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2019 Wedding Trends and your special day!

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2019 Wedding Trends and your special day.  Metallics are still a popular trend but one in particular will really stand out ~ Copper.  Copper can either go for a sophisticated or rustic style because of it gleaming pinkish and orange hues it is sure to be the perfect accent color.  Greenery is another important accent that will be incorporated in table décor, cakes, flowers, invitations and accessories.  These two colors are simply gorgeous together! Floral arrangements consist of vines, leaves, fruit mixed with flowers for an asymmetrical arrangement which will give that nature inspired element.

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The Cutting of the Wedding Cake and Its History

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The tradition of the wedding cake dates back to the Roman Empire.  The custom was for the groom to break the cake over the bride’s head to symbolize the end of the bride’s virginity, guarantee fertility, and the beginning of her husband’s power over her.  This was usually done with a loaf of bread as cakes weren’t created them.  The guests would take part by taking a piece of the broken wedding cake in hopes they would also get good luck and fortune.

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