This fantastic picture was taken by Cat Thrasher Photography.
The ones below are taken by me and you can tell who the professional is!
Amanda and Heather were married at Delfosse Vineyard in the fall. The cake was Dark Chocolate Sour Cream Layers, one of the tiers was filled with Chocolate Mousse and the others were filled with Raspberry Curd, all iced with Vanilla Buttercream. In the spirit of the vineyard and harvest, I created a grapevine growing up the cake in buttercream and using gumpaste grape leaves. Each leaf was hand painted and edged in gold. Sugared Champagne and Concord grapes topped it off!
Congratulations, Amanda and Heather! May your life together be long and sweet.
This is the cake in progress in my kitchen.
I liked the look of the simple piping, so I added this picture in hopes it might inspire another version of this design!