Wildlife & Nature Inspired Wedding Cakes

pheasant wedding cake by The Enchanting Merchant Co. autumn wedding cake

Autumn is one of the most magnificent seasons from which to draw inspiration for wildlife and outdoors inspired wedding cake designs. The Enchanting Merchant Company have created this stunning and unique tribute to the great outdoors (above) with game season inspired tartan and fabulously crafted … [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...]

Easter Chic – Cakes & Treats

easter bunny cookies iced biscuits from The Little Boutique Bakery UK, easter cake right by Torten Deluxe by Ludmilla Schmalz

With the recent growth in interest in cake decorating, easter confectionery is no longer all about eggs - cakes, cookies and cupcakes are now just as big a part of the springtime celebration. The Little Boutique Bakery UK have created the beautiful pastel selection of easter bunny iced biscuits … [Read more...]

Lily-of-the-Valley Wedding Cakes

lily of the valley wedding cake lace wedding cake by Party Flavors, KT Merry Photography via Style Me Pretty

As a symbol of spring, lily-of-the-valley is a  classic bridal favourite loved by brides for its delicate white blossoms and fragrant scent. Carried by the Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Grace of Monaco in their bridal bouquets, this refined woodland flowering plant signifies "the return to … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Cakes, Cookies & Confections

valentines cookies by Sugar Pearls Cakes and Bakes and cake by Kelly Warwick Cakes

Love will soon be in the air so it's time to start planning your Valentine's Day baked goodies for February 14th.  Starting with iced cookies (above left), these exquisitely decorated Valentine's treats by Sugar Pearls Cakes and Bakes would definitely send hearts a-flutter on the most romantic day … [Read more...]

Christmas in Pastels

pastel christmas cakes by De Koekenbakkers left, Alan Dunn Sugarcraft right

With a soft dusting of winter snow, muted pastels are Cake Geek's favourite colour pallette for christmas decorating - cakes & otherwise (but then Cake Geek is a major fan of pastels pretty much all year round...) Above, we have two picture perfect pastel christmas cakes - a fabulous … [Read more...]

Christmas Gingerbread Houses….And A Magical Christmas Village

gingerbread house christmas by Torte Jagode in Dinozavri left and candyland christmas cake in gingerbread right via Pinterest

A beautifully decorated Christmas gingerbread house never fails to bring out the big kid in us all and each year cake decorators seem to produce more and more beautiful designs. Torte Jagode in Dinozavri have designed the candy pink festive creation featured above (left) and on the right, a … [Read more...]

Novelty Christmas Cakes for Children

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If you want to steal some of Santa's thunder this year, then put your novelty cake making skills to work this christmas and watch your little ones" faces light up with excitement when they see what you've created for them. This week we have some of the most magical christmas cakes for children … [Read more...]

Classic Christmas Cakes

classic christmas cake decorating christmas giftbox cake by Made With Love Cakes

When it comes to christmas cake decorating, classic designs such as festive gift box cakes are firm favourites. Pamela McCaffrey of  Made With Love Cakes' enduringly elegant style is represented perfectly in her stylish christmas present box cake above. (See last week's Rustic Christmas Cakes & … [Read more...]

Rustic Christmas Cakes & Winter Berry Cakes

rustic christmas cakes winter berry cakes from Pinterest left, Call Me Cupcake right

Rustic style cake decorating really comes into its own for the festive season with an abundance of simple decorations to create that pared-down, natural look for holiday cakes. Frozen berries add a wonderful iced effect to a christmas dessert with a beautiful example (above left) by Laugh Love … [Read more...]