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  1. Festive Cosmic display at Harrogate

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    During the renowned Harrogate Christmas & Gift tradeshow, Festive merrily exhibits its original and innovative Christmas decorations. Our delightful decorative items are often categorised into fabulous themes and trends, defining the celebratory season. This year, Festive has surprised and impressed visitors with its Cosmic range, dedicated to the fascinating scientific world. Our captivating and atypical décor manages to harmoniously combine the rigorous realm of science with the gleeful spirit of Christmas. This incredible association is supported and reinforced by key features making science cheerfully stylish. Our Cosmic display at Harrogate proves that everything is possible with some imagination.

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    Our fantastic décor is enhanced by essential trendy elements, embodying the scientific sphere. Our Christmas tree is wonderfully adorned with items coming from where some of the magic happens, the laboratory. Our enchanting Cosmic display is composed of decorations representing the micro and macro dimensions of our universe. To produce our innovative décor, we have imitated particles like atoms and cell structures, as well as explored the endless galaxy.

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    Our marvellous Cosmic tree is ornamented with delightful components from the scientific lab, such as our sparkly glass cubes featuring periodic table elements.

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    4cm gold glitter cube dec with periodic decal (P011892)

    4cm silver glitter cube dec with periodic decal (P011893)

    4cm copper glitter cube dec with periodic decal (P011891)

    Our original display puts micro molecules in the spotlight. Festive decoupage baubles are impressively decorated with realistic and detailed cell structures.

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    7cm 3 asstd decoupage cell structure balls (P012537)

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    15cm x 3 dark iridescent balls (P013401)

    Finally, our Cosmic décor focuses on elements composing our intriguing galaxy. Our ornaments are shaped into lovely stars, and planets.

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    7cm 2 asstd decoupage cosmic balls (P012536)

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    8cm purple and silver planet ball (P013960)

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    7cm silver glass sputnik (P012692)

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  2. Festive British Decorations

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    Each year, Festive unveils the design trends likely to dominate Christmas. Amongst the many tendencies defining the 2017 festivities, celebration of British culture is likely to astonish everybody. The traditional spirit of Christmas is associated with cheery elements of British society. At Festive, Britishness is depicted through a gleeful prism to allow a harmonious and merry incorporation into Christmas. Not only do we honour British society through elaborate Christmas Jubilation displays, we also put spotlight on Britain with our marvellous range of decorations inspired by national symbols. In addition to embodying British culture in its entirety and diversity, our ornaments, including hanging decorations, table tops, and room decorations can get anyone into a joyful mood.

    Hanging decorations

    Our fabulous collection includes decorations ornamented with stylish patterns, such as tartan, and shaped into famous symbols, including Big Ben and the Welsh dragon. Hung on any Christmas tree, our British-inspired ornaments are perfect to bring an ounce of originality to any home.

    Glass decorations

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    1. 12cm glass Scottish Santa (236220)

    2.10cm glass union jack ball (P012783)

    3. 8cm 2 asstd glass balls with tartan design (P012788)

    4. 10cm glass bauble in tartan (101474)

    5. 9cm glass London bus (P012775)

    6. 8cm traditional tartan ball (P012831)

    7. 13cm glass big ben (P013802)

    8. 11cm red glass telephone box (P006939)

    Other ornaments

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    1. 10cm Scottish Santa (P010551)

    2. 9cm 2 asstd bus decorations (P013725)

    3. 7cm 2 asstd decoupage London icons balls (P012531)

    4. 17cm 2 asstd felt decorations – postbox/phone box (P007328)

    5. 8cm London icons disc (P013726)

    6. 8cm Christmas pudding decoration (P013875)

    7. 8cm 3 asstd tartan balls (P013730)

    8. 9cm Scottish penguin (P010554)

    9. 8cm bagpipe and tartan decoupage ball (P010549)

    10. 14cm 2 asstd felt policeman/queens guard (256556)

    11. 7.5cm twin tartan fabric liberty bell (120628)

    12. 7cm decoupage Welsh icon ball (P012533)

    Table tops & room decorations

    At Festive, key icons of British culture are made into modern and gleeful decorative items. Our table tops and room decorations can help anyone produce a merry replica of British society at home.

