Create Wonderful Memories with Fabulous Parties

Dinosaur Birthday Party

by Zena-Marie on 7 July 2012

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Okay so it my little boys 4th birthday a few months ago and I have only just got round to posting the pictures of his dinosaur themed birthday party, but in my defence it has been a busy few months. He is completely obsessed with dinosaurs so when it came to choosing a theme for […]

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A Jubilee Party

by Zena-Marie on 5 June 2012

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So how did you spend the Jubilee weekend? With street parties and garden parties, picnics and lunches up and down the country it has certainly been a weekend of mass celebration. I’d love to hear what you all got up to and to start you off I’ll show you how my Jubilee party turned out. It was […]

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Cupcake recipes

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Here are four fabulous cupcake recipes. Easy enough to make with kids, delicious enough to be enjoyed by adults. Below you will find recipes for plain, vanilla, lemon and chocolate cupcakes complete with buttercream recipes. For a picture tutorial on how to create perfect buttercream swirls click HERE. Plain Cupcake Recipe Ingredients 125g (1 Cup) […]

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FREE Jubilee Party Pack

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With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee just a couple of weeks away I have busy designing this regal printable party pack and to celebrate the event I am offering the pack as a free download to all new subscribers  (until the 5th of June.)  The pack is perfect for Brit’s abroad, little impromptu events and can be combine […]

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Woodland Dessert Table

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What an honour my little ‘Woodland Dessert Table’ has been featured on Sweet Designs. I put the table together for my children a little while ago for no other reason than I found these really cute chocolate woodland animals and marshmallow mushrooms in a lovely little sweet shop in Dulwich.  The table was actually really […]

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How to Decorate Biscuits (the easy way)

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If you want to know how to decorate biscuits quickly and easily just follow this simple tutorial. You can add more decoration to your  iced biscuits when they are finished but personally I think simple iced biscuits look more effective and if you are planning to ice biscuits for a party or event it is […]

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Cookie Cutter Biscuit Recipe

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If you are using cookie cutters to make shaped biscuits then it is essential that you choose a biscuit recipe that will hold its shape during the baking process. This is particularly true if you plan to decorate your biscuits with rolled icing as you will be using the cookie cutter to cut the icing […]

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How to Decorate Cupcakes – Easy Buttercream Swirls

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Here is a quick, easy picture tutorial on how to decorate your cupcakes with cute buttercream swirls. It will make even the most basic of cupcakes look fabulous. You will need: Your butter cream of choice. You can add flavouring and colourings. If you are adding colour you may want to consider using gel colours. […]

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How to Make Swiss Meringue Buttercream

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The first time I made and tasted Swiss meringue butter cream I knew it would be the only buttercream I would ever use again. It is smooth and light and not to sweet which means you can eat loads of it. It can be a bit tricky the first time you make it but once […]

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How to Make Basic Buttercream Icing

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I am doing a series of posts on how to decorate cupcakes with delicious buttercream swirls. This first post looks at how to make a basic buttercream icing. Post 2 will look at how to make the most delicious Swiss meringue buttercream (it is honestly the best buttercream ever) and the final post will be […]

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