Thursday, 22 August 2013

Vintage Sunflowers

This single tier and cupcakes in hues of ivory and pale green were accentuated with a pop of sunshine yellow from the icing sunflowers. The design of the top tier included vintage lace, pearls and icing sunflowers with the cupcakes including a myriad of cameos, bows, pearls, lace, sunflowers and Gatsby style gents tuxedos.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Sophisticated Obi Bow Wedding Cake

This sophisticated, stylish four tier design featured hand piped lace brush embroidery detail to alternate tiers with the focal point being an Obi bow with Swarovski crystal and pearl embellishments to replicate the stunning bridal gown. The third tier which featured the Obi bow also included an icing gather with Swarovski pearl detailing to replicate the buttoning on the rear of the Bride's gown. 

Miss Crawley Vintage Roses

This four tier design featured an abundance of icing roses and hydrangeas with cascading rose petal details. The delicate hues of ivory and pink were accented with dainty hand piped dots and completed with lace and delicate pink ribbon bows. 

Silver Wedding Anniversary Cake

Created for a milestone anniversary celebration, this design featured a silver lustre dusted base tier and a white top tier to give a crisp, modern feel. The modern was juxtaposed with vintage by the addition of hand piped lace brush embroidery to both tiers, accented with a pretty lace bow detail and a hand painted plaque.

Vintage Lace, Roses & Orchids Wedding Cake

This four tier design featured a cascade of roses, orchids, and hydrangea blossoms in hues of cream, coral and green. Each tier was accented with pearls and hand-piped lace embroidery - the finishing touch a hand-painted monogram. The cake was displayed on our vintage desk which was decorated with an array of co-ordinating cupcakes, pretty vintage tea cups and fresh flowers. We were lucky enough to get a sneaky peek of the beautiful bride just before she boarded the amazing London bus to travel to the church. The marquee looked stunning and fitted perfectly in the amazing countryside setting, with breathtaking views. We also baked 122 Welsh cake favours for the guests - each favour featured a hand written tag and was hand-tied with a coral ribbon.

Gone Fishing!

Fishing themed cake - a surprise for the Groom's birthday at one of our recent weddings. A hand modelled fisherman bobbing along in his boat trying to land the catch of the day.

Floral Cascade Wedding Cake

This four tier design featured a cascade of ivory ruffle flowers with crystal and diamante accents to the centres. The regal purple ribbon gave an elegant, sophisticated feel to the otherwise all ivory cake.

Regal Purple Bridal Sash Wedding Cake

This three tier design featured icing, ruffle flowers with crystal and pearl centres and was completed by a sparkling diamante, crystal and pearl bridal sash.

Cath Kidston Birthday Cake

Vintage, hand painted Cath Kidston inspired birthday cake with hand painted bunting and icing bows in pastel shades.

Friday, 2 August 2013

Secret Garden Butterflies

The Bride & Groom wanted to incorporate butterflies and a secret garden theme into their cake design, so opted for icing flowers to the base with hand painted, accent butterflies to each of the three tiers. A simple, pretty design in hues of lilac, purple, pink and ivory which was displayed on a stone plinth with moss and trailing ivy truly reminiscent of a garden.

Mint Lace

This delicate cake in hues of mint and ivory was created for a special birthday celebration. The circumference of the cake featured a dainty lace design with small blossom accents. Ivory ranunculus, hydrangea blossoms and a gift tag adorned the top of the cake completing the fresh, crisp feel.

Lace Opulence

This five tier design included hand piped lace brush embroidery to the base, third and top tiers to echo that featured on the elegant bridal gown. The second and fourth tiers featured regal icing gathers accented with pearl and diamante brooches. Each of the five tiers were lustre dusted in a shimmery champagne hue to further add to the glamorous, opulent feel. The final touch of elegance was provided by vintage pearls to the base of each of the lace piped tiers.

Blush Pink Ruffles

This four tier cake featured a blush pink ruffle design to the top and base tiers which was inspired by the amazing creativity of Leslea Matsis, and was adapted to replicate the David Austin roses that featured in the bridal bouquet and venue styling. The delicate ruffles were complimented by simple champagne lustre dusted tiers adorned with vintage pearls for a truly romantic feel.

Iconic Tiffany Boxes Wedding Cake

The inspiration for this four tier cake and the styling of the venue was Tiffany & Co. The cake in the iconic Tiffany blue colour was accented with a crisp white bow indicative of the simplicity of the Tiffany brand and was completed by a beautiful plinth of white hydrangeas.

Coral Flamenco Roses

This three tier design featured coral icing roses and hydrangea blossoms arranged in a simple, elegant formation which were accented with the addition of vintage lace to each tier. 

Peaches & Cream

This vintage lace birthday cake in hues of peach and cream featured a simply posy of icing roses with scattered blossoms and a pretty gift tag.

Isabella's Minnie Mouse Birthday Cake

This Minnie Mouse inspired design in pastel shades, with of course the addition of a pair of infamous mouse years, was created for a very special first birthday. The cake featured a focal polka dot bow, Minnie Mouse silhouettes, and pretty pink blossoms to the top tier. The base tier replicated Minnie's dress with bold polka dots and a pretty icing ruffle edge.

Vintage Parisian Chic

This design was largely influenced by the lace of the bridal gown and the vintage ambiance of the day. The top cake featured hand-piped lace brush embroidery which was accented with a cascading vintage lace bow. The vintage styled cupcakes in hues of ivory and pink featured hand made icing cameos, roses, shoes, bows and pearls with tuxedo style cupcakes for the male guests.