Dreaming of a bright Christmas? For anyone who finds themselves yearning for summer colours long after the return of fallen leaves and full-length sleeves, brights are the perfect way to give your seasonal style a contemporary twist. Twistmas, if you will.
Transform your holiday decor with a 2017 makeover! A fun alternative to the traditional colour palette, brighten up your home with the year’s biggest and best trends: pom-poms, tassels, geometrics, ombre and colour blocking. Every corner of Christmas is covered.
Style Out Your Stockings
Pom-poms and tassels have spent the summer out in the sun, but prepare for a Christmas comeback. The embellishments are the perfect way to enhance contemporary Christmas crafts.
Remember the famous Coco Chanel quote: “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off”? Take the opposite approach. Nothing’s done until it’s covered in pom-poms and/or tassels. When you think you’ve finished, look at your make and add a pom-pom. Or a tassel. Or many. Standard stockings will be transformed into colourful creations.
Alternative Tree Trends
Whether you’re celebrating in a cosy flat or decorating your office, it’s not always easy to make room for a full-size Christmas tree. With the brights trend, you’ll be able to ensure that your seasonal centrepiece still stands out in any space.
Add a major pop of colour with pom-pom power…
Brighten Up Your Baubles
Fill your boots with fillable baubles! Even a classic Christmas tree will have a contemporary edge when decorated with bright fillables – easy to create and certain to make an impact. You can use colourful ribbons, marker pens, paints and stickers to embellish the outside too.
Whether you’re a brush lettering buff, a keen knitter or a papercrafting pro, there’s a bauble for everyone.
Spell out seasonal sentiments in your choice of colours and patterns with the We R Memory Keepers Alphabet Punch Board ». Ideal as a backdrop to your party photo booth or to add a merry message to your home, create your very own eye-catching garland. Use coloured card or papers from the Pa Rom Pa Pom Pom range » to complement a contemporary Christmas.
This’ll be ideal if your festive ideas are a little off-the-wall! Get creative with the festive message – whether it’s family in-jokes, festive song lyrics or your favourite quote from Elf. SANTA’S COMING.
Get Ready for Wreaths
Revolutionise your wreath-making by stepping away from tradition. If you’re bigging up the brights theme, a modern-inspired wreath will start the fun at the door. Before friends and family even step inside your home, you can show off festive flair – and there’s plenty of creative ways to do it to suit everyone’s strengths.
A pom-pom phenomenon will work wonders for your winter wonderland, so transform your Yuletide yarn into a seasonal statement piece. Poms are made easy with the Clover pom-pom makers », so simply pick out your yarn – we recommend our Premium Acrylic » for both colour palette and value – and grab some sharp scissors to get making.
The Advent of Colour
With an uptick of elaborate advent calendars this year, there’s never been a better time to create your very own Christmas countdown. Use your crafting know-how to create reusable advent calendars to treasure – then pick out 24 thoughtful mini gifts to brighten each December day.
Tick off the days with sweet treats, crafty pieces, makeup, toys – or a custom combo of all of the above. But first, the advent calendar itself!
Crochet your way to Christmas with a stocking garland. It’ll add a decorative detail whether you display it as it is or stocked up with surprises. It’ll be perfect for a keen crocheter – or even as a seasonal starter project, adding a burst of bright colour to your home one stocking at a time.