shabby chic wedding cakes
I have to admit, I find the unfrosted – or “naked” – wedding cakes a bit jarring.
I think that’s because I want my cake to be overloaded with frosting. I’m the “corner of the cake” kind of girl because that’s where the highest concentration of frosting hides.
So when I see a wedding cake sans frosting, it makes me wonder “why?”
However, I am always one to give cakes the benefit of the doubt (unless there’s carrot cake involved) so let’s go forth and explore the wonder that is the naked wedding cake. Read More
As much as I love wedding cakes with sugar flowers, I also love wedding cakes that feature real flowers and plants.
Just like this cake with succulents.
I love the understated elegance of the cake and the use of succulents just adds to that elegance.
I have to admit as much as I love bright flowers on cake I also love when brides forgo that bright pop of color for something a bit more understated. Read More
We all know that celebrity wedding cakes can sometimes be a bit over-the-top and audacious. But not this one. I love the shabby chic simpleness of Blake Lively’s wedding cake, which was part of her Martha Stewart-styled wedding to Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Reynolds last year.
The cake was the centerpiece of a dessert table that was full of the couple’s favorite sweet treats including mini strawberry shortcakes, lemon meringue tartlets, and s’mores bars. Read More
The minute I saw this cake it took my breath away! It's so stunning and visual and there's so much going on with it, but in a good way.
If I were planning a shabby chic wedding or even a wedding with a vintage, early 1900s vibe, I would do anything to get this beauty.
Take a few minutes to digest it. The cake itself is Read More
Ah, Happy Summer, Y’all!
Bees buzzing, lazing in a chair with a glass of lemonade, as the hazy sun shines. Tall grasses, children playing – because they are the only ones who have the energy in the heat.
But as the sun sinks lower into the sky, and with it, the mercury, we come alive as the stars come out to play. Grab your pashmina and keep the party going!
I waxed a wee bit poetical right there, didn’t I? Well, I couldn’t help it. I was inspired. By the cake.
Don’t you just love sunflowers? Nothing says Read More