Modern Wedding Cake Ideas

Your reception is an important aspect of your nuptials, and the bride’s and groom’s cakes are often seen as the hallmark of the reception. Their design and dcor will really set the tone for your reception, and this tone can range from traditional to sophisticated to ultra-modern. While weddings themselves are a traditional ceremony that dates back for hundreds and hundreds of years, many of today’s brides and grooms are opting to add a modern flair to their nuptials, and this includes using modern wedding cake ideas to keep their festivities contemporary and updated.

Flowers are generally considered a traditional way to decorate your reception desserts, and so many couples are forgoing the flowers on their cakes in place of more modern wedding cake ideas. You can look through several bridal magazines today and find dozens of designs that feature gorgeous cakes sans flowers. These scrumptious reception delights may feature geometric shapes of all varieties and patterns, or they may be free of design altogether with uniquely shaped cakes void of design. Others may feature elements of the couple’s culture, their

A Perfect Themed Wedding Cake Idea

Today, many brides are basing their wedding decorations on themes. For instance, some brides that are getting married in the winter will plan a winter themed wedding. This article will discuss two popular wedding themes and the related wedding cake idea to accompany the wedding themes.

Rose Themed Wedding

What better way can the bride and groom show their love for each other than basing their ceremony and reception on a flower that symbolizes love. A rose themed wedding is an excellent and unique way to jazz up your wedding day. It may seem difficult to base a whole day around a flower but with a little imagination and a little guidance, your wedding day will be fabulous.

Of course you can line your wedding aisle runner with roses and also work them into your program decor as well. Also, a great wedding cake idea for a rose themed wedding would be to sprinkle rose pedals (real or fake) over the cake. If your budget is big enough you can even personalize the imitation rose pedals with the bride

Fresh New Ideas for Wedding Cupcakes

Once upon a time, cupcakes seemed like a novel idea for a wedding…until they got done to death. While a cupcake tower may no longer seem like such a daring alternative to a wedding cake, the fact remains that everyone still loves cupcakes. Check out these fresh new ideas for how to make wedding cupcakes feel creative and unique again.

A big trend in baking right now is for flavors aimed at sophisticated palettes. These are not the super-sugary confections served at a child’s birthday party. With upscale ingredients like chocolate ganache, Mexican vanilla, and espresso, these are cupcakes designed to please adult taste buds. Try offering an array of intriguing flavors for your wedding cupcakes, such as dulce du leche, eggnog, and pumpkin spice. For your more adventurous guests, you might even include some cupcakes with a spicy kick, like chipotle-chocolate-cinnamon. Top with a cream cheese frosting to cool off the smoky kick of the chipotle.

Another way to set your cupcakes apart is to display them in a unique fashion. There are some delightfully whimsical ideas for cupcake scenarios; choose one that suits the overall style of your reception. For instance, if you are

Most Unique Wedding Cakes

Most couples just have a nice, normal wedding, with a nice dress, classic wedding cake, and everything is very beautiful, but nice and normal. There are some people, however, that are a little different and unique, and they choose to show their uniqueness through their weddings. There are only so many ways however, to be distinctive in your wedding. You’ve really only have the option of a different dress or a different cake, and a lot of people choose to show their diversity through having a very unique wedding cake.

If you truly want your wedding cake to say something different, and you really want to have something at your wedding that your guests will talk about for years to come, you should consider some of these unique wedding cakes for inspiration.

Actor Blair Underwood had a exceptionally unique wedding cake at his wedding. It was a model of the Eiffel tower! It was a six and a half foot affair, with real lights all up and down the tower. This cake has got to be one of the most, if not the most unique wedding cake in the world today. I can only imagine the

Unusual and Unique Wedding Shower Ideas

Every bride wants her big day to be special and unique. After all, it is the most important and special day of your life, so why not make it just as unique and individual as you yourself are? Some of the most common wedding shower ideas, such as a sedate and boring party that everybody seems to have, might just not be good enough. You can make your unique wedding shower by starting with the weddin shower invitations.

Whether you decide to go with casual bridal shower ideas like the tropical theme (complete with a luau style decorative scheme like tiki torches, traditional Hawaiian foods like pork and pineapple, delicious fruity tropical cocktails, and of course tropical wedding invitations) or with a theme that is a bit different (How about a beach shower? All you would need is some cute tropical theme decorations, some seashells for table decorations, and the beach-like frame of mind. Beach wedding invitations can be done in sand colors, water colors, and can really set the mood for a beach wedding…so a beach shower party really makes sense if you are planning for that type of wedding!)

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Express Yourself With Unique Wedding Decorations

You want your wedding to be unique and memorable, but how do you make sure that it actually will be? Planning and creativity. Today themed weddings are gaining in popularity. Whether it is a country western wedding theme, a goth wedding theme or something else, a little searching online will open up a treasure trove of unique decoration ideas for your wedding.

Some brides and grooms are using the cake as the focal point of the reception. The height, style, color or theme of the cake can make a very unique wedding decoration. For example, on Food Network’s show, The Ace of Cakes, a couple being married on the 4th of July chose to have their wedding cake be a scene from the movie Independence Day. Their wedding cake was of the White House being attacked by a spaceship. Guests are sure to remember that cake for a long time to come!

The trend towards “going green” is spilling over into wedding favors. Instead of buying traditional wedding favors, brides and grooms are taking the money that would have been spent on favors and making a donation to a charity in the names of their guests.

Out of the Ordinary Wedding Cake Ideas

Choosing a wedding cake can be really fun. For those couples who are unique or ‘out of the ordinary,’ it can be a pain. This is because the majority of wedding cakes are similar. While there are many different styles and colors, if you want an out of the ordinary wedding cake idea, you are often left with frustration. Not anymore. Here are some really great wedding cakes that are sure to be unique and also sure to please the crowd!

Photo Cake –

This is a really neat idea. At most bakeries, you can have a photo airbrushed onto your cake in icing that is edible. You can do the same thing for your wedding cake. Whether you choose to put a beautiful picture of you and your soon-to-be spouse on the cake, or something with a bit of humor or elegance, you can do it all. There are a lot of options with this kind of cake. For instance, you could place an image of a ball and chain if you want your cake to be humorous. You could place a beautiful picture on your cake, like flowers, hearts or something similar. No matter