Let Them Eat Cake!

I remember watching Marie Antoinette for the first time and thinking how I wish I could dive straight through my t.v. and devour all of those lavish looking cakes and treats.

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Who doesn't want to kick back, relax, get fitted for fabulous French heels and eat fancy cakes? Where can I sign up? My mind drifted off to the time of Sophia Coppola's Marie Antoinette while I was busy stuffing my face at work with office birthday cupcakes.

I thought about food styling for decadent desserts specifically, wedding cakes and how amazing that would be. Naturally, I reminded myself of the BEAUTIFUL magazine article Design Army designed for the Washingtonian Bride & Groom magazine.

Although I haven't seen this article in person I constantly drool over it online. The article was all about wedding cake flavors and what your flavor says about you. (Where can I take that quiz?!)

The pastel color palette is perfect for the focus of the article. It really lets the cakes take front and center stage. Plus I love the simple female silhouette icons above the flavor name, each one has it's own personality and flair.

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I love that each cake was decorated in a different style, really speaking to it's flavor. They are all so vibrant and gorgeous, I want to try them all! Which is important for brides (and the groom) to have a good vision of what they want their cake to taste like AND look like. It should really reflect you as a couple. 

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So there you have it. A beautifully art directed and designed layout from Design Army. This is what I look like after too much cake and good design...fabulous and exhausted.