July 21, 2017

Find out more about cake designer Lindy Smith and her wedding cake book – Interview with Italian Magazine Casa Chic

When I was launching my wedding cake book last year, I was approached by the Italian magazine Casa Chic to give an interview. I always try to say yes to interviews as I know many people are curious to find out a little bit more about me and my cake designs. Interviews these days are usually organised through email and answering the questions fully and comprehensively takes time and consideration. I… Continue reading

Canadian Company Cilantro feature Lindy Smith in their Expert Interview Series

I have been cake decorating for over 25 years and I’m still as passionate about my craft as I have always been, if not more so. I consider myself an artist who’s medium happens to be sugar. I love what I do, it’s taken over my life, it’s what I live and breath. However I know that what is everyday for me is not for most. People are intrigued by… Continue reading

Lindy Smith shares how to use stencils to decorate cakes and cookies on Create and Craft TV

I simply love using cake stencils on my cakes, so when asked to be a guest on the Cake Academy, a Create & Craft TV cake decorating programme, I could only say YES.

There are many different ways of using stencils to add pattern and decorations to cakes. Probably my favourite is using edible coloured dusts, I always think of it as a bit like ‘colouring… Continue reading

Cakes & Sugarcraft Magazine in conversation with ‘top designer’ Lindy Smith

What a lovely surprise to see my name on the front cover of the latest Autumn edition of Cakes & Sugarcraft magazine. It feels really good to be acknowledged as a top designer. Design is my passion and, as you can read in this feature, I actually consider myself a designer whose medium happens to be sugar. I am always happiest when I’m working on a new design… Continue reading

Cake Masters Magazine Feature Lindy Smith as their Cake Decorating Expert – February 2015 Issue

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Find Lindy inside!

I’ve been decorating cakes for 24 years, so have seen many changes in styles and techniques in that time. Cake decorating, like most crafts, is constantly evolving. New ideas, products and materials come and go however many of the basics remain the same. The internet is an amazing resource that we cake… Continue reading

Lindy Smith named in Top 12 emerging female entrepreneurs to watch on Twitter by London PR Agency

Are you a Tweeter? I love Twitter and have been part of the Twittersphere since 2009. There is something very charming about saying what you want to say in only 140 characters, whether this be what you are currently doing, a nugget of information or an inspirational quote. Twitter is full of fascinating people to follow and is a fantastic resource when you want to ask a question… Continue reading

Create and Craft TV invite author Lindy Smith to demonstrate cakes from her ‘Mini Cakes Academy’ book

Over the years that I’ve been teaching and demonstrating cake decorating, I have appeared on various TV shows but  yesterday was my first appearance on Create and Craft TV. Create and Craft is a TV channel dedicated to all things craft, so when I heard that they wanted to feature my new ‘Mini Cakes Academy‘ book… Continue reading

Lindy Smith takes part in the CakeFu Masters Webinar Series

I had the privileged last week of being streamed live on the internet as part of the CakeFu Masters Webinar Series. CakeFu is a US company and a CakeFu Master is “someone recognized for excellence in their abilities to create cakes that outshine the competition. From well-known bakeries, to TV personalities, published authors, competition winners, and more, these masters are truly the “best of… Continue reading

Ten Autumn Cupcake Challenge Finalists Judged by Lindy Smith and the Food Heaven Team from Cupcake Heaven Magazine

I was recently leafing through back issues of Cupcake Heaven magazine, on the look out for recipes, when I stumbled across a feature about last years Autumn Cupcake Challenge. It had completely slipped my mind that I had helped judge this competition! As you can tell from the photos it was very hot last September, but what I remember most about the event was not the heat but… Continue reading

Achica Living: Interview with the queen of cake decorating Lindy Smith

“There is never just one thing that leads to success for anyone. I feel it always a combination of passion, dedication, hard work, and being in the right place at the right time.” Lauren Conrad

I couldn’t agree more with this quote, you can work incredibly hard and have tonnes of passion but you also need to be in the right place at the right time! It was certainly… Continue reading

Cake designer Lindy Smith talks to Eric Smith on BBC Radio Shropshire’s Breakfast Programme

This morning I was up bright and early to drive north to BBC Radio Shropshire’s studio in Shrewsbury to be interviewed live on the Breakfast show. I love talking about my cakes, so it was a delight and a pleasure to answer Eric Smith’s questions on Shropshire Breakfast.

Lindy Smith gives baking and cake decorating tips to Ben Prater on BBC Radio Wiltshire Breakfast Programme

This morning I had the great privilege of speaking to Ben Prater on BBC Radio Wiltshire’s Breakfast programme. The radio station is helping to promote the Great Burbage Cake Off event, this coming Sunday in aid of Children in Need, and they contacted me for some baking and cake decorating tips. The full programme is available for the next week on iPlayer. I… Continue reading

Starring role in The Telegraph online for Lindy’s ‘Awesome Owl’ cake

I was thrilled and delighted to discover my patchwork owl cake had been chosen, from many cakes at the Cake and Bake Show, to feature in the online version of the Telegraph Newspaper, published Saturday 14th September 2013. Here is what this prestigious paper had to say about the show and my cake:

“Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre becomes a cavernous cauldron… Continue reading

‘Baking Heaven’ Magazine’s (German edition) interview with Lindy Smith about her love of sugar art

“Lindy Smith und ihre liebe zur zuckerkunst” is the title of the interview that I give to Food Heaven’s German edition of ‘Baking Heaven’ magazine.  It seems that I am  proving to be a bit of a hit over in Europe as my ‘Contemporary cake decorating bible’ book has now been translated into 4 European  languages,  however its in Germany that I am creating the biggest stir! This article says… Continue reading

Carved Handbag cake by Lindy Smith is featured as an exquisite gift for Valentines day in the Portuguese cake design magazine

Did you receive a Valentines gift this year? I hope you did,  it’s very always exciting receiving gifts especially when they are from someone special.  On February 14th this year I did receive a gift – a surprise parcel from Portugal, the latest Faça Fácil Cake design Decoração de bolos cake magazine! … Continue reading