For years, the cake has been encased in thick layers of icing, marzipan and jam, and then decorated. However, there has recently been a trend for simplicity; cakes ‘stripped back’ and decorated with fresh edible flowers and vibrant berries, or mixed with pastel shades to make the sponge itself the star of the show.
Stop, shop and socialise with your favourite artists, designers, makers at E17 Designers' annual autumn event.
'Wood is one of the few things that when dead can be brought back to life.' UK Handmade Portfolio Member David Shepherdson of Pens Unique talks about his love of woodturning and making pens from a grand piano.
We've all got our favourite shade of pink, from pale dusky hues to bright fushias. Here are a few pretty makes I found by members of our forum...Silk Poppy by Present Perfect Creations
Drawing on a rich heritage of Scandinavian, English and Scottish knitware, Ulla Cronin's designs reflect her belief that everyday items should be beautifully made, practical and playful, cherished and enjoyed. Ulla's interest in traditional skills and love of natural fibres was formed by her childhood in Finland growing up surrounded by forests, fields and lakes.