Borders, Trims & Edging

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

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

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

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...]

Peach & Gold Stencilled Wedding Cake Decorating Tutorial

In this feature tutorial, Emily Lael Aumiller of Lael Cakes demonstrates her beautiful peach & gold stencilled wedding cake decorating tutorial from her book, Pure Artistry: Extraordinary Vegan and Gluten Free Cakes (© 2016. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights … [Read more...]

Winter Wedding Cake Trends & Inspiration

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

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

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 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

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...]