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How to Display Multiple Wedding Cakes

Posted March 27, 2014 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Hi, loves! It’s time for another Ask Emmaline question. This one comes from bride-to-be, Angela, who says, “I am planning a cake bar at my wedding with multiple wedding cakes instead of one cake. I plan to have different flavors for each cake but I have no idea how to display them. Any tips?” Great question! Read on to find out how to display multiple wedding cakes at your reception with one simple idea…

How to Display Multiple Wedding Cakes

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Wedding Cupcake Ideas: 3 New Finds – May 24th

Posted May 24, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Brides: if you’re serving cupcakes at your wedding instead of traditional wedding cake, don’t miss this post! We’ve rounded up three new wedding cupcake ideas to ensure your cupcakes look their very best. We’ve found adorable cupcake stands, wedding cupcake toppers, and colorful wrappers to tie into your decor. Read on for the sweet inspiration…

Wedding Cupcake Ideas

1. Cupcake Stand

When it comes to wedding cupcakes, what’s the first rule of thumb? Presentation! You’ll want to display your cupcakes on a chic stand. We love these cupcake stands using vintage china by High Tea for Alice.

Wedding Cupcake Ideas: vintage china cupcake stand (by High Tea for Alice)

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DIY Cupcake Bouquet

Posted May 10, 2013 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 5 Comments

Brides: are you serving cupcakes at your wedding? Bored of the same old display? Want to cross “centerpieces” AND “cake” off your to-do list at the same time? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve heard of the cupcake in a jar – heck, we’ve even seen cupcakes on candlesticks – but a DIY cupcake bouquet is a fresh + fun idea. Instead of displaying cupcakes on the same old tray or tower, display them in a pot instead! These rose-frosting-topped cupcake bouquets are perfect for spring and summer weddings, bridal showers, and parties, and they double as your centerpiece, too. Plus, with Mother’s Day around the corner, you have no excuse but to whip up a batch of cupcakes this weekend and give ‘em to your mom. (And, it’s EASY! Even I could make ‘em, which is saying a lot. I’m no baker.) Besides, do you know anyone who would turn down a bouquet of cupcakes? Me either. So, grab your favorite cupcake mix, delicious frosting, some decorative cupcake wrappers, and a few other easy-to-find supplies and prepare to be inspired! Be sure to check out the links at the bottom of the page for full step-by-step tutorials. Enjoy!

DIY Cupcake Bouquet Ideas

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5 DIY Fall Desserts for Weddings + Parties

Posted October 2, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Happy Tuesday! Are you enjoying the new season? I love Fall… my favorite time of year. Maybe it’s the cool breeze, the pumpkin spice coffee that I’ve been thoroughly enjoying, or the changing leaves I can see outside my office window. This scarf-wearing, cider-buying, jeans-and-sweater sporting weather is perfect for weddings and comes with some pretty tasty dessert ideas, too. If you’re looking for fall desserts to add a thematic touch to your wedding, bridal shower, or party (maybe even just kicking back on Saturday night with your honey), you’ve come to the right place. I’m sharing five of my new favorite fall desserts for weddings to try – and each includes a link to the complete do-it-yourself recipe. So, roll up those sleeves, slap on your favorite apron, grab a few of these oven mitts (I’m obsessed) and get ready try these tempting fall desserts for weddings. You can bake ‘em up and gift as favors (in to-go packaging) or share among other favorite treats on a dessert table. And, if you’re a bit of a baking amateur, just fake it ’til you make it: I think that’s the rule for beginner bakers anyway… enjoy!

5 Fall Desserts for Weddings + Parties

1. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

I’ve seen variations of this pumpkin cream cheese muffin recipe everywhere, so when delightful food blogger Christy (of The Girl Who Ate Everything) says it’s absolutely worth the time to make it, we’re going to believe her! Okay, adding this one to my own list… (Grab the recipe here!)

pumpkin cream cheese muffins - fall desserts for weddings

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Top 10 Wedding Cupcake Wrappers

Posted September 18, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! If you’ve been craving cupcakes as I have this week, you’ll appreciate this round-up of wedding cupcake wrappers sans those pesky cals. Cupcake towers are a popular choice for brides who want to ditch the traditional tiered idea – or, who want to incorporate a little added sugar to their dessert table… and dressing ‘em up is half the fun! Today we’re sharing ten hand-picked wedding cupcake wrappers to inspire your cupcake creations. Read on to see which wrappers made the list… then go out and get yourself a cupcake pronto. I know I will! Enjoy!

