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Christmas themes 2018
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Trees on trees! That's one of the elements making up one of four key Christmas decoration themes this year at Millbrook! A visual feast of velvet roses, mercuried icicles, copper pomegranates, shiny butterflies and an array of dazzling decorations awaits you. This year, along with our amazing visual merchandiser, our Christmas buyer (yes, we're so excited about Christmas we have a year-round Christmas buyer!) has four key decorative themes: Christmas BerryFir Tree, Velvet Rose and Winter Grass. Choose your favourite theme and then select the corresponding decorations from the display, or create your own unique mix of one, two or all four! 

Theme 1: Christmas Berry

  Christmas red, emerald green and bright white all mix beautifully together to reveal a modern family theme.

  Christmas Berry - Get the look!

1. Use gift bags on the lower third of your tree.
2. Fill with soft toys to delight the youngsters in the family.
3. Wrap a 'Merry Christmas' garland message round the tree for all to see and enjoy at this time.

  Christmas Berry - Key items:

Compact berry lights, £49.99.
Fuddles, from £4.99
Plush red velvet star, £4.99
Large Candy Canes, £2.99
Theme 2: Fir Tree

  Create this simple and stylish theme using deep forest green and gentle lichen tones with wool white, frosty silver and hints of ginger to give a Nordic and natural feel.


  Fir Tree - Get the look!

1. Add soft gold highlights deep into the tree to give a real touch of luxury.
2. Place groups of small fir trees through the front of the tree to make a stunning focal point.
3. Bring floristry pieces to the outer edges of the branches to soften the effect of the tree.

  Fir Tree - Key items:

Sparkle Tree Lights, £39.99
Turquoise flower, £3.99
Large wooden stars, £19.99
Theme 3: Velvet Rose

  To create this lavish but traditional look you will need to have plenty of floristry and bows to fill the gaps between the stunning baubles and decorations. Colours are rich and sumptuous, mixing burgundy, fig, soft pink, dark green and rich gold together.

  Velvet Rose - Get the look!

1. Place baubles in groups of colour throughout the tree.
2. Zig-zag garlands from top to bottom of the tree for good coverage.
3. Fill gaps between baubles with perfectly-formed bows and flower heads..

  Velvet Rose - Key items:

Garland lights, £29.99
Glitter peacock fern spray, £1.99
Velvet roses, £6.99
Theme 4: Winter Grass

  Slightly more unusual colours of pewter, silver, wool white plus dusky pink blend together to create this stylish 'Scandi-feel' theme. This is a standalone masterpiece for the more modern home interior.

(Only at Gravesend and Staplehurst.)


  Winter Grass - Get the look

1. Place wooden decorations throughout the tree.
2. Add natural floristry and bring to the tips of the branches for a softened look.
3. Group feature lights throughout the tree making sure they have space to hang straight down.

  Winter Grass - Key items:

Star lights, £24.99
3D Ceramic Stars, £3.49
Pinewood Tree Hangers, £3.49
Special Christmas decoration offers for December for Millbrook family members

  Half price Wax Lyrical Christmas candle or reed diffuser, £9.99 each, was £19.99
Save £10, Village Scene with lights, battery operated, 4 designs, now £29.99, was £39.99
Save £5, 240 assorted outdoor LED string lights, now £14.99, was £19.99
Save £5, Christmas scene bauble with lights, battery operated, now £19.99, was £24.99
3 for £12, Lit mini houses and cars, £4.99 each
2 for £25 Christmas cushions (selected designs), £19.99 each

Have you booked your place on any of our festive workshops yet?


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