Finding the best wedding suppliers
Crucial to the success of your wedding day is hiring the very best wedding suppliers to provide all the essentials. Our unique value to you as professional wedding planners lies in not only being able to assist you to find your perfect wedding venue in Scotland but also being able to share our excellent contacts who may otherwise be hard for you to come by. We have a valuable list of suppliers who are talented and trustworthy.
We are also often able to negotiate special prices, discounts and packages, as well as pull in any essential last minute favours at short notice, on your behalf. This goes a long way to off-setting our planning fee and to giving you peace of mind.
We find most couples have a tendency to under-estimate how long it will take to plan their wedding. There are so many essential details involved in the process as well as the overwhelming number of options available on the internet that making an informed decision can soon become quite difficult. The more suppliers you engage the more work is involved in keeping track of everything.
We will project manage everything for you, advise and guide you on your budget, cut through the hype, coordinate all your meetings and suppliers, keep you informed and be there supporting you every single step of the way.
On the Day Management & Coordination
We will work with you and all your suppliers to ensure you get the wedding day YOU want. We
never forget this is YOUR big day. All the decisions are made by you and you remain completely in
control, however we use our
professional expertise to gently guide you where required and we take
the hard work,
stress and confusion out of your wedding day coordinating everything
with all your different suppliers meaning you can relax and thoroughly
Our 'On the Day' service is available as part of our full wedding planning service and at certain venues as a stand alone service.
We have planned lots of weddings purely by email/telephone.
We are professionally trained and know what questions to ask to ensure we help you to plan your perfect wedding.
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to helping you enjoy your wedding planning, Janice
We are so grateful to all our couples who have taken the time to nominate us for awards. We made the decision this year not to enter any of the Award Ceremonies however we will always strive to continue to provide a first class personal and very attentive service to all our couples and assure them that they will always be our priority.
We are members of The Scottish Wedding Association.
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We can’t believe it is almost a year since our daughter Charlotte married Stuart in Perthshire.
Janice & her team and suppliers did a sterling job supporting myself & daughter through our planning stages. As complete novices, she always had a positive answer to any of our last minute doubts. We were dotted around different parts of the world in the months leading up to their wedding and due to a sudden close family bereavement only 3 months before Charlotte & Stuart’s special day, we needed that support more than ever from Janice. She was ahead of the game all the time and recommendations of local suppliers were spot on. Her attention to detail suited us down to the ground and little extra touches which personalised the day.
She brought the wonderful day together as the fairytale Scottish wedding we had all wished for.
Concept and styling by janice Grimley-Evans, Blue Thistle Weddings
A rustic vintage layout for Scottish Wedding Directory Magazine by Blue Thistle Weddings
We also achieved the back page of their Real Life Weddings Magazine! So exciting.
Back page: Scottish Wedding Directory Real Life Weddings Autumn 2015 - all styling by Blue Thistle Weddings
We are delighted to be featured on pages 25, 34 and 294
of the Summer 2015 Edition of The Scottish Wedding Directory Magazine.
We are delighted to have a full page feature in the April 2015 edition of Best Scottish Weddings magazine.
Find us on page 233.
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Find us in Best Scottish Weddings Magazine January 2015 edition where we have a full page feature
We are delighted to have a full page feature in Best Scottish Weddings January 2015 edition.
We were excited to team up with Mains of Taymouth and Best Scottish Weddings to offer one couple a fabulous prize recently. Congratulations to the lucky winners.
Best Scottish Weddings Magazine Gorgeous views: Wedding at Taymouth
We were excited to be on Heart radio in October 2014 sharing our top tips for getting the wedding of your dreams at a price you can afford. First top tip of course is to hire us as your professional wedding planner to advise and guide you through the entire wedding process! Keeping stress levels down leading up to your wedding is definitely going to get things off to a better start. Professional wedding planning is not only for those on a big budget - the smaller your budget the more we can help you to get the wedding of your dreams at a price you can afford. Get in touch now to find out how we can help you to really enjoy making all your wedding plans AND keep your costs down. Simply use the "contact us" tab at the top right of the page.
Remember! Weddings don't have to be expensive to be memorable. Here at Blue Thistle Weddings we make them memorable for all the right reasons.
You can see one of our weddings featured as Wedding of the Week on The Scottish Wedding Directory BLOG:
The delightful John and Sandra came from London to be married in Scotland. They had a village hall vintage themed wedding which we had great fun helping them to plan. We recommended Jenni Browne for the photographs and she did a fabulous job.
We were delighted that The Scottish Wedding Directory Magazine said they loved all the little details. That's what we do best here at Blue Thistle Weddings - pay attention to the details. We set up a dessert table and drinks table for John and Sandra lending them a lot of our "props" such as drinks dispensers and cake stands, tea light holders etc and we also added lots of special finishing touches to the tables.
"All the little details. The couple and wedding planner (Blue Thistle Weddings) really went all out with a dessert table, drinks table, table decorations, and much more. Everything. "
Thank you to the Scottish Wedding Directory - it's great to be appreciated. Janice x
We're delighted to be featured in the April 2014 Edition of The Scottish Wedding Directory magazine on pages 244
to 245 where 2 of our beautiful brides have shared their experiences of our wedding planning service, Arlene and Lisa.
We were also delighted to be on page 247 of the January 2014 edition of The Scottish Wedding Directory where our vintage styled table is displayed on a full colour page in the Planning Section. Flowers by Lorna Livingstone.
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Read our article about the modern Mother of the Bride in the 2013 Autumn/Winter Edition of The Scottish Wedding Directory. You can also read some of our other published magazine articles at the bottom of this page by simply clicking on the PDF links.
Read our article in the October 2013 issue of The Best Scottish Weddings Magazine. Link coming soon.
You can read our article by following the link below. Our article is near the end called "Thoroughly Modern Mummy" Hope you enjoy it.
We are delighted to be featured in both the Spring and Summer 2013 issues of The Scottish Wedding Directory Magazine. In the April issue some of our wedding couples were interviewed for an article on the benefits of hiring a wedding planner and for the July issue we had a great day out at The Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh participating in a styling session helping couples to understand how to create a fabulous "WOW" factor reception theme for their wedding day.
We are featured in the Summer 2013 edition of "Best Scottish Weddings" magazine where we were asked to give our
Top 5 tips for a Stress Free Wedding which you can read by clicking on the link below:
Our Wedding Academy is also featured in this magazine. http://bestscottishweddings.com/news/one-day-wonder/
We were also delighted to be featured in Issue 31 of Best Scottish Weddings Magazine where we gave our advice on how to get the best out of wedding shows. You can read the article here and take advantage of our top tips:
In May 2013 we were excited to be featured in The Scotland on Sunday Newspaper's Spectrum Magazine giving advice on how a theme can pull your wedding day together.
Click on the links below to read published articles by Janice Grimley-Evans, Professional Wedding Planner at Blue Thistle Weddings
(the above link takes you to Best Scottish Wedding magazine and you can then choose to read 4 different articles by Janice)
You can read some of our published magazine articles by clicking on the pdf links below.
swd article April 2013 Coordinators Blue Thistle.pdf
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swd coordinators article.pdf
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SWD article October 2013.pdf
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swd article july 2013.pdf
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Blue Thistle Mother of the Bride SWD Oct 2013.pdf
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