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8 Houston Wedding Cakes We Love, Plus Cookies!

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Photo: Ama by Aisha | Cake: Susie’s Cakes & Confections

In the world of Houston wedding cakes, pretty much anything goes. Geodesic crystal cakes. Chalkboard surface cakes. Hand painted cakes. Metallic cakes that look like they have been dipped in pure gold. You want it for your wedding? Houston’s top wedding cake designers can do it, as our current fave designs, below, show. Oh–and they taste just as good as they look! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Joyful Hindu-Muslim Wedding By Raofactor At ZaZa

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Photo: MnM Photography
Anita and Shivan’s exuberant Hindu-Muslim wedding caught our attention the moment we saw it.

The couple, who were introduced to one another by mutual friends in 2013, might not have become a couple at all, had it not been for Anita’s initiative: “The first time we met, we talked, but not much happened. The second time all of the friends got together for dinner and I asked him out on a date,” Anita says. “He politely accepted…and it was all history from there!” A big part of that history was Shivan’s spring 2017 proposal at Hermann Park. As Anita explains, “It is one of my favorite places in the city. Shivan invited my family and friends, because he remembered that I once told him I would want all my loved ones to be there for the moment. He set up the old oak trees with lights, flowers, and pictures of us from dates we had been on, and proposed under a tree. We went from there to brunch, to celebrate with everyone. It was the most perfect proposal.” And while she notes that, “Our biggest hurdle was that my family is all Muslim and Shivan’s family is all Hindu,” she says that, ultimately, “both families accepted each other and we did ceremonies for both religions. It was beautiful to see two different religions coming together and accepting each other as family.” Join us on a colorful, lively, joy-filled journey through this lovely couple’s multi-day celebration, which included fabulous floral design from Raofactor and a delicious “naked” cake from Edible Designs at a 350-guest bash held at glamorous Hotel ZaZa Museum District. Wishing Anita and Shivan a lifetime of love!  Click here to read the rest of this post »

Fall Indoor Garden Wedding By A Day To Remember

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Photo: Daniel Colvin Photography

“I knew from the beginning that hiring a wedding planner would allow me the freedom to enjoy my engagement. Having Claudia of A Day To Remember was the best investment, as she really ‘got me’ and my style,” says bride Caitlyn. We couldn’t agree more! Just see for yourself, as we present to you Caitlyn and Brian’s beautiful November nuptials at The Parador, featuring an “indoor garden” setting done up in deep reds, pinks and ivory, and an a fabulous themed cake from Edible Designs. We’re especially in love with the bistro lights, lanterns and hanging votives that lend this lovely Houston wedding an air of romance and relaxed elegance. Thinking of hiring a wedding planner for your 2019 wedding? Consider A Day To Remember, and don’t wait too long–this in-demand Houston wedding planning and design firm books fast! Congratulations, Caitlyn and Brian, and may your lives be filled with love and blessings. Click here to read the rest of this post »

5 Houston Bakers For Custom Wedding Cakes

Have your cake and eat it too…at least when it comes to your wedding day! Your cake will ideally fit with your theme, decor and venue, which makes it extremely important you choose the right bakery. When picking a bakery, check for reputable experience in creating custom wedding cakes. To make your search easier, choose any one of these expert bakers for a custom cake your guests will rave about long after your big day.

1. Susie’s Cakes & Confections

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Photo: Adam Nyholt, Photographer | Cake: Susie’s Cakes & Confections

Custom wedding cakes are a specialty for Susie’s Cakes & Confections. Here couples can choose from traditional white multi-tiered cakes to personalized cakes with intricate hand-painted designs. With decadent flavors including Italian Crème, Grand Marnier and Butter Kahlua, Susie’s cakes are just as delicious as they look, making them a favorite with Houston couples. Click here to read the rest of this post »