January 2012 archive

Real Wedding Feature in Weddingbells Magazine : Na and Terrence

I am obsessed with baby’s breath after seeing how soft and dreamy this wedding turned out. Na and terrence had a lovely intimate wedding planned by the talented Melissa Andre Events on Chinese Valentines day at the Jamie Kennedy at the Gardiner Museum that is featured in the newest issue of Weddingbells magazine. Check out the swoon worthy details in their wedding captured by Mango Studios

Vendors

Planners: Melissa Andre of Melissa Andre Events

Photographer: Mango Studios

Reception location: Jamie Kennedy at the Gardiner Museum

Dress: Rivini from White Toronto
Hair and makeup: Melissa Andre of Melissa Andre Events
Groom’s tux: Hugo Boss
Favours: Tea bags filled with dried rose tea from China
Bridal party attire: David’s Bridal
Cake: The Caketress
Flowers: Flower Parade
Music: Impact Entertainment


 

 

 

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Laduree Inspired Sweet Table with Principal Planner

      I’m really lucky to have found what I love to do as a cake designer, and even luckier to meet extremely talented people in this industry who have the same passion in creating beauty for wonderful couples. What drives me is pushing my creativity and making couples surprised and happy in their wedding cake. So when Azar from Montreal’s leading wedding planning company, Principal Planner Events  , (yes, you MUST check her work out …breathtaking!)  and the uber talent Monique Simone Photography asked me to create a wedding cake design for a “Laduree Inspired” sweet table, I couldn’t say no to work with such passionate and creative wedding vendors. This is a terrific example about how wedding vendors are very much a team when working together in a wedding and when we are all focused in exceeding couple’s expectation the result is perfection. There are so many beautiful little details Azar styled in this dessert table that I’m just going to let the lovely photos speak for itself. Make sure to check out the team that came together for this shoot (that btw was recently featured on the Amy Atlas blog).

Sweet Regards – L

The team who made this all happen: {photos: Monique Simone Photography}
Dessert Table Design + Styling: Principal Planner
Cookies: L&V Sweets
Cupcakes and Macarons: Dolci Piu
Cake balls: Three C Baking & Co
Turkish Delights, Marshmallow, Nougat Cookies: Oh So Chic Sweets

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"Too Cute" Cakes: Featured in Weddingbells Magazine

I’m going through a stage where I’m obsessed with all things cutesy and pretty. I’m even loving pink, glitter, and even started taking ballet lessons. This is coming from a past tomboy who wore overalls and plaid  (usually covered in mud). I guess you can my style has evolved and the little princess in me likes to come out when I  least suspected it. So when Weddingbells Magazine asked me to do a very “Cute + Playful” cake adorned with multiple shades of pastels, I couldn’t resist having fun with this cake.

For the design I was inspired by letterpress (thank you to the talented Deb from Palettera for lending me the templates for embossing and then painting), and felt flowers flowers (made in sugar paste of course.) When you put all these pastels together with a golden heart in a design,  you can’t help but think of the sweetness of  young hearts.

Sweet Regards – L

Weddingbells Magazine is now on stands nationwide. Look out for Part 2 & 3  next week to see two other cakes I designed that were featured in the Magazine.

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