Cake Topper - Bookshelf
The fascinating text provides a history of wedding cakes, bride and groom attire through the decades, and tips for determining the age and value of your vintage toppers.
About this book
Full of charm and romance, wedding cake toppers are a delightful new collectible whose popularity is increasing rapidly. This expansive survey of toppers dating from the late nineteenth century to the 1990s presents over 575 color photos showing an incredible array of miniature bride and groom figurines in many different styles. Traditional, military, and "cutie" figurines are all included, each identified by type of material used, circa date, size, and current value. Also shown are cake toppers in the form of cherubs, doves, and bells, plus those used for celebrating special anniversaries. The fascinating text provides a history of wedding cakes, bride and groom attire through the decades, and tips for determining the age and value of your vintage toppers. Collectors, romantics, and brides-to-be will all be enchanted by this unique and joyful book.
SPARKLY CAKE TOPPER One of the highlights of the reception is cutting the cake. Some couples display the cake during the entire reception—to whet appetites—and some simply wheel it out before it's served. Either way, guests look forward ...
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One-of-a Kind Handmade Weddings is filled with ideas to inspire today's bride-to-be. The book is filled with extra-special touches that will quickly and easily personalize any event—whether it's in a ballroom or at the beach. Centerpieces in bloom, candlelit walkways, perfect accessories for flower girls and groom, a memory scrapbook, table lanterns, a fishbowl of wishes, and save-the-dates—these are just a few of the many decorative details. There are a wide range of projects and additional design ideas for the planning, ceremony, and celebration. Readers can choose from among the easy step-by-step projects—or look for inspiration in the photo gallery of design ideas to create their own signature style.
CAKE TOPPERS 106 As old-fashioned as bride-and-groom cake toppers may seem, they deserve a second look, They don't have to ... The right topper can put a great finishing touch on a cake, inspiring a creative, funny, or romantic feel.
About this book
Kate Sullivan has baked wedding cakes and party cakes for some of New York?s most interesting weddings and events. Her sought-after recipes, designs, and tips are compiled in this new volume, Kate?s Cake Decorating. Featured in numerous magazines, Sullivan is a respected and creative baker. For the first time, she brings her knack for creating the unusual to those of us who want to bake more than a layer cake but aren?t sure how. This book features her recipes and cake-decorating tips as well as personal stories about creating and delivering cakes. She has used cookies as cake toppers, made dozens of multicolored flowers on a hat-shaped cake, and created cakes in the shapes of taxis and diner coffee cups. Whether a lush, vibrant ?Monsoon Wedding? cake or a larger-than-life, 3D ?Cup o? Joe to Go,? Kate?s cakes always inspire people to ask, ?How did she do that??