Need some inspiration for your cake design? Check out these impressive confections!
Add a sugar Glamelia to your cake.
Cake by A White Cake
Top your cake with a small bouquet of flowers crafted out of sugar.
Cake by Carlo's Bakery
Make each layer stand out with its own traditional piping pattern. A hidden monogram adds a personal touch.
Cake by Elegantly Iced
This ruffled look resembles crepe paper gathered into a flower.
Incorporate different shapes and piping techniques on each layer.
Photo Credit: Kimberly Chau Photography
Strategically-placed sugar flowers and bands of fondant add visual interest to this all-white cake.
Cake by Lulu Custom Cake Boutique
Alternate the piping pattern on each layer, and add a ribbon that matches your color scheme.
Photo Credit: Maria Angela Photography
Fondant bands gathered with elegant sugar brooches give off a Victorian vibe.
Delicate flowers, romantic swirls, metallic accents, and a sweet monogram come together beautifully in this lovely cake.
Pearlized fondant with raised swirls and a touch of flowers.
Photo Credit: Amanda Marie Photography
A vintage-inspired creation with raised frames and gold accents.
A Cinderella-inspired cake, complete with a glass slipper on a pillow.
Photo Credit: Eye Wander Photo
Vintage chandeliers with a classic black and white pattern.
Add a sweet bow on each layer.
Show off the cake's clean lines with a thin ribbon band on each layer and a few carefully-placed flowers.
Photo Credit: Muriel Silva Photography
Wrap each tier in pearlized fondant, accentuated with sugar flowers.
Cake by Mark Joseph Cakes
Pearls add a glam touch to a simple cake. Punch it up with brightly-colored flowers.
Crystal brooches and a split monogram accentuate the intricate piping on this glam cake.
Cake by Palermo's Bakery
Give each layer a special touch, from crystal sashes to pin dots to brooches.
Embossed white fondant and crystals, combined with pearl-accented flowers, dress up a lustrous ivory cake.
A ruffled bottom tier with just a touch of bling on each layer makes a strong statement.
Ruffles, flowers, and pearls come together on this unique cake.
Cake by Cake Alchemy
Instead of a cake topper, make the center tier the focal point of the cake.
Photo Credit: Embrace Life Photography
Pearls highlight the draped fondant, while roses with floral crystals complement the draping. A crystal monogram tops it all off.
Photo Credit: Mulberry Lane Studio Photography
Sweet and subtle — include your new last initial on one of the tiers, accented by pearls.
This intricate monogram blends right in with the design on the top and bottom tiers.
Cake by Bread Basket Cake Company
Make your monogram the only piece of color on the cake; gold is an ultra-romantic choice.
Photo Credit: Rich Kessler Photography
Instead of putting your monogram on top, add it to the tier you plan to cut.
Dress the cake in cymbidium orchids for a tropical feel.
Photo Credit: Alexi Shields Photography
Simple stems of pretty blooms add just enough flower power.
Mini sugar flowers cover every inch of this delicious cake.
Photo Credit: Angel Canary Photography
A whimsical design alternating white flowers on blue fondant and blue flowers on white fondant, with a few stems coming off the cake to bring it to life.
Sugar calla lilies, peonies, and roses cascade down the center of this cake.
Hand-drawn flowers add a spring vibe to this light green cake.
Each tier resembles a beautifully-wrapped gift accented with gorgeous flowers.
Cherry blossoms dress up this homespun buttercream cake.
Photo Credit: Carrie Wildes Photography
A pretty bow perfectly complements this flower-covered confection.
Colorful flowers jump off this brown and white cake.
Cake by Maggie Austin Cake
A few fun anemones dress up an all-white cake.
Photo Credit: Casey Fatchett Photography
Bright flowers and stems are perfect for spring and summer weddings.
A hand-cut floral overlay with tiers of varying heights.
Cake by Charm City Cakes
Create the illusion of falling flower petals by placing a single bloom on top and adding a few petals on each layer.
Laser-cut flowers are a modern take on a floral cake.
Elegant cascading orchids create a lovely focal point on this romantic cake with lace detailing and bits of bling.
Add floral appliques that coordinate with the pattern on your dress. Planning on wearing pearls? Trim each layer with a candy version.
Lace trim perfectly coordinates with a vintage-inspired dress.
