Wedding Cake Trends

Wedding Cake Trends

This year we’ve seen a lot fun wedding cake trends! These trends will likely continue into 2020. We will take a look at which wedding cake trends couples are choosing.

The fern is taking over the ever popular eucalyptus greens we see on cakes. The fern gives your cake an elegant rustic appeal. This is great if you still want the all white butter cream cake, but with a fun twist.

Another fun wedding cake trend we’ve seen is the donut cake! Donuts are like cake right? Why not have them for your wedding cake and displayed gorgeously. Now this can mean anything from a donut wall, which is still a fan favorite, to a cake in the shape of donuts, to tiers of donuts on plates that look like a cake. You get to be super creative with flavors that every guest will love!

If you don’t like going over the top, why not try the one tier wedding cake? It’s simple, elegant and you can even dish up a few different flavors if you can’t decide which ones you want! A great way to display several cakes on a table for the picky eater in your family. Or you can even have the single tier cakes shaped into designs like fancy hats or fruits.

No matter what kind of wedding cake trend you follow, budget is always a factor. A set of single tier cakes may be a little more cost efficient than a huge show stopper. But there’s a wedding cake for every bride and at the end of the day it’s the taste that matters! Have fun trying new flavors and talking to vendors to see which will fit your needs.

Pinterest: Pins of the Week

We’re not sure if it’s a pre-spring sweet tooth a post-Valentine’s Day crash, but this week on Pinterest, we were all about cakes.  And surprisingly, we noticed a trend with our cake pins.  Lately we are all about the sweet and simple.

Back to Basics
.  We couldn’t help but appreciate the surprising simplicity of this wedding cake: white, two tiers, smooth fondant, and minimal extras. In an age of giant cake competitions and a pop culture craze for ultimate cakes, we kind love how classic and simple this cake is.

 A Cake Ball Cake.  This cake upped the ante and went for a fun double effect, cake with cake balls.  And though the concept might sound a little strange, we’re loving the effect.  The subtle ombre and the awesome sense of texture keep it interesting, but not the slightest bit overworked.  Now we’re just wondering how difficult that cake is to cut!

Perfect for a Petite Fete.  Though we love a big party, we can also appreciate a smaller, more intimate gathering.  And if that’s the case, why mess with a multi-tier cake?  Go for the unexpected yet simple.  The decadent chocolate pour adds just the right touch of pizzazz, and we think this cake would be perfect for an afternoon celebration or a romantic garden party.  Love this cake, but not quite sure if it’s “wedding” enough?  Think about it for a bridal shower, family luncheon, or morning after brunch treat!

Using Etsy for Your Big Day

Etsy offers an invaluable resource to blushing brides hoping to add creative and unique touches to their wedding celebration without spending countless hours on DIY projects. In case you haven’t heard of it, Etsy is an online marketplace for artists, jewelers, designers, photographers, and other creative geniuses selling original, one-of-a-kind, homemade, or vintage gifts and goods that are often customizable. And now, Etsy offers an entire category dedicated strictly to weddings. Here are ten ways to use Etsy to add a wow factor to your wedding…

Photo Props: From cute chalkboard signs to handmade “Just Married” pennants to fake mustaches aplenty, Etsy’s vendors offer adorable, one-of-a-kind accessories to spruce up professional wedding photos and add some fun to candid photo booth shoots.

Cake Toppers: Customize your wedding cake with handmade cake toppers that represent you and your spouse. Etsy provides everything from edible designs to comical figurines to paper flags to provide couples with an original way to top their treats.

Bridesmaids Gifts: Etsy offers gorgeous gifts for bridesmaids or attendants that can be personalized while remaining affordable. Scour the online marketplace for jewelry, home goods, hair accessories, or artwork that make original and posh presents.

Stationery: The array of talented artists and designers on Etsy are able to fulfill your every paper need with an astounding collection of invitations, save the date cards, thank you notes, and more. With the ability to customize color and design, Etsy illustrators allow you to create the perfect paper items without the hefty price tag that can accompany hiring a personal graphic designer.

Favors: Etsy offers a wide array of wedding favors, sold in bulk quantities at great prices. Search by wedding season or type of gift (home goods, bath & body, edible, etc). Not only is Etsy a great place to shop for favors themselves, you can also find fun favor accessories on the site. Vendors offer homemade tags, customizable favor boxes and bags, and personalized labels.

Attire & accessories: Bedeck yourself in one-of-a-kind baubles from Etsy’s wide range of jewelry sellers, or walk down the aisle in a custom-made wedding gown from the crop of fashionistas selling their styles on the site. Etsy also offers a wide selection of hair accessories, shoes, and purses.

Flowers: Believe it or not, you can even find wedding florals on Etsy. A huge assortment of bouquets, corsages, and centerpieces are available, made from silk, fabric, or even paper flowers.

Guest Book: A full line of customizable and unique guest books are available on Etsy, as well as some unique ideas for documenting guests. Select a personalized framed illustration for guests to sign, have gifts fill out individual cards and file them in a guest box, or create a wedding puzzle with individual pieces for invitees to sign.

Candles: Add originality to the age-old tradition of lighting the unity candle with handmade candles or accessories, or spruce up reception décor with personalized candleholders that can double as favors.

Décor: Etsy’s got you covered for everything else as well, with a full line of interesting, creative, and original wedding décor items. Whether you need personalized signage, table numbers, centerpieces, or place cards, Etsy offers it all.