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www.weddingpages.com.au

www.weddingpages.com.au
Have you seen /heard about Wedding Pages?  It's an Australian based site to help Brides (and Grooms!) plan and organise their big day! Definitel...

The Tradition Behind Wedding Cake Toppers - the Idea of Togetherness

The Tradition Behind Wedding Cake Toppers - the Idea of Togetherness

Whilst wedding cakes have been around since the Roman Empire, wedding cake toppers are a much newer tradition.

Starting in the US before the American Civil War they rapidly gained in popularity and around 1920 was when the first little figurines started to spear.  Up until then the cake toppers could have been bells, flowers or even a photo of the happy couple.

The Tradition Behind Wedding Cakes

The Tradition Behind Wedding Cakes

The wedding cake is so much more than just a 'cake' - the tradition of serving the cake to guests began in ancient Rome and various cultures and ethnic traditions.

The Romans actually used a more break like cake which was broken over the brides head for good luck.

Unboxing the wedding cake topper figurines....

Unboxing the wedding cake topper figurines....
The box design was really important to me as I know these gorgeous figurines will want to be kept safe for a long time. The box is very sturdy with exceptional padding inside and can survive a foot drop test onto concrete quite happily....

Wedding Cake Topper Figurines with Blank Faces

Wedding Cake Topper Figurines with Blank Faces
When creating products for the market it's important to do your homework and research and hopefully find a gap in the market and solve a problem that your consumers are experiencing.  In this case I am aiming to appeal to a wider audience outside of 'white heterosexual' relationships.

Product Design

Product Design

When designing a product from scratch there are of course many decisions to be made.  Even something so simple looking is surprisingly complex. 

We originally created our bride and groom figurines with facial features and this element was only pulled at the last minute.....

Creating the Kickstarter Campaign

Creating the Kickstarter Campaign

Finalising the Kickstarter Campaign today and created a promotional video for the wedding cake toppers....