Monday, August 25, 2014

Tutu maintenance

Did you know you can iron tulle? 

It's easy.

Set your iron to nylon 
Choose a section about a handspan wide. Pull down one layer at a time and comb it straight with your fingers. Then iron each layer flat.
For an even better look, if you have time, iron each individual piece of tulle flat. This is an excellent thing to do at least to the top layer if you are short of time. 
Once you are done your tutu will be looking as good as new!


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Angels in the Afternoon

Yesterday afternoon I wanted to try and capture some images of our feathered wings. Remind me never again to attempt a photoshoot with my little runner, my tired little girl and a head cold!

I am so happy with how the photos turned out, I might be foolish enough to attempt it again.

Wings can be custom made in any colour but white is perfect for weddings!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Awesome giveaway

I would love to win this lens!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Christmas tags

I added glitter at this stage and stirred. 

Place corn flour on the bench to prevent the dough from sticking!
I made mine about 1/2cm thick 

I think mine took about 90mins in the end. Don't be tempted to turn the oven up or it cooks them too fast and turns them brown. The cooking time will depend on how thick you made them. 

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Win win win

The Eco bridal fair is only a few weeks away! Yay!
I'm so excited creating so many new exquisite things for the expo. 

We have two tickets to give away and it's very very simple to win. All you need to do is go to our Instagram account and regram the picture of our very cute flower girl with the hash tag #nansgardenwinner and tag @nansgarden.

Winner will be announced on our blog on Wednesday 21st August! 

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Rainbow cake

It feels like forever since I posted so I thought I would start with a quick one.

The rainbow cake.

All I did was bake a round cake.

Cut the cake in half. Coat one side of both halves with jam and cream. Stand them up on the flat side to make the rainbow shape. Coat with buttercream. Colour store bought fondant. Woollies sell it in Sandgate. Roll it out into a circle. Use icing sugar to stop it sticking to the bench and rolling pin. Make a slightly smaller circle for each colour. Cut these in half so you have one for each side of the rainbow. Use a very small amount of water brushed on the back side to stick the semicircles on to your cake. Trim gently if needed.

Put a clump of marshmallows at the end to make a cloud.

The whole cake took me about an hour to decorate once it was cooked.