Getting Real!

When you’re planning a wedding, it is so easy to get caught up in all the ‘must-haves’ – but do you really need that cake? Are flowers that important? Do you have to give gifts to EVERYONE?   At Illustries, we’ve worked with lots of brides and grooms, and we always ask the for a […]

Hello, yellow!

  Is it just us, or is yellow ‘everywhere’ right now? Is it a key Autumnal shade or has it never gone out of fashion? Our creative powerhouse, artist and designer, Samantha Smith, has been investigating…   “Seeing an abundance of rose quartz, one of two of Pantone’s Colors of the Year, during New Is it just us, or is yellow ‘everywhere’ right now? […]

The idea behind…our Wedding Guest Books

No more blank pages! Soon after we started Illustries, we were chatting about weddings we’d been to, and the dreaded dilemma of the guest book – for the bride and groom, it’s the dilemma of trying to find something different but still a guest book, but as a guest, it’s the dilemma of what on earth to […]

Pinterest Top Wedding Trends – Confetti

Reinventing Confetti It seems everyone is looking for new ideas for the traditional ‘confetti toss’ – letting guests bring their own is not the done thing in the dream wedding world! Pinterest has lots of gorgeous inspiration, not least the idea of a ‘Petal Toss Bar’ where guests help themselves to your carefully selected pick of […]