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 pairing nirvana in their rose gold and with blush wedding cake designs above (left and right, respectively) – not the most obvious colour pairing, but captivatingly beautiful.

Rose gold and copper tones create a sensation below with the grey blue colouring of contemporary succulents and blush roses in a beautiful sugar arrangement by Scrumdiddly (image by Craig & Eva Sanders Photography).

Rose gold copper tones wedding cake by Scrumdiddly, Craig & Eva Sanders Photography

Watercolour blue blended with bronze shading simply stuns in this mesmerizingly beautiful wedding cake below (left) by Cake by Nicole McEachnie (image by Maru Photography). On the right, Sweet Little Morsels pair a contemporary metallic finish with elegant lace detailing in a beautiful blend of old and new.

Bronze and copper tone wedding cakes by Nicole McEachnie, Maru Photography left, Sweet Little Morsels right

Bright primary colours in the right shades also work splendidly with bronze and copper tones with beautiful pinks complementing the copper toned wedding cake deisgns below from Faye Cahill Designs left and Merely Sweets, right.

Bronze copper wedding cakes by Faye Cahill Designs left, Merely Sweets right

Copper tones blended with mulberry and mauve florals create a unique but perfectly toned colour palette in this fabulous design below by Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium (image by Nora Photography).

Copper toned wedding cake by Elizabeth's Cake Emporium, Nora Photography

A beautifully beaded cake board adds a fabulous finishing touch to this metallic beauty (below left) by Rebekah Naomi Cake Design. On the right, Faye Cahill gets colour exactly right as always in this bronze toned wedding cake finished with blush and apricot florals.

Metallic wedding cakes in shades of copper and bronze by Cakelicious VA left, Faye Cahill Designs right

Old world styling works a dream with the new metallic shades of rose gold and copper with a beautiful floral garland and trailing vines adding antique elegance to the Wow Factor Cakes design (below left) and exquisite lace piping taking centre stage on the design (below right) by A Cake Life, Hawaii.

Wedding Cakes in Bronze and Rose Gold by Wow Factor Cakes left, A Cake Life Hawaii right

The wonderfully creative wedding cake designs of Shannon Bond are represented perfectly in this copper toned wedding cake with exquisite fabric effect ruffles and beaded detailing, below.

fabric effect ruffle wedding cake with copper metallic finish by Shannon Bond Cake Design

Gradient shades of copper blended with taupe and peach florals make a superb contemporary styled wedding cake below from De La Rosa Cupcakes.

Bronze wedding cake by De La Rosa Cupcakes

Spectacular sequinning in a shade of rose gold is all that’s needed to make this uniquely coloured wedding cake stand out from City View Bakehouse (image by Rachel Peters Photography).

Rose gold sequins wedding cake by City View Bakehouse, Rachel Peters Photography

Rose gold lustering overlaid with a vintage damask pattern makes a fabulous combination (below left) from Petit Mignon, while on the right, dramatic brush embroidery is given a beautiful canvas with rose gold tiers in another beautiful creation from Wow Factor Cakes.

Rose gold wedding cakes by Petit Mignon left, Wow Factor Cakes right

Mixed metallics make a beautiful statement with gold and pearl lustred tiers in this pretty peony wedding cake below by Zoe Clark Cakes.

Mixed metallics wedding cake by Zoe Clark Cakes

For instruction on applying metallic finishies and customizing metallic shades, see Faye Cahill’s online class: Layered Embellishments – 12 Stunning Techniques. (This class also covers layered lace designs such as the mesh lace design of Faye’s featured above in copper).

Readers might also be interested in Zoe Clark’s class on Craftsy – Charming Party Cakes – which teaches her beautiful pink peony flower amongst many other design techniques.

online cake classes on Craftsy by Zoe Clark left, Faye Cahill wedding cake right

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