PINTEREST, BEST CAKE EVER & PHOTO CREDITING | Editor’s Notes + Bambino, The Credit Mascot | Also, I can no longer say, “I’ve never seen a porn star in Vera Wang.”

PINTEREST, BEST CAKE EVER & PHOTO CREDITING | Editor’s Notes + Bambino, The Credit Mascot | Also, I can no longer say, “I’ve never seen a porn star in Vera Wang.”

FYI, ↑ these cakes ↑ have got me by the balls. First things first – happy weekend, folks!  An early Saturday morning post is happening right now.  Yes, literally.  It’s like midnight.  This is happening, in part, because I feel like communicating with you all before we inevitably lose power this weekend, but mostly because [...]

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CHIC DIY WEDDING IDEAS ON A BUDGET | XOXO & Flag Cake Topper Set! | by The Inspired Bride

CHIC DIY WEDDING IDEAS ON A BUDGET | XOXO & Flag Cake Topper Set! | by The Inspired Bride

Hello everyone!  My name is Maddy, and I write the wedding design blog the Inspired Bride.  I’m really happy to help out Alison while she’s out of town. There’s been a lot of conversations lately about styled shoots, and what’s really feasible for brides.  I think as bloggers, it’s really easy for us to get [...]

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PRETTIES + FUNNIES | I’m headed to Laguna for a wedding, but not before I share my FAVE GOWN EVER.

PRETTIES + FUNNIES | I’m headed to Laguna for a wedding, but not before I share my FAVE GOWN EVER.

Hello and welcome to Friday, friendlies!  As many of you already know, yours truly is heading out to Laguna Beach for a wedding this weekend (translation: rehearsal dinner Fri, wedding Sat, brunch Sun), so TKB’s on break ’til Monday, at which point your faces will collectively be struck by the loving but firm hands of [...]

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RUFFLES, FRILLS AND PETALS | wedding inspiration | Cakes + dresses + accessories. Also… The Bachelor. Sigh.

RUFFLES, FRILLS AND PETALS | wedding inspiration | Cakes + dresses + accessories. Also… The Bachelor. Sigh.

So, we watched The Bachelor last night.  (barf) First of all… raise your hand if you want to sleep in a tree house in Africa, in an open field, among lions, tigers and elephants, seemingly sans a private bathroom, with a guy who seems incapable of making eye contact.

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CONFECTION INSPIRATION | Remember the cuppie-cake from “The New Monogamy?” Hello Naomi strikes again…

CONFECTION INSPIRATION | Remember the cuppie-cake from “The New Monogamy?” Hello Naomi strikes again…

So, it’s snowing again. 

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{#2} HAVE YOUR CAKE + EAT IT, TOO! | And the winner of our wedding photography giveaway with Gem Photo is….

{#2} HAVE YOUR CAKE + EAT IT, TOO! | And the winner of our wedding photography giveaway with Gem Photo is….

CONGRATULATIONS TO……..

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WEDDING + HOLIDAY CONFECTION SUGGESTIONS | edible art edition | You want pretty? You got pretty.

WEDDING + HOLIDAY CONFECTION SUGGESTIONS | edible art edition | You want pretty? You got pretty.

I have a new obsession. The only problem is that, for it, I have very few words.  (“I have no words” isn’t in my vocabulary.) 

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WEDDING TRENDS | Part I | The Dessert Buffet: Why it Rules.

WEDDING TRENDS | Part I | The Dessert Buffet: Why it Rules.

Happy Monday, everyone!  How’s everyone holding up?  As most of you probably expected, I had a pretty fantastic Saturday, to rub it in, and then a pretty hectic Sunday, for good measure.  So I think it’s safe to say I broke even this weekend.  Good times! So… umm… I’m still a little stuck on yellow…

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CLASSIC SOUTHERN WEDDING | Cuppie-cake love and underwear shopping…

CLASSIC SOUTHERN WEDDING | Cuppie-cake love and underwear shopping…

Happy Monday, y’all!  Did you guys enjoy your weekends?  It felt like this one went by at warp speed for me, but there were a couple of serious highlights: I bought a brand new pair of amazing ruffled

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“THE NEW MONOGAMY” | Wonder What Your Partner Is Thinking? | Also, “The New Wedding Cake!”

“THE NEW MONOGAMY” | Wonder What Your Partner Is Thinking? | Also, “The New Wedding Cake!”

Update from the Editor (that’s me!)… This post has garnered a lot of attention, as one might expect.  It’s quite a digression from what I typically post (well, save for the cuppie-cake aspect).  However, as we plan one of the most exciting and personal days of our lives, we can’t allow ourselves to ignore one [...]

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WEDDING CAKE VS WEDDING CUPCAKES | Love ‘em both? Here’s what to do…

WEDDING CAKE VS WEDDING CUPCAKES | Love ‘em both? Here’s what to do…

Happy Wednesday, my loves.  Let me share with you my morning…

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WEDDING CAKE OBSESSION | You will die when you see this…

WEDDING CAKE OBSESSION | You will die when you see this…

Ok, first, two things, then we’ll get back to the amazecakes: I feel like I never get to plop down in front of the ol’ tele and veg out anymore – I try to catch a few useless time-wasters, aka, The Hills and The Bachelorette, when I can, but I feel like it’s a chore [...]

