Saturday, March 27, 2010

Crabb-Cake and Razzle Dazzle Glitz

This weekend was a fun one! I had the pleasure of creating a wedding cake and grooms cake for Lindsey and John who were married at Palmetto Bluff, and a wedding cake for Kimberly and James who were married at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa.

Lindsey chose a 3 tier square cake with shiny champagne colored butter cream complete with white lattice quilt piping and pearl swags. It was also decorated with a pearlized band and a monogram C. The grooms cake was a Dungeness crab because Lindsey and John's last name is Crabb.

Kimberly and James had a rhinestone reception and everything was glitzy and sparkling. Their cake was no exception! The 4 tier fondant cake with an alabaster finish was trimmed in shiny silver banding and a champagne satin swag and bow. The handmade custom sugar brooch had pearls and stones set in a silver circle. Kimberly wanted the cake finished off with a rhinestone monogram H, which she purchased.

I had lots of fun creating these beautiful cakes for such wonderful clients. I wish them much happiness and many successes in their married lives!

Onto the pictures!

Close up of detail

Lights off to show butter cream shine

The Crab Cake (haha, get it crab cake) Everything is edible...legs, body, sand and shells

Kimberly and James' cake for their glitzy reception- before special lighting

After special lighting effect to show sparkling elements

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