Valentines Day Cookies at Holiday Extras

Holiday Extras and it’s sister company, Shortbreaks must be one of the best places to work in Kent, in fact the UK! Where else would every member of staff be given a handmade Madagascan vanilla cookie on Valentines Day?  Ten days before Valentines Day we had a last minute enquiry from Stefanie at Holiday Extras […]

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. […]

We’re off to the Luxury Wedding Fair at Olympia

We’re really excited to have been invited to showcase our wedding cake designs at a brand-new event, The Luxury Wedding Fair on 22nd, 23rd and 24th September 2017 at Olympia, London. We’ll be bringing our latest wedding cake and macaron designs, including sugar flowers and sugar lace work, to the show. As those of you who […]

Quirky, stunning wedding venue, The Lost Village of Dode

Our base in Kent means we get some amazing opportunities to deliver wedding cakes to lots of beautiful and sometimes very unique wedding venues. One such venue, which we’d definitely describe as both, is The Lost Village of Dode. “The Lost Village of Where?” we hear you ask…no before designing and making wedding cakes we […]

Rock the understated look with Marble

It’s been a staple in the home for centuries, but now marble is re-inventing itself as a must have wedding theme. It’s been quietly building momentum for the past few years but suddenly burst through as a leading trend towards the end of 2016, beginning of 2017. The beauty of marble is that it can […]

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 […]

Top 5 Wedding Cake Myths…in our opinion!

Spring is in the air and our Tasting Weekends have really come into their own.  Along with the wedding cake enquiries come the crazy wedding cake myths that we frequently get asked about! So here are our best or should we say worst “alternative” facts that we’ve read or been asked about: 1. “My Mum […]

2016: A Vlogger, Shakespeare 400 and A Tiger Came for Tea!

We sat down the other day and realised what an eventful year 2016 has been in the life of Bluebell Kitchen…well it’s been eventful everywhere let’s face it!  Without completely writing a self congratulatory blog about how wonderful life is (we have had some real bumps in the road this year too, so definitely not […]

The Diplodocus and the Wedding Cake…a normal day at the Natural History Museum

Being based in Kent we have the opportunity to make and deliver wedding cakes to some of the most amazing wedding venues all over the South East.  As such we thought, why not share some of these breathtaking and sometimes downright quirky (Lost Village of Dode anyone!!) venues with you.  Where do we start, well […]

Who Wants to go Naked? The Naked Wedding Cake Phenomenon

The naked wedding cake phenomenon is as popular as ever in a world of ever changing wedding cake styles!  Mention naked cakes and the majority of couples will think of a rustic or country house wedding although that’s not necessarily true. All styles and designs can be created by your wedding cake designer using a […]