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Not just any dots, now – here we’re specifically talking Swiss dots, as in the cute, teeny-tiny ones that settle adorably against its a constant background. The “dotted Swiss” (coined to describe tiny raised dots against transparent tulle material) patterning has hung around since the 19th century, but has, since then, expanded beyond its original fabric definition. Its widespread involvement in the wedding industry has brought about the application of this texture on wedding dessert too, making cakes look absolutely darling! Due to the general popularity of this look, we’ve decided to divide the topic into two separate blogs, with part two coming on Friday!
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Section them out with zigzags to create “nice negative space”, an art professors might critique.
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Flatter, smaller, much more accessible – a form that’s all the better to eat ’em in!
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Traditionally, Swiss dots come white on white, but there’s no harm in playing around with some brighter hues and values!
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Or, use the dots as a coordinating agent when it comes to cake design!
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What a neon surprise! Flourescent dots certainly add a “zing” to the cake!
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Mini-cakes should adopt the Swiss dot concept too!
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