Decorate a cake simply by sticking lollipops all around just like Melanie did on Julep
Swap sprinkles for fun, sugary cereals with this fruity Pebbles Funfetti Cake from Butterlust Blog
Have fun with sprinkles and polka dots with this cake from Handmade Charlotte
Use paper decorations like this pinwheel cake on The Cake Blog
Give your cake a natural twist with fresh flowers like this cake found on Design Love Fest
Try adding macarons to the top of your cake for a bit of glam (and extra yumminess. Found on Raspberri Cupcakes
Cakes are instantly prettier (and feel a tad healthier?) when topped with fresh fruit and nuts like this cake on Töertchenzeit
Don’t forget the naked cake trend, perfect for that (crazy) friend who always has a pile of icing left on their plate. This nutella chocolate torte found on The Gunny Sack
Go for it. Just smother that whole thing in sprinkles like on Style Me Pretty
Forget all those candles, use a stencil to write the person’s age in icing sugar like this one at Love and Olive Oil (…okay you can have the candles too)
It’s a very special day today (Happy Birthday Momma!) and I wanted to celebrate by sharing my favourite birthday cake ideas. From lollipops to flowers, I just love all the simple ways you can jazz up a simple cake.
If you’re looking for cake baking and decorating tip (including using bread to keep the cake moist, who knew!) this buzzfeed article is a great resource.
For more birthday party ideas, check out my Entertain board.