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PARTY PALETTE LOVE | apples, milk cartons and composition books | Guess the shower theme? *Duh*

PARTY PALETTE LOVE | apples, milk cartons and composition books | Guess the shower theme? *Duh*

Breaking the hell away from Easter for a second, here.  (I didn’t think it was possible to be on pastel overload.  But here we are.) *** I discovered this totally not too cool for school baby shower over on Amy Atlas‘ blog, Sweet Designs.  The photographs are by Whitney Smith Photography.  This is so awesome, [...]

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{ DESSERT + FAVOR LOVE } Vintage Design Cake Boxes, Cupcake Wrappers and Cones!

{ DESSERT + FAVOR LOVE } Vintage Design Cake Boxes, Cupcake Wrappers and Cones!

Morning, everyone!  Just yesterday, I received in the mail my beloved Cox & Cox catalog.  As per usual, it’s filled to the brim with the most delightful details one could ask for in a wedding and, as per usual, it’s got me all hot and bothered.  Peculiar how pretty little tchotchkes can do that to [...]

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{ CUPCAKE LOVE } FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS ♡ Part II: Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes, with Violet Decorations!

{ CUPCAKE LOVE } FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS ♡ Part II: Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes, with Violet Decorations!

My Mom loves Ina Garten.  She doesn’t just enjoy her, she doesn’t just get a kick out of her, she LOOOOOOOVES her show.  And when her show is on the tele, guess who gets a call?  That’s right.  But you know what?  I love it.  I look forward to it. And that’s because she clues [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS ♡ Part I { CAKE LOVE } Wedding Cake Inspiration Tool!

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS ♡ Part I { CAKE LOVE } Wedding Cake Inspiration Tool!

I found this tool on Brides.com and it entertained me so much, that I just had to share it with you guys.  {Let me know what YOU think of it!} If you’ve been struggling to figure out the perfect color combination and design for your wedding cake, here’s a nifty little solution.  It’s not unlike [...]

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RICE KRISPIE TREATS LOVE | wedding cake creativity | I Mean, Why Not?

RICE KRISPIE TREATS LOVE | wedding cake creativity | I Mean, Why Not?

I went to the grocery store on an empty stomach today, so naturally I left with mini marshmallows so I could make a childhood favorite – sweet, delicious Rice Krispie Treats. When I got home, I thought, “Rice Krispie Treat wedding cake.  I know somebody has done this.”  And I googled it.  Here’s what I [...]

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FREE TICKET LOVE ☺ Wedding Bootcamp! ~ By The Wedding Salon & Dylan’s Candy Bar

FREE TICKET LOVE ☺ Wedding Bootcamp! ~ By The Wedding Salon & Dylan’s Candy Bar

Wanna feel like a kid in a candy store?  Like, for reals? Then I suggest attending The Wedding Bootcamp, brought to you by The Wedding Salon & Dylan’s Candy Bar!  If you decide to go, don’t miss out on this sweet deal… You and a friend can go… for freeeeeeeeee! Just click here to go to [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS! ✿ BAM Bridal Fair, Jump for My Love, Free Printables, and Cupcake Envy ✿ All in a Day’s Wedding Blogging.

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS! ✿ BAM Bridal Fair, Jump for My Love, Free Printables, and Cupcake Envy ✿ All in a Day’s Wedding Blogging.

Strap in, here we go!  RAPID FIRE First things first: are you going to the Brooklyn Bridal Fair at BAM this Sunday at 2:00pm? Jillian (of 100 Layer Cake) will be there, among others, showing off what I suspect will be some ab-fab tablescape ideas.  The ladies over at 100 Layer Cake also clued us in to [...]

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DESSERT LOVE | I ♥ pb + chocolate sandwich cookies | The Treats Truck, on a Block Near You… and Maybe Even at Your Wedding?

DESSERT LOVE | I ♥ pb + chocolate sandwich cookies | The Treats Truck, on a Block Near You… and Maybe Even at Your Wedding?

So, this story dates back to Saturday, February 20 – the day of that fabulous Wedding Party event (about which you can read more here, here, here and, umm, oh yeah here.  I have a lot more content to post on that, by the way.  I’ve just been distracted by other things, like that peanut [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS! | parties + pin ups + pastels | Wedding Decor I Adore, Plus More :)

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS! | parties + pin ups + pastels | Wedding Decor I Adore, Plus More :)

I’ll be at the NYC version of this on Saturday!  Here’s the 411 on it… Darcy will be there! Oh, and how ’bout a Vera Wang runway show?  I’ll take it. Some AMAZING decoration inspiration from Imprintables… A J.Crew bikini I’ve been coveting, and think would be parfait for a honeymoon… A little boudoir shoot [...]

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VALENTINE’S DAY INSPIRED GOODNESS | couldn’t help myself! | A LOT More Treats in Time for Sunday (Sort of…)

VALENTINE’S DAY INSPIRED GOODNESS | couldn’t help myself! | A LOT More Treats in Time for Sunday (Sort of…)

Gotta start off with this little gem from Paper Pastries… Aaaand these little gems, too, ‘cuz they’re adorable and I need to get it out of my system… I like that one ‘cuz that’s where I am. :) I realize V-Day’s, like, a second away, and you can’t exactly get them in time for the [...]

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