Top 10 Wedding Cupcake Wrappers

1. Lace Cupcake Wrappers

Made with real lace, these cupcake wrappers will make a dramatic addition to your decor! By Bailey Mama 5.

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7 Vintage Wedding Cake Stands (Fit for a Queen)

Posted May 15, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

Good Morning, loves! Today, we’re diving into the whimsical collection of vintage wedding cake stands by our friend Lisa Marie of High Tea for Alice. Lisa Marie creates some of the most incredible vintage wedding cake stands ever – and, she’s a total sweetheart. It’s no surprise, then, that her cake stands fly off the shelves – figuratively speaking, of course, as this china is quite delicate – and brides become regular clients even after the big day. If you’re planning a vintage wedding and want to add the perfect touch, consider one of these vintage wedding cake stands for your big day. Use as a dessert-topped centerpiece for each table, display two or three on your cake table as a cupcake holder, or use as a display piece. After the wedding, gift remaining stands to loved ones as a keepsake or display in your home: it even makes an elegant jewelry stand. Read on to see some of our favorite vintage wedding cake stands we know you’ll love…

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DIY Banana Split Bites

Posted April 19, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

We’re kicking off your morning with a sugar rush in a delectable bite-size serving: DIY banana split bites! If you love ice cream – and delightful desserts for guests, these DIY banana split bites are perfect for you! We spotted these treats at The Family Kitchen and we think they’d make a sweet addition to your dessert table or as favors for guests. Worried they’ll melt? Prepare + freeze in small (4 oz.) mason jars (remember when we showed you ice cream in a jar?), wrap in a thank you favor tag, and serve to guests with a spoon. Don’t forget the rainbow sprinkles… we think it’s the best part!

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DIY Sprout Cupcakes

Posted April 17, 2012 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 2 Comments

If you’re planning a nature-inspired wedding or bridal shower, you’ll love these green-inspired DIY sprout cupcakes! To make them at home, simply bake up a batch of miniature-sized chocolate cupcakes – hold the frosting – and add these sweet sugary sprout cupcake toppers by Mimicafe Union. These cupcakes look like tiny little (edible) sprouts, which are made from fondant. You can also order the cupcakes with the terra cotta pots for easy “planting”. Add a thank you tag and guests can take these DIY sprout cupcakes to go! Take a closer look…

DIY Sprout Cupcakes

Each edible “sprout” cupcake topper measures 1.5″ in diameter.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Emmaline Bride

Posted November 24, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ Leave a Comment!

Emmaline Bride would like to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving! We hope your day is filled with good family, friends, tons of yummy food and conversation to warm your hearts. We are thankful for you, our dear readers and sponsors for allowing us to spread love for handmade weddings. We love you all!

Now… we wouldn’t leave you without some DIY inspiration, would we? Check out this adorable Oreo Turkey cookie idea you can still make just in time for dessert! This photo is courtesy of Our Best Bites and was spotted via Pinterest. You may click here or on the image below to find out the entire how-to to make ‘em yourself! These oreo turkeys are made of oreos, peanut butter cups, candy corn, and more. Enjoy!

source: our best bites

Enjoy the holiday! We’ll see you back here bright and early on Friday morning.


Cookie Cake Topper, Bridal Party Cookies + More!

Posted November 2, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 5 Comments

Move over, cupcake! Cookies are back and better than ever. If you haven’t found a topper you love, we’ve done the guesswork for you in the form of a yummy cookie cake topper. These custom wedding cookies are by Katie’s Something Sweet and we love ‘em! We also rounded up a few of Katie’s other cookie creations including bridal party portrait cookies your bridesmaids and groomsmen will love. Read on to see more and find out where to buy a dozen… or twenty. We won’t tell.

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DIY Dessert Favor: Pudding in a Jar

Posted October 20, 2011 by EmmalineBride | ♥ 1 Comment

I think all guests would agree (especially Bill Cosby himself) that pudding in a jar is a grand-slam favor idea. Who doesn’t love chocolate pudding – particularly Midnight Black Chocolate Pudding – as shown below? I will never tire of treats packaged in mason jars, let alone ones that look as scrumptious as these. Spotted via Pinterest from Joy The Baker.

pudding in a jar

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