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Themed Wedding Cakes

 

A themed wedding cake may be just what you’re looking for to set your cake and reception apart. While a themed cake would be a natural fit for a wedding that also invokes a theme – say an “Alice in Wonderland” wedding, or a renaissance wedding – a bride and groom may also choose a theme for their cake based upon the a favorite amusement park ride or a preferred hobby, a favorite location, or a season or holiday. For the couple enjoys the daring fun of an amusement park ride, we’ve seen cakes that immortalize attractions like Disney’s Splash Mountain – fun! Likewise, the bicycling-enthusiast couple might prefer a cake that shows a mountain bike ride. Less specific would be the couple who incorporate images and items from the ocean into a beach cake, which might include gum paste shells and star fish, sand-like or pearly finish, and maybe a sand castle topper. Finally, if your wedding takes place near a beloved holiday or season, like the Fourth of July, or autumn, or Christmas time, consider incorporating themes that echo those holidays or times of the year. A July wedding cake might be decorated with stars and sparklers, while autumn might show off colorful marzipan leaves and chocolate twigs and acorns. Christmas might inspire the use of traditional garnets and greens, or cool and snowy blues and silvers. If there is a theme that you love, consider celebrating it with your wedding cake. It will make your day even more memorable, for both you and your guests.

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Summer Strawberry Wedding Cake

strawberry cake

Here in the midwest it’s officially strawberry season, which is rather exciting if you’re a fan of the bright red sweet and juicy berries.

Me? I prefer mine with a big bowl of whipped cream and sans shortcake, but if someone was to offer me a slice of wedding cake adorned with strawberries I’m pretty sure I won’t turn it down.

Especially if that strawberry wedding cake looked like this beauty! Read More

 
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Wedding Cake with Waves

beach wedding cake

Having just returned from a week at the beach I’m still daydreaming about the sand and surf so I just had to share a beach-y wedding cake today!

And I’m loving the look of this modern beach-inspired cake.

Not only does the cake feature lovely seashells as embellishments, but will you look at those ‘waves’ on the icing?

It’s almost too pretty to eat.

Almost. Read More

 
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Rainbow Wedding Cake

rainbow cake

I saw a news report this week about a rare quadruple rainbow that was spotted over New York State. As a big fan of rainbows I thought that would be pretty cool to see.

And then I found this rainbow dot wedding cake and my week was made!

I love this wedding cake so very much. It’s fun and whimsical and pretty much screams “spring!” in a refined way, of course. Read More

 
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Ocean Inspired Wedding Cake

ocean cake

As we slowly inch closer and closer to summer it means we’re getting that much closer to beach season too.

And that means beach weddings and wedding cakes the remind us of the beach.

Like today’s wedding cake. It’s a subtle reminder of the things we love most about the beach – the surf and the sand. Read More

 
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Spring Green Wedding Cake with Flowers

green cake

The great spring thaw of 2015 is happening right now in the northern half of the country and we’re slowly starting to see hints of green(ish) grass under the melting snow!

Which got me thinking about springtime grass and flowers and everything starting to bloom. Which of course made me think about green wedding cakes with flowers. It’s how my brain works. Read More

 
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Blue and White Wedding Cake

blue and white cake

Since it seems as though winter is never going to end here in the Midwest, I find myself daydreaming about the beach nearly every day.

Which brings me to today’s cake.

This three-tier creation reminds me of my favorite beach – with white sand and beautiful blue water.

It’s quite lovely. Read More

 
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Blue and Green Tropical Wedding Cake

starfish cake

As the East Coast is snowed in today and I’m seeing more winter weather in my local forecast I’m finding myself daydreaming more every day about my summer beach vacation.

And these daydreams of sand and surf made me think about summer beach weddings. Which of course brings us to today’s wedding cake.

I’m in love with this fun and whimsical cake. Read More

 
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Beach-Inspired Wedding Cake

beach cake

As winter continues its relentless grip on most of the country I have decided it’s time to dream about summer and beach weddings.

Which brings me to today’s nautical, beach-inspired wedding cake.

Don’t you feel warmer just looking at this cake? I can almost imagine the beach wedding, right on the sand, with the sun shining down.

OK, enough daydreaming. Back to this cake. Read More

 
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Cushion Wedding Cake

cushion cake

There are gorgeous, take-your-breath-away wedding cakes.

And then there’s today’s wedding cake which goes beyond leaving one breathless.

This cake is downright stunning.

The four-tier “novelty cushion wedding cake” is another amazing creation from our friends at Hockleys Cakes over in the United Kingdom.

The cake’s intricate and delicate pattern was based on the bride’s wedding dress Read More

 
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Barrel Wedding Cake

barrel cake

Now this is a fun wedding cake!

How often have you seen a wedding cake shaped like a barrel? Never, right?

Well now you can say that you’ve seen it all.

I absolutely love the charm and humor of this wedding cake from our friends at Hockleys Cakes over in the United Kingdom!

The story behind this cake is that the reception was held in a rustic, traditional English pub and the cake was created to reflect the venue. Now that’s a pub I’d like to visit! Read More

 
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