First wedding cake 2019

First wedding cake 2019! I so very rarely ask professional photographers for images and try to photograph my wedding cakes myself at the venue (with little success) and even more rarely receive them unprompted – that makes Laura Calderwood a very special photographer indeed.  The images of Zara & Tom’s day(s) which Laura has provided are fabulous – so I …

Wedding cakes – 2018 highlights!

Wedding cakes – 2018 highlights! As 2018 draws to a close I thought I’d recap on my year of creating wedding cakes and share my 2018 highlights. Being my own worst critic, and a typical Brit not prone to self-congratulation, I didn’t find this task easy as I am never 100% satisfied with any of them!  That’s okay though, as …

allerton castle wedding

Allerton Castle wedding

Allerton Castle wedding Today, I’m talking about F & J’s intimate Allerton Castle wedding. Destination weddings It’s not unusual for me to receive wedding cake enquiries from couples travelling considerable distances to marry in Yorkshire.  Indeed, many couples travel to me from London for their wedding cake consultation.  But 2018 has seen a rise in international enquiries.  This year I’ve …

Bohemian styled shoot

Bohemian styled shoot I love all the potential elements of a bohemian wedding.  So, I was delighted when Rachael of The Burtons Photography invited me to collaborate on a bohemian styled shoot jointly hosted by her and Jade Maguire Photography. The wedding suppliers Rachael and Jade had already gathered together some talented suppliers… Styling: Wild at Heart Hire and Styling, …

Wedding fair – mint, peach & white at Falcon Manor

Wedding fair at Falcon Manor As a consequence of creating a wedding cake for a Falcon Manor bride just before Christmas I was delighted, in early January, when Emily (Falcon Manor’s ‘Dream Maker’!) invited me to showcase my work at their first wedding fair of the year. Wedding fair mood board With a pastel mint, peach and white colour scheme …

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Moroccan-inspired wedding cake

Moroccan-inspired wedding cake Back in early April 2017 I was delighted (after checking it wasn’t bogus) by an email from Cake Central.com.  They were inviting me to submit a Moroccan-inspired wedding cake design for Volume 8 Issue 3 of Cake Central Magazine!  The magazine features some big names in the cake world.  So, the thought of my work featuring alongside …

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Woodland wedding styled shoot

Woodland wedding styled shoot In early May I was pleased when The Nicola Dixon Photography Co approached me to collaborate on a woodland wedding styled shoot.  I don’t attend wedding fairs so don’t often get the opportunity to network with other suppliers.  So, it was great to receive the invitation out of the blue.  Thank you Nicola!  Nicola hosts styled shoot workshops …