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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
After a hectic month of crafts, competitions and crazy times in our Christmas Workshop, we’re just about ready to put our feet up. The Blog Team will be taking a short festive break until January 5th 2015, but as always, the website is open… Read More
Last Minute Christmas Table Ideas
Here at RLD, we love celebrating seasonal events, especially Christmas. With three days to go, we realise that not everyone is ready to kick back and relax quite yet. Read More
Top 10 Christmas Essentials
Preparing for Christmas can be a stressful task. With so much going on, there are 101 things to remember and it’s guaranteed that amongst all the festivities (and chaos), some of those things are going to be forgotten. We’ve put together a handy list… Read More
Five Polite Responses to an Unwanted Gift
Even if you think you have been given the worst present in the world, it isn't fair to make the giver feel bad about it. To avoid causing any offence this Christmas, we’ve come up with some alternative ways to respond to such a… Read More
Save, spend or splurge
Perhaps one of the most stressful things about this time of year isn’t just deciding what gift to get for everyone but of course, the budgeting! While it’s important to stick to your limits and save where you can, you also don’t… Read More
As it’s #FlashbackFriday, we thought it would be interesting to take a look back at Christmas through the ages and see just how things change as the years go by. We’ve delved into the depths of the archives and found some photos from way… Read More
What Makes Christmas So Special?
When this question was discussed here in the RLD offices, the word that was most used was memories. It seems that for us, the most valued part of the Christmas season is #making memories with family and friends - and the stories that are… Read More
Subtle Ways to Hint about the Christmas Gift you Want
We’ve all been there. Excitedly unwrapping a Christmas present before opening it up and feeling truly disappointed. Although we agree that it’s the thought that counts, some people are simply bad shoppers so there’s no harm in telling them what you’d like most. Read More
How to Make a Festive Napkin for Your Christmas Place Settings
We thought we’d help you make your own memories this year by giving you this handy guide to creating ‘We Three King’s’ style crowns for your Christmas table settings. Not only will it enhance the seasonal spirit when you sit down for Christmas dinner,… Read More
RLD Christmas Workshop – What’s Going On Today?
Have you wondered what goes on in the RLD Christmas Workshop? Our elves are hard at work in their festive factory, adding the finishing touches to our range of Christmas gifts. So if you’re looking for a bit of inspiration, this is what our cheeky elves… Read More
Naughty or Nice?
When you were little, did the lead up to Christmas mean perpetual excitement mixed with a secret hint of fear that you were going to end up on the naughty list? It’s ok, we understand. Here in the RLD Christmas Workshop, we’re letting you… Read More