The countdown to Christmas is now in full swing! All focus is now on trimming up the tree and finishing the Christmas shopping.
As you can imagine, as a Christmas specialist, at ChristmasTimeUK every day feels like Christmas. Whether we’re buying new products at the start of the year from our brilliant suppliers or shipping them out to our wonderful customers as the big day approaches, there’s not one minute when we’re not thinking of everything Christmassy!
However, all the hard work and effort throughout the course of the year is worth it when customers send us pictures of their stunning displays and we get to see their creations in all their glory. Over the coming days we’ll be sharing a selection of the best images from our customers on our Instagram and Facebook pages, so make sure you check them out!
Collaboration with House Lust
Everyone has their own personal taste and preference when it comes to Christmas decorations. While some people dig out the same decorations every year, there are others who love nothing more than adding a few new items to their tree or experimenting with new colour schemes in line with the hottest trends.
When we heard that home and interiors Instagram blogger Amanda Cotton, aka House Lust, was wanting to ditch tradition for bright, fun playful colours we had to get involved, and contacted her to collaborate. With a six month old itching to get crawling and gum everything in sight too, it was also an ideal opportunity for House Lust to switch to shatterproof baubles.
Here’s a tour of House Lust’s display… we hope you like it!
First thing’s first, the entrance….
House Lust wanted to make a real statement for the front door so chose this beautifully handcrafted circus door wreath. With its combination of shiny baubles, glitter, ribbons and pinecones the circus themed wreath puts a modern take on a classic decoration item.
Now the focal piece, the tree!
This year one of the hottest decorating trends is the Rainbow Christmas tree, using layers of shatterproof plastic baubles to create a simple yet strikingly colourful effect.
House Lust started at the bottom with a layer of pink, moving upwards through the colour spectrum with shades of purple, blue and green to the top of the tree.
The bottom layer features a collection of pink baubles including Fuchsia Fashion Trend Shatterproof Baubles in size 40mm, Luxury Cerise Pink Shiny Finish Shatterproof Bauble Range in size 60mm, Luxury Cerise Pink Shiny Finish Shatterproof Bauble in size 80mm , Trio Of Shiny Pink Seamless Shatterproof Baubles – 65mm and Pearlised Pink Shatterproof Baubles 40mm.
The purple layer comprises Purple Mixed Finish Shatterproof Baubles in size 30mm and Luxury Purple Shiny Finish Shatterproof Bauble Range in size 60mm
The greens Emerald Green Fashion Trend Shatterproof Baubles in size 40mm and Green Glitter Shatterproof Xmas Baubles in size 60mm Lime with a mix of Emerald Green Glitter Shatterproof Xmas Baubles in size 60mm and Green UV Protected Shatterproof Baubles – Pack of 6 x 80mm £7.50 ; Luxury Lime Green Satin Finish Shatterproof Baubles in size 40mm.
Next up, the fireplace –
House Lust has been busy experimenting with two totally different looks for the fireplace.
For the first display, House Lust decided to go all retro using a combination of oversized baubles and large honeycomb christmas decorations to create the bold nostalgic look. Looks great, don’t you think?
Not content with the first look, House Lust decided to come up with another look, covering the mantel in faux Snowy pine cone garland and adding a touch of colour using Luxury Aqua Turquoise Shiny Finish Shatterproof Bauble Range to create an eye-catching display.
Not forgetting… the staircase –
The staircase is one of the focal areas of any home but for some reason, most people choose not to trim up the home for Christmas. We were thrilled that House Lust decided not to ignore it! Again House Lust tried two looks.
The first featured a mix of purple, pink, red and navy honeycombs in sizes 30cm, 20cm and 10cm to create a colourful retro finish, with faux pinecone garland and some battery warm lights adding a festive touch.
The second Christmas banister again featured navy honeycomb decorations prominently but blended gold paper decorations with the same garland and lights, to create a different but equally as impressive look.
For more information about any of the products featured in the display by House Lust, please call the team at ChristmasTimeUK on 01427 667270