Chocolate Rocky Road Christmas Tree Recipe

Chocolate Rocky Road Christmas Tree Recipe

October 12, 2016

Ok, who's with me that rocky road is close to the perfect sweet treat? So what could be better, or easier than making your own Chocolate Rocky Road Christmas Tree as the perfect Christmas celebration closer?
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How to Make a Table Top Christmas Garland

How to Make a Table Top Christmas Garland

November 27, 2015

It is so easy to make a table top Christmas garland, and this short video shows you everything you need to know. Table top garlands are such a wonderful way to create stylish Christmas displays to any table top surface.
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How to create a Christmas Table Centre Piece

How to create a Christmas Table Centre Piece

November 01, 2015

One of the most common requests we receive is for tips and demos on "how to" create Christmas decor. Today we have a short video recorded while we did an in-store demo last week, showing how we created an elegant table centre piece.
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In-store Christmas Decorating Demos

In-store Christmas Decorating Demos

September 21, 2015

Each season we run a series of in-store Christmas Decorating Demos.  Our aim is to show you how easy it is to create stunning Christmas for your home.
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How to Make a Christmas Table Piece

How to Make a Christmas Table Piece

September 21, 2015 5 Comments

How cute is this little table piece!? Use it on a mantel, table, kitchen bench or as the centre piece on your Christmas day table. Here is our simple instructional video for creating this yourself.
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New Lighting System for your Christmas Tree

New Lighting System for your Christmas Tree

June 21, 2015

One of the biggest issues our clients face each year is adding lights to their Christmas tree.  They are concerned it will take too long, and the lights won't work, and it will look uneven, etc. etc.
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Staircase Garland Design

Staircase Garland Design

November 21, 2014 8 Comments

One of the tips we are asked for often is garland designs. Today I'll show the simple processes to create a gorgeous staircase garland. Oh, and if you don't have a staircase don't worry. You could use exactly the same methods to create a garland for around a door frame (inside or outside) or to sit across a mantel or sofa table.
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How to make a Staircase Garland - 2014

How to make a Staircase Garland - 2014

November 11, 2014 1 Comment

For the past 3 years I've created staircase garlands.  They are (apart from the Christmas tree) my favourite parts of the Christmas display.
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How to Make a Ribbon Wreath

How to Make a Ribbon Wreath

August 21, 2014

These gorgeous ribbon wreaths are so easy!  We have just published our simple video "How to Make a Christmas Ribbon Wreath" on YouTube with full instructions.
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Easy Easter Cupcakes

Easy Easter Cupcakes

April 01, 2014

I love seasonal baking - but it's got to be easy, and these cupcakes are just perfect. I won't go through the recipe for the cupcake and icing.
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Christmas Garland for your Front Door

Christmas Garland for your Front Door

October 21, 2013

Every year I've wanted to make a Christmas Garland for my front door. However, when we built our home I put in a lovely tall door - the only problem was it left me no clearance for a garland.
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How to make a Christmas garland for your mantel or table

How to make a Christmas garland for your mantel or table

October 01, 2013

One of the most common requests we receive is for tips to create garlands for mantels or tables (such as a sofa table). Therefore, as part of the in-store demo series we created this video to show you how simple it is to create beautiful garland decorations.
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Staff Class on making a Deco Mesh Wreath

Staff Class on making a Deco Mesh Wreath

September 21, 2013

On Tuesday after closing the store we set to work. In about an hour and a quarter we had each made our wreath. The consensus was it was much easier than they had expected. A few of the staff also commented on how pleasantly surprised their families were with their efforts.
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Christmas Decorating for your Home - Christmas Pole Instructions

Christmas Decorating for your Home - Christmas Pole Instructions

November 15, 2012 17 Comments

Sometimes you want that "wow" Christmas display piece but you don't have that special location, such as a mantle or stair case, or don't have the floor space for a big display.  We created this Decorated Christmas Pole for exactly this reason.
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How to Make a Mesh Halloween Wreath

How to Make a Mesh Halloween Wreath

October 21, 2012

We've created this simple video for making a halloween wreath from deco mesh. Obviously, by simply changing the colours and decorations you could use the same format to create a Christmas Wreath.
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How to Make Strawberry Santa Hats

How to Make Strawberry Santa Hats

September 27, 2012 3 Comments

For our launch we created a number of lovely nibblies and drinks for our guests.  One of the most popular, and the easiest to create was our Strawberry Santa Hats.
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How to Create a Christmas Lolly Bar

How to Create a Christmas Lolly Bar

September 08, 2012

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
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Easter Recipe: Chocolate Mousse Egg

Easter Recipe: Chocolate Mousse Egg

March 21, 2012

I've seen so many gorgeous Easter desserts on Pinterest I had to give one of them a go.  So last night my family were pretty happy guinea pigs for a pre-Easter dessert extravaganza.
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Creating a wreath with Mesh

Creating a wreath with Mesh

January 21, 2012

Well, here's my first attempt at using mesh to create a wreath.  In this example I wanted to work purely with the mesh and ribbons, however you could obviously add other decorations to this piece.
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