For true opulence and statement glamour, adding gilded gold centres to your sugar flowers will make your cake design truly sparkle.
A blooming display of golden, jewelled sugar flowers creates a wonderous wedding cake centerpiece above left (via Colin Cowie Weddings), while on the right, Karen Seay of Cakes in Art compliments her stylish, antiqued miniature cake with delicate golden centred sugar blossoms to wonderful effect.
An array of sparkling, stylised floral centres adds unmistakable glamour to the beautiful pearlescent wedding cake design from Bobbette & Belle, below.
Always fashion forward in her designs, The Caketress has led the trend in glamorized sugar flowers with statement centres, below.
Below right, one of Lori Hutchinson’s elegant, textured peonies with golden pistils & stamens and on the left, Little Miss Cupcakes, Dubai cradle their statement sugar flower with a golden lace rosette.
A spectacular waterfall of button-centred sugar flowers cascades down this glamorous design, another from Lori Hutchinson of The Caketress.
Liz Shim of Eat Cake Be Merry graces her contemporary design below with beautifully embossed button centres.
Nadia & Co top their beautifully hand-painted wedding cake with a gorgeously crafted pink sugar flower spray (below left, image by Mango Studios). Adorn Cake Design prove that simplicity can be spectacular with an elegant gold studded flower dressing a simple, single tier creation to perfection (image: Kate Landers).
A garden of sugar flowers in delicate pastels are given an opulent, antique touch with golden centres scattered here and there for a light and pretty finish in this beautiful wedding cake design by Sweet Bloom (below left), while a sprinkling of jewels takes these fabulous coral blooms by Sugarbelle Cakes (below right) to another level of sophistication.
Golden leaves frame these exquisite gold-centred dogwood blossoms and magnolia blooms to perfection – two fabulous examples of high end sugar floristry from Lina Veber Cakes (below left) and La Fabrik A Gateaux (right).
For expert tuition on creating standout sugar flowers like the examples above, check out Maggie Austin’s Craftsy class on Southern Sugar Flowers for tutorials on gumpaste magnolia and dogwood blossoms.
Also, you can now take a class with cake couturier, Lori Hutchinson of The Caketress and learn her designer style on Craftsy with her latest class here – Couture Cakes.
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- Jewelled Wedding Cakes
- Edible Sequins Cakes & Tutorials
- Beaded Wedding Cakes
- Pale Gold & Champagne Wedding Cakes
- Metallic Gold Cakes
- Distressed Gold & Antiqued Effects
- Cake Accents: Gold Buds & Berries
- Chandelier Wedding Cakes
- Gatsby Wedding Cakes
- Art Deco Wedding Cakes
- Lace & Metallics
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