Sunday, 30 May 2010

Another weekend, another birthday

One of the few good things about your family living miles away is going to visit them and dragging out the celebrations.  On Friday it was my birthday (again) and I got some lovely presents and was treated to a lovely Italian meal by my dad - thank you Dad!

Do you like my presents?  As you can see I'm a Glee fan (Dave is going out soon so I will be putting the CDs on and playing them good and loud) and look at the gorgous bag my sister got me!  AND she made me a birthday cake!
Thank you Jue and Dad for the presents and treats... how many days until my next birthday?...

Friday, 28 May 2010

Afternoon tea anybody?

I've these little cookies for my Auntie Joan and Uncle Fred who I am going to visit tomorrow....I couldn't help but indulge in a few myself with a cup of tea (it's quality control...honest!)

I hope they like them.....

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Wedding Ideas magazine

I hope this isn't getting monotonous but a Caroline's Cake Company cake is in Wedding Ideas magazine again!  This time with a white on white cake - I do love the old white and white, so classy! 

Monday, 24 May 2010

40th Birthday celebrations

This cake was for a 40th birthday celebration where the client wanted the cake to reflect his architechural and art preferences with each tier telling a different story to his guests.

When we delivered the cake to the Botanical Garden my client was there and wanted a photo of me with the cake (the shame) so Dave took one too - cheeky!
It's nice to see the cake displayed at the venue as that's how the guests would see it!
Here is Dave all tired from carrying the heavy cake! (what would I do without my helper....)

Sunday, 23 May 2010

Thank you....

...to Pam and Derek for my birthday presents this weekend!  Much appreciated.

I love dragging my birthday celebrations out....and I haven't even seen my family yet, more pressies next weekend - yay!

Friday, 21 May 2010

Sex and the City cupcakes

Some Sex and the City cupcakes I made for the demonstration on Wednesday.  My favourite is the white flower which is based on the white dress that Carrie wore in the first film - fabulous! (the dress not my cupcake...)







Thursday, 20 May 2010

Cupcake Demonstration


I performed a cupcake demostration last night at the Radisson Blu in Birmingham!  This was my second demonstration (first one was at the REFER event) and after my great experience in March I was looking forward to this one...and it didn't disappoint.  This event was for Marketing Birmingham who are a lovely group of people and very creative!

The room:

The tables:
Laid out with cakes and icing and anticipation!
The flipboard:
This is the first flipboard I have written on, next time I should:
a) make my writing bigger
b) use different colours
c) get someone else t do the whole thing to make it look acceptable
The cupcake workers:
Busy busy!



The cupcakes:
Aren't they fantastic??!
Thanks to the Radisson Blu and Marketing Birmingham for making it such an enjoyable evening!  Shall we do it again sometime??.....

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Tulliah's Christening Cake

This cake was commissioned for the christening of a 3 year old girl, Tulliah (such a beautiful name).  The design is based on the beautiful cake by Sweet Tiers and I think it is my most colourful cake to date! 

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Millie's Cupcakes

Millie's mum also ordered some cupcakes (coordinating with the main birthday cake of course) to fill the essential party bags for the guests to take home...



There are some lovely party bags you can purchase to fill with all that birthday loot, here are a few of my favourites:

This one is from Eco Party Bags

Blue Gingham make these, aren't they sweet? (I'd love to see some matching bunting! What is it with me and bunting??!)

And these ones are by Eco Chic Collection:


GreenEyed Frog make some nice jute ones:

 

I've decided...I really like party bags...now I just need to throw myself a party!