One of our favourite themes at the moment for children’s birthday cakes or baby shower cakes is without doubt a baby deer cake. Ever since we came across Petite-Homemade‘s adorable cake (above right), we’ve been enchanted by the idea of woodland themed children’s parties and baby showers.
Then we came across Tuff Cookie Cakes’ soft pink baby deer cake above (left) – a study in simple sophistication – and we were smitten.
Miniature Bambi cupcakes make the perfect accompaniment to a woodland birthday party or baby shower, with the pretty cupcakes below by Mio Cupcakes, Brisbane.
A beautiful floral wedding cake is accessorised with deer models and pine cones for a fabulous Midsummer Night’s Dream inspired wedding cake table (as featured on B.loved Weddings with image by Laura Campion, Lollypop Photo).
Sogni di Zucchero, Italy have created a magical interpretaion of the Bambi fairytale including a whole host of woodland baby animal characters from the story.
Bambi’s best friend, Thumper the baby rabbit, takes centre-stage in this beautiful woodland birthday cake for a little 3-year old’s party by Jagode in Dinozavri.
Steel Penny Cakes have designed one of the most chic and elegant baby shower cakes this year pairing pale green and lemon for a fabulous baby deer cake in a perfectly gender neutral style.
One of the most exquisite animal sugar models we’ve every laid eyes on has to be the unbelievably perfect little baby deer below by Margie Carter Cake World.
When it comes to cookie perfection, no one does it better than The Netherlands, De Koekenbakkers. The supercute baby deer are amongst their wonderful collection of cookie art.
Our final design is the cake which inspired this week’s feature – a magical woodland baby shower cake by Chloe Kerr Cakes, Australia. From the magic toadstools to the baby woodland animals, the bark effect bottom tier and hand-painted greenery, this cake captures all the beauty of a woodland scene, wrapped up in a pretty whimsical style.
You can learn how to make the fabulous cookies below for your woodland themed party plus lots more cookie designs on Craftsy with leading dessert designer, Autumn Carpenter.
The class covers cookie decorating essentials including flooding, run-outs, handpainting techniques, flocking, brush embroidery, ruffles and broderie anglaise and lots more, as well as cute packaging ideas. You’ll find all the details here: Designer Decorated Cookies with Autumn Carpenter.
Readers might also be interested in our features on:
- Flower Fairy Cakes
- Woodland Wedding Cakes
- Birch Tree Cake Tutorials
- Woodgrain, Tree Bark and Tree Stump Cake Tutorials
- Bunny Rabbit Cakes
- Rocking Horse Cakes
- Vintage Baby Carriage and Pram Cakes
- Baby Shoes & Tutorials
- Baby Models & Baby Cake Toppers
- Baby Bag Cake Tutorial/Diaper Bag Cake
- Stork Cakes for Baby Showers
- Baby Animals Cakes for Little Ones
- 1st Birthday Cakes
- Beatrix Potter Cakes
- Carousel Cakes
Coming Up Next: Wedding Cakes in Milk & Dark Chocolate