Dressing your table for Christmas Dinner

Ah the Christmas Dinner. Possibly one of the things we most look forward to at Christmas time. 3 types of stuffing, extra gravy and of course pigs in blankets. So why not make your table look as good as your festive feast and spruce things up this year. We’re here with some helpful tips on how…

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How to decorate your small space for Christmas

December has arrived, and with it comes the festivities and plenty of planning and preparation to make Christmas a fun and enjoyable time. With many people living in flats, apartments, bedsits, or small homes, you may want to decorate for Christmas without compromising on space. So, use these hints and tips on decorating so you…

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3 Delicious Christmas Baking Recipes

There’s no better smell at Christmas than the smell of baking radiating from your Kitchen. We’ve got some family favourite recipes for you and your loved ones to get cooking this Christmas. Gingerbread Men The gingerbread man is a staple during the festive season. They are sweet, fun and most importantly… delicious. Follow the recipe…

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Have yourself an Eco Friendly Christmas

There are many Christmas traditions that we’ve done them for years, our parents did them and so did their parents. Giving presents, lights on the tree things like that. With the knowledge we have now, many of us are slightly more conscious about our carbon footprint and use of plastics etc. If you’re looking for…

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Alternative ways to top your tree

When decorating your tree there are some traditions that seem to stick throughout the years. Things such as lights, tinsel and especially what goes on top of your tree. Some people have family heirlooms that have been passed down through generations. The classic tree toppers tend to be an angel or a star both chosen…

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Plant up your Festive Containers

For some, the winter months mean prepping the garden for the winter frosts and potentially ‘closing shop’ for the cold season. As the nights grow darker and the mornings colder, it doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to your garden until March. You may use gardening as your daily exercise or just love being…

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Do you deck your halls before December?

Back in October we asked you whether you were going to be putting up your Christmas lights earlier this year. This was because we know that 2020 hasn’t been the year that any of us had expected, so we wondered if you were fast forwarding to the festive period. With a second UK lockdown, what…

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Illumination Street 2020 – Launch

Christmas has been on everyone’s mind this week, with worries that we might not be seeing our loved ones. So there is more reason than ever to spread some cheer where you can. Over the past seven months, millions of people have turned to their gardens and local outdoor spaces for respite and solace. And…

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Illumination Street Winners 2019

This Christmas, people up and down the country have been bedecking and bedazzling their homes to enter the Illumination Street competition, sponsored by Safestyle UK and the brainchild of David Domoney – Chartered Horticulturist – all in an effort to brighten up Britain’s streets this Christmas. The campaign has taken the nation by storm, with…

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