We’re thrilled to share with you this elegant and traditional Scottish wedding of Christina and Paul.
The couple crossed paths in 2010 and got engaged in Barcelona in July 2015 in front of the Fountains of Montjuic. The wedding they envisioned was a traditional Scottish one that was elegant and natural.
How did you and your partner meet?
We met in November 2010 at the birthday party of two mutual friends.
How did he propose?
We got engaged in Barcelona in July 2015 in front of the Fountains of Montjuic. Paul got down on one knee with my great granny’s engagement ring which I had always loved. It was very romantic and a very special but surreal moment which we’ll never forget.
How did you choose your wedding gown?
I found it relatively easy to choose my dream dress as I knew I wanted a fitted dress with lace. I wanted a dress which was modern but elegant. I found my dress in a shop called Anne Priscilla Bridal in Glasgow.
They had the most amazing selection of dresses and the staff there completely understood what style of dress I was looking for. I felt that the Pronovias dress which I chose was elegant and suited to the classic venue. The fabric was amazing quality and it was such an easy dress to wear all day.
Pictures from Christina and Paul’s elegant and traditional Scottish wedding
What sort of style did you envision for your wedding day?
We never started out with a particular theme/style in mind for our big day. We thought the interior of our venue was so beautiful that it wasn’t so necessary to have a bold style. We wanted a traditional Scottish wedding that was elegant and natural.
What was your favorite moment from the day?
Dancing with our nearest and dearest to Loch Lomond (a traditional Scottish song) at the end of the night!
Any DIY décor elements?
We took inspiration from various things we’d seen at other weddings, blogs, Pinterest and Instagram. I had made a few chalk boards.
If you could do it all over again, what would you change?
I would love to do it all over again as it really was the best day ever but I wouldn’t change a thing.
Any tips that you can give to future brides?
Don’t get too stressed over the minor details. Nobody really cares! I threw a bridezilla fit the day before the wedding when we were setting up the venue as I thought the speakers looked huge. In hindsight…it really didn’t matter! The whole venue looked great even with the speakers. Remind yourself that your wedding guests aren’t going to notice the tiny details which haven’t gone to plan. All that really matters is that everyone is having a good time!
Christina and Paul’s wedding suppliers
Wedding Invitations: Adorn Invitations www.adorninvitations.co.uk
Dress: Vicenta dress by Atelier Pronovias www.pronovias.com/wedding-dresses
Makeup: Louise Ballantine
Hair: The Hair Boutique Renfrew
Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Bridesmaids Dresses: Watters
Grooms Suit: Geoffrey Kiltmakers
Photographer: Carley Buick www.carleybuickphotography.com
Menus & Place Cards: BWedding Invitations www.bweddinginvitations.com
Food: Café Source @ St Andrews in the Square
Flowers: Flowers 4 Hours
Ceremony & Reception Venue: St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow, UK www.cathedralg1.org
Music: Little Red Wedding Band
String Quartet: Capella String Quartet