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Finally, a summer collection we can truly drool over: Charm City Cakes (yes, the Charm City Cakes, of Ace of Cakes fame) has graced our desktops with their summer '12 line of wedding cakes, featuring some of the most over-the-top designs we've ever seen.
The confections are inspired by different style eras and icons, such as Carmen Miranda and Frida Kahlo. Designs range from classic lace and femme florals to zebra prints and fringe, and we're confident that the phrase "too pretty to eat" has never been more fitting. These beauties make the perfect centerpiece for a wedding reception, or even a decadent birthday party. Or just feel free to start making up holidays — because we're pretty sure National R29 Appreciation Day would be way better with one of these cakes.
Photo: Courtesy of Charm City Cakes
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