If you’re like Meghan Markle, you’re already in full planning mode for 2018 nuptials – minus that royal family budget. Wedding planners are already sharing the go-to trends for next year’s events, leaving plenty of options for traditional or modern tastes, or a mixture of both. Let your personal style shine through with a confectionary message that captures your unique love story.

Something old.

Destination weddings are a timeless option when choosing a venue, making beach-themed cakes a sweet pairing for 2018. From broad interpretations with colors like deep ocean blues and sandy nudes, to adding textures like sugar sand and fondant seashells, couples are choosing cakes that are an extension of the event’s location.  Whether your proposal was sea-side or you are saying your ‘I do’s’ in the summer months, you can incorporate timeless elements that are personal to your own romance through colors, shape, or flavor profiles.

Something new.

Metallic is all the rage as couples from the digital era are adding luster and shine to every detail from invitations to décor to the dessert table. The Knot’s Lauren Kay says this trend is adaptable to almost any style, allowing for different interpretations.  You’ll be seeing metallic making appearances in formal, bohemian, and many other wedding styles.  Metallic touches are easily combined with lace, tone-on-tone and other trending style elements.  This 2018 style trend allows creativity in areas from graphic design to modern décor touches to details with a glittery twist.

 Something borrowed.

Nothing says I love you like sweet treats. The wedding cake still reigns supreme, but couples are showing off their creativity with different types of desserts that are an extension of that sugary centerpiece. Our Sweet Treats Trailer lets you personalize your menu with everything from cupcakes to a variety of bite-sized desserts. Did you propose to her with an Italian piazza? Cue cannoli.  Did you meet your groom in the cool fall months? Enter pumpkin spiced-cupcakes. This trend of borrowing a personal note from your own relationship milestones is perfect for brides and grooms that have a special story to tell in a unique, but oh-so-delicious way.

Something blue.

Color is back in 2018 – and in more than just flowers or dresses. The Wedding Wire states navy is the new black for formal affairs. Couples are forgoing strict blacks and whites in elegant venues, and instead are opting for deep blue hues. This fashionable trend can help connect the dots for your wedding day vision by dropping hints of color across the cake design, stationery, and accessories for the wedding party. Even better, it knocks one of the famous four wedding traditions off your to-do list. Something blue: check.

The wedding cake has a long standing history of being the focal point of the most important day of your life. The moment of that traditional cutting ceremony will grace your wedding album for decades to come. A cake artist can help you navigate details that matter to you to make your vision a sweet reality.  And, in the middle of all that 2018 wedding planning, who doesn’t want a break to journey through a sampling of different flavors and options? (For research purposes, of course!Contact us to schedule a stress-free flavor sampling.