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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

We Spoke to ‘Cake Boss’ Star Buddy Valastro About All Things Sweet (and the Wedding Cake Trend He Could Do Without!)

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TLC's Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro has been making creative wedding cakes in New Jersey for almost 20 years (Mario Lopez and Sam Champion had his confections at their nuptials), and now he's brought his business to New York City. The Carlo's Bake Shop owner opened a Cake Boss Cafe in Manhattan's Times Square last year,... read more

7 Twists on the Cascade Cake

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Cascade wedding cakes (multi-tiered cakes with a waterfall of flowers down one side or in a spiral stream from the top to the base) are nothing new -- in fact they're usually considered a more traditional style of cake design. Talk about "something old" becoming new again. Like pillar wedding cakes,... read more

11 Wedding Dessert Ideas (That Aren’t Cake!)

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Wedding cake is a staple and we're certain it's not going anywhere anytime soon but, there's no rule that you have to serve just wedding cake (or have a cake at all!). These couples switched it up for the dessert course and served some unexpected sweet treats. Feast your eyes on... read more

8 Cakes That Say It All

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Sugar flowers and buttercream aren't the only way to make your wedding cake creative and personal, literary quotes, vows, lyrics or a simple message add a romantic twist on the traditional cake. We love this trend of edible expressions of love, especially when the words are particularly... read more

Apparently Animal Wedding Cake Toppers Are a Thing

We're not kidding. Animal wedding cake toppers are all over the place. And it's not just the cutesy DIY wedding couples that are going for the trend -- there are lots of animal cake topper examples at glam ballroom weddings too! And why not? Your cake topper is the perfect wedding detail to get a little silly with. Below, a few... read more

Magnolia Bakery’s New Wedding Cakes Are Ridiculously Pretty

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New York City-based Magnolia Bakery recently announced the launch of their new wedding cake line and we couldn't be more obsessed! If you'll recall Magnolia Bakery is famous for their cupcakes thanks to Sex in the City's Carrie Bradshaw. Not only are the new wedding cake designs super pretty -- they're all iced... read more

5 Amazing Hanging Wedding Cakes

Here's a crazy fun idea: Instead of a cake table some couples are suspending their wedding cakes from the ceiling to create a seriously stunning reception display. (Remember that Kaley Cuoco had an upside down cake hanging from the ceiling?) We're not saying that a suspended cake doesn't come with its... read more

7 Staircase Cakes That Are Beautifully Edgy

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Here's a wedding cake trend to consider: Give your cake some serious edge by shifting all of the cake tiers to one side so that it makes a staircase design. The idea works with round or square tiers in pretty much any style you want -- fondant cut-outs, sugar flowers and hand-painted details are all fair... read more

Choose The Cake for The Knot Dream Wedding!

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There are only 12 days left until Rebekah and Pete get married at the gorgeous Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina! And all of the details for the wedding day -- from the theme to the rings, bridesmaid dresses and wedding dress -- have been voted on by you. Well, last week you voted on the wedding flowers... read more
No matter where you wed, first impressions are essential. A personalized entryway will make your site more welcoming and help guests feel at home almost immediately. If you're having an outdoor wedding, hang leis of orchids or sun-catching glass ornaments on the surrounding trees. For a ballroom, have your florist create an escort card table arrangement with plenty of height so it's the first thing guests see. A rustic affair calls for tons of lanterns lining the pathways.  
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