Hold on to your vintage tea towels, my friends, 'cuz today we're celebrating all things Shabby Chic!
Vintage lace, sweet pastels, and tightly packed ruffles? YES, PLEASE.
And the perfect accent for all those creamy flounces and lace trim is, of course, chocolate.
(Spotted here at the OK Sugar Art Show, baker unknown. Help?)
Shabby chic has its glitzy side, too. Check out these gorgeous gilded edges:
(By Brenda's Dream Cakes)
WOW. Reminds me of the delicate little teacups at a garden party.
Want something more minimalist? Then how about this vintage jewelry-inspired loveliness:
(By Cake Opera Company)
Talk about a fairy tale ending! I think I'm in love.
And from silver to gold:
That texture is fantastic: rustic, but oh-so-elegant.
Speaking of rustic, how perfect are the bleached "wood" tiers on this lilac cake?
Look how the planks overlap on the bottom tier, too; such a clever design.
Here's one of my favorites books as a kid, The Secret Garden, with a shabby chic twist!
(By Cake Passion)
D'aww, look at her sweet little leggings! And the key, and the hanging wisteria, and that too-good-to-be-true lace ruffle. IT'S ALL SO PERFECT.
Speaking of lace, you're never going to believe this next one is edible. NEVER.
(By My Sweet Dream Cakes)
That is hand-piped, y'all. As in, BY HAND. Color me astounded.
And finally, since Shabby Chic is mostly known for its furniture, here's a perfectly Sweet example:
(By Ilusiana Cakes)
The picture frame! The teddy bear! And those faaabulous dresser legs!
Yep, not too shabby.
(Can you believe I waited this long to make that pun? My self-control is improving, you guys.)
Happy Sunday, everyone!