I think we have probably all at one time or another embarked on sewing or embroidering a design which colour scheme we have either partially or entirely changed from the original, only to be disappointed with the end result.
Well, at least you can´t go far wrong with our jolly old Santa Claus, clad in his Coca Cola colours. Can you imagine portraying this charitable elderly gent as before the popular drink´s promotion of a century ago, in his green or brown sackcloth attire? No, this intense red definitely suits him perfectly along with the terrific weight gain that they also obliged him to undertake.
I added a small bell to the top of his hat.
and a smattering of beads and sequins to the tree
I really like making Christmas table runners, such a pity we only get to see them once a year.