Achieve a garden reception by bringing the outdoors in.

Garden Gateau

A pastel yellow cake gives a sunny look indoors. Chocolate-fudge cake filled with praline-crunch and vanilla buttercreams and covered in fondant, finished with royal-icing swags and adorned with gumpaste flowers and bow. Serves 40, $660, from The Cakegirls, Chicago, 773-404-3147. “Hampton” cake set in sterling silver (knife not shown), $375, from Tiffany & Co, 800-526-0649.