Dessert Bars by Amy Atlas - District Weddings

Dessert Bars by Amy Atlas

April 7, 2009

Oh, how I love a beautiful dessert bar.  They are one of the biggest trends in weddings right now, and it’s easy to see why.  One part sweet, one part fun, a dessert bar will enhance any party.  

New York-based Event Planner Amy Atlas is the QUEEN of dessert bars.  I’m sure you’ve seen her work before.  Somehow she finds a way to hand-pick the most perfect, most coordinated, and most delicious candies and confections.

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Designing a lovely dessert bar is harder than it looks.  First, pick a simple color palette, then design the bar around one or two points of inspiration.  

Look at this oh-so-chic dessert bar by Amy Atlas….

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It is important to vary the heights of the elements on your table, while keeping the vessels and colors consistent.

amy-atlas-3Amy designed this Lavender Snowflake dessert bar for the Elegant Bride  and the Wedding Library’s Wedding Event at the New York Palace.  Take a break from work today and escape to Amy’s fabulous website and blog….she is the BEST at what she does!

If you are creating a dessert bar for your wedding, here are a few local places to look for beautiful candies, amazing chocolates, and other sweet novelties.

Chocolate Moose – Washington, DC

Artfully Chocolate Kingsbury Confections – Alexandria, VA and Washington, DC

Chocolate Chocolate – Washington, DC

My personal favorite… Candy Kitchen – Ocean City, MD; Fenwick, DE; Bethany Beach, DE; Rehoboth Beach, DE; Virginia Beach, VA

 

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