10 Confetti Throwing Cakes

10 Confetti Throwing Cakes  | including this design by Erica OBrien  | on TheCakeBlog.com

Summer is on our doorstep and that can only mean one thing.  It's time to celebrate!  The summer season is one of the most popular times to party, with weddings in full swing, showers for both babies and brides and birthday parties galore.  Not to mention pool parties, graduation parties, patio ... Continue Reading

Design Tips : Movement

Design Tips: Creating Movement | by Rachael Teufel for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Rachael Teufel of Intricate Icings Cake Design, is back for the next post in our Design Tips series.  Join Rachael as she shares a new cake while teaching us the basics of great design.  This month's topic is Movement. Movement within art can mean two things. It can be how the ... Continue Reading

Building On A Technique

Black and White Stripes with a splash of color | by Allison Kelleher for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Allison Kelleher of AK Cake Design, is back with a gorgeous new design and some insight on her creative process. Today I’m going to talk a little about one of my favorite topics – the process of creating. Over the past few months, I’ve been obsessed with stripes.  It started ... Continue Reading

Design Tips : Balance

Black & Silver Sequin Cake | by Rachael Teufel for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Rachael Teufel of Intricate Icings Cake Design, is back for the next post in our Design Tips series.  Join Rachael as she shares a new cake while teaching us the basics of great design.  This month's topic is Balance. Cakes are pieces of art, and most art follows a few basic ... Continue Reading

Peach String Art Cake

Peach String Art Cake | by Erica OBrien for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erica OBrien, is back for the next post in our Trending series.  Join Erica as she goes from inspiration on Pinterest to cake concept and then the final cake design. I took an eclectic art class in junior high school in which we learned lots of art forms, including ... Continue Reading

Design Tips : Inspiration

Arrow Cake | Finding Inspiration in Everyday Life | by Rachael Teufel for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Rachael Teufel of Intricate Icings Cake Design, is here for the first post in our Design Tips series.  Join Rachael as she shares a new cake while teaching us the basics of great design.  This month's topic is Inspiration. Finding the right inspiration and designing an ... Continue Reading

Craftsy

10 Gorgeously Green Cakes

10 Gorgeously Green Cakes  | including this design by The SweetSide  | on TheCakeBlog.com

Happy St. Patrick's Day!  Do you have your green on?  Because we're getting our green on!  We're spending today loving on some amazing cakes in every shade of green.  These cakes are not filled with Leprechauns or shamrocks, rainbows or pots of gold.  Instead, they are incredibly lovely designs with ... Continue Reading

10 Flower Cakes for Spring

10 Flower Cakes for Spring | including this design by Sweet Cakes & Pastry  | on TheCakeBlog.com

Happy Monday!  Daylight Savings Time began over the weekend and we officially sprang forward.  While we were bummed to lose an hour of sleep, we're beyond ready for spring to arrive!  Thank goodness we're getting closer and closer each day.  Who's with me in being over the cold and the snow?  In an ... Continue Reading

Marquee Letters Cake

Mr & Mrs Marquee Letters Cake | by Erica OBrien for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erica OBrien, is back for the next post in our Trending series.  Join Erica as she goes from inspiration on Pinterest to cake concept and then the final cake design. We have an ongoing joke at the shop about who comes up with the best design concepts.  My sister, the soup ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

10 Watercolor Cakes

10 Watercolor Cakes | including this design by Baked | on TheCakeBlog.com

Watercolor cakes have been popping up on The Cake Blog since 2012 and we love seeing this trend continue to grow and evolve.  Today we're crushing on a fresh batch of designs, each created with the soft swirls and mixed shades of watercolor.  From hand-painted florals to structured patterns, ... Continue Reading