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Winter Decor Inspiration for Advent and Christmas
With Beautiful Poinsettia

Looking for new and trending ideas to decorate your home for the festive season?

From the interior design and houseplant experts at Stars for Europe, this blog shares inspirational ideas and fascinating facts perfect
for anyone who loves filling their home with warmth and beauty at Christmas.

Christmas trendsDesign inspiration
2020-11-30

CREATE THIS YEAR’S TOP FESTIVE LOOKS WITH POINSETTIAS

From winter whites to glowing golds and popping pinks, poinsettia blooms offer many more ways to pep up your Christmas décor than a simple red pot plant! The experts at…
Christmas trendsHistory and varieties
2020-11-26

Poinsettias – what’s new for 2020?

Breeders reveal their latest festive favourites with a modern twist! No home is complete in the run-up to Christmas without that much-loved icon of the festive season – the poinsettia!…
Design inspiration
2020-11-20

Be an Instagram star – learn how to stage the ultimate poinsettia image!

Social media has revolutionised our lives, and if there’s one trend that’s topping the popularity polls it’s the nation’s passion for houseplants. From selfies to ‘shelfies’ (images of shelves brimming…
Care
2020-11-13

Poinsettia growers reveal secrets to beautiful coloured bracts in time for Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… no other celebration creates such a sense of holiday at home as Christmas. And for households across the UK, the festive season…
History and varieties
2020-11-13

Poinsettias – meet the Mexican marvels set to bring much needed cheer to the UK’s homes

Here, the experts at Stars for Europe, the leading poinsettia marketing group, reveal five fascinating facts about the history of the much-loved poinsettia Nothing says that the countdown to Christmas…
Design inspiration
2020-10-13

From vintage style to contemporary chic, there’s a poinsettia to suit every taste imaginable

Here, Stars for Europe, the leading poinsettia experts, looks at how the latest poinsettia colourways can transform your festive displays into a winter wonderland Christmas is a celebration that’s steeped…
Care
2020-10-13

Poinsettia growers reveal secrets to beautiful colored bracts in time for Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year ... no other celebration creates such a sense of holiday at home as Christmas. And for households across the UK, the festive season…
Table decorations
2020-10-08

Colorful floral arrangements for the festive table

Wow friends and family with these stunning table decor ideas Agreat feast isn't just about the food. A well-dressed table makes all the difference, and flowers are essential. Fresh blooms are food…
Care
2020-10-08

How to make a poinsettia thrive

Expert tips on selection and care For decades, the colorful leaves of poinsettias have marked the most beautiful time of year. A festive combination of freshly baked biscuits, candlelight and floral…
Design inspirationDIY
2020-09-30

Poinsettias take to the skies this Christmas

Beautiful poinsettia ideas for suspended DIY decorations This Christmas, why not think differently about how you decorate your home? Forget traditional bunting and hanging décor, but instead draw upon the…
Advent decoration
2020-09-30

DIY Poinsettia Advent Calendars

Every day brings us a little closer to Christmas One of the joys of Christmas is the anticipation as the big day creeps ever closer. Advent calendars have been helping…
Design inspiration
2020-09-30

Bring nature to the heart of your festive décor with stunning poinsettia style

Here the experts at Stars for Europe showcase various styles in which poinsettias are the star of the show, and explain how these stunning looks can be recreated within your…
Advent decorationDesign inspiration
2020-09-26

Advent wreath ideas: poinsettias and starry lights

Poinsettias radiate Christmas charm during the festive season, thanks to their star-shaped bracts and bright colors. For many people, they're just as much a part of Christmas as a wreath. So why…
Table decorations
2020-09-04

Christmas wonderland – table decorations with poinsettias

These dreamlike table decorations will amaze your guests! Who doesn't know it - at Christmas time we indulge in memories of our childhood. Why not let these wonderful memories and…
Autumn or winter decoration
2020-09-04

Not only at Christmas time: colorful room decorations with poinsettias!

From autumn, the poinsettia will conquer people's hearts with its diverse colors and growth forms! The beautiful winter bloomer presents itself as a versatile houseplant that can also be displayed…
Table decorations
2020-09-04

Colourful floral arrangements for the festive table

Wow friends and family with these stunning table decor ideas Agreat feast isn’t just about the food. A well-dressed table makes all the difference, and flowers are essential. Fresh blooms…
Advent decorationDIYHangerVideos
2019-10-31

Original eye-catcher to replicate: Poinsettia in a vine ring

Wreaths with poinsettias are beautiful, festive eye-catchers. This hanging decoration is based on a metal ring that is wrapped in clematis vines and decorated with scented eucalyptus and pine twigs.…
Christmas Tree DecoDIY
2019-10-31

Poinsettia ornament for the Christmas tree

This enchanting poinsettia cone for the tree can be made with a flick of the wrist – even if you aren’t very experienced in arts & crafts. You will need…
Wedding
2019-10-31

Dream wedding in December: Poinsettia & the winter bride

Who would have thought? Every tenth couple gets married in December. A winter wedding has its very own magic. Such a romantic December celebration often takes place somewhere between snow…
Advent decorationDIY
2019-10-31

Baroque in bloom: Magnificent wreath with cut poinsettias

In this magnificent Advent wreath with cut poinsettias, pomp and luxury are taken up a notch and shine the spotlight on the festive aspect of Christmas. It’s easier to make…
Advent decorationChristmas Tree Deco
2019-10-31

