Borders, Trims & Edging

Rose border wedding cake by Sweet Tiers AU left, bas relief edging wedding cake by Amelie's Kitchen right

Borders aren't just about adding a trim to the bottom edge of your cake tiers anymore - this year it's all about using pretty trims and edging to create a border along the top edge of your cake tiers. From gorgeous bas relief style edging as featured above (by Sweet Tiers, AU left and Amelie's … [Read more...]

Foliage & Greenery Decorated Wedding Cakes: Wedding Cake Trend 2017

Wedding cake with greenery by DeVoli Cakes, gumpaste foliage by Petalsweet right

Officially named the color shade of 2017, greenery is set to come to the fore in wedding cake decorating this year. Building on the existing woodland and nature-inspired wedding cake trend, gumpaste foliage and greenery no longer have just a bit part in wedding cake decorating. Foliage takes on not … [Read more...]

Wedding Cakes Inspired by Geology – Marble, Agate, Geodes & Precious Metals

Marble wedding cake in grey and blush by Emily Hankins Cakes, A Thing Like That Photography

While marbled fondant might be the bane of decorators who missed a spot when mixing color through fondant, marble wedding cakes are definitely having a moment in the cake world. Alongside their cousins - precious metals, geodes and agate - wedding cake art is taking its cue from geology and some of … [Read more...]

Edible Cake Stands

Edible cake stand with ornate gold detailing by De La Rosa Cupcakes

For an ultra elegant finishing touch to your wedding cake design, there is nothing quite like adding an ornate edible cake stand crafted from gumpaste. By simply adding an extra cake board underneath the cake to add height, it's surprisingly easy to achieve the illusion of a cake stand using moulded … [Read more...]

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...]

Silver Sequins Wedding Cakes

silver sequins cakes by Simply Sweet Cakes & Cupcakes left, Anna Elizabeth Cakes, photo by Kunioo via WedLuxe right

Sparkling silver adds a timeless touch of elegance to a wedding celebration at any time of year, but is particularly beautiful for a winter wedding. Edible silver sequins paired with pale blue makes a stunning winter wedding cake colour combination (above left) from Simply Sweet Cakes & … [Read more...]

Gold Sequins Wedding Cakes

Gold sequins wedding cakes from Erica O'Brien Cakes (right, Erin Schrad Photography) and Jenna Rae Cakes (left)

A glamorous gold sequins wedding cake dressed with couture ruffles or voluminous sugar flowers creates a wow wedding cake centrepiece. Paired with soft pinks and foliage or hot pink roses, with gold sequins you have an array of accent colours to choose from in styling your sequinned … [Read more...]

Woodland Wedding Cakes – Part 2

deer antlers wedding cake by Laugh Love Cakes, Brittany Mahood Phot left, woodland wedding cake by Madison Lee's Cakes right

Woodland wedding cakes continue to evolve with ever more imaginative and authentic designs being created by talented cake designers. (You'll find more on Woodland Wedding Cakes listed at the end of this feature.) Laugh Love Cakes have created a beautfully bridal style woodland wedding cake (above … [Read more...]

Tree Bark, Woodgrain & Tree Stump Cake Tutorials

tree bark cake tutorial by The Juniper Cakery

From the simplest to the more detailed, we've all the best woodgrain, tree bark and tree stump cake tutorials from the web this week, (plus a collection of Birch Tree Cake Tutorials in Part 2). Starting with The Juniper Cakery's fabulous floral wedding cake above, learn how to re-create their … [Read more...]

Birch Tree Cake Tutorials

birch tree cake tutorials collection on Cake Geek

Following on from our Tree Bark/Woodgrain & Tree Stump Cakes tutorials, we also have a selection of the best birch tree cake tutorials online. Starting with Shawna McGreevy's birch tree cake perfection above - see Shawna's excellent tutorial here: birch tree cake tutorial. Cakes.com … [Read more...]