There are some great options out there for couples now who want something special for their wedding day ... and it doesn't necessarily need to be a traditional three tier option.
I personally love the idea of a display of several single tier cakes, a 'bake off' style competition where your guests all bring a cake ( definitely saves on money!) .. or perhaps a 'naked' cake or a cake made of cheese! The options are endless!
Here are a few of my current favourite designs ...
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