You know, like this:
You'd have to stare at this cake for a looong time to notice all of the details, but don't miss the goggles, keyboard, tiny top hat, and gramophone. Wow.
(Oh, and this was featured on WE tv's Amazing Wedding Cakes a while back, so if you want to see more, check out their season 3 premier.)
Steampunk style often involves dirigibles and hot air balloons (which I love), so this next design gave me a big geeky grin:
There's even a dapper little robot couple in the balloon's basket:
Submitted by Miri R., made by New Renaissance Cakes.
How about some cupcakes?
Here's one of my all-time favorite architectural designs:
Here's a funky industrial design:
[Update: It apparently says 'Oscar.' Or possibly 'Epcot.' Thanks, guys!]
And finally, another wedding cake made for TV:
Is your jaw on the floor? Yeah. Mine, too.
This was featured on The Great Cake Bake by Wedding TV earlier this year. Once again, I'm awe-struck by all these details:
A corset-inspired back:
(More detail shots on Amanda's blog here.)
So, did I miss one? Or do you have another Sweets genre or cake that I simply *must* feature? Then e-mail it to me at Sunday Sweets [at] Cake Wrecks [dot] com!