• Christmas Elves

    Christmas Elves

    Historically the elf appears in traditional folklore going back to medieval times. The Christmas elf (of North Pole fame) is part of a more recent tradition which started in the 19th century. This jolly elf is usually dressed in red and…

  • Trends 2017

    Colour Trends 2017

    Purple, green and blue were all colours trending at this years design shows. Although purple is not a traditional Christmas colour it’s incredibly versatile and works perfectly with metallics like gold,…

  • Christmas Elves Trends 2017

    Decorating Trends 2017

    The beginning of the year is an exciting time at Christmas Elves. After the international trade shows I start working on new creative themes for the shop based on popular trends and…

  • Lighting Outdoor Decorating

    Ropelights

    For outdoor decorating LED rope lights rule. They’re flexible, longlasting, and energy efficient. Available in a wide range of colours they often come with function settings, so you can twinkle, fade or…

  • Lighting

    Warm White vs Cool White

    Let’s get technical, the terms warm white and cool white refer to the high and low end of the white light colour spectrum. Warm white casts a yellow hue and is most often…

  • Christmas Elves

    The Secret Garden

    “The secret garden is filled with abundance. Floral blooms in pastel shades fill the tree whilst birds and butterflies hover above. A trellis made from satin ribbon criss crosses the tree…

  • Decorating Tips

    How to choose a Christmas tree

    Choosing your perfect Christmas tree can be quite a big decision. Like most household purchases if you want a long lasting, quality product be prepared to do your homework, here are a few tips: Try to view…

  • Interior Style

    Floristry

    The current fashion for floristry in Christmas decorating has never been more popular, and it’s not all about the poinsettia! These days artificial flowers and plants can look incredibly lifelike. In keeping…

  • Christmas Elves

    A Christmas Romance

    Bouquets of scarlet poinsettia sparkle with silver jewels. Framed by lush velvet ribbon and frosted crystal sprays. White lights glitter in a flocked tree decorated with red, white and silver baubles.…

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    Christmas Villages

    At Christmas Elves we’ve created a tiered Christmas tree to display our Christmas village collections. The finished tree functions really well keeping small hands at bay and allowing customers to view and…