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Trends We Love: Flower Adorned Cakes

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 14, 2012

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Photos (clockwise from top left): Sophisticated Floral Designs & Accessories, KWP Weaver, Caroline Ghetes Photography and Cake Zen 

There’s nothing more creative and simple than incorporating a floral design into your wedding cake. Traditionally, wedding cakes were adorned with fresh flowers, but nowadays, couples are also adorning their cake with silk flowers instead. As long as you choose a floral design that accents your wedding theme, it’s bound to look beautiful. Are you using fresh flowers or silk flowers? Let us know in the comments below.

Winter Cake Inspiration

Posted by Caitlin on Nov 19, 2012

 

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Photos (clockwise from top left): Rachel A. Clingen Wedding & Event Design, Sweet and Saucy Shop, Tallevi Studios, Logrono Cake Design

Now that fall is coming to an end, winter color palettes of white, gold, red, green and black will be featured in lots of weddings-and even on cakes. Fall in love with these winter-inspired cakes that have pine cones and branches as rustic accents, fresh red roses and holly berries and all that glitters gold. You can have any of these combinations to add character to your cake. In fact, you can get even more in the spirit of the holidays by choosing a distinct cake flavor like pumpkin spice, gingerbread, caramel buttercream or chocolate peppermint. These flavorful cakes will make it hard for your guests to resist having seconds. For more inspiration, check out our winter wedding cakes photo gallery.

Pin-Worthy Cakes

Posted by Caitlin on Nov 16, 2012

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Photos (clockwise from top left): MasterPlan Events, Blue Note Bakery, Petal & Forrest and Erica O’Brien Cake Design 

Here are four wedding cakes ideas from our Pinterest board that we love, and our followers can’t seem to get enough of since they are our highest repinned wedding cakes. Consider a simple white cake with fondant flowers or fresh blooms or choose a cake that has a colorful ombre effect. Having two or three-dimensional decorating options like fondant, beads or patterns, adds an elegant feature to your cake. Tip: Make sure your cake decor is made to eat! For more wedding cake inspiration, check out our Pinterest board and discover the best wedding cake ideas from the top cake bakers.

Animal Cake Toppers

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 26, 2012

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Photos (from left to right): Christy Whitehead Photography and Natalie Franke Photography

After checking “pick a cake” off your wedding to-do list, the next step is to pick a cake topper. Cake toppers are meant to accent your cake and wedding theme but also show off you and your husband’s personality together.  Whether you choose an animal cake topper like the ones pictured or a floral cake topper that accents your theme, remember it’s all comes down to how the cake tastes! For more cake topper inspiration, check out our gallery.

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Photo: Kristen Marie Photography

Cake, Cupcakes or Cake Pops?

Posted by Caitlin on Sep 12, 2012

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Photos (from left to right): The Divine Cupcake, Bridal Snobs

We know how couples love to switch things up and make it even more personal for their wedding day, especially with desserts. Whether it’s a traditional cake that matches your floral bouquet, a surprise cake for your groom, cupcakes, pies, ice cream sundaes or cake pops, the options are endless. Let us know what you would choose in the poll below!

Which dessert would you choose to have at your reception?

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