While we all know the bride and groom are the center of attention at the wedding (and in some cases, just the bride), most couples would agree if it was truly just about them, they would elope. When you throw a big wedding bash, you're essentially throwing your guests a party, so you want it to be fun and memorable. From the entertaining to the interactive, here are some creative ways beyond the dance floor to get your family and friends out of their seats and having a ball.
With so many wedding cake options available, where do you even start? It's totally normal to feel overwhelmed, which is why we've done the work and rounded up the most beautiful, stunning cakes in existence. You'll find something for every taste, from supertraditional to ultramodern and everything in between. It's so hard to pick a favorite, but hopefully you'll find the look for you among the sweet inspiration. Get clicking, and start swooning!
I've always loved the idea of a matrimonial signature drink, but frankly, I'm just not imaginative enough to come up with my own. For those of us who are mixologically challenged, fear not: there's a plethora of creative and classic concoctions that will add a personal stamp to your wedding celebration. If crafting a bartending masterpiece isn't your forte, use these cocktail ideas as inspiration for a unique reception experience and tell us: what did you (or do you plan to) serve to toast your nuptials?
— Additional reporting by Lisette Mejia
Remember the wedding you've been dreaming of since you were a little girl? The one filled with romantic details and pinks and pearls here and there? Well, here are some desserts that are just the, err, icing on the cake. These 25 feminine creations are romantic, whimsical, and dainty all at once, whether it's because of their heart designs or their pastel hues. In other words: they're just downright beautiful. Click on to check 'em out.
As foodies, we know you can never have too many sweets, making dessert tables the perfect complement to your wedding cake. In fact, these tables are increasingly becoming the star of the show, showcasing a couple's favorite treats. Keeping your theme and your love for sweets in mind, we found dessert tables fitting for all weddings. Whether you're the rustic or romantic type, rest assured your sweet tooth will be satisfied.
Although florals and frills can make a grand impact on a wedding cake, so too can geometric shapes, mod detail, and other unexpected contemporary flourishes. For the nontraditional couple, we've rounded up 25 eye-popping cakes that are guaranteed to serve guests an impressive bite. Take a peek and get inspired!
These days, food trucks are no faux pas when it comes to wedding catering. They're a cheap, trendy way to get good, fresh food out to guests on the fly, and guests are excited to see trucks they know and love at your wedding. However, this is a wedding — not a street fair — after all, so here's how you should do food trucks the right way at your wedding.
Whether you're going the DIY route and asking a friend or family member to bake up a cake, or working with a pastry shop, wedding cake design doesn't stop at aesthetics. From ultratraditional (triple chocolate) to tropical and trendy (coconut passion fruit), these flavor combinations will help inspire the most important aspect of your cake: what's inside. Consider our suggestions as just that, the baker or bakery you're working with will likely have ideas of their own, and many of these flavor combinations can be mixed and matched as well. You're sure to be truly inspired: just keep reading.
You won't find any frills or fuss here. When it comes to wedding cakes, grandiose designs don't always cut it. That's why we've rounded up cakes without all the pomp and circumstance for couples with sleek and simple style. And remember: just because you're looking for cakes on the plain side of things doesn't mean you have to settle for boring. Quite the opposite, these 25 cakes (and two bonus ones) come with a little extra something special.
Get ready, because you'll want to bookmark all of these classic wedding cakes. While so many today come in all different shapes and styles, we're loving timeless cakes that you'll want to bite into even when looking at pictures of your big day years from now. We're talking cascading flowers, ruffles, lace, and more dainty details. Ahead, check out the sweet stunners.