Forbidden Love Wedding Cake

Daily Top 3 - Feb 03, 2015

I have been waiting to post this cake for a few months now – I think it is my favorite I’ve made (up to now – hehe!) I was so honored to be asked by the amazing Laura Loukaides to design a cake for Cake Masters February “Love Stories” theme. And even more excited to find out it made it in the magazine – woop! When I was thinking about “forbidden love” stories, the first one that jumped into my head was Romeo and Juliet – so I went with it – but with a country twist! ;) I used stylized Juliet roses with exaggerated star centers to represent “star-crossed lovers” the twining leaves remind me of the famous balcony scene. I made barbed wire out of floral wire and hung the only key to the locked heart on the barbs to represent the danger of their love. I used bas relief for the wildflower tier but the turquoise barn wood is probably my favorite part – turquoise is my favorite color and I’m a French Country design girl at heart. I love the way it really pops with the pale pinks and greens. Oy – I’ve written a novel – can you tell how much I love this one – haha! Thank you again to Cake Masters and Laura for asking me to contribute – I will treasure this one forever – I hope you love it as much as I do! <3 Shannon

Supplies: fondant gumpaste food coloring floral wire & tape

Tags: romeo and juliet romantic wedding cake wedding cake turquoise cake love cake heart cake

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Katarzynka ...

Gorgeous!

Danijela Lilchickcupcakes ...

so so pretty

Lisa Salerno ...

Beautiful x

MILA ...

Gorgeous!!!!

Shannon Bond Cake Design ...

Thank you so much!! <3 <3

bakeycakey ...

OMG – LOOOOOOOVE!!

miettes ...

Madly in love with this and LOVE that turquoise tier!!

Goreti ...

Stunning! LOVE

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen) ...

I think this is my favorite too… Tells such a story, and that wooden tier, wow 💖

Rumana Jaseel ...

This is so damn pretty! And so well interpreted Shannon.

Embellishcandc ...

Beautiful and a lovely design story.

Shannon Bond Cake Design ...

Thank you so much for your lovely comments!! <3

Sugar Duckie (Maria McDonald) ...

Oh so so sooooo beautiful!

Veenas Art of Cakes ...

Oh wow. Love this <3

sugarbaby ...

Stunning!

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