I love peonies so much and my neighbor's yard is bursting with them right now! Sadly these gum paste flowers will last longer than the real thing. Peony season will be over by the time you finish reading this sentence.
First, I apologize that I was unable to find a photo of this cake with a slice taken out of it. It's red velvet and I'm sure devastatingly beautiful. I'm super impressed with the buttercream piping skills on display here. Those roses are GORGEOUS. So I guess I can see why they didn't want to slice it in the photo but come on, throw us a bone.
This would go so well at a tea party with mismatched antique teacups and saucers. Matching sets are nice and all but there's something so charming about a cobbled together collection. Plus, one pattern just gets boring, right?