Category: Wedding Insider

small, pop-up celebrations how Riddle’s Court are working on weddings

Are you thinking of having a smaller wedding celebration over the next few months? We might just have something for you, in the form of Riddle’s Court…over to you, team! “A few months ago, the Events Team […]

from Roodlea Barn WIN your unique Scottish wedding venue hire

Here’s something a bit bloomin’ exciting – the wonderful team at Roodlea Barn are running a competition to WIN hire of their gorgeous venue for any available date for 2021! If you’re looking for a unique Scottish […]

with dream Scotland elopement team Elope With Us £100 off your Scotland elopement package

If you’ve always loved the idea of a romantic Scottish elopement, we’ve got some e x c e l l e n t news for you! Whether it’s the call of getting married in the mountains, the […]

whilst it's hanging in your wardrobe... How To Look After Your Silk Wedding Dress At Home

Due to wedding postponements, you may currently have a rather beautiful, rather more-expensive-than-the-rest-of-your-clothes wedding dress hanging in your wardrobe for longer than you’d anticipated. How do you look after expensive silk wedding dresses at home? We’ve got […]

How to deal with coronavirus when planning your wedding

Oh god, it’s a toughie isn’t it? We’re not going to sugarcoat it and pretend that planning a wedding amongst COVID 19 madness is easy, but we’re also not going to add to distressing noise saying that […]

with Rachel Scott Couture Should You Choose a Dress to Suit Your Body Shape?

A classic question I get asked is “Rachel, you’re an expert in bridal styling, looking at my body shape, what dress shape should I wear for my wedding? You’ve seen so many brides over the years that […]

this International Women's Day and everyday How to have a feminist wedding in 2020

Happy International Women’s Day! Today (and everyday) we want to celebrate women. Marriage is traditionally where the patriarchy has thrived, but not any more! Here’s a roundup of how to have an amazing wedding whilst still living […]

Modern Scottish bridal Bridal Styling & Inspiration Event with Rachel Scott Couture

You’re invited to Rachel Scott Couture‘s Bridal Styling and Inspiration Event! 19th March at The Glasshouse Hotel, Edinburgh – 6pm to 8pm With confidence building styling advice, industry expert hints and tips and a showcase of future […]

modern wedding venues in the UK our top English wedding venues for laidback, alternative weddings

Few things in the wedding planning world need to tick as many boxes as the venue. Not only does it need to hold the right amount of guests, be in the right location, and be available at […]

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top scottish wedding venues our top Scottish wedding venues for creative couples

The wedding venue does a lot of heavy lifting in your wedding planning – not only does it need to fit the right amount of people, be accessible for your nearest and dearest, and accommodating of your […]

alternative honeymoon ideas our top honeymoon destinations with Patchwork

Last week we expressed our love for Patchwork, the alternative honeymoon fund that will let you fund and facilitate the honeymoon you actually want; but this week we thought we’d tease ourselves even further by planning our […]

patchwork have got your back the alternative honeymoon fund you’ve always wanted – patchwork

Now that the sun’s well and truly put his hat away for another year, we’re turning our attention from summer holidays to honeymoons. Whether you’re planning a blow-out, once-in-a-lifetime trip right after your wedding, a minimoon a […]

how to get your wedding music just right How to plan your perfect wedding soundtrack with Fauna String Quartet

Choosing music for your wedding day can be super stressful; it’s so important to get it right that you might not know where to begin. Luckily, Fauna String Quartet, a Glasgow-based string quartet, are here to help […]

find your perfect wedding photographer top 24 modern wedding photographers in the UK

It can be hard to work out what’s most important when wedding planning, but in our humble opinion finding your dream wedding photographer is right up there (second to ‘having an excellent day’, which is numero uno.) […]

from Celebrate People Top Questions to Ask Your Wedding Celebrant

Your marriage ceremony shows the world and your loved ones just what this day and your love really means. Humanist wedding celebrants Susan and Gerrie are here to help shine a light on you both and your love […]

by Sheila The Celebrant What is a Humanist Wedding Ceremony?

Humanist weddings are on the rise across the country, so we’re creating a two-part series on what humanist ceremonies are and why you might want to consider one for your wedding. Although the premise is the same, […]

from One More Tune DJs Top 10 Tips for writing a great wedding speech

Today’s top tips are written by John D. at One More Tune DJs, who can not only make your wedding dancefloor into a club night, but can also help you write a great wedding speech. 1. You’re […]

Saturday 7th September 2019 Riddle’s Court Wedding Fair

Are you looking for a Scottish wedding venue with historic charm, an excellent location and views to die for? Like Cher, we’ve got you, babe, with Riddle’s Court. Take a look around this gorgeous venue at their […]

plus an exclusive 20% discount! Our tips for creating the perfect Papier wedding photobook to commemorate your wedding day

Gather round, pals, because we’ve got something we think you’re going to be very excited to hear. You may know the dreamy paper specialists Papier for their save the dates, gorge invitations and on-the-day wedding stationery, BUT […]

good wedding grub Bespoke Catering’s Top 10 Tips for Finding Your Wedding Caterers

Today’s top tips are written by events catering extraordinaires Bespoke Catering – what they don’t know about wedding food isn’t worth knowing (and defs isn’t worth eating). Take it away pals! One of the most important decisions you have […]

