Event design: cake area styling

Those of you who follow me on insta will know by now that i am a huge lover of a well styled cake area. in this blog i am going to share you some of my favourite cake styling areas. I am Zoey, a Manchester wedding stylist and this is my blog that will hopefully inspire and encourage you along your wedding planning journey.


Why style a cake area? a cake for your wedding or any event can be a big investment. So, why stick it in the corner on a small round table? Well, usually because that was the done thing or because you have way to much to think about event planning and the thought of adding in styling a cake area makes you want to scream! Well don't worry as just adding a few key elements will make all the difference! 


Here I still used the round table and just added a few key elements as I wanted the floral display above to do all the talking! This would work just as well with no floral display above. thing to think about, tablecloth here I used grey chiffon, this is great to add texture and float over the cloth that may be provided. I added height and then another coloured chiffon to keep the floaty organic feel. A few extra treats were added to the cake order and I used clear acrylic boxes to add extra height  but not to break up the organic feel from the chiffon. 


photos: Gail Secker Photography  



One key element is enough to take your cake table from blah to the stylish cake display your guests will have ever seen. i am loving macrame and it is set to be a huge 2019 wedding trend and i am sure a 2020 wedding trend also!  Here are a few ways I have used macrame when setting up a cake feature area. 




Photos: Emma Boyle Photography   


I love to add different heights and textures to a dessert or cake area. plinths are a great way to do this. They make the whole cake or dessert area a real feature of the event, instagram worthy pics!




 Photos: Kerry Lou Photography 



Let me know your plans for your cake area below! if you have any questions i am always happy to chat, send me an email at zoey@bespokeeventsnadstyling.co.uk





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