The addition of flower buds to sugar flower bouquets has been one of the most chic and beautiful new trends in sugar floristry – a trend spearheaded by Jacqueline Butler of Petalsweet with the publication of her excellent flower buds tutorials. Above, Jacqueline’s fabulous peony buds are featured in a stunning palette of soft pink, white and lime green.
Peeping buds add a spring fresh touch to the exquisitely crafted cake below by Sweet Disposition, Australia.
Bliss Pastry Florida’s exquisite watercolour wedding cake below is given a beautiful botanical touch with a sprays of flowers buds and sugar flowers arranged in a chic asymmetrical style.
Lush florals are enhanced with delicate buds in the two superb sugar flower displays below from the Sugar Penguin Cakery (left) and the Cake Virtuoso Studio (right).
Great for filling in gaps in sugar flower arrangements, gumpaste buds can be used in addition to, or instead of, filler flowers and an authentic garden style arrangement.
Spring flower buds are woven through a stylish ivory and green arrangment in the design (below left) by Sugar Couture Cupcakes & Cakes with an unbelievably pretty teacup full of sugar flower buds and blossoms from Hilary Rose Cupcakes (below right).
A beautifully textured ranunculus flower is accented with white blossoms and lime green flowerbuds from Petalsweet, below.
A truly unique and stylish wedding cake design features below (via WedLuxe) in a chic taupe colour scheme with fresh white peonies, interlaced with tiny buds and blossoms for a fabulous spring wedding cake design.
Sugar flower perfection is been achieved by Torta di Nadia, Italy in the exquisite peony rose and flowerbuds composition, below.
Pastel berries are another trend peeping through in cake design with two supremely pretty creations below from Elegantly Iced UK (below left) and Edible Essence Cake Art (right).
Natural green berries add a splendid touch to the beautiful fresh white arrangement of ranuncula, parrot tulips and foliage below from La Lavende Cake Boutique.
Pastel berries add an extra dash of pretty to the beautiful rose cake below from A Pocket Full of Sweetness, created at a Faye Cahill workshop.
On the right, Sharon Wee’s vintage doile wedding cake design in dusk pink is adorned with a beautiful spray of ranuncula and fresh green flower buds. (You can find the stencil used to create this design here from Sharon Wee Creations).
Readers may also be interested in our features on:
- Spring Wedding Cakes
- Lily-of-the-Valley Wedding Cakes
- Spring Woodland Wedding Cakes
- English Garden Wedding Cakes
- Tumbling, Trailing Sugar Flowers
- Midsummer Night’s Dream Wedding Cakes
- A Compendium of Sugar Flowers & Tutorials
- Sugar Foliage & Tutorials
- Gumpaste Succulents & Tutorials
- Floral Gift Box Cakes
- Cherry Blossom Cakes
- Peony Wedding Cakes & Occasion Cakes
- Dahlia Cake Designs
- Floral Garland Wedding Cakes
- Secret Garden Cakes
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