2014 Blogs

House of Fraser Christmas 2014 Brochure

I have selected a few pages from the House of Fraser Christmas 2014 Brochure to try and capture something of the style of Christmas in 2014 and the products and services being offered.  My favourite page is probably their High Society 1920's inspired Christmas...

Costa Coffee Christmas 2014 Branding

I ordered a coffee today and only noticed when I'd finished it that it was actually a little Father Christmas design...     I thought this was really effective.  If you spot any clever Christmas branding please send me a picture to publish on the blog....

John Lewis Christmas 2014 Advert has arrived…

What do you think of it? Please leave a comment below. This years John Lewis Christmas advert is very much in the same vain as their 2011 campaign where Christmas giving is seen through the eyes of a child.  The 2014 advert sees a little boy called Sam playing with...

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2014

I've seen a lot of speculation online about the 2014 John Lewis Christmas Advert, there was even a parody of their advert of the BBC Radio 4 comedy "The Now Show" a couple of weeks ago. We won't have to wait much longer, they switch on their Christmas lights soon,...

Christmas 2014 catalogues, brochures and leaflets

I've already collected quite a large pile of Christmas 2014 brochures and leaflets from various high street stores. I'm now working through them so that I can share with you some of my favourite gift ideas for Christmas. If you've spotted a new Christmas Gift idea or...

Argos top toys for Christmas 2014

A few weeks ago I blogged about the Hamleys top toys for Christmas 2014 predictions and following on from this I'm pleased to also be able to write a blog about the Argos top toys prediction for this Christmas. Paging through the Argos catalogue and making your...

Six months until Christmas 2014

This weekend marks 6 months to go before Christmas milestone.  Six months is a long time but Christmas will be here before you know it.  Signup for our Christmas Planning Blog newsletter and we'll send you Christmas planning tips every few weeks for a stress free and...

Hamleys Christmas 2014 Top Ten Toy Prediction

Hamleys have published their top 10 toys for Christmas 2014 predictions today. I'm not sure I agree with all of these, so we'll have to see what happens. The main thing here is to the underlying theme of ever more technical, electronic toys.  To help I've linked these...