Tag Archives: birthday

Skyping Cakes

8 Dec

Sneak peak of some of the other cakes from this project up on the Facebook page, and if you want to find out more about my cake projects head here.

Nevie Pie & I were very excited to be asked to work with Poke on a series of dessert tables / cakes to celebrate their 10th birthday, each of which had to relate to a website they had built over the last 10 years. On a personal level few things have made me as happy this year that this awesome company trusted my creativity skills for their 10th Birthday (yes Nevie Pie also made the cake below).



I am going to post all of these cakes and dessert tables over the next week, but thought I should start with the one that appears to be everyone’s favorite so far… …the TWO Skype cakes.

Set at either end of the room, each on it’s own desk, they were of course ‘Skyping each’ other live. Well it’s Poke’s party so their had to be some extra added ‘geek’ in the baking. Stunning work from Nevie Pie on the actual cake creation as ALWAYS.


Pic via The Flippers - thanks boys http://www.flickr.com/photos/flippers



Pic via The Flippers - thanks boys http://www.flickr.com/photos/flippers




via @hollypop88


Picture via @unlikelylad



Up next Spot The Bull…

So last night at Kerrang!..

14 Jun

UPDATE: Here is a video of the cake table at Kerrang. I say ‘video’ I took a roaming view of the table (& yes that music was on all night – it sent me slightly crazy)!

( & yes that is some of my underwear draped over the bunting)

So last night Cakehead Loves were asked to do a cake installation at the Kerrang awards by Torture Garden, the production company running the reception (more on the other installations in another post). We also had to walk about the tables in the award ceremony giving the artists vagina cakes and other treats such as a Molly Bakes “shit on a stick” like… Half Penny Home also made the bunting you can see… Alix Fox was my partner in crime for this section and we were dressed in amazing burlesque clown costumes from Prangsta with corsets, frilly pants and candy floss wigs. People such as @seansmithsucks (in the Blackout) were loving the Vagina cakes (as well as the frilly pants) made by Black Cherry Bakery and giving them some serious Twitter loving tweeting pictures such as below. Alice Cooper declined one as he is on a diet 😉

It was such a FUN night but to be honest I have felt better so I will keep it brief and share these images of our sweet table – designed by Natasha of Nevie Pie Cakes fame, with an astonishing Clown Cake from Mamma Jamma Cakes (formerly Chic Cakes) – with a longer post coming soon.


The concept was to design the table to look like “the morning after” with edible cigarette drinks (astonishingly crafted by Nevie Pie), half ‘spilt’ wine, cheese (marzipan) on sticks that look as if it had been half bitten, Molly Bakes cake pops that look like sausages lying in pools of jelly… I am waaaaaaaaaay to hung over to do this justice as we partied hard afterwards (well we had frilly pant on) so I am going to leave you with you these pictures whilst I crawl into a hole and die until this hangover goes.

Molly Bakes "shits on sticks"

Kurt Cobain’s Birthday – Commemorative Tattoos

20 Feb

It would have been Kurt Cobain’s birthday today – here is a selection of Kurt Cobain tattoos to celebrate / commemorate. I really want to write more here but I am not sure what I can say which would carry enough substance or weight…

Twin Peaks Birthday Cake (20th year anniversary repost)

12 Feb

Ok so how cool is this Twin Peaks birthday cake? That said I’m with Dale Cooper on the love of good cherry pie – and clearly I am not alone:

Now as a final happy 20th birthday blog post to Twin Peaks there is – OF COURSE – a rich seam of TP ‘stuff’ over on Etsy – and even a dedicated store – The Great Northern. Here is a quick review:

David Bowie’s 64th

8 Jan

In celebration of David Bowie’s (I LOVE HIM) 60th birthday today here are 60 things you might not know about him, and 6 videos below (of course).

So it’s not his 60th, but 64th (thanks Rene) but hey that is exactly why I have to stop blogging pissed!!!!

Helvetica Cake

11 May

Just how ridiculously SUPER GEEKY is this 50th (2007) birthday cake for the helvetica font.

Panda Birthday Party

22 Dec

Read the article here, and enjoy the images below.