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8 Wedding Cake Alternatives

Wedding cakes are beautiful, classic and never go out of style. But if you’re looking for something new and unique for your wedding, consider one of these wedding cake alternatives. From new types of cakes to completely different dessert options, we have nine wedding cake alternatives for you to discover.


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8 Wedding Cake Alternatives

Wedding cakes are beautiful, classic and never go out of style. But if you’re looking for something new and unique for your wedding, consider one of these wedding cake alternatives. From new types of cakes to completely different dessert options, we have nine wedding cake alternatives for you to discover.


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Trend Spotted! Embroidered Wedding Cakes

We haven’t seen a wedding trend cake this popular or stylish since the naked wedding cake craze of 2016 and the cupcake rage of 2009.

Embroidered wedding cakes are being spotted at weddings large and small for the last year and we’re in love. These vibrant and festive wedding cakes are bringing an extra punch of style to weddings in South Texas and beyond.


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Trend Spotted! Embroidered Wedding Cakes

We haven’t seen a wedding trend cake this popular or stylish since the naked wedding cake craze of 2016 and the cupcake rage of 2009.

Embroidered wedding cakes are being spotted at weddings large and small for the last year and we’re in love. These vibrant and festive wedding cakes are bringing an extra punch of style to weddings in South Texas and beyond.


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Missed the Austin Bridal Extravaganza? Check out all the highlights here!

The ultimate jump-start on your wedding planning? The Bridal Extravaganza of course. Couples from all over Austin joined us for a day of fashion, sweet cake samples, savory catering, pumping DJ’s and so much more. The Bridal Extravaganza is the largest Bridal Show in Austin and helps couples from all over the area in planning their wedding. Missed the fun? Check out the recap here and plan to join us at the next show, September 12th.
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Missed the San Antonio Bridal Extravaganza? Check out all the highlights here!

The ultimate jump-start on your wedding planning? The Bridal Extravaganza of course. Couples from all over San Antonio joined us for a day of fashion, sweet cake samples, savory catering, pumping DJ’s and so much more. The Bridal Extravaganza is the largest Bridal Show in San Antonio. Missed the fun? Check out the details and photos below and join us for the next show on September 19th.


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Fiesta-Inspired Wedding Receptions

Chicken on a stick, medals, margaritas have finally all made their return to San Antonio for Fiesta! We couldn’t be more thrilled to join in on the festivities and see all the smiling faces.

Of course – all this Fiesta goodness has us thinking about Fiesta-themed weddings! Nothing says Pure San Antonio more than bringing Fiesta elements into your wedding. Whether you’re thinking of going all-out or looking for light touches, we’ve gathered up inspiration, insights and advice for your Fiesta-themed wedding reception.


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The Newest Texas Wedding Guide Magazine is Here!

The Texas Wedding Guide is the only local wedding magazine that covers Austin, San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country and we recently released the latest issue! Our 2021 issue is choked-full of wedding know-how, inspiration and loads of wedding professionals to get to know. Be sure to pick up your copy of the Wedding Guide and start planning. Read on to see some of the magazine highlights.
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The Newest Texas Wedding Guide Magazine Has Arrived!

The Texas Wedding Guide is the only local wedding magazine that covers Austin, San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country and we recently released the latest issue! Our 2021 issue is choked-full of wedding know-how, inspiration and loads of wedding professionals to get to know. Be sure to pick up your copy of the Wedding Guide and start planning. Read on to see some of the magazine highlights.
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San Antonio’s Largest Wedding Show is Here – Learn More About the Bridal Extravaganza!

Ready to get wedding planning? Head to the biggest and best bridal show in San Antonio – the Bridal Extravaganza! The show is the perfect place to meet wedding professionals, get inspiration and win big with Cash for Contracts, prizes and more. So join us June 13th from Noon – 5PM at the The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

No tickets yet? Avoid the line and purchase in advance with our online ticket portal.

Keep reading for more information and our best tips!


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Jump Start Your Planning at the Austin Bridal Extravaganza Show!

