October 2015

How to Get Into the Christmas Spirit

How to Get Into the Christmas Spirit

As it won’t be long now until we’re into November, you may be definitely starting to think about Christmas. It’s just round the corner now, so here are some of the best ways you and your family and friends can get into the Christmas spirit!   Find your perfect Christmas tree Get all the family together and take a drive to your nearest tree farm. It would be hard to not feel Christmassy at all when you are surrounded by all those lovely...

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Crazy Halloween Displays!

Crazy Halloween Displays!

Here at UK Christmas World we love all things to do with decorations, particularly around Christmas time! But Halloween is getting closer, and we love these celebrations just as much! We have found these brilliant home displays from around the world, some of them really made us laugh! Found from buzzfeed.com people have really gone to town to create these crazy Halloween displays for their homes! We hope that you love these as much as we do!   Look at this giant Scarecrow! We believe...

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DIY Use LED Christmas Lights In Your Pumpkins

DIY Use LED Christmas Lights In Your Pumpkins

Here at UKCW we’re getting ready for Halloween this weekend. Many of you will be starting to buy your pumpkins in, and like us, you may have carved them already! But we have been thinking, there must be an easier, safer way to light up your spooky pumpkin. And here it is! Pumpkins with fairy lights, rather than tea lights or candles. As this is something we specialise in, we found this idea a perfect use of our products!   As Halloween season creeps in closer you may want to find a safer way to enjoy your carved pumpkins. Using candles inside your...

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DIY Spooky Halloween Lights!

DIY Spooky Halloween Lights!

Want to try something a little different with your Halloween decorations this weekend? In this blog we will share with you a great idea for a fun DIY Halloween light display. It is a really easy process, so the kids can get involved too, they’ll love it! Here is our simple step-by-step guide…  What You Will Need: Glass jar/bowls/vase (you can use anything you...

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UK Christmas World Does Halloween!

UK Christmas World Does Halloween!

At UK Christmas World we’re getting very excited for Christmas time, but coming up even sooner is Halloween! We are just as well stocked for these celebrations as we are for Christmas. Are you still looking for something to make your decorations extra spooky? If you’re holding a Halloween party or if you’re just wanting to decorate your house for the fun of it we have something in store you will love to complete your trimmings! Not only do we stock decorations specific to Halloween but many of our ‘Christmas’ lights can also be used to create great eff...

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Christmas Time In Yorkshire

Christmas Time In Yorkshire

As the festive season is approaching you may be starting to think of activities you can plan for you and your family. We have scoured the web and complied this list of great attractions in the Yorkshire area that people of all ages will enjoy! Book early into these events, if applicable, to avoid disappointment. We’re a fan of planning early here at UK Christmas World, so see if any of these days out takes your fancy!   Stockeld Park Located in woodland about 30 minutes away from Leeds, York and Harrogate. Their Christmas...

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Jazz Up Your Christmas Gift Wrap!

Jazz Up Your Christmas Gift Wrap!

Do you feel like adding a little bit of extra special Christmas magic to your gifts this year? Impress your family and friends by using some of these interesting ways to wrap up their presents. After Christmas shopping, we would normally reach for the rolls of wrapping paper, gift tags, bows and other usual Christmas wrapping items of those sorts, but on enchantedhome.com we have found lots of exciting ways to mix up your usual present wrapping routine! Here are some of the top picks from their website that we think you’ll love… Make extra effort to colo...

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Christmas Symbols and Their Meanings

Christmas Symbols and Their Meanings

Every year we see the same things that we automatically associate with Christmas and festivities, and a lot of the time we may get wrapped up in the other events of Christmas such as presents, Santa, decorations and Christmas dinner, but we may often forget the true meaning of Christmas. So, ever wondered what these Christmas symbols mean? Symbols like stars, angels, presents and Christmas trees, we want to share with you in this blog the meanings behind them. You may look at things a little different this Christmas!   Christmas Wreath: They ar...

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Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

Here at UK Christmas World this year we are supporting the Samaritan’s Purse project – Operation Christmas Child. This may be a programme you have heard of before, it is quite a popular way that people give to charity over the festive period. (Image from samaritanspurse.org)

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When Should I Start My Christmas Cake?

When Should I Start My Christmas Cake?

This could very well be a question on many people’s lips. You want to get a delicious Christmas cake just right in time for when Christmas finally comes around, but surely now seems too early to start making it?! The answer to that one is in fact no! Some say you should make your Christmas cake 6 weeks before eating, but the advice given on Nigella.com is that 12 weeks before is the optimum time to get baking.   Your Christmas cake should be fed every 4 to 6 weeks but in the meantime, after baking, it should be stored away in a secure, air tight container...

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