The British Bulldog

The British Bulldog

When lockdown hit, I knew it was time for me to launch my Online Sculpting School – something that I’d been thinking about for far too long. The first full length walk-through tutorial just had to be my British Bulldog. As you know, I absolutely love a challenge, and...

Sylvia setting cake world on fire!

Sylvia setting cake world on fire!

I have had the privilege of teaching hundreds of students over the last 6 years in all things cake. From carving to airbrush, hyper realistic detailing to structure. I count myself as extremely fortunate that many of these students go on to be life long colleagues and...

Running American Bulldog!

Running American Bulldog!

When Lucy approached me asking for her beloved American Bulldog in cake form BUT that she wanted it running through 'a muddy puddle' my mind went into overdrive! I searched for photos of what that might look like and how to portray a dog in motion in cake and...

MIBA Awards

MIBA Awards

If there's one thing i'm passionate about it's supporting working mum's. Juggling kid's whilst running your own business is a beautiful and challenging thing and MIBA (Mum's In Business Association) champion and support all women walking that particular tightrope....

‘Inspiring Small Business’

‘Inspiring Small Business’

Opening up about how and why The Cake Illusionist came about has been a process for me. I've never wanted to be a sob story, never looked for sympathy nor do I want my past to define me. More than that most people 'have a story' of one kind or another and everyone...

When spaghetti meatballs isn’t …

When spaghetti meatballs isn’t …

John asked for a Italian themed cake for his beautiful girlfriend's 30th birthday. He asked if I could make a cake that looked just like a pan of spagetti meatball and loved the idea of a 'suspended' pasta ladle lifting the pasta and sauce up. The red gingham cloth...

Amazing Dragons….

Amazing Dragons….

I was approached to make a dragon cake for a 10th birthday party. It became clear very quickly this wasn't to be any normal dragon cake though - it had to be massive at a metre long, it had to be threatening with teeth bared and wings mantled. It had to red and needed...

Filming for TV! The Wonderful World Of Cakes

Filming for TV! The Wonderful World Of Cakes

I was approached by the amazing crew at Knickerbockerglory TV to film for an amazing new cake series airing in Spring 2020. I can't say much more about it now as i'm sworn to secrecy but watch this space and you'll see me, my cakes (and my little girl lol) on the...