classes

Cake classes are held in my home, which is based in Mid Calder near Livingston, 15 miles from Edinburgh.

With a maximum of 4 students per class, its the perfect environment to learn in small groups, in a relaxed and friendly environment, we also so offer one to one classes tailor made to your requirements. Classes are for 16 years and over.

All tools, materials and equipment will be provided for you to use during the class, you will just need to bring a packed lunch for the group classes, light refreshments will be provided throughout the day. Please let us know at time of booking of any special requirements.

Below is a list of the classes I currently have on offer, skill level has been given for each class.

 For group classes payments are taken via bank transfer, you can either pay in full or by two installments. 50% due at time of booking to secure your place and the other 28 days prior to your class. Group classes will only go ahead when all spaces are taken. One to one classes payment is required in full, payment/deposit is required at the time of booking in order to secure your place.

Please be aware that once paid, we are unable to refund so please double check travel arrangements and availability before committing to one of our classes.

In the unlikely event that we have to cancel a class ourselves a full refund to the total cost of your class will be given, no other expensies will be given.

 We may wish to take photographs during the class. We may use these photographs as we see fit, advertise our classes and share on our social media sites and our website.

The skills learnt during your time with us are intended for you to use within your own business and under no circumstances should the class be replicated and taught to your own students.

Gift vouchers availible 

 


One day roses

Date: Satrday 2nd February - 9.30am - 5pm

Date: Saturday 23rd March - 9.30am - 5pm

£175 per person  

 Skill level - Intermediate

This is a jam packed class where you will learn various techniques to create 3 varieties of beautiful modern style roses. You will work with florist paste, learn how to colour your paste and try out different techniques for veining & petal forming to create natural looking flowers. 

You will learn to make

3 types of roses

  • Garden rose
  • English style rose
  • Modern rose
  • Rose buds & leaves 
  • You will use a verity of cutters and veiners 
  • Learn techniques for wiring leaves
  • Best way to dry petals, 
  • Dusting and steam your creations to bring them to life. 
  • How to arrange your flowers on a pre-covered dummie. 

one day peonies

Date: Sunday 3rd February - 9.30am - 5pm

Date: Sunday 24th March - 9.30am - 5pm

Skill level - Intermediate

£175 per person

This is a jam packed class where you will learn various techniques to create 3 varieties of beautiful modern peonies. You will work with florist paste, learn how to colour your paste and try out different techniques for veining & petal forming to create natural looking flowers.

you will learn to make

3 types of peonies

  • Open ruffled peony
  • Closed peony 
  • Fringed peony
  • Peony buds and leaves 
  • You will use a verity of cutters and veiners 
  • Learn techniques for wiring leaves and wiring  petals for the fringed peony.
  • Best way to dry petals, 
  • Dusting and steam your creations to bring them to life. 
  • How to arrange your flowers on a pre-covered dummie. 

One day sharp edges

Date:  Saturday 24th March - 10 - 5pm

£125 per person 

Skill Level - Beginner

Learn the secrets to achieving super sharp edges with sugarpaste, marble, watercolour or drip effect and a small sugar rose arrangement to adorn your cake.

in this class you will learn how to

  • Cut, fill and crumbcoat using buttercream on a 6" sponge cake to give a level foundation to your cake.
  • Ice your cake using a luxury sugar paste to achieve super sharp edges.
  • Create a small rose & leaves.
  • Choose to make a marble design or drip effect.
  • Arrange your sugar flower and leaves on your cake.
  • You will supply the 6" sponge cake once class is booking we will send over recipe. ?

large rose

Various weekdays & times: 3 hour class 10am - 1pm or 6pm - 9pm. 5 hour class 10am - 3pm or 5pm - 10pm 

Skill level- Beginner

3 hour class £75 per person

5 hour class £125 per person  

This is the perfect class if you are new to flowerpaste, during the three hour class you will be guided through the construction of a large stylised rose.

