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Monday, January 24, 2011

DIY Wedding Cakes


Martha Stewart Weddings claims these beauties are DIYable for your (or someone else's) wedding. I think that might be true if you're already artsy, crafty, bakey, etc. However, as one of the recently engaged, I'm not so sure, even though I am already artsy, crafty, bakey, and kind of an overachiever. What do you think? Is it crazy for a bride to take on her own wedding cake?

5 comments:

  1. Crazy...absolutely crazy...

    But, that being said, you might like a brief respite in the kitchen.

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  2. i saw these in the magazine and clipped it out quick! love them all. too bad i can only chose one lol
    ~jenn
    www.FrugalBride.tk

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  3. Daniel, I'm leaning towards crazy, but I have this voice in the back of my head telling me I should do it, partly just to say I did it! not good...

    Jenn- I'm too cheap to buy the magazine, but the website is great and there's always the library :) Are you going to make your own?

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  4. Making your own cake sounds doable...but very involved in one single detail when you also have to keep in mind the big picture. Making a cake for someone else sounds like a great wedding present though, especially for these couples who have been living together forever and have all the necessary home items. I love the _Living_ photography but *sigh* how DYI are those projects, really?

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  5. E.B.- that's a good point, and I guess the bride is supposed to get *some* sleep before the big day.

    I have heard of a wedding where several relatives/friends each made a tier of the cake, which sounds fun. So for a 5 tiered cake, one person would be assigned each layer and then they can really easily be all different flavors/dietary needs

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