Naked and Semi-naked Cakes

Naked and Semi-naked Cakes An impromptu blog post as a result of receiving sooo many enquiries this year, last year and this week.  Here goes.  As mentioned in my FAQs, I don’t offer ‘naked’ or ‘semi-naked’ cakes!  There, I said it. Two reasons. Firstly… I’m a ‘detail’ girl.  Whether it’s bespoke hand piping (no generic stencils here!) to match your …

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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 …

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Wedding Fair – Mint, Peach & White 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 this is their mood board …

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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 a number of reasons.  …

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Art Nouveau-inspired wedding cake – ‘Iris’

Today I thought I’d share with you the inspiration for my latest design – Art Nouveau-inspired wedding cake, ‘Iris’. My initial idea for this design first popped into my head last spring but, with a busy wedding season, then my rebrand, then Christmas, this is the first opportunity I’ve had of making it a reality. (Also, with limited storage space …