Tag Archives: vintage

Shall we dance?

Kath loves to dance, she danced her way through life doing ballroom dancing. For her 80th birthday cake, I had to incorporate something relating the grace and style of dancing. This vanilla sponge cake with vanilla buttercream and raspberry jam … Continue reading

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Bless the bride

It was lovely to make these cupcakes, early one Saturday morning, for a special bridal shower breakfast, for a bride-to-be. A week before her wedding a group of us girlies got together for a breakfast and just to bless this … Continue reading

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Cakes and Madmen

We’ve fallen madly in love with Madmen.  We drool over the slickness of the show and we can’t get enough of Donald Draper. Madmen has gone on to influence fashion and interiors; and has satisifed the desire for those craving that vintage look. … Continue reading

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Vintage Rose Cupcakes and Cookies

With the Chelsea Flower Show looming, I took some inspiration from the vintage rose theme to create these cupcakes and cookies.   I love this delightful theme.  Vintage rose is all about softness, femininity, grace and being oh-so dainty.  I can see these blush coloured cupcakes … Continue reading

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