Ready to get wedding planning? Head to the biggest and best bridal show in Austin – the Bridal Extravaganza! The show is the perfect place to meet wedding professionals, get inspiration and win big with Cash for Contracts, prizes and more. So join us June 6th from Noon – 5PM at the Palmer Events Center.

No tickets yet? Avoid the line and purchase in advance with our online ticket portal.

Keep reading for more information and our best tips!


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The (FREE!) Essential Wedding Planning Tool You Need Today!

Looking for a free, essentials one-stop phone app to plan and organize your wedding? We got you. The Texas Wedding Guide app is loaded with features and syncs seamlessly to TexasWeddings.com and your Wedding Portal, letting you access your dashboard any place, any time, on any device. 

Here’s a few of the many features of the wedding planning app.
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The (FREE!) Essential Wedding Planning Tool You Need Today!

Looking for a free, essentials one-stop phone app to plan and organize your wedding? We got you. The Texas Wedding Guide app is loaded with features and syncs seamlessly to TexasWeddings.com and your Wedding Portal, letting you access your dashboard any place, any time, on any device. 

Here’s a few of the many features of the wedding planning app.
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Austin January Bridal Extravaganza Recap

The ultimate jump-start on your wedding planning? The Bridal Extravaganza of course. Couples from all over Austin joined us for a day of fashion, sweet cake samples, savory catering, pumping DJ’s and so much more. The Bridal Extravaganza is the largest Bridal Show in Austin, and one peek shows you just why. Missed the fun? Check out the deets and photos and start planning on joining us June 6th.


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San Antonio February Bridal Extravaganza Recap

The ultimate jump-start on your wedding planning? The Bridal Extravaganza of course. Couples from all over San Antonio joined us for a day of fashion, sweet cake samples, savory catering, pumping DJ’s and so much more. The Bridal Extravaganza is the largest Bridal Show in Austin, and one peek shows you just why. Missed the fun? Check out the deets and photos and start planning on joining us June 13th.


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Afrocentric Wedding Themes & Ideas – Your Austin Wedding

Whether you have a distinct knowledge of your ancestry you want to connect with, or you simply want to imbibe your wedding with Afrocentric traditions and themes. We have your tips, ideas, and a bit of history.


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Trends, Tips and Super Cool Stuff – San Antonio Wedding Guide Winter Issue Highlight

The winter issue of the Texas Wedding Guide has hit the stands, and we’re showing off the latest in weddings. From trends and tips to really cool wedding ideas, we’re covering the can’t miss wedding features. Need some ideas? 
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Trends, Tips and Super Cool Stuff – Austin Wedding Guide Winter Issue Highlight

The winter issue of the Texas Wedding Guide has hit the stands, and we’re showing off the latest in weddings. From trends and tips to really cool wedding ideas, we’re covering the can’t miss wedding features. Need some ideas? 
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February Bridal Extravaganza San Antonio – What to Know Before You Go

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We’re geared up and ready to meet you at the Bridal Extravaganza this Sunday, February 21st from Noon – 5PM at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Wondering what to expect? Keep reading for more information and our best tips.


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Need a Valentine’s Gift? Check out these Austin events and specials!

Our vendors are known for their wedding and event expertise, but they don’t stop there. We’ve gathered up some Valentine’s gift ideas, still available and ready to get in time for V-Day. So take a break from the planning, spend some time together, and remember where you first began.


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Need A Valentine’s Gift? Check out San Antonio events and specials!

Our vendors are known for their wedding and event expertise, but they don’t stop there. We’ve gathered up some Valentine’s gift ideas, still available and ready to get in time for V-Day. So take a break from the planning, spend some time together, and remember where you first began.


