EXCLUSIVE: See Glee Star Heather Morris’ ‘Rustic’ Wedding Cakes

05/19/2015 at 05:46 PM ET

Heather Morris
Amy & Jordan Photography/Startraks

When Heather Morris married her longtime love Taylor Hubbell on May 16th at the Old Canyon Ranch in Topanga, California, she choose an unconventional cake to compliment her rustic, outdoor reception.

Instead of a typical tiered dessert, the Glee actress opted for four separate mini cakes, which were propped on top of small crates and tree stump bases.

Heather Morris
Amy & Jordan Photography/Startraks

“They were [part of] four tiers and if you stacked them, it would look like just a normal [wedding] cake,” the couple’s wedding planner Cari Izaguirre, owner of All Occasions Event Planning, tells PEOPLE exclusively. “But Heather’s thought was, since she wanted to go with that rustic style, that doing a tiered cake didn’t really fit [the aesthetic]. Plus she wanted to use different flavors so that way her guests could choose because a lot of times with a tiered cake, people don’t really know what flavors are what.”

Making it even easier, elegant little signs displayed the three flavors, which included a white cake with chocolate mousse and raspberry puree, a white cake with strawberries and french whipped cream and the two chocolate cakes with chocolate mousse.

After a tasting with the Bread Basket Cake Company, the Camarillo, California bakery that baked the cakes, the couple was thrilled with their choices.

“The groom loved all of the flavors but Heather’s favorite was the white cake with chocolate mousse and raspberry puree,” says Izaguirre. “At the wedding, after we cut it, she was like ‘can you please bring me a big piece of that?’ She was excited. It was really cute.”

As for the cake accents: “Heather’s not a frilly, ballgown-type of girl. She’s more natural and down-to-earth so I think their cake represented that really well by just having it on the crates with just simple white garden roses.”

Although the couple even managed to incorporate their wedding colors and decor into the cake. To “tie it into” the burlap runners that were placed on each wood table, a strip of burlap and blue-green ribbon was placed at the base of each cake.

Heather Morris
Courtesy of Cari Izaguirre

And for the guest who wanted to further satisfy their sweet tooth, there was a candy buffet full of the newlyweds’ favorite candies such as chocolate covered pretzels, zebra popcorn with chocolate, blue M&Ms, blue sour ropes and sour patch kids, “which matched their wedding colors,” says Izaguirre.

The dessert bar also included a picture of Morris and Hubbell with their 1 year-old son, Elijah.

For more exclusive photos of Heather Morris’ gorgeous wedding, pick up the new issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday. 

–Michelle Ward Trainor

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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms
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The Latest Craze in Disco Styles Is See-Through Jeans—but Beware of Foggy Bottoms

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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arabrabbra on

She is gorgeous, her son is ADORABLE. Love the cakes on the stands and the candy bar. Looks like a really fun wedding.

Anonymous on

she sounds so down to earth – so nice to see in an actress. Best of luck to her and her family

Jessica | Defining Wonderland on

Bread Basket cakes are AMAZING! I don’t know how she found the small local bakery (I live within walking distance), but she made a great choice. Best wishes on a happy married life!

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