The National Wedding Show

After many months of careful and detailed planning the day finally came! 16th of February 2017- The set up date for the National Wedding Show at Kensington Olympia. The excitement at home was palpable as my family helped to get all the cakes and decor loaded in a rented van which turned out to be much longer and bigger than we expected. We finally got on the road and the drive seemed to take forever with each turn and bump on the road sending my heart into my mouth as I did not want any of my beauties to have the slightest smudge before the show. We got to Olympia at exactly 2pm and had an hour to offload the van and set up our stall with tables, curtains, shelves and the cakes as we raced t

Wedding Cake Trends for 2017

Wedding cakes have come a long way in the last 10 years. These days, the cake reflects the couples colour scheme, theme and even the brides dress. More and more brides are going for simplicity and effectiveness. What we are finding is that by stealth, the traditional wedding cake is returning but this time with a modern twist. Sugar flowers continue to be popular in the wedding cake industry but with an intricate and spot-on imitation of real flowers. ​ Having met with lots of beautiful couples in the last few months these wedding cakes exemplify the 2017 trends. Traditional English Remember the pretty traditional look that every wedding cake adhered to in times past? Well its back but this

Mothers Day 2016

On Saturday 5th March 2016, 20 men from the House On The Rock church in Islington got together to decorate a massive cake for all the women in church. I led the project and I have to say it has been one of the most exciting projects I have ever been a part of. They wanted a cake that would appeal to women - nice feminine colours, jewellery, shoes, make up, flowers - you just name it. They wanted to go all out for their women. I came up with a suggestion and once I got all their approvals we set the ball rolling. I grouped the men in pairs and allocated different parts of the cake to them. Two were to make the shoes, another two a channel bag, another two a Louis Vuitton bag, etc. I set up w

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