When planning your wedding there are so many things that need to be taken care of, so many little details that can’t go unchecked, because if something is missed, it could throw off the entire outcome of your big day. You have to think about your outfit, your bridesmaid’s outfits, your wedding flowers, seating charts and many other tasks. Everything can be a little overwhelming, especially when you do not know where to start.
Creating your wedding cake is one of the many wedding tasks that will be considered a top priority, but honesty, its creation does not have to be as overwhelming as it seems. Here at I Thee Wed, we want to ensure that your wedding planning flows with ease, which is why we have gathered some top tips to creating a successful wedding cake, so be sure to continue reading for some advice:
· Choose the best bakery. There are a lot of options when looking for that perfect bakery, as you have the larger chain stores that have a bakery inside, and then you have the mom and pop shops that turn out a more unique and personalized cakes. When contemplating a bakery, be sure to do research on it; Look up reviews, ask around and do not forget to take into consideration the way you are treated when you first go in to look at cakes.
· Create a style. It is common to match your wedding cake to the theme of your big day, or to even keep it simple with fondant flowers that complement your colors or even your bouquet. However, there are so many more options that many brides may not have even considered, such as designing your cake to be unique to you and your spouse, by recreating a treasured memory and incorporating it within your design. No matter what style you choose, be sure it reflects your overall vision in a beautiful way.
· Planning. Timing is everything when planning your wedding, from your wedding date to the actual time of your wedding and reception, each detail is important. Your wedding cake cutting ceremony is an important part of your reception, so it should be timed just perfectly. Consider a time for your cake cutting when it will be easy to get the attention of your guests; If you wait until after the reception, everyone is dancing and drinking, so it may be difficult to regroup everyone and keep their attention. No matter what time you choose, it is important to make sure that your photographer is in the loop, so they can get all of the best shots.
Utilizing these tips will help you to create the perfect wedding cake for you and your partner, allowing it to shine during your reception. Here at I Thee Wed, we strive to create your entire wedding planning process to be a piece of cake, so be sure to contact us today and schedule your complimentary consultation for the planning of your great Cincinnati area wedding today.
Photo credit for photos 1 & 2: Leppert Photography
Photo credit for photos 3 & 4: Steve Lyons Photography