Toile Cake Designs

toile cake designs from Cake Opera left and Pasteles Alma right

Beautiful artwork never goes out of style and with handpainted cake art exploding in popularity, exquisite antique toile patterns have become the one of the most chic and admired vintage cake styles of the moment. The Cake Opera Company and Pasteles Alma have created the two outstanding toile … [Continue reading]

Pirate Cupcake Topper Tutorial

pirate cake topper tutorial from Sweet & Unique Cupcake Toppers by Lynlee North Beckett

Cupcake connoisseur and party pro, Lynlee North Beckett has just released her brand new book, Sweet & Unique Cupcake Toppers with over 80 new miniature topper tutorials in a wonderful array of party themes. The level is detail is astounding but with instructions so clearly explained, even a … [Continue reading]

Cakes with Stripes

cakes with stripes by The Cake Parlour left and by My Cupcakery right

As with polka dots featured on Monday, stripes are also a great customisable cake design that work for lots of occasions, whether you're going for … [Continue reading]

Polka Dot Cakes

polka dot wedding cakes by Hall of Cakes UK left and Sophisticakes Falmouth,UK right

A polka dot design is one of the prettiest and simplest cake decorations and works for lots of different occassions and styles of cakes, whether … [Continue reading]

Shabby Chic: Buttercream & Lace

buttercream and edible lace wedding cake shabby chic by Just Jen's Desserts 2

Fine textured edible lace products have been one of the most popular new cake decorating products on the market in the last year or so. We've seen … [Continue reading]

Vintage Suitcase Cakes

suitcase cakes vintage lugage cakes by Firefly India left and by Bake A Boo Cakes New Zealand right

Suitcase cakes are always been popular with brides and grooms heading off on an exotic honeymoon, but they're more popular than ever now for a whole … [Continue reading]

Midsummer Night’s Dream Wedding Cakes

Midsummer Night's Dream wedding cakes by the Butter End Cakery left, image right by Crystal Stokes Photography

The Shakespearian tale, A Midsummer Night's Dream is a beautiful, classical theme for a summer season wedding, providing lots of design inspiration … [Continue reading]

Stained Glass Cake Tutorial from Lily Vanilli

stained glass cake tutorial by Lily Vanilli

When it comes to funky baking ideas, Sweet Tooth by Lily Vanilli is a stand-out baking book. Packed full of beautiful baked goods each with an … [Continue reading]

Flower Fairy Cakes

flower fairy cake by Bella Cupcakes enchanted fairy cake

A flower fairy cake is one of the most enchanting cakes you can make for a little girl's birthday party and the exquisite cakes above and below by … [Continue reading]

Bas Relief Cake Decorating

bas relief cake designs by Maggie Austin Cake

Bas relief is a fabulous technique for cake decorating that has been brought to the fore by the innovative cake designs of US designer, Maggie Austin. … [Continue reading]