Once initial contact is made, by way of our website, email or DM (please note I aim to respond to you within 48 hours) and your wedding date is confirmed, as available, we can proceed.
We will require some basic information at this point; the venue, designs you like and how many people will be attending your wedding. We ask these details in order to give you an estimated price (please note we do not make exact copies of other cake designers cakes but we will draw inspiration from them). If you are unsure on what design you would like, do not panic! We can go through general pricing or you can refer to the pricing page as a guide, many people secure their date before they have finalised a design for their wedding cake. As a bespoke cake designer your cake can be designed to be respectful of your budget.
All wedding cakes require a booking fee of £100; this is a non-refundable and non-transferable deposit, which ensures your date is booked into our diary. Please note; *design consultations booked after the booking fee is paid are included within the booking fee. We work on a first come first served basis and we cannot hold dates without a deposit.
We recommend a design consultation around 6 months before your wedding date, you will be able to sample cakes at the consultation, any samples not finished will be put in a cake sample box for you to take away and enjoy at your leisure. During the consultation, we will finalise your cake design, choose flavours and arrange delivery details, the consultations are about an hour long. Consultations are usually held on allocated weekends throughout the year, at my home, in My Little Cake Studio, which comfortably fits 3 of us. Consultation date are available in spring, autumn or winter, I do not have consultation weekends in summer (May to August) as this is such a busy time for making wedding cakes.
Please note - we do not offer design consultations for semi-naked or buttercream cakes with fresh flowers, these wedding cakes can be finalised by email or phone, you will need to pay the booking fee to confirm your diary date and a cake sample box will be sent out to you. The box will be sent to you at soonest date, after payment, that coincide with a consultation weekends or wedding fair.
Not quite ready to commit?
If you have enquired about your date but require consultation or meeting before you commit and pay the booking fee, a consultation can be booked at a charge of £25 which is non refundable but will be deducted off the payment of the booking fee if you wish to go ahead, there is also the option to visit me at an upcoming wedding fair or have a chat over the phone at no charge.
If you wish to order a a semi naked wedding cake but not ready to confirm your booking then our cake sample boxes can be supplied to you at a cost of £20, posted within the UK. The boxes are sent to you at soonest date, after payment, that coincide with our consultation weekends or wedding fairs, this payment will be deducted off your booking fee if you wish to go ahead.
**Important notice - If your wedding date is not confirmed and your date is enquired about with a view to confirm, before we have had our consultation/meeting/ phone call, I will contact you, at this point and ask if you wish to confirm the date by means of the booking fee as your date can no longer be held without confirmation.**
Your design and flavour choices can be altered up to a month before your wedding date. The outstanding balance of your cake is due for payment a month before your wedding date, no alterations will be possible after this date.
Close up of a blue wedding cake with sugar roses and sugar hydrangas