Cake Matters with Carolyn Harvey

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Cake Matters creates unique high quality cakes/flowers & models reflecting your personality & needs. ALL cakes are individually designed with you to suit your theme, dream or desire.
Pricing & Costs

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General Services

Last-Minute Orders
Tiered Cakes
Physical Shop / Studio
Cake Accessories
Sheet Cakes
Bespoke Design
Pre-Wedding Consultation

Dietary Options

Full Description
All styles can be created including traditional, modern and novelty cakes; tiered, stacked, chocolate, sugarpaste or royal iced - the choice is yours including knife sprays, cake toppers and table centre pieces. Bride and grooms attire can be copied to resemble the couple on the day. Favourite pets are often added by their feet. Flavours to suit your palette and dietary needs can be worked to. Consultations including tastings and are arranged to suit both of our schedules whether that be days, evenings or weekends. There is no mark up for a wedding cake the cake is costed like any occasion's cake ensure you get best value for money. Set up and delivery can be arranged costs vary according to distance. Testimonials on Facebook "Cake Matters Crawley" and eventually on website. Carolyn Harvey is a British Sugarcraft Guild (BSG) Honorary Member and an accredited BSG demonstrator both all over the UK and abroad. She has worked on the Skoda car advert making various items. She has also won various awards her golds are mainly for Flowers or floral cakes. Although has won other awards for modelling and fruit cakes. She is also a qualified teacher and runs 1:1's and courses for larger parties. 2015 saw several mum's and brides to be attending their unique course to make their own cake and all of it's decorations.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Carolyn Harvey
It is always a delight to meet and welcome each new bride or bridal couple and be invited to help with your special day. I look forward to meeting you and know you will go away happy and reassured that your cake will be everything if not more than you hoped.


No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
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Location & Contact Details


Darleydale, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 8QS, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

Junction 10 or 11 M23/A23

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

Gatwick Airport

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

Cake Craft & Decoration Magazine, Oct/Nov 2012, Orchard products book 18

Accreditations / Associations (1)

British Sugarcraft Guild

Industry Awards (1)

Made an Honorary Member of the British Sugarcraft Guild

What is your most memorable wedding?

I have to say the 8cake Peacock Engagement cake in 2016, which would make a stunning wedding cake even if smaller.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Skilled, Clean, modern, traditional, unique,

What about your business are you most proud of?

All of the thank yous and satisfied testimonials. Knowing that I have played an important part towards their special day .

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Cheap isn't always best, check who you are buying a cake from not everyone puts their own cakes on their sites.

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

Homemade mini preserves for each party.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

Initial contact often via email with ideas from the couple and often mixed photos. Confirm date, how many to feed and preferences/themes to suit couple. Suggestions/options typed up with prices and sent to be reviewed and select initial choice from. Consultation to taste cakes and final choices. Deposit paid. Confirmation as to whether cake is being set up or collected. Minor tweaks to design are ok up to one month before. bulk of payment 2 weeks before wedding, final amount week of wedding.