A taste of Africa – cupcakes by Delights by Cynthia

October as you know, is Black History Month. How cool are these African themed cupcakes by Delights by Cynthia celebrating African arts and crafts – textiles, sculpture, beading and of course, nature! Cynthia Akinsanya created this collection to celebrate Black History Month and as a nod to her West African heritage. Her family is from Sierra Leone. Cynthia Akinsanya says: “These... Read More

Fab Finds: Cortez Treats – Wedding Cakes

Cortez Treats is a London based distinct bakery business that produces exquisite and delightful hand-crafted confectionery of all sort and style from British, French, Italian, and American to the most exotic ones. Cortez Treats provides its clientele with a rich selection of freshly baked,  bespoke, hand-crafted sweet favours ranging from the simplest to the most complex and... Read More

How to make the most of your cake tasting…

The cake tasting is traditionally supposed to be the most fun part of your wedding planning. Movies always show happy brides sitting contentedly among hundreds of samples with their nearest and dearest – and why shouldn’t it be like that? But before you come out cake tasting, there are a few things you can do to really make the experience into a movie moment! Choose the right... Read More

We love: Dream Cake Toppers

Dream Cake Toppers create personalised cake toppers of outstanding quality. They have been perfecting handcrafting techniques for over 15 years and the new website is a unique place where couples can come and enjoy the creative experience, as well as to get lots of advice on their cake topper project. The cake toppers are made fully by hand with a unique combination of resin and... Read More

Wedding Cake Offer [closing date: 10 August 2012]

Vintage Ivory 4 tier Wedding Cake

Dear BOC Readers! Who would have thought….ten years ago on the 10th August, I took that same leap of faith into the salubrious world of marriage into which many of you guys reading this blog are about to delve. So to celebrate, I, Tasha from N.O. Cakes R Better is offering this amazing offer to Bride of Colour Blog readers and the wider masses a 6″, 9″ and 12″... Read More

Going for Gold: African Vintage Wedding Inspiration

There are many people going for gold at the moment at London 2012, but here on the blog we are going for the golds, blacks, whites, reds and purples of the African sub-continient! This African vintage styled shoot is a contemporary interpretation of Africa’s diverse and unique cultural heritage and an homage to the modern day African princess, using colours ranging from dramatic... Read More

We love: Cakes by Krishanthi

How gorgeous is this bird cage wedding cake with mini cakes by London wedding cake maker, Cakes by Krishanthi? Perfect for your spring wedding!  Read More

Hen Party // Bridal Shower Inspiration

Well, it is Leap Year Day today, the traditional day for ladies to propose marriage! Any gentlemen refusing said marriage proposal had to give the woman a kiss and a silk gown, but only if she was wearing a red petticoat.  No red petticoats in this post today, but lots of hen night/bridal shower inspiration (because we know he’ll say yes)! Jade bridal shower invitation by... Read More


Hello folks,  back again with an exclusive look at the Inspired 2012 Collection – a new range of wedding cakes, by the internationally renowned award winning luxury wedding cake designer, Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium. The couture collection is a tribute to the most iconic wedding dresses by notable designers including Oscar de la Renta, Helen Rose, Priscilla of Boston, Kosibah... Read More

We love: GC Couture Cakes

Based in Hertfordshire, Genuine Cakes, the team behind Cheryl Cole’s birthday cake, have launched a specialist division for luxury bespoke and memorable wedding cakes – GC Couture. GC Couture was officially launched at the Luxury Wedding Show in October 2011, where they unveiled the new GC Couture website, new logo, branding, and packaging. Marie Sinclair, founder of... Read More