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You’re Engaged! Now let’s talk about the budget!

You’re finally engaged and ready to hit the ground running with your wedding planning. You may have been dreaming of your perfect wedding for years, but don’t let ideas get ahead of your finances! While setting a budget can seem like a dull task – especially when there’s much more exciting tasks to be getting … Read More You’re Engaged! Now let’s talk about the budget!

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Introducing the Ivy & Bloom Cake Co Shop!

So I’ve been on a huge learning curve recently, which has been fun, actually, I will admit! I love to learn! What have I been learning? I’m a cake maker by trade, but over the years, I’ve accumulated a HUGE amount of knowledge which I would like to pass on to other people, be that … Read More Introducing the Ivy & Bloom Cake Co Shop!

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Finding The Best Wedding Dress Silhouette For Your Body Type

When searching for your dream dress you are going to want something that flatters your figure and highlights all of your best parts. Before heading out to your first bridal appointment it’s a good idea to have an understanding of your body type and the shapes of wedding dresses that are out there.

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Your Complete Guide to Wedding Stationery

Wedding stationery is the first glimpse most of your guests will have of your wedding. Not only does it relay the important details, such as the wedding date, time, and venue, it also clues them in to what the day itself will be like. A good wedding invitation will communicate the formality of the event, and through materials, embellishments, and the design itself, you’ll share SO much about you and your partner’s love story and wedding vibe.

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Your Guide To Getting Down On One Knee, & Planning The Perfect Engagement!

Your guide to getting down on one knee and planning the perfect engagement! So you’ve decided to propose! You want to get hitched. Tie the knot. Whatever you want to call it, the process of getting engaged can seem quite the task, but luckily for you, I’m here to help. From understanding the signs that … Read More Your Guide To Getting Down On One Knee, & Planning The Perfect Engagement!

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Top Wedding Trends for 2022

Top Wedding Trends for 2022 In this blog I bring you all of the emerging trends for 2022! This years trends and predictions have been tricky to foresee. With Covid restrictions easing we are certainly seeing much more elaborate and fun filled occasions with a real focus on bringing loved ones together and sharing joy. … Read More Top Wedding Trends for 2022

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Covid-19 Update – 23/09/2020

Wow! This year has been like no other hasn’t it?! Just as we were getting back on our feet and adjusting to smaller weddings of 30, now we have the rug pulled again and a drop down to weddings of 15, for the next six months. We have the rule of 6 and no meeting … Read More Covid-19 Update – 23/09/2020

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What will weddings look like post-lockdown?

As we tentatively head out of lockdown, what are future weddings likely to look like for the next couple of years? What’s gone for now, or here to stay? Let’s take a look at what’s probably out and what’s maybe going to be in…

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Guest Blog…A Day in the Life of… A Celebrant

Welcome to the third blog of my “A Day in the Life of…” series! This week we will be meeting Becky, who is a celebrant in my local area!

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A Day In the Life Of…A Wedding Cake Maker

In the next few weeks, I’ll be introducing some guest blogs from other wedding professionals, to give you a different perspective than mine! To start us off, I’ll start with my own take on it, then we’ll introduce our guests over time. I’m looking forward to this!

How to expertly portion a cake

You’ve ordered a beautiful custom cake, or a luxury wedding cake, and now it’s sat in front of you as you dither with a large knife…”do I cut it this way? Or that way? I don’t know!” Instinct tells us to cut it into nice wedges, after all it’s a circle, so therefore it needs … Read More How to expertly portion a cake

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Your non-wedding wedding day and what to do with it.

I am on day 22 of lockdown now, and I should have done the first few wedding cakes of the 2020 season by now. It feels pretty crap from my end – I love making wedding cakes, such a wonderful experience to make the centrepiece of someone’s wedding. However, the way I feel about YOUR … Read More Your non-wedding wedding day and what to do with it.