Wedding Cake Design Inspiration, Styles, Trends & Tutorials

Cake Accents: Pearled Cake Tiers

Old world elegance with pearls and garden blooms by Jenna Rae Cakes

Strings of pearls have always been a classic design element on wedding cakes but for a truly opulent touch, a fully pearled cake tier is a magnificent cake accent for a wedding cake or special occasion cake. Readers might also be … [Read more...]

Antique Inspired Wedding Cakes

Jade green and gold antique inspired wedding cake by Sugar Couture Cupcakes and Cakes

For an old world style wedding venue, an antique inspired wedding cake lends an added air of grandeur to the proceedings. With so many scroll, flourish, fleur-de-lys and many more antique element molds available to decorators, there are an array of choices when it comes to designing a fabulous … [Read more...]

Sweet Pea Cakes

White sweet pea wedding cake by Willow & Bloom left, The Designer Cake Company right

The delicate petals and trailing tendrils of the sweet pea make it one of the prettiest flowers of early summer and just perfect to adorn a summer wedding cake or celebration cake. Learn how to make this exquisite sugar flower with Jacqueline Butler's brilliant gumpaste sweet pea tutorial in her … [Read more...]

Purple, Lilac & Lavender Wedding Cakes

Lilac and lace wedding cake by Amelie's Kitchen left, lilac and ruffles by Jenna Rae Cakes

Purples, lilac and lavenders - with lace or ruffles, with pinks or foliage - make for the quintessential summer wedding cake. With lots of different hues and design pairings, we have a super summer inspired selection for you this … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Foliage & Greenery Decorated Wedding Cakes: Wedding Cake Trend 2017

Wedding cake with greenery by DeVoli Cakes, gumpaste foliage by Petalsweet right

Officially named the color shade of 2017, greenery is set to come to the fore in wedding cake decorating this year. Building on the existing woodland and nature-inspired wedding cake trend, gumpaste foliage and greenery no longer have just a bit part in wedding cake decorating. Foliage takes on not … [Read more...]

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...]