Cakes


Real Wedding Inspiration: Modern Elegance With A Rock And Roll Edge

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Amy Wood Photography Chris and Cindy were an amazing couple to work with, and their June, 2010 wedding at Zen oozed style! Long before the big day arrived, I knew this would be a wedding to remember! For their engagement shoot and Cindy's bridal session, we went raw, edgy, with a touch of rock and roll! Cindy donned a voluminous, messy bridal updo, and experimented with different hair accessories, from an all white feather flower, to a peacock-inspired hair...

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Extreme Wedding Cake!

by Azure

Sugar Lips Cakery in Mesa, Arizona recently sent us this picture of an amazing wedding cake they created. The bride and groom had spent time together in Russia and LOVED the Smolny Cathedral, and wanted to recreate the cathedral with their cake. The ornate wedding cake served 150 people. What do you think, too much, or too perfect? What special building or place would you replicate in your wedding cake? Have you seen any outrageous wedding cakes? Helpful Links Find a Great...

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Calling All Outstanding Wedding Pros- Get Featured On The Blog To Inspire Our Brides!

by Azure

We are looking for the best of the best wedding professionals to feature on the blog! And brides, we'd like to hear from you! What wedding planning topics are you most interested in reading about? And what types of photos, ideas, or tips & tricks inspire you most? The Savvy Scoop blog is all about you, and we want to give you the scoop you desire most! We've had huge success with our bi-weekly featured weddings submitted by outstanding wedding photographers. But what about all...

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Luxe Featured Wedding with a Romantic Wedding Color Palette of Ivory, Champagne, and Blush

by Azure

Featured Wedding created by Jowy Productions, photographed by Jennifer Dery Productions Our client expressed the desire to have a champagne, ivory and gold wedding with hints of blush pinks. She loved the idea of a wedding reception tent with fabric swagging and thought chandeliers would be beautiful. We designed and produced her dream wedding and received the ultimate compliment coming from the bride- "This is EXACTLY what I envisioned- every detail is picture perfect!" We decided...

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Invite Pinkberry To Your Pre-Wedding Festivities For An Extra Tasty Treat!

by Azure

Look out, sweets-loving brides! There’s a new wedding dessert kid in town! Pinkberry, the frozen yogurt shop adored by Hollywood celebs, now brings its swirly decadence to engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and weddings! They’ll hand deliver their festive goodies- fresh delicious frozen yogurt, plus yummy high-quality toppings- right to your door (or your wedding venue's door!). So... you can stick with the traditional wedding cake, but why not forgo...

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Featured Vineyard Wedding: Megan and Todd

by Azure

Featured Vineyard Wedding by Rothwell Photography Wow! This wedding was a stunner! The wedding venue- Veritas Vineyard- could not have been more perfect. And the bright wedding flowers- Gerbera daisies in bright yellows, oranges, pinks and reds- designed by Blue Ridge Floral Design, added a fun, carefree, vibrant vibe to Megan and Todd's special day. The little details incorporated throughout were what made this affair over-the-top gorgeous! The gold charger plates below the...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway: Decadent Custom Favors For Your Bridal Shower Or Wedding Day!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway This week’s Savvy Steals giveaway is as sweet as they come! Sweet Lydia’s specializes in creating the most delicious custom confections- handcrafted s’mores favors, beautifully packaged for your bridal shower attendees or wedding guests. Everything from Sweet Lydia’s is totally customizable and made-to-order, so they’ll create the perfect favors for your special day! As the owner puts it, your marshmallow wish is their...

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Question of the Week: Wedding Cake or Wedding Cupcake, Which One is on Top?

by Azure

Now that wedding season has started I'm curious about what you're seeing at the wedding you've been going to. Last year, you couldn't swing a bridesmaid without hitting a cupcake tree. What about this year? Are you still seeing cupcakes, or have your friends moved on to macaroons, or gone back to traditional wedding cake? What about you, are you serving cake or cupcakes? Any predictions for next year's wedding sweets? Helpful Links Find a great baker in your area (for cakes or...

