Memorable cake toppers

Nothing describes the generational differences better than cake toppers .

hey have become intricate , funny and personalized , not your usual cookie cutter run of the mill cake toppers .

Here are a few that that caught my eye .

This reminds me of a couple of stories I’ve heard from friends saying ‘ I should not have taught her to ….’ I could think of a couple endings …. fish,shoot,drive ha ha there are many MANY MORE .

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I love this because it shows not all marriages are picture perfect , the older cake toppers gave that false sense of a fairytale ending while in actual fact , every partner to a relationship has their good and bad qualities , the fact that you are marrying that person just shows you accept both and love both , so even though this is a tongue in cheek topper , its  symbolism has far greater meaning than any traditional cake topper will have .

 

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The Millennial’s – always connected .

 

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We joke about who wears the pants in the family , I love that this is true and honest .

‘My big fat Greek Wedding quote ‘ –

Toula: Ma, Dad is so stubborn. What he says goes. “Ah, the man is the head of the household!

Maria: Let me tell you something, Toula. The man is the head, but the woman is the neck. And she can turn the head any way she wants.

 

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actions speak louder than words ….

 

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Dare to be different , colours , shapes sizes , a perfect wedding is not a memorable one , a wedding that best describes the celebration of your relationship is memorable , so if your into Harley’s or Dogs make it a memorable one by being the best YOU ,you two can be .

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I would love to hear your thoughts and pictures of any MEMORABLE cake toppers you have come across .

Have a cakealiscious day 😉

My top 5 Bottle cakes

I have my own cake business and I understand how hard it is to make cakes look this good , Clients always have this Idea (modal replica) in their minds and it is our job as cake designers to fulfill that brief . so cheers to all who have put the blood sweat and tears into producing wonderful edible works of art .

so without further adieu here is my top 5

1) this is a stunning piece , the colours , the shine and the label artwork , as well as the angles of the bottle are spot on , they even got that funny dip at the bottom of the bottle , Genius !!!

Wine time !!!

2) This particularly caught my eye because of the beautiful amber colour of the cake mimicking the smooth velvety liquid of Cognac , as well as the small details such as the writing and embossed leaves .

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3) The exact shape !!!!  the hardest part of making a bottle cake is the shape , and this person got it spot on !!

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4) I love how this person mimicked what light does to alcohol in a bottle with those varying wavelengths of of golden hues . The smallest details were considered .

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5) Last but not least my very own Captain Morgan cake with hand painted label – it may not be a stunner shape as the ones above , but it certainly is one of my favorite cakes of all time

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All this had made me thirsty …..

For Tea !!! I don’t think my liver could handle all this cake that looks so  deceptively good

Ciao for now

5 Weekend drinks to get the party started

Some of my best memories I have revolve around pasta machines , tequila and tirimisu

Seemingly dissimilar , but under the right circumstances they made devilishly divine memories

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1. Apple Martini  –  I would add a shot of apple sours for the slight tang , as well as everyone’s sour face makes for a great pre party photo opp

http://cocktailrecipes.co.za/recipe/apple-martini

2. Gluehwein  –  My winter indulgence , guaranteed to get any party started quickly

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/gluehwein/

3. Cosmolito  –  why , cranberry juice , that’s why .

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4. A Saturday Afternoon  –  the name says it all , imagine your on an island , soft breeze flowing gently  , sipping your cocktail as you watch the waves ebb back and forth as the hammock your laying in gently rocks side to side  ….

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5.Frozen Peach Margarita’s –  to end off a Tooty Fruity weekend

http://www.marthastewart.com/313180/frozen-peach-margaritas

My top 5  ,  they are great for entertaining , can be made in advance  , and pair wonderfully with either a sit down or barbecue style dinner / lunch / brunch .

Have a great weekend

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