Henna Inspired Details Add an Artistic Flair to Wedding Cakes

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You’re sure to swoon over these wedding cakes featuring artistic details inspired by the art of Henna (Mehndi).  Largely inspired by the popular tradition of bridal henna (practiced for centuries in India, Africa and the Middle East) these wedding cakes range from dramatic to colorful to elegant.

Because I’m still feeling a bit awe-struck over the the henna inspired cake that was shown on the “Amber and Amethyst” inspiration board I recently created, I’ve collected a few more great examples that I’m excited to share with you!  If this type of cake is appealing to you, you should know that wedding cakes designed with henna inspired details and intricate patterns are also called mehndi cakes.

Pictured below is a gorgeous cake inspired by South Asian and Indian culture.  Created by IndAroma‘s Abhishek Handa, this artful cake makes a glamorous and memorable statement.   Source: IndAroma. 6548C Little River Tpke., Alexandria; 703-354-1812
cake photo by storymotion.com
This next lovely henna inspired wedding cake is by  Eileen Carter Creations.

cake photo by www.jamiehowell.net

Many thanks to Jamie Howell Photography for the above photo

What’s not to love about the subtle elegance of a white on white cake?  Pattern and texture make this cake come alive!

cake photo by jaytsaiphotogrpahy.com

photo by jaytsaiphotography.com

The henna inspired pattern seen on this next wedding cake has a more whimsical flair.  The intricate detail is very pretty and balanced nicely by the simplicity of the smooth white icing.Purple Henna Cake by Sugar Coated Desserts and Cakes

, LoveLifeImages.com

And just for fun…  how about some cookies!

photo of mehndi inspired cookies
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Elisa

Planner | Designer | Speaker I've been planning for as long as I can remember! When I was younger, I planned birthday parties for my siblings and surprise anniversary parties for my parents. I spent many years in the Hospitality industry and also studied Interior Design. I couldn’t have guessed that my creative and organizational talents would lead me to a career in event planning...seriously! "To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun?" - Katherine Graham

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  1. Rosana Santos Calambichis #
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    I so love your quote: “To love what you do and feel that it matters – how could anything be more fun?” – So glad I found A Flair for Affairs… and the henna details on the cakes, beautiful!

    Regards,

    Rosana Santos Calambichis, President
    BIGCHEFOnline.com

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