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Christmas Inspiration

If you only decorate your home once a year, Christmas is the time to do it.

Shop our coordinated collections of wreaths, centrepieces and decorative

place settings. Plus, we’ve plenty of fun and festive ideas to inspire you.

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DIY decorations

Create a snowfall with a flurry
of paper snowflakes

Create a snowfall with a flurry of paper snowflakes
1

With thin paper, make a fold 1cm deep from the short end and then fold back and forth 10 times until you have a long fanned strip.


2

Fold in half and staple at the fold, cut each end at an angle and fan out the ends until you have a circle to create the snowflake.


3

Staple to secure then stitch on red beads and buttons to decorate, before hanging from a length of tinsel strung across a window.

More decoration ideas

Pine cones

Collect pine cones, paint
and hang with ribbon

Glass baubles

Fill hollow glass baubles
with sweets and treats

Christmas crafts

Make your very own advent
calendar with a twist

Christmas crafts
1

Collect an assortment of mini boxes, bags and envelopes and fill with trinkets, sweets, mottos and festive messages.


2

Arrange a bunch of stripped twigs in a large vase, ensuring there are 4-5 smaller twigs leading from each stem.


3

Make 24 tags and write or stamp on dates, then attach to each surprise with twine or ribbon and hang on the twigs.

More craft ideas

Table runner

Decorate a length of craft paper for a table runner

Finishing touches

Finish off gifts with ribbon, cones and pompoms

Festive displays

Give fruit and foliage a
pretty frosted finish

Festive displays
1

Choose a selection of fruit and and foliage - small pears, apples, figs, pine cones and holly leaves look great.


2

Brush with lightly beaten egg white and sprinkle with sugar for a sparkling frosted look then leave to dry.


3

Display on a wooden board for a table centrepiece or arrange on a Christmas pudding (decorative use only).

More display ideas

Pine cones

Position mini plants and posies across a mantle

Glass baubles

Embelish a vase with decorative trimmings

Make it personal

Use felt shapes, flower heads, ribbon, tags,
stamps and more to make a bespoke place
setting for each of your guests.

Cinamon sticks place setting
Christmas tree place setting
Flower place setting

Decorating trends

Vintage charm

Upcycling is a really popular
pastime and ideal for giving your
home some vintage charm


Keep hold of decorations, tags, bells and ribbon
from every Christmas and re-use the following year.


Look for cards and wrap with vintage designs,
and have a go at decoupage.


Buy a calligraphy set and give italic writing
on tags and cards a whirl, for a unique touch.

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Decorating trends

Scandi-style

Natural colors and textures are
perfect for creating a snowy
Scandi-style Christmas


Twisted hazel or fluffy willow in a vase are
perfect for hanging lights or miniature baubles.


For 3D stars, dry allium heads before spraying
with metallic paint and placing on the tree.


Eryngium also dries well and looks stunning
trimmed down, sprayed and used in centrepieces.

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How-to guides

Try your hand at making your own
Christmas wreath and Christmas
centrepiece, with our useful guides.

Christmas Wreath

How to make a Christmas wreath

See the guide

How to make a Christmas centrepiece

See the guide