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Savvy Steals Winner: The Gorgeous Wedding Cake Stand Goes To…

by Azure

Julie S! Congratulations, Julie! Now you'll be all set to showcase your wedding cake, and put it on a pedestal! How fab is that!? Don't forget to contact us at savvyscoop@onewed.com to claim your prize BEFORE next Friday! And for the rest of our lovely brides-to-be, don't forget that Monday is the last day to enter our Vintage Necklace Giveaway! And the first bride to get 6 of her friends to enter will win the drool-worthy Erica Anenberg French Kiss TwosomeTM Ring!

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway: The Perfect Cake Stand To Make Your Wedding Cake Shine!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway You want your gorgeous wedding cake to be a focal point at your wedding reception. You’ve gone over every detail to make sure the cake itself is pure perfection, but don’t stop there! A perfect pedestal to display your cake is a must-have! So for this week’s Savvy Steal, we will give one lucky reader just that! Handmade Cake Stand, who’s fabulous mantra is “We Put Your Cake on a Pedestal!”, creates stunning wedding cake...

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Savvy Steals Winner: Fabulous Wedding Cake Toppers from Renellie

by Azure

The winner of this week's amazing Renellie Cake Topper is... Kasandra M! Congrats, Kasandra!!! Don't forget, you need to contact us at savvyscoop@onewed.com to claim your prize BEFORE next Friday. Earlier in the week we told you that Rena Puebla, the wedding planner behind these amazing cake toppers, would be on this week's episode of TLC's Battle of the Wedding Planners. Unfortunately, her episode has been delayed until June 25th. I got to talk to Rena last week, and she is...

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Savvy Steals Giveaway: Renellie Custom-Made Toppers for Your Wedding Cake

by Azure

When event planner Rena Puebla was looking for a cake topper for her own wedding she hit upon a snag. Rena is African-American and her now-husband is of Japanese descent. None of the brides and grooms on the cake toppers looked anything like either of them, let alone the two of them together! She wound up going a different route for her own wedding cake, but the problem gnawed at her throughout her honeymoon. When she came back, she did the obvious thing: She started making her own...

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Featured Newport Beach Wedding: Megan and Justin

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Alicia Danielle Photography Megan and Justin tied the knot on April 10th in Newport Beach, CA. The happy couple, who hail from Idaho, were an absolute pleasure to work with. As you’ll notice from the wedding photos, this couple is anything but ordinary! Their quirky personalities and lighthearted humor were infused throughout the special day; the groom donned a casual grey suit and sunny yellow boutonniere, the delectable wedding cupcakes were piled high with...

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Savvy Steals Winner- The Colorful Cake Stand For One DIY Bride-to-Be

by Azure

About OneWed's Weekly Savvy Steals Giveaway And the winner is... Christine M.! Congrats, Christine! Since you and your mom will be making your wedding cake, you now have a gorgeous cake stand to display your homemade confection! Thanks to all of our readers for commenting and participating! We love reading your tips, tricks, and inspiration! *Disclosure: Chic cake stand donated by Sarah's Cakes

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Outdoor Vintage-Chic Wedding Details To Die For!

by Azure

Featured mock wedding by Person + Killian Photography Back in October, I featured a beautiful mock wedding photo shoot that had a Vintage-meets-Anthropology vibe. This shoot was actually part of a workshop hosted by California photographer Jessica Claire- she tapped all the necessary wedding and design experts to make this photo shoot happen, and then gave several photographers a chance to take their best shots (pun intended). This time around, we are treating you to Person +...

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Savvy Steals Giveaway: A Colorful Cake Stand for the DIY Bride

by Azure

About Savvy Steals One of the downsides of being a DIY bride is that it can be hard to keep track of all the little things that a professional wedding vendor usually keeps track of for you. For example, you probably know that you want a wedding cake, but if you’re making your own, have you thought about how to display it? Did you remember to make arrangements to buy or rent a cake stand? Sarah’s Stands has adorable round and square cake stands in a variety of sizes and...

