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Your Ultimate Wedding Cake Guide: Sugar Flowers for Cakes

Making sugar flowers for cakes is our absolute passion.  From the sweeping cascade of sugar flowers at The Ritz to an intimate twilight micro wedding at The Barnyard, Kent, of all the skills and techniques we use to make your wedding cake, its our realistic sugar flowers that always cause a stir. This was perfectly summed […]

It’s not a celebration without an Unbirthday cake!

What’s an Unbirthday Cake? Scrumptious cake, cupcakes and macarons that can be enjoyed at any time…they are a Bluebell family tradition!  Ready to collect or delivered from our kitchen in Maidstone, Kent to your doorstep. Growing up, if it was one of Charlie’s sisters’ birthday then the rest of us had an Unbirthday celebration…perfect excuse for […]

Wedding Cake Trends 2020…make sure every trend adapts to you and not you adapting to the trend!

January means wedding cakes trends are thrown at us from every direction whether you’re the bridal couple or even your wedding cake designer.  Pinterest and Instagram inundate every bridal couple with image after image of beautiful cake designs.  It’s your wedding so every trend should adapt to your ideas, not you adapting to the trend! […]

Don’t Tell Charles Tropical Watercolour Workshop

When we heard that Thao from Don’t Tell Charles was coming to London to teach her Tropical Watercolour Workshop, we were in!  Yes, the class might be held in the middle of August…aka height of “wedding season” but we had to attend. Based in Australia, Don’t Tell Charles (DTC) is known for designing avant-garde, contemporary […]

Hello rebrand! Bluebell Kitchen has rebranded.

We’ve rebranded.  If you’re new to Bluebell Kitchen, you’re probably not aware that we’ve undergone a complete rebrand…website, logo, social media and yes, even our thought processes! In early Spring 2018, we met with Olivia Tripp, founder of Weekend In to discuss a marketing strategy for Bluebell Kitchen.  What started as discussing our social media […]

Surprise First Wedding Anniversary Cake!

Who doesn’t love cake?  If it’s a surprise cake then even better. In May 2017 we made the first of our bespoke chocolate delight wedding cakes for Leanne and Aaron, when they married at The Hop Farm, Kent.  They wanted to keep a fun, rustic theme which perfectly suited the informal atmosphere of their wedding […]

Carousels, country houses and the most gorgeous buttercream wedding cake

We love this time of year as it’s all about looking back over the past few months at some of the gorgeous weddings that we’ve had the chance to be a small part of!  It’s the perfect time for a little throwback to one of our favourite and most unusual wedding cakes of the year. […]

Our favourite wedding cake trends for 2017

Wedding cakes have had a revolution over the last couple of years and 2017/2018 looks as though it will be an awesome year for the cutting edge! There are some worldwide trends that look set to stay so we can’t not mention the infamous naked cakes – which still seem to be growing in popularity […]