August 04, 2015
Fed up of browsing Pinterest looking through thousands of images trying to find the perfect cake? Or maybe you've just started thinking about the perfect wedding cake for your dream day, either way we've picked our 10 favourites to suit the most popular wedding themes and trends.
1. The naked cake
Very on trend right now, the unfrosted or 'naked' wedding cake makes a real statement and is a perfect complement for a vintage, rustic style wedding. Cake by Cake Sweet Cake.
2. Chalkboard chic
Chalkboard is an extremely popular wedding trend right now and it's so easy to incorporate into your big day, from stationery to signage, to place mats and even to your cake! I found this cute cake at poppypickering.co.uk. Perfect again for vintage weddings.
3. Butterfly beauty
There's no sign of butterflies going out of fashion when it comes to wedding styles, this simple white cake has been adorned with a butterfly set from confetti.com, available in 5 different colours there's sure to be one to suit you.
4. Winter wedding
The decor used on this cake is once again the thing turning it from plain to white cake to something extra special. The simplicity of the pine cones adds a subtle and stylish touch of winter for your wedding. Image found here.
5. Beach perfect
Just love the colours of this ombre style cake, perfect for a beach wedding! This example was found on Pinterest.
6. Wedding abroad
Perhaps you're getting married abroad, this quirky suitcase themed wedding cake could be just right for a celebratory after party back at home. I found this one on cakesdecor.com.
7. Christmas cake!
Forget cupcakes, it's all about the baubles with this festive styled wedding cake! Image found on Pinterest.
8. Gorgeous floral
Another timeless classic is the use of flowers, this stunning cake has a real contemporary feel and the flowers are just beautiful. Found on Pinterest, this cake is by Rossmoor Pastries.
9. Birdcage vintage
Vintage is without question the most fashionable wedding trend and it doesn't look like it's going anywhere soon! So we had to include another vintage style, this pretty birdcage design is by Marks and Spencer and is available to order here.
10. Sumptuous ruffles
Almost impossible to limit this list to 10, but the last one is this super stylish, deliciously beautiful ruffle style ombre cake. Use of colour in this type of cake makes it just perfect for many wedding themes. Cake by Rachelle's Beautiful Bespoke Cakes.
Many wedding cake suppliers are local businesses and most will be happy to work with you to create the perfect cake. Perhaps a tweak to something they've done before or something you've seen elsewhere.
If you're hungry for more ideas, there are tons more amazing wedding cakes over on our Pinterest board: Cakes and Sweet Treats.
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February 16, 2018
I always think buying gifts for Mother's Day is harder than for a birthday; there's a little more sentiment behind it. The months and years seem to roll around so quickly these days and each year seems to get a bit harder!
I've actually started a kind of present diary now, I make a note of what I get people (mainly family) so that I can refer back to it; I can also make notes of gift ideas I think of throughout the year. It helps avoid repeating presents too!
With Mothers Day just around the corner, I've put together a list of my favourite gifts for Grandma (or Nanny, Nana, Granny, whichever name you use!).
February 02, 2018
From doughnut walls to abstract masterpieces, wedding cake trends continue to evolve, but what will be big in 2018?
I've got the low-down together with some gorgeous examples to get those creative juices flowing!
January 15, 2018
I don't know about you, but I always feel like a Valentine's gift has to hit the right tone. Somewhere there has to be some kind of meaning or romance to make it worthy of being presented on the day of love!
Well, I've spent hours exploring ideas to fit the bill (and the budget) and assembled my ten favourites here.