AM Faulkner's hot new BLEACH collection The milliner who’ll make you want to wear a veil (and a headpiece or two)

Hold onto your hats – and headpieces, and veils – because mega milliner and bridal babe AM Faulkner has just released her new “Bleach” collection and it is J A W D R O P P I […]

eco-friendly wedding ideas Harper Scott’s 12 tips on how to plan a sustainable wedding

You love each other, and you love our planet – and most couples are combining the two. If you’re here, you want to make a difference in your corner of the world. This post isn’t designed to […]

by cosmos floral design how to make the most of your wedding flowers

When you’re looking to choose your wedding flowers, there’s lots of things to think about: colour palettes, arrangement styles, budget and seasonality. But it’s also great to think about their long-lasting effects in real life as well […]

which are the best wedding flowers and when? PYRUS’ seasonal flower guide

When looking for your wedding flowers, it’s hard to put what you want into words – I want the ones with petals, you know, in like a big thing I can hold. And to the untrained eye […]

Bridal makeup

wedding advice from the pros what you need to know about bridal make-up

Bridal beauty can feel totally overwhelming – if make-up’s not that important to you day to day, the idea of having to trust someone to do you up is probably stressing you out, and if make-up is […]

alternative wedding dresses in Scotland Win £500 off your wedding dress with Unbridaled Boutique

NO your eyes do not deceive you – YES that is 500 smackeroonies off your wedding dress with incredible bridal boutique Unbridaled! We’ve just launched a shiny new competition over on the ol’ instagram where the divine Unbridaled […]

alternative wedding dress Made With Love Unbridaled Boutique Scotland Harlie

making wedding dress shopping easier how to shop for your wedding look

Everyone talks about the dress (which doesn’t even have to be a dress), but hardly anyone talks about finding it. A lot of pressure is put on the day and the experience as a whole can be daunting and unfamiliar, […]

editorial invitations Zine-Vites: the coolest wedding invite for the coolest weddings

As soon as we saw this new wedding invite genius from Paper Skeleton, we knew we had to shout about it. When something is described as the “coffee table’ tell all about your day to come”, how […]

how to design your stationery suite Tips from Wedding Stationery Experts

Wedding stationery has magical properties, we’re absolutely sure of it. It’s the first time your actual wedding day takes up some space in the tangible universe, rather than just in your head (and your bank account, obvs). […]

when do I need to send invitations out? Wedding Stationery Timeline

Wedding stationery is one of the first really exciting bits of the wedding planning process, as it’s the first chance you get to rave to your loved ones about your plans. Your save the dates (or invites […]

wedding inspiration to reality what do wedding stylists actually do?

If your scrolls through your insta feed or blogs chock full of gorgeous wedding inspiration and keep seeing references to ‘wedding stylists’, but don’t know what the hell that actually means, don’t worry – you’re not alone. […]

book now ELEVATE by 33 dowanhill facial pop-up

There’s a lorra wedding chat and advice out there about wedding make-up, but often wedding skincare gets overlooked. That’s where the babes at 33 Dowan Hill come in, as expert facialists who believe heartily in the celebration […]

come and say hello thoroughly modern marriage at the ace hotel

Have we got a treat for you guys next week? (It’s a metaphorical question, but the answer is still yes, yes we have.) On Friday 21st September, there’ll be some The Wedding Collective babes ready to meet […]

headsets, be gone - what planners really do do I need a wedding planner if I’m having a modern wedding?

When someone mentions a wedding planner, your mind immediately goes to to one of two things: J-Lo or Monica from Friends (I think it’s genetically programmed, it happens that frequently). But with their tangible stress levels and […]

super cool bridal lands in Glasgow Fabricated Bridal Alterations X Jean Jackson Couture pop-up

Scottish brides, we’ve got your back – and your front, actually. Our favourite alterations shop Fabricated Bridal Alterations are hosting an incredible Pop-Up Shop featuring the most divine dress designers from Manchester’s achingly cool Jean Jackson Couture. […]

+ the differences between England & Scotland What is a wedding celebrant?

In the process of your wedding planning, you’ve probably spent a much longer time pinning potential styling solutions and curating saved Insta collections than you have mulling over the ceremony deets. But that bit is super important […]

classy never trashy How to plan a stress-free, tat-free hen do

Just like many other traditions, the idea of a hen party might scare the hell out of you, making you want to retreat into a hole, throw your phone in a lake á la Kate Bush, and […]

wedding advice How To WIN A Wedding Fair

Yeah, sure, we know wedding planning can be crazy but do yourself a favour and go to a wedding fair. It’s not as tulle and meringue filled as you’d think (although that’s all there too) If you […]

Does the perfect skincare regime exist? WEDDING INSIDER / all about skincare

One of the questions that we get asked most regularly at 33Dowanhill  is “What is the perfect skincare routine?” Unfortunately we have a bit of bad news…..  there is no perfect skincare routine that will work for […]

the TWC edit 2017 trends

WELL GUYS THE END OF 2016 IS NEAR!!!! Who doesn’t love the clean slate of a new year + looking forward to all thats a-comin’?! We’ve been chatting a lot recently about wedding trends and how the […]