bridal shoot. We love the kaleidoscope of vertical ribbon strips over the tablecloth. We’ve done this often and it is an inexpensive way to dress up a simple white linen.  We also love Andri’s choice to make the table asymmetrical…
March 29, 2012

Around The Atlas: Germany

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This “Around The Atlas” came to us from Heike and Steffi from Sweet Candy Table in Germany. The inspiration for this table originated from the card series by momentini.de. They created this table for a wedding expo for one of their brides. We love the burst of red color against the modern designed backdrop. Heike created all of the sweet treats including the cake (amazing), cake-pops, black forest gateaus, chocolate spoons with fresh berries, lemon…
March 07, 2012

Pink & Gold Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This sweet and ruffled submission was sent to us by Alex from Avie & Lulu. Alex created this table for her daughter’s first birthday party. Shades of porcelain pink and highlights of gold gave this table a soft, feminine touch that would also work beautifully for Valentine’s Day. Sweet treats included cupcakes, gold dusted macarons, heart shaped fluffy marshmallows, sugar cookies and cake. We love the way the vessels she used complement the soft lines…
February 14, 2012

Vintage Candy Table Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Kids
Glenda from Dressy Designs sent us this pretty vintage candy buffet that she created for a wedding. Glenda shopped at vintage stores to find props for her client. The table was made by Glenda’s husband out of a door and four legs that they found in the vintage stores. They painted the door blue and then distressed and glazed it. The DIY “SWEETS” burlap sign added an old fashioned touch. We love the how the…
February 13, 2012

Eat Pray LOVE Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This table was sent to us by Li-Ann from ham&pea. She created this table with Thetis from Little Sooti for a Valentine’s Day family luncheon. They called it Eat, Pray LOVE. We just call it LOVE! The table was a celebration of all of the people that are special to Thetis and Li-Ann. Not only did this table make us feel like we were in a small town in Italy, but the neutral and earthy…
February 13, 2012

You Had Me at Jell-O Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Second up for today is this fun dessert table that was sent to us by Belinda from Styled By Belle. She styled this small dessert table for her little sons and their “girlfriends” for a Valentine’s Day party. On a pink backdrop, Belinda hung heart paper fans and a metallic glitter “Love” sign.  The creative sweet treats included a vanilla buttercream and red velvet layer cake, cupid cupcakes, vanilla bean cookies, and you had…
February 13, 2012

You Give Good Love Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
I know that I am not alone in my sadness over the death of Whitney Houston on Saturday. There are certain artists that add to the soundtrack of your life and for me, Whitney was one of them. On the eve of Valentine’s Day, we are bringing a little love to you with some more Valentine’s Day inspiration. With all of the hearts, we thought this table is fitting for Whitney’s iconic song, “You Give…
February 10, 2012

“Pop”ped The Question Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
There are so many things about this submission that we love. The bright bold colors, the Pop Art images, and the huge Roy Lichtenstein style backdrop, to name a few. The party was styled by Leoni from Just Call Me Martha for a breakfast engagement party. Her client is a graphic designer for a local newspaper with a love for comic strips, and asked Leoni to incorporate something fun, funky, and unique for the party.…
February 09, 2012

The Love Boat Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Our last Valentine’s Day post of the day is from Ebony at Sparkling Events & Designs.  She sent us her version of “The Love Boat”.  I don’t know about you, but I loved watching The Love Boat as a kid. I used to love pretending to be Captain Stubing’s daughter Vicki and Gopher always made me laugh.  There was also something so comforting knowing that each show ended with families happy and in love! Ebony …
February 09, 2012

Simply Sweet Valentine’s Day Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This Valentine’s Party that was sent to us by Alexis of Alexis Campbell Event Styling. She created this party for her son and all of his friends. She used the printables by Paper & Pigtails as her inspiration. The children ate heart shaped peanut butter and jelly sandwiches which were the perfect size for the tiny tots. Sweet treats included pink and red vanilla cake pops, chocolate covered rice krispie treat pops, vanilla cupcakes, and…
February 09, 2012

Breakfast in Bed Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This is the last weekend before Valentine’s Day and we have lots of inspiration. This submission was sent to us by Lilian of Lily Chic Events. The theme was “Breakfast in Bed” which was taken to a new level by using an actual bed as a canvas. Sweet treats included a bouquet of rose cake pops, heart shaped whoopie pies, macarons, apple pies, raspberry souffles and cupcakes, which were all created by Kate and Yolanda…
February 08, 2012

Candy Couture Style Glossary {Sneak Peek Inside Book}

Feel free to Pin, Blog, or share with Facebook and Twitter, but please link back here. Tomorrow starts Fashion Week in NY and next week is Valentine’s Day so we felt like today was the perfect day to share this fun glossary from Sweet Designswhich brings both fashion and candy together.You all know how much I am inspired by fashion. Couple that with my love for sweets and you have the…
February 06, 2012

Very Valentine’s Day

By: Amy Atlas, in Ask Amy, Great Finds
1. cookie cutter 2. whoopee pie heart pan 3. heart mold 4. heart shaped Le Creuset 5. heart ramekin 6. cookie cutter 7. Heart Part 8. fondue set With Valentine’s Day only a week away, I have already started thinking about what sweet treats I am going to bake with my boys. Here are some great Valentine’s Day bakeware products to get your baking juices flowing!…
February 06, 2012

Let’s Monkey Around Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
This “Let’s Monkey Around” sock puppet party from Marjenah of Candy Bar Couture is perfect for Valentine’s Day.  The orange, pink and red striped design gave the party a youthful and happy vibe. We love the sock monkey cake pops, sock monkey cake toppers, and heart cookies. Marjenah brought in lots of candy, which is a great way to bring color to the table and perfect for Valentine’s Day.  She also made sock monkey plastic…
February 01, 2012

Let My Love Open The Door Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
Today is all about Valentine’s Day. Sarah from Ribbon Whirls for Boys & Girls in Australia created this for her family. This dessert table was inspired by the Pete Townsend song, “Let My Love Open The Door”.  Since we love music here, we fell for this idea. Sweet treats included chocolate keys, heart shaped cake pops, macarons, heart cookies, and foiled hearts. Nice job, Sarah! Scroll down below for the vendor credits. To see some…
February 01, 2012

Ready For Valentine’s Day

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
Valentine’s Day is two weeks away. For our readers, our sweet sponsor, Shop Sweet Lulu, is offering a 15% discount off of your total order. From stripey straws to cupcake holders with hearts, they have an array of products to sweeten up any party or treat. Simply enter the code Sweet Designs and start shopping.…
February 01, 2012

David, Wood You Be Mine?

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
For the entire month of February, our good friend, David Stark and his brilliant team are transforming Nina Freudenberger’s Haus Interior into a concept store simply named WOOD SHOP. We had the pleasure of attending the opening of David’s Purely Paper flower shop at West Elm last May and it was nothing short of spectacular. This installation will showcase sculptural pieces and objects for the home that are signature items from David Stark Design events…
January 26, 2012

S.W.A.K. Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions, Kids
We are back wth another Valentine’s Day table to share with you. This “Sealed With a Kiss” table came our way and is fantastic inspiration for the holiday. Jenny from Bloom Designs created this party for her daughter and her friends. We love the dainty pink and grey polka dot theme. Each girl received personalized lunchboxes filled with card making supplies so they could decorate their own Valentine’s Day cards.  Sweet treats included heart cake…