94 Take the Cake Bakery

This cafe in Canada will make you feel like you're in a colouring book

If you've ever wanted to feel like you're on the set of Blue's Clue's or Art Attack, there's a cafe and bakery in smalltown Alberta that'll fulfil all of your artsy two-dimensional desires.

Just outside of Calgary, 94 Take the Cake Bakery in Okotoks has an all-new, very unique black-and-white decor that makes customers feel like they're in a sketch drawing or colouring book.

Everything in the bake shop — from the the tables and chairs to the mouldings — has been hand-painted white with a pitch dark outline that makes it look absolutely surreal. 

Owner Sherry Lindenbach, who usually uses her artistic flare when creating her business's custom cakes, just revamped the space at the beginning of 2020 with the help of a group of local artists and has been receiving an outpouring of positive feedback ever since.

The trippy and engaging decor has a definite visual pop, garnering visitors from hours away to experience it for themselves. It helps that the space makes for an awesome Instagram photo opportunity, which Lindenbach told CTV News was all part of her plan for the redesign.

The look is especially cool given how contrasting it is to the history and exterior of the building, which is more than 100 years old.

If you're ever near Calgary and looking for an out-of-this-world place to grab a coffee and a homemade sweet treat, you now know where to head.

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@harrisononions


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