The Sunday R&R

The first Sunday of December – and a ho ho Happy Sunday to you!  Yes the FWS team is going Christmas crazy this year and you will see many festive touches appearing on the blog over the next month.

What is your plan for wedding planning over the festive season?  Are you carrying on or do you take a break from planning during December?  No matter what you are doing this Sunday, have a fabulous day.

We started the week with a winter wedding inspiration shoot at Château Colbert Cannet with decoration by La Boutique de Juliette – see full post here

Château Colbert Cannet

Tuesday saw us whisk you off to Chateau de Monbazillac in the Dordogne for a picturesque countryside vow exchange by Fairweather Photography – see full wedding here

romantic wedding photography dordogne

We sat down with Vintage Vinyl Events founder Josh Spacek on Wednesday to discuss how he became involved in wedding entertainment – see full post here

popular wedding DJ in France

Zephyr and Luna Photography brought us Thursday’s Chateau de Saint Genés du Retz real rustic wedding – see full wedding here

golden hour wedding portraits

On Friday we threw ourselves into the Christmas spirit with a whole post dedicated to Etsy Christmas gifts and a decor guide – see full post here

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Supplier Spotlight: Mel Kinsman

Mel Kinsman Makeup Artist

Today we shine the Supplier Spotlight on make up artist Mel Kinsman who has over 25 years’ experience in TV and photographic beauty work as well as the last 15 years doing bridal make up.  She is based in London and Provence and styling is tailored to her clients’ wishes.  Natural radiance, boho plaits and waves, retro glamour or stunning red carpet beauty taking into account of venues such as classic, grand Chateaux, rural Provencale Mas, or relaxed Cote d’azur club.

For more information and contact details click here


Etsy Finds

More Christmas treats in my Etsy finds today starting with this chic and rustic festive sack from HandMade Christmas Co £22.

The Marlowe Personalised Christmas SackI LOVE snow globes, there is something magical about the whole world that exists inside the globe.  This one from Cove Calligraphy is cute and can be personalised £19.65

personalised christmas snow globe

Coming up on the blog next week

French Wedding Inspiration

Have a great day

monique trulove --wedding blogger