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A Wedding Winter Wonderland in San Antonio

Though winters in San Antonio may often be bright and sunny, couples who love the winter wonderland look for their nuptials can still get that snowy flair. From decorations to floral to fashion, it’s all about the look. Never mind the weather. 
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A Winter Wonderland in Austin

Though winters in Austin may often be bright and sunny, couples who love the winter wonderland look for their nuptials can still get that snowy flair. From decorations to floral to fashion, it’s all about the look. Never mind the weather. 
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Boutique Weddings in Austin – Perfectly Intimate

Planning your boutique wedding in Austin? We’ve compiled expert tips and links to intimate wedding specials in the Austin area. Let’s get planning!


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Austin Bridal Extravaganza – What to Know Before You Go

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We’re geared up and ready to meet you at the Bridal Extravaganza this Sunday, January 31st from Noon – 5PM at the Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel. Wondering what to expect? Keep reading for more information and our best tips.


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Fast Five with Sugar Clouds Cotton Candy

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Lauren Leal, owner of Sugar Clouds Cotton Candy.
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Recently Engaged in Austin? Here’s what to do NEXT…

As the buzz of your epic proposal begins to wane, and you’ve already starting tagging pics with your unique couple’s hashtag, it’s time to get down to the business at hand: Planning your wedding in Austin. But don’t panic. We got you – with the next steps to start with as you begin planning.


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Start Your Planning at an Open House

Today’s couples have a wide range of tools to help them plan their big day: wedding websites, apps, shows, and magazines just to name a few.

One often-overlooked option are Open Houses which are smaller, more intimate events typically hosted by the venue and usually featuring a couple of dozen select wedding professionals.

Why should attending be at the top of your planning to-do list?
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Start Your Planning at an Open House

Today’s couples have a wide range of tools to help them plan their big day: wedding websites, apps, shows and magazines just to name a few.

One often-overlooked option are Open Houses which are smaller, more intimate events typically hosted by the venue and usually featuring a couple of dozen select wedding professionals.

Why should attending be at the top of your planning to-do list?
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Fast Five with Tiff’s Treats Cookie Delivery

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Elevia Le, Special Events Coordinator for Tiff’s Treats Cookie Delivery.  
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A Sweet New Experience for Your Guests

Today’s wedding couples, more and more often, want to offer their guests more than the traditional reception. They want to give their guests an experience. 
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Sweet New Experiences for Your Guests

Today’s wedding couples, more and more often, want to offer their guests more than the traditional reception. They want to give their guests an experience. 
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The Donut Delivery Continues

Wedding professionals across the city (and some outside of it too) have been surprised by Texas Weddings staff dropping by with a sweet delivery. 
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Spreading sweetness all around

National Donut Day might have been last week, but one day isn’t nearly enough time to show our clients how sweet we think they are. Members of the Texas Weddings staff have been out visiting clients and taking them something sweet!


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Sheep don’t care

Sheep don’t care about quarantines and isolation. Luci Cook and Michael Holcomb, the husband and wife owners of Stregare Baking Company, have learned that first hand.
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Classic Cakes with a Twist

We are seeing some new trends in 2019, but mostly we are seeing some adjustments to designs that have been wedding couples favorites for a while. We spoke with wedding cake professional, Kayla from Kayla Knight Cakes who has the rundown on some of the most popular trends! 
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The Modern and Beautiful Village Venue

Village Venue's outside ceremony site

The next venue in our open house edition is the Village Venue.

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Feel Texas Pride at The Oaks at Heavenly

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The Oaks at Heavenly is the perfect Hill Country wedding site as couples discovered during our recent open house.

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Fall in Love With Olympia Hills

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We were dazzled when we walked the spacious property of Olympia Hills during their recent open house. The rolling hills, luscious green landscape, natural rock and many oak trees will make you fall in love with this venue.


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Lauren and Bryan: A Real Wedding

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Our newest Texas Wedding Guide issue is out now, and we couldn’t fit all of the gorgeous photos from this September wedding in the magazine; so we’ve decided to release them here for a little sneak peek!


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Top Cake Styles for 2018

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Choosing a wedding cake is one of the best parts of planning a wedding. It’s much more than a tasty wedding dessert. It’s a design statement!  With so many fresh ideas popping up, here are some top cake styles for 2018. Get ready to see some true masterpieces.
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