Choose Your Wedding Cake To Suit Your PersonalityWritten by Sher Matsen
The job of choosing right wedding cake style is responsibility of both future bride and groom. The style of cake you’ll choose will largely depend on wedding theme and size of wedding. You’ll want to be sure your cake is large enough for all attending guests to receive a piece. If you’re having a super large wedding you can always have two cakes. In fact, a new trend is for there to be a bride cake and a grooms cake.
It can actually be quite a fun event where you can let a little bit of creativity flow. The solution to a "no stress" cake selection is simply knowing what you need and doing your research before hand. The information below will assist you in making sure you've got your icing covered! The wedding cake is usually cut into small slices, packaged and tied with a ribbon for your guests to take home. You can also serve your cake for dessert. A cake large enough to serve all your guests may cost more but by same token you eliminate cost of dessert from your catering budget.
Choose a cake that you both enjoy. The size of cake is directly related to size of your wedding and your budget.
If your budget for your wedding is low or you just do not wish to pay very much for your cake. If your budget is small, check around with friends and family – there may be someone who has expertise to do your wedding cake for a fraction of cost. Friends, family, magazines, your local bakery, and internet are all great places to get ideas about types of cakes available. Or go crazy and get cake you’ve always dreamed of having.
Types of Wedding Cakes There are many types of wedding cakes you can choose for your wedding depending on your budget and size of your wedding. Here are just a choices Small or large round cake Small or large sheet cake Single level wedding cake Multi level wedding cake Themed wedding cake – for example for a beach wedding you might tie seashells into your cake, or have a sandy textured icing. Fresh flowers on your wedding cake Icing flowers on your wedding cake Silk flowers on your wedding cake Match your cake with colors of your wedding theme – colors of flowers or color of your bridesmaid dresses are popular choices Traditional wedding cake is fruit cake with white icing
What Color Is Best For The Bride?Written by Sher Matsen
There’s white and then there’s white, then there is all kinds of wonderful pastel colors that make beautiful wedding gowns. If your are not sure what color is best here’s some helpful hints.
Many brides prefer to stay with traditional white and that’s just fine, but remember there are all kinds of shades of white as well, so pick a shade that works well with your skin color. Remember when choosing your bridesmaid’s dresses to consider their skin tone also.
While your hair and eye color play a role in choosing a flattering fabric, your skin tone plays most important role. Your body is largest feature and one people will notice first.
Before you start gown hunting take time to determine your skin tone. Is it warm or cool? An old trick to help determine skin tone is to have a look at veins on inside of your wrist. Are they bluish tone or greenish tone? Blue veins indicate a cool skin tone. Green veins indicate a warm skin tone. Another way to tell is by how your skin tans. Women who tend to burn usually have cool skin tones. Woman who tan easily usually have warm skin tones. The third way to tell is to have a look at your face in mirror [you naked face – no makeup applied] If your skin is fair to medium and has a pink, red, or blue tone then you’re a cool skin tone. If your skin is fair to medium and has more of an olive or golden tone then your skin tone is warm.
Women with cool skin tones look best in: cool white, pure white, silver white, ice blue, pale pink, barely blue. Cool tones can wear vivid blues and reds, deep emerald greens, plums, and pure black. All of softer pastels from blues to roses enhance cool skin tones. Lemon yellows, rich ruby and sapphire also look great. Your makeup should include cool colors such as pinks and lilacs. Cool toned people will look best in blue based colors.