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Trend Watch: Painted Cakes

Mar 24, 2016 10:47AM ● By Cate Reynolds
By Tina Byland

Talk about too pretty to eat! These watercolored tiers of beauty will stand alone as a hallmark of your wedding decorations. The best part about this trend is that it works with literally every wedding theme you could ask for. A commissioned work of art, work with your baker to come up with a cake that is uniquely you.

Abstract brush strokes and a hint of glitter will catch eyes without being specific or overwhelming. Cakes by Rachael


Give your baker the opportunity to play with patterns using your wedding colors. You never know what they’ll come up with! The Main Ingredient


A little bit Dutch, a little bit floral, this cake is a great alternative to a traditional floral cake. Cakes by Rachael


Instead of a cake topper with your new monogram, have it painted on your cake. Cakes by Rachael


It doesn’t get more Chesapeake Bay than a blue crab cake! Cakes by Rachael


The structure of the stripes and ribbons of gold give this cake a perfectly modern look for lovers of clean lines. The Main Ingredient