Oh behold the green and gold – red and white cannot steal all the limelight!
The rouged and snowy tones make a splendid duo as do the natural and the gilded. It is, however, the blend of all four that give us the true and full feeling of the festive season.
While we have covered the confectionary fusion of red and white, we now pay homage to the glorious green and gold that add a touch of flora and sparkle to all that is Christmas.
Evergreen plants like the holly and the ivy are used over Christmas to brighten up décor during darkened days. They remind one that in a stark winter there is life, and they enhance the dreariness with aides-mémoires of growth and energy....