I was looking for Christmas-themed cakes but wanted something exquisite; I've realised the days of being charmed by fondant-sculpted snowmen and evergreens are over. (It was fun while it lasted.) Alternatively, winter themed cakes can be so gorgeous when they are expertly done up in icy blues and whites with just a bit of snowflakey shimmer, and they will still get you into the holiday spirit, regardless of what you celebrate. Most of the examples I found were created for winter-themed weddings as the approach is all-out for the occasion. (I never thought of doing a winter theme for my own February wedding nearly 8 years ago, as mentioned before I was strictly efficient with the cake, dress and all other decisions so as not to drive myself insane with endless options - I didn't really have far to go.)
The sugar snowflakes are hand made, painted and arranged with royal scroll detailing - stunning!
I LOVE the dusty blue with the snowy pinecones from Gateaux Inc