Wednesday, February 29, 2012

FUN CAKES: February 2012

February is such a fun month ... and it shows with extra cakes and cookies.

First, let's talk about this adorable baby shower cake. Megan ordered it for a friends baby shower. The baby's room was decorated with blue, green and a hint of pink .. oh and don't forget the little girl turtle. So cute !!!

February = Valentines ..... hugs and kisses were sent everywhere !!! Sugar cookies covered in rolled buttercream ... yummy. These would make a great wedding favor also.

For all of you book worms out there ...... check out these yummy bookmark cookies !! What a great idea for Book Club gatherings.

Jessica was on the planning committee for a friend's bridal shower .... this red, white, and black beauty stole the show !

Nancy made these wedding dress cookies for a bridal shower. The dough is a lemon-rosemary shortbread and they are iced in rolled buttercream. They were so popular, the customer ordered 30 more for the following weekend.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

WEDDING: Martin-Abele, Rhodes Hall, 2/18/12

BRIDE and GROOM: Holly Martin and Chris Abele
VENUE: Rhodes Hall

As a vendor, Rhodes Hall is not one of the easiest venues to get in and out of, but as a bride, I can only imagine the expectation of holding your wedding in such an awesome environment ... full of dark wood, stained glass, lots of character.

I was contacted by Holly's planner back in December, we met in January and their wedding was held in February. Holly came in with a design in mind, but left with a totally different plan. She chose one of my favorite designs .. I call it "Stages of Bloom" ... hand drawn stems provide a place for a mix of floral in full bloom, medium, and bud stage. I don't believe this cake would look good with roses, but just about any other flower would work.

Congratulations, Holly and Chris !!!

Floral: Carla Duncan, On Occasions of Atlanta
Photo: Compliments of Becca S Photography
DOC: Jennifer Lackey, Storybook Weddings