From classic cathedral veils to Spanish inspired mantilla veils, intricate lace trimmed veils are taking centre-stage in bridal fashion. And cake design is following suit with lace veil inspired wedding cakes the new, novel way to incorporate your bridal style into your wedding confectionary.
Curtis & Co. Cakes are one of the leading designers in the UK when it comes to interpreting bridalwear trends through the medium of cake art. Their delicately piped brush-embroidery wedding cake above left emulates the fall of a softly draped bridal veil exquisitely, while on the right, Cake Maison replicate the scalloped edging of an intricate lace veil perfectly in their elegantly piped design, above right (via Wedding Magazine).
A pearlised backdrop is the perfect enhancement for a beautifully piped lace design above left by Cakes 2 Cupcakes (based on an original design by Mich Turner of The Little Venice Lace Company, included in her book, Couture Wedding Cakes).
Lightly coloured dusky pink, ivory and cream roses dress this most elegant of lace wedding cakes (above right) from the beautiful piped lace wedding cake collection of Faye Cahill Cake Design.
Below, spanish lace is exquisitely recreated in piping by Nadya’s Cakes & Bakes, UK and finished with a contemporary style single, over-sized magnolia flower – balancing detail with simplicity.
Soft pink icing and cream sugar flowers marry together wonderfully in these two delicately pretty lace designs below from Curtis & Co Cakes on the right and via WeddingMania.com (left).
Pastel-hued metallics add a modern touch to the traditional lace wedding cake. These stylish wedding cakes by Yummy Cupcakes & Cakes are picture-perfect in lilacs and peach.
The ombre trend is still a scene-stealer, which is why this grey/jade combination makes a stunning backdrop for this beautifully designed stencilled lace cascade (image via Pinterest).
Aside from draping, a centrally placed lace sash also provides an elegant way to incorporate elements of a lace veil into a wedding cake design. It’s a signature design of Sydney cake couturier, Patricia Hardjopranoto of Yummy Cupcakes & Cakes with two beautiful examples below.
This refined lace sash below makes an elegant adornment on this opulent, rose-gold toned wedding cake design also by Yummy Cakes & Cupcakes, with its curtains of fine piping and a perfect posy of blush pink peonies on top.
Personalised ribbon ties together this pretty pearlescent design with fine lace detailing and a chic off-set parrot tulip in brilliant white by Scrumdiddly Cakes.
Chic anemones and vintage peonies make an inspired combination in this fabulous lace sash wedding cake by one of the most admired designers of lace wedding cakes, Leslea Matsis Cakes, New Zealand.
Trudy Thomas of Jelly Cake UK has designed a superbly vintage and lady-like wedding cake in contemporary taupe for a super chic design, below right.
A pretty lace sash is complemented with trailing lace motifs in this fabulous sweet finish for a wedding celebration below created using the lace stencil range from The Evil Cake Genius (image by Studio 306).
Silvia Favero Cakes, Argentina highlights a piped lace sash with an underlay of cream fondant icing trimmed with a skinny dark ribbon for a chic touch of contrast in the design below – a perfect counterpart to the vintage gown on the right (image via Pinterest).
Learn how to re-create Zoe Clark’s beautiful dusky pink vintage lace cake below from her book, Chic & Unique Vintage Cakes.
Or learn how to pipe beautiful wedding cake lace with Zoe on Craftsy online: Elegant Lace Wedding Cakes.
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