Botanical Glamour Styled Shoot

I was thrilled to have been approached by Lovebird Designs to design a cake for a styled shoot at the beautiful Kilshane House in Tipperary.  Kirsten, the Creative Director of Lovebird Designs, has a passion and talent for relaxed and elegant floral styling so I was unsurprised by her fabulous choice of ‘Botanical Glamour’ for the theme of the shoot.  Her moodboard was one of romantically trailing foliage, ruby pinks and of course a touch of gold.

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I always want to push my boundaries a little when designing cakes and having up until this point largely used single statement flowers in my designs, I decided to fully embrace the floral theme of this shoot. My design featured a base tier of edible gold leaf topped by two tall and elegant white tiers which were a perfect canvas for sugar florals. A ruby red sugar peony, pink sugar roses and various leaves and foliage were wired into a circular wreath which reflected the trailing foliage and florals of the moodboard.



Styled by Kristine the shoot was captured by Christina Brosnan of Brosnan Photographic and the results were breathtaking.

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Bridal gowns by Sharon Hoey, modelled by Saoirse Mc Cabe of Lockdown Models, hair by Hair Passion Art Salon and makeup by Linda Collins resulted in some gorgeous fashion shots.

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And what a setting in the orangery of Kilshane House!

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It was a delight to work with such amazing wedding industry professionals, thank you! For more images of this shoot see the gorgeous Hochzeitgeist wedding blog!

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