Tag Archives: Styled Dessert Tables

Sparkles, Glitz and Glamour

If ever you were going to have sparkles, glitz and glamour as your wedding theme, then a celebration between Christmas and New Year is the time to have it! The bride came to me at the end of last year with a limited budget for her wedding cake spread, but big ideas of lots of gold and sequins to match her theme. Rather than go down the well-trodden naked wedding cake route, I created a styled dessert table of decadent little bites for their guests, swapping the usual cake centrepiece for a pyramid of gold embellished brownies!

The wedding reception was held at Loft Studios, Kensal Rise. A huge thank you to Paper and Primrose for the lovely pics and Westwood Design for the little floral finishing touches.

Where else to look for sequins and sparkle than of course Rebecca of Glimmer and Threads who supplied the beautiful gold sequin table cloth.

I created personalised “Oreo” love heart cookies dusted with gold…

Gold dusted hazelnut praline macarons…

Vanilla meringues sprinkled with edible gold glitter…

And sparkly vanilla marshmallows!

For the “cake cutting”, the couple lit sparklers on their gilded brownie pyramid and sliced into a brownie of course!

All in all a wonderful winter wedding celebration don’t you think? Plus all of the cake platters are now available for hire from my new Hire page. Click here for details!

Boho Cakes

We still love the trend for boho cakes here at Little Bear HQ especially as it gives an excuse to get out the feathers! At the beginning of the month I created two feathered cake creations – one for a lovely friend of mine, Sarah the Flower Bird‘s daughter’s 18th and the second for a boho themed dessert table for a baby shower.

I really love this design – it’s ultimate boho elegance and would look equally at home at a country festival wedding as it would at a chic city celebration don’t you think? I certainly would have been happy to have something like this for my eighteenth birthday cake!

This baby shower dessert table has a very laid back boho feel. The guests feasted on a red velvet cake, vanilla meringue kisses, mini lemon meringue tarts, rasberry macarons, coconut brownies and cookie dough cake pops! Yum!

Don’t forget that we now offer fully styled dessert tables too in association with Westwood Design. We will be showcasing one of our collaborations at the upcoming A Most Curious Wedding Fair at The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane on 6th-8th March.

To conclude the feathered boho round up, this cake that I created for the Most Curious Promo Shoot was also featured on Time Out earlier this month!

Styled Dessert Tables

New for 2015, we are delighted to be teaming up with the very talented Westwood Design to offer styled dessert tables with a difference. Steering away from the stereotypical “pretty” vintage styling that has been used tirelessly in recent years, we want to offer an alternative approach.

Incorporating influences from still life painting, nature and a bygone industrial age, we intend to provide you with something beyond your average dessert table. Think of it instead as an edible installation to add the wow-factor to your wedding or event.

With a background in interior design and architecture, stylist Georgia of Westwood Design has a great understanding of how to utilise space as well as having plenty of experience in set design, floristry, wedding, fashion and interior editorial photo shoots, advertising and films.

Westwood was created from Georgia’s “obsession with injecting colour, fun and dreamy surrealism into people and places. Not one for colouring inside the lines, she found herself fascinated with creating scenes, arrangements and moments of perfect madness that have a little extra something.”

Recently Georgia coordinated a fantastic team of suppliers to create this “English Gentleman’s Club Shoot” which we are delighted to have featured on Love My Dress yesterday.

Contributors to the shoot included one of our lovely partners, Cecilia of Heart Aflutter – just look at this incredibly elegant Nadia Manzato dress that she stocks!

Anyway, I hope this has given you a taster of the kind of style that we could bring to your wedding or event. For more details or to talk through your requirements, get in touch through the contact page or drop us a line at info(at)littlebearcakery.com

In the meantime, head over to Love My Dress to see the full feature including the wealth of talented suppliers involved!

Photography – Bianco Photography
Flowers, Styling & Props – Westwood Design
Venue – Union Club, Soho
Dresses – Nadia Manzato via Heart Aflutter
Headpieces – Blackbirds Pearl via Heart Aflutter
Shoes – Love Art Wear Art Via Heart Aflutter
Hair & Make-Up – Laura Anne Make-Up
Tweed Suits – Tweed Addict
Table Linen – Table to Dine For
Tableware – The Vintage Hire
Stationery – Lamplighter London
Cakes and Desserts – Little Bear Cakery
Models – Clio Gressani and Ryan Szanyi