We have been offering cake smashes for about 4 years and thought it would be one of those crazes that disappears…. but it seems to be more popular than ever!
Traditionally, most smashes have been birthdays but now people are finding any excuse to let their little ones get messy with cake 😀 …. nursery graduation, new home, gender reveal cake, Christenings and more.
We are really excited to be working with Cake Creations, one of our lovely neighbours on Wesley Street, Southport. Meg and her team create amazing cakes, that not only look fantastic… they taste delicious too….Proof is in the pudding as they say (yum!)
Me testing the goods.
Meg was thrilled to make a Christening cake for a very special, cake smash photoshoot involving a very cute baby called Felicity and her best friend, Alfie the Jack Russell!
The beautiful cake was delivered and the studio was ready… We wanted to add to the Christening element of the photoshoot so we used a silver trinket and tied up some shoes in the background. We wanted a hint of colour so used vintage style bunting which goes beautifully with the soft pink cake and white cross.
Soft butter cream is best for smashing as it gets super messy.
The real Christening dress is being fashioned from Grandma’s wedding dress and as the Christening is in a few weeks, we didn’t want to risk ruining it. Instead we opted for a cute ivory tutu. The tutu also ties in nicely with the newborn session we did for Felicity..
Felicity’s mummy is a good friend of mine and she owns babyballet in Southport, Formby and Crosby so the dance/tutu theme is obligatory!
Felicity was in good form and we couldn’t wait to see her reaction when the cake was placed in front of her…. We can safely say, she was very pleased!
Am I really allowed to do this?…
Well…. if no one is going to stop me….
You didn’t want me to save you any, did you?
Ok Alfie… I suppose we can share!
After a thoroughly fun and messy cake smash, it was time for a nice soothing bubble bath for Felicity. We prepared the warm water in our vintage tub and let the splashing commence! (Actually, Felicity was more like a princess and there wasn’t much splashing but she was delighted to see the bubbles… )
Could this day get any better?
Look at those peggies!
Bye Bye bubbles….
Once Felicity was nice and clean, it was time for snuggles in a the fluffy white towel. We wanted to carry the Christening theme right through so included lacey whites, ivory and silver.
Who’s that cute baby? (says Felicity looking at her reflection)
So to round up, it was a very busy morning! We wanted to show that cake smashes are for any celebration and we are always open to suggestions! Meg from Cake creations is kindly offering discounts to our customers on their cakes plus an exclusive offer for the “Smash Cakes”. Cakes are tailored to suit each individual just like our photoshoots so feel free to get in touch and discuss what you need. We look forward to hearing from you!