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    1. 46cm plush standing Scottish Santa (229390)

    2. 207cm red display telephone box (P010334)

    3. 22cm led double decker bus light (P011681)

    4. 14.8cm beefeater money box (P010954)

    5. 120cm x 112cm laser cut black wooden taxi (P012289)

    6. 28cm little dog door step in union jack fabric (P015594)

    7. 50cm tartan tree (P013623)

    8. 17cm post box money box (P010956)

    9. 19cm double decker bus (P010336)

    10. 9.3cm queen and corgi salt and pepper set (P010962)

    11. 26.5cm telephone box door stop (P015599)

    12. 47cm 1958 big ben (P010342)

  3. Festive Christmas Jubilation display at Harrogate

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    Harrogate Christmas & Gift is the occasion for Festive to showcase its wonderful decorations. Each January, we present, through elaborate and stylish displays, our original themes and trends. This year, we have introduced Christmas Jubilation, which proudly celebrates the British culture in its entirety and diversity. Britishness is represented through a merry prism. Not only is our jubilation about honouring Britain, it also holds the traditional essence of Christmas in its core. Our joyful décor encapsulates some of our key 2017 trends, through unique and exclusive ornaments. These design tendencies reinforce the sense of Britishness by sprinkling national nostalgia.

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    Our cheery and lively display, greatly influenced by British culture, features several trends which contribute in celebrating the country on the regional scale. To create our 2017 Christmas Jubilation décor, we have chosen colours reminding the Union Jack flag (red and blue), and heavily relied on popular icons epitomising the UK in the collective mind.

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    Our fantastic Christmas tree is dominated by red and blue ornaments, designed to recall the UK flag, and green decorations embodying Ireland. These splendid glass baubles are perfect to put Britishness into the spotlight this Christmas.

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    10cm 3 asstd deco cap glass balls (P012793)

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    8cm Antique Leaf Ball Red (P001836)

    Britain is best represented with its emblematic symbols. This is why our tree is inhabited with immense red buses, and adorable post boxes.

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    19cm double decker bus (P010336)

    32cm 1905 red double decker bus (P010344)

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    11cm red glass letterbox (P006940)

    Our marvellous decoupage baubles depict British regions and Ireland with their most famous emblems: the London eye for the capital, the red dragon for Wales, and the four-leaf clover for Ireland.

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    7cm decoupage Welsh icon ball (P012533)

    7cm 2 asstd decoupage London icons balls (P012531)

    7cm decoupage Irish icon ball (P012532)

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  4. Festive 2017 Licenced Collection

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    IMG_8508In 2017, Festive Productions is reinforcing its licencing agreements with Disney and Universal. Our new licenced collection, comprising Frozen, Disney Princess, Mickey and friends, and Minions, heavily rely on the current developments undertaken by both entertainment empires.

    Not only will princesses Elsa and Anna be back in the second opus of the popularly acclaimed Disney film, Frozen, the two sisters, from Arendelle, will also continue their magical adventures with Festive. Our 2017 Frozen range, including lovely hanging ornaments and twinkling tinsel, will enchant everybody this Christmas.

    IMG_8507With the release of Beauty and the Beast in March, the knowledgeable Belle is leading our 2017 Disney Princess collection with her own decorated Christmas tree. This year, Festive is more committed than ever to the Dream Big, Princess Campaign, dwelling on princesses’ qualities to empower young girls. Festive decorations, varying from figurines to baubles, highlight the inspiring qualities of these smart, adventurous, kind, and creative heroines.

    What would Disney be without its emblematic characters, Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, and Donald Duck? The most famous mouse, accompanied with his lover and friends, will be at the core of our 2017 Disney range, designed to reinforce the traditional spirit of Christmas.

