Wedding Cake Decorations

When it comes to wedding cake decorations, there are standard items that are needed, and then there is the fun extras that make your cake unique.

Typical supplies include:

  • wedding cake topper
  • icing or fondant
  • finish texture such as dotting, swirling or ribbing
  • cake plate - what is the cake standing on?
  • then all the extras!

cake decorator

Once you have the basics covered, then you can decide on variations to create the perfect custom wedding cake that represents you. There is a lot you can do with wedding cake decorations nowadays.

Idea! 1:

Get flowers that have not been sprayed from your local florist or farmers market and cascade the flowers down the side of the cake. This creates an elegant feel that ties in to the floral arrangements of your wedding.

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Photo Courtesy of Erik Skaar

Idea! 2:

Create shapes out of fimo dough or edible clay to give your cake a fun homemade look that is as unique as you are!

drunk cake
Photo Courtesy of Ben Haisch Photography

Idea! 3:

If you have a multi tier cake, give each tier a different texture. This keeps the cake simple and elegant while stile maintaining visual interest. You can even make each tier a different color tone to give it real variety.

bamboo wedding cake

If you are still not sure about what you would like to do, then look at what others have done. By looking at wedding cake pictures, you can find inspiration and get your own ideas.

More wedding cake designs ideas coming soon in the Wedding Ideas on a Budget e-zine. What are some of the decoration ideas that you have come up with? Share your stories and ideas here.

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