Bridal Show/dummy Question

Decorating By Hillywu Updated 15 Feb 2011 , 11:38pm by leily

Hillywu Posted 15 Feb 2011 , 6:41pm
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I have my first bridal show coming up in March. I'm doing a tiered round cake that's more of a classic style cake and I have a 4 tiered square cake that I would like to be more of a whimsical/modern look. I was thinking of doing an autumn theme with leaves, pumpkins, acorns, etc. Is it stupid to do an autumn theme for a spring bridal show? I would tend to think that the people there might be looking for cakes for their fall weddings, but maybe I am way off base. Thoughts?

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sistercarey Posted 15 Feb 2011 , 7:01pm
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If I was you I would do spring theme, and have it on display. Maybe a photo album with other cakes. But not a Fall theme.

indydebi Posted 15 Feb 2011 , 7:37pm
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Heck, I did a Halloween wedding cake for a spring bridal show!

As a bride, I wouldn't wait until the last minute to shop for ideas. As a bride, I would be frustrated if all spring bridal shows had nothing but spring looks. I would be upset thinking, "don't ANY of these people think about we brides who are actually planning ahead?!!!!"

while its hard to have something for everyone, its a good idea to have a variety of styles and designs.

Hillywu Posted 15 Feb 2011 , 8:02pm
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Debi, that's exactly what I was thinking! I am a planner at heart, so if I were a bride with an autumn wedding I'd be really bummer if I didn't get to see cakes that went along with that theme.

Thanks for the replies, ladies!

leily Posted 15 Feb 2011 , 8:18pm
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I agree with having a fall themed cake at a spring bridal show too. Even if brides aren't booking a cake yet, they're still looking. Plus with a lot of people just getting engaged in December and February these people are going to be planning weddings all through the year.
As a bride i would rather see a variety of styles to know that someone could do multiple things instead of all one theme (whether it be traditional, spring, summer, fall, winter, whimsical etc..)

leily Posted 15 Feb 2011 , 11:38pm
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