    IMG_8509Minions will joyfully enliven this summer as they will return to the new Universal animated film, Despicable Me 3. Minions are also staying in Festive to keep spreading happiness this Christmas. Our Minions decorations will bring incredible laughter and cute cheekiness in 2017.

  5. NEW: Festive Train

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    250cm display steam train (P010346)

    Trains have always played a significant role during Christmas. Since their creation, they have allowed millions of passengers to travel home in December. At the end of 19th century, steam trains were used to transport Christmas presents sent from elsewhere. Due to their crucial missions, trains rapidly became popular decorative items. Moving around Christmas trees or resting on mantelpieces, little trains have continually served to reinforce the magical essence of Christmas whilst provoking joy around.

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    This year, Festive 2017 range is dominated by an impressive display steam train. Measuring 250cm, our black train, adorned with the number ‘25’ and a powerful spotlight, is the perfect product to create a nostalgic décor and deliver the Christmas spirit at home. Producing remarkable and realistic sound effects, our gigantic and captivating train can get anybody in a cheery mood.

  6. Christmas Gherkin

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    Did you know that Americans place a gherkin made of glass on their Christmas tree? In the United States, stockings, baubles, wire lights, and presents are not the only mandatory festive items! The Christmas gherkin definitely has a crucial part in the gleeful celebrations.

    Adding a gherkin to a Christmas tree is a popular tradition, believed to have first seen the day in Germany. This cheery custom works as follows: parents wait until Christmas Eve to hide a small glass ornament shaped into a gherkin on their tree. The gherkin has to be concealed between the branches so it remains out of sight. When Christmas day arrives, children wake up with one mission: finding the hidden gherkin. The first to spot the decoration on the tree is either rewarded with an extra present, or is promised a year of good fortune.

    At Festive, we believe in putting foreign traditions into the spotlight. This year, we are introducing our own gherkin. Wearing a lovely Santa hat, our gherkin is ideal to spend fun family times.

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    8cm glass gherkin with Santa hat (P013968)

     

  7. NEW: Festive Everyday Lighting range

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    2017 is clearly devoted to innovations for Festive Productions. Indeed, this year, we are launching a new lighting range composed of amazing products which can be used at any time of the year, Christmas included.

    Indoor lights are essential decorative items during the seasonal celebrations as they can enliven a Christmas display with merriment and elegance. Unfortunately, lighting decorations designed for Christmas time, end up disappearing once the festivities are officially done.

    This year, we are releasing a new collection of lights which can be left up every day. Not only are they absolutely perfect to be used during Christmas, they are also designed to stay over all year long.

    Our practical and decorative everyday lights have the particularity to come in original and bright containers (bottles, jars, and tea light holders). The radiance of these battery operated lights is therefore greatly enhanced.

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    1. 25cm 3 asstd bo lit signs (P014769)

    2. 13cm 3 asstd bo polka dot jars (P014770)

    3. bo dewdrop bottle light (P014278)

    4. 9.5cm 2 asstd glass flickering tea light holder (P014259)

    5. 19cm 3 asstd bo bulb lights (P014767)

    6. 32cm 3 asstd bo lit jars (P014766)

    7. 30cm 4 asstd bo metallic bottle light (P009250)

  8. Festive Arctic Ice display at Harrogate

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    IMG_6820Every January, Festive takes part in Harrogate Christmas & Gift to exhibit its fabulous decorations. This year, we have introduced our new themes and trends, including our Arctic Ice realm inhabited by adorable penguins, bears, narwhals, and reindeers. Festive polar world stands out with its snowy, and icy elements creating a mesmerising atmosphere. Not only does Festive icy display represent the magical ambiance from the polar hemispheres, our décor also highlights some of our key 2017 trends. Such tendencies, seen through our different hanging ornaments, serve to restyle a popular theme known and appreciated by everybody. The integration of specific design trends into our display reinforces our decorative statements whilst adding an original twist.

