Wedding Cake Shopping Dos and Donts

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 06, 2015

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Photo courtesy of A Perfect Day

Your wedding is six months away! Ekk — and it could be time to go to your cake tasting appointment. Not sure how to maneuver shopping for the best flavor, filling, and frosting? Read our handy dandy cheat sheet here. It has the answers to all the questions you may have not thought of before you booked!

QUIZ: What’s Your Wedding Cake Style?

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 26, 2014

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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.

8 Cool DC Wedding Cakes

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 17, 2014

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Photos Courtesy of (from left to right): Buzz Bakery and Sweets by E

It’s always super sweet when couples cut their wedding cake during the reception, but it’s always cooler to see what it looks like on the outside and inside, right? Check out our favorite designs from local Washington, DC cake bakers like the latest trend amongst celebrities Tamra Barney and Kaley Cuoco suspending their cake in midair, even upside down, to ombre, yes it’s still in, shades from dark to light and channeling your school spirit with Georgetown Hoya toppers to creating a monogrammed logo with your new initials.

What You Should Know About Wedding Cake Toppers

Posted by csancho on Mar 26, 2014

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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.

How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Cake Topper

Posted by csancho on Mar 19, 2014

How to Choose Between Contemporary, Novelty, and Traditional Wedding Cake Toppers

When choosing your wedding cake design, you are going to have to take into consideration that wedding cake topper. Of course, you will be designing a wedding cake that will fit in or coordinate with your wedding colors and theme, and with so many different options, you really have to do the same with your wedding cake topper. That may seem like a “duh” moment, but if you have had your heart set on using the most darling little surfer dude and chick salt and pepper shaker that you think is just too cute and totally you to not pass up, but then you have a very traditional black-tie, red roses wedding, the cake topper will look out of place. The same will go in reverse. It is important that your wedding cake topper is unique to you, but in order to create a cohesive wedding look, you need to make sure that uniquely yours wedding cake topper coordinates with the vintage lantern and daisy centerpieces. Let’s take a look at some criteria that will help you navigate and decide what type of cake topper will fit into your wedding theme.