I’ve just realised I’ve not done a blog post on the cakes that I make for a few months. In case you didn’t already know, I have a little cake business Victoria’s Vintage Cakes, which I try to run in my spare time. It can be a bit difficult as I work full time, but I often take orders for weekends or I can do small orders during the week sometimes. 
I’m not a sugarcraft pro so I don’t charge huge amounts and I don’t make much money from it, but it’s something I enjoy doing in my spare time. And selling cakes to other people is better than me scoffing cakes myself! I like practising new cake decorating skills too; practice makes perfect! Here’s some of the cake orders I’ve done recently:
I made this heart shaped pink princess birthday cake for a girls 4th birthday party. 

 I made these personalised pink cupcakes for a hen party, which featured little pink willies and L plates! I also made a small pink buttercream cake for another princess’s birthday.

 Someone ordered a box of cupcakes for her sisters 30th birthday. She wanted them to be in a vintage tea party theme in pretty pastel colours, and so I used various moulds and cutters to create these cakes. Possibly my favourite cupcakes ever!   
 I made this massive pink buttercream cake for another little girl for her 2nd birthday, and a chocolate one for a birthday. 
 These cupcakes were ordered by some colleagues of a lady who was leaving for her maternity leave. The gender of the baby was unknown, therefore I used both pink and blue icing decorations with a baby theme, and polka dot cases. 
 I made this heart shaped Victoria sponge cake for my boyfriends Liams birthday in June, filled with vanilla buttercream and strawberry jam. 
 I made these colourful cupcakes for a event at work to raise some money for charity. The little blue cake for for a 4 year olds birthday to share to his nursery. 
 And finally, I made these cupcakes ages ago, I think for Mothers Day! 




I just wanted to say a big ‘hello’ to all of my new followers and readers! I thought I would introduce myself to those of you that don’t know much about me or my blog. It’s nice to do a personal post once in a while!
So, I am Victoria (or Vikki). I am 22, a university graduate and I live near Milton Keynes, in England. I graduated uni with a 2:1 BA Hons in Tourism Business Management, and I am currently working in a little cake shop. 
I am interested in all things vintage and shabby chic. I love cupcakes, florals, pretty dresses and anything nautical. I am also obsessed with tea cups, baking, and weddings. I’m love Cath Kidston too! So if you like pretty, girly things.. hopefully you will like my blog!
Victoria’s Vintage Blog started small in March 2010, I used it mainly as a place to collect photos that inspired me. As time went on, I started to use it as a little scrapbook of my life, posting more personal posts about myself. After gaining a sudden amount of followers I started posting a greater variety of articles, hoping to interest a wider audience, while still keeping it as my space. In summer 2011 I spent 3 months working in Disney World Florida so some posts about that on here too πŸ™‚
My blog is mainly centred on the following topics: Fashion, Beauty, Nails, Bargains, My Shopping Hauls, DIY, Baking, and my Competition Wins.
I love fashion and beauty, and I often post reviews on my blog about new products that I have tried out, or do Outfit of the Day posts showing what I’ve worn. My style is very feminine and I only ever wear dresses or skirts! I keep my make up minimal and classical too. I have also just grown my nails, which has been a massive achievement for me as I used to chew them to the bottom! So now I do a few nail art posts too which I find lots of fun! 
I’m very thrifty and a bargain hunter when it comes to fashion so all my buys are always purse friendly. I don’t tend to splash out very often, and I like to rummage to find bargains on eBay, at carboot sales, and in charity shops. If you’re looking at finding ways to save your pennies, hopefully my blog will give you plenty of ideas on where to find good deals. 
I’m also really into DIY projects and baking. Cakes are a big passion of mine, and I love to bake and decorate (and eat!) cakes and cupcakes. I also pick up old, second-hand things from boot sales and give them a DIY overhaul to make them look like new again. This usually just means giving them a lick of paint and then sticking girly bits on!
I enter competitions online on a daily basis, and therefore I often have parcels arriving for me with some free goodies! I think that ‘comping’ is a hobbie that more people should definitely partake in. The results of this hobby are easily visible! In less than 3 years I’ve won almost Β£7000 worth of prizes. Most of the prizes have been fantastic such as designer clothes, a weekend away, and new electrical items. People tell me that my blog posts on my prizes have inspired them to start entering competitions themselves, and they have won things too!
If you need to know anything else about me or the blog, just leave a comment or get in touch. Don’t forget to follow me on Twitter and like my Facebook page!
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I hope that all of my readers, old and new, enjoy reading my blog! Thank you so much for supporting me x