Category Archives: art

Wherefore art thou

Just over 30 years ago, I went to Art College.  I’m sure I have mentioned this before in previous posts.  But for those of you who didn’t know, I spent two years fine tuning my artistic skill to no avail.  … Continue reading

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Kiki, do you love me?

We certainly do. With over 50 shade of nail colours to choose from, we are spoilt for choice. We’re raving about the following colours in the Delights Kitchen: With a fast drying time and flawless nails promise of 14-21 days … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cake

I’ve made cakes and cupcakes this year with joy being a big part of them.  Excuse the pun, but it truly was a joy to create them. Rachel’s 50th birthday cake consisted of an illustration by Stephanie Hill; a depiction … Continue reading

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Gothic Crush

  I suppose you could say that as a Cake Creator, deep down, under  that frilly apron (not!), sparkly dragees and glitter I have a dark side. But when did this all start?  It all started when I was asked … Continue reading

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Cakespiration -Feathers

There are so many amazing places for you to find inspiration for a cake.  I went to an events venue recently, where I saw this beauty arrangement of feathers.  I like the way that the colours sit so well together.  … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas tree, oh chocolate tree

Corentin Vignal is a 20 year old French chocolate and pastry maker, whose stunning chocolate work has caught my eye. At this young age, he has discovered a love and a passion to create works of art in chocolate. “After … Continue reading

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K-Pop Chocolates

My friend stopped over in Korea, on her flight back to London. She picked up these chocolates for my girlies. I love the way the colours ‘pop’ with the packaging. You can pick up inspiration for design and colour combinations … Continue reading

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Chocolate heaven

The world’s largest chocolate fountain is situated at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. It stands at over seven metres tall and holds nearly two tonnes of chocolate. Through the under-floor system of pumps and valves, there is a continuous … Continue reading

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The vibes of Vibrant Orchid

The 2014 Pantone Colour of the year is Vibrant Orchid. You have already seen Vibrant Orchid making an appearance on the runways for Spring 2014 fashion collections and you will see more of this colour in interiors and furnishings. Leatrice … Continue reading

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Make way for the littlest sugarcrafter

Some afternoons when I’m working on a cake, I sometimes have a little company. She has her own little workboard and rolling pin… She’s only five, but my Phoebe is getting quite creative with her sugarcraft.

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