Inspiration for beautiful silver anniversary cakes is every where this year with silver leaf, metallic finishes and pale grey colour palettes seen in the designs of all the top cake decorators. We have two stunning examples above by Ana Parzych Cakes (above left, image by Prestige Barkley) and a beautifully airbrushed cake design by Cakes by Kim, The Netherlands (above right).
Faye Cahill Cake Design in Australia have lead the way in this design trend, incorporating metallic silver lustre and silver leaf in a range of their beautiful designs, including the super smart silver cake design, below left.
(For tips and technique on adding metallic finishes to your cakes, including how to apply gold or silver leaf to a cake, see our earlier on Metallic Gold Cakes.)
Cakes by Lorinda have created a classic damask silver wedding cake design (below right), which would also make a terrific centrepiece for a silver anniversary celebration also.
Quatrefoil patterns are a huge trend in cake decorating at the moment and the chic example below blends this stylish pattern with sumptuous florals for a luxury silver anniversary cake design (image via Pinterest).
Faye Cahill has designed the beautiful two tier cake (below right) with a pretty silver lattice pattern, topped with a statement sugar flower with silvery foliage, for a beautiful wedding cake design or silver anniversary cake.
LuLu Cake Boutique have created the beautiful vintage style wedding cake (below left) which would make a wonderful silver anniversary cake with its antiqued silver scroll pattern.
Cotton and Crumbs also have a soft metallic silver cake design in their wedding cake collection – a chic design also for an glamourous silver wedding anniversary celebration (below right).
One of the most elegant silver anniversary cakes we’ve come across is the chic and simple design below by Helena Mansey of Bellissimo Cakes, UK. The “2-5″ numerals are incorporated in such a subtle and classy way making this a stand-out 25th anniversary cake design.
Yummy Cupcakes and Cakes in Australia have also been leading the trend in metallic cake decorating and feature the beautiful “Vera” cake below in their wedding cake collection, inspired by a stunning Vera Wang wedding gown design.
An effortlessly stylish cake design below, as always, from the superb New Zealand designer, Leslea Matsis.
We have two more super on-trend silver anniversary cake designs below by Rouvelee’s Creations (left), blending a luxe silver leaf finish with soft, floral ruffles, and by Sweet on Cake (right) featuring a brushed silver watercolour effect with a soft blush floral corsage (photo by White Ivory Photography).
A beautiful summer cake design in pastel peach for a 25th wedding anniversary celebration by the fabulous Bake-A-Boo Cake Design, New Zealand.
Two more 25th anniversary cake designs below via The Good Apple (below left) and another design by Rouvelee’s Creations (below right).
Silver metallics softened with blush pink makes for an elegant colour palette as demonstrated by the luxury silver anniversary cake design ideas below from Yummy Cupcakes and Cakes (below left) and a vintage lace beauty from Sweet Love Cake Design (below right).
Coco Cakes have combined three beautiful cake trends in one fabulous cake design (below left) – silver leaf, quatrefoil and ruffles, while Faye Cahill’s elegant design (below right) blends smart stripes and delicate lace with luxury silver leaf for an exquisite silver anniversary cake design or wedding centrepiece.
Navy and silver make a super smart colour combination and accented with a fresh white magnolia flower it makes for a beautiful two-tier silver anniversary cake design or smart, fresh Spring wedding cake by Yummy Cupakes and Cakes.
A unique lace pattern is paired with antique silver and statement sugar flower in another beautiful silver cake design by Yummy Cupcakes and Cakes (below left). Subtle stripes and antiqued silver make an elegant silver anniversary cake design below right, softened with a single white peony (image via Juxtapost).
Fun n Formal Designer Cakes have designed the unique silver cake belowincorporating fabric effects, ruching, ruffle rosettes, petal ruffles and silver beading for a luxurious vintage style silver anniversary cake or wedding cake centrepiece.
The Pastry Studio feature the vintage, elegant silver and grey cake design below left in their wedding cake collection which would also make a superbly classic silver anniversary cake for a 25th anniversary celebration.
Below right, Pasteles Alma have designed a simple and elegant two tier cake with subtle silver accents for an effortlessly beautiful silver anniversary cake design.
Beautiful petal ruffles and antique scrolls create an elegant cake design below left by Cake My Day (South Africa), making it a perfect silver anniversary cake design.
Below right, we have another superb work of cake art by Faye Cahill – an exquisite cake for a lavish silver anniversary celebration.
Silver grey fabric effects are beautifully incorporated in the two designs below, with lace and ruffles (below left) by The Pastry Studio and a classic drape cake design by Lulu Cake Boutique (below right).
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