Wedding Cake Design Inspiration, Styles, Trends & Tutorials

Wedding Cakes Inspired by Geology – Marble, Agate, Geodes & Precious Metals

Marble wedding cake in grey and blush by Emily Hankins Cakes, A Thing Like That Photography

While marbled fondant might be the bane of decorators who missed a spot when mixing color through fondant, marble wedding cakes are definitely having a moment in the cake world. Alongside their cousins - precious metals, geodes and agate - wedding cake art is taking its cue from geology and some of … [Read more...]

Edible Cake Stands

Edible cake stand with ornate gold detailing by De La Rosa Cupcakes

For an ultra elegant finishing touch to your wedding cake design, there is nothing quite like adding an ornate edible cake stand crafted from gumpaste. By simply adding an extra cake board underneath the cake to add height, it's surprisingly easy to achieve the illusion of a cake stand using moulded … [Read more...]

Winter Wedding Cake Trends & Inspiration

Winter wedding cake by Amy Swann Cakes

From winter woodland wedding cakes and boho styles to glamorous gold and silver winter wedding cakes, as well as classic lace and vintage designs with a wintery touch, and sugar flower compositions with frosted foliage, we've got all the top trends in winter wedding cakes this week. Starting with … [Read more...]

Silver Sequins Wedding Cakes

silver sequins cakes by Simply Sweet Cakes & Cupcakes left, Anna Elizabeth Cakes, photo by Kunioo via WedLuxe right

Sparkling silver adds a timeless touch of elegance to a wedding celebration at any time of year, but is particularly beautiful for a winter wedding. Edible silver sequins paired with pale blue makes a stunning winter wedding cake colour combination (above left) from Simply Sweet Cakes & … [Read more...]

Gold Sequins Wedding Cakes

Gold sequins wedding cakes from Erica O'Brien Cakes (right, Erin Schrad Photography) and Jenna Rae Cakes (left)

A glamorous gold sequins wedding cake dressed with couture ruffles or voluminous sugar flowers creates a wow wedding cake centrepiece. Paired with soft pinks and foliage or hot pink roses, with gold sequins you have an array of accent colours to choose from in styling your sequinned … [Read more...]

Autumn Berries Fall Wedding Cakes

autumn berries wedding cake woodland style with edible moss by Floralilie

Autumn blackberries, brambles, sloe berries and berried ivy are making an appearance in wedding cake design like never before with nature inspired wedding cakes taking centre stage this fall. The breathtakingly beautiful blackberry and edible moss design above from Martina Bliedung of Floralilie … [Read more...]

Woodland Wedding Cakes – Part 2

deer antlers wedding cake by Laugh Love Cakes, Brittany Mahood Phot left, woodland wedding cake by Madison Lee's Cakes right

Woodland wedding cakes continue to evolve with ever more imaginative and authentic designs being created by talented cake designers. (You'll find more on Woodland Wedding Cakes listed at the end of this feature.) Laugh Love Cakes have created a beautfully bridal style woodland wedding cake (above … [Read more...]

Tree Bark, Woodgrain & Tree Stump Cake Tutorials

tree bark cake tutorial by The Juniper Cakery

From the simplest to the more detailed, we've all the best woodgrain, tree bark and tree stump cake tutorials from the web this week, (plus a collection of Birch Tree Cake Tutorials in Part 2). Starting with The Juniper Cakery's fabulous floral wedding cake above, learn how to re-create their … [Read more...]

Birch Tree Cake Tutorials

birch tree cake tutorials collection on Cake Geek

Following on from our Tree Bark/Woodgrain & Tree Stump Cakes tutorials, we also have a selection of the best birch tree cake tutorials online. Starting with Shawna McGreevy's birch tree cake perfection above - see Shawna's excellent tutorial here: birch tree cake tutorial. Cakes.com … [Read more...]

Bohemian Wedding Cakes in Soft Shades

Boho wedding cake by Amy Swann Cakes, Paul Johnson Photography

As summer comes to a close, bohemian wedding cakes in soft shades remain a favourite for brides. (See more summer designs in our earlier feature: Wedding Cakes for the Boho Bride). Still the go-to designer for the boho bride, Amy Swann displays her sugar flower mastery in the tumbling floral … [Read more...]