The 5 hour class we will go into more detail and also cover dusting, making of buds, berries, dusting and wired leaves.

You will learn to make

  • Large rose
  • You will work with florist paste
  • learn how to colour your paste to create romantic tones
  • Petal forming to create a natural looking rose.
  • 5 hour class
  •  We will also cover the following
  • Make buds, berries and wired leaves
  • Veining and petal forming to create natural petals
  •  Dust your rose and leaves to bring them to life.

large peony

Various weekdays & times: 3 hour class 10am - 1pm or 6pm - 9pm. 5 hour class 10am - 3pm or 5pm - 10pm 

Skill level- Beginner

3 hours class £75 per person

5 hour class £125 per person

This is the perfect class if you are new to flowerpaste, during this three hour class you will be guided through the construction of a large stylised peony.

The 5 hour class we will go into more detail and also cover making buds, berries, dusting and wired leaves.

you will learn to make

  • Large peony
  • You will work with florist paste
  • Learn how to colour your paste to create romantic tones
  • Petal forming to create a natural looking peony.
  • 5 hour class
  • We will also cover the following
  • make buds, berries and wired leaves
  • Veining ans petal forming to create a natural look
  • Dust your peony and leaves to bring them to life.

One to one

One to one class is based on what you specifically want to learn. You can come along with a friend too of course, our prices start as indicated below. Private classes can be booked throughout the week and most weekends, full days. Contact us to discuss your requirements and we will put together a tailored learning plan just for you to ensure you get the most out of your time with us.

Start time 10am and finish at 5pm approx. Prices start from £255 per day for 1 person. All materials and tools are provied along with a light lunch and refreshemnts throughout the day. Please let us know at time of booking of any special requirements.

Cake classes

let us know what you would like to learn

Do you have something specific you would like to master? I can tailor make a class just for you & your skill level. 



gift vouchers

Why not treat a loved one or a friend to a gift voucher that can be redeemed at any of our cake classes and are vailid for one year.

£25, £50, £100 or a class value.

Please see terms & conditions below.

gift vouchers terms & conditions

How do I purchase a gift voucher

Send us an email or give us a call requesting the value of the vouchers you would like to purchase or class value. Payment is taken via bank transfer, please do not email mail us your bank details.

How do I get my vouchers

Once payment is made you will be sent a comformation email comfirming payment has been recived, asking for the recipient’s name, email address and a contact number. A gift voucher will be sent back to you via email or emailed direct to the recieptent, if you would like a paper voucher please let us know. We aim to email or post all vouchers within 48hrs of receiving payment. Postal vouchers will be sent via Royal Mail recorded delivery and will require a signature. 

 What can I spend my voucher on

You can put your voucher towards one of our classes. We have cake classes from suitable for all levels.  You can spend the full amount of your voucher or you can use it as part payment towards a higher value class. You have 12 months from the date of issue to redeem your voucher, this date will be printed on your voucher. 

Can I exchange my voucher for Money

Unfortunately vouchers cannot be exchanged. 

Can I get a refund

Unfortunately no refunds will be given once a voucher has been emailed out. You can transfer the voucher to another recipient but please notify us prior to them using it and we can add thier name to our voucher list if they are not on our list the voucher can not be used.

Contact us using the form below

Send us a email letting us know what class you would like to attend or if you would like a one to one class send us a rough outline of what you would like to learn or give us call to discuss and we will tailor this class around your needs.

GIFT VOUCHERS

Send us an email requesting the value of the vouchers you would like to purchase or class name and value. Please do not email us your bank details. Payment is taken via bank transfer. (see terms & conditions above)

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You may also contact Fay on 01506 884622 or 07944 298607, Monday - Sunday 10.00am - 6.00pm. If there is no answer please leave a message with your name and contact number and Fay will call you back.

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Hours


Monday - Friday:
10.00am - 6:00pm

Saturday - Sunday:
10:00am - 6pm