For decorator and influencer Julio Enrique GaetsThe motto for decorating Puerto Rican homes this coming Christmas is “more and more.”
A Puerto Rican visiting the island from the state of Florida spoke with Primera Hora about the top trends when it comes time to decorate homes for the long-awaited holiday season.
Gueits explained that prevailing ideas about getting into the “Christmas spirit” differ between the social events that draw attention in 2023 and the arrival of traditional elements to help enjoy this special occasion.
“‘Barbimania’ prevails over all, because pink is here to stay even at Christmas time this year. But a bold color like black, people are a little scared because people associate Christmas with red, green and gold, which never goes out of style, and white, ” he revealed. Makeup specialist.
Likewise, Gueits promised “antique” elements – or parts made of wood – as well as “Nordic” trends (which he identifies with the manufactured goods). Leather, wool, cotton, linen, or light-colored wood), nutcrackers, and stuffed animals will be items that Puerto Rican homes want to liven up in the coming months.
“Many of the things seen in previous years are back, and this Christmas decoration incorporates non-Easter flowers such as roses and magnolias. This year will break with the criteria of what Christmas means”, emphasized that beyond looking at specific trends, he sought to divide trends into “attitudes”. Love (for glitter lovers), Fun (for those who like big, fancy decorations), Rural And Traditional.
Meanwhile, in terms of exterior decoration, Julio Enrique promises that “magical forests” and extra-large objects will be essential to bring life to the suburbs of the houses. Similarly, when it comes to lighting, brighter is better, and the trend is taken to a higher level if there are bulbs. Also known as light-emitting diode, or LED, it promotes less use of electrical energy.
However, he urged the public to “look for their decorations from previous years, buy wisely what they want to use, but also use what they already have from previous years.”
Now, had been to make sure you have a better time sprucing up your space, than buying “some good tools,” including scissors, tweezers, a set of zip ties, and a tape measure. of a toolbox.”
These trends and modern ideas to beautify your home in the coming weeks will be part of the “Christmas workshop” that Julio Enrique will launch for the first time in Puerto Rico on October 15th at the Hyatt Hotel. Bayamon.
Through these workshops, the Gueits want to lead Puerto Ricans to explore their creativity and revisit what they have stocked in their homes to get into the holiday spirit, beyond buying festive items and paraphernalia.
“There you can clarify the doubts and gaps you have about Christmas. I’m going to answer them hand-in-hand, and with you, show you the little things you need to create that perfect tree. But not only that, but to empower all the girls and boys who want to start their own business, those techniques.” Prosper and bring Christmas joy,” he said.
The “tour” will continue on October 22nd at the Melia Hotel in Ponce and on October 29th at the Ventana del Mar Glamor Room in Ringon from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.