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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gradient shades of copper blended with taupe and peach florals make a superb contemporary styled wedding cake below from De La Rosa Cupcakes.
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.
Mixed metallics make a beautiful statement with gold and pearl lustred tiers in this pretty peony wedding cake below 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.
Readers might also be interested in the following:
- Distressed Gold & Antiqued Effects
- Cake Accents: Gold Buds & Berries
- Lace & Metallics
- Metallic Gold Wedding Cakes
- Watercolour Wedding Cakes
- Peony Wedding Cakes
- Easy Gumpaste Peony Tutorial
- Watercolour Sugar Flowers
- Coastal Inspired Wedding Cakes
- Wedding Cakes in Pale Blue
- Wedding Cakes – Floral & Formal
- Succulent Wedding Cakes
- Wedding Cakes with Mint & Grey Foliage
- Naked Cakes – Woodsy & Floral