If you’re an art lover, I have found the perfect wedding cake for you! I was browsing Finding Serendipity when I came across this masterpiece by megpi There are plenty of ways to incorporate a love of art into your wedding day Have guests paint a canvas Have guests sign a canvas Give postcards or
How cute would it be to supply gingerbread people as your favours? Gingerbread people by Gingerbread Folk They could be homemade by a relative or friend or made by your local baker. But if they are made at home the decoration could be personalized with piped icing, silver cachous, lollies for buttons, piped shoes and
One of the most delicious confections and so appropriate for wedding favours! Made by boiling sugar and water, honey and glucose, then adding this mixture to beaten eggwhites and vanilla, and beating for a period of time, and then smoothing this mixture into an edible rice paper lined tray, topping with another layer of rice
Love these cute cake toppers from Elle F Designs. Leslie can custom make toppers to your specifications- she also makes the cutest birthday cake toppers with the birthday girl (or boys!) name! They would go perfectly with a daisy themed outdoor wedding. A cake with cream or chocolate buttercream icing and sweet ribbon. Or perhaps
Lavender – the colour and smell of this special plant is refreshing and old fashioned. Lavender Champagne from Martha Stewart With a wedding theme of soft mauves and sage green, how fitting to add lavender infused favours for your guests. Packaged in soft glossy chiffon bags and tied with a few sprigs of real lavender,
Sweets or lollies are always a hit with guests at a wedding. Photo from Martha Stewart If you decide to give your guests sweets as favours how about trying something a little different to the boiled lollies with the bride and grooms names on them. Theme the sweets to the colour of your wedding such
Today is Blog Action Day, all over the web you’ll see thousands blogs all uniting for one cause in the hope to make a difference. (See last year’s entry here.) This year, the subject is poverty. Weddings and poverty is a bit of a strange combination, the two don’t really go hand in hand. But
Although we’re experiencing the first glimpses of a hot summer in Australia, the northern hemisphere is heading for the cold. Here’s some warm foodie treats for winter weddings: Photo from brides.com Instead of sweet, light and tropical cocktails consider serving something that will warm chilly guests: Hot chocolate Mulled wine Eggnog Mocha sprinkled with chocolate
These have been posted almost everywhere over the past month. I don’t care though because the photos are too gorgeous not to share! Delicious photos courtesy of event planner Amy Atlas Events Amy Atlas takes the lolly buffet/ candy table to a whole new level- colour coordination, the perfect combination of shape, height and texture
Photo by Ksenija Savic Photography The groom’s cake is a mysterious thing down here in Australia. We hear the term and the question is raised, what is a groom’s cake? The groom’s cake is a tradition hailing from Southern USA (though other sources tell me it’s from Europe). In the 1800’s, the wedding cake (a
Whining wives are often found near the wine at a wedding while whistling for a water glass. ~ Food and good wine are one of my favourite parts of planning a wedding. The drinks at your wedding can be dependent on the packages of your venue. Some may have a standard basic package
Wow! A girl writes about cupcakes and then gets a flood of emails about ‘Have you seen this?” I love your emails! Keep them coming! So today, because of the lovely emails, is called Cupcakes Cupcakes Cupcakes Part Two! I wrote about The Cupcake Courier and Anna sent me the link to Cup-A -Cake Holders.
My mind has been on cupcakes lately. I love these by Planet Cake (I adore cherries!) These too by cupcake queen Kylie Lambert of Le Cupcake I wrote about Paper Orchid’s beautiful filigree paper products in March. All laser cut, they create filigree style favour boxes, invitations and cupcake holders which are perfect for weddings.
I adore this sweet handmade bird cake topper from etsy seller Middleburg. Perfect for a spring wedding, or to fit in with the lovely vintage bird theme that’s becoming popular. The cake topper would work beautifully on a simple cake like this from Martha Stewart. Perhaps accompanied by matching blue ribbon or bunches of sweet flower buds.
At 50,000 euros, or nearly $79,000, for a case of 12, the Perrier-Jouet has launched a new concept- design your own premium champagne! Launched last week, the concept takes the Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Blanc de Blancs 2000 vintage as the base, buyers will be able to work with the cellar master Herve Deschamps in a