Bohemian Art Deco Shoot


As some of you may have noticed, I have been absent for the past couple weeks. I was away on vacation to visit my family in England!

Upon my return, I found out that a photo shoot {that I contributed a cake to} was featured in 100 Layer Cake, YAY! Stephanie Collins and Emily Hegg of Tasteful Tatters were the masterminds behind this beautiful, bohemian shoot. The pair chose a fairly neutral palette with accents of mint, turquoise and gold which gave the shoot a soft but contemporary feel to it.




For the cake, I wanted to keep in modern but pretty enough to be a wedding cake.  The bride’s dress was a huge inspiration for the whole concept of the shoot and I wanted that to be carried through with the design of the cake. The top tier, 3 overlapping triangles with hints of gold; the middle, 2 horizontal lines; the bottom, a gold-painted, diamond stencil design.

The stencil design was a DIY project. I knew that I wanted to have the tribal shapes but I didn’t want to cut out a million tiny pieces of fondant and arrange them in a dysfunctional puzzle. So, I made a stencil. You can find blank sheets of stencil paper in most craft stores. Just trace or draw your design onto the sheet and cut out carefully with an exacto knife. Voila! A custom, unique stencil for a fraction of what you would pay for a premade one and the results are incredible.




Thank you all for stopping by, be sure to head over to 100 Layer Cake to see more beautiful photos from this shoot!


Photography: Stephanie Collins / Vintage Rentals + Design: Tasteful Tatters / Caterer: Savour This Moment Catering / Floral Designer: Petal Floral / Invitation Designer: Underwood Letterpress / Dress: Free People / Graphic Designer: Amanda Habbershaw / Makeup Artist: Elegance By Alex / Bakery: The Bake Boutique



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