QUIZ: What’s Your Wedding Cake Style?

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 26, 2014


Our Cakes Editor wants to know — are you a classic buttercream-frosted couple, a glamorous raspberry champagne-flavored duo, a rustic nature-inspired twosome, or more of a beachy seashell-decorated pair? Take our quiz in WeddingWire’s SummerBook 2014 to find out and let us know your results in the comments below.

What You Should Know About Wedding Cake Toppers

Posted by csancho on Mar 26, 2014

Animal Wedding Cake Topper

Dealing with wedding cake toppers on a daily basis as a business means we get a lot of questions about all the nooks and crannies that have to do with what cake toppers are made of and how to tell if what you are getting is well, good. We have answered these questions on an individual basis — be it over the phone or through email — and have begun trying to reach a wider group of our shoppers with answers on our blog, but I feel like this is information that not only our brides would ask, but any bride with her heart set on a cake topper would want to and should know.

Let Them Eat Cake!

Posted by csancho on Aug 14, 2013

When it comes to cake designs for your wedding, there are so much to choose from! You can either go very simple and do a one-tiered wedding cake or get gypsy wedding on us and do like 10 tiers! Whatever you choose, you just have to make sure it ties with your whole wedding design and speaks YOU. Below I have put together some cake design ideas that are trending to cater to everyone’s style and personality.

Art Deco Inspired Cakes

art deco cake on lael cakes blog

art deco cakes

Art Deco Cake by Sweet and Saucy

Did you fall in love with the new Great Gatsby like we did? Designing your cakes and wedding with some sort of art deco style would be the perfect touch for a Gatsby-themed wedding. I love these cakes that incorporate the beauty of art deco with a modern touch!

Colorful and Floral Inspired Cakes

red flower cake
blue cake on once wed

Do you love color and flowers? The best and easiest way to add color and floral to your wedding are by adding them to your cake. You can ask your cake designer to not use any flowers and save money by asking your florist to add real flowers yourself!

 Simple and Chic Cakes

malibu wedding cake by sweet and saucy

once wed cake

If you have a simple white wedding and want to go for a sophisticated look then your cake should reflect that as well! The best simple cakes are the ones that are usually white or pastel. You don’t want to go too crazy with color or designs. To add a little personality you can add a little cute cake topper like one here!


Pin-Worthy Cakes

Posted by Caitlin on Nov 16, 2012

Photos (clockwise from top left): MasterPlan Events, Blue Note Bakery, Petal & Forrest and Erica O’Brien Cake Design 

Here are four wedding cakes ideas from our Pinterest board that we love, and our followers can’t seem to get enough of since they are our highest repinned wedding cakes. Consider a simple white cake with fondant flowers or fresh blooms or choose a cake that has a colorful ombre effect. Having two or three-dimensional decorating options like fondant, beads or patterns, adds an elegant feature to your cake. Tip: Make sure your cake decor is made to eat! For more wedding cake inspiration, check out our Pinterest board and discover the best wedding cake ideas from the top cake bakers.

Cake, Cupcakes or Cake Pops?

Posted by Caitlin on Sep 12, 2012

Photos (from left to right): The Divine Cupcake, Bridal Snobs

We know how couples love to switch things up and make it even more personal for their wedding day, especially with desserts. Whether it’s a traditional cake that matches your floral bouquet, a surprise cake for your groom, cupcakes, pies, ice cream sundaes or cake pops, the options are endless. Let us know what you would choose in the poll below!

Which dessert would you choose to have at your reception?

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