Wedding Cake Offer [closing date: 10 August 2012]

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″ wedding cake in the design choice of the bride (Ts & Cs Apply)... Read More

Queen’s Silver Jubilee Wedding Inspiration: White, Red and Blue

  With the Queen’s Jubilee coming up in June, the UK is awash with red, white and blue! Here is some wedding inspiration to incorporate some red, white and blue in your wedding theme! Blazers and shift dresses for your bridesmaids Make your own boutionerries from old bus conductor badges (eBay) Neck scarves or Kikoy wraps Bakewell tart favours Birdcage veils Union Jack dress by House of Hannigan (Make up Frooti Beauty)  Red wedding... Read More

Attending a Destination Wedding as a Guest: Part 5

Another structured day. We were finally getting the hang of it all.   The highlight of this day was initially going to be the glass bottom boat trip that we did at midday, but the adventures were going to get a lot more heart-racing than that!   The tour was short but quite entertaining – the guides had lots of stories to tell and although we didn’t stand still long enough to get any good underwater shots. It’s as close as I’d... Read More

Finding the right wedding dress for the typical black woman’s shape

Some would argue that there is no typical black woman’s shape and arguably, this is true; after all – every woman is an individual.  However, I would be very surprised if there were not several of you black women out there who have far too often been annoyed by the jeans that fit beautifully at the hips but could fit another woman in around the waist line! Or found that the dress/skirt that appears shin-height at the front has miraculously become... Read More

Why do wedding cakes cost so much?

It is common knowledge now that for most weddings you almost need to remortgage to just pay for even a simple wedding.  A couple need to budget for rings, venues, outfits, catering all huge expenses and the cake is no exception.  Every couple want their wedding to be the best and most memorable yet, and one of the biggest talking points of a wedding day is the cake itself. Size A wedding cake needs to be big enough to feed all of your guests and... Read More

How to choose the design for your wedding cake

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life and one of those precious memories that you will want to treasure forever! Whilst many of details may be forgotten, there is one element that can really make your day unforgettable and that is your cake! But it’s one of those of those things are really difficult to choose along with your wedding dress! So where do you start? Wedding cake traditions It is predominantly a Western tradition... Read More

How to store and preserve the top layer of a wedding cake

Today I (Natasha) am going to show you how to save the top layer of your wedding for a future date, by freezing it,  so you can have your cake and eat it too! It has been tradition over the years to preserve the top layer of a wedding cake until a couple’s first anniversary or even until the christening or baby dedication of a first child.  But exactly how are you supposed to achieve this feat? If done correctly, the cake can actually turn out... Read More