Christmas

Building the Nativity scene according to expert advice

Building the Nativity scene according to expert advice

Who said that setting up a Nativity scene is child’s play? It takes inventiveness, planning, a touch of dexterity and obviously the right materials. Here are the tips from our experts on how to build a great DIY nativity scene. Making a DIY nativity scene…

5 funny characters for your nativity scene

5 funny characters for your nativity scene

A funny nativity scene? Of course yes, thanks to the skill of the great masters of the Neapolitan nativity scene! Here are 5 characters for an animated nativity scene that will make you smile It is not easy to choose the characters for your animated…

Original nativity scenes: the 5 strangest of the Holyart catalogue

Original nativity scenes: the 5 strangest of the Holyart catalogue

The nativity scene in the mocha or the one built on the branches of a fir tree? This year choose something original for your Christmas, Choose a nativity scene on Holyart! Poised between traditions and innovation, every year Neapolitan artisans experiment with new forms and…

Fake snow for a nativity scene: how to get a realistic effect!

Fake snow for a nativity scene: how to get a realistic effect!

Do you want to give your Christmas an even more magical atmosphere thanks to the fake snow for the nativity scene? Go professional with Holyart snow guns! Imagine landscapes with houses, hills and characters who engage in different activities. They are the views of our…

5 home decorations ideal for Christmas or the whole year

5 home decorations ideal for Christmas or the whole year

Christmas decorations? They are never enough! Let’s find out how to create the perfect Christmas atmosphere with objects that can beautify our home for the rest of the year. Who, with the holidays approaching, is not seized by the desire to make their home warmer and…

5 gift ideas for Christmas: for him and her

5 gift ideas for Christmas: for him and her

Christmas is approaching. Do you already know what to give to your loved ones? Christmas shopping anxiety? Here are some very special gift ideas for him and her. How far are you with gift ideas for Christmas? Exchanging gifts is certainly one of the most…

Christmas tree with built-in lights

Christmas tree with built-in lights

Christmas tree with built-in lights Why not? A modern and comfortable way to avoid the stress of the chains of lights without giving up the whole atmosphere of the party. Why pick a Christmas tree with built-in lights? Doesn’t it take away the atmosphere from…

Complete crib or only trio of the Nativity

Complete crib or only trio of the Nativity

Complete nativity scene or just the Holy Family? Christmas is approaching and it is time to decide. Let’s find out the reasons for a choice together. The tradition of the Nativity has deep roots and is particularly felt in our country. A short time ago…

5 Weird Christmas trees

5 Weird Christmas trees

What would Christmas be without a tree? But why limit yourself to the usual, classic green fir decorated with balls, lights and tinsel? Here are some ideas for strange and original Christmas trees, real design objects. So, what do we mean by weird Christmas trees?…

How to build a DIY nativity scene: a mini guide

How to build a DIY nativity scene: a mini guide

We talk about Christmas again. Lights, decorated trees, all the symbols we love so much, which comfort our hearts with the hope of rebirth, with the warmth of the family. We want to carry on, offering you a little guide on how to build a…

How to choose an artificial Christmas tree

How to choose an artificial Christmas tree

All you need to know about artificial Christmas trees. Ready in a couple of minutes So, you’ve decided to buy an artificial Christmas tree, and you’re asking the age old question:  how do I make my choice? And above all, why is it that if…

Who were the Wise Men and their names

Who were the Wise Men and their names

We all know the Three Wise Men as the three men who faced a long journey chasing a star with the sole purpose of paying homage to the “King of the Jews”. But, who are these three men? Where do they come from? What is…

Exchanging gifts for Christmas

Exchanging gifts for Christmas

It’s always nice to receive a gift, especially from someone that loves us and during Christmas, symbol of Jesus’ birth. Have we ever wondered where the act of exchanging gifts come from? How was this habit developed? It is not clear why the habit of…

10 ideas to decorate your garden during Christmas

10 ideas to decorate your garden during Christmas

Christmas is getting closer, and we are all buzzing about how we should decorate and embellish our homes for Christmas. But the garden also deserves to be decorated, let’s see together some ideas to do it better. The tradition of decorating our homes for Christmas…

Christmas traditions from all over the world that you don’t know about

Christmas traditions from all over the world that you don’t know about

Christmas is perhaps the most famous holiday in the world. It was born in a religious setting, as celebration for Jesus’ birth, the son of God made man, and with this meaning it is celebrated in all Christian Catholic countries, and protestant and orthodox, with…

Nativity scenes that resemble children

Nativity scenes that resemble children

Modern kids are much more informed than the kids of few years ago under many points of view. They are constantly influenced by mediatic inputs, and are targets of more or less deceptive commercials; they are influenced by stereotypes that want them to act and…

Animated statues in the Neapolitan Nativity scene

Animated statues in the Neapolitan Nativity scene

The Nativity scene is one of the most famous and spread traditions connected to Christmas. At least in our country, there are very few homes that have no box containing the wood and cork hut, small rocks and pieces of bark, moss turned gray because…

Christmas home decorations – do-it-yourself

Christmas home decorations – do-it-yourself

Let the do-it-yourself mood get to you this Christmas. It doesn’t matter if you’re good at it or not, just put a lot of fantasy and emphasis in it. You can recreate enchanting atmospheres to add that extra touch of elegance to your Christmas. Decorating your…