Elegant And Romantic Wedding By Emily Figurelli Photography

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Photo: Emily Figurelli Photography | Venue: Iron Manor

Anna had been dreaming of her wedding day since she was a little girl so when Jack, her college sweetheart, proposed she was looking forward to every aspect of the planning process…but then the global pandemic hit and the wedding had to be postponed. “Instead of worrying about napkin colors and floral arrangements, I was filling hand sanitizer bottles and making sure each table was spaced 6 feet apart,” says the bride. Fortunately, love conquered all, and the wedding day Anna dreamed about came to life at Iron Manor. “We wanted an atmosphere that represented both of our personalities—the industrial yet avant-garde ambiance of the Iron Manor did just that,” notes the bride. “From the venue’s vaulted ceilings and extravagant chandeliers to the breathtaking florals, every detail of our day was truly perfect.”

The couple pledged their love in Iron Manor’s grand Iron Chapel amidst 235 of their loved ones. The reception décor was modern and elegant with a romantic color palette of blush, burgundy and gold. A unique and personal touch was a scroll that flowed off the cake table with hand-scripted lyrics of the song from the couple’s first date and dance. “For Jack and me to say that we were on cloud nine at our wedding would be an understatement — we were truly #OnCloudShine thanks to our amazing vendors, venue and coordinators, and supportive loved ones.”

Join us in celebrating this sweet couple and swooning over their elegant and romantic wedding at Iron Manor, all beautifully documented by Houston wedding photographer Emily Figurelli Photography. Congratulations, Anna & Jack!

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10 Luxury Wedding Cakes By Common Bond Cafe & Bakery

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Cake: Common Bond Cafe & Bakery | Venue: Hotel Galvez & Spa | Linens: EB Inc. Event Rentals & Design | Photo: Ama By Aisha

You’re in for a sweet treat today loves because we are so excited to welcome Common Bond Cafe & Bakery to the blog to showcase this premium Houston bakery and their luxury wedding cakes and unique groom’s cakes! Although they’re named Common Bond, we can assure you there is certainly nothing common about them.

Everywhere in the world, a “common bond” that everyone shares is the love of good food. From this idea, Common Bond Cafe & Bakery was opened in May 2014 to create a comfortable space for the Houston community to gather to dine and bond over good food, extraordinary pastries and mouthwatering cakes. Only at Common Bond will you find Food Network’s award-winning Sarah Ono Jones crafting your perfectly sweet memory. Sarah is a nationally acclaimed custom cake designer who’s been with Common Bond Cakes since 2018 and has made cakes for Cirque de Soleil, HGTV and more! Sarah and her Common Bond Cakes team will truly design your wedding cake to be as unforgettable as your special day.

From geode wedding cakes to yeti groom’s cakes and to everything deliciously in between, scroll down to see the visually stunning works of art Common Bond Cakes has to offer with these 10 luxury wedding cakes!

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2015 Wedding Cake Trends

Whether your style is traditional, ornate, or chic and modern, we’ve got you covered with the hottest 2015 wedding cake trends from our favorite national and local Houston bakers. Trust us, that sweet tooth of yours will be satisfied.

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1. Who Made the Cake! ~ Photo: Nhan Photography ~ 2. Sweet and Savory Shop ~  Photo: Jose Villa ~ 3. Beyond Buttercream ~ Photo: Jennifer Bratko ~ 4. Supreme Kakes & More ~ 5. Cakes by Krishanthi ~ Photo: Nicola & Glen ~ 6. Gigi’s Cupcakes ~ Photo: Binford Creative Photography ~ 7. Susie’s Cakes & Confections ~ Photo: Larry Fagala ~ 8. Who Made the Cake! ~ Photo: Nhan Photography ~ 9. Susie’s Cakes & Confections ~ Photo: Nhan Photography ~ 10. Who Made the Cake! ~ Photo: Nhan Photography ~ 11. Susie’s Cakes & Confections ~ Photo: Larry Fagala ~ 12. Hannah Joy’s Cakes