If you’ve chosen your wedding style, then chances are, you’re starting to plan the details to match. And along with that comes the choice of your wedding day sweets! For many, it may be appealing to switch it up with clever treat alternatives, but for others, it’s all about the classic towering statement cake.
If you’re planning a boho wedding, and you’ve chosen to serve cake on your big day, it may seem like the two can’t go hand in hand. But think again. Boho means everything from organic details, Earthy vibes, and greenery to plenty of dried florals, natural elements, and color palettes of jewel tones or Earth tones—and there are plenty of ways to incorporate these gorgeous details into your cake design.
Ready to find the perfect sweet for your boho wedding theme? Read on for 28 of our favorite boho wedding cake ideas.
Look to Palette-Knife Artistry
Want subtle blooms? Skip the idea of fresh flowers on your cake and opt for buttercream details instead. Look to a white cake with Earth tones for a beautiful, nature-inspired design.
A simple way to dress up a sleek three-tiered cake? Incorporate bundles of dried grasses and thistles for plenty of texture. We love the way the crimson pops against a muted pink tier.
Turn to Textured Buttercream
Embrace a natural design by incorporating textured buttercream. A tall single-tier cake with a collection of leaves and blooms on top is sure to make a boho statement.
Channel the Sun
Boho doesn't always have to mean moody! Embrace one of our favorite natural elements, the sun, and display its rays on your cake. We love the subtle pink hue of this confection, paired with glowing golden sun rays.
Flaunt Pretty Florals
An organic look is perfect for a boho wedding, but it doesn't have to be all about greenery. Make a statement with a bright and colorful cake adorned with edible blooms.
Make It Modern
Don't want to lean too hard into moody colors and elaborate texture? A boho-meets-modern cake is an ideal fit! Work with your designer to create a tiered masterpiece featuring textured detailing that looks like a rainbow.
Embrace Earth Tones
You can play with so many different hues when it comes to a boho cake, and this design pulls it off in the best way. We love the subtle cream base with pops of vibrant orange and red. A topper of fresh blooms and dried sprigs makes it that much more interesting.
Add a Pattern
This design is subtle, yet absolutely stunning. Look to a white wedding cake, with just a hint of a textured pattern. Of course, organic dried greenery and leaves elevate the display even further.
Go for Gold
Channel golden hour with this stunning design. Incredible gold leaf detailing creates a textured look on this confection. Lunaria and neutral grasses take it to a whole new level of gorgeous.
Get a little moody with your boho cake! This design starts with a two-tiered black cake as the perfect backdrop. But it's the king protea and other dried, textured elements that provide an interesting contrast.
Look to Dried Elements
Adding natural, dried elements is one of the simplest ways to transform a plain white cake into the perfect boho design. Use a variety of sprigs to make an organic display.
Choose Colored Buttercream
You can always incorporate boho tones into the color of your buttercream. While this single-tiered cake may be small, it certainly packs a beautiful punch.
Make an Autumn Statement
Planning a fall wedding? Incorporate plenty of burnt orange for a seasonal boho design. We can't get over the clear tier in the middle of this confection, showcasing even more color and texture.
Texture, texture, and more texture! The draping on this cake is awe-inspiring, providing just a hint of romance and paired with organic grasses to complete the look.
Trying to pull off a rustic-meets-refined vibe? This design is it. Made up of two sleek white tiers, this cake provided the perfect backdrop for handmade sugar flowers, dried grass, and a few dangling feathers to complete the look.
Go for Geodes
If you're searching for something truly out-of-the-box, look no further. This clever design embraces the incredible beauty found in nature. By mimicking a natural geode with metallic detailing, it makes the most stunning statement.
Play With Plenty of Detail
Boho wedding cakes are all about neutral colors and plenty of detail and texture. This design pulls that off beautifully with the addition of wispy white blooms and burnt orange hues.
Channel Terracotta Clay
A truly bold Earth tone? Terracotta clay and this cake embodies that hue in the most incredible way. Turn to natural, warm hues and add whimsical dried branches for a lovely design.
Want something simple and sweet? Channel a charming boho vibe with a hint of whimsy by decorating a textured white cake with dainty daisies and sprigs of greenery.
Choose a Bold Hue
If the color doesn't wow you on this cake, the details will. Gold detailing was added to the top of each tier, paired with intricate floral details for a bold boho design.
Obsessed with plants? Showcase your love for succulents on your cake! We love the way gold detailing and a few succulents transform this otherwise white wedding cake.
Keep It Simple
Boho doesn't have to mean going over the top with color and detail. Keep things simple with a tiered white cake, paired with just a hint of texture and neutral color.
Turn to Terrazzo Tiles
Terrazzo is a style of flooring made up of chips of various materials, providing stunning detail. This cake channels that concept and embraces a boho color palette to take it to a whole new level of beauty.
Commission a Masterpiece
A boho wedding is the perfect opportunity to show off incredible artistry, especially with your cake! This design utilized a muted yellow base to let intricate buttercream blossoms shine in a variety of gorgeous colors.
Channel a Beachy Vibe
Who says you can't have boho at the beach? Embrace a moody turquoise hue with pops of orange and coral to make a colorful statement.
Wow in Winter
Boho wedding cakes are definitely not just for summer and fall. Bring boho to winter, too! Top your wedding day sweet with red and white blooms, with thistles and sprigs of greenery added to the mix.
Celebrate Your Surroundings
Hosting your nuptials in the sand? Embrace your natural surroundings and incorporate it into your cake design. A black, tiered cake provided the perfect backdrop for an intricate sand-hued bundle of dried elements on this confection.
Get Creative with Color Wash
If you're looking for a sign to ditch your typical white wedding cake, this is it! Channel a boho vibe with a stunning yellow hue. Take it even further with color-washed buttercream and intricate piped flowers for added interest.