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Our Wedding: The Cakes were AWESOME!

11.13.2009

Today is pretty sweet, even for Friday the 13th. It’s the first day where I felt like our house started to feel like HOME. We’re slowly moving into our home, we had the carpets cleaned, I’ve been mopping floors, and this weekend we move the big furniture. After this weekend, we’ll start actually LIVING there! Woo hoo!

As a Happy Friday celebration, I wanted to share our awesome and amazing wedding cakes! These photos were taken by our rad photographer, Travis Hoehne.

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For our main wedding cake, I knew I wanted something a little different. When our cake designer told me she could make it any color, I knew I wanted the blue! I know, I’m totally blue obsessed, it’s the color in my branding, soon to be the color of my office, it’s everywhere for me…I’m drawn to it. Since Cent and I met as interns at Walt Disney World, we weaved in some Disney touches into our wedding. Jen’s Cakes was SOOOO awesome and easy to work with. Not only do they make beautiful cakes, they are also DELICIOUS. And if you read this blog, you know I LOVE cake.

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Our lovely floral designer Karen of Huckleberry Karen Designs hooked our cake up with pretty flowers.

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On my last trip to Disneyland with my family, I saw this Lenox cake topper. It was the perfect way to tie in some Disney. My mom was able to find us one on eBay. Thanks Mom!

So in the planning stages, I had heard and read about “Grooms’ Cakes”, which is a Southern Tradition. While Cent has lived all over (his dad was in the Army), his family is from the South. My Granddaddy (my mom’s dad) was born and raised in Georgia. To celebrate them, we wanted to include some Southern traditions.

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I forget how I originally found these custom cake toppers, it was probably through one of the awesome wedding blogs out there. Cent is a huge video gamer. He’s had every Nintendo system, the Sega Dreamcast, the three generations of Playstations. The Wii is the first system I can actually play on well, so it was game on when I found these. Paul Pape is the genius designer behind these Mii Cake Toppers. He hand crafts these. When I asked if he could add Mickey ears, he was game. (The hats are removable!)

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When I asked Jen’s Cakes if she could make a Super Nintendo cake with Super Mario World game (Cent’s favorite game), she didn’t blink an eye. She took the idea and ran. And produced AMAZING results!

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I have to thank our amazing vendors again for all their AWESOME work!

Jen’s Cakes
(408) 293.2253
jen@jenscakes.com
1053 Lincoln Ave. Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95125

Huckleberry Karen Designs
(415) 290.4312
karen@huckleberrykarendesigns.com

Paul Pape Designs
paulpape@gmail.com

Travis Hoehne Photography
travis@travishoehne.com

Happy Friday!

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