Monday, 27 May 2013

Period drama

This vintage design was created for Danielle and Dan who wanted to incorporate the lace that featured in elements of their venue styling. The cake was adorned with a bouquet of handmade icing peonies, roses and hydrangea blossoms in hues of ivory and delicate pink to co-ordinate with the stunning flowers displayed at the venue. The top and base tiers were hand piped with vintage style pearl embroidery which was accented with beautiful lace, this lace also featured on the middle tier in its entirety. Cascading hydrangea blossoms and a vintage glass cake stand completed the design.

Cupcakes & Shoes!

Jenna & Stephen's cake featured a top tier with handmade bride & groom cake topper, mini cakes and cupcakes all displayed on a statuesque acrylic stand. Each of the mini cakes were decorated with lace and handmade icing shoes and cameos. The cupcakes were decorated with handmade icing roses, blossoms, ruffled flowers, bows and cameos in hues of ivory and shots of fuchsia pink.

Elegant pleats

This elegant four tier design created for the lovely Melissa & Simon featured elements to reflect the bridal gown. The base and third tiers were adorned with icing pleats hand embroidered with a lace design and completed with delicate crystal and pearl detailing and a vintage brooch. The handmade icing roses, petals and hydrangea blossoms cascaded gently down the tiers toward the vintage glass cake stand.

Lily of the Valley

This simple, yet elegant design created for Bryony & Brady featured vintage lace and a delicate, lily of the valley fresh flower bouquet by the talented Love Lily. The venue, Brynich Barn, in the stunning Brecon Beacons was a the perfect setting for an intimate wedding - rustic charm at its best!

Monday, 13 May 2013

Hey Minnie!!

This Minnie Mouse inspired birthday cake was created for Isla's 2nd birthday. The modern design, with a vintage twist, in hues of pink, white and black combined pretty bows, polka dots, Minnie Mouse bunting and of course a set of black mouse ears! The cake itself was our signature Belgian chocolate cake oozing with rich Belgian chocolate ganache.

Kelly & Ryan's lace inspired wedding cake

Kelly and Ryan choose bride & groom cookie favours for each of their guests to enjoy, with the bride cookies incorporating elements of lace and the coral accent colour of the bridal bouquet. The cake itself featured hand piped embroidery lace to the base and top tier and a gathered icing detail to the central tier to incorporate elements of the bridal gown. The cake included tiers of rich Belgian chocolate cake filled with layers of Belgian chocolate ganache, coconut cake with coconut, lime and Malibu ganache and classic Victoria sponge cake with rich vanilla buttercream and strawberry conserve.

Tropical Kirsty

This brightly coloured design was created for a Hawaiian themed, cocktails and karaoke birthday party. The bottom tier was decorated with blossoms and palm trees, and the top tier with a flamingo and cascading blossoms, all hand made from icing. The design was completed by a hand modelled mini version of the birthday girl dressed in a grass skirt and perched on her very own giant coconut cocktail!

Modern white and gold wedding cake

This simple, chic, modern wedding cake was created for Amy and Jonathan. The extra height base tier was gold lustre dusted to replicate the metallic elements that featured in the venue styling. The simply iced top tier was adorned with a spray of handmade icing berries, tied with a metallic gold lace effect fabric. The cake was displayed on a simple glass stand for a true understated appearance.

Celtic Inspired Wedding Cake

This design, created for Craig & Laura, featured handmade icing roses and narcissus and a hand painted Celtic knot motif. The two tier main cake was complimented by co-ordinating cupcakes, and was displayed on vintage glass cake stands with a selection of cupcakes nonchalantly placed around the main display. The overall rustic simplicity was perfect for a spring wedding.

Calla Lily Wedding Cake

This simple, three tier design featured hand made icing Calla lily sprays to the top and base tiers, which reflected the flowers featured in the bridal bouquet. The bride and groom wanted to incorporate a diamante buckle and ribbon gather to echo that of the invitation, and this created the focal point to the middle tier. The cake consisted of three tiers of Victoria sponge filled with layers of rich vanilla buttercream and strawberry conserve.