17 Wedding Cake Decorating Ideas Perfect for Rustic Weddings

17 Wedding Cake Decorating Ideas Perfect for Rustic Weddings

A rustic wedding is a perfect theme for those who appreciate a more down-to-earth and naturally chic event. To complement this theme you need to have wedding cake decorating ideas that will match.

What you will usually see in a rustic themed wedding is the use of natural materials – such as flowers, greenery, twigs, and wood.

Below, we’ve gathered the loveliest rustic wedding cake decorating ideas we can find. Check them out and maybe you’ll discover the one that will work best for your own wedding!

 

Midsummer Night’s Dream Wedding Cake

Would you look at this gorgeous cake? Wow! It’s a dreamy cake and we can’t get over the amazing cake topper.

Via The Perfect Palette

Midsummer Night’s Dream Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Birch Tree Wedding Cake

A rustic, winter-themed New Year’s Day wedding cake – if there ever was one. Frosted berries, chocolate pine cones (I’m sure they tasted amazing) and a stunning magnolia blossom all came together to accent the three, hand-painted birch tree tiers.

Via De la Creme

Birch Tree Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Red Barn Christmas Wedding Cake

The perfect seasonal wedding cake. Full of cheery red flowers, pine and topped with a couple of shimmery love birds.

Via Green Villa

Red Barn Christmas Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Vintage Rustic Wedding Cake

This wedding cake has all the makings of a lovely rustic wedding cake – flowers, greens, and woodsy feel!

Via RMW

Vintage Rustic Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Vibrant Eclectic Wedding Cake

Instead of the usually stacked cake, this wedding cakes is separated into three and layered by way of stands. Vibrant colored flowers give it the rustic look, with the addition of the barrel as cake table.

Via Storyboard Wedding

Vibrant Eclectic Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Rustic Tree Cake

Rustic wedding cake decorated with chocolate ganache and gum paste flowers.

Via Cakes Decor

Rustic Tree Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Shabby Chic Rustic Wedding Cake

A mix of shabby chic, vintage and rustic. The addition of the deer head peeking under the cake bottom is a funny little addition.

Via Rustic Wedding Chic

Shabby Chic Rustic Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Berries and Flowers Naked Wedding Cake

A naked Victoria sponge cake in 3 different flavored layers. The berries and flowers give it that woodsy feel for a perfect outdoor wedding.

Via Babb Photo

Berries and Flowers Naked Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Woodland Forest Wedding Cake

A layer of chocolate cake, made to look like a log, followed by more layers of sponge cake, covered in white icing and embellished with spiraling wildflowers, all created out of icing and completely edible. A truly whimsical cake!

Via Whimsical Wonderland Weddings

Woodland Forest Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Twigs & Burlap Rustic Wedding Cake

This simple layered cake is made enchantingly rustic with some nicely-placed twigs and burlap. The flower on top adds a touch of delicateness to it.

Via My Wedding

Twigs & Burlap Rustic Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Sunflower Wedding Cake

This rustic wedding cake creation is made bright and sunny by adding huge, lovely sunflowers. Wrapping each layer with burlap and straw makes it look like they are separate gifts for the bride and groom.

Via Cake Central

Sunflower Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Affordable Rustic Wedding Cake

This amazing looking cake with baby’s breath sat upon a wood slice stand. Very easily done with just white icing and a sprinkling of these dainty flowers.

Via Charming Imperfections

Affordable Rustic Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Rustic Spring Wedding Cake

A romantic spring wedding cake with just the right amount of white flowers and greens! This almost minimalist design sure adds a touch of romance.

Via Style Me Pretty

Rustic Spring Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Dark Autumn Gothic Wedding Cake

This is an excellent wedding cake for a Halloween event. Not your usual light and sunny, but with a gothic feel.

Via Artfully Wed

Dark Autumn Gothic Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Lavender and Olive Branches

The bar has been set. Whenever someone says “rustic wedding” to me from now on, this is the cake I’ll instantly envision. Frosted in white and adorned with olive branches and lavender, it’s as if this three-tier confection grew up out of an Italian garden. But the most rustic-chic element of them all is the base that the cake sits on: a mossy slice of tree trunk, the concentric rings of which (if you’re feeling sentimental) could represent the lifetime of years the couple will spend together. Aww. And yum.

Via Brides

Lavender and Olive Branches - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Magical Irish Woodland Wedding Cake

Inspired by the mythical legends and folklore of Ireland, this cake looks so at home in a forest setting. A simple frosted cake adorned with various woodland greens and roses on top.

Via Fly Away Bride

Magical Irish Woodland Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Rustic Wood Wedding Cake

The “wood” cake — that appears to have the swirled brown texture of a tree — beautifully complements any outdoorsy couple who desire to throw a rustic-themed wedding. Wedding cake crafters carefully paint the specific bark texture onto the cake over fondant to go along perfectly with a rustic chic wedding.

Via The Daily Meal

Rustic Wood Wedding Cake - wedding cake decorating ideas

 

Are you excited to have your own rustic wedding now? Don’t you just love these wedding cake decorating ideas?

For more wedding cake decorating ideas, check out these publications: Romantic Wedding Cakes, The Wedding Cake Book, Wedding Cakes You Can Make

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