Bella Cupcake Couture

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Cake Truffles by Cacao Bakery

Talk about the best of both worlds....a cake and truffle in one bite!

We connected with Cacao Bakery a couple months ago and they sent us some of their tasty treats. They are so moist and delicious. And right now you can order some "limited time" special (cacao)'s sweets & treats for your Valentine!

Their Valentine special is Asti Champagne & Berries Cupcakes! Real Asti Champagne baked within these tender white cupcakes, topped with a fresh Raspberry Buttercream Frosting.

They even dressed up their cupcakes and cake truffles with Bella Cupcake Couture. Sweet!

Hurry! These are a Limited Edition! Order Here

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Bridal Crate

Check us out on the front page of Bridal Crate this week.

Their site is chock-full of ideas, vendors, photos, FAQ and more. We are so proud to be featured. Thanks Bridal Crate!

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Baby Love, Baby Eco!

We are in awe of how beautiful this cupcake display from is. And guess what? It is all eco-friendly (just like our wrappers- Dorothy polkadots displayed). So if you are as environmental conscious as we are, this is the perfect cupcake display for your next big event.

They have thought of everything as well. From two-sided, coated recycled corrugated cardboard, so it can be wiped clean, stored - ready for reassembly and redecoration at another event. We all know that the cupcake is basically an icing delivery vehicle (I say, pile that frosting high). And with the Eco-Cupcake Stand it was specifically designed to ensure ample space between each tier for frosting and a topper. These stands are available in both square and the round. Cost is between $28.95- $35.95

The bride or hostess can express herself with a personal touch and customize either stand to match the palette of her occasion. They even have many beautiful examples of decoration options on their site.

And if you are looking for a one stop shopping experience for eco-friendly entertaing, Check out today. They have an array of guilt free, eco-friendly gifts and tableware. Happy eco-shopping!

The Breakfast Club

There is a trend sweeping the food world, and cupcakes are not immune to it. What is it? Bacon! There’s bacon flavored mayo, liquor, even bacon flavored envelope glue. Well, now even the dessert world has been hit with bacon flavored cupcakes.

We at Bella Cupcake Couture were curious. Would it be like maple syrup and bacon? Salty? Greasy? Or would it be the greatest food combination in history? We went to Yellow Leaf Cupcake Co. to find out.

There they had just unveiled their new bacon cupcake, being touted as the new “it” Valentine’s Day gift for men. Its official name is pancakes and bacon. We were skeptical but oddly I had never been so excited to eat a cupcake in my life.

We hurried back to the office immediately running in the door, grabbing a knife and cutting the cupcake into thirds to share among the team. The first bite was interesting, soft moist cake with crunchy bits of bacon. I was so intrigued that I continued to eat it amidst the amount of mapley butter cream frosting on my face. Final verdict. Great, I loved it! I would definitely, probably eat one again.

Say it sweetly with a Bacon cupcake wrapped in Valentine’s Day couture and give your sweetheart something truly unique.

Speaking of bacon, check out Cakespy's artwork of cupcakes and bacon. Cocktails, cupcakes and bacon....that is my kind of party.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Our newest addition (to welcome your newest addition)

Cupcakes courtesy of Yellow Leaf Cupcakes.

It’s a boy! It’s a girl!

Enjoy these new, sweet wrappers at your next baby shower! What expecting mom wouldn’t have cravings for cupcakes adorned with these cute little wrappers?

Saturday, January 23, 2010

SheSez we’re Chic


We are honored to be featured on SheSez, a women’s online magazine. Here is an excerpt from the article:

This little company has come up with an incredibly unique, chic line of cupcake covers or “wrappers” as they call them…It’s an easy way to up the ante the next time you’re in a Betty Crocker mood or you’re hoping to wow dinner guests with a homemade desert. Or better yet, buy some yummy red velvet cakes from Ralph's and dress ‘em up (or dare I say disguise them?) in these wrappers. Your guests will think you splurged at some posh Beverly Hills bakery and you can have a little chuckle to yourself!”

Check out the rest of the story HERE

SheSez covers a variety of topics from Golden Globe attire, beauty product reviews and recipes.
We are very proud to be featured and hope you all take a little time to look at this fun and interesting site.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Check us out in Seattle Bride and Groom!

Across pages of wedding venues, caterers, bridal boutiques, and florists you will also find Bella Cupcake Couture in this month’s edition of Seattle Metropolitan’s Bride & Groom!

Our wrappers are featured on New York Cupcakes advertisement on page 75, excellently placed near a dessert spread display. Pick up your copy today!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

The Sweetest Day

We had an amazing time at the Seattle Wedding Show this weekend. We met so many wonderful brides, their mothers, mothers-to-be, bridesmaids and great friends. They shared when they are getting married, stories of how they met their future husbands, wedding colors and themes. We even had one ask for a custom zebra print design. We are going to love working on that one.

We had many sweet comments on how beautiful our display was so thought we would share some photos from the special day.

Our display featured our Meisha design, a delightful pattern inspired by natures own sweet Millinery birds. This delicate design displays perfectly paired and playful birds perched upon cherry blossom branches. A perfect theme for a day focused on planning a special wedding.

We shared our booth with two other businesses who share our passion for cupcakes and weddings; New York Cupcakes and Clara French. We were also joined and supported by a darling photographer Amanda from the Art of Sublety (who is currently giving people an opportunity to win a free engagement photo session on her site) and Celeste Cooning added her artistic touch with her beautiful paper display on our booth backdrop.

