Our Butterfly Wedding Cake!

In a previous post, I wrote about the inspiration for our cake.  These two pictures pretty much sum it up.

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Butterfly Cake

I was anxiously awaiting the arrival of our cake.  Mr. G’s friend Meg was arriving nice and early to drop it off.  I was upstairs when he called up to me to say that she was here.  I ran down stairs and there she was!

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I was soooooooo excited to see it and it was totally awesome!!  Before we put all the butterflies on it, this is what it looked like.

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My oldest sister helped me open all of the butterflies and figure out how I wanted them.  Then I went to work putting them on the cake.  It stressed me out a little having to poke the wires in to that perfectly smooth and amazing cake.  What if I messed it up?!?! 

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Finally, I finished putting all the butterflies on the cake.  I went a little crazy with the butterflies and ended up having way more than I needed.  My mom walked around and put a butterfly in each of the centerpieces.  It looked super cute.  This is the final product!!!!

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We were both so happy with it.  I couldn’t possibly thank Meg enough for how amazing it was!!!  To make it even better, it was super tasty!  Vanilla cake with orange buttercream! 

The cake was exactly what I wanted!!!!  It was PERFECT!!!

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5 Comments

  1. December 18, 2009 at 6:05 pm

    […] (Above.  Top photo by Manish Arora via Whorange; Middle photo by Leda & St. Jacques via DustJacket Attic; Bottom photo of Butterfly cake by Martha Stewart via Soon to be Wed) […]

  2. July 8, 2010 at 3:57 am

    Dear,

    I am searching to whole world for silver butterflies to decorate my wedding cake. Can ypu please help me? Do you know a site where I can order these butteflies?

    Many thanks in advance.

    Kind regards
    Sofie Custers
    Belgium

  3. Ursa said,

    August 11, 2010 at 1:14 pm

    Dear,
    I am also looking for such beautiful butterflies. Can you tell me where can I order them? Please.

    Thank you.

    Kind regards
    Ursa Ravnik

  4. Ursa said,

    August 12, 2010 at 4:06 am

    I see now. 🙂 Thank you.
    You had really nice wedding.

    Bye,
    Ursa


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