Borders, Trims & Edging

Rose border wedding cake by Sweet Tiers AU left, bas relief edging wedding cake by Amelie's Kitchen right

Borders aren’t just about adding a trim to the bottom edge of your cake tiers anymore – this year it’s all about using pretty trims and edging to create a border along the top edge of your cake tiers.

From gorgeous bas relief style edging as featured above (by Sweet Tiers, AU left and Amelie’s Kitchen, right) to smart gold minimalist style edging below (also from Amelie’s Kitchen), borders are back in a big way for 2017.

Blush pink wedding cake with gold trim and gumpaste flowers by Amelie's Kitchen

Beaded trim wedding cake by Amaru Confections, Two Bird Studio, cake right Sophie Bifield

Beaded trim wedding cake in gradients of pale gray by Amaru Confections left, (image by Two Bird Studio) and Sophie Bifield Cake’s impecably beautiful children’s cake right with architectural style “coving”

Rose bordered blush wedding cake by The Designer Cake Company

Rose bordered blush wedding cake by The Designer Cake Company

Beaded trim wedding cake by Consumed by Cake left, classical wedding cake right via Squires Kitchen

Umistakably vintage beaded trim wedding cake by Consumed by Cake left, with a classical inspired wedding cake with scalloped edging right via Squires Kitchen

Gold trimmed wedding cake via WedLuxe, The Apartment Photography

Baroque inspired gold trimmed wedding cake via WedLuxe, The Apartment Photography

Bas relief trimmed wedding cake with garden sugar flowers by Baked In, Caked Out

Bas relief trimmed wedding cake with garden sugar flowers by Baked In, Caked Out

Bas relief trimmed wedding cake with gumpaste garden roses by The Designer Cake Co.

Gumpaste garden roses and foliage splendidly paired with bas relief borders by The Designer Cake Co.

Beaded trim cake by Just Jen'sDesserts, Jay Rowden Phot left, gold leaf trimmed cake by The Layered Bake Shop, N Barrett Phot

Beaded trim cake by Just Jen’sDesserts, Jay Rowden Phot left, gold leaf trimmed cake by The Layered Bake Shop, N Barrett Photography

Pearl trimmed cake with gumpate peonies by La Cupella Cakes

Statement peonies top this textured pearl trimmed beauty by La Cupella Cakes

Antique style wedding cake in pink with scallop piping by Gourmelicious

Antique style wedding cake in whimsical pink with scallop piping bordering and hand painted roses by Gourmelicious

Antique wedding cakes with robed edging and scroll swag borders by Swt Creation

Antique wedding cakes with robed edging and scroll swag borders in the signature style of Swt Creation

Gold scroll edging wedding cakes by Bloom Cake Design left, Short N Sweet Hawaii right

Gold scroll edging with wedding cakes by Bloom Cake Design left, Short N Sweet Hawaii right

Gold scalloped wedding cake by Fleur de Sucre CH, Carolina Caruso Photography

Big blooms and gold scalloped edging – wedding cake by Fleur de Sucre CH, Carolina Caruso Photography

Pearl trimed wedding cake with orchids by Luisa Galuppo Cakes left, Bath Cake Company right

Clusters of pearls create a beautiful border top and bottom on this orchid wedding cake by Luisa Galuppo Cakes left, with a pretty dove grey and lace cake trimmed with pearl edging by the Bath Cake Company right

Scroll border wedding cake with silver leaf by De La Rosa Cupcakes, Peggy Saas Photography, Touch By Angels suspended cake stand

A spectacular suspended wedding cake with elegant scroll edging and silver leaf by De La Rosa Cupcakes (Peggy Saas Photography and Touched By Angels suspended cake stand)

Gold edging with lilac sugar flowers by Rachelle's Cake Designs

Smart gold edging paired with a cascade of sugar flowers in lavenders and lilacs brings old world and contemporary styling together beautifully by Rachelle’s Cake Designs

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