Check Wedding Cake with Flower Border

With its breezy check pattern (taken from a vintage apron) and colorful floral border, Ellen Baumwoll's creation would look perfect on a picnic table at a backyard wedding.

Fondant cake with a printed check background and gum-paste flowers, $14 per slice, Bijoux Doux Specialty Cakes, Brooklyn; scalloped-edge platter, Vietri