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Dessert Tables by Amy Atlas + Sweet Designs Book Giveaway!

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This week marks the release of our dear friend Amy Atlas‘s newest book, Sweet Designs. As I’m sure many of you already know, Amy is one of the mothers of the dessert table trend that became a must in weddings. Her book Sweet Designs shares over 350 pages of recipes, DIY projects, styling tips, and amazing never-before-seen images with a broad audience and it’s a must have on your shelf for future parties to come. If you were contemplating doing your own wedding dessert table, this book is it.

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In case you need a little more temptation in your life, take a minute to pore over a sneak peek of Sweet Designs:


Design above by P&J Design
And our ever favorite tables from Amy:


The book is receiving endless plaudits, and we’re delighted to say Ruffled is giving away one copy to a lucky reader. Simply leave a comment here below telling us a bit about your dessert table plans! We will announce the winner on Monday on our Facebook page.

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Intimate Virginia Wedding

Bohemian Weddings

When Juan McLean shared these images with us, I stopped in my tracks. Yes, this is a real couple who had a real wedding! Matt and Karissa opted out of a big wedding, and decided to just have an intimate ceremony with their closest loved ones as witnesses of their union. They had these amazing portraits taken near where they live in Lynchburg before the ceremony. Gorgeous doesn’t even begin to describe these!

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From the photographer, Juan: Meet Matt and Karissa chose to do a very low key wedding with a few close friends and family members to witness their vows. What they had envisioned was to have images of them enjoying one another in the city they live in. There was a brief getting ready moment but not a real ceremony up until the end of the shoot, and no reception. We strictly played and had fun getting images around Lynchburg, VA.


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wedding shoes portrait

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intimate indie wedding juan maclean
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intimate wedding ceremony

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Wedding Photographer: Juan Maclean Photography

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Sue Gallo Designs

We here at Sue Gallo Designs are big lovers of flowers! We live and breath in their beauty and all things pretty. As a fresh floral and event company in Hamilton, On., our passion is to create a beautiful celebrations of love. Our designs are the perfect pairing of garden chic and laid back elegance with a whole lot of fabulousness. We see flowers as a big component to any celebration. Together we collaborate the story of you and carefully craft components that are thoughtfully gathered and stunningly styled. Defining your vision for a singular day to beautifully mark that special moment in your lives to celebrate, relish and remember.

From intimate back yard celebrations to elaborate affairs our services are crafted with each of our couples personal style and unique vision in mind.

We’d love the chance to meet you to discuss this fabulous wedding you are planning and to tell you more about Sue Gallo Designs and how we can bring your vision to fruition.

We can’t wait to meet you and make your celebration remarkable!

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Modern Ames Hotel Wedding

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This Boston wedding shot by Rebecca Hansen Weddings is the perfect expression of intimate uptown chic. Shell and Ashley married with only their closest friends and family nearby in the hotel suite, then traveled downstairs for a gourmet wedding reception catered by Woodward at Ames Hotel. We love that they combined their last names into a new one for both. Also…we may or may not still be swooning over Shell’s vintage-inspired Vera Wang gown!


modern ames hotel wedding from rebecca hansen

From the photographer, Rebecca: Ashley and Shell are two of the happiest people I’ve ever seen get married. Ever. It was amazing to be part of their wedding day. They were married in a very intimate ceremony at the Ames Hotel in Boston. The ceremony was held in the apartment suite of the hotel where they were (literally) surrounded by their friends and family. The room had these huge windows that overlooked the city, it was a beautiful backdrop to the ceremony. Cocktail hour and dinner were held in the Ames’ restaurant the Woodward. Guests were served family style. The day overall had a very relaxed, intimate feeling. The walls of the restaurant are so neat because they’re filled with tons of oddities and interesting trinkets the hotel has collected, like a JFK bust. One thing that Ashley and Shell did that I thought was SO cool, is that they both changed their last name, and morphed both of their old last names into one new one.


modern ames hotel wedding from rebecca hansen
modern ames hotel wedding from rebecca hansen

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modern ames hotel wedding from rebecca hansen
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modern ames hotel wedding from rebecca hansen

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modern ames hotel wedding from rebecca hansen

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modern ames hotel wedding from rebecca hansen
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Wedding Vendors (Boston, MA):

Wedding Venue: Ames / Wedding Photographer: Rebecca Hansen Weddings / Wedding Dress: Vera Wang / Wedding Hair: Nathaniel Wescott of Trephin / Wedding Caterer: Woodward at Ames Hotel / Wedding Invitations and Paper Goods: Made by bride, Ashley Linnenbank

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