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...]

Bohemian Wedding Cakes in Rich Tones

Boho wedding cakes by Nicole McEachnie left, Amy Swann Cakes, Lowri Pendrell Photography right

As autumn slowly closes in, colour palettes for the bohemian wedding favour deeper shades of mauves, lilacs, deep pink and rich reds. Nicole McEachnie blends naked cake tiers with a gold leaf covered tier and loose foliage in the true spirit of bohemian decadence and abandon, above left. On … [Read more...]

Cake Accents: Distressed Gold & Antiqued Effects

distressed gold wedding cakes antique style by The Cake Whisperer left, Firefly India right

For a stunning antique style wedding cake, adding a distressed gold finish to your cake captures old world style perfectly. Whether it's using faded gold painted effects or distressed gold leaf, the artists' work featured below demonstrates the elegance of faded grandeur beautifully translated into … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Floral Wreath & Garland Wedding Cakes: Part 2

wreath wedding cakes by Pasteles Alma left, Gifted Heart Cakes, Plenty to Declare Photography right

Since we first published our original Floral Wreath and Garland Wedding Cakes feature, we've come across so many more beautiful designs in this fabulous boho style that we simply had to do a Floral Wreath Cakes feature, Part 2. Plus, for a tutorial on how to create a gumpaste flower … [Read more...]

Naked Cakes: Woodsy & Floral

Naked wedding cakes woodland style by Sugablossom left, Sweet Love Cake Couture right

Naked cakes are one wedding cake trend which evokes mixed reactions from decorators - those who adore them and those who start to miss their fondant if separated from it for a little too long. Either way, their huge popularity with brides means naked cakes are here to stay and even if you aren't a … [Read more...]

Tiled Wedding Cake Tutorial from Lindy Smith

blue tiled wedding cake tutorial by Lindy Smith

Vibrant colours and contemporary designs are the hallmark of Lindy Smith's cake decorating and her brand new book, Simply Modern Wedding Cakes, is jam packed full of inspiration for the cake decorator. This week, Lindy shares with us an excerpt from her book - the stunning "Something Blue" tiled … [Read more...]

New Metallics: Wedding Cakes in Rose Gold, Bronze & Copper Tones

Copper and blush wedding cake by Erica O Brien left, rose gold wedding cake right by Cakesalouisa

Rose gold wedding cakes and bronze and copper metallic finishes are the contemporary style trend of the summer. Paired with complimentary pastels shades and primary accent colours, the new metallics are the base for some exquisite colour pairings. Erica O'Brien and Cakesalouisa achieve colour … [Read more...]

Drippy, Drizzle Wedding Cakes

Drippy wedding cakes by The Cocoa Cakery left, Cake Ink right

Drippy, drizzle cakes are the rockstar cake of the moment for birthdays and special occasions and their influence is crossing over into the world of wedding cake design and styling. From refined, bridal styles decked out with pastel florals to full-on candy explosions, we have a selection of the … [Read more...]