“Christmas tree” of a different kind: Branches adorned with poinsettias

Whether as a gaily-coloured Advent decoration or an original alternative to the classic Christmas tree, a branch hung with colourful Christmas baubles is always a great eye-catcher. In the picture…
DIYPresent/Gift
2019-10-31

DIY idea: Eye-catcher in funky colours

Mini arrangement with cut poinsettia E Presentation with power: In the gaily-coloured mini arrangement in the foreground, holly and switch grass help put a cut poinsettia in the spotlight. The…
Advent decorationDIYPresent/Gift
2019-10-31

Miniature landscapes with poinsettias

Miniature landscapes with living plants are very on trend. In the Christmas season compelling winter scenarios with poinsettias are all the rage and make not only children’s hearts jump for…
DIYPresent/GiftVideos
2019-10-31

Poinsettia presents with pizazz

If you’re giving flowers in November or December, poinsettias are the obvious choice. Eith the right presentation this decorative and easy-care potted plant transforms itself in a wink into a…
Advent decorationDIY
2019-10-31

DIY idea: Advent calendar / Christmas tree with poinsettias

This little DIY tree made of bundled logs is a Christmas tree and Advent calendar in one. Red poinsettia miniatures, decoratively wrapped Advent calendar packages and a measuring stick folded…
Advent decorationDIYPresent/Gift
2019-10-31

DIY idea: Cut poinsettias in a parchment paper vase

All those who are creative and value elegance will love this stylish DIY arrangement with white and cream-coloured cut poinsettias in a glass vase covered with parchment paper. Watch our…
Advent decorationDIY
2019-10-31

New wreath ideas with poinsettias

Divine beauty, sweet as sugar, wonderfully traditional, simply elegant or in trendy colour schemes: Here come the Advent wreath ideas for the next Christmas celebration. Trendy bauble wreath in stylish…
DIY
2019-09-30

Poinsettias take to the skies this Christmas

Beautiful poinsettia ideas for suspended DIY decorations This Christmas, why not think differently about how you decorate your home? Forget traditional bunting and hanging décor, but instead draw upon the homemade…
Autumn or winter decorationHistory and varieties
2019-09-19

Not only at Christmas time: Autumn magic with poinsettias

With its star-shaped, luminously-red bracts the classic poinsettia is an ideal room decoration in the Advent and Christmas season. But with this beautiful winter bloomer you can also make fantastic…
Autumn or winter decorationDIY
2019-09-19

DIY idea: Poinsettia in a cone pot

The contrast between these cream-coloured poinsettias and their decorative pine-cone planter couldn’t be more appealing. A natural and rustic eye-catcher for the Christmas season that anyone can make in just…
Advent decorationDIY
2019-08-08

Time for colourful poinsettias! Christmas wonderland with poinsettias

Poinsettias are just as much a part of Christmas as the Christmas tree, home-baked cookies and candlelight. With their magnificent bracts they bring colour to winter rooms and light up…
Advent decorationDIYPresent/GiftTable decorationsVideos
2018-12-18

Dreaming of a White Christmas… with the poinsettia!

If you want your Christmas decoration to be rather pure and elegant, you can use snow-white and cream colored poinsettias to create beautiful table and room decorations in the twinkling…
DIYPresent/GiftVideos
2018-12-18

Last-minute gift: Wool thread container for a poinsettia

String art with a twist: Simple DIY idea as a last-minute gift! To make the basis for this arrangement, hammer nails around the rim of a wood disk (as with…
History and varieties
2018-12-12

12 December: Today is Poinsettia Day!

The Poinsettia as a Show of Love: December 12 has traditionally been celebrated as Poinsettia Day in the US. Ever since the mid-19th century, Poinsettia Day has been taken as…
Advent decorationDIYVideos
2018-11-30

Ready for Christmas: Advent wreath designs from the world of stars!

Traditions and rituals, memories and wishes: Advent is a magical time of year. Nothing represents the reflective mood of the Christmas season like the soft shimmer of candles on an…
Advent decorationDIY
2018-11-21

Kick-off for the Christmas season : Advent calendar ideas with poinsettias

Kick-off for the Christmas season : Advent calendar ideas with poinsettias Hang it up! The Christmas season includes four Sundays and this Advent calendar has a gift waiting for each…
DIYVideos
2018-11-14

“Upcycling” decorating trend: Discover our DIY videos!

Advent is the perfect time for getting crafty, and our inspirational DIY videos will show you how to create original Christmas decorations with poinsettias in no time. They’ll guide you…
History and varieties
2018-11-12

Hola qué tal? Mexican legends bloom in Britain for Christmas!

Wild in the highlands of Central America, reaching a height of up to five metres, grows a vibrant plant known as Flores de Noche Buena – ‘Flowers of the Holy…
Care
2018-11-12

How to become green-fingered by Christmas!

Experts share the secrets for keeping a colourful poinsettia to last the season.Getting stuck-in with gardening duties over the Christmas period is reserved for die-hard outdoorsy types, but for the…
Autumn or winter decorationHistory and varieties
2018-11-09

The diversity of poinsettias

The popular houseplant scores with a variety of colours, sizes and growth forms: Choose your poinsettia! In the last two months of the year, they’re everywhere you look: poinsettias. The…