Tithe Barn wedding – K&M’s wedding cake

K&M’s Tithe Barn wedding I’ve waited a long time to finally make K&M’s cake for their Tithe Barn wedding celebration.  Over 28 months. And yet I so nearly couldn’t make it. K&M first enquired in February 2019 – a world away from today’s ubiquitous phrases of ‘lockdown’, ‘social distancing’ and ‘new variant’.  They really loved the style of my cakes …

Floral wedding cake – The Priests House

Ivory and lilac floral wedding cake As last weekend’s wedding was my first opportunity in 14 months to create a tiered wedding cake I thought I’d blog it!  Primarily to share more images of this ivory and lilac floral wedding cake for a wedding in the glorious setting that is The Priests House.     With every wedding cake I take …

Your perfect wedding cake and how to get it!

How to commission your perfect wedding cake With an influx of enquiries following Boris’s announcement on Monday 22 February I thought I’d give some tips on what to do (and best not to do) when searching for your perfect wedding cake. Wedding suppliers and couples alike were eager to see what the 22nd would bring. And, with light at the …

New cake by post service

Cake by post Introducing my cake by post service!  Five different flavours of beautifully presented cake samples posted direct to your door. So you can sample my cakes in the comfort of your own home!   In normal circumstances I hold the majority of my wedding cake consultations/tastings face-to-face.  I much prefer it this way so I can gauge your immediate …

micro wedding

Micro wedding cake options

Micro wedding/postpone/marry now, party later I thought I’d write a quick blog post in response to the government announcement on 22 September that wedding receptions will be restricted to 15 people from 28 September onwards, possibly for six months.  Whether you decide to opt for a micro wedding, postpone, re-postpone or hold your ceremony now and party later, here are …

new wedding cake design

New wedding cake design

New wedding cake design When I saw this image by Tamsyn Morgans of these glorious globes of hydrangea… a new wedding cake design popped into my head in late January!   The design process Pantone’s wedding colour for 2020 was Classic Blue so the hydrangeas complemented this perfectly and I included this colour on the bottom tier.  Inspired by the hydrangeas, …

intimate wedding table settings at allerton castle

Intimate weddings for 2020

Intimate weddings I busied myself yesterday, picking fresh flowers from my allotment and garden. Faffing with them, sniffing all the scent out of these sweet peas. Thinking.  I’ve had time for lots of thinking. And as wedding receptions with up to 30 people are now allowed I thought I’d chat about my service for intimate weddings in 2020. With each …

Requests to copy other cake designers

Requests to copy other cake designers Like many cake designers, I’m sure, I’ve always received requests to copy other cake designers, but particularly so at the moment – three this last week! So I thought I’d write a blog post to share my thoughts on copying. That initial enquiry It’s always lovely when an enquiry drops into my inbox but, …

vegan wedding cakes

Vegan wedding cakes

Vegan wedding cakes With the rise of those embracing a plant-based diet, and prompted by a recent wedding enquiry, I thought it was time I explored vegan wedding cake options.  To enable me to potentially add vegan wedding cakes to my menu I started my research. I’ve always been a fan of good quality proper butter and local free-range eggs …

Your wedding cake consultation

  Your wedding cake consultation As 2019 draws to a close, and with wedding consultations scheduled in January and February 2020,  I thought I’d let you know what to expect from your wedding cake consultation. Your enquiry When you enquire it’s a good idea to provide some details of your wedding styling.  This way, I can take inspiration from your …