Category: DIY Tips

Top Tips for a DIY Wedding Cake

July 26, 2019 | DIY, DIY Tips, Top tips, Wedding cake

Many brides opt for a DIY wedding cake when it comes to their big day, so we have Lara Kenny of Love from lila xx, a bespoke wedding cake company based on the Surrey/Hampshire border, sharing her best tips: To decide on what cakes you need, look for cutting guides online. For ‘normal’ 3” high tiers, look at 1×2” serving sizes. As an example, an 8” cake will give you about 26 slices. When it comes to filling the cakes, fresh cream and cream cheese are a no-no for quite a few reasons. For my jam layers, I pipe a…

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Wedding prop hire/styling

Locate to Create – Ideal Dry Hire Solution

Locate to Create is a prop hire and event styling business based in Kent. They hold an eclectic portfolio of props and furniture that can be hired individually, or as packages. Their flexible, creative and bespoke approach make them a great solution for dry hire venues… and they travel all over! Picture the scene, you’ve found your perfect venue, it’s a blank canvas but that’s okay because you want to have your own input into the theme and styling… you just need somewhere you can browse available props, chat to someone about your ideas and have it all transported and…

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West Sussex Worthing Wedding

The Worthing Dome Wedding Open Day 

This is a tricky one… my friends at The Worthing Dome are hosting an open day on the same day as my Outdoor Extravaganza in Hampshire. Why not mark it out in your diary as one big wedding weekender and go to both events? Hell, you could even go dress shopping on the Saturday and binge-watch wedding movies on the Saturday night? While my fair in Hampshire is a festival-style extravaganza with lots of suppliers exhibiting, The Worthing Dome are simply setting up their beautiful rooms, for a ceremony and reception, and their events team will be on hand to…

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Wedding Styling

Pro Styling Top Tips…

Today (extracted from our current issue) we’re excited to bring you five DIY top tips from styling expert Kate Hirons of Jump the Broom… 1. Get Moody First up, don’t just dive straight in! I am a BIG fan of a mood board, mainly because I can start with just one item or colour I love and work outwards from there. Take your time to create a palette, look for images that inspire you online and decide on the kind of atmosphere you want to create: do you want it to be soft, feminine and romantic? Bold, dark and edgy? Or…

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