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Bubbly Bride: Local Wedding News- Fire Destroys Cakegirls Bakery in Lakeview

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Within the wedding business you see many new vendors starting from scratch with a clear passion for their trade. Not everyone is able to survive in the highly competitive market, but if you are able to position yourself with a unique twist or simply just be that good to stand out, then you will be on the path for success. Brenda and Mary Maher are two sisters who have the talent to survive, and started Cakegirls from their Chicago apartment that grew to a...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Wedding Cakes

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Satisfy your sweet tooth sustainably with these delicious wedding cakes Go ahead -- splurge! Earth-friendly wedding cakes are just as delicious, rich, and beautiful as their conventional counterparts. We've got some of the world's sweetest ideas for kinder, gentler wedding cakes and desserts. Vegan bakeries like Sweet and Organic and BabycakesNYC are popping up everywhere, and it's no wonder -- their cakes are even tastier than conventional sweets, and they're...

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The Man Registry: Show Some Team Spirit on the Wedding Day

by Azure

About The Man Registry Once again, one of the greatest times of the year has arrived. March Madness is here and we pity any sports fan that was dumb enough to schedule his wedding on any of the next three weekends. In fact, there are several other times of the year where weddings should be outlawed: Super Bowl Sunday, any weekend in October, during the Masters, etc. This got us to thinking, when is a safe time of the year for a sports fanatic to get married? The sad truth for...

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2010 Wedding Trend: Wedding Cakes Gone Wild

by Azure

If you read our Top 10 Wedding Trends for 2010 blog post yesterday, you already know that when it comes to wedding cakes, fondant is out, and butter cream icing is in. But after surveying wedding experts, we learned that wedding cakes are taking a little breather in 2010... a mini hiatus of sorts. Brides will be breaking tradition, and branching out by serving alternative, yummy desserts (desserts you do not want to pass up!). Juliet Douglas of Green Orchid Events and The Vegas...

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Bubbly Bride: Wedding Cake… 1 Year Later

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride I don't know if you have had the pleasure of tasting a cake 1 year later, but personally I don't like cake two weeks later...I don't like cake a few days later. I understand that if you freeze the cake it helps preserve it - but when you are celebrating the completion of the first year of your marriage, you deserve to bite into a fresh, moist cake. I understand the special meaning behind taking out that top tier of your wedding cake and sharing it one last...

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Budget Wedding Tips: Saving Money on Your Wedding Cake

by Azure

Looking for a delicious way to save a little money? Alissa Levine of Pastry Girl Cakes was recently kind enough to share these money saving ideas for your wedding cake. FAKE IT
 Get a smaller tiered cake (or dummy cake) for the reception and ask your baker to make sheet cakes that your caterer can cut and serve to guests

 KEEP IT SIMPLE
 Cakes from magazines are usually very expensive because they are so ornate. The less decoration on your cake, the less the cake will...

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Steampunk Wedding Cake Theme

by Azure

Happy Monday! Although I generally think of myself as well-read, I have to admit that I'd never heard of "steampunk" until I started writing about weddings. As I understand it, steampunk is sort of like Victorian Science Fiction. You take the 19th century (a time when Steam engines were still widely used) and combine it with some modern or even futuristic elements. A lot of people who are into this are REALLY into it, so they wind up using it as a wedding theme. To see how it...

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Featured Wedding: Heidi and Eric

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Nick Corona Photography Heidi and Eric got married at the Ambassador Campus in Pasadena, CA. They had a beautiful outdoor ceremony, with access to the entire grounds for their pictures after the ceremony. The reception was picture-perfect... literally! Every detail of their day was immaculate. Their love for each other was reflected in every smile, every glance, every touch of the skin... it was beautifully romantic! Wedding Vendors~ Wedding Venue: Ambassador...

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