classes

 

Cake classes are held in my home, which is based in Mid Calder near Livingston, 30 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.

All tools, materials and equipment will be provided for you to use during the class you will just need to bring a packed lunch, refeshments will be provided throughout the day.

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

Full payment 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 a class.

In the unlikely event that we have to cancel a class ourselves a full refund will be given.

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: Saturday 2nd February - 10am - 5pm

£150 per person  

 Skill level - Intermediate

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 a natural looking flowers. 

You will learn to make

3 types of roses

  • Garden rose
  • English style rose
  • Large modern rose
  • Rose buds
  • 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: Sold out 9.30am - 6pm

Skill level - Intermediate

£165 per person

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 a natural looking flowers, working with some wired petals.

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 some petals.
  • 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:  10am - 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 rose, berries & leaves.
  • Choose to make a marble design, watercolour or drip effect.
  • Arrange your sugar flower and leaves on your cake.

 

 

3 hour class, large rose

Various dates & times: 10am - 1pm, 6pm - 9pm

Skill level- Beginner

£60 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 rose, calyx and leaves.

 

You will learn to make

  • You will work with florist paste
  • learn how to colour your paste to create romantic tones
  • veining & petal forming to create a natural look rose
  •  Dust your rose and leaves to bring them to life.

3 hour class, large peony

Various dates & times: 10am - 1pm, 6pm - 9pm

Skill level- Beginner

£60 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, calyx and leaves.

 

you will learn to make

  • You will work with florist paste
  • learn how to colour your paste to create romantic tones
  • veining & 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. Prices start from £255 per day for 1 person. All materials, tools are provied along with basic refreshemnts. The only things you may want to bring along is a packed lunch.

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 love 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 requesting the value of the vouchers you would like to purchase or class value. Please do not email us your bank details, we will never ask you for these. Payment is taken via bank transfer.

How do I get my vouchers?

Once payment is made you will be sent a comformation email comfirming payment has been made,  asking for the recipient’s name, email address and a contact number. An electronic gift voucher will be sent back to you 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. Posted vouchers will be sent via Royal Mail recorded delivery and will require a signature. 

I received a voucher, what can I spend it on?

You can put your voucher towards one of our classes? We have cake classes from beginner through to advanced cake decorating. You may also use the voucher towards the cost of a private lesson. 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. If you do not spend the full amount the remaining value will be lost unless you purchase another class at the same time as the original transaction. To do this, please contact us first and we can update your voucher by email.

I purchased a voucher in error, 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 we must be notified prior to them using the voucher.

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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 value. Please do not email us your bank details, we will never ask you for these. 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