Searching for that perfect shade of silken fabric, agonising over stationery, despairing about floral arrangements ... aren’t wedding preparations fun? Of course they are! Even when you’ve listened to your fourth string quartet and tested yet another smoked salmon starter, you know that you couldn’t be happier.
This is a day you’ve been dreaming of for years ...
Even so, no-one can plan the perfect wedding on their own.
And despite all the help you’ll get from family and friends it can still be useful to tap into a little insider knowledge.
So whether you want to check out all the wedding shows, source an unusual outfit or track down a really fast set of wheels, these pages should help you on the way.
According to the experts, good organisation is all down to research – and constantly revising your lists. So why not start now? Whether you are aiming for an intimate ceremony, or a bash worthy of a special issue of Hello!, the secret is to try to keep your stress levels in check.
Sample some bubbly, sit back, and enjoy...
After all, it’s your Big Day.
Editor: Ginny Clark Design: Nicola Flynn Commissioning Editor: Mary Docherty To advertise in the next issue please telephone: 0141 302 7231 Cover image and model photographs courtesy of The Scottish Wedding Show