beach themed wedding

Nautical Themed Wedding Cake Ideas

When it comes to a nautical themed wedding, I personally envision a stylish east coast preppy wedding.  Think the Kennedy's sailing on their yacht near Hyannisport on Cape Cod.  The nautical motif usually incorporates things like sailboats, lighthouses, Adirondack chairs, anchors, and beach items such as starfish and sand dollars.  And when it comes to the color scheme, think blue, green and white with a hint of khaki mixed in here and there.   With all that in mind, I set out on a quest to find some of my favorite nautical themed cakes at Flickr.  You can see a collage of my favorites below: As you can see from all the photos above, I generally prefer a white fondant or buttercream base for the cake color.  That way, the designer


Beach Wedding Cupcake Ideas

Having trouble deciding on a cake theme for your beach wedding? Well there is no need to worry!  In my previous post, I gave you some ideas as well as a photo collage of my favorite beach inspired wedding cakes.  So in this post, I thought I'd share my thoughts and ideas regarding cupcakes for a beach wedding. One of the biggest trends in wedding cakes this year is the fact that more and more brides are utilizing cupcakes instead of traditional layered wedding cakes.  Generally cupcakes are less expensive and guests love getting their own individual dessert that they can either enjoy at the reception or take home with them in a little cupcake favor box. Like the large beach cakes, small cupcakes tend to incorporate the same types of


Beach Wedding Favor Ideas

If you are having a beach wedding or seaside event, then you've realized that there are endless possibilities when it comes to wedding favors.  In the photo collage below, I've pulled together some of my favorite choices that cover the gamut of beach styles from casual to elegant. Having a casual beach wedding? Flip-flop themed favors are the perfect choice  for a casual wedding.  Choose from personalized lemonade packets, luggage tags, notebooks, and place card holders that all feature a flip-flop motif.  And don't forget about the margarita or cosmopolitan drink mix favors.  Personally, I can't think of anything better than digging my toes into the sand, kicking back on a chaise lounge and sipping a margarita on a sunny beach in


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