Thinking Outside the Traditional Wedding Cake Box

Weddings have come a long way when it comes to design and creativity and wedding cakes are no exception! Not only is it a sweet treat for your wedding guests but it can be a great way to bring your wedding style together.

Add Color

Traditionally, a weddings cake is white. However, changing up the base color of your wedding cake is a great and simple way to bring in the color palette of your wedding design. It can also help tie in the accent elements of your cake, such as cascading florals like pictured in this wedding cake from Bake a Wish.

Mixed Design

Along with bringing color into the base of your cake, you can also mixed elements up to given your cake dimension. Wedding cake baker, Sweet Miss V’s used white buttercream and emerald colored geometric shaped fondant for this stunning cake below. Add in fresh flowers with tones from your color palette and your wedding cake will help bring your whole wedding design together.

Sugar Flowers

Flowers on wedding cakes are nothing new but sugar flowers done by a talented sugar artist will always stop wedding guests in there tracks to admire your wedding cake. Sugar flowers allow your wedding cake baker to not be limited by the seasonal availability of flowers and really get creative with the design. Bakers Cottage Cakes did and incredible job with these spring inspired cascading sugar flowers above.

Painted Elements

A wedding cakes is a blank canvas. Not only can design elements be added to them but they can also be painted on. Whether you are looking to have something simple or a custom design to match another element of your wedding, it’s a great way to bring some interest to a plain wedding cake. Everything Cake used the floral that framed a white wedding cake as inspiration for her lovely painted floral design above.

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