Something Blue

Why not have an extra piece of something blue? Make your cake a sweet treat using sky-hue tones and pastel shades.

Damask cake, £850 (serves 250-300; available in vanilla, chocolate buttercream, orange, lemon, carrot, banana, fruitcake, green tea and chocolate ganache), Maki’s Cakes. lace cake with bow, £850 (serves 120; available in rich fruitcake, Madagascan vanilla, Sicilian lemon, raspberry and vanilla, Belgian chocolate, carrot, ginger and walnut, lavender, rose, rhubarb, elderflower and redvelvet, with a variety of fillings); cake stand, £35 to hire plus £22 deposit; lace cupcake, £7, Rosalind Miller Cakes. Phalaenopsis orchid, £20 per stem, Jamie Aston. Champagne flutes, £7, house of Fraser. saucer, £7.99 as part of a teacup and saucer set, Zara home. Menu, from £100 for 50 as part of a set, Chartula Studio. Cake fork, 36p; tablecloth, £15.72, both to hire, Jones hire