Fondant Frills & Garden Flowers

ruffle wedding cake Suzanne-Harward left, ruffle wedding cake with blush roses by Maggie Austin right

When frills and ruffles first emerged as a major design trend in wedding cake decorating, designers took care not to go too over the top with the "frou-frou". Beautiful frilled confections were dressed with a single, statement flower or an elegant, elevated floral arrangment. But with wedding … [Continue reading]

Wafer Paper Frills, Ruffles & Accents

wafer paper frills in watercolours & rambling rose wedding cake by Sweet Love Cake Couture

The evolution and continuous innovation that's taking place in cake art has seen cake designers explore new possibilities for wafer paper decor in cake design. Moving beyond the much-loved wafer paper flowers the medium is largely associated with, designers are exploring the wonderful qualities of … [Continue reading]

Wafer Paper Flowers: Texture & Movement

wafer paper flowers by Vintage Blossom Cakes, Lydia Takeoka Photography

The art of wafer paper floristry has captured the imagination of cake artists the world over in the past year with the craft developing even further … [Continue reading]

Peony Wedding Cakes & Occasion Cakes

peony wedding cake left and textured peony tutorial right by Maggie Austin

When it comes to wedding flowers, pretty peonies have almost overtaken the classic rose in popularity amongst brides in creating lush, garden style … [Continue reading]

Garden Party Cakes

garden party birthday cakes by Jelly Cake right, image left via Pinterest

Hosting a garden party is a fun and elegant way to celebrate a special occasion during the summer months if you’re lucky enough to live in an … [Continue reading]

Contemporary Lace Designs from Zoe Clark

lace wedding cake tutorials from Elegant Lace Cakes by Zoe Clark

Elegant Lace Cakes has just been released by Zoe Clark featuring 12 contemporary, ethereal lace wedding cakes along with extra themed baked … [Continue reading]

Lace Wedding Cakes – Pearl Beaded Lace

embellished lace wedding cake by Sweet Love Cake Couture

Delicate lace detailing has long been one of the most sought-after design motifs in wedding cake art but lace styles and techniques continue to evolve … [Continue reading]

Suspended Wedding Cakes

suspended wedding cake by The Caketress left, image right from Cami Jane Photography

The most luxurious wedding cake style of the moment is undoubtedly the suspended wedding cake, whether it's the chandelier style wedding cake which we … [Continue reading]

Jewelled Sugar Flowers, Part 2 – Glamorous Gold

jewelled sugar flowers via Colin Cowie Weddings left, by Cakes in Art right

For true opulence and statement glamour, adding gilded gold centres to your sugar flowers will make your cake design truly sparkle. A blooming … [Continue reading]

Jewelled Sugar Flowers, Part 1 – Crystal Centres

jewelled sugar flowers by Bellissimo Cakes left, by Sweet Cakes by Rebecca Custom Dessert Shoppe right

Whether it is a delicate touch of elegance or over-the-top glamour you wish to add to your wedding cake design, adding jewelled centres to your sugar … [Continue reading]