A Great Idea for 2017….

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This Christmas why not give yourself the gift of a wonderfully relaxing new year when the clamor for festive cakes dies down, and enjoy the tutelage of multi-award winning international cake artist, Liz Marek on The Sugar Geek Show, her fabulous online cake decorating school. Learn some of the … [Read more...]

Cake Accents: Gold Buds & Berries

blush and gold sugar flowers and gold buds and berries by Sweet Love Cake Couture left, Sugarbelle Cakes CA right

Metallic gold buds and berries are the perfect way to bring a chic yet subtle touch of elegance to a sugar flower posy. Blush and gold make a fabulous colour pairing and Sweet Love Cake Couture have added elegant gold highlights to their fabulous design above with tiny golden buds. A simple … [Read more...]

Wildflower Wedding Cakes

wildflower wedding cake for the boho bride by Cobi & Coco Cakes

Wildflowers make the perfect wedding cake adornment for a relaxed, bohemian wedding in the countryside. In our feature cake above, "torn paper" effect ruffles, lace and duck egg blue make the most fabulous combination dressed with garlands of wildflowers with golden dragonflies flitting between … [Read more...]

Floral & Formal Wedding Cakes

ing cake with sugar flowers by Langs of London left, Peggy Porschen right

While bohemian and woodland inspired weddings may be amongst the most popular themes for this summer's weddings, elegant formal weddings never go out of fashion. Floral and formal wedding cakes are our style crush this week starting with the towering 10-tier statement wedding cake (above left) by … [Read more...]

Freesia Wedding Cakes for Spring

piped lace wedding cake with sugar freesias by Hello Naomi cake

A freesia wedding cake makes a beautiful ode to spring for the bride who wants to celebrate the fresh, new beauty of the spring season in her choice of wedding cake design. Hello Naomi created one our all time favourite wedding cakes in the exquisite lace design above dressed with pale green and … [Read more...]

Watercolour Flowers

watercolour flowers by Yummy Cakes & Cupcakes left, Sweetness Cakes & Treats right at Yummy Cupcakes class

Watercolour sugar flowers in soft faded pastels are the epitome of bridal elegance this year. Favoured by top wedding cake designer, Faye Cahill, using watercolour washes instead instead of petal dusts to softly colour sugar flowers is set to become one of the biggest sugar flower trends in cake … [Read more...]

Winter Sugar Flowers & Foliage

winter wedding cake with hellebores, jasmine and berries by Emily Harmston Cakes

Gumpaste poinsettia, hellebores, snowdrops, berries and foliage - there's no shortage of winter sugar flower ideas for the wedding cake decorator or Christmas bride. Also known as the Christmas rose, the hellebore is a top choice for a floral winter wedding cake that encapsulates the beauty of a … [Read more...]

Floral Fall Wedding Cakes for Autumn

autumn flowers and berries wedding cake by Amy Swann Cakes

Autumn is a season that can pose a conundrum for the fall bride who wants to incorporate elements of autumn into her wedding cake design, yet dreams of a lush, floral wedding cake creation. Our featured designers this week have created a seamless blend of late summer blooms accented with touches … [Read more...]

Fruits of the Forest – Autumn Nuts & Berries

autumn wedding cake with apple blossoms and roses by Erica O'Brien left, blackberry wedding cake by Maggie Austin right

With rustic, woodsy wedding backdrops haute wedding style for 2015/2016, there's never been a better time to try out decorating with gumpaste fruits of the forest and autumnal foliage. Inspired by a selection of the some of the best examples of fall-themed cake art below, we've put together a … [Read more...]

Fondant Frills & Garden Flowers

ruffle wedding cake Suzanne-Harward left, ruffle wedding cake with blush roses by Maggie Austin right

When frills and ruffles first emerged as a major design trend in wedding cake decorating, designers took care not to go too over the top with the "frou-frou". Beautiful frilled confections were dressed with a single, statement flower or an elegant, elevated floral arrangment. But with wedding … [Read more...]