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Handfasting - A History

By Sophie 1 month ago 373 Views No comments

This week we're looking at Handfasting which is fast becoming a popular part of modern wedding ceremonies, especially with those who wish to celebrate their Scottish roots. The act of tying together a couples' hands in a symbolic gesture, that represents the joining of families and the union of the couple, Handfasting is seen as a highlight of many modern wedding ceremonies.

Bagpipes... 20 Fun Facts

By Sophie 3 months ago 1403 Views 1 comment

Think you know everything there is to know about Bagpipes? Think again...

We've got 20 fun facts about the famous instrument to test your knowledge.

A Scottish Wedding - Marcie and Daniel

By Sophie 4 months ago 572 Views No comments

Today we bring you the second article, in our series, of featured Scottish Weddings. The best part is we're looking at you guys, our fabulous customers, and featuring your special days. We love to see how we've helped to shape your Scottish Weddings. This week we're hearing from the lovely Marcie and Daniel! They had a gorgeous winter wedding in the stunning Rocky Mountains and in this article they tell us all about it...

A Scottish Wedding - Jenn and Tim

By Sophie 4 months ago 385 Views No comments

Today we're excited to bring you the first article, in our series, of featured Scottish Weddings. The best part is we're looking at you guys, our fabulous customers, and featuring your special days. We love to see how we've helped to shape your Scottish Weddings. From work friends to husband and wife, we take a look at Jenn and Tim's story...

'Love for Love' by Robert Burns

By Sophie 10 months ago 2169 Views No comments

Thinking of proposing this Valentines Day? Why not take some inspiration from Robert Burns in his poem Love for Love...

Tradition of the Quaich

By Katie 1 years ago 737 Views No comments

quiach /kwex/ pronounced: kw-ay-ch
derived from Gaelic cuach 'cup'

It is hard to guess from its appearance exactly what a quaich is. Indeed, you'd be forgiven for thinking that it was a small decorative bowl with little other purpose, beyond being aesthetically pleasing. In fact, the quaich has a much more interesting beginning than that of a posh ornament.

Handfasting

By Sophie 1 years ago 1155 Views 1 comment

Handfasting has become increasingly popular in modern times. It is the act of tying together a couples' hands in a symbolic gesture that represents the joining of families and the union of the couple. In modern times, this practice is seen as a highlight within the wedding ceremony.

It's a nice day for a cashmere wedding

By Lynne McCrossan 2 years ago 2769 Views No comments

Attention all brides, the cashmere wedding is having a moment. Oversized knits slung over slinky dresses, tactile wraps around beautiful bridesmaids or piles of ply thick blankets draped on chairs to keep guests cozy. It's a mixture of pure luxury with a hint of coolness that is proving potent with wedding parties.