Wow! This was a heavy cake!!
This pleated fondant look is so pretty, but definitely the use of so much fondant for the pleat adds a lot of weigh to the cake. I made little fondant dots and attached them to the cake and then I air brush the entire 2nd tier in bright gold.
The fantasy sugar flower I made it days in advance using gumpaste, I then added a little touch of gold using a fine brush.