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Sunday, November 14, 2010

NEC Birmingham, London :)

We visited NEC Birmingham's cake exhibition in London and it was such a great experience. Here are some pictures to share :)

NEC Birmingham 2010
There was just so many people!

NEC Birmingham 2010

NEC Birmingham 2010
This is made by Lindy Smith - love it so much! Sets you in Xmas mood right away!

NEC Birmingham 2010
& this pumpkin was amongst the many exhibitions available ard!

Met Cake Celebrities!
Met Debbie Brown @ her booth and we waited patiently till the end of the day to chat & take picture with her :) She's still as amazing as ever!

Met Cake Celebrities!
This is Liyana, my partner in crime!

Met Cake Celebrities!

Met Cake Celebrities!
This is Tal Tsafrir and her work is just spectacular! & she must be one of the most patient sugar artist ever! Love her work so much!

Met Cake Celebrities!
Here's Tal autographing our books :)

Met Cake Celebrities!
Me & Marcela Sanchez, another amazing sugar artist! We attended her demo to model small people - it was so good!

Met Cake Celebrities!
Me & Alan Dunn the most amazing sugar flower artist!!!! We got the chance to attend his demo as well. He is such a fun guy, really... Was so entertained during his demo :)

Met Cake Celebrities!

Met Cake Celebrities!
Lindy Smith!!!! I just love her books, her products & her work! Was so happy to finally catch her at the end of the 3rd day! :)

Met Cake Celebrities!
Lindy & Liyana!

Met Cake Celebrities!
Me & Ximena, a sugar artist from US - another amazing artist :) with amazing personality. Entertains us no matter how busy she was :)

Met Cake Celebrities!
Ximena with Liyana :)

Met Cake Celebrities!
Who hasn't heard of Maisie Parrish??? Had the opp to attend her demo too! Enjoyed it much :)

Met Cake Celebrities!
& finally, this is Georgie Godbold - she is the original maker of the amazing wobblies which we had the chance to watch her doing it @ her demo! So much fun!

Please don't mind all the excitement... It really was amazing...
hence the exclamation marks!!!! *grin*

Here are some pictures from the cake competition - these are some of my favorites of the day. Please go to my flickr for more pictures :)

Novice Category

Novice Category

Novice Category

A Decorative Exhibit Category

A Decorative Exhibit Category

A Decorative Exhibit Category
this is amazing!!

International Category
& oh... this is beyond words!

International Category

Pastillage Mask
amazing or not?

Wedding Cake Competition

NEC Birmingham 2010

Finally it's time to leave... oh it was such a great 3 day experience for the both of us!
Lots & lots of pictures can be viewed here :)

More excitement @ love-a-cupcake coming soon!!
Stay tune!

3 comments:

Elyn said...

Thanks for sharing the lovely pictures! It must have been a very fruitful trip!

Anonymous said...

Come back again to visit in 2011 - 4th-6th November - another special occasion for you to meet more cake artists.
Sheila
Cake Show Co-ordinator

val06 said...

Hello
I was in Birmingham to in nov
it's amazing show
i love it