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supplier spotlight: b.inspired by cakes by krishanthi

Happy Friday lovely ones. Today is an especially good day, it’s my birthday!! And what better way to celebrate than cake?!

This is not just any cake, but deliciously distinctive and handmade with love cake, from Cakes by Krishanthi.  The lovely Krishanthi produces cakes with a passion for baking and natural creativity.  Combining traditional and unusual flavours, including fruitcake with ginger and spices, mocha espresso, and my favourite dark chocolate torte – yum, with artistic designs and detail.  Offering a classic collection as well as bespoke designs, Krishanthi ensures each cake is delightfully different and tailor-made to suit your wedding style.

With so many different designs to choose from, putting this post together was so much fun! I often say the cake is the centrepiece to your wedding, where you can bring together all your ideas in one piece that your guests can enjoy all through the day (not just when they eat it!).  Never has this been truer than today, with each of these cakes inspiring it’s very own unique and beautiful theme! Prepare to b.inspired?!

Let’s start with ‘Anemone’, combining pale, romantic pink with a strong hit of black.  This colour combination always reminds me of old cameo’s, timeless romance that works well with a clean palette and modern twist.  Taking the lead from the amazing anemone sugar flowers, a bouquet of pink anemones with their striking black centre creates a beautiful contrast with the brides elegant white dress.  The cameo motif repeated in the stationery and details, and even used as a seal to the favour boxes (got to love Martha Stewart for this pretty place setting idea!) ensures the romance never fades throughout the day.

Anemone cake Via: Cakes by Krishanthi // Cameo invitation suite Via: Martha Stewart Weddings // Anemone bouquet Via: Martha Stewart Weddings // Cameo place setting Via: Martha Stewart Weddings // Cameo cupcake Via: Ruffled // Pink & black ribbon details Via: Martha Stewart Weddings

The cute and quirky ‘Owl’ design, displayed on a log cake stand (so cool!) is the perfect partner for a woodland wedding.  Weave a subtle bird theme into the details, think birds nests filled with eggs doubling up as escort cards and a (yummy!) favour, and a cute bird stamp on the stationery.  Wild flower details, think Midsummer Night’s Dream, in the hair and bouquets add another whimsical touch.  I would so love to see an outdoor wedding reception, set under the trees on rustic old tables and chairs, with fairy lights for added twinkle.

Owl Via: Cakes by Krishanthi // Floral headpiece Via: Green Wedding Shoes // Birds nest escort cards Via: Etsy // Woodland wedding table Via: Style Me Pretty // Green striped straws Via: Etsy Weddings Blog // Forest bouquet Via: Françoise Weeks

And the cherry on this beautifully iced cake (sorry!!) just has to be ‘Petal’ which inspired this pretty as-a-picture, cherry blossom themed board.  This is just pure springtime romance, the delicate, almost translucent pink petals cascading down the cake, cherry blossom flowers in the bouquet and in overflowing, elegant table arrangements.

Petals cake Via: Cakes by Krishanthi // Cherry blossom escort card display Via: Martha Stewart Weddings // Pink layered cake Via:  Martha Stewart Weddings // Cherry blossom bouquet Via: Martha Stewart Weddings // Blossom hairpiece Via: Hair & Makeup by Steph // Pink table setting Via: Martha Stewart Weddings // Flower girls Via: Martha Stewart Weddings

Cakes by Krishanthi has earned a reputation for excellence in cake design and is a recommended supplier for The Dorchester Collection, Hampton Court Palace, Syon House, Warren House, Parallel Venues & The Bingham. Cakes by Krishanthi always uses organic, Fairtrade and free-range ingredients to ensure every cake tastes as good as it looks!

Visit www.cakesbykrishanthi.co.uk to find out more, and to book a tasting appointment (can I come?!)

Louise

Louise

I have always been a creative soul, from glitter-filled art room projects to a degree in Interior Design, followed by a decade working in the corporate world. Planning my wedding fuelled an undiscovered passion for discovering pretty things, an obsession with perfect details and a love for love. B.LOVED is a place I can indulge and share my passions; weddings, interiors, fashion, travel, family and beauty, things all women love. It’s without doubt I can say I have the best job ever!