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Can You Tell the Difference Between Fresh and Sugar Flowers?

Whether they're fresh or sugar, flowers are a classic way to embellish your wedding cake. But sometimes it's hard to tell the difference between the two --  we look at wedding cakes and flowers all day long, but sometimes even we're stumped! Here's why it's so hard to tell the difference: Some cake... read more

Seen These Amazing Maggie Austin Cakes Yet?

Just like with wedding dresses and invitations, some cake bakers have a signature style that makes them totally unique and iconic -- take DC-based Maggie Austin Cake for example.  Intricate lace motifs, delicate ruffles and stained glass-inspired painted tiers are just a few of the details that make cakes by Maggie Austin... read more

See The Best Wedding Cakes of the Year

We look at pretty wedding cakes all day, every day but there are always those that stand out, and 2014 proved to be a super stylish year in the wedding cake department. Even though we saw the rise of creatively displayed alternative wedding desserts like doughnuts, cake push-pops and good ol' fashion... read more

Top Cake Tips Straight From a Baker

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An amazing cake is like a work of art, it looks too pretty to eat (well, almost!). Behind all of that frosting and flour is a ton of creativity and workmanship from bakers like New Jersey-based Christine Pereira founder of Design Cakes creates those kind of confections that are really awe-inspiring (like a... read more

Put a Cake On It! Stands You Can Buy Right Now

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You've picked out the perfect cake that shows off your style and personality, so why not pick a cake stand that does just that too? While you can usually borrow or rent a cake stand from your cake baker or caterer, but if you want something unique or different you may have to start... read more

9 Statement Single-Layer Wedding Cakes (With Large Impact!)

Bigger is not always better and these wedding cakes are proof! A single-layer wedding cake can make just as large of an impact at your reception, especially when you add a creative cake topper like glittery hearts or fresh flowers. One tip to pulling off the simple single-layer wedding cake: Create a... read more

7 Wedding Cakes That Belong In An Art Museum

When it comes to your cake just about any detail can be the starting point for your design from your invitations to lace on your dress, your favorite flower and even a work of art! Some couples and cake bakers are thinking of their cake as a blank canvas and are using it to recreate artworks in fondant... read more

Trend Alert! Crown Cake Toppers — Get The Look

This new alternative to the miniature couple cake topper is worthy of royalty. Antique or lace crown topped cakes are a pretty way to finish off the top tier in an elegant way, whether you fill it with flowers, fruit, or just let it stand alone. We love how this crown cake topper adds... read more

5 Sweet Ways To Serve Cheesecake At Your Wedding

Happy National Cheesecake Day! Cheesecake is always delicious, but it tastes even better on its own national holiday -- and at a wedding! In celebration of the holiday, we've rounded up five tasty ways to serve the dessert at your wedding reception. Who knew there were so many ways to enjoy cheesecake?

A Top-It-Yourself Cheesecake...

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Want A Dramatic Wedding Cake? Try A Tall Middle Tier

Here's a fun way to put a twist on the classic, round-tiered wedding cake: Double the height of the middle tier. The best part about a tall, exaggerated cake layer is that it provides the perfect backdrop for a fun pattern, oversized sugar flower, or even your new shared monogram! 1. A Gold Metallic Cake Accented... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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