In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, micro weddings are not just a popular choice for couples- they are often the only choice. While some couples may struggle to cut down their guest lists, others welcome the opportunity for a more intimate celebration with only their nearest and dearest present.

A smaller guest list means waving goodbye to an elaborate (and expensive) sky high wedding cake in lieu of a small wedding cake. Style, however, need not be sacrificed. From elegant naked cakes to simple and delightful layer cakes, these mini wedding cake ideas are sure to inspire.

If you’re a bride who prefers a classic, timeless look, show this fresh floral-adorned cake to your cake designer. Isn’t it lovely?

From Megan and Steve’s Hollywood Hotel Wedding //Photographer: Mandee Johnson Photography //Cake: Susie Cakes

You don’t need 5lbs of frosting and fondant to make an impact. This flower-topped naked cake proves that less is often more.

From the Romantic Victoria, BC Farm Styled Shoot //Photography: Summer Rayne Photo //Bakery: Schur to Please

We’ve always had a soft spot for vintage cake stands. This teal glass cake stand provides the perfect contrast to the dark purple florals.

From the Winter Elopement Inspiration in Colorado //Photography: Salty Spruce Studio// Cake: Astonishing Cakes

3-D floral cake art never fails to amaze. Bonus points if the florals match your bridal bouquet!

From Angela and Daniel’s Tiny Wedding in Florence // Photography: Paris Photographer Pierre Torset

A single pink rose and simple white frosting gives this lovely wedding cake a classic and elegant look.

From Meghan and Trevor’s Simply Stunning Fort Bragg Elopement //Photography: Briana Morrison Photography

This modern naked cake from Julia Kathleen Photography’s  National Tropical Botanical Gardens Styled Shoot is as chic as can be.

Cake: Holey Grail Donuts

For all the Alice in Wonderland vibes, opt for a whimsical naked cake like this one from Julia Luckett Photography‘s Vermont Same-Sex Styled Shoot.

Cake: Sweet Babu

Fresh summer strawberries steal the show on this wedding cake from Conor and Marianna’s Virginia Inn Wedding.

Photography: Rachael Bowman Photography