Amazing Wedding Cakes: Ruffles here, there and everywhere!

Does your wedding gown feature ruffles upon ruffles?  You may want consider one of these amazing wedding cakes with ruffles here, there and everywhere…

Who says wedding cakes (or gowns) need to be white?  Check out this peachy tower of ruffles from a piece o’ CAKE.

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How pretty is this romantic ruffled cake spotted on Gabba Gabba Gorgeous??  Just gorgeous, right?

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I am in love with this Frill Wedding Cake from Maisie Fantaisie Wedding Cakes.  This would be super easy to color coordinate with your theme.

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Which is your fave?

Oooh la la! Have you been dreaming of a Paris Wedding?????

When I think romantic cities, I think Paris!  Have you been dreaming of tying the knot in Paris?  Or, maybe you just want to incorporate some French touches into your wedding?  Read on for all the inspiration you’ll need to pull it off!

Kimberly Petyt has one of those amazing dream jobs…she’s an American wedding planner who coordinates Parisian weddings for couples across the globe!  Her first book, The Paris Wedding, just hit the shelves and its a beauty. Check out some scrumptious eye candy from the weddings she’s coordinated in The City of Light.

It doesn’t get more scenic than a bridal party shot in front of the Eiffel Tower:

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(Photo credit: The Paris Wedding, with event design & coordination to Kim Petyt, parisian events. Heidi Geldhauser, photographer.)

If that’s too tame, why not incorporate a merry go round AND the Eiffel Tower into your pics?  Love this one:

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(Photo credit: The Paris Wedding, with event design & coordination to Kim Petyt, parisian events. Milos Horvat, photographer.)

Since there are quite a few hoops to jump through for an actual wedding in Paris (think residency requirements, red tape and rules – no, you cannot tie the knot on top of the Eiffel Tower), you may want to head there for an elopement or engagement photo shoot (stay tuned for the most romantic photo op spots).  Or, why not incorporate a little oooh, la, la into your own wedding with some of these French touches?

The French love their food, especially when it comes time for dessert.  These beautiful Ladurée macaron towers are as yummy as they look and will also make a gorgeous backdrop:

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(Photo credit: The Paris Wedding, with event design & coordination to Kim Petyt, parisian events. Ladurée, photography.)

Or perhaps you’d like to serve a Croquembouche, a traditional French wedding cake, for dessert:

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 (Photo credit: The Paris Wedding, with event design & coordination to Kim Petyt, parisian events.  Arman Molavi, photographer.)

Or maybe you want to send your guests off with a little whiff of Paris with a favor filled with lavender sugar.  Turn to page 78 to find out how to DIY these goodies:

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(Photo credit: The Paris Wedding, with event design & coordination to Kim Petyt, parisian events. Ian Holmes, photographer.)

 The book features actual weddings, interviews with top Parisian wedding experts and much more!  You can also follow Kim’s blog Parisian Party and Facebook Page for more French inspired goodness.

Au revoir…

An Amazing Wedding Cake Idea!

You’ve heard of pave diamonds but how incredibly fun is this M&M pave wedding cake?

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Just think how it could be color coordinated to match your bridesmaids!

Kudos to the Globetrotting Groom for spotting this one…

Amazing Wedding Cakes on We TV

Am I the last one to find out about this show?  If you’re itching to see some beautiful wedding cakes, you’ll want to tune into Amazing Wedding Cakes on We TV.

Check out some of the cake candy:

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Tips from the Pros: How to Save Your Wedding Cake!

You know the tradition of saving the top layer of your wedding cake to enjoy on your first anniversary?  Well, I’m here to tell you a better idea than celebrating with stale, freezer burned cake.

The idea comes from Andrea Carusetta-Blaut, founder of Sedona Cake Couture who suggests saving the sugar flowers from your wedding cake and having them put on a brand new mini cake you can enjoy on your anniversary!  Genius, huh?

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Here are her instructions on how to preserve sugar wedding cake flowers:

– Wrap each flower individually in tissue paper and place in an air- tight box.

– Seal the box and store where it will stay dry and away from any light.

– Kept sealed, they will last forever.

Read more about Andrea’s stunning wedding cakes here.

Wedding Cakes 101: Do’s and Don’ts

Picking a wedding cake isn’t always easy but I’m not so sure what the brides who designed these cakes were thinking…….Check out these Wedding Cake Don’ts.

How about this headless bride cake??

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Or better yet, this life size version??

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Or this cake featuring lime and lavender Peeps?

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And last but not least, the Beanie Baby wedding cake!

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Check out Cake Wrecks for more wedding cake don’ts.

Have a great weekend!

Check out these wedding inspired cookies!

If you’ve never been to Eleni’s cookies in New York, its worth a trip on your next visit.  In addition to yummy cupcakes, they have some of the cutest cookies in town.

I love their wedding inspired cookies which would be great as wedding or shower favors, bridesmaid gifts, wedding shower gifts or just a snack for a hungry soon-to-be-bride.  Or, skip the wedding cake and just serve bride and groom cookies instead!  How cute are these?

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