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Snapdragon’s Garden – Introduction to Wedding Gifts Collection

Today I am delighted to spotlight the fabulous Jane Lindsey of Snapdragon’s Garden. Snapdragon’s Garden is a quirky Scottish craft business specialising in textiles and homewares who are now introducing a collection of custom-made wedding mementos for couples looking for that individual touch at off the peg prices. Snapdragon started life back in 2000 when, pregnant with her younger daughter, Jane left her job as Curator of British art at the University of Glasgow and decided to change her life. She dreamed of moving to the country, growing cut flowers, and sewing things and in 2003 did just that – buying a smallholding near to Drymen in the Loch Lomond National Park. The...

Supplier Spotlight – Urban Cake/ Nucoco

Urban Cake/Nucoco is a new contemporary cake & chocolate company set up by Eveleen Greer and Jackie Wynne. Cake and chocolate are the perfect combination, therefore Eveleen & Jackie decided to add both together to make the ultimate products. I met the girls in the autumn and sampled their lush products that were absolutely delicious, and today  I am delighted to spotlight this emerging Scottish company. I had a chat with Jackie and she shared the story behind Urban Cake/Nucoco   What is it you do, and what services do you offer ? “Nucoco/Urban Cake is a cake and chocolate company.  We offer luxurious cake and chocolate creations and works of art...

Supplier Spotlight – Elizabeths Cake Emporium

Today I am thrilled to welcome the wonderful Elizabeth Solaru of Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium to the Blog Making great tasting and visually stunning cakes has always been a deep seated passion for Elizabeth Solaru. Following successful careers in other specialisms, she reignited her interest in sugarcraft over 15 years ago after seeing a photo of a cake in a bridal magazine. Initially making cakes for ‘guinea pig’ family, friends and work colleagues who nicknamed her ‘the Cake Queen’ she attended cake decorating classes with some of the best cake makers in the world, and was encouraged to set up Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium. She is of the belief that a cake...