Post # 1
The time has come to order our cake and there are so many options!
#1 Initially I was thinking clean & classic, with this dot pattern that matches some of the photo frames we’re using for the seating plan and table numbers and fresh flowers to match the rest of the tables (light pink, apricot and white)
But while I loved this idea yesterday, today it just seems too plain and it SCREAMS “Classic wedding cake” and honestly I want something with a different feel or some sort of uniqueness … I think??!!
#Option 2 would be to have a lace design on the cake? She says she can pipe the design from our invites onto it, which is the same as my dress. I guess it would look something along the lines of this, but with the pattern just on one tier
#Option 3 … this is what I’m now leaning much more towards, a much less “perfectly perfect” buttercream finish… (in white)
Help? Advice? Other suggestions?!
Oh, and I’m buying this cake topper for the top. I’ve had it pinned, no joke, for 41 weeks 😉
My theme is (loosely) vintage, it’s kind of fallen apart to some extent (vintage wedding in fairly modern venue = fail) but I want to maintain that as much as possible.
Post # 3
I like #3/4 the best. I like that its not so perfect, which I also think makes it look more appetizing
Post # 4
- Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast
The texture of the buttercream finish will visually work best with your cake topper. Besides, buttercream tastes better. IMO, taste always wins. 🙂
Post # 5
@goingtotherooftopoflove: Are Options 1 and 2 fondant? If so, I would go with Option #3 purely on taste. For myself, I’m not a fan of the “less perfect” buttercream look, but I would definitely prefer it over anything with fondant, and it does seem to go well with your vintage theme and topper.
Post # 6
I think your cake topper will work best with cake #3.
Post # 7
@goingtotherooftopoflove: Buttercream! It will look awesome with your cake topper!
Post # 8
@Jen041815: +1, ANYTHING without fondant!!!!!
Post # 9
I’m all for the buttercream finish, thats what we’re having! I think it fits your theme the best and goes the best with your cake topper.
Post # 10
Cake number 2 is absolutely wonderful. I wish I would have seen that one 🙂
Post # 11
Buttercream over fondant ANY DAY!
Post # 12
Sounds like the masses are calling for buttercream… sounds yummy to me!!!!
FH said he was fine with it too but I could tell he didn’t really care (nor would he understand the difference between fondant & buttercream).
All these photos are cakes done by our baker, she’s wonderful! Just have to share this one she did which would be my choice if I had a million bucks… those are all sugar paste flowers!
Post # 13
#3 made me gasp. I voted, and apparently alot agree with me! haha
Post # 14
I’m on board with cake #3 fitting best with the toppers, plus it’s a simple way to fit something a little vintage in!
Post # 15
@goingtotherooftopoflove: Something about the buttercream being all artistically smooshed just makes me want to plant my face into it. Mmmm.
Post # 16
Buttercream! Fondant tastes yuck (I don’t care what anyone says, it’s not nice!), and it’s so much more expensive too! We are having a loosely vintage theme too, and we went with buttercream for the perfectly-imperfect look.