I am making a cake for my parents 50th anniversary this week, and I'm not thrilled with the design my mom wants, but it's her cake. The design is somewhat dated and not the usual white & gold color scheme you would expect for a 50th Anniversary.
It will be a small, 3-tier stacked cake, buttercream icing. She wants it decorated with sprays of blue forget-me-knots on each tier & on top (I piped them in royal). For the sides, she wants a heart design I did on a Valentine's Day wedding cake 12 years ago (imprint hearts around with a cookie cutter, then go over with scrollwork & a little overpiping).
I am trying to figure a way to incorporate some gold into this design and I'm just drawing a blank. She didn't give me much notice and really thru me with the blue flowers and the design; not what I was expecting at all. Any suggestions?