Leading wedding resource The Knot recently released its annual wedding trends report, detailing the top trends for 2018. Among those are several wedding dessert trends, including hand-painted wedding cakes.
Hand-painting is a personalized touch that can greatly reflect a wedding theme on a cake. Whether it be a classical floral design or some other unique symbolism, these examples of hand-painted cakes show why this is expected to be a big trend in the coming year.
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This gorgeous cake from Nadia & Co. in Toronto is referred to as Secret Garden.
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Rachelle's in London, U.K. specializes in hand-painted cakes, such as this one called Magnolia.
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A hand-painted cupcake creates an optical illusion on this cake from Butterfly Bakeshop in New York.
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A sugar flower cascade combined with hand painting creates a unique optical illusion on this cake from Betty Bakery in Brooklyn.
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Cakes make a great canvas for creativity, such as with this watercolor-like design from Sweet and Saucy Shop in Long Beach, California.
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Another beautiful floral design, from Elysia Roots Cakes in Chicago.
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Celebrate Life Cake Boutique in Ballwin, Missouri did this rose gold wedding cake with hand-painted botanicals.
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