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Wedding Cake Themes and Ideas

Every wedding deserves a show-stopping wedding cake. A wedding cake is so much more than just a sweet treat for guests. It’s the beautiful centrepiece of your wedding reception, and an important part of your special day. It’s also likely to feature in lots of your wedding photos! So, make your wedding cake truly special and theme it with the rest of your wedding day with these inspiring ideas.

Royal British Wedding Cake

Celebrate a truly royal wedding with a red, white, and blue palette. Take inspiration from traditional British favourites, like Victoria sponge and strawberries with cream, to create a stunning wedding cake.

Wedding Cake Themes and Ideas - Royal Wedding Cake

Match your British bake to stationery which features elegant natural detail. This will capture a regal air, while also calling the English countryside to mind.

Wedding Cake Themes and Ideas - Romantic Woodland Invitation

Featured Design: ‘Romantic Woodland Tree – Day Invitation’

Rustic Wedding Cake

Are you having a rustic wedding theme? Or perhaps you have a woodland venue? Then try a semi-naked cake to recreate a tree trunk look. Foliage and berries add to the natural theme.

Wedding Cake Themes and Ideas - Cake by Sky's the Limit Custom Cakes & More - Photo by Crystal Stokes Photography

Cake: Sky’s the Limit! | Photograph: Crystal Stokes Photography

Match the dessert to bohemian forest-inspired stationery to complete your theme.

Wedding Cake Themes and Ideas - Watercolour Flower Bouquet Wedding Invitation

Featured Design: ‘Watercolour Flower Bouquet – Boutique Wedding Invitation & RSVP’

Contemporary Wedding Cake

Sleek and modern themes, like the on-trend industrial style, are great for couples seeking a twist on tradition. You can add your own spin to this theme in so many ways, but one common element is sharp, clean lines. So, look for geometric fondant and unusual icing patterns, like marble or metal.

Wedding Cake Themes and Ideas - Cake by Tal Rosner - Photo by Danielle Yashar Photography

Cake: Tal Rosner | Photograph: Danielle Yashar Photography

Combine the cake with some contemporary stationery that really shows your style.

Wedding Cake Themes and Ideas - Elegant Marble Blush Table Name Number

Featured Design: ‘Elegant Marble Blush – Table Name/Number’

Vintage Wedding Cake

Pale pastel colours and elegant lace details make the vintage wedding theme ideal inspiration for your cake. Look for delicate lace patterns crafted from soft icing to capture the theme. You could also recreate vintage patterns from around the venue, like pretty polka dots or floral wallpaper.

Wedding Cake Themes and Ideas - Cake by Zoe Clark Cakes

Cake: Zoe Clark Cakes

Whichever shade you choose, find the stationery to match by looking for the colour palette symbol on our website. It means that you can change the design colour to suit your theme!

Wedding Cake Themes and Ideas - Vintage Lace Wedding Sign

Featured Design: ‘Vintage Lace – Wedding Sign’

Cake Boxes

With cakes this beautiful, everyone will want a slice of the action! Make sure all your guests have a piece of your show-stopper pastry with a cake box. And, if you want to make it really special, why not make the box to the bake? Our personalised cake boxes feature a design of your choice from our website, helping you coordinate your wedding stationery further. You could also add some of our own home-made flourishes with our ribbons.

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