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

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 Sweet Berry Lane. Just because it is a hen do, doesn’t mean you... 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 and Alexander McQueen. Full of sensual drama and clean silhouettes,... 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 GC Couture, said: “The GC Couture 2012 Collection has been individually... Read More

Orange is the New Black

The look hitting the aisles of the modern bride is orange! Orange is making a big comeback this year at weddings around the UK, and here is some orange wedding inspiration whether you are aiming for burnt orange or a more paler tangerine! Wedding Cakes: gerbera three tier wedding cake Sweet Sams, four tier orange cake Grace Cakes and four tier oranges, lemons and lime wedding cake Sweet Fantasies Shoes: Top Shop and Great Gifts Flower Girl... Read More

It’s Cool Britannia all the way at Delights by Cynthia

Cake by Delights by Cynthia // Photography by Kelvin Coker As the nation prepares to celebrate the Royal Wedding on Friday, Islington based cake designer Cynthia Akinsanya, owner of Delights by Cynthia, is busy baking and creating a collection of cakes and cupcakes inspired by the royal nuptials. Since the Royal Wedding was announced, the phone has not stopped ringing in the Delights Kitchen.  Customers are making enquiries and placing orders for... Read More

Wedding Cake Trends for 2011 with Janet Mohapi-Banks

Janet Mohapi-Banks is an award winning luxury bespoke cake designer based in Epsom and working in and around London, Surrey and the UK. She has been featured in the UK’s leading wedding magazines and on national television, providing cakes of excellence for discerning clients! Janet shares with us today, what the latest trends in wedding cakes are and what we are likely to see gracing the wedding cake tables of the modern 2011 bride. In a word….... 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