Cake Accents: Gold Buds & Berries

blush and gold sugar flowers and gold buds and berries by Sweet Love Cake Couture left, Sugarbelle Cakes CA right

Metallic gold buds and berries are the perfect way to bring a chic yet subtle touch of elegance to a sugar flower posy.

Blush and gold make a fabulous colour pairing and Sweet Love Cake Couture have added elegant gold highlights to their fabulous design above with tiny golden buds.

A simple spray of gold glittered leaves and berries adds a sparkling finishing touch to watercolor design by Sugarbelle Cakes, above right.

A sensational antique monogram wedding cake below is given a contemporary touch of glamour with gold berries threaded through the sugar flower cake top arrangement in a fabulous design by Cakes 2 Cupcakes below.

antique monogram wedding cake by Cakes 2 Cupcakes

Gold buds peep through the sugar flower posy on this blush and gold wedding cake below by Sugarbelle Cakes, tying together the gold finished tiers and antique border design elements perfectly.

blush and gold wedding cake by Sugarbelle Cakes, CA

Jenna Rae Cakes are a huge fan of gold buds and berries for adding subtle glamour to their elegant wedding cake designs including this fabulous rustic birch tree wedding cake with textured buttercream in antiqued mint.

birch tree wedding cake with gold buds and berries by Jenna Rae Cakes

Ruffles with gold and a hint of mint is the vintage palette also chosen by Jay Qualls of Frosted Affair for their beautiful wedding cake below left, accented of course with stylish gold berries. On the right, the Rooney Girl Bake Shop have also accessorized with gold buds and berries in their lavish vintage blush and gold lace wedding cake below.

antique gold wedding cake by Jay Qualls left, vintage blush and gold lace wedding cake by Rooney Girl Bakeshop

Gold leaf trim and art deco inspired scallops are accented with gold leaves and berries in this beautiful blush and gold lace wedding cake design by The Blue Door Bakery.

lace and gold leaf wedding cake by The Blue Door Bakery

Against pretty pastel shades, tiny gold buds and berries really pop with examples in lilac and pink below by The Cake that Ate Paris (left) and The Layered Bakeshop (right).

gold buds and berries with lilac and pink cakes by The Cake that Ate Paris left, The Layered Bakeshop right

Interwoven with garden style florals, gold buds and berries bring unmistable elegance whether it’s to a rustic style textured buttercream wedding cake such as Cakeology’s design (below left, image by Kat Willson) or a more formal fondant finish right such as Poppy Pickering Cakes, right.

gold buds and berries with pink flowers wedding cakes by Cakeology, photo by Kat Wilson left, Poppy Pickering Cakes right

And it’s not just pastels that tiny gold buds work with, just look at how they pop set against hot pink sugar flowers in these designs below by Lina Veber Cake (left) and the Sweet & Saucy Shop, right.

hot pink sugar flowers and gold berries and buds by Lina Veber Cake left, Sweet & Saucy right

And you don’t have to stick to gold buds and berries, Uta Hornemann of Pasteles Alma has opted for silvered buds in her exquisite wedding cake trio below, perfect with the pale pink florals and delicate lace accents.

pale pink wedding cake trio with silver flower buds by Pasteles Alma

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