Cake by Cupcakes Couture
Add some height by separating tiers with bands of color.
Make your cake your "something blue."
Photo Credit: Meg Baisden Photography
With its ruffled skirt and lace top, this pretty cake resembles a fit-and-flare silhouette. A peach bow is the perfect finishing touch.
Cake by Jay Qualls Cakes
A sleek bottom tier provides the perfect contrast for the flowerette and scalloped tiers above.
Photo Credit: Ashfall Mixed Media, Inc.
Simple pearl drops and a bold rose on the center tier perfectly breaks up this textured cake.
Incorporate a different pattern on each layer, tied together by a cohesive color palette.
Pair the trendy chevron pattern with more traditional scallops and pin dots.
Photo Credit: Disney Fine Art Photography & Video
Separate two different patterns with a ribbon of fondant.
Balance the cake with florals on the top and bottom.
Photo Credit: William Innes Photography
Alternate patterns for a chic look.
A homespun buttercream cake accented by peonies.
Photo Credit: Hailey Erickson
Add a colorful ruffle that gets thicker as it winds down the cake.
A unique twist on a checkered pattern.
This wavy ruffled pattern is a fun choice for a beach wedding.
The vintage-inspired lace and pearls are a perfect contrast to the modern purple shade.
Dove gray and Tiffany blue are accented by intricate piping and oversized florals.
A chocolate-lover's dream! Cover your cake in cake balls.
Photo Credit: AMS Photography
Jazz up a classic white cake with a geometric stripe.
A vintage-inspired pattern goes modern in blue.
Add a touch of paisley on square tiers.
Laser cutouts above a white cake.
A decorative pattern with tiers placed slightly off center.
A honeycomb pattern above an ombré-shaded cake.
Add a whimsical touch with multicolored whoopie pies, and top your cake with swirled lollipops.
Cake by The Little Daisy Bakeshop
Choose a different shape for each tier to make a white cake more interesting.
Photo Credit: Memoire Studio
Inspired by Cinderella's Castle, this cake is a Disney bride's dream.
Photo Credit: A Magic Moment
A hexagon shape combines the roundness of a traditional cake with the modernity of a square cake.
Give a classic cake design a more modern feel by alternating hexagonal and round tiers.
Add extra dimension to your cake by mixing in some 3-D flowers.
A painted design to coordinate with your color palette.
Place a double-thick tier in the center of the cake — it makes a great canvas for a painting.
Combine a painted design with a piped version to add extra dimension to your cake.
Cake by Jim Smeals
A pretty floral design that covers all tiers.
Fondant branches with a single flower make a bold impact.
Laser-cut floral silhouettes with a coordinating arrangement.
Dress up a black & white cake with brightly-colored flowers.
Photo Credit: Off BEET Productions
Floral cutouts are a modern take.
Photo Credit: Elevate Photography
Separate the tiers with a metallic accent, and incorporate the shade on every other tier for just enough shine.
Cake by Cake Alchemy/Photo Credit: Christian Oth Studio
Gilded trim and floral accents add just enough luster.
Flower petals beautifully break up these metallic tiers.
Combine unique shapes, like a floral base and a belted tier accented by a monogram, with shiny gold touches and texture galore.
Dust your cake with silver luster.
Feeling a little more daring? Cover your cake and cake table in gold.
Cake by Party Flavors Custom Cakes/Photo Credit: Misty Miotto Photography
Fade from blue to white, ruffles to smooth.
Combine two of the biggest trends — chevron and ombré — in one delicious cake.
Bring your ombré full circle by matching the darkest shade on the top tier as well.
Use fondant layers for a clean ombré effect.
Instead of flowers, coat your cake in ombré petals for a modern take.
A pretty snowflake design topped with a bow is perfect for a winter wedding.
Blue pin dots add to the beachy feel of this seashell-covered cake.
Photo Credit: Cindy Patrick Photography
Celebrate summer's fruit with a strawberry-adorned confection.
Photo Credit: Choco Studio
Pretty daisies and lovebirds are perfect for summer.
A daisy-covered cake is a sweet pick for spring.
Rich hues and autumnal shades make this the perfect fit for fall nuptials.
A pumpkin-topped cake inspired by the fall foliage.
Photo Credit: C. Tyson Photography
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