Black & White Wedding

A wedding that embodies an instant sense of chic and welcomes a beautiful simplicity can be found in a black & white color palate.  No more worrying about pops of purple or shades of green, this lovely wedding theme brings forth a whole new scale of fabulous!  From the Bride’s dress, to wedding guests favors, to your wedding cake and everything in-between, this lovely theme goes a long way.

Below are some of Mix-N-Match Bake Shop’s favorite Black & White theme ideas for your upcoming big day.  If you’re planning a black & white themed wedding, we’d love to hear from you and see how your putting your personal touches onto this chic them!


 

The Wedding Cake – The focal point for your wedding reception that will draw eyes from across the room.  The black & white color theme offers a very elegant breath of fresh air to your guest.  Simple, yet it can offer a grand statement and set the tone for the room.

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Wedding Favors  – Cake Pops can offer a wide variety of designs for you to create the most beautiful and elegant designs for your guests wedding favors.  Mix-N-Match Bake Shop created these Bride & Groom Cake Pops in all white to welcome a chic element for our client.  No matter what your color theme or overall theme for your wedding day, we’d be happy to help you celebrate in style!

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Flowers – Your wedding flowers can be one of the most important part to help set the mood for your wedding(next to your wedding cake, of course).  Black & White flowers come in a wide variety of designs, this bouquet just happened to be one of our favorites.  You can even make them sparkle with small gems or small amounts of glitter.  Perhaps you want to have a little wild side and add a few feathers to your bridal bouquet?

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Dessert Table – Beyond being named one of the top trends for 2014 weddings (Wedding Cake Trends 2014), dessert tables offer a wonderful way to tie in your black & white theme within your wedding reception.  With an endless possibility as to what goodies can be offered to your guest, you have a chance to become very creative with your dessert table.  How about white chocolate covered pretzels?  Or a black & white mini cupcake?  A black & white, Bride & Groom cake pop set? Lovely white mints? The list could go on forever!

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Baby Shower Trends – 2014

 

Baby Showers are finally getting a fresh new take with fun creative ideas for all types of inspiration.  Gone are the days when men are banned and we can all celebrate together!  Check out these top Baby Shower Trends for 2014 that are becoming a hit with hip Moms-to-be.

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With more men taking part in wedding planning, there is also a cross-over of men partaking in baby showers.  Coed showers man-friendly foods and beer-filled baby bottles are bringing the guys in droves.  Guys are even participating in the games!  TheBump.com sys men can play games like Dirty Diaper Hoops, where they can compete to see who can toss the most rolled up diapers through a hoop.

We’re Going to the Woods

While little, yellow baby ducks will always be a classic for a baby shower, now-a-days, the animal of choice are woodland creatures.  These cute little creatures have included owls, moose, deer, and squirrels.  Great for nature loving Mama’s who want to share it with their little bundle of joy!  This trend is even being carried over into baby nurseries.

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Mini-Foods for Mom-to-Be

Hip Mom’s are falling in love with everything mini!  Even more so with brunch buffets with mini-foods that can offer up modern menus for their guests.  Hosts are looking for just about anything on a stick that offers less mess and have the goods to impress.

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Boy or Girl?

Gender reveal baby showers where Mom and Dad fill everyone in on their baby’s sex is at an all-time high.  Some parents are asking the doctor to write down the baby’s sex on a note card in a sealed envelope.  They then hand that envelope to the baker, who then makes a cake that’s gender neutral on the outside and either pink or blue on the inside.  Guests of the baby shower then make predictions before the big reveal and when Mom and Day cut the cake, everyone finds out what their expecting.

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Easter Treats and Family Fun Desserts

With the Easter Holiday right around the corner, we thought it would be fun to share creative dessert ideas with all of you!  These fun ideas can be used for the Holiday or for a nice Spring get together.  Whatever way you choose to create these lovely treats, just have oodles of fun! We’d love to see what you come up with on your decorating adventures!

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Mix N Match Bake Shop opens on May 1st and would love to help make any of these lovely treats for your life’s special moments.

Fun Dessert Ideas to Try with Your Kids!

Flying Kite Bars – Great for Spring time fun!  Make this wonderful treats and let the kiddos decorate each one in their own style.  Maybe it will be windy enough to fly a real kite while you eat your yummy creations! For the full recipe check out – Betty Crocker

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Easter Basket Cupcakes –  Tell the kids the story of the Easter Bunny hopping down the bunny trail as you help them make their very own Easter basket cupcake!  A wonderful family activity to share with everyone.  For the full recipe visit – Betty Crocker

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The Tassel is Worth the Hassle…

Are you getting ready to walk across that stage to grab hold of your diploma? Whether you’re stepping into the world straight from High School or from College, it’s a time to be celebrated.  Mix N Match Bake Shop offers a wide variety of goodies to help you plan for your big Grad Party. From good eats to decoration ideas, there’s something in this blog to help everyone plan their big day. (You can even change all of these ideas up a bit to fit any celebration.)

