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, …

Stained glass-inspired wedding cake

Stained glass-inspired wedding cake I had a real burst of creativity recently resulting in three new display cakes!  So, I thought I’d share with you my design journey for one of them…. namely, a stained glass-inspired wedding cake – Art Deco-style, inspired specifically by The Sun Pavilion’s beautiful, beautiful, stained glass dome.  Here it is, captured perfectly by Amanda Manby …

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 …

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 …

red sugar damask rose

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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Sugarcraft tuition and tutorials

Sugarcraft tuition and tutorials Today, I thought I’d talk about my sugarcraft tuition and tutorials and share with you some behind-the-scene shots of my recent Café au Lait Tutorial shoot.  I’m also sharing some snippets of the actual Tutorial too.  Read on! The photographer Firstly though, I must mention the photographer.  I chose Amanda Manby Photography for the shoot for …