Set in the heart of the Kent countryside, Chilston Park Hotel is a 17th Century Manor House and with its unique styling and beautiful grounds (including a giant outdoor chess board), it makes the perfect setting for a wedding. My older brother and one of my best friends have both had their weddings at this beautiful venue, so it holds a special place in my heart.
Whilst I have been building my business over the last couple of years I have worked with and got to see many different venues across the county but this was one venue that I couldn’t wait to work with. When Sydnee and Sam asked me to create their dream wedding cake for their January Wedding I was of course thrilled to be part of their special day. But seeing my cake in the grand setting of Chilston Park was the icing on the cake for me (pardon the pun).
So… he popped the question and, of course, you said Yes! So what’s next?
Many newly engaged couples, especially the brides to be, often want to jump straight into wedding planning but have no idea where to start, after-all, if you haven’t planned a wedding before how are you going to know where to start.
So that is where the ever growing population of Wedding Fairs comes in. They can be super inspirational and lots of fun for you and your partner, or even your bride tribe, but for some, they can also be a little overwhelming and confusing with so much on offer. As a wedding supplier who attends many wedding fairs every year, both big and small, I have put together a few top tips for Bride and Grooms to be when it comes to visiting wedding fairs.
Over the last year I have met with countless numbers of couples and their families and to my surprise, there are lots of people in this world who do not like cake! (I know, total madness!) But this got me thinking, does a ‘normal’ style wedding cake suit everyone? And the answer… no, of course not. Wedding cakes, like all aspects of the industry are not a one size fits all element and so I decided that I wanted to offer something a little different for my clients and I believe that my dessert tables will do just that.
So, after lots of encouragement from friends, family and other suppliers in the wedding and cakey world (and after a gin), I thought I would bite the bullet and start a blog. So here goes…