Here are some of Mix N Match Bake Shop’s favorite ideas…

Hang A Banner – Use tape to spell out a special message to your Grad, and use colorful sticky notes to allow others to wish them well.

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Photo Wall – Relive your favorite memories with your Grad with a photo wall in the shape of their graduation year.

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Graduation Cupcakes An upside down cupcake can make for a fabulous graduation cap!  Mix N Match Bake Shop has a wide variety of flavors to choose from your Graduation Cupcakes.

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Fun Cupcake Toppers – A pretty cupcake topper can go a long way in making any event a little more festive.  We’d be happy to help your get your desserts ready to stand out for all to see!

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These are just a few ideas we found to be a bit fun.  There’s tons more out there and Mix N Match Bake Shop wants to help you celebrate your Graduation with all the edible goodies we can.  Congratulations Class of 2014! The tassel is worth the hassle.

The Joy of Cake Pops

Folks always seem to be on the fence with cake pops. Most of the time you either like them or you just don’t. We, at Mix N Match Bake Shop, happen to adore them!

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A cake pop is a dense ball of cake, generally coated with chocolate or some other kind of sweet shell.  They also are placed on a type of lollipop stick.  Cake pops offer the fun and versatility of a lollipop, with the scrumptiousness of cake, but maintains a look of sophistication. They also can be topped with a variety of decorations such as sprinkles, fondant designs, sugar crystals and much more!

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With so many types of occasions to celebrate, cake pops can be made to fit right in.  It can be a wonderful treat for Birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, weddings, baby showers, bridal showers, holiday parties and any other celebration that you want to chow down on some delicious treats. A great personal treat, cake pops also make for lovely favors for your guest.  These lovely treats can even be made into edible bouquets that can be used for unique center pieces for your wedding reception.

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Wedding Cake Trends 2014

With Spring and Summer fast approaching, Wedding Season is also in full bloom.  Love is in the air and many couples will be out and about putting all of those celebration details together.  As you and your partner head out in search of that perfect wedding cake keep an eye out for these 2014 Wedding Cake Trends. Mix N Match Bake Shop would be happy to help you make these wonderful ideas appear on your Wedding Cake.

We’ve included some of our favorite Wedding Cake Trends for 2014 to share with you!

The Naked Cake

Ideal for a rustic style wedding or a country themed, the Naked Cake is quite beautiful.  With generous layers of buttercream or jam filling in between cake layers, this cake is sure to memorable. Exposed cake sides and filling in-between are sure to be a beautiful centerpiece to your special day.  Decorate with fresh flowers or fruit to give an extra layer of elegance.

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Flavor Driven by Season

Couples are being driven by the Season to pick the flavors for their Wedding Cake. For Summer go with a fresh Lemon Cake and for the Winter Season couples are being drawn to Chocolate Cakes with Rich Accents.  There’s oodles of flavors that go with every Season so theres something for every soon to be married couple!

Ruffled Cakes

Elegant, light and airy are the words that come to mind with these beautiful Ruffled Cakes.  Great for any style of wedding from city chic to a elegant county get-a-way.  Often times these wonderful Ruffled Cakes will look like the design for the Bride’s dress.

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 Bold Colors

With Radiant Orchid, a pinky, purple color, being named the color of   2014, it is sure to be everywhere.  Radiant Orchid offers a beautiful blend of warm and cool undertones that is sure to stand out at your Wedding Reception.  Other bold colors are also popping up on the Wedding scene making for even more dramatic cakes that your quest won’t forget.

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Cupcakes

This trend is one of Mix N Match Bake Shop’s absolute favorite!  With gourmet cupcakes offering a wide variety of flavors and chic designs, these little pieces of Heaven are sure to please.  Cupcakes offer a sense of ease and are easier for your wedding guest to handle.  Each cupcake is personal and the overall cost can sometimes be easier on your wedding budget.  Cupcake can also be tiered for a beautiful presentation.

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 Dessert Table

This lovely trend is making its way into just about every type of celebration.  The Dessert Table offers your guest a wide variety of delectable treats to choose from and you can incorporate favorites from the wedded couple.  This trend can also fit into any style of wedding.

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Metallic Cakes

With hints of Gold and Silver, this trend doesn’t look to be going anywhere sometime soon.  You can do metallics on a single trier or perhaps edible gold leaf behind beautiful flowers to make them pop.  Bring a bit of old Hollywood glamour to your wedding cake with this trend.  Metallic Cakes can easily be adapted to any style of wedding.

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