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12 Times Cake Swings Blew Our Minds

Wedding Ideas

Floating cakes, suspended cakes, modern cake swings… whatever you choose to call this amazing wedding trend, I think we can all agree it makes quite the statement. And it’s a surefire way to surprise your guests! We love the way they defy gravity and point all eyes towards the grand finale, which just so happens to be one of our favorite parts of a wedding because sweets, duh! So move over photo backdrops, because these whimsical cake swing displays are coming at us full speed ahead!

Whimsical Cake Swings @caitlinjoycephotography @cakebyjason
Photo by Caitlyn Joyce Photography with Cake By Jason

It only took one image for us to wholeheartedly ascribe to this modern wedding trend.

portuguese tile inspired cake swing
Photo by Rebecca Theresa Photography with cake by Plumeria Cake Studio

Your tastebuds would take flight *literally* with this Portuguese tile inspired cake and its romantic cake swing. Such a simple way to create a focal point!

handpainted cake suspended on a swing
Photo by Alexandra Vonk with cake by Sugarlips Cake

floating cake with macrame swing and abstract frosting
Photo by Wisteria Photography with cake by Frost It Cakery

We like to think of this one as an edible pearl from Heaven, with abstract prints, crystallized rocks and the prettiest macrame suspension system we ever did see.

suspended handpainted cake
Photo by Susan Elizabeth with cake by Jenni Cakes via Wedding Chicks

pink cake swing
Photo by Liz Baker with cake by Baking Chick via Whimsical Wonderland Weddings

And how bout this one incorporating some soft silk ribbons in a beautiful dusty rose hue?

bohemian wedding cake display - photo by Monika Gauthier Photography https://ruffledblog.com/earthy-industrial-bohemian-wedding-inspiration
Photo by Monika Gauthier Photography & Design with cake by A Piece of Cake from this earthy, industrial wedding inspiration

winter wedding cake swing with birch teepee
Photo by When He Found Her with cake by Sweet Celebrations via Green Wedding Shoes

And look at the way this couple fashioned a birchwood haven for their three-tiered confection with succulents and beach grass.

suspended dessert display wedding decor
Photo by The Hendricks Photography with cake by Anna Cakes

bohemian cake swing idea
Photo by Jordan Voth with cake by Honey Crumb Cake via Green Wedding Shoes

We’re quite certain this gourmet treasure is a boho bride’s dream come true! The macrame frosting, the rope tassels, the square multi-level tiers…. we die!

elegant cake swing with a naked cake
Photo by Jessica Blex with cake by Cupcake Island

floral hoop backdrop with a cake swing
Photo by Chloe Lee Photography with cake by Malarkey Cakes via Green Wedding Shoes

So kiss the boring goodbye! Like a moth to a flame, we’re on the hunt for more sweetness like these (pun intended) ;) You can bet we’ll be applauding more wedding cake swings for years to come, and if you’re looking for more inspiration on trends in the wedding world, check out our latest posts on tassels and floral hoops here!

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Entertaining, Wedding Design

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 Thanksgiving wedding ceremony with pumpkins

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Modern Weddings

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