Trends in the Wedding Cake World

  • Butter cream & fondant cakes
  • Popular flavors: vanilla bean & sponge, almond, lemon, red velvet, carrot, & spice
  • Nontraditional flavors: gingerbread, espresso, hazelnut, pomegranate, passion fruit, wild blueberry, chocolate orange & fig
  • Taller and taller cakes
  • Exceptional grooms’ cakes
  • 2-tier cakes (for a rustic or casual wedding)
  • Cake stands
  • Dessert tables: cake, tarts, cupcakes, bars, cakepops, candies, & pies
  • Big single flower on cake
  • Monochromatic black & white cakes
  • Centerpiece cakes
  • Vintage details
  • Imitating dress details: embroidery, lace, ribbons, sashes, jewels, drapes, ruffles, quilting, pleats, buttons, bows & brooches
  • Cupcakes
  • Square layered cakes
  • 3-tiered stacked cakes
  • Ruffles
  • Intricate floral designs
  • Textured cakes
  • Monogrammed cakes
  • Topsy-turvy whimsical cakes
  • Chocolate covered cakes
  • Different colored fondant
  • Simple, yet elegant cakes
  • Couture cakes-minimalist
  • Pearl embellishments
  • Butterflies
  • Flowers: peonies, tulips, wild roses & magnolias
  • Shapely cakes
  • Themed wedding cake toppers

Thanks to Parkhurst Dining Services for designing the beautiful wedding cake pictured above!

About Trends To Traditions

From a complimentary consultation to all inclusive coordination, we offer customized packages and guidance for over 70 possible wedding aspects and service providers. We serve the couple as: coordinator, director, etiquette coach, business manager, family mediator, creative planner, referee, and friend. We evaluate the couple’s needs and desires and match them to the vendors who will best meet their criteria. We help them budget most appropriately, according to their priorities. As Pittsburgh Wedding Planners, we negotiate for better prices and perks. We orchestrate the event from start to finish or simply help a client find one specific service. Katherine Shaw, owner, graduated from Theatre and Film school in 1992. Until the turn of the century, she planned events for the NFL, NHL, the AFL, and the WB network. She is certified as a Wedding Director through the National Bridal Service, is a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants, and has coordinated at least partial aspects of over 600 weddings and events in her career. She is supported by a talented staff with an impressive and diverse background. View all posts by Trends To Traditions

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