We are rounding up creative hacks and design details that you can incorporate into your “wedding cake” to elevate the look of it. Take it from “blah” to “wow!”.
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DIY Make your own Wedding Cake TIPS
1. Please don’t put anything heavy on top of it to avoid dents and collapsing.
Avoid putting heavy things like real flowers on top of the cake. This might make it collapse. Remember as well that you are pre-making this cake 2-3 days before your wedding. You won’t want those flowers to wilt and be sloppy and brownish on your wedding.
4. You can make this ahead of time and store accordingly – or ask your venue if they can store it in their fridge 2-3 days before your wedding. This will save you the trip and the worry of dropping the cake.
Suppose your venue has a fridge (they usually do!) to store the cake 2-3 days before. This will save you the trip and the stress of transporting/delivering the cake on the day of your wedding.
5. You can use multiple cakes and put them in cake stands of different heights.
If you would like to have a fuller cake table, you can make 2 extra cakes and have a group of 3 one-tiered cakes on display on stands of different heights. It will create the illusion that you have a “big” and “full” cake!
Get your spatulas or even just your regular spoon to creative use!
3. Avoid fresh flowers and greenery
As this is a very popular and pretty approach, if you are pre-making the cake 2-3 days in advance, this might not be the best option. The lighter the cake is, the easier it is to transport and manage it.
Remember, the lesser maintenance the cake, the easier it is for somebody else to set it up, which means lesser stress and management for you.
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