We are lucky to have Kate Mudie pop into the store each year to take a couple of beautiful photos for us (and she always manages to find a couple of special pieces to add to her Christmas decoration collection). She has captured some of the hundreds (if not thousands) of stylish and whimsical decorations in our 2011 collection.
Another great success at our season launch, and something you could easily incorporate into your Christmas entertaining, was our Christmas Lolly Bar. Visit a local bulk lolly supplier and you buy chocolate buttons and jelly beans in individual colours. Layer the lollies to create great focal pieces and then add
I can't wait for the new images from Raz of their gorgeous decorated Christmas Trees to come out each year. I love the voluptuous use of decorations in the their trees and each year can't wait to receive our Raz decorations so we can create something like these in-store.
Thanks to so many wonderful Christmas fans for entering the 2011 Christmas Decorating Competition. What I love about viewing these trees and display areas is the great decorating ideas that can inspire each of us for future years.
If you don't decorate the outside of your home for Christmas the one thing you are likely to have is a wreath. The wreath style sets the tone for your decorating style so what should you consider when buying or creating a wreath?
Each year one of our favourite suppliers, Raz Imports, comes out with a range of decorated Christmas trees to inspire. This year their range is a little more traditional than we have seen in the past (more formal styles, and less whimsy).