Tag Archives: Birthdays

How to make a Booksafe

Got all crafty this Christmas with some second hand books – all pre-loved so I didn’t feel so bad about cutting their hearts out. A booksafe is a book, much like any other on your bookshelf to the untrained eye, but when you open it up, it’s actually a super secret storage facility! Really nice gift idea, and one that you can personalise for anyone! Here’s a step by step guide.

Goldmine!

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Cake of the week #15 – Yay, it’s Autumn!*

Check out some of our other Cakes of the Week!

* Translation for all our American friends – Yay, it’s Fall!

And what better way to celebrate the arrival of what is, surely, the prettiest season that ever there was than with some stonking huge cakes?!

Pumpkin Patch tastic!

Pumpkin Patch tastic!

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Cake of the Week #13 – Upside Down Cake

No no, we’re not talking pineapples here. We’re talking structural bloody miracle.

Pure Gravity Defying Yum.

Pure Gravity Defying Yum.

Don’t pretend you’re not impressed.

Party Prep: The Bunting!

There’s a war on you know – no time for fripparies like buying bunting! Got to make do and mend…

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Cake of the Week #12 – Blitzcake!

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We’re ridonkulously excited about our imminent 1940s party, and so here we go with some more themed posting!

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Cake of the week #11 – Paint it black

V is for...um...very black?

V is for...um...very black?

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Ballroom Blitz

We can’t ever forget the horrors of war on a home front, but nor should we ever forget the amazing sense of community that was bourne out of such hardship in 1940s Britain. Blighty without a party? Not bloody likely, Johnny Foreigner!

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Cake of the week #9 – Frickin Sweet!

This week, our COTW comes via tenuous linkage! It is Mila Kunis’ birthday, who is best known for providing the voice of Meg Griffin in Family Guy. Family guy is Frickin’ Sweet as far as Three are concerned, as is cake! So there we go. Happy Birthday Mila!
Frickin' Sweet

Frickin Sweet!

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Cake of the Week #8 – Stop! Obama time.

Our cake of the week WAS going to be this:

Subtle.

Subtle.

Saint Barack of Obama turned a sprightly 48 this week, and this was his official birthday cake. Nice and simple, not too much frosting, basic, as you can see. But then, this car crash of over-the-top sugarcraft had it’s ass kicked by this:

Obama brought cupcakes to the 89 year old reporter Helen Thomas, who has reported on every President since JFK. There is nothing this man could ever do to make me not like him – he is amazing. All hail Obama the cakebringer!

The Cakebringer

The Cakebringer

Cake of the week #7 – Something Wicked this way comes…

Ahhhhhhh - cute!

Ahhhhhhh - cute!

The world has gone beserk again over a moody teenager who keeps threatening people with a bit of wood. Sounds like ASBO time to us, but there you go! To celebrate the release of the Half Blood Prince this week, here be magical cakes for ye…

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