Tel: 07976 918185
Highland Occasions By Design
Highland Occasions By Design

Together we make your event extra special

Are you looking for an elegant theme or creative inspiration to make your event shine on that one special day? Welcome!

Highland Occasions are a family-run company with ten years’ experience in styling venues for really special events. We are creative, fun-loving and simply want you to have a wonderful day in the setting of your dreams.

Whether you’re organising your dream wedding, hosting a corporate event or throwing a birthday party, we have experience in styling everything from castles to aircraft hangars using our stunning collection of table linens, chair covers and accessories. What’s important to us is perfectly marrying the ambience and personality of your day with the existing features of the location.

If you are looking for a more composite package, we already have strong contacts to the very best local suppliers, just in case elements like lighting and flowers come into the mix.

Welcome to our website, we hope you enjoy learning more about us.

Needing inspiration?

We’re here to help you! Call Marie today to book your free, no obligation consultation at our studio in Glenlivet, conveniently located to reach venues as far afield as the Strathspey, Moray, Inverness and Deeside areas. We welcome the chance to start working together on your own special event.

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Clients say...

  • Thank you so much for everything you did at the weekend, we had an amazing time and were so happy with how the hall looked! … made everything so enjoyable and straightforward. Nicky & Tom, Boat of Garten Hall, Feb 2014
  • Thank you so much for the wonderful work you did. It was absolutely beautiful and you managed to capture exactly what I wanted. Mr & Mrs Hewitson, The Mansefield Hotel, Elgin, Feb 2014
  • Thank you so much for the amazing job you did. We can’t recommend your company highly enough for the positive, artistic, friendly, attentive, professional experience we had. Thank you. Gary and Karla, Bunchrew House September, 2013
  • The service we received for our `special day` was brilliant. I was so happy with seeing everything put together I cried! We had a few `last minute` hiccups and Marie was excellent. Helping us out – nothing was a problem. I would definitely recommend anybody getting married to come to Highland Occasions by Design they were fantastic! Pauline and Bruce, Brodie Castle and Eight Acres Hotel, Sept 2013
  • Just to say a proper thank you for your excellent service and attention to detail in setting our wedding. It was just perfect. We had an amazing day and Highland Occasions certainly played an important part in it. Carol and Mike Shortt, Mansion House Hotel, July 2013
  • Thank you so much for the wonderful job you did. It looked stunning, exactly what we wanted, just perfect. The service we received was fantastic. You became part of the family in the planning and preparations. Thank you for everything it was a pleasure working with you. Kirsty and Stuart, Carrbridge Hotel, Nov 2013
  • Your service is amazing and I will recommend you to everyone. From the initial correspondence, our snowy visit to you and one the day. It was a stress free enjoyable experience. Be proud of what you do – 1st class! Scott and Kelly Meldrum House Hotel September 2013
  • We just wanted to say thank you so much for your wonderful service. You completely transformed the venue and it looked beautiful. Everything came together perfectly. Carrie and Stuart, The Birnie Inn, Aug 2013
  • I would just like to personally say thanks again for all your work. The transformation was fantastic and when I first walked into the room i had to take a step back it was truly amazing!
    Best Man! (David & Sammy), Mansion House Hotel, Elgin, June 2013
  • I want to thank you sincerely for making our day very special, and for giving our guests something to talk about for a very long time. I just wish there will be more happy occasions so that I can have you do the decor for us. Its been fantastic knowing you and am sure this will not be the last.
    Colin & Patience, The Castle Hotel, Huntly, June 2013
  • Our reception room was absolutely gorgeous! Everything came together so well and you and your team really made the place look fabulous….so much more than I had imagined, I was really overwhelmed with it all! Thank you so much for all your help and for helping to make our day the amazing day we were dreaming of! Iona & Gavin, Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore, Jan 2013
  • Just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU ! The hall and marquee looked so awesome you really made our wedding extra special and we really appreciate how professional and helpful you have been . Thanks again! Mr and Mrs Dalziel, Inchberry Hall, August 2012
  • Thank you for all your detailed and friendly advice. The overall finish was just stunning and we’ll treasure the photos. It was a pleasure working alongside you and thank you for putting up with our last minute stresses! Mr& Mrs Stewart, Mansion House Hotel, July 2012
  • Thank you for decorating our ballroom last week. I have to say the room looked absolutely stunning when we arrived that night, people complimented me all night and asked about who did the decorations; I gave all credit to yourselves. I couldn’t thank you enough, it was so beautiful. Aberdeen University Graduation Ball, July 2012
  • We would like to thank you so much for dressing our venue so beautifully. Also a big well done for turning the room around. You and your team did a fantastic job. Thank you for being so helpful and accommodating I really appreciated everything you did. It took my breath away. Callum & Emma, Drumossie Hotel, June 2012
  • Thank you very much for the beautiful job you made of the tables and chairs for Claire and Paul’s wedding. The colour of the sashes toned in perfectly and looked so stylish. Many thanks again for all your hard work and we will certainly recommend you to anyone who is having a wedding. Mother of the Bride – Mansion House Hotel, Elgin 2012
  • What a lovely day we had and we were absolutely delighted with the way the room was dressed, particularly the table centres – so many comments – they remained alight for the whole evening and were still going this morning! Thank you so much Marie! Mother of the Bride – Mansion House Hotel 2011
  • Thank you so much for all your help and support for our wedding. The whole day was magical. You are one in a million. Victoria, Cairngorm Hotel, 2011
  • Your friendliness, personal touches, attention to detail and professionalism were absolutely outstanding. Our own overwhelming memory was the “bubbles in the tummy” when we first saw the room. Beautiful isn’t a big enough word to describe it. Rachel& Nick, Best Western Glenspean Lodge Hotel 2010

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Highland Occasions by Design,
Gallowhill Cottage,
Banffshire AB37 9DL

Tel: 07976 918185

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