The Sunday R&R

Happy Sunday my friends!¬† Firstly for those of you who have been asking about “mugate” from last Sundays R&R, the situation is ongoing but I am still on the hunt ūüėČ

Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know the furniture fun that I have been getting up to this weekend, so whilst I get back to some manual activities I will leave you to catch up on the week in The Sunday R&R.

The week started with a stunning two part wedding in Paris which featured a Michael Jackson show by the bride and groom – read full real wedding here.

lavish paris wedding

Whether you are looking to be a Princess for the day or take inspiration from the Queen herself, my Tuesday Opulent inspiration board is full of ideas.

opulent weddng ideas marie antoinetteTalking of venue’s worthy of a princess, on Tuesday afternoon we caught up with Belle Bride Cassie who has booked her wedding venue in France.

Le PlessisWednesdays’ wedding at Chateau Rigaud is a romantic delight, with the bride having two dresses and the second is a floral asymmetric wonder.

outdoor wedding ceremony dordogneOn Thursday I was thrilled to introduce you to my newest member of the team, our resident cake expert  РCakes by Beth.  Find out all about Cakes by Beth and her beautiful creations.

beth cakes by bethWith New York Bridal Market just taking place, there are a plethora of delightful and inspirational dresses to share with you.  I kicked this off on Friday with the 2014 Cymbeline collection.

Cymbeline HADNY

I rounded off the week with the brand new collection from sustainable bridal wear designer Leila Hafzi and a magical shoot in Nepal.

boho wedding dressOther fabulous wedding related content from across the web:

  • My first pick of the week is a lovely real wedding in France over on Boho Weddings that was planned in the grounds of the couples house in France
  • If you are a foodie and planning a wedding in France or another picturesque location, then Burnett’s Boards has a wonderful inspiration to stimulate ideas
  • There is something so ultra romantic about vintage travel and Want That Wedding takes a look at this for an idyllic inspiration post
  • Need convincing that an outdoor humanist ceremony could be for you then Love My Dress has the perfect real wedding to inspire you and the bride has such a beautiful and contagious smile
  • I don’t know why but I love gates!¬† I don’t mean your ordinary garden gate where I can see the front door, but those railings or walls where the front door is just out of view.¬† This is what draw me into Green Wedding Shoes harming at home vow renewal
  • A really informative post over on Bridal Musings The Final Countdown: Week Before Your Wedding To Do List
  • A beautiful anniversary shoot over on Green Wedding Shoes and styled by the lovely Wedding Sparrow
  • Delightful wedding by sponsor Kerry Bracken Weddings on Style Me Pretty


I have a great offer to share with you today from FWS Sponsor and fairytale wedding venue Chateau Challain. The beautiful chateau are teaming up with photographer Janis Ratnieks to offer an wonderful winter/spring elopement package for just 6000‚ā¨.

chateau challain french castle

What is included:

The Romance suite or Tower suite for 2 with the ceremony on your chosen date.
2 nights min
Breakfast is included and 1 Lunch and 1 dinner as well.
With a Private 3 course dinner with a wedding cake, flowers,
Bouquet & decor
Hair & Makeup
Photographer, janisratnieks.com,  2 location shoot
Fireworks & Violinist.

To find out more about the exclusive package email Cynthia at Chateau Challain.

Be sure to come back next week for more dream weddings in France and oodles of French style wedding inspiration.

french styled weddingsHave a fabulous day

monique trulove --wedding blogger