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    Four trends can be distinguished on our tree. Some tendencies are at the service of our icy theme, and others contribute to construct a sense of uniqueness and modernity. To produce our 2017 Arctic décor, we have favoured realistic representations of polar animals, and focused on decorations celebrating snow and ice. We have also featured geometric elements to galvanise our display with elegance.

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    7cm photographic polar bear decoupage ball (P012543)

    Our Christmas tree is ornamented with wonderful decoupage baubles adorned with realistic and majestic polar bears.

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    8cm 2 asstd snow writing decoupage balls (P011382)

    Snow, which has a central place in our Arctic décor, comes in various forms. For instance, the decoupage baubles decorating our tree feature snow typography.

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    50cm acrylic icicle – white (P011844)

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    57cm silver starburst in PET box (P011895)

    57cm white starburst in PET box (P011896)

    Our tree is beautifully enhanced with captivating elements found in ice grottos. Whilst our refined icicles add an ounce of delicacy to our display, our impressive sputniks place style at the core of our décor.

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    15.5cm laser cut acrylic narwhal – white (P013327)

    8.6cm laser cut acrylic penguin – white (P013330)

    7cm laser cut acrylic polar bear – white (P013329)

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    11cm hanging geometric white reindeer (P008831)

    Geometric polar animals, living in our Christmas tree, bring sophistication to our enchanting Arctic décor.

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  9. 2017 tinsel collection

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    festive-british-made-tinsel-collection-1Tinsel remains our flagship product in 2017. Made from metallised PVC, our British made tinsel is constantly evolving and modernising to satisfy increasing demand. Whilst our traditional pieces (red/green/gold/silver fine cut/chunky tinsel) remain in our 2017 range due to their continuing success, many novelties in our tinsel collection are to be noted.

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    This year, red, green, gold, silver, white, and purple are joined by fashionable tones. Our high-quality tinsel comes in sophisticated metallic shades and delightful blue tones. Whilst matt champagne, bronze, and matt silver symbolise refinement, powder blue, teal, and mint blue, inspiring calm, are perfect to create a winter wonderland scenery. In 2017, colours are also mixed to create unbelievable harmonies.

    Colours come with different finishes too. Not only can tinsel be glossy and matt, the Christmas must-have looks amazing when produced with holographic and embossed effects.1

    1. 200cm x 7.5cm fine cut tinsel – matt champagne (P015294)

    2. 200cm x 10cm chunky tinsel – powder blue (P015290)

    3. 200cm copper / bronze diamond garland (P010404)

    4. 200cm teal wavy tinsel (P010398)

    Unique shapes

    Although our fine cut and chunky tinsel pieces are extremely popular, we are introducing new kinds of garlands. We propose stunning wavy tinsel pieces. The twinkling and colourful bands, cut and attached to a sturdy wire in our state-of-the-art machines, are slightly curled, giving a modern and stylish look to our tinsel.

    Moreover, we have garlands composed of superb large fern leaves. Amongst our most original tinsel pieces, 2017 sees the appearance of crinkle loop and spiral bubble garlands, which will get anyone into a festive mood.2

    1. 200cm red wavy tinsel ( P010395)

    2. 200cm x 14cm large fern leaf – dark aglan (P015073)

    3. 200cm silver crinkle loop garland (P010890)

    4. 200cm red / green spiral bubble garland (P010418)

    Atypical items

    Whilst snowmen and penguins, made of sparkly tinsel, are happily staying in Festive, tinsel bands are also used to make loop chains, wavy cut pull out garlands, and spiral twists in 2017. Tinsel stars and poinsettias serve to merrily enliven delightful wire pieces. Our new wreaths and Christmas cone trees are composed of tinsel holly leaves, poms, and snowflakes shapes.3

    1. 240cm Christmas loop chain multi (P010893)

    2. 150cm x 10cm gold wavy cut pull out garland (P010389)

    3. 200cm lilac spiral twist garland (P010401)

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    1. 45cm multi snowflake tinsel wreath (P010902)

    2. 750cm red wire star garland (P010907)

    3. 45cm large multi pom cone tinsel tree (P010903)