Christmas lights are the soul of the festive season. From the Oxford Street turn on to local lights they symbolise the start of Christmas for many people. Here at Pines & Needles we provide the trees for a few of the best Christmas Lights in the UK, including Kew Gardens! Looking for somewhere new to… Read More Light up your November!
It’s not that we’re turning our noses up at a summer wedding, after all there’s nothing more enjoyable than sipping a cup of Pimm’s on the lawn as the sun beats down. It’s just that if you’re looking for true romance, nothing beats a winter wedding with faux fur stolls, blanket-on-the-knee carriage rides and crimson… Read More ‘Tis the season to be married
The biggest lesson we learnt from fashion week this year, aside from the fabulous trends, was the instant pick up of these on the high street. It was an almost instantaneous reaction, and the biggest S/S17 trends turned into street-style straight away. This is something we’re used to in the Pines and Needles offices. Everyone… Read More Catwalk Style for your Tree
It all depends on which camp you sit in – do you approach the last and longest weekend of August with sadness because of September’s back-to-work vibe, or do you embrace it knowing that the kids who’ve been under your feet for the best part of seven weeks will soon return to school? Whatever you’re… Read More August Bank Holiday
Eat, drink, sleep, repeat; eat, drink, sleep, repeat… Christmas has a funny habit of enlarging the waistband, with many of us unable to walk four paces without stopping to nibble on a bit of cheese, or plunder a pork pie, or wash breakfast down with a champagne cocktail. The invites flood in, the buffets get… Read More Wimbledon Food Festival
Christmas is all about giving, right? But Christmas can also be about stress – what to cook, what to wear, what to buy… Here at Pines and Needles we’re always on the lookout for ways to make your lives easier at arguably the most frantic time of the year. If we can remove even one… Read More #GiftATree
It feels like we’ve already been subjected to a summer of sport, yet the biggest event is about to begin – the Olympic Games. Despite fears over the Zika virus, thousands of athletes will descend on Rio de Janeiro for a festival of fitness between August 5th and 21st. One event which sadly won’t be… Read More Olympics
We love it when the family comes together to decorate the tree – one person doing the lights, another taking charge and children littering the branches with anything they can get their hands on. But if you want to make life easy this year, or you’re looking for a theme, our experts have done the… Read More Introducing, our brand new decoration themes for 2016
When the decoration experts at Pines & Needles were looking for inspiration for this year’s collections, they travelled the length and breadth of the country to find it. They tramped through woodlands, sought solace in the countryside and revelled in nostalgia. One of the biggest impressions was made by The Bird and Deer Park, an… Read More Royal Peacock
There’s more to Battersea Park then meets the eye – just look up! As well as being the location for one of our most popular Christmas stores, decked out with everything from our world-beating Christmas trees to our unrivalled wreaths and garlands, it’s now also home to one of London’s coolest ‘branches’ of Go Ape.… Read More Go Ape!