France wedding blog
Posted 18th July 2015
I have a soft spot for colourful and elegant weddings. This shooting is a good inspiration for those who would like to organise a wedding in these lines. The flowers are superbly arranged and every detail has been carefulle thought through to achieve a bohemian-chic effect. Source: The Sweetest Occasion Read more
Fairy-Tale inspired wedding
Posted 25th January 2015
I’m totally in love with this fairy-tale wedding found on the blog Green Wedding Shoes and captured by the photographer Jessie Holloway. It features a wedding in Tennessee in a botanical garden (Knoxville Garden and Arboretum), arranged by Whimsical Gardens.   With a theme such as “Fairy Tale”, the main pitfall is, Read more
Bonne Année!
Posted 2nd January 2015
The Chateau Bee wishes you a wonderful year 2015. May this year be full of romance, magic and inspiration! Read more
J’aime les Food trucks!
Posted 7th September 2014
As you might already know, it is a French tradition to have a meal on the day following the wedding: this is called Retour de Noces and it is a wonderful opportunity to make the most of your guests in a laid back atmosphere. We, at The Chateau Bee, love Read more
The Rise of the Eclair
Posted 22nd June 2014
Eclair is undoubtedly one of my favourites pastry…so I love the idea of having an “Eclair Tower” instead of the traditional Pièce Montée at the end of the wedding meal.The new, trendy and parisian shop “Eclair de Genie” specialises in éclairs. The Eclair Guru, Christophe Adam, concocted some receipes that Read more
Orient Express…A mythic trip
Posted 28th April 2014
You might have dreamt at some point to take a journey on the mythical Orient Express, to feel like James Bond, Hercule Poirot or a Prince from Istanbul…So why not go for it for your honeymoon? A London-Venice trip will cost you £1190 (2 days/1night) This includes a Brunch with Read more
Love Locks – Les cadenas d’Amour…
Posted 6th April 2014
Although it stirred controversy over the past few months, Les Cadenas D’Amour du Pont des Arts et du Pont de L’Archeveché (pictured above) are a must-see if you plan a romantic trip to Paris. If you feel drawn to follow the trend, get a padlock, put your initials on it, Read more
I love Glamping!
Posted 2nd April 2014
I love this new trend of camping in unusual spaces such as yurts, tree houses, transparent bubbles hanging from tree branches, gipsy caravans etc… My husband and I have spent a couple of weekends in these magical places…they are like a child’s dream, an earthy heaven and we, at The Read more
Bespoke Shoes made in Paris
Posted 30th March 2014
I believe each woman has a little pair of shoes in mind… A special shoe you have always dreamt of, with little hope to see one day in a shop. My ideal shoes would probably be some vintage brogues, silver, orange & purple. Well, we can now make our wishes Read more
Naked Sponge Cakes – The New Fashion
Posted 17th March 2014
I love naked cakes. I think the reason why they are so popular nowadays is because people are willing to have authentic weddings with high quality products and personalised designs, rather than traditional bling wedding cakes. Just top up your naked cake with berries, small or big flowers, herbs, buds Read more
Flower Lollipops
Posted 2nd March 2014
A pretty and yummy DIY idea for a wedding favour or just for a nice afternoon with friends and children…some home-made flower lollipops! Heather at Sprinkle Bakes used some pansy flowers but of course you could use any edible flowers: roses, marigolds, bergamot, mint, lavender… The receipe is here and Read more
Dream Shooting
Posted 23rd February 2014
Hello May is an Australian bridal magazine for the “creatively inclined, non-bridal bride”. The January issue features a insanely beautiful shooting by Lara Hotz and I couldn’t miss the occasion to show it to you. This is the new romantism: bright colours, crazy ideas, open fields and wild flowers…   Read more