We enjoyed putting our display together and hearing from so many who loved it. What's best is we look forward to helping them put together their dream wedding!! Blissfully sweet!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Think outside the chocolate box this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day only being a month away, now is a great time to start brainstorming what to get your loved one. Do you get a dozen roses? A heart-shaped box of chocolates? Maybe a good old fashioned Valentine? Here at Bella Cupcake Couture we know the perfect way to say, I love you, sweetly. How about a wrapping your sweethearts favorite cupcake in elegantly styled cupcake couture?

Already specializing in various patterns of cupcake wrappers, we have turned our focus to holidays launching new Valentine’s Day cupcake wrappers. The Valentine’s Day wrapper is artfully designed in beautiful red and white, making the perfect complement to any cupcake. Make this Valentine’s Day a sweet one! Order HERE

Friday, January 15, 2010

Kids, Cupcakes and Couture- Sweetest Moment!

This may be one of my favorite client photos this year!!!!! It comes from La Bella Cupcakes (cute name, eh?) who was sent this from one of their own clients who wanted to show how her daughter was "tasting testing" her cupcakes. La Bella includes our wrappers all-inclusively with each order. I like her style and this little girl has melted my heart. Thanks Laura for sharing! If you are in Cleveland, OH visit her site HERE

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Bloumebaby's Favorite Bitch

Yes, I said it and proud of it! Well, let me explain. was chosen as Healthy Bitch Daily's "Favorite Bitch". And then Annie of Bloumebaby chose us as one of their top 5 Bitches. See below for more explanation.

Annie Totten,
Baby Whisperer & Owner/Founder of was selected to be featured on the Healthy Bitch Daily and also share her 5 Tricks of the Trade for Mamma's. And Bella Cupcake Couture was one of them.

Here is a bit about Annie from the feature:
Annie Totten_Bloumebaby

"Inspiration can come in all shapes and sizes. For Annie Totten, it came in a bundle.

After years of marketing to moms and tots for big wigs like GapKids, BabyGap, Gap Maternity and Disney, it took the decision to have her own offspring, Jack, that prompted another birth in her life – the launch of her baby brand, Bloume baby."

And here is what she said about us....

"#3. Bella Cupcake Couture. Who would think that a cupcake wrapper could add so much style and panache to your dinner party, birthday celebration or luncheon? These cupcake adorners are made with recycled paper and printed with soy inks. And did I mention the founder is a darling entrepreneur who rose out of this tough economy? Every ounce of this company is just too sweet to pass up."

For the full story and to check out other details about her other top 4, visit HERE. And don't forget to visit to see all the great offerings they have.

Thank you so much Annie! We adore your site and appreciate you choosing us to be included in your feature.

Swooning for Cooning

Each day I'm amazed by the many talented individuals in the world. Today's post has really made me sway with much joy.

A few weeks ago I was introduced to Celeste Cooning, a paper artist. She creates these beautiful works of art that you see behind this bridal model. What an elegant touch to a display.

I will get to witness her work in person this weekend at the Seattle Wedding Show. What's even better is she will be adding one of her works of art to our Seattle Wedding Show booth (#1301) backdrop.

Our theme will be centered around Meisha design which is a delightful pattern inspired by natures own sweet Millinery birds (symbols of love) perched upon cherry blossom branches.

I'm really looking forward to this special opportunity. Check out her website HERE

We hope you visit our booth. We will be sharing the booth with New York Cupcakes and Clara French Ceramiques. Come by to get a tasty sample and check out our beautiful display!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Minnie Mouse meets Bella Cupcake Couture

How cute are these little darlings?

The owner of Bakerosity, Shauna made these cupcake toppers for a client and paired them with our Bella Cupcake Couture cupcake wrappers.

These sweet treats are for a Minnie Mouse themed 2nd birthday party. Shauna is going to send pictures from the event once available.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

A Charming Little Wink

After much anticipation, Wink Cupcakes has finally opened their doors! And they were welcomed in true Seattle fashion – by light rain, friendly customers, and pink balloons. A few of us from Bella Cupcake Couture headed down to Seattle to get a glimpse, and a taste, of this new addition to the cupcake community.

While we were there we decided to do a cupcake tasting! A glorious invention, if I do say. Each of us picked out a flavor, divided it into thirds, and took time to enjoy the taste of each!

We picked out Lemon, Peanut Butter, and Red Velvet and it is hard to say which one we liked better! The Lemon flavor had a light, spongy taste with creamy frosting. Peanut Butter took me back to the days of savoring every last piece of candy from Halloween and was absolutely delicious. Red Velvet, with cream cheese frosting, was a classic with its rich taste and tangy frosting.

The owner Deanne and her friendly employees even were gracious enough to stop and take pictures with their yummy cupcakes!

Left to Right; Brooke, Tyler, Lisa and Deanne (owner of Wink)

As illustrated in the picture above, customers may not be able to help themselves! (Their window into the bakery area says “Please refrain from licking the window”)

Next time your there to do your own cupcake tasting, check out their display of Bella Cupcake Couture! Why not add a little style to your tasty cupcake from Wink? ;-)

Lastly, we just missed getting to visit with our friend and fellow cupcake-loving Seattlite, Jessie from So we thought we'd share her darling review HERE. She took her Wink cupcakes on a fabulous Seattle Tour.

Champagne cupcake from Wink Cupcakes
"Champagne cupcake, say hello to the Space Needle." Courtesy of Cakespy