It’s always interesting when a couple comes to me with a collage of cake photos to use for inspiration. My challenge is to find the common design element that links them all together. Sometimes, the commonality is a color palette. Other times, there is a design theme, and still other times it’s a combination of the two. Devin and Brian brought these cakes to me. (All photos courtesy of http://www.theknot.com/).
Initially, I was stumped. Then I saw their invitation suite:
Mystery solved! Most of the cakes in the collage contain the same sage green found on their invitations. Devin was also really drawn to the birds on the second cake and wanted to incorporate them into the cake design. Here’s the sketch we agreed on: