Weddings are one of the most beautiful and happy celebrations, but the road to creating just the perfect wedding can be stressful and at times daunting.
Staying focus, finding the right vendors and of course finding the right wedding cake are some of the worries attached to the planning process.
This is the first of three articles designed to help the happy couples find a light of information in upcoming trends and what the professionals do to stay on top.
Wedding cakes come in many shapes, sizes, colors and flavors. With fresh or sugar flowers, fruit, bows and many other decorations the soon to be married couple can dream of.
Finding the right baker, cake artist or pastry chef can sometimes be as hard as deciding on the design and flavors of the cake; reason why it is important to do some extensive research and ask the experts.
Any conversation about experts in the wedding industry in Denver has to include Kerri Butler, owner and CEO of A Touch of Bliss Events. Kerri [Butler] has been an event planner for 14 years and her company’s mission and values are directed toward the fulfillment and happiness of each client’s needs, while utilizing the best resources to accommodate any budget; and creating a joyful work environment.
In a short interview Butler talked about her company, wedding trends and her favorite wedding cake vendors.
Q- What has been the most difficult part of owning ATOB?
A- Moving the company twice! Growing a footprint in every new market, and building new teams. Maintaining a good growth rate and profitability.
Q- What is the most rewarding?
A- Sending more than 500 brides down the aisle! Creating a wonderful place for 17 women to work and watching them grow as people and planners!
Q- What are the upcoming wedding trends?
A- Vintage is still popular, seeing a trend toward neon. Focus on food service, larger traditional wedding cakes, and larger more traditional venues.
Q- How do you keep yourself up to date on trends?
A- We follow the interior design and fashion trends to see what will the upcoming trends in weddings!
Q- What is your creative process? How do you use it to advise your clients?
A- Our creative process includes learning about our clients and their backgrounds, then merging the details of how they fell in love, their shared likes with fun, out of the box ideas to create memorable weddings!
Q- What are some of your favorite spots for wedding cakes? Where do you take your clients?
A- We use Intricate Icings for High end clients and Mulberries for budget couples. Our middle of the road clients often book Kelley’s Kakes.
Q- What do you look for in a baker for your clients?
A - Creative energy and delicious cake!