Bespoke Verse & Nevie Pie’s Cake

Photography by Alexa Loy Photography

As you may be aware I helped organise a unique and eclectic wedding fair, Tie The Knot Wedding Carnival, that took place at the stunning Walled Garden of Hexton Manor, Hertfordshire. As with all events lots of planning, emails and ideas went back and forth and there was one email I particularly got excited about!

Jo from Bespoke Verse and Natasha from Nevie-Pie Cakes had decided to create a special collaboration cake especially for Tie The Knot. For those who don’t know, Jo is a word wizard and writes the most beautiful and witty poems and speeches, whilst Natasha from Nevie Pie is a cake baking genius with painting skills to match! So to hear they were planning to create a joint project to unveil at the fair was really rather exciting… and they didn’t disappoint!

Here is Natasha and Jo tell us about why they decided to get their heads together:


Jo is a lovely lady from my town who I first met years ago in antenatal classes. She has since set up a fabulous business writing poems for weddings, birthdays and special occasions. Her company is called Bespoke Verse and is well worth checking out if you need a very personal present for someone special.

Anyway I rashly suggested we collaborate and I paint one of …