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Stephanie
Newbie August 2022 British Columbia

Scottish Wedding

Stephanie, on October 9, 2017 at 00:43 Posted in Plan a wedding 0 5
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Does anyone have any tips or advice for planning a Scottish wedding? My fiance's father was of Scottish descent, as was my grandfather. Neither one of them is here to see us walk down the aisle, but I would like to honour their memories by having a Scottish wedding. There are so many traditions though and I'm wondering which ones should absolutely be observed and which ones I can omit without it being offensive. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Latest activity by Joey, on November 21, 2017 at 14:13
  • Joey
    WeddingWire Admin May 2015 Maryland
    Joey ·
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    Hey Stephanie! Have you made any decisions on how to incorporate this into your wedding? You could wrap your bouquet in your family's tartan, incorporate thistle into your bouquet, carry a sixpence in your shoe, and of course bagpipes!

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  • Lynnie
    WeddingWire Admin October 2016 North Carolina
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    I love that you are incorporating your family's colors and tartan!! That is such a cool idea!

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  • Sonja
    VIP September 2017 Ontario
    Sonja ·
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    Nothing says "Scottish" more than bagpipes, tartan, kilts, and MacIntosh toffee. Can you find ways to incorporate these things? Also, the Celtic knot is a symbol of love and could be used for your wedding bands.

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  • Daphne
    Super July 2017 British Columbia
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    Is there a Scottish society near you that you could contact to get information from? They would be able to answer your questions.

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  • Ashley
    Frequent user September 2018 Quebec
    Ashley ·
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    I am of Scottish descent as well and I am having a bagpiper as I walk down the aisle, bringing in the Scottish Thistle into my wedding bouquet and boutenniers for the men. Also, I am incorporating my family's colors; in one photo I am putting my family's tartan's shawl over my shoulders
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