Make a birthday cake or other special day cake oh-so-adorable with candies! Cookbook author and stylist Libbie Summers shares 11 super-simple ways that cinnamon candies, jellybeans, maltballs, and other sweet favorites can make you look like a professional cake decorator in minutes.View Video
A smart color scheme is the place to start for much of your wedding planning. Whether you'd like a subdued, elegant wedding or the bold party of the century, colors can help tell your story. Click through our favorite wedding color combinations to inspire the rest of your celebration.View Slideshow
It's fresh. It's modern. It's classic. It pairs well with other colors and it symbolizes a new start...why wouldn't you choose green for your wedding?
Striped chocolate wraps on a three-layer wedding cake rendered in shades of olive green and cream create a modern look. Each cake layer is wrapped with a band of slightly taller chocolate, creating a lip in which to nestle and drape roses cut and shaped from striped chocolate.
Inexpensive and easy-to-make chrysanthemum balls are eye-catching floral touches for the ceremony and reception. Make chrysanthemum balls by wrapping 3-inch foam balls with chicken wire and inserting the flower stems.
Bright green mums create a beautiful pop of color in a large centerpiece.
Small green-and-white boxes serve as wedding favors and place cards. Cover craft boxes in scrapbook paper and top with silk flowers and a sliver of coordinating paper with the guest's name.
Use a circle of pristine turf to hold guests' table assignments. Color is subtly infused into the arrangement with rose petals. A yellow ribbon is wrapped around the base of the sod.
Light green orchids bring tropical elegance to this simple three-tier cake. Dainty white hydrangea blossoms echo the icing embellishments that decorate each tier.
Perfect for showers or a creative cake option at your reception, these petite layer cakes are topped off with fondant and embellished with flowers. Cut these tiny delights from sheet cake using round graduated-size biscuit cutters. For clean edges, freeze the cake and thaw slightly before cutting.
Surprise details give your wedding decorations personality. Little touches such as beeswax-wrapped votives candles and stuffed terra-cotta pots add texture and enhance a garden-themed wedding.
In front, a gorgeous bouquet of cymbidium is adorned with green silk ribbon and bead clusters. Behind, the unusual spherical blooms of craspedia create a sleek, modern bouquet.