Thursday, April 5, 2012

Hunting Sweet Designs

Hey guys -

I’m posting something a little different today and helping my friend Amy Atlas with a fun photo scavenger hunt she is hosting. There’s an opportunity to win a big bright blue prize if you want to play.

Here’s what’s happening. Amy will be sharing pictures across several blogs today from one of the dessert table chapters in her upcoming book, Amy Atlas’ Sweet Designs.

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This is the first photo from the chapter she’s showing and the first stop of the scavenger hunt. (Hi there if you are just visiting for the hunt.)

This photo is a glimpse into the full table from the Pastel Pretty chapter in her book. Perfect for Easter. And just look at that Necco Wafer table runner. So cute. I think I see Necco Wafer kitchen curtains in my future.

If you want to play in Amy’s Sweet Easter Scavenger Hunt or even just see more pictures from her book before it’s out, visit Amy’s blog for rules and go here for the clues to the next blog locations popping up throughout the day. The next clue will be shared on her blog at 10:00 am. ET.

Now for the prize.
If you follow Amy’s clues throughout the day, you can enter for a chance to win a gorgeous Crystal Blue KitchenAid mixer on her blog today at 4 pm. She’s giving away 8 of them total. EIGHT! (that is one KitchenAid for one reader from each blog on the Scavenger Hunt) Pretty Awesome. So make sure if you enter, to tell Amy you are coming from Bakerella if you found out about the contest here.

And write the following code words down. You’ll need them to complete the hunt with code words from the other participating blogs:

is pretty in pink


Good Luck and start hunting.

UPDATE: Amy’s site went down before anyone could enter their answers to the scavenger hunt. Big bummer! But tomorrow she will be announcing when you will be able to submit your entries. I had fun with you today. I’m sorry we have to wait to see which one of you win. But thanks for playing and being so sweet and helping each other try and figure out the clues. I love you guys! So stay tuned to Amy’s blog for updates.

UPDATE 2: Here’s the information on how to enter the contest at 1 pm ET today (Friday, April 6th).

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Can’t wait to see who wins.

Photography for the pastel photo by Johnny Miller. Copyright Sweet Designs.

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Rgirl said...

Amy responded to a comment to Autumn’s post.
“Amy Atlas Events I am not giving a time yet. It will be some time tomorrow, but I have to first get the site back up. After I get the site up, then I will give everyone a time. It won’t be in the morning so I could give enough notice to international followers as well.”

April 5, 2012 05:05 PM
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Shannon said...

ok – i followed – found it – think i figured the sentence out – but cannot figure out where on Amy’s site you’re supposed to answer…. i am not able to win the mixer (Dammit Jim! as i’m a Cdn girl), but wanted to enter for the book ……

April 5, 2012 05:12 PM
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bakerella said...

From Amy:

You have all been so amazing. We knew there would be great support, but the response was so overwhelming that we just can’t get our site back up. I am so sorry. I’m trying to figure out a way to deal with this fairly for everyone. In the meantime, unfortunately, I have to hold off on the last post until tomorrow. Even if my site goes back, we’ll have to wait until tomorrow to put the last post up so everyone has notice. I know you have all been patient.

April 5, 2012 05:32 PM
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amy atlas said...

Hi everyone, This is Amy. Hi Angie and everyone:) Thank you so much for playing. I am so sorry about this and yes, I am beside myself. I didn’t want anyone to be inconvenienced. I will put up a post and tell everyone of a new time to check tomorrow. I want to give notice to everyone and do this the fairest way possible. Angie – thank you so much for all of your support with this. It is so clear why you have these incredible followers. -Amy

April 5, 2012 05:47 PM
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kathy pilato said...

I was starting to do this but don’t want to get fired from work. Then her blog went down because everyone was going on at the same time. At least the winners worked HARD for their prize. Good luck, folks!

April 5, 2012 06:46 PM
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amy atlas said...

An update for the Bakerella readers. http://blog.amyatlas.com/2012/04/sweet-designs-scavenger-hunt-update/

April 5, 2012 06:56 PM
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bakerella said...

Thanks Amy!

And thanks for hosting the contest. I know you put a lot of work into making it fun. Til tomorrow!

April 5, 2012 08:01 PM
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Mª Ángeles Sánchez said...

¿hay alguna forma de traducir esta página en castellano?
me interesa mucho.
Gracias.

April 5, 2012 09:09 PM
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bakerella said...

Hey guys – if you haven’t been checking in on Amy’ site for updates, here is the info on how to enter today at 1 p.m. ET

http://blog.amyatlas.com/2012/04/sweet-designs-scavenger-hunt-update/

April 6, 2012 10:56 AM
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Cheyenne Alspaugh said...

I cannot WAIT!!!!! I really want to win that gorgeous mixer!

April 6, 2012 12:27 PM
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Cheyenne Alspaugh said...

I just submitted!!!!!!!!!!! Right when my clock struck ONE!!! I hope I win…I hope I win!!!!!

April 6, 2012 01:01 PM
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Brittany said...

Me too! Good luck everyone! I hope I get it though! (;

April 6, 2012 01:03 PM
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KariAnnM said...

I was super busy today, and didn’t get a chance to check her site until 1:30 CST today…..I posted my sentence anyway! Good luck everyone!

April 6, 2012 06:23 PM
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Brittany said...

She posted the full sentence on her blog! Who got it right?

April 6, 2012 08:20 PM
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sarah a said...

oh…of course it is pretty

April 7, 2012 02:34 PM
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Lauren said...

Bakerella – Can you help us in finding out from Amy IF/When the winners have been announced? So many people have posted on her Facebook wall asking and no reply.. We are ALL eagerly on the edge of our seats..
Thank you :)

April 9, 2012 02:39 PM
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Celeste said...

Yes, Please someone let us know what’s happenning with Amy’s contest.
To be honest, if they’ve known the winners since Friday (as was tweeted), it seems unnecessarily cruel to make people wait so long.

April 9, 2012 04:17 PM
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Lauren said...

@ Celeste! I totally agree! Its so irking that people are asking her on her facebook wall and she isnt even answering!.. After making everyone come back the next day to enter. Not too good on the people skills If you ask me.

April 9, 2012 04:54 PM
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Maria said...

Does anyone know who won? I guess it wasn’t me, but it would be nice to know who did. I had a lot of fun and it was exciting…by the way, what was the winning phrase? I had like 5 different possibilities, sent in the one I thought was right…

April 10, 2012 12:54 AM
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Michelle G. said...

Does anyone know if winners were chosen? I haven’t seen anything on Amy’s blog. Thanks!

April 10, 2012 10:12 AM
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Anna said...

The winning phrase was: This sweet designs table is pretty in pink and perfect for Easter; You’ll be tickled pink by its polka dots and sweet surprises.

April 10, 2012 10:51 AM
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Lisa at Amy Atlas said...

Hi Everyone! The winner of the KitchenAid Mixer from this site was Ann. Congratulations to Ann and thank you to everyone who participated. We hope you had fun.

Lisa

April 10, 2012 11:31 AM
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Michelle G. said...

Thanks Lisa at Amy Atlas. It was fun.

April 10, 2012 09:47 PM
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CDMILLER said...

Does anyone know where I can buy the little spoon like things that were in a photo on from the Disney trip? They had something yellow & a cherry in them. Thanks!
Please forgive me if we are not supposed to be asking questions on the blog.

April 25, 2012 02:52 PM
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paige said...

wish i hade it

April 29, 2012 12:54 PM
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