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Summer Wedding Cakes

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

With summer always comes a time of year where we make more wedding cakes than we can count!  One weekend this summer we even had 45 cakes (wedding & specialty)!  I don’t know how the girls fit it all in the fridges, but they managed and we came out with some beautiful new cake designs!

First up one of my favorites of the season…bright coral sugar peonies, a teal/mint fondant base, and edible white sugar lace doilies.

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Next is a more elegant lace cake with a pretty pink bow that has a silver jewel for the center.

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This fun cake was a main feature in California Wedding Day Magazine.  They wanted to feature the trend of “ombre” so I decided to do a pink ombre and then add an unexpected pop of turquoise.  We then accented it with some pink sugar ranunculus!

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One of our most popular summer cakes is our rustic style frosted wedding cake.  It is such a simple, yet gorgeous sight and I loved how the ladies of BashPlease accented it with these gorgeous florals for a wedding we did with them!

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Our tallest cake of the season is the next one up!  I had to personally go set this one up to make sure it stood up nice and straight and thankfully it turned out great!

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We have lots of Marie Antoinette fans out there and for this wedding they wanted lots of blush pink and gold…dreamy!

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These next photos are right after the set up so the whole room wasn’t finished or cleaned up, but I just had to share all the pretty!

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Another fun trend we started was the ombre buttercream cake.  I love this yellow one and then the large pop of the teal peony is such a sweet surprise!

Clean and modern defines this next cake with simple navy stripes and gorgeous golden sugar peonies.

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Just had to include this mini wedding cake…a tiny 4″ cake with quilting, sugar pearls, and then accented with a real dahlia.

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Thanks so much for stopping by the blog!  Definitely let us know which one was your favorite!

Shipwreck Photo Shoot

Monday, July 11th, 2011

I absolutely LOVE these photos from this photo shoot I got to be a part of for a feature in Nonpareil Wedding Magazine!  Jen, from Green Wedding Shoes, came up with the idea for the shoot and Cortnie, from Canvas & Canopy, brought it all to life with the help of Meg, from Le Partie Events, who did the breathtaking florals!  You can check out the whole list of the fabulous vendors at the bottom of the post!

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Of course the amazing Elizabeth Messina captured all the moments with her photos…can’t thank her enough!

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I absolutely love the decor pieces…

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For the first cake for the shoot I took a more masculine take on it and did a basic outline on the cake and then did a sugar succulent on top of the cake.

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I also made two custom cupcakes with individual sugar flowers…

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For this next cake I did a more feminine look it.  I covered the cake in coral fondant and then did grey sugar lace and a whimsy sugar flower.

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This next cake might be one of my favs…I love the mint green color, the cluster sugar flowers in three different colors, the sugar threads, and the white lace!

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Photography: Elizabeth Messina
Event Design & Coordination: Cortnie Purdy from Canvas and Canopy Events
Floral Design: Megan of La Partie Events
Hair & Makeup by: Jaimi Brooks, Fiore Beauty
Cakes: Sweet and Saucy Shop
Fashion Styling by: Stylish SilhouetteCanvas and Canopy Events
Vera Wang gowns provided by Bliss Bride
Calligraphy: Laura Hooper Calligraphy
Bridal Headpieces: Lo Boheme
Props/Rentals: OC Prop GirlUrban BarnClassic Party Rentals
Venue: Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Wedding Cake Time!

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Thanks so much for your sweet comments from our last wedding cake post!  I am excited to share some new designs with you today as well!

This first cake design I got inspired to create based off a intricate print.  I loved how the bride & groom silhouettes were surrounded by words that described marriage & their relationship.  I also love the color scheme of blush pink and grey…overall I was quite happy with it!

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Kyong did a great joy hand painting all the details on this cake…it definitely was a labor of love!

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These next three cakes were all for one wedding.  The bride couldn’t make up her mind about just one design, so instead we did three completely different techniques on three different cakes for her, while keeping with her same color scheme.

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Kyong hand painted these gorgeous, delicate branches & added two fondant love birds.  The design matched the bride & groom’s invitation.

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Up next was a simplistic two tier wedding cake we did for a modern Hawaiian style wedding.  I loved the texture on the cake with the pearlized finish and then we simply accented it with multiple burnt orange sugar flower dahlias.

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All buttercream cake below with detailed piping that matched the bride’s invitation.

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The bride wanted lots and lots of gold and that’s what we gave her!  We also incorporated a touch of brown & then a deep red in the garden rose sugar flower.

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This next cake is a great example of an inexpensive cake that still looks gorgeous…I love the mixture of rustic, yet elegant!

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My idea of an all-white wedding cake…lots of detail & texture, but still simplistic & modern.

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I do have to say I love gardenia sugar flowers!

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This last cake is both elegant and romantic…I love the combination of blush pink & gold together!

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Thanks so much for stopping by the blog…we’d love to hear which cake was your favorite!

French Inspired Photo Shoot

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

I recently had the pleasure of working with Joy de Vivre, Florette Designs, & Michael & Anna Costa on a French inspired photo shoot that was featured on Style Me Pretty!  I was blown away when I saw the gorgeous photos and really loved how it all turned out!  It was great working with such talented vendors & I thought they did an amazing job.

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For the wedding cake I was really inspired by a wedding dress that was completely covered in white lace & doilies with an underlying color.  I knew someday I wanted to recreate it in cake and this was the perfect opportunity.  We covered the base of the cake in a light peach color and then tediously cut out individual fondant lace pieces that were added to the cake.  It was definitely a labor of love, but I have to say I loved the finish product.

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To check out more photos and details on the shoot definitely stop by Style Me Pretty!  Thanks again to the whole team who put on this shoot!

Styling & Design: Joy de Vivre Wedding Design & Coordination / Floral Design: Florette Designs / Photography: Michael & Anna Costa / Rentals: Town & Country Rentals / Silverware: The Tent Merchant/ Calligraphy: Leslee Sipress / Linens: La Tavola Linen / Jam: Santa Barbara Preserves


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