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Cake, Please: Seven Creative Wedding Cakes That Inspire

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Lainey Dow

There's no denying that desserts are a grand part of your wedding day, so we're featuring seven of our favorite wedding cakes that provide a modern and unique twist on the typical cake to add an extra wow factor to your big day. Whether you choose a simple design or opt for a cake glimmering with grandeur, there's always a way to spice it up with something fun. From ruffles to succulents to florals and more, here are some of our favorite Instagram posts for a little wedding cake inspo.

TEXTURED TIERS: We're loving this texturized four-tiered beauty from Emma Spalding, in-house wedding cake consultant at Fess Parker Wine Country Inn. Adding floral elements to your cake is a sure way to wow each and every guest. (Post: Events by Fess Parker, Photography: Ashleigh and Erik, Floral: Renae's Bouquet)

NATURAL CHIC: Paper Cake Events created this gorgeous semi-naked cake with a succulent accent that we just can't take our eyes off of! Fusing modern elements like a metallic cake topper with beautiful natural elements is a win for any wedding. (Post: Paper Cake Events, Photography: Lisa Mallory Photo, Florals: Bedelman Floral Design, Planner: Vino Fiore Events)

ETHEREAL ELEGANCE: The French Confection Co. added ruffle detailing to this stunning four-tiered cake and took it one step further with a bed of florals to create a gorgeous floating illusion. (Post: The French Confection Co.)

ROSE GOLD ROMANCE: Rose gold isn't only elegant and gorgeous- rose gold is definitely having it's moment in the world of weddings. Frost It Cakery's three-tiered semi-naked cake graced with burgundy florals and brushed with rose gold radiates beauty and romance. (Post: Frost It Cakery, Photography: Katie Shuler Photography, Florals: Enchanted Garden Floral Design, Planning: Orange Blossom Special Events)

DRAMATIC DESIGN: "Wow" can't even begin to describe this four-tiered beauty by Van's Bakery. Cascading florals in dreamy blush tones set the mood for a romantic wedding reception. Enjoy a classic white wedding cake with a twist by dressing it up with some details. (Post/Planning: Events by Robin, Photography: D. Park Photography, Florals: The Flower Boutique)