Posts Tagged ‘wedding cake’

4 vintage 1980s wedding looks for an alternative bride

4 vintage 1980s wedding looks for an alternative bride

When we talk about vintage weddings, a 1980s wedding is not always the era that springs to mind as we tend to equate them with large “meringue style” dresses which most of us don’t want to wear, however there are some great looks out there. The 1980s was an era of excess and this also […] Read more…

13 Glorious Chocolate Wedding Cakes For Chocolate Week

13 Glorious Chocolate Wedding Cakes For Chocolate Week

This week is Chocolate Week here in the UK – not sure why, but I thought it a great opportunity to share lots of chocolate inspiration for you to drool over. So while I tuck into dark chocolate sprinkles on my porridge, here are 13 chocolate wedding cakes designed and made by some of my […] Read more…

Ordering wedding cake: How much do you really need?

Ordering wedding cake: How much do you really need?

So you know what style of wedding cake you want after extensive research on Pinterest and blog posts like our one featuring our favourite cakes of the moment  but how do you know how big it needs to be for all your guests. Today, Laura Moyle from Pudding Fairy shares everything you need to know […] Read more…

Wedding Cake Trends Metallic

The Wedding Cake Trends That Your Guests Will Love

Wedding cakes are getting more like works of art and the ones that we see at our shows are breathtaking. Today Laura from Cakes by Yolk shares with us the current wedding cake trends that you (and your guests) will love. Wedding Cake Trends: The Semi-Naked Wedding Cake This is a cleaner, slightly smarter update […] Read more…

Rustic Wedding Cake by French Made at the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Rustic Wedding Cake Ideas

Today we catch up with Lauren Delpech, the talented designer and baker behind French Made to hear more about the rustic wedding trend and which cakes to choose if you are embracing this style. “Relaxed barn weddings decorated with nature-inspired items such as mason jars, lace, branches and lanterns have been very popular for a few […] Read more…

Wedding Cake by Pink Cocoa as shown at the National Vintage Wedding Fair

How to preserve the top of your wedding cake

Do you fancy saving part of your wedding cake to use as a 1st anniversary cake or even a Christening cake?  We love this age old tradition at National Vintage Wedding fair and in todays blog we show you a few tips that can help you do it successfully: Firstly, it may sound obvious bit […] Read more…

The history of fruit cake wedding cakes

The wedding cake is an ancient tradition dating back to Roman and Medieval times. Back then a stack of buns would be used instead of a tiered cake but the symbolism was still the same. Over the centuries there have been many traditions created surrounding the cake and it still remains an important aspect of any wedding. But would […] Read more…

Everything Etsy! Five irresistible cupcakes

If you are currently planning a vintage wedding, or looking for wedding inspiration we suspect you will be quite familiar with handmade and vintage marketplace Etsy. Selling products from around the world it is a wonderful collection of bespoke items you just won’t find anywhere else, the hardest part is making a choice! Todays Etsy […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: Keeping the first tier of the wedding cake

To understand this tradition, you have to think back to the old rhyme: “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage!” It used to be thought that once a wedding took place, a baby was going to come shortly after, so therefore the wedding and christening ceremonies were often […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: Sending Cake in the Post

These days it has become traditional to cut the cake at your wedding reception following the meal, speeches and gift giving. It is the last formal part of the wedding and marks the end of the reception – although, these days, the reception will very often carry on unbroken into the evening party.  The bride and […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: Wedding cake pillars

In todays wedding memories we remember when all wedding cakes were separated by columns.  Its is surprising how quickly things fall out of favour and in the last 10 years it has become quite rare to see cakes separated in the way.  Replaced by stacked cakes and wedding cake stands that make the tiers ‘float’ […] Read more…

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