How to write a winning competition entry

By Caitlin Bellamy | 3rd December 2019

You have already done all the hard work by creating your Christmas display – so entering our competition is the easy bit! Here are some top tips to write a show-stopping entry. You don’t need to be a confident writer, you just need to tell us about your display in a way that captures the…

Growing bulbs over Christmas – Sunday Mirror

By Caitlin Bellamy | 13th November 2019

Growing bulbs over Christmas Grow bulbs over Christmas and it gives the kids a project to get their teeth in and something to look forward to after the festivities are through. Three bulb categories that are particularly pretty are: Amaryllis These are one of the most spectacular bulbs you can get, they can be up…

Festoon in festive colour

By Caitlin Bellamy | 13th November 2019

Festoon in festive colour When it comes to putting on daring demonstrations of festive colour, there’s nothing quite light Blackpool Illuminations, which is the world’s number one free light show. Throngs of people take to the streets to witness the incredibly colourful displays and you can create the same magic at home too. Here are…

Considerations to crafts at Christmas

By Caitlin Bellamy | 30th October 2019

Considerations to crafts at Christmas Christmas is a fantastic time to engage the family in being creative. The very idea of decorating your house lends itself to a plethora of possibilities for a little bit of DIY and oodles of imagination. Don’t forget though, that when you’re adorning your displays, you need to be mindful…

Types of Christmas lights

By Caitlin Bellamy | 24th October 2019

Types of Christmas lights When decking out your outdoors with delightful lighting displays, it’s best to first get to grips with all the products out there. Choosing with one to go with, will depend on 5 things: Your budget; do you want to splash out on incandescent lights or stick to LEDs? Your display’s design;…

Illumination Street

By Caitlin Bellamy | 12th September 2019

ILLUMINATION STREET Launching 3rd November 2019 Illumination Street is a competition sponsored by Safestyle UK and highlights the passion, flair and effort invested into front gardens around Britain on the build up to Christmas. The competition inspires both adults and children to use their imagination with their front gardens and homes during the festive holidays.…