08 Apr

3 New Dessert Tables by Amy Atlas

Moroccan dessert table - Amy Atlas

Amy Atlas recently sent over some images of the gorgeous dessert tables that she recently created for Brides magazine… pretty amazing, right?!!

All 3 table are fantastic, but I’m feeling especially drawn to the Chocolate Spice design (above) because it feels refreshing & unique… everything from the dessert flavors & color palette to the serveware & decorative accents ties in so well with the theme!

Moroccan dessert table - Amy Atlas

Pictured above: the Modern dessert table boasts a cool ribbon garland and bold, vibrant color palette that’s perfect for spring & summer events.

Pictured Below: The Vintage dessert table features a charming “birds and blooms” motif, Victorian-style footed serveware, and lots of nostalgic candy, of course!

Moroccan dessert table - Amy Atlas

Read on for closer views & complete details on each table, as told by Amy


Modern dessert table - Amy Atlas

Chocolate Spice Dessert Table
“We incorporated spiced chili and naga curry infused truffles, rosewater malban, pyramid-shaped chocolates, sesame candy and a macaron tower, all on bronze and rattan vessels filled with whole spices.

For decorative elements, we included Moroccan lanterns and a pussy willow branch display. We also sewed together burlap fabric to create spice sacks to give the table a “Moroccan-market” feel and filled up Moroccan tea glasses with spiced hot chocolate and cinnamon sticks.”

Vintage dessert table - Amy Atlas

Credits: Rattan baskets – Pottery barn; Chocolates – Vosges Haut Chocolat and Dean & Deluca


Modern Chevron dessert table - Amy Atlas

Modern Chevron Dessert Table
“For this table, we incorporated a bright citrus color palette of tangerine, lemon and lime with a modern chevron zig zag pattern.  We created a ribbon garland, clementine centerpiece, as well as chevron patterned popcorn cups and favor bags.

We worked with Kate Sullivan to create a modern chevron cake, which we placed on zig zag vessels (made from candlesticks).  Other great treats included passion fruit marshmallows, chevron patterned cupcakes and citrus meringue buttercream sandwiches.”

Modern Chevron dessert table - Amy Atlas


Moroccan dessert table - Amy Atlas

Vintage Dessert Table
“We incorporated aqua and magenta birds and blooms throughout the design of this table. We made “feed sacks” (from vintage fabric) and homemade preserve favors, and a bird and bloom bunting banner.

We also included a birds and bloom ruffled wedding cake, nostalgic candy such as salt water taffy, maltballs, ribbon candy, an old fashioned buttercream cake and dahlia cupcakes. We also made favor boxes with handmade fabric dahlias.”

Moroccan dessert table - Amy Atlas

Credits: Cake – Kate Sullivan; Serving vessels – Rosanna


Photography Credit: Andrew McCaul

P.S. For more fabulous inspiration from Amy, check out her portfolio at AmyAtlas.com.

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Susan Southerland SAYS:

There are so many creative things you can do with desserts– these lovely ideas really showcase all of the potential that a little sugar, flour, and imagination can reveal!

April 8, 2010 at 9:38 am

Ebony SAYS:

To die for! I have a wedding in fuchsia and turquise this year… that table is awesome! They all are!!! :)


April 8, 2010 at 9:40 am

Red Velvet Confections SAYS:

These are all so beautiful! My fave is the Chevron Dessert table. It’s so lively and elegant.

April 8, 2010 at 9:45 am

Sandy SAYS:

i love love love this turquoise and pink table!!! it’s soo beautiful! i would love to have something like this for a baby shower or something… whenever i have one hehe!! it matches the colors on your blog too!!

April 8, 2010 at 9:58 am

Adriana Garcia SAYS:

The Vintage Dessert Table is absolutely gorgeous, I love the cake pedestals and the colors are amazing!

April 8, 2010 at 10:02 am

The Fairy SAYS:

Love the ribbons in the oranges and the flowers in the top tier of the pedestals.

April 8, 2010 at 10:11 am

Lauren SAYS:

Love the Vintage Dessert table….I have been on the lookout for a 3 tier stand like the one in this photo. Any ideas on whre to purchase?

April 8, 2010 at 10:52 am

TheIconicBlog.com SAYS:

What a wonderfully indulgent post. I’m taking away some wonderful ideas for a bridal shower I am throwing. Thank you!

April 8, 2010 at 11:11 am

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April 8, 2010 at 1:33 pm

Cassandra SAYS:

I love the Chocolate Spice table; my friend and I were planning an “exotic” type engagement party for another friend and we were leaning towards a Morrocan feel. The colors are so incredibly rich and the lanterns are to die for! Thanks for sharing this.

April 8, 2010 at 1:59 pm

amy hammond SAYS:

hard to decide on which is my favorite. so creative…makes you want to have a party!

April 8, 2010 at 5:03 pm

twin xl SAYS:

I just love all the bright vibrant colors :)

April 8, 2010 at 9:54 pm

Jeanee SAYS:

Amy out does herself EVERY TIME!

April 9, 2010 at 12:11 am

Lauren @ Crave. Indulge. Satisfy. SAYS:

Amy Atlas’ dessert tables are always amazing! I love the vintage turquoise and pink one!

April 9, 2010 at 5:16 am

Trisha SAYS:

I love those Rosanna compotes and stands…..! I’ve never seen anything like those…. so CUTE!

April 9, 2010 at 9:21 am

postcardsandpretties SAYS:

amy does it again… chocolate spice is my favorite

April 9, 2010 at 10:25 am


Lauren –
The pretty 3-tier stand is actually made from 3 separate dishes stacked together. They’re from the “La Patisserie” collection by Rosanna. Here’s the direct link to the set on their website (but you can also search for it from other retailers):

jenn :)

April 12, 2010 at 10:11 am

Heather Wischmann SAYS:

These are so beautiful! I have a friend getting married in October. She’s having a barn wedding and is looking for clever ideas for her cake ‘n pie table. This is going to come in handy! Thank you.

April 12, 2010 at 11:54 am

Jen | Modern Paper Goods SAYS:

Wow, she’s really brilliant!

April 12, 2010 at 12:04 pm

Anne SAYS:

I’m in LOVE with the ribbon garland! What an easy and fun idea.

Also thought the fabric treat bags were great!

April 13, 2010 at 8:23 am
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