Hello All –
This summer, I had a special request to design a top for a wedding cake. While not in my usual realm of 1:6 scale design , I was instantly drawn to the Brides’ vision of her wedding being Mid Century Modern themed!
Courtney and Alex (The Bride and Groom) recently purchased a mid-century modern home, and wanted to share their love of this with their family and friends.
While you wouldn’t normally think of a “living space” on top of a wedding cake as being traditional, in some ways it really is! Traditionally weddings symbolize the new couple setting out to make a life of their own in a new home, and so, here we see the inclusion of the dwelling where they will become one united family. A sweet idea indeed !
The Bride loves orange and turquoise and that became the jumping off point for the cake top design. A room divider was also a must, a very MCM symbol !
Here is the cake top before its trip out West. (Bride and Groom dolls supplied by the Bride) . The sofa, coffee table, divider and hanging lamp are all connected as one unit for easy placement on the cake .
I was delighted when Courtney shared photos of their retro style wedding with Me. I am proud to be a small part of their special day and I wanted to share with all of you.
At the chapel :
Headed for the reception in style ! :
Awaiting the guests of honor :
The ceremonious “cutting of the cake ” :
Congratulations Courtney and Alex ! Wishing you many years of health and happiness !
Courtney tells me that their cake top is now encased in glass and on display in their MCM home. What an honor to be able to create such a special treasure that will be with them throughout their lifetime !
*Photos used with permission.
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