There are a few entertaining and decorating books that I’ve purchased or received recently from some awesome authors and bloggers. I’ve been saving them up for a giveaway just for you! Stay tuned as I feature a new book each day. Leave a comment below to be entered to win today’s book (don’t forget to include your email address in the comment form–it will only be visible by me– so that I can contact you when you win).

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Sweet Designs by Amy Atlas

From the Publisher: Bake it, Craft it, Style it! Amy Atlas, home baker, crafter, and party planner extraordinaire, shows her readers and fans how to create fabulous sweets tables for adults and kids, combining easy recipes, dressed-up store-bought treats, and craft ideas, to make dessert a fitting grand finale to any gathering.

I pre-ordered Amy Atlas’ new book Sweet Designs the minute I heard it was for sale. And then her publisher offered me a copy. What’s a girl to do with 2 books? Share a copy with you of course! You will love this book. It’s a wonderful guide for creating a fabulous party, complete with how tos, behind the scenes tips and tricks, fun recipes, gorgeous photos and spectacular ideas. And to entice you a little bit more, here are a few sneak peeks from the adorable Honey, I Love You Party. Enjoy!

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  1. Looks like a great book, I would LOVE to have it

    Becki F    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  2. What a Great Book. Would love to add it to my collection

    Royceann Smith    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  3. Amy Atlas is ah-ma-zing! Another great title!

    Katie    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  4. Love the pictures for the “Honey, I love you” party. I can’t wait to read about the rest of the book!

    Millie    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  5. This book looks great and has been on my to get list!

    Jennifer Scarsi    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  6. I’d love a chance to own this book. It’s so beautiful. All her work is amazing.

    Laura Read    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  7. Honey, I *must* have this book!!! I <3 Amy Atlas!!

    kim    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  8. I would love to win this book! Thanks for the giveaway!

    Karen Clarke    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  9. Food Styling.l.that is something that I love.

    Ramya    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  10. Love Amy! This book must be amazing!

    Ivona@SugarsticksPar    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  11. Can’t wait to win this!

    Lisa J    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  12. Oh, I have been wanting this book! Thanks!

    Jennifer    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  13. This book looks fabulous! Thanks for the giveaway! Fingers crossed!

    logan    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  14. I’ve been looking forward to this book for months!

    Heidi G    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  15. ANOTHER awesome giveaway. You rock. Thank you!

    Kathleen    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  16. I have a 4 year old little girl. She loves “The Bee Movie” with the voices of Jerry Seinfield and Mathew Broderick. I would love love to make her a “B” party for the summer! Nope not her birthday…just because:)

    Elizabeth Abilez    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  17. I love Amy’s creativity! She has inspired me through many parties!

    Kacy    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  18. I remember the first time I saw a picture of one of her dessert tables, I was floored at the creativity. I spent some time examining every detail. Thanks for the offer!

    jennifer w.    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  19. Sweet! Perfect inspiration for actually becoming the fabulous hostess that I am in my daydreams!

    Tamara    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  20. what a great giveaway! Amy Atlas is amazing!

    karolina {confetti+c    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  21. What a gorgeous baking book! I’d love to be entered.

    Rachael    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  22. looks like such a gorgeous book. definitely would love this!

    m.e (cathie)    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  23. Adorable!!! I’d love this!

    Keri    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  24. I have very little creativity when it comes to food, so I’d love this!

    Steph @ Crafting in    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  25. I have heard so many great things about this book, and I would love to have my own copy to read and use as resource! I am absolutely inspired and by her creativity. I want this booook so bad! :-)

    Gabriela Bermudez    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  26. What a great book. LOVE the featured party…so cute!

    Leah E.    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  27. How FUN is that? Perfect start to the summer… :)

    Phaedra H    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  28. Would love to have this book!

    Genny    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  29. I am seeing this book everywhere! I need it. Ahem. :) fingers crossed!

    Rebecca    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  30. What great ideas this book has, I would love a copy! Thanks for sharing!

    Kim    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  31. Been dying to get my hands on a copy of this book!

    Lindsey Wilson    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  32. I love her site! What a fun book to give away!

    Jolie    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  33. I’ve admired Amy Atlas’ designs and creativity for years! I would love to add this book to my baking and party planning inspiration books!!

    Lindsay    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  34. Love Amy Atlas’ ideas!! Would love to win this book!

    Jill    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  35. This would certainly be a sweet treat to have! Thanks for the chance to win it!

    Cecilia    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  36. I LOVE this! fingers crossed.. Thanks for sharing with us!

    Stacy    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  37. I would love this book thanks for the awesome giveaway…:)

    Sharleen C.    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  38. I am lusting after this book!! Fingers crossed. And thanks for the giveaway!

    Jennifer Alexander    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  39. I am lusting after this book!! Fingers crossed. And thanks for the giveaway!

    Jennifer Alexander    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  40. I have wanted a copy of this book since I first saw snippets from it. Thanks for the chance to win!

    Lyndsay M    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  41. So cute! Love this book too.

    Erica Tanner    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  42. I just love your website! I’ve been following you for over a year on Google reader and I love your videos and all your adorable and “Charming” ideas! this book looks great, I love the honey hive cakes! So lovely!

    Jill K    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  43. I want, no need this book in my life!!

    Allison D.    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  44. love her party displays, they are always so creative and colorful

    jenni o    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  45. i’ve been wanting this book ever since amy started talking about! i hope i win!

    beka    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  46. Would love this!!

    Rena    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  47. A Honey Bee party, what an awesome idea. I would definitely call her a “Sweet Genius”.

    Alyce C.    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  48. The book looks great; would love to have it!

    Jen    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  49. Looks like a great book! Have yet to win a giveaway. Maybe this time I will be lucky!

    Jeanette    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  50. I think Amy Atlas is the Bees Knees!! and I’d just love to buzz my way through this beeautiful book. Thanks, Patricia

    Patricia Shea    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  51. Simply put, this post about Amy Atlas’ book made me smile! I am preparing to launch cooking classes for kids and teens and this book would be an amazing inspiration (giving AA credit, of course)!
    Crossing my fingers…

    Debra    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  52. Amy Atlas is so amazing! This would be a great book to have!

    Hillary D    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  53. This looks amazing! Would love to own a copy!!

    Jaime    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  54. Wow! I can’t wait to get my hands on this book. Thanks for the giveaway.

    Regina Y    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  55. I’ve been eyeing this book, it looks adorable!

    Aryn    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  56. Would love to win!! Thanks You!

    Dawn Womble    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  57. Love, love love this book! I can devour it from cover to cover!
    Can’t wait to see it!!

    Tricia    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  58. Awesome!

    rebekah riehle    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  59. Those bee sandwich cookies are too cute. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Kelly B.    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  60. Thank you so much for the chance!

    Amy B    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  61. Looks so fun!

    Vicky    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  62. I keep hoping to win this book with different bloggers’ giveaways. I would love to win!

    Lynette C.    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  63. Looks like a great book with lots of cute ideas.

    Farrah    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  64. I’m always on the lookout for new ideas and inspiration for my own parties, and I am sure I’ll find lots of that and more in Amy’s book!

    Flavia    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  65. Beautiful! What a fantastic book.

    MB    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  66. I have been DYING to get my hands on that book! She is so inspiring!!

    Kaytee Stice    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  67. Looks great! I want to style!

    Glade    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  68. Oh, I would have so much fun planning parties with that book by my side.

    Tove sanz    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  69. This book has been on my Amazon wish list since it came out! I’ve never flipped through it but I bet it’s super useful AND a work of art!

    Darcey    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  70. yes please!

    heather j    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  71. I want to win! Love parties!

    Kathleen R    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  72. This looks fantastic! Thanks for the chance!

    thearthurz    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  73. I would really LOVE to have this book!!!

    April B    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  74. I’ve been wanting this book ever since it was released!

    Stephanie E.    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  75. Amy is such a genius, this book would be fabulous! Thank you for the giveaway!

    Marlena    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  76. This is soooooo lovely. Id love to have this book.

    Mariana    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  77. I could always use some more ideas at my fingertips.

    Jenette Conde    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  78. looks like a book that would be perfect for me!

    Michelle    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  79. What a gorgeous book! If on the off chance I win – can you post to Australia? (tis where I am!)

    Sarah    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  80. Love her ideas!! Would love to have this book!!!!

    Jaime    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  81. I have been drooling over this book. Love Amy Atlas!

    Julie    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  82. I would love, love, love to win this book

    Kim    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  83. I would really want to try those beehive cakes if I won the book

    Kimi    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  84. Great book, would love to win with so many ideas

    Awa Chery    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  85. I would love this book! Thanks for the giveaway

    Ayana    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  86. Simply beautiful! Would love to own this book!

    Daisy    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  87. This book looks awesome!

    kim    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  88. Cute ideas!

    Amanda H.    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  89. I would love to win this book. I am a huge fan of Amy Atlas. Her style and creativity is amazing.

    sydney85    Thursday, May 31, 2012
  90. Love Amy Atlas….! Those bee macarons may be the cutest things I have ever seen!

    Jennyroo    Friday, June 1, 2012
  91. This book looks really great! Thanks!

    louise    Friday, June 1, 2012
  92. oh how cute!!! desserts are 10x tastier when they’re beautiful

    Cassie    Friday, June 1, 2012
  93. I have been drooling over this book. I hope I win!

    Dena    Friday, June 1, 2012
  94. This is just what I need. With baby showers and first birthdays coming up I need some great tips and inspiration.

    Amy    Friday, June 1, 2012
  95. Oh my! I’ve been salivating over this book ever since the pre-order form came out. I love everything Amy Atlas does and would love to win this book!!!!

    Laurie    Friday, June 1, 2012
  96. I have been wanting this book since before it came out!

    Tracy    Friday, June 1, 2012
  97. Love your site so very much! Threw last years’s party for my boys using the super hero kit. This years my daughter’s party will be the baking party. You guys cannot be beat!

    Blissmamaof3    Friday, June 1, 2012
  98. I’ve been eyeing this book for some time! I’d love to win!

    Katie    Friday, June 1, 2012
  99. This looks great! Thanks for the chance to win!!

    Michelle R.    Friday, June 1, 2012
  100. I’ve been meaning to order this book for some time now….but I’d LOVE to win it instead!!! (smile)

    Audrey    Friday, June 1, 2012
  101. So much party inspiration!

    Andrea    Friday, June 1, 2012
  102. Oh pretty, pretty please can I win this?

    Dawn    Friday, June 1, 2012
  103. I am a huge fan of Amy Atlas! She has such wonderful ideas and creativity. I’d love to own this book! That bee party is adorable! It totally looks like something One Charming Party put together!

    Susan    Friday, June 1, 2012
  104. this has been in my amazon wish list since it was added to amazon! and I still don’t have it! LOVELY!

    Ashlee    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  105. I love Amy Atlas’ party styling. I would love this book!

    Becky Reynolds    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  106. What fun, your giveaway, your site and this book!

    Jessica    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  107. Love it!!!

    Anna    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  108. This book was written for me!!

    Heather    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  109. This looks like such a sweet, wonderful book. I would love to add it to my library. Thank you for your generosity. ~Kelly

    unDeniably Domestic

    Kelly    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  110. Wow what a fun book!

    michelle    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  111. I LOVE Amy Atlas, she is so creative, and I would LOVE to win this book, Thank you for posting her Honey, party, what fun!

    Shannon Imlay    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  112. looks like a great book! thanks for the giveaway!

    ashley    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  113. Everything looks so sweet & yummy. I would love to learn her baking techniques.

    Deirdre Courtney    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  114. She is the queen if desert tables

    Melissa Tichy    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  115. love amy atlas… what a gorgeous book! would love to win it and throw every party in it!!

    kathy s    Saturday, June 2, 2012
  116. What cute ideas so far…can’t wait to look through the rest. Thanks for posting all these great book ideas.

    Nicole Tarver    Monday, June 4, 2012
  117. What a fun book!

    Jean    Monday, June 4, 2012
  118. Amy is so talented. I thought she looked familiar and realized I just printed out some of her labels at Country Living’s website!

    Shannon    Monday, June 4, 2012
  119. Okay….so this looks fabulous! I’ve always been curious about this book.

    Hannah S    Monday, June 4, 2012
  120. I would definitely do this for a party idea!!

    Jennifer W    Monday, June 4, 2012
  121. I really want to read this! Thanks for the giveaway.

    Stacy    Monday, June 4, 2012
  122. What?!!!!!! I want this book! I didn’t even know it was out there till I was catching up on this blog. Thanks for the chance!

    Brooke Scoville    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
  123. Wow, I’m smitten with that bee party! Thanks for the chance to win!!
    x Katherine

    Katherine    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
  124. I’d love to give this book to my aspiring baker sister!

    Jen    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
  125. absolutely adorable!

    Amy    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
  126. yes. please.

    Robin    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
  127. Looks like a wonderful book! Very handy to have!
    Would love one :), thanks.

    Lua Davidson    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
  128. I Love the work she does, she has inspired so many of my projecTs but God knows i need much more. Id love this book to blow my kids’ heads off with fun filled memories that last forever.

    Mariana    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
  129. I’ve heard great things about this book, would love a copy…

    Susan    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
  130. Huge fan of Amy! Love all of designs! Would love to win the book!

    Natalie    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
  131. Love her ideas!

    suzie@prjpartyperfec    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
  132. Her work looks very inspiring.

    Kristin Stuthard    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
  133. Would love to win this book!

    Alicia    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
  134. This books looks so amazing, would love to own a copy instead of just borrowing from the library!

    Kate    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
  135. looks fabulous! pick me!

    Erica    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
  136. Great inspiration for both daughters birthdays!!looks so divine!!!

    zoe    Thursday, June 7, 2012
  137. It looks like an amazing book!

    Staci A    Thursday, June 7, 2012

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