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{By Request}: Caramel Buttercream, Please!

{Chocolate Brown, Latte, Gold, Antique Gold & Ivory}

Often times I come across one single photo that inspires me beyond words. For this wedding, my inspiration came from the photo of the wedding cake! Apples have long been a symbol of love, fertility, and abundance since ancient Greek times. Golden lady apples, painted with edible gold luster dust, are the focal point of this cake by Betsy Thorleifson of Nine Cakes in Brooklyn, New York. The vanilla-bean spiced apple cake -- filled with caramel buttercream -- is drizzled with luscious caramel. Can you say, yum? This photo had me at hello. {continued...}

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Bridal Gown & Wedding Cake Design

And from this photo, a perfect palette was born. I imagined a rustic chic affair, full of all kinds of vintage lovelies. Calligraphy by Laura Hooper really adds something special, while that beautiful and full wedding gown is perfectly accented with a stunning gold locket. I personally love the look for the groomsmen. Chocolate pin striped suits paired with ivory shirts and ties. Dare, I say dreamy? Anyone want a slice of cake?

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Chrissy Arpie Ott

Chrissy Arpie Ott is the founder of The Perfect Palette. Since its launch in 2008, The Perfect Palette has been the go-to color resource for couples who dream of a unique, creative and colorful wedding day.

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13 Comments " {By Request}: Caramel Buttercream, Please! "

Jenna March 22, 2011

Gorgeous, and yes, I want some cake!

Dori March 22, 2011

so much to love about this, i'm drooling. yum.

Emma Lancaster March 22, 2011

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THIS! You're so very inspiring.

Bethany March 22, 2011

inspiring design, for sure!

Diana March 22, 2011

Such a cozy palette! Love that cake, something you could warm up and just eat every day!

Thanks for stopping by my blog...enjoy your day.

snacktive March 22, 2011

I love the rich colors and that cake is definitely the standout; I can see why you were so inspired!

Tessa March 22, 2011

SO much to love about this!

Rhiannon {Hey Gorg} March 22, 2011

So beautiful!! And cozy :)

Naomi March 23, 2011

I absolutely love these colors! OMG this makes me crave butterscotch so bad! This is the Perfect Palette! xo

Jen March 23, 2011

What a gorgeous palette! It's so warm and lovely!

lizzie March 23, 2011

love the shades of brown together! would even be cute with a few color pops sprinkled throughout!


I love that dress! I tried to find it on StyleMePretty, but no luck! Do you know the designer?

MelMur September 13, 2011

hi!! I'm wondering about the dress as well. It's gorgeous!

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