Bohemian Art Deco Shoot

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As some of you may have noticed, I have been absent for the past couple weeks. I was away on vacation to visit my family in England!

Upon my return, I found out that a photo shoot {that I contributed a cake to} was featured in 100 Layer Cake, YAY! Stephanie Collins and Emily Hegg of Tasteful Tatters were the masterminds behind this beautiful, bohemian shoot. The pair chose a fairly neutral palette with accents of mint, turquoise and gold which gave the shoot a soft but contemporary feel to it.

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For the cake, I wanted to keep in modern but pretty enough to be a wedding cake.  The bride’s dress was a huge inspiration for the whole concept of the shoot and I wanted that to be carried through with the design of the cake. The top tier, 3 overlapping triangles with hints of gold; the middle, 2 horizontal lines; the bottom, a gold-painted, diamond stencil design.

The stencil design was a DIY project. I knew that I wanted to have the tribal shapes but I didn’t want to cut out a million tiny pieces of fondant and arrange them in a dysfunctional puzzle. So, I made a stencil. You can find blank sheets of stencil paper in most craft stores. Just trace or draw your design onto the sheet and cut out carefully with an exacto knife. Voila! A custom, unique stencil for a fraction of what you would pay for a premade one and the results are incredible.

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Thank you all for stopping by, be sure to head over to 100 Layer Cake to see more beautiful photos from this shoot!

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Photography: Stephanie Collins / Vintage Rentals + Design: Tasteful Tatters / Caterer: Savour This Moment Catering / Floral Designer: Petal Floral / Invitation Designer: Underwood Letterpress / Dress: Free People / Graphic Designer: Amanda Habbershaw / Makeup Artist: Elegance By Alex / Bakery: The Bake Boutique

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Whimsical Woodland Wedding

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Phasing out summer and welcoming a new season with this whimsical woodland wedding. I am just loving the juxtaposition of rustic and eclectic, the earthy elements with the teal and coral accents is fun and fabulous for a backyard wedding. This wedding is just a perfect personification of the bright and bubbly bride. The event was beautifully captured by a fabulous photography duo Cortney and Brooke, their work just gives me the warm and fuzzies!

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I am so excited to show off the cake and cupcakes too! The colors matched perfectly and the cakes ruffles remind me of the gorgeous flowing wedding dress.

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What a memorable evening